Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California, 16035-16036 [E9-7935]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 8, 2009 / Notices With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Package—Resolutions (Memo 0391). Intended effective date: 1 July 2009. Barbara J. Hairston, Supervisory Dockets Officer, Docket Operations, Alternate Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. E9–7962 Filed 4–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Eighth Meeting, Special Committee 211, Nickel-Cadmium, Lead Acid and Rechargeable Lithium Batteries Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 211, Nickel-Cadmium, Lead Acid and Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 211, NickelCadmium, Lead Acid and Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. DATES: The meeting will be held April 22–23, 2009 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036, MacIntosh NBAA and Hilton ATA Rooms. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site https://www.rtca.org for directions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 211 meeting. The agenda will include: • Opening Plenary Session (Welcome, Introductions, and Administrative Remarks, Agenda Overview). • Review/Approval of the Seventh Meeting Summary, RTCA Paper No. 087–09/SC211–019. • Discuss steps necessary to incorporate NiMh technology into DO– 293 as requested by the FAA. • Address other changes proposed for DO–293 based on MOPS usage experience. • Address other changes proposed for DO–311 based on MOPS usage experience. • Closing Plenary Session (Other Business, Establish Agenda for Next Meeting, Date and Place of Next Meeting, Adjourn). Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:05 Apr 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 Issued in Washington, DC, on April 1, 2009. Francisco Estrada C., RTCA Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. E9–7911 Filed 4–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 USC 327. SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l) (1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Interstate405 at Avalon Boulevard Interchange Improvement Project (post mile 10.8 to 11.4) in the City of Carson, County of Los Angeles, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, 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 October 5, 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: Eduardo Aguilar, Branch Chief/Senior Environmental Planner, Caltrans, District 7, Division of Environmental Planning, 100 South Main Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012–3712, (213) 897–8492, eduardo_aguilar@dot.ca.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assigned, and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16035 Notice is hereby given that the Caltrans, have taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of California: Caltrans and the City of Carson propose to improve the configuration of the I–405/Avalon Boulevard interchange (post mile 10.8 to 11.4) in the City of Carson, County of Los Angeles. The proposed improvements would: (1) Realign and improve existing ramps in three of the intersection quadrants; (2) add a new ramp in the fourth (i.e., southeast) quadrant, which would link Lenardo Drive and Avalon Boulevard to the freeway at a widened 213th Street bridge; (3) link the interchange to Lenardo Drive on the adjacent Carson Marketplace site with a bridge over the Torrance Lateral flood control channel, and (4) widen Avalon Boulevard to accommodate change in the ramps configuration. A public meeting was held on regarding the proposed project on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at the City of Carson Community Center, Room 123, in Carson, California. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project, approved on March 18, 2009. The FONSI and other project records are available for review by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the Caltrans District 7 environmental document Web site at https:// www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/resources/ envdocs/. 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: —General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4351]; Federal Aid-Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109]. —Land: Landscape and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 219]. —Air: Clean Air Act 42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q). —Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and section 1536], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]. —Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]. —Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 16036 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 8, 2009 / Notices [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–11]; 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)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. —Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)–2000(d) (1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]; The Uniform Relocation Assistance Act and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended. —Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601–9675; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6901–6992 (k). —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. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species. (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.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) Issued on: April 1, 2009. Cindy Vigue, Director, State Programs, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. E9–7935 Filed 4–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES [FHWA Docket No. FHWA–2005–23112] Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting of advisory committee. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:05 Apr 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 SUMMARY: This document announces the sixth meeting of the Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration (MAC– FHWA). The purpose of this meeting is to advise the Secretary of Transportation, through the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, on infrastructure issues of concern to motorcyclists, including (1) barrier design; (2) road design, construction, and maintenance practices; and (3) the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies, pursuant to section 1914 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU). DATES: The sixth meeting of the MAC– FHWA is scheduled for May 7, 2009, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The sixth MAC–FHWA meeting will be held at the Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Griffith, the Designated Federal Official, Office of Safety, 202–366–2288, (mike.griffith@dot.gov), or Dr. Morris Oliver, Office of Safety, 202–366–2288, (morris.oliver@dot.gov), Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 10, 2005, the President signed into law the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) (Pub. L. 109–59, 119 Stat. 1144). Section 1914 of SAFETEA–LU mandates the establishment of the Motorcyclist Advisory Council as follows: ‘‘The Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, in consultation with the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate, shall appoint a Motorcyclist Advisory Council to coordinate with and advise the Administrator on infrastructure issues of concern to motorcyclists, including— (1) Barrier design; (2) Road design, construction, and maintenance practices; and (3) The architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies.’’ In addition, section 1914 specifies the membership of the council: ‘‘The Council shall consist of not more than 10 members of the motorcycling PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 community with professional expertise in national motorcyclist safety advocacy, including— (1) At least— (A) One member recommended by a national motorcyclist association; (B) One member recommended by a national motorcycle rider’s foundation; (C) One representative of the National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators; (D) Two members of State motorcyclists’ organizations; (E) One member recommended by a national organization that represents the builders of highway infrastructure; (F) One member recommended by a national association that represents the traffic safety systems industry; and (G) One member of a national safety organization; and (2) At least one, and not more than two, motorcyclists who are traffic system design engineers or State transportation department officials.’’ To carry out this requirement, the FHWA published a notice of intent to form an advisory committee in the Federal Register on December 23, 2005 (70 FR 76353). This notice, consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), announced the establishment of the Council and invited comments and nominations for membership. The FHWA announced the ten members selected to the Council in the Federal Register on October 5, 2006 (71 FR 58903). An electronic copy of this document and the previous Federal Register notices associated with the MAC–FHWA can be downloaded through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at: https://www.regulations.gov and the Office of the Federal Register’s home page at: https://www.archives.gov/ federal_register. The FHWA anticipates that the MAC– FHWA will meet at least once a year, with meetings held in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and the FHWA will publish notices in the Federal Register to announce the times, dates, and locations of these meetings. Meetings of the Council are open to the public, and time will be provided in each meeting’s schedule for comments by members of the public. Attendance will necessarily be limited by the size of the meeting room. Members of the public may present oral or written comments at the meeting or may present written materials by providing copies to Ms. Fran Bents, Westat, 1650 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850–3195, (240) 314–7557, ten (10) days prior to the meeting. The agenda topics for the meetings will include a discussion of the E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 66 (Wednesday, April 8, 2009)]
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[FR Doc No: E9-7935]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
California

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 
23 USC 327.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to 
announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final within the meaning of 
23 U.S.C. 139(l) (1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, 
Interstate-405 at Avalon Boulevard Interchange Improvement Project 
(post mile 10.8 to 11.4) in the City of Carson, County of Los Angeles, 
State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and 
approvals for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, 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 October 
5, 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: Eduardo Aguilar, Branch Chief/Senior 
Environmental Planner, Caltrans, District 7, Division of Environmental 
Planning, 100 South Main Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3712, 
(213) 897-8492, eduardo_aguilar@dot.ca.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway 
Administration (FHWA) assigned, and the California Department of 
Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, environmental responsibilities for 
this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that the 
Caltrans, have taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 
139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following 
highway project in the State of California: Caltrans and the City of 
Carson propose to improve the configuration of the I-405/Avalon 
Boulevard interchange (post mile 10.8 to 11.4) in the City of Carson, 
County of Los Angeles. The proposed improvements would: (1) Realign and 
improve existing ramps in three of the intersection quadrants; (2) add 
a new ramp in the fourth (i.e., southeast) quadrant, which would link 
Lenardo Drive and Avalon Boulevard to the freeway at a widened 213th 
Street bridge; (3) link the interchange to Lenardo Drive on the 
adjacent Carson Marketplace site with a bridge over the Torrance 
Lateral flood control channel, and (4) widen Avalon Boulevard to 
accommodate change in the ramps configuration. A public meeting was 
held on regarding the proposed project on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 
the City of Carson Community Center, Room 123, in Carson, California. 
The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the Finding of No Significant 
Impact (FONSI) for the project, approved on March 18, 2009. The FONSI 
and other project records are available for review by contacting 
Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans FONSI can be 
viewed and downloaded from the Caltrans District 7 environmental 
document Web site at https://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/resources/envdocs/.
    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:

--General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321-
4351]; Federal Aid-Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109].
--Land: Landscape and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 219].
--Air: Clean Air Act 42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q).
--Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and section 
1536], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)], 
Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712].
--Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 
U.S.C. 303].
--Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act of 1966, as amended

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[16 U.S.C. 470(aa)-11]; 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)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation 
Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
--Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)-
2000(d) (1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; 
Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209]; The Uniform 
Relocation Assistance Act and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 
1970, as amended.
--Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675; 
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6901-6992 (k).
--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. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural 
Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; 
E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental 
Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species.

(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.)

    Authority:  23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1)

    Issued on: April 1, 2009.
Cindy Vigue,
Director, State Programs, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. E9-7935 Filed 4-7-09; 8:45 am]
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