Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Pennsylvania, 50904 [2015-20563]

Download as PDF 50904 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 2015 / Notices (north of Selinsgrove) in Snyder County to PA Route 147 in West Chillisquaque Federal Highway Administration Township (at a location just south of the PA Route 45 interchange near Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions Montandon) in Northumberland on Proposed Highway in Pennsylvania County. The new highway includes a connector to PA Route 61 in Shamokin AGENCY: Federal Highway Dam and a new bridge crossing over the Administration (FHWA), DOT West Branch of the Susquehanna River ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA extending from Union Township, Union County to Point Township, and other Federal Agencies. Northumberland County. The CSVT SUMMARY: This notice announces actions project will reduce congestion, provide better access to the region, improve taken by FHWA and other Federal safety by reducing traffic conflicts, and agencies that are final within the support population and economic meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The growth that is expected in the region. actions relate to a proposed highway The roadways in the corridor link the project, State Route 15, section 088, towns of Selinsgrove, Shamokin Dam, Central Susquehanna Valley Sunbury, Northumberland, Milton, and Transportation Project (CSVT) in Lewisburg. The CSVT Final EIS (EIS No. Snyder, Union and Northumberland 030356) was published August 8, 2003, Counties, in the Commonwealth of the Record of Decision was approved in Pennsylvania. Those actions grant October 2003, and the Re-evaluation No. licenses, permits, and approvals for the 1 was approved on May 10, 2006. Notice project. DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising is hereby given that, subsequent to the earlier FHWA notice, FHWA and other the public of final agency actions Federal Agencies have taken final subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim agency actions within the meaning of 23 seeking judicial review of the Federal U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by approving a Reagency actions on the highway project evaluation and the associated license’s, will be barred unless the claim is filed permits and approvals for the highway on or before January 19, 2016. If the project. The action(s) by FHWA, Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period associated final actions by other Federal agencies, and the laws under which of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still such actions were taken, are described in FHWA decisions and its project applies. records, as referenced in the Final EIS, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Record of Decision, 2006 Re-evaluation FHWA: Ms. Renee Sigel, Division No. 1 and 2015 Re-evaluation No. 2. Administrator, Federal Highway That information is available by Administration, 228 Walnut Street, contacting FHWA at the address Room 508, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania provided above. 17101–1720; Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 Information about the project and p.m.; telephone: (717) 221–3461; email: project records also are available from pennsylvania.fhwa@dot.gov. For FHWA and PennDOT at the addresses PennDOT: For PennDOT: Mr. Matthew provided above. The Final EIS, Record Beck, P.E., Assistant Plans Engineer, of Decision, 2006 Re-evaluation No. 1, Pennsylvania Department of 2015 Re-evaluation No. 2, and FHWA Transportation, 715 Jordan Avenue, P.O. decisions can be viewed and Box 218, Montoursville, PA 17754; downloaded from the project Web site at Office Hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; http://www.csvt.com/ (click on the telephone: (570) 368–4256; email: Resources button) or obtained from any matbeck@pa.gov. contact listed above. This notice applies SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August to all Federal agency final actions taken 8, 2003, FHWA (via EPA) published a after the issuance date of the FHWA ‘‘Environmental Impact Statements; Federal Register notice described above. Notice of Availability’’ in the Federal The laws and their associated Register at 68 FR 47309 (ER–FRL–6642– regulations under which actions were 7) for the following highway project: taken include, but are not limited to: State Route 15, section 088, Central 1. General: National Environmental Susquehanna Valley Transportation Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– Project (CSVT) in Snyder, Union and 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 Northumberland Counties. The project U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. includes the construction of 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– approximately 12.4 miles of new, 7671q]. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the limited access, four-lane highway Department of Transportation Act of extending from the existing U.S. Route 11/15 Interchange in Monroe Township 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303; 23 U.S.C. 138]; rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667d]; 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. 470f]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470aa–470mm]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469–469c]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 6. Social and Economic: 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 (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251– 1387]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300f–300j–26)]; 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. 3901, 3921]; Wetlands Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 119(g) and 133(b)(14)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4012a, 4106]. 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 E.O. 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) Issued on: August 12, 2015. Renee Sigel, Division Administrator, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. [FR Doc. 2015–20563 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
Pennsylvania

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 FHWA and other Federal 
agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The 
actions relate to a proposed highway project, State Route 15, section 
088, Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project (CSVT) in 
Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties, in the Commonwealth of 
Pennsylvania. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for 
the project.

DATES: By this notice, 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 January 19, 2016. 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 FHWA: Ms. Renee Sigel, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 228 Walnut Street, Room 
508, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101-1720; Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m.; telephone: (717) 221-3461; email: pennsylvania.fhwa@dot.gov. For 
PennDOT: For PennDOT: Mr. Matthew Beck, P.E., Assistant Plans Engineer, 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 715 Jordan Avenue, P.O. Box 
218, Montoursville, PA 17754; Office Hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 
telephone: (570) 368-4256; email: matbeck@pa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 8, 2003, FHWA (via EPA) published 
a ``Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability'' in the 
Federal Register at 68 FR 47309 (ER-FRL-6642-7) for the following 
highway project: State Route 15, section 088, Central Susquehanna 
Valley Transportation Project (CSVT) in Snyder, Union and 
Northumberland Counties. The project includes the construction of 
approximately 12.4 miles of new, limited access, four-lane highway 
extending from the existing U.S. Route 11/15 Interchange in Monroe 
Township (north of Selinsgrove) in Snyder County to PA Route 147 in 
West Chillisquaque Township (at a location just south of the PA Route 
45 interchange near Montandon) in Northumberland County. The new 
highway includes a connector to PA Route 61 in Shamokin Dam and a new 
bridge crossing over the West Branch of the Susquehanna River extending 
from Union Township, Union County to Point Township, Northumberland 
County. The CSVT project will reduce congestion, provide better access 
to the region, improve safety by reducing traffic conflicts, and 
support population and economic growth that is expected in the region. 
The roadways in the corridor link the towns of Selinsgrove, Shamokin 
Dam, Sunbury, Northumberland, Milton, and Lewisburg. The CSVT Final EIS 
(EIS No. 030356) was published August 8, 2003, the Record of Decision 
was approved in October 2003, and the Re-evaluation No. 1 was approved 
on May 10, 2006. Notice is hereby given that, subsequent to the earlier 
FHWA notice, FHWA and other Federal Agencies have taken final agency 
actions within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by approving a Re-
evaluation and the associated license's, permits and approvals for the 
highway project. The action(s) by FHWA, associated final actions by 
other Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were 
taken, are described in FHWA decisions and its project records, as 
referenced in the Final EIS, Record of Decision, 2006 Re-evaluation No. 
1 and 2015 Re-evaluation No. 2. That information is available by 
contacting FHWA at the address provided above.
    Information about the project and project records also are 
available from FHWA and PennDOT at the addresses provided above. The 
Final EIS, Record of Decision, 2006 Re-evaluation No. 1, 2015 Re-
evaluation No. 2, and FHWA decisions can be viewed and downloaded from 
the project Web site at http://www.csvt.com/ (click on the Resources 
button) or obtained from any contact listed above. This notice applies 
to all Federal agency final actions taken after the issuance date of 
the FHWA Federal Register notice described above. The laws and their 
associated regulations under which actions were taken include, but are 
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 and 23 U.S.C. 128].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q].
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303; 23 U.S.C. 138]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement 
(Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667d]; 
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. 470f]; 
Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470aa-470mm]; 
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469-469c]; 
Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 
U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    6. Social and Economic: 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 (Section 404, 
Section 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251-1387]; Land and Water 
Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601-4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300f-300j-26)]; 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. 3901, 3921]; Wetlands 
Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 119(g) and 133(b)(14)]; Flood Disaster Protection 
Act, 42 U.S.C. 4012a, 4106].
    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 E.O. 
12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs 
and activities apply to this program.)

    Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1)

    Issued on: August 12, 2015.
Renee Sigel,
Division Administrator, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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