Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 66408 [E9-29751]

Download as PDF 66408 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 15, 2009 / Notices document (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) or at https://www.dot.gov/ privacy.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 7, 2009. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E9–29764 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), notice is hereby given that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has received a request for a waiver of compliance from certain requirements of its safety standards. The individual petition is described below, including the party seeking relief, the regulatory provisions involved, the nature of the relief being requested, and the petitioner’s arguments in favor of relief. Union Pacific Railroad Company sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES [Docket Number FRAB2006B24646] The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) seeks an extension of the relief previously granted under Docket Number FRA–2006–24646. The original request granted conditional approval on January 18, 2008, for relief from the requirements of the Rules, Standards and Instructions, Title 49 CFR part 236, § 236.586—Daily or after trip test. Specifically, UP sought to change the administration of the first sentence in paragraph (a) from Aintervals of not more than 2 months’’ to ‘‘intervals of not more than 92 days’’ for all cab signal devices on locomotives operated on UP. Applicant’s justification for the extension: UP has been operating under the requirements set forth in the conditions of the original approval for the past 18 months and have had no adverse effects on the safety of operations. The extension will continue to maximize overall safety by performing maintenance in the best working environment with the highest skilled and best trained personnel, which can best be achieved by performing maintenance in conjunction with the 92-day periodic inspection. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:23 Dec 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number (e.g., Waiver Petition Docket Number FRA–2006– 24646) and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Communications received within 45 days of the date of this notice will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All written communications concerning these proceedings are available for examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the above facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility’s Web site at https:// www.regulations.gov. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the document (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) or at https://www.dot.gov/ privacy.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 7, 2009. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E9–29751 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Receipt of Noise Compatibility Program and Request for Review AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it is reviewing a proposed noise compatibility program that was submitted for Buckeye Municipal Airport under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47501 et seq. (the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act, hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Act’’) and 14 CFR part 150 by Town of Buckeye. This program was submitted subsequent to a determination by FAA that associated noise exposure maps submitted under 14 CFR Part 150 for Buckeye Municipal Airport were in compliance with applicable requirements, effective September 22, 2008 and Federal Register published February 25, 2009. The proposed noise compatibility program will be approved or disapproved on or before June 1, 2010. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of the start of FAA’s review of the noise compatibility program is December 4, 2009. The public comment period ends February 1, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roxana Hernandez, Los Angeles Airports District Office, Room 3000, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90261 and (310) 725–3614. Comments on the proposed noise compatibility program should also be submitted to the above office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces that the FAA is reviewing a proposed noise compatibility program for Buckeye Municipal Airport, which will be approved or disapproved on or before June 1, 2010. This notice also announces the availability of this program for public review and comment. An airport operator who has submitted noise exposure maps that are found by FAA to be in compliance with the requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 150, promulgated pursuant to the Act, may submit a noise compatibility program for FAA approval which sets forth the measures the operator has taken or proposes to reduce existing noncompatible uses and prevent the introduction of additional noncompatible uses. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 239 (Tuesday, December 15, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 66408]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-29751]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    In accordance with Part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR), notice is hereby given that the Federal Railroad Administration 
(FRA) has received a request for a waiver of compliance from certain 
requirements of its safety standards. The individual petition is 
described below, including the party seeking relief, the regulatory 
provisions involved, the nature of the relief being requested, and the 
petitioner's arguments in favor of relief.

Union Pacific Railroad Company

[Docket Number FRAB2006B24646]

    The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) seeks an extension of the 
relief previously granted under Docket Number FRA-2006-24646. The 
original request granted conditional approval on January 18, 2008, for 
relief from the requirements of the Rules, Standards and Instructions, 
Title 49 CFR part 236, Sec.  236.586--Daily or after trip test. 
Specifically, UP sought to change the administration of the first 
sentence in paragraph (a) from Aintervals of not more than 2 months'' 
to ``intervals of not more than 92 days'' for all cab signal devices on 
locomotives operated on UP.
    Applicant's justification for the extension: UP has been operating 
under the requirements set forth in the conditions of the original 
approval for the past 18 months and have had no adverse effects on the 
safety of operations. The extension will continue to maximize overall 
safety by performing maintenance in the best working environment with 
the highest skilled and best trained personnel, which can best be 
achieved by performing maintenance in conjunction with the 92-day 
periodic inspection.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party 
desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in 
writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for 
their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number (e.g., Waiver Petition Docket Number FRA-
2006-24646) and may be submitted by any of the following methods:
     Web site: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.
    Communications received within 45 days of the date of this notice 
will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments 
received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All 
written communications concerning these proceedings are available for 
examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) at the above 
facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for 
inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility's Web 
site at https://www.regulations.gov.
    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written 
communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the 
name of the individual submitting the document (or signing the 
document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor 
union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in 
the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) or at 
https://www.dot.gov/privacy.html.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 7, 2009.
Grady C. Cothen, Jr.,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program 
Development.
[FR Doc. E9-29751 Filed 12-14-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-06-P