Environmental Impact Statement: Final and Gila Counties, AZ, 20016 [E9-9732]

Download as PDF 20016 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 82 / Thursday, April 30, 2009 / Notices Notice. SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) revision of a current information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on December 3. 2008, vol. 73, no. 233. pages 73687– 73688. Standards have been established for the operation of agricultural aircraft and for the dispensing of chemicals, pesticides and toxic substances. Information collected shows applicant compliance and eligibility for certification by the FAA. DATES: Please submit comments by June 1, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney at Carla.Mauney@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Title: Agricultural Aircraft Operations. Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0049. Form(s): 8710–3. Affected Public: An estimated 3,980 Respondents. Frequency: This information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 3.5 hours per response. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 14,037 hours annually. Abstract: Standards have been established for the operation of agricultural aircraft and for the dispensing of chemicals, pesticides and toxic substances. Information collected shows applicant compliance and eligibility for certification by the FAA. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_suhmnission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library. Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:35 Apr 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected: and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued in Washington, DC on April 23, 2009. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E9–9765 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement: Final and Gila Counties, AZ AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent. SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Pinal and Gila counties, Arizona. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Davis, Senior Engineering Manager for Operations, Federal Highway Administration, Arizona Division Office, 4000 North Central Avenue, Suite 1500, Phoenix, Arizona 85012, Telephone: (602) 382–8970, Fax: (602) 382–8998, e-mail: Ken.davis@fhwa.dot.gov; or Mary Frye, Environmental Coordinator, Federal Highway Administration, Arizona Division Office, 4000 North Central Avenue, Suite 1500, Phoenix, Arizona 85012, Telephone: (602) 382–8979, Fax: (602) 382–8998, e-mail: Mary.Frye@thwa.dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), will prepare a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to improve and/or realign US Highway (US) 60 in Pinal and Gila counties, Arizona from west of Superior at approximately milepost (MP) 222.6 to east of Globe at approximately MP 258.0. The proposed project evaluation will include, but not be limited to potential impacts to residential and commercial development, cultural PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 resources, mining, Threatened and Endangered Species, jurisdictional waters of the U.S., scenic resources, air and noise quality, hazardous materials, and secondary and cumulative impacts. Improvements to the corridor are considered necessary to provide for the existing and projected traffic demand. Alternatives under consideration include (1) taking no action, (2) improvements to the existing US 60, and (3) at least 18 different segment alignments for potential relocation and development of the highway north and south of the existing US 60 on lands managed by the Tonto National Forest (TNF), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), as well as on private lands. The TNF and BLM have been invited to accept the roles of Cooperating Agency for the study in addition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will be sent to appropriate Federal, State, and local agencies, and to private organizations and citizens who have previously expressed interest in this proposal. Formal NEPA agency and public scoping meetings, a series of public information meetings and public hearings will be held. Public notice will be given of the time and place of the meetings and hearings. The draft EIS will be available for public and agency review and comment prior to the public hearing. To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed action are addressed and all significant issues identified, comments and suggestions are invited from all interested parties. Comments or questions concerning this proposed action and the EIS should be directed to the FHWA at the address provided above. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Research, Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Kenneth Davis, Senior Engineering Manager for Operations, Federal Highway Administration, Arizona Division Office, Phoenix, Arizona. [FR Doc. E9–9732 Filed 4–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–M E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 82 (Thursday, April 30, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-9732]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Environmental Impact Statement: Final and Gila Counties, AZ

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an 
environmental impact statement will be prepared for a proposed highway 
project in Pinal and Gila counties, Arizona.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Davis, Senior Engineering 
Manager for Operations, Federal Highway Administration, Arizona 
Division Office, 4000 North Central Avenue, Suite 1500, Phoenix, 
Arizona 85012, Telephone: (602) 382-8970, Fax: (602) 382-8998, e-mail: 
Ken.davis@fhwa.dot.gov; or
    Mary Frye, Environmental Coordinator, Federal Highway 
Administration, Arizona Division Office, 4000 North Central Avenue, 
Suite 1500, Phoenix, Arizona 85012, Telephone: (602) 382-8979, Fax: 
(602) 382-8998, e-mail: Mary.Frye@thwa.dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Arizona 
Department of Transportation (ADOT), will prepare a National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on 
a proposal to improve and/or realign US Highway (US) 60 in Pinal and 
Gila counties, Arizona from west of Superior at approximately milepost 
(MP) 222.6 to east of Globe at approximately MP 258.0. The proposed 
project evaluation will include, but not be limited to potential 
impacts to residential and commercial development, cultural resources, 
mining, Threatened and Endangered Species, jurisdictional waters of the 
U.S., scenic resources, air and noise quality, hazardous materials, and 
secondary and cumulative impacts.
    Improvements to the corridor are considered necessary to provide 
for the existing and projected traffic demand. Alternatives under 
consideration include (1) taking no action, (2) improvements to the 
existing US 60, and (3) at least 18 different segment alignments for 
potential relocation and development of the highway north and south of 
the existing US 60 on lands managed by the Tonto National Forest (TNF), 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM), as well as on private lands. The TNF 
and BLM have been invited to accept the roles of Cooperating Agency for 
the study in addition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
    Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will 
be sent to appropriate Federal, State, and local agencies, and to 
private organizations and citizens who have previously expressed 
interest in this proposal. Formal NEPA agency and public scoping 
meetings, a series of public information meetings and public hearings 
will be held.
    Public notice will be given of the time and place of the meetings 
and hearings. The draft EIS will be available for public and agency 
review and comment prior to the public hearing.
    To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed 
action are addressed and all significant issues identified, comments 
and suggestions are invited from all interested parties. Comments or 
questions concerning this proposed action and the EIS should be 
directed to the FHWA at the address provided above.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, 
Highway Research, Planning and Construction. The regulations 
implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental 
consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this 
program.)

Kenneth Davis,
Senior Engineering Manager for Operations, Federal Highway 
Administration, Arizona Division Office, Phoenix, Arizona.
[FR Doc. E9-9732 Filed 4-29-09; 8:45 am]
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