Retrospective Regulatory Review-State Safety Plan Development and Reporting, 78555-78556 [2014-30570]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices 61.23, 61.327, 21.182, 43.7, 61.31, 61.403, 21.190, 61.45, 61.405, 21.191, 61.89, 61.411, 21.193, 61.113, 61.415, 61.303, 61.417, 61.305, 61.419, 61.315, 61.423, 61.317, 61.429, 61.321. Description of Relief Sought: The petitioner requests relief from parts 21, 43, and 61 to permit its (roadable aircraft) vehicle, a maximum operating weight of 1800 pounds and stall speed of 54 knots, so that it may be treated as a light-sport aircraft for the purposes of design, airworthiness, production, operation, training, and maintenance. [FR Doc. 2014–30635 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). AGENCY: The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project on State Route 76 (SR–76) from postmile 32.6 to 33.2 in the County of San Diego, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, 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 May 29, 2015. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Caltrans: Olga Estrada, Chief, Environmental Branch A, California Department of Transportation—District 11, 4050 Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92110, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 619–688–0229, Olga.Estrada@dot.ca.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assigned, and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that the Caltrans has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of California: The project is located in San Diego County in SR–76 from 0.2 miles west of Rincon Springs Road to 0.1 mile west of Water Mountain Road (postmile 32.6–33.2). The project would perform safety improvements to the intersection of SR–76 and Valley Center Road by upgrading the intersection and realigning the roadways adjacent to the intersection. The preferred alternative would install a roundabout at the SR– 76/Valley Center Road juncture. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) for the project, approved on October 28, 2014, in the FHWA Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on October 28, 2014, and in other documents in the FHWA project records. The Final Initial Study with Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/ MND), EA/FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans Final IS/MND and EA/FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/ or viewed at public libraries in the project area. Pending Federal actions include: • 401 Water Quality Certification from the Regional Water Quality Control Board, under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act • 402 Permit for point source discharge of pollutant, under Section 402 of the Clean Water Act • 404 Permit pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding among the FHWA; Caltrans, USACOE, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service for the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Water Act Section 404 Integration Process for Federal Aid Surface Transportation Projects in California (NEPA/404 MOU) 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. Council on Environmental Quality regulations; 2. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); 3. Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU); PO 00000 Frm 00175 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78555 4. Department of Transportation Act of 1966; 5. Federal Aid Highway Act of 1970; 6. Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990; 7. Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987; 8. Endangered Species Act of 1973; 9. Migratory Bird Treaty Act; 10. Farmland Protection Policy Act of 1981; 11. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 12. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act of 1970; 13. National Historic Preservation Act of 1966; 14. Historic Sites Act of 1935; 15. Executive Order 11990, Protection of Wetlands 16. Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species; 17. Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management; and, 18. Executive Order 12898, Environmental Justice. (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: December 19, 2014. Jacob R. Waclaw, Senior Transportation Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Los Angeles, California. [FR Doc. 2014–30286 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [FHWA Docket No. FHWA–2014–0032] Retrospective Regulatory Review— State Safety Plan Development and Reporting Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The FHWA and NHTSA are extending the comment period for a notice and request for comment which was published on November 28, 2014, at 79 FR 70914. The original comment SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 78556 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices period is set to close on December 29, 2014. The extension is based on concern expressed by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) that the December 29 closing date does not provide sufficient time to review and provide comprehensive comments on the notice. The FHWA and NHTSA recognize that others interested in commenting may have similar concerns and agrees that the comment period should be extended. Therefore, the closing date for comments is changed to February 15, 2015, which will provide stakeholders interested in commenting additional time to discuss, evaluate, and submit responses to the docket. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 15, 2015. ADDRESSES: Mail or hand deliver comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Dockets Management Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, or submit electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov. All comments should include the docket number that appears in the heading of this document. All comments received will be available for examination and copying at the above address from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Those desiring notification of receipt of comments must include a selfaddressed, stamped postcard or may print the acknowledgment page that appears after submitting comments electronically. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, 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 (Volume 65, Number 70, Pages 19477–78) or you may visit http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the program discussed herein, contact Melonie Barrington, FHWA Office of Safety, (202) 366–8029, or via email at Melonie.Barrington@ dot.gov; or Barbara Sauers, NHTSA Office of Regional Operations and Program Delivery, (202) 366–0144, or via email at Barbara.Sauers@dot.gov. For legal questions, please contact William Winne, Attorney-Advisor, FHWA Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 366–1397, or via email at William.winne@dot.gov; or Jin H. Kim, Attorney-Advisor, NHTSA Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 366–1834, or via email at Jin.Kim@dot.gov. Business VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 hours for the DOT are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Access and Filing You may submit or access all comments received by DOT online through: http://www.regulations.gov. Electronic submission and retrieval help and guidelines are available on the Web site. It is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. Please follow the instructions. An electronic copy of this document may also be downloaded from the Federal Register’s home page at: http://www.federalregister.gov. Background On November 28, 2014, FHWA and NHTSA published in the Federal Register a notice and request for comment on actions the agencies could take without statutory changes to better streamline and harmonize State highway safety plan development and reporting requirements. The notice seeks comments from all interested parties to help evaluate potential future courses of action. The original comment period for the notice closes on December 29, 2014. The AASHTO has expressed concern that this closing date does not provide sufficient time to review and provide comprehensive comments and has requested the comment period be extended to February 15, 2015. The agencies recognize that others interested in commenting may have similar concerns and agree that the comment period should be extended. To allow time for this organization and others to submit comprehensive comments, the closing date is changed from December 29, 2014, to February 15, 2015. Gregory G. Nadeau, Acting Administrator, Federal Highway Administration. David J. Friedman, Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–30570 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket No. FRA–2014–0011–N–24] Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00176 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the renewal Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below arebeing forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on October 17, 2014 (79 FR 62513). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 29, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Planning and Evaluation Division, RRS–21, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Mail Stop 25, Washington, DC 20590 (Telephone: (202) 493–6292), or Ms. Kimberly Toone, Office of Information Technology, RAD–20, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (Telephone: (202) 493–6132). (These telephone numbers are not tollfree.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104–13, sec. 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, require Federal agencies to issue two notices seeking public comment on information collection activities before OMB may approve paperwork packages. 44 U.S.C. 3506, 3507; 5 CFR 1320.5, 1320.8(d)(1), 1320.12. On October 17, 2014, FRA published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment on ICR that the agency is seeking OMB approval. See 79 FR 62513. FRA received no comments in response to this notice. Before OMB decides whether to approve these proposed collections of information, it must provide 30 days for public comment. 44 U.S.C. 3507(b); 5 CFR 1320.12(d). Federal law requires OMB to approve or disapprove paperwork packages between 30 and 60 days after the 30 day notice is published. 44 U.S.C. 3507 (b)–(c); 5 CFR 1320.12(d); see also 60 FR 44978, 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. OMB believes that the 30 day notice informs the regulated community to file relevant comments and affords the agency adequate time to digest public comments before it renders a decision. 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. Therefore, respondents should SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 249 (Tuesday, December 30, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78555-78556]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-30570]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[FHWA Docket No. FHWA-2014-0032]


Retrospective Regulatory Review--State Safety Plan Development 
and Reporting

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Highway Traffic 
Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA and NHTSA are extending the comment period for a 
notice and request for comment which was published on November 28, 
2014, at 79 FR 70914. The original comment

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period is set to close on December 29, 2014. The extension is based on 
concern expressed by the American Association of State Highway and 
Transportation Officials (AASHTO) that the December 29 closing date 
does not provide sufficient time to review and provide comprehensive 
comments on the notice. The FHWA and NHTSA recognize that others 
interested in commenting may have similar concerns and agrees that the 
comment period should be extended. Therefore, the closing date for 
comments is changed to February 15, 2015, which will provide 
stakeholders interested in commenting additional time to discuss, 
evaluate, and submit responses to the docket.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 15, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Mail or hand deliver comments to the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Dockets Management Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE., Washington, DC 20590, or submit electronically at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should include the docket number that 
appears in the heading of this document. All comments received will be 
available for examination and copying at the above address from 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Those 
desiring notification of receipt of comments must include a self-
addressed, stamped postcard or may print the acknowledgment page that 
appears after submitting comments electronically. Anyone is able to 
search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our 
dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or 
signing the comment, 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 (Volume 
65, Number 70, Pages 19477-78) or you may visit http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the program 
discussed herein, contact Melonie Barrington, FHWA Office of Safety, 
(202) 366-8029, or via email at Melonie.Barrington@dot.gov; or Barbara 
Sauers, NHTSA Office of Regional Operations and Program Delivery, (202) 
366-0144, or via email at Barbara.Sauers@dot.gov. For legal questions, 
please contact William Winne, Attorney-Advisor, FHWA Office of the 
Chief Counsel, (202) 366-1397, or via email at William.winne@dot.gov; 
or Jin H. Kim, Attorney-Advisor, NHTSA Office of the Chief Counsel, 
(202) 366-1834, or via email at Jin.Kim@dot.gov. Business hours for the 
DOT are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic Access and Filing

    You may submit or access all comments received by DOT online 
through: http://www.regulations.gov. Electronic submission and 
retrieval help and guidelines are available on the Web site. It is 
available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. Please follow the 
instructions. An electronic copy of this document may also be 
downloaded from the Federal Register's home page at: http://www.federalregister.gov.

Background

    On November 28, 2014, FHWA and NHTSA published in the Federal 
Register a notice and request for comment on actions the agencies could 
take without statutory changes to better streamline and harmonize State 
highway safety plan development and reporting requirements. The notice 
seeks comments from all interested parties to help evaluate potential 
future courses of action.
    The original comment period for the notice closes on December 29, 
2014. The AASHTO has expressed concern that this closing date does not 
provide sufficient time to review and provide comprehensive comments 
and has requested the comment period be extended to February 15, 2015. 
The agencies recognize that others interested in commenting may have 
similar concerns and agree that the comment period should be extended. 
To allow time for this organization and others to submit comprehensive 
comments, the closing date is changed from December 29, 2014, to 
February 15, 2015.

Gregory G. Nadeau,
Acting Administrator, Federal Highway Administration.
David J. Friedman,
Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-30570 Filed 12-29-14; 8:45 am]
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