Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review, 67544 [2014-26846]

Download as PDF 67544 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 219 / Thursday, November 13, 2014 / Notices the Public Scoping Meetings in September of 2012 remain unchanged. Yvette G. Taylor, Regional Administrator, FTA Region IV. [FR Doc. 2014–26769 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Rescind Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement and environmental assessment. AGENCY: The FTA in cooperation with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed public transportation improvement project in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County, Georgia is being rescinded. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Stan Mitchell, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Transit Administration Region IV, 230 Peachtree Street NW., Atlanta, GA 30303, phone 404–865–5643, email stanley.a.mitchell@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FTA, as lead federal agency, and MARTA published a NOI on August 28, 2012 (77 FR 52128) to prepare an EIS and EA for the MARTA I–20 East Transit Initiative project. This project would extend the existing east-west rail Heavy Rail Transit (HRT) line from the Indian Creek Station to the Mall at Stonecrest in eastern DeKalb County and also create a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service along I–20 between downtown Atlanta and a new station at Wesley Chapel Road, east of I–285 in DeKalb County. Since that time, FTA and MARTA have conducted scoping activities which have led to reevaluating the project in terms of Purpose and Need. Based on these scoping activities, FTA is rescinding the August 28, 2012 NOI, and, in today’s issue of the Federal Register, is issuing a new NOI for the HRT extension. The environmental impacts of the BRT service along I–20 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Nov 12, 2014 Jkt 235001 Yvette G. Taylor, Regional Administrator, FTA Region IV. [FR Doc. 2014–26768 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] Notice to Rescind Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Assessment for the I–20 East Transit Initiative in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County, Georgia SUMMARY: will be evaluated as a separate project in an environmental assessment. No changes will be made to the HRT or BRT services as described in the August 28, 2012 NOI. Comments and questions concerning the proposed action should be directed to FTA at the address provided above. [Docket No. DOT–MARAD 2014–0140] Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review Maritime Administration (MARAD), Department of Transportation. 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 July 14, 2014 (Federal Register 40836, Vol. 79, No. 134). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 15, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Wehde, 202–366–5469, Office of Maritime Workforce Development, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review. OMB Control Number: 2133–0510. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: This information collection is essential for determining if a student or graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) or subsidized student or graduate of a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 State maritime academy has a waive able situation preventing them from fulfilling the requirements of a service obligation contract signed at the time of their enrollment in a Federal maritime training program. It also permits the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to determine if a graduate, who wishes to defer the service obligation to attend graduate school, is eligible to receive a deferment. Their service obligation is required by law. Affected Public: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students and graduates, and subsidized students and graduates. Estimated Number of Respondents: 11. Estimated Number of Responses: 11. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3.30. 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 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 1.93. Dated: November 6, 2014. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–26846 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 290 (Sub-No. 370X)] Norfolk Southern Railway Company— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Clermont, Brown and Adams Counties, Ohio AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. Correction to notice of petition for exemption. ACTION: E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. DOT-MARAD 2014-0140]


Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for 
Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review

AGENCY: Maritime Administration (MARAD), Department of Transportation.

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 July 
14, 2014 (Federal Register 40836, Vol. 79, No. 134).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 15, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Wehde, 202-366-5469, Office of 
Maritime Workforce Development, Maritime Administration, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, 
DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for 
Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0510.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: This information collection is essential for determining 
if a student or graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy 
(USMMA) or subsidized student or graduate of a State maritime academy 
has a waive able situation preventing them from fulfilling the 
requirements of a service obligation contract signed at the time of 
their enrollment in a Federal maritime training program. It also 
permits the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to determine if a graduate, 
who wishes to defer the service obligation to attend graduate school, 
is eligible to receive a deferment. Their service obligation is 
required by law.
    Affected Public: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students and 
graduates, and subsidized students and graduates.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 11.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 11.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3.30.

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 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 1.93.

     Dated: November 6, 2014.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-26846 Filed 11-12-14; 8:45 am]
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