Notice of Cancelation of Public Meeting; BMW Mini Cooper S Vehicles; Exhaust Pipe Tips, 77104 [E8-29957]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 77104 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 244 / Thursday, December 18, 2008 / Notices DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before June 16, 2009. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gregory Punske, P.E., District Engineer, District B (South), Federal Highway Administration, 300 East 8th Street, Room 826 Austin, Texas 78701; telephone: (512) 536–5960; e-mail: gregory.punske@fhwa.dot.gov. The FHWA Texas Division Office’s normal business hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (central time) Monday through Friday. You may also contact Dianna Noble, P.E., Texas Department of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division, 118 E. Riverside Drive, Austin, Texas 78704; telephone: (512) 416– 2734; e-mail: dnoble@dot.state.tx.us. The Texas Department of Transportation’s normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (central time) Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of Texas: Grand Parkway (State Highway 99) Segment F– 1 from U.S. 290 to S.H. 249 in Harris County; FHWA Project Reference Number: FHWA–TX–EIS–03–01–F. The project will be a 19.3 km (12.0 mi) long, four-lane controlled access toll road with intermittent frontage roads, gradeseparated intersections with exit and entrance ramps at four intersecting roadways, and elevated directional interchanges at State Highway 99 and U.S. 290 and State Highway 99 and U.S. 249. It will begin in northwestern Harris County at U.S. 290. It will then proceed north then west through Harris County and end at U.S. 249. The purpose of the project is to efficiently link the suburban communities and major roadways, enhance mobility and safety, and respond to economic growth. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the project, approved on April 18, 2008, in the FHWA Record of Decision (ROD) issued on November 20, 2008 and in other documents in the FHWA administrative record. The FEIS, ROD, and other documents in the FHWA VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 administrative record file are available by contacting the FHWA or the Texas Department of Transportation at the addresses provided above. The FHWA FEIS and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the Grand Parkway Association Web site at http:// www.grandpky.com/segments/f-1/. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4335]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q). 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544] Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661– 667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–(11)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2000(d)(1)]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251–1342; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), 16 U.S.C. 4601–4604. 8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2008–0189] Notice of Cancelation of Public Meeting; BMW Mini Cooper S Vehicles; Exhaust Pipe Tips AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of cancelation of public meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces a cancelation of NHTSA’s December 17, 2008, public meeting regarding its Initial Decision that model year (MY) 2007 and certain MY 2008 BMW Mini Cooper S vehicles (subject vehicles) contain a defect related to motor vehicle safety in the vehicle’s exhaust pipe tips. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AnnaLisa Nash, Office of Chief Counsel, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590; (202) 366–5263. NHTSA’s public meeting regarding its Initial Decision that model year (MY) 2007 and certain MY 2008 BMW Mini Cooper S vehicles (subject vehicles) contain a defect related to motor vehicle safety in the vehicle’s exhaust pipe tips, previously scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 2008,1 is now canceled. The matter is moot. On December 12, 2008, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) submitted a Defect and Noncompliance Information Report to NHTSA under 49 CFR 573.6. BMW has thus initiated a safety recall on the subject vehicles within the meaning of the 49 U.S.C. 30118–30120 and 49 CFR Part 573. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30118(a), (b); delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.50(a) and 49 CFR 501.8. Issued on: December 12, 2008. Daniel C. Smith, Associate Administrator for Enforcement. [FR Doc. E8–29957 Filed 12–12–08; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: December 12, 2008. Gregory S. Punske, District Engineer, Austin. [FR Doc. E8–30040 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 The agency published notice of the meeting on Friday, December 5, 2008 (Initial Decision That Certain BMW Mini Cooper S Vehicles Contain a Safety-Related Defect Regarding the Exhaust Pipe Tips; and Scheduling of a Public Meeting, 73 FR 235 (noticed Dec. 5, 2008)). E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 244 (Thursday, December 18, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 77104]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-29957]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2008-0189]


Notice of Cancelation of Public Meeting; BMW Mini Cooper S 
Vehicles; Exhaust Pipe Tips

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of cancelation of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a cancelation of NHTSA's December 17, 
2008, public meeting regarding its Initial Decision that model year 
(MY) 2007 and certain MY 2008 BMW Mini Cooper S vehicles (subject 
vehicles) contain a defect related to motor vehicle safety in the 
vehicle's exhaust pipe tips.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AnnaLisa Nash, Office of Chief 
Counsel, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590; (202) 366-5263.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NHTSA's public meeting regarding its Initial 
Decision that model year (MY) 2007 and certain MY 2008 BMW Mini Cooper 
S vehicles (subject vehicles) contain a defect related to motor vehicle 
safety in the vehicle's exhaust pipe tips, previously scheduled for 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008,\1\ is now canceled. The matter is moot. 
On December 12, 2008, BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) submitted a 
Defect and Noncompliance Information Report to NHTSA under 49 CFR 
573.6. BMW has thus initiated a safety recall on the subject vehicles 
within the meaning of the 49 U.S.C. 30118-30120 and 49 CFR Part 573.
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    \1\ The agency published notice of the meeting on Friday, 
December 5, 2008 (Initial Decision That Certain BMW Mini Cooper S 
Vehicles Contain a Safety-Related Defect Regarding the Exhaust Pipe 
Tips; and Scheduling of a Public Meeting, 73 FR 235 (noticed Dec. 5, 
2008)).

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30118(a), (b); delegations of authority at 
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49 CFR 1.50(a) and 49 CFR 501.8.

    Issued on: December 12, 2008.
Daniel C. Smith,
Associate Administrator for Enforcement.
 [FR Doc. E8-29957 Filed 12-12-08; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 4910-59-P