Request for Comments on a Renewal Information Collection, 51106-51107 [2012-20750]

Download as PDF 51106 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices Comments@sanbag.ca.gov. Written requests for information may also be submitted to Mr. Hymie Luden, City and Regional Planner, FTA, Region 9, 201 Mission Street, Suite 1650, San Francisco, CA 94105. Issued on: August 20, 2012. Leslie T. Rogers, Regional Administrator, FTA, Region 9. [FR Doc. 2012–20774 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Westside Subway Extension project, Los Angeles, CA. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the subject project and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental actions. SUMMARY: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to Section 139(l) of Title 23, United States Code (U.S.C.). A claim seeking judicial review of the FTA actions announced herein for the listed public transportation project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before February 19, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy-Ellen Zusman, Assistant Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, (312) 353–2577 or Terence Plaskon, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Human and Natural Environment, (202) 366–0442. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken final agency actions by issuing certain approvals for the public transportation project listed below. The actions on this project, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the documentation issued in connection with the project to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in the FTA administrative record for the projects. Interested parties may contact tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 either the project sponsor or the relevant FTA Regional Office for more information on the project. Contact information for FTA’s Regional Offices may be found at http://www.fta.dot.gov. This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed project as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 4321–4375], Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. § 303], Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401–7671q]. This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period of 180 days for challenges of project decisions subject to previous notices published in the Federal Register. The project and actions that are the subject of this notice are: Project name and location: Westside Subway Extension, Los Angeles County, CA. Project sponsor: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA). Project description: The project will extend heavy rail transit, in a subway, nearly nine miles from the existing Metro Purple Line western terminus at the Wilshire/Western Station to a new western terminus at the Westwood/Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital station. The project includes seven new stations and enhancements to the Division 20 Maintenance and Storage Facility located in Downtown Los Angeles to accommodate additional heavy rail vehicles. Final agency actions: Determination of de minimis impact to four Section 4(f) resources and a direct use of one Section 4(f) resource; a Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement; project-level air quality conformity; and Record of Decision (ROD), dated August 9, 2012. Supporting documentation: Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (Final EIS/EIR), dated March 2012. Issued on: August 20, 2012. Lucy Garliauskas, Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment, Washington, DC. [FR Doc. 2012–20771 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. DOT–NHTSA–2012–0033] Request for Comments on a Renewal Information Collection National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on March 28, 2012 (FR 77 18880). No comments were received. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 24, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean McLaurin, NVS–422, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Room W55–336, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Mr. McLaurin’s telephone number is (202) 366–4800. Please identify the relevant collection of information by referring to its OMB Control Number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: National Driver Register (NDR). OMB Control Number: 2127–0001. Type of Request: Extension of Clearance. Abstract: The purpose of the NDR is to assist States and other authorized users in obtaining information about problem drivers. State motor vehicle agencies submit and use the information for driver licensing purposes. Other users obtain the information for transportation safety purposes. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: The number of respondents is 51—the fifty States and the District of Columbia. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,847. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate 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. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued in Washington, DC, on July 25, 2012. Chou-Lin Chen, Office Director, Office of Traffic Records and Analysis. [FR Doc. 2012–20750 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 304X)] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Pocahontas County, IA Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments to abandon a 1.95 mile line of railroad on the Royal Industrial Lead, extending from milepost 475.15 to milepost 477.10 near Laurens, in Pocahontas County, Iowa (the Line). The Line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 50554. UP has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) no overhead traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7(c) (environmental report), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line Railroad— VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on September 22, 2012, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by September 4, 2012. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by September 12, 2012, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to UP’s representative: Mack H. Shumate, Jr., Senior General Attorney, 101 North Wacker Drive, #1920, Chicago, IL 60606. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. UP has filed a combined environmental and historic report that addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by August 28, 2012. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the EA by writing to OEA (Room 1100, Surface Transportation Board, Washington, DC 20423–0001) or by calling OEA at (202) 245–0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Comments on environmental and historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes available to the public. 1 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemption’s effective date. See Exemption of Out-of-Serv. Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C. 2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption’s effective date. 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee. Effective August 26, 2012, the filing fee for an OFA increases from $1,500 to $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25), Regulations Governing Fees for Services Performed in Connection with Licensing & Related Services–2012 Update, EP 542 (Sub-No. 19) (STB served July 27, 2012). PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51107 Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), UP shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the line. If consummation has not been effected by UP’s filing of a notice of consummation by August 23, 2013, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 20, 2012. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–20729 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35658] Mineral Range, Inc.—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Rail Line of Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad Company Mineral Range, Inc. (MRI), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire from Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad Company (LSI) and to operate over: (1) 12.06 miles of rail line between milepost 73.60 at or near Landing Junction and milepost 85.66 at or near Humboldt Junction in Marquette County, Mich. (Segment 1); and (2) 1.90 miles of railbanked railroad right-of-way between milepost 85.66 at or near Humboldt Junction and milepost 87.56 at or near Humboldt in Marquette County, Mich. (Segment 2). On January 19, 2005, a decision and notice of interim trail use or abandonment (NITU) was served in Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad— Abandonment Exemption—In Marquette County, Mich., AB 68 (SubNo. 4X), establishing a 180-day period under the National Trails System Act, 16 U.S.C. 1247(d), for LSI to negotiate an interim trail use/rail banking agreement for a segment of rail line extending from Humboldt Junction (milepost 85.66) to the end of the line at Republic Mine (milepost 94.5), a distance of approximately 8.9 miles that includes Segment 2. Trail negotiations E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. DOT-NHTSA-2012-0033]


Request for Comments on a Renewal Information Collection

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A 
Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on the following information collection was published on March 
28, 2012 (FR 77 18880). No comments were received.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 24, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean McLaurin, NVS-422, National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Room W55-336, Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Mr. 
McLaurin's telephone number is (202) 366-4800. Please identify the 
relevant collection of information by referring to its OMB Control 
Number.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Title: National Driver Register (NDR).
    OMB Control Number: 2127-0001.
    Type of Request: Extension of Clearance.
    Abstract: The purpose of the NDR is to assist States and other 
authorized users in obtaining information about problem drivers. State 
motor vehicle agencies submit and use the information for driver 
licensing purposes. Other users obtain the information for 
transportation safety purposes.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: The number of respondents is 51--
the fifty States and the District of Columbia.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,847.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of 
Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments are 
invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is

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necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate 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.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 25, 2012.
Chou-Lin Chen,
Office Director, Office of Traffic Records and Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2012-20750 Filed 8-22-12; 8:45 am]
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