Notice of Scoping for Highway Project in Pierce County, Washington, 22258-22259 [2015-09096]

Download as PDF 22258 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 76 / Tuesday, April 21, 2015 / Notices Jackson Airports District Office, 100 West Cross Street, Suite B, Jackson, MS 39208–2307, (601) 664–9891. The land release request may be reviewed in person at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is reviewing a request by the City of Gulf Shores and City of Gulf Shores Airport Authority to release 11.48 acres of surplus property at the Jack Edwards Airport. The property will be purchased by the City of Gulf Shores at fair market value. The released property will be used for civic and safety facilities or as approved by FAA. The property is located on the northwest corner of airport and is adjacent to Gulf Shores Parkway. The net proceeds from the sale of this property will be used for airport purposes. Any person may inspect the request in person at the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the request, notice and other documents germane to the request in person at the office of the Gulf Shores Airport Authority. Issued in Jackson, Mississippi on April 13, 2015. RANS D. Black, Manager, Jackson Airports District Office, Southern Region. [FR Doc. 2015–09203 Filed 4–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Ninth Meeting: RTCA Tactical Operations Committee (TOC) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Ninth meeting notice of RTCA Tactical Operations Committee. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the seventh meeting of the RTCA Tactical Operations Committee. DATES: The meeting will be held May 20th from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at National Business Aviation Association 1200 G Street NW., Suite 1100 Washington DC 20005 (202) 783–9000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 833–9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at https:// www.rtca.org or Trin Mitra, TOC Secretary, tmitra@rtca.org, 202–330– 0655. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 Apr 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 Pursuant to section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of the RTCA Tactical Operations Committee. The agenda will include the following: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: May 20th • Opening of Meeting/Introduction of TOC Members—Co Chairs Jim Bowman and Dale Wright • Official Statement of Designated Federal Official—Elizabeth Ray • Approval of February 5, 2015 Meeting Summary • Recommendation from GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility Task Group: Feedback on Exclusion Zones— Bob Lamond and Paul McDuffee • Briefing from FAA on National Special Activity Airspace Program (NSAAP)—Rob Hunt • Review Terms of Reference for Airport Construction Task and National Procedures Assessment Initiative Task • Updates from Ongoing Tasks • Anticipated Issues for TOC consideration and action at the next meeting • Other business • Adjourn Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 15, 2015. Mohannad Dawoud, Management Analyst, NextGen, Program Oversight and Administration, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–09076 Filed 4–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [4910–22] Notice of Scoping for Highway Project in Pierce County, Washington Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Scoping— Environmental Assessment/ Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the pubic that SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 environmental impact scoping will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Pierce County, Washington. Based upon this scoping information, a decision will be made as to whether to prepare an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Moberg, Area Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, 711 South Capitol Way, Suite 501, Olympia, Washington 98501, Telephone: (360) 534–9344. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will prepare either an Environmental Assessment (EA) or an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to provide improvements along the I–5 corridor between the interchanges with Gravelly Lake Drive and Mounts Road to relieve chronic congestion and improve person and freight mobility. Improvements to the corridor are considered necessary to provide for the existing and projected traffic demand after receiving all public and private scoping comments and feedback on the project’s impacts that will determine the appropriate environmental document. Alternatives under consideration include: (1) Taking no action; (2) a twophased proposed action, first phase to be built upon availability of funding. The second phase would be implemented in the future when warranted by traffic demand and resulting congestion. The first phase would add one HOV lane both northbound and southbound, rebuild three interchanges (Thorne Ln.; Berkely St.; and Steilacoom DuPont Rd.), and include other improvements. The future phase would add an additional managed lane both northbound and southbound and include revisions to other interchanges in the corridor. FHWA and WSDOT are holding a public scoping meeting on May 5, 2015 from 4–7 p.m. at the McGavick Conference Center on the campus of Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood to solicit public comments regarding issues to be addressed in the EA or EIS. The meeting will use an informal, open-house format. Exhibits, maps, and other pertinent information about this project will be displayed. Staff will be present to answer questions as appropriate and as time permits. Agencies, Tribes, and the public are encouraged to submit comments on the purpose and need and preliminary range of alternatives during the scoping period. Comments must be received by May 18, 2015 to be included in the E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 76 / Tuesday, April 21, 2015 / Notices formal scoping record. To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed action is addressed, and all the significant issues identified, comments and suggestions are invited from interested parties during the scoping period. Comments concerning this proposal will be accepted at the public meeting or can be sent by mail to Bill Elliott, Plans Engineer, Washington State Department of Transportation, 5720 Capitol Blvd. SE Bldg 7, Tumwater, Washington 98501, or ELLIOTB@wsdot.wa.gov. If significant environmental impacts are discovered during the environmental analysis which cannot be mitigated to a non-significant level an environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for the project. If this happens, no additional scoping meetings will be held. However, another Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS will published in the Federal and SEPA registers, announcing a future deadline for submitting written comments on the EIS’s scope of the alternatives and impacts to be considered. See Question 13 in the Council on Environmental Quality’s Forty Most Asked Questions 46 FR 18026 (March 23, 1981). Daniel M. Mathis, Division Administrator, Olympia, Washington. [FR Doc. 2015–09096 Filed 4–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2012–0081] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of application for exemption; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 15 individuals for an exemption from the cardiovascular standard [49 CFR 391.41(b)(4)]. These 15 individuals are requesting an exemption due to the presence of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) as a result of their underlying cardiac condition. Of the 15 individuals requesting exemptions, three individuals (Craig Bohms, James Dean, and Mark Steiner) were previously published in a January 2014 Federal Register under the docket listed above. A final decision was not issued on these tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 Apr 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 three individuals because the Agency was in the process of gathering and analyzing additional data concerning ICDs and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driving. These three individuals are being published again with 12 new individuals. If granted, an exemption would enable these individuals with ICDs to operate CMVs for up to 2 years in interstate commerce. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 21, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket ID FMCSA– 2012–0081 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket ID for this Notice. Note that DOT posts all comments received without change to www.regulations.gov, including any personal information included in a comment. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to www.regulations.gov, at any time or Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The FDMS is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want acknowledgment that we received your comments, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope or postcard or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting comments on-line. Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles A. Horan, III, Director, Office of PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22259 Carrier, Driver and Vehicle Safety, (202) 366–4001, or via email at fmcsamedical@dot.gov, or by letter to FMCSA, Room W64–113, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Submitting Comments You may submit your comments and material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. FMCSA recommends that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the body of your document so that FMCSA can contact you if there are questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to https://www.regulations.gov and in the search box insert the docket number ‘‘FMCSA–2012–0081’’ and click the search button. When the new screen appears, click on the blue ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button on the right hand side of the page. On the new page, enter information required including the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the facility, please enclose a stamped, selfaddressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period and may change this proposed rule based on your comments. FMCSA may issue a final rule at any time after the close of the comment period. Viewing Comments and Documents To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this notice, or to submit your comment online, go to www.regulations.gov and in the search box insert the docket number ‘‘FMCSA– 2012–0081’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Next, click ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ and you will find all documents and comments related to the proposed rulemaking. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 76 (Tuesday, April 21, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22258-22259]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-09096]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[4910-22]


Notice of Scoping for Highway Project in Pierce County, 
Washington

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Scoping--Environmental Assessment/Environmental 
Impact Statement.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the pubic that 
environmental impact scoping will be prepared for a proposed highway 
project in Pierce County, Washington. Based upon this scoping 
information, a decision will be made as to whether to prepare an 
environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Moberg, Area Engineer, Federal 
Highway Administration, 711 South Capitol Way, Suite 501, Olympia, 
Washington 98501, Telephone: (360) 534-9344.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, in cooperation with the Washington 
State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will prepare either an 
Environmental Assessment (EA) or an Environmental Impact Statement 
(EIS) on a proposal to provide improvements along the I-5 corridor 
between the interchanges with Gravelly Lake Drive and Mounts Road to 
relieve chronic congestion and improve person and freight mobility. 
Improvements to the corridor are considered necessary to provide for 
the existing and projected traffic demand after receiving all public 
and private scoping comments and feedback on the project's impacts that 
will determine the appropriate environmental document.
    Alternatives under consideration include: (1) Taking no action; (2) 
a two-phased proposed action, first phase to be built upon availability 
of funding. The second phase would be implemented in the future when 
warranted by traffic demand and resulting congestion. The first phase 
would add one HOV lane both northbound and southbound, rebuild three 
interchanges (Thorne Ln.; Berkely St.; and Steilacoom DuPont Rd.), and 
include other improvements. The future phase would add an additional 
managed lane both northbound and southbound and include revisions to 
other interchanges in the corridor.
    FHWA and WSDOT are holding a public scoping meeting on May 5, 2015 
from 4-7 p.m. at the McGavick Conference Center on the campus of Clover 
Park Technical College in Lakewood to solicit public comments regarding 
issues to be addressed in the EA or EIS. The meeting will use an 
informal, open-house format. Exhibits, maps, and other pertinent 
information about this project will be displayed. Staff will be present 
to answer questions as appropriate and as time permits.
    Agencies, Tribes, and the public are encouraged to submit comments 
on the purpose and need and preliminary range of alternatives during 
the scoping period. Comments must be received by May 18, 2015 to be 
included in the

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formal scoping record. To ensure that the full range of issues related 
to this proposed action is addressed, and all the significant issues 
identified, comments and suggestions are invited from interested 
parties during the scoping period. Comments concerning this proposal 
will be accepted at the public meeting or can be sent by mail to Bill 
Elliott, Plans Engineer, Washington State Department of Transportation, 
5720 Capitol Blvd. SE Bldg 7, Tumwater, Washington 98501, or 
ELLIOTB@wsdot.wa.gov.
    If significant environmental impacts are discovered during the 
environmental analysis which cannot be mitigated to a non-significant 
level an environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for the 
project. If this happens, no additional scoping meetings will be held. 
However, another Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS will published in 
the Federal and SEPA registers, announcing a future deadline for 
submitting written comments on the EIS's scope of the alternatives and 
impacts to be considered. See Question 13 in the Council on 
Environmental Quality's Forty Most Asked Questions 46 FR 18026 (March 
23, 1981).

Daniel M. Mathis,
Division Administrator, Olympia, Washington.
[FR Doc. 2015-09096 Filed 4-20-15; 8:45 am]
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