Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Connecticut, 26601-26602 [2012-10769]

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Ward, Acting Assistant United States Trade Representative for Monitoring and Enforcement. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2012–10818 Filed 5–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W2–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 May 03, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Surplus Property Release at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, Portsmouth, NH Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Request for Public Comments. AGENCY: Under the provisions of Title 49, U.S.C. Section 47153(d), notice is being given that the FAA is considering a request from Portsmouth International Airport at Pease to waive the surplus property requirements for 65.42 acres of airport property located at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this document to Mr. Barry J. Hammer at the Federal Aviation Administration, 12 New England Executive Park, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803, Telephone 781–238–7625. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documents are available for review by appointment by bcintacting Ms. Lynn Marie Hinchee, Telephone 603–766– 9286 or by contacting Mr. Barry J. Hammer, Federal Aviation Administration, 16 New England Executive Park, Burlington, Massachusetts, Telephone 781–238– 7625. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing a request by Portsmouth International Airport at Pease to release 65.42 acres of airport property from surplus property obligations. The State of New Hampshire is making improvements to approximately 3.5 miles of the Spaulding Turnpike extending from just north of Exit 1 in Newington to just south of the Dover Toll Plaza at Exit 6. The improvements to the roadway will include a new interchange directly into Pease International Tradeport for both north and south-bound traffic, and to service Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. In addition to the acquisition in fee for a 37.37 acre parcel, further land will be impacted by construction as itemized below: (a) Permanent access easement—20,187 square feet (b) Permanent conservation easement— 23.22 acres (c) Permanent utility easement—8,734 square feet (d) Temporary construction easement— 8.47 acres SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26601 In addition to receiving fair market value of $550,000 for interests in the aforementioned property, additional considerations of improvement to approximately 1,800 feet of Arboretum Drive will be made resulting in improved access to approximately 20 acres of airport industrial zoned land for development and revenue generating purposes. Dated: Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts on April 19, 2012. Bryon H. Rakoff, Acting Manager, Airports Division, New England Region. [FR Doc. 2012–10726 Filed 5–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Connecticut Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies. AGENCY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the North Hillside Road Extension in Mansfield, Connecticut. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. 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 October 24, 2012. 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: Mrs. Amy Jackson-Grove, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 628–2 Hebron Avenue, Suite 303, Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033; telephone: (860) 659–6703; email: Amy.Jackson-Grove@dot.gov. The FHWA Connecticut Division Office’s normal business hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (eastern time). You may also contact Mr. Glenn Elliott, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Highway Administration, 628–2 Hebron Avenue, Suite 303, Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033; telephone: (860) 494–7577; email: Glenn.Elliott@dot.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 26602 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 87 / Friday, May 4, 2012 / Notices 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 Connecticut: North Hillside Road Extension in Mansfield, Connecticut. Project description: The selected alternative, Roadway Alignment Option A and North Campus Development Alternative 2C include the construction of an approximately 3,400-foot, 2-lane, 32-foot wide road through a portion of land adjacent to the University of Connecticut (University) Storrs core academic campus known as the ‘‘North Campus.’’ The project will provide an alternative entrance to the University, relieve traffic on surrounding roads, and facilitate the development of the North Campus. Crossing A is designed as a 40foot precast concrete rigid frame with open bottom designed to comply with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP, formerly the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection) and Army Corps of Engineers stream crossing standards. Crossing C is designed as a 76-foot clear span bridge to completely avoid wetland impacts and maintain vernal pool habitat connectivity for semiaquatic resources and terrestrial wildlife. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) North Hillside Road Extension, approved on December, 6, 2011, in the FHWA Record of Decision (ROD) issued on April 4, 2012, and in other documents in the FHWA administrative record. The FEIS, ROD, and other documents in the FHWA administrative record file are available by contacting the FHWA. The FHWA FEIS and ROD can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at https:// www.envpolicy.uconn.edu/eie.html. 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– 4351]; 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]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers), 23 U.S.C. 319. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 May 03, 2012 Jkt 226001 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], 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)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 6. 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]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251–1377 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319); Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), 16 U.S.C. 4601–4604; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6); Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, 33 U.S.C. 401–406; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, 16 U.S.C. 1271–1287; Emergency Wetlands Resources Act, 16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931; TEA–21 Wetlands Mitigation, 23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(m), 133(b)(11); Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001–4128. 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. 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 26, 2012. Amy Jackson-Grove, Division Administrator, Hartford. [FR Doc. 2012–10769 Filed 5–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2011–0058; Notice 2] Withdrawal of Notice of Receipt of Petition National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice withdrawal. AGENCY: On April 23, 2012, NHTSA inadvertently republished, at 77 FR 24265, a notice that the agency had received a petition for a decision of inconsequential noncompliance from Toyota Motor Corporation, Inc., on behalf of Toyota Corporation and Toyota Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. NHTSA has withdrawn that notice. The notice of receipt of the petition was originally published on June 16, 2011 (76 FR 35271), and the comment period closed on July 18, 2011. NHTSA will soon publish the notice of the agency’s decision on the petition. SUMMARY: Authority: (49 U.S.C. 30118, 30120: Delegations of authority at CFR 1.50 and 501.8) Issued on: April 26, 2012. Claude H. Harris, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 2012–10770 Filed 5–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 6 (Sub-No. 481X)] BNSF Railway Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Walsh and Pembina Counties, ND BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F– Exempt Abandonments to abandon 18.12 miles of rail line located between milepost 42.08 at Grafton and milepost 60.20 at Glasston in Walsh and Pembina Counties, ND The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 58236, 58237, and 58276, and includes the stations of Auburn, St. Thomas, and Glasston. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 87 (Friday, May 4, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26601-26602]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-10769]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
Connecticut

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other 
Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 
139(l)(1). The actions relate to the North Hillside Road Extension in 
Mansfield, Connecticut. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and 
approvals for the project.

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 October 24, 2012. 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: Mrs. Amy Jackson-Grove, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 628-2 Hebron Avenue, 
Suite 303, Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033; telephone: (860) 659-6703; 
email: Amy.Jackson-Grove@dot.gov. The FHWA Connecticut Division 
Office's normal business hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (eastern 
time). You may also contact Mr. Glenn Elliott, Environmental Protection 
Specialist, Federal Highway Administration, 628-2 Hebron Avenue, Suite 
303, Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033; telephone: (860) 494-7577; email: 
Glenn.Elliott@dot.gov.

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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 Connecticut: North Hillside Road Extension in Mansfield, 
Connecticut.
    Project description: The selected alternative, Roadway Alignment 
Option A and North Campus Development Alternative 2C include the 
construction of an approximately 3,400-foot, 2-lane, 32-foot wide road 
through a portion of land adjacent to the University of Connecticut 
(University) Storrs core academic campus known as the ``North Campus.'' 
The project will provide an alternative entrance to the University, 
relieve traffic on surrounding roads, and facilitate the development of 
the North Campus. Crossing A is designed as a 40-foot precast concrete 
rigid frame with open bottom designed to comply with the Connecticut 
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP, formerly 
the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection) and Army Corps 
of Engineers stream crossing standards. Crossing C is designed as a 76-
foot clear span bridge to completely avoid wetland impacts and maintain 
vernal pool habitat connectivity for semi-aquatic resources and 
terrestrial wildlife.
    The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement (FEIS) North Hillside Road Extension, approved on December, 
6, 2011, in the FHWA Record of Decision (ROD) issued on April 4, 2012, 
and in other documents in the FHWA administrative record. The FEIS, 
ROD, and other documents in the FHWA administrative record file are 
available by contacting the FHWA. The FHWA FEIS and ROD can be viewed 
and downloaded from the project Web site at https://www.envpolicy.uconn.edu/eie.html.
    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. 
4321-4351]; 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]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers), 
23 U.S.C. 319.
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], 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)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act 
(NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    6. 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].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251-
1377 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319); Land and Water 
Conservation Fund (LWCF), 16 U.S.C. 4601-4604; Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300(f)-300(j)(6); Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, 33 
U.S.C. 401-406; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, 16 U.S.C. 1271-1287; 
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act, 16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931; TEA-21 Wetlands 
Mitigation, 23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(m), 133(b)(11); Flood Disaster 
Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001-4128.
    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. 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 26, 2012.
Amy Jackson-Grove,
Division Administrator, Hartford.
[FR Doc. 2012-10769 Filed 5-3-12; 8:45 am]
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