Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee, 58808-58809 [2015-24901]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 58808 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 189 / Wednesday, September 30, 2015 / Notices Cresson Mine Drainage Treatment Plant, Cresson Township, Cambria County, Pa. Application for groundwater withdrawal from Cresson No. 9 Well of up to 6.300 mgd (30-day average) from four sources. 23. Project Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Conservation and Restoration. Project Facility: Cresson Mine Drainage Treatment Plant, Gallitzin Township, Cambria County, Pa. Application for groundwater withdrawal from Gallitzin Shaft Well 2A (Gallitzin Shaft #2) of up to 6.300 mgd (30day average) from four sources. 24. Project Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Conservation and Restoration. Project Facility: Cresson Mine Drainage Treatment Plant, Gallitzin Township, Cambria County, Pa. 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Modification to add two additional sources (Clermont Well 2 and Clermont North Well 2) and increase the intobasin diversion from the Ohio River Basin by an additional 0.504 mgd (peak day), for a total of up to 1.977 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20141216). Opportunity To Appear and Comment Interested parties may appear at the hearing to offer comments to the Commission on any project listed above. The presiding officer reserves the right to limit oral statements in the interest of time and to otherwise control the course of the hearing. Rules of conduct will be posted on the Commission’s Web site, www.srbc.net, prior to the hearing for review. The presiding officer reserves the right to modify or supplement such rules at the hearing. Written comments on any project listed above may also be mailed to Mr. Jason Oyler, General Counsel, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110–1788, or submitted electronically through www.srbc.net/pubinfo/ publicparticipation.htm. Comments mailed or electronically submitted must be received by the Commission on or before November 9, 2015, to be considered. Authority: Pub. L. 91–575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR parts 806, 807, and 808. Dated: September 24, 2015. Stephanie L. Richardson, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2015–24684 Filed 9–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7040–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS) are inviting SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 interested persons to apply to fill one upcoming opening on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). The upcoming opening will represent Native American interests. The selected member will serve a 3-year term. DATES: Persons interested in applying for the NPOAG opening representing Native American interests need to apply by October 30, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3808, email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the Act) was enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106–181. The Act required the establishment of the advisory group within 1 year after its enactment. The NPOAG was established in March 2001. The advisory group is comprised of a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairman of the advisory group. In accordance with the Act, the advisory group provides ‘‘advice, information, and recommendations to the Administrator and the Director— (1) On the implementation of this title [the Act] and the amendments made by this title; (2) On commonly accepted quiet aircraft technology for use in commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, which will receive preferential treatment in a given air tour management plan; (3) On other measures that might be taken to accommodate the interests of visitors to national parks; and (4) At the request of the Administrator and the Director, safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands.’’ Membership The NPOAG ARC is made up of one member representing general aviation, three members representing the commercial air tour industry, four E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 189 / Wednesday, September 30, 2015 / Notices members representing environmental concerns, and two members representing Native American interests. Current members of the NPOAG ARC are as follows: The current NPOAG consists of Heidi Williams representing general aviation; Alan Stephen, Mark Francis, and Matthew Zuccaro representing commercial air tour operators; Michael Sutton, Nicholas Miller, Mark Belles, and Dick Hingson representing environmental interests; and Leigh Kuwanwisiwma and Martin Begaye representing Native American interests. Mr. Begaye’s 3-year membership expires on October 9, 2015. Selection mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In order to retain balance within the NPOAG ARC, the FAA and NPS are seeking candidates interested in filling Mr. Begaye’s soon to be expiring seat. The open seat to be filled will represent Native American interests. The FAA and NPS invite persons interested in representing Native American interests on the ARC to contact Mr. Keith Lusk (contact information is written above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Requests to serve on the ARC must be made to Mr. Lusk in writing and postmarked or emailed on or before October 30, 2015. The request should indicate whether or not you are a member of a Native American tribe. The request should also state what expertise you would bring to the NPOAG ARC as related to issues and concerns with aircraft flights over national parks. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members is 3 years. Current members may re-apply for another term. On June 18, 2010, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum directing agencies in the Executive Branch not to appoint or re-appoint federally registered lobbyists to advisory committees and other boards and commissions. Therefore, before appointing an applicant to serve on the NPOAG, the FAA and NPS will require the prospective candidate to certify that they are not a federally registered lobbyist. Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on September 23, 2015. Keith Lusk, Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2015–24901 Filed 9–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:27 Sep 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2015–0043] Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with part 211 of title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated April 25, 2015, the Historic Railroad Equipment Association (HREA) has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 215—Railroad Freight Car Safety Standards and part 223—Safety Glazing Standards—Locomotives, Passenger Cars and Cabooses. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2015– 0043. Mr. David Kloke, the principal partner in HREA, is the builder and operator of the Lincoln Funeral Car replica currently on exhibition to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the operation of the Lincoln Funeral Train in 1865. Mr. Kloke is also the builder of the Leviathan #63 and the York, reproductions of 1860s era steam locomotives that are currently in operation. The Lincoln Funeral Car is to be pulled by these locomotives at various tourist railroads to commemorate the operation of the Lincoln Funeral Train. HREA requests a waiver from 49 CFR 215.123—Defective couplers, 215.127—Defective draft arrangement, and 215.129—Defective cushioning device as it pertains to the use of a drawbar instead of a coupler. The Lincoln Funeral Car will be attached to the locomotives by use of a drawbar. Further, HREA requests a waiver from 49 CFR 223.3(b)(3) as it pertains to the use of tempered automobile safety glazing instead of FRA Type I glazing. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58809 an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Communications received by November 16, 2015 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. See also http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2015. Ron Hynes, Director, Office of Technical Oversight. [FR Doc. 2015–24697 Filed 9–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2015–0092] Petition for Waiver of Compliance In accordance with part 211 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated July 30, 2015, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 189 (Wednesday, September 30, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-24901]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group 
Aviation Rulemaking Committee

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National 
Park Service (NPS) are inviting interested persons to apply to fill one 
upcoming opening on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group 
(NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). The upcoming opening will 
represent Native American interests. The selected member will serve a 
3-year term.

DATES: Persons interested in applying for the NPOAG opening 
representing Native American interests need to apply by October 30, 
2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, Special Programs Staff, 
Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, 
P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2007, telephone: (310) 725-3808, 
email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the Act) was 
enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106-181. The Act required the 
establishment of the advisory group within 1 year after its enactment. 
The NPOAG was established in March 2001. The advisory group is 
comprised of a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, 
commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native 
American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS 
(or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. 
Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-
year terms as chairman of the advisory group.
    In accordance with the Act, the advisory group provides ``advice, 
information, and recommendations to the Administrator and the 
Director--
    (1) On the implementation of this title [the Act] and the 
amendments made by this title;
    (2) On commonly accepted quiet aircraft technology for use in 
commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, 
which will receive preferential treatment in a given air tour 
management plan;
    (3) On other measures that might be taken to accommodate the 
interests of visitors to national parks; and
    (4) At the request of the Administrator and the Director, safety, 
environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour 
operations over a national park or tribal lands.''

 Membership

    The NPOAG ARC is made up of one member representing general 
aviation, three members representing the commercial air tour industry, 
four

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members representing environmental concerns, and two members 
representing Native American interests. Current members of the NPOAG 
ARC are as follows:
    The current NPOAG consists of Heidi Williams representing general 
aviation; Alan Stephen, Mark Francis, and Matthew Zuccaro representing 
commercial air tour operators; Michael Sutton, Nicholas Miller, Mark 
Belles, and Dick Hingson representing environmental interests; and 
Leigh Kuwanwisiwma and Martin Begaye representing Native American 
interests. Mr. Begaye's 3-year membership expires on October 9, 2015.

Selection

    In order to retain balance within the NPOAG ARC, the FAA and NPS 
are seeking candidates interested in filling Mr. Begaye's soon to be 
expiring seat. The open seat to be filled will represent Native 
American interests. The FAA and NPS invite persons interested in 
representing Native American interests on the ARC to contact Mr. Keith 
Lusk (contact information is written above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT). Requests to serve on the ARC must be made to Mr. Lusk in 
writing and postmarked or emailed on or before October 30, 2015. The 
request should indicate whether or not you are a member of a Native 
American tribe. The request should also state what expertise you would 
bring to the NPOAG ARC as related to issues and concerns with aircraft 
flights over national parks. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members 
is 3 years. Current members may re-apply for another term.
    On June 18, 2010, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum 
directing agencies in the Executive Branch not to appoint or re-appoint 
federally registered lobbyists to advisory committees and other boards 
and commissions. Therefore, before appointing an applicant to serve on 
the NPOAG, the FAA and NPS will require the prospective candidate to 
certify that they are not a federally registered lobbyist.

    Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on September 23, 2015.
Keith Lusk,
Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region.
[FR Doc. 2015-24901 Filed 9-29-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-13-P