Notice of Availability for Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS), Department of Transportation Act of 1966 Section 4(f) Evaluation, and Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act Subsistence Evaluation for the Proposed Airport, Angoon, Alaska, 60773 [2016-21083]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 171 / Friday, September 2, 2016 / Notices Director, Vero Beach Regional Airport, P.O. Box 1389, 3400 Cherokee Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32961–1389. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Wilson, Program Manager, Orlando Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32822–5024. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 125 of The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR–21) requires the FAA to provide an opportunity for public notice and comment prior to the ‘‘waiver’’ or ‘‘modification’’ of a sponsor’s Federal obligation to use certain airport land for non-aeronautical purposes. Issued in Orlando, FL, on August 23, 2016. Bart Vernace, P.E., Manager, Orlando Airports District Office, Southern Region. [FR Doc. 2016–21108 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Availability for Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS), Department of Transportation Act of 1966 Section 4(f) Evaluation, and Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act Subsistence Evaluation for the Proposed Airport, Angoon, Alaska Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA). AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, the FAA issues this notice to advise the public that a Final EIS for the proposed airport in Angoon, Alaska, has been prepared. Included in the Final EIS are a subsistence evaluation consistent with Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) and a final evaluation pursuant to Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966. The FAA will not make a decision on the proposed action for a minimum of 30 days following the publication of this NOA in the Federal Register. The FAA will record their decision or decisions in a Record of Decision. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Final EIS and the evaluations are available at the following locations. Paper copies may be viewed during regular business hours. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 1. Online at www.angoonairporteis.com. 2. Juneau Public Library: • Downtown Branch, 292 Marine Way, Juneau, AK 99801 • Douglas Branch, 1016 3rd Street, Douglas, AK 99824 • Mendenhall Mall Branch, 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Juneau, AK 99801 3. U.S. Forest Service, Admiralty Island National Monument Office, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road, Juneau, AK 99801. 4. Angoon Community Association Building, 315 Heendae Road, Angoon, AK 99820. 5. Angoon City Government Office, 700 Aan Deina Aat Street, Angoon, AK 99820. 6. Angoon Senior Center, 812 Xootz Road, Angoon, AK 99820. 7. The FAA Airports Division in Anchorage, AK. Please contact Leslie Grey at (907) 271–5453 to schedule. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Grey, AAL–611, Federal Aviation Administration, Alaskan Region, Airports Division, 222 W. 7th Avenue, Box #14, Anchorage, AK 99513. Ms. Grey may be contacted by telephone during business hours at (907) 271– 5453, by fax at (907) 271–2851, or by email at Leslie.Grey@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has requested funding and approval from the FAA for a new land-based airport and an access road to improve the availability and reliability of transportation services to and from Angoon. The DOT&PF’s proposed action would be located in the Admiralty Island National Monument and Kootznoowoo Wilderness Area (Monument-Wilderness Area). The FAA has proposed alternatives to the proposed action, including the no action alternative. The purpose and need for the airport are discussed in detail in the Final EIS. The project would consist of a paved, 3,300-foot-long and 75-foot-wide runway, with future expansion to 4,000 feet long. Construction of the proposed airport would be completed in two to three construction seasons. Many of the impact categories considered in the Final EIS are required by FAA Orders 1050.1E and 5050.4B. In addition, subsistence activities, wilderness character, and impacts to the Admiralty Island National Monument are evaluated. Because the DOT&PF’s proposed action is located in the Monument-Wilderness Area, the PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60773 DOT&PF has submitted an application to the FAA, the U.S. Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under ANILCA Title XI to use the lands. The federal agencies have drafted findings and a notification of tentative disapproval of the application. At this time, no notification will be sent to the President pending discussions with the sponsor and the cooperating agencies on next steps. Additional details regarding the project can be found on the project Web site at www.angoonairporteis.com. Issued in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 23, 2016. Byron K. Huffman, Manager, Airports Division, AAL–600. [FR Doc. 2016–21083 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Release Certain Properties From All Terms, Conditions, Reservations and Restrictions of a Quitclaim Deed Agreement Between the City of Vero Beach and the Federal Aviation Administration for the Vero Beach Regional Airport, Vero Beach, FL Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Request for Public Comment. AGENCY: The FAA hereby provides notice of intent to release certain airport properties 2.58 acres at the Vero Beach Regional Airport, Florida from the conditions, reservations, and restrictions as contained in a Quitclaim Deed agreement between the FAA and the Vero Beach Regional Airport, dated October 3, 1947. The City of Vero Beach dedicated a 2.58 acre tract along Airport Drive to become a Public Right-of-Way. This release will be retroactive for the improvements along the airport entrance roadway by the City of Vero Beach. The Fair Market Value (FMV) of this parcel has been determined to be $112,134.12. Documents reflecting the Sponsor’s request are available, by appointment only, for inspection at the Vero Beach Regional Airport and the FAA Airports District Office. DATES: Comments are due on or before October 3, 2016. ADDRESSES: Documents are available for review at the Vero Beach Regional Airport, P.O. Box 1389, 3400 Cherokee Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32961 and the FAA Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 171 (Friday, September 2, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-21083]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Availability for Final Environmental Impact Statement 
(Final EIS), Department of Transportation Act of 1966 Section 4(f) 
Evaluation, and Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act 
Subsistence Evaluation for the Proposed Airport, Angoon, Alaska

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of 
Transportation.

ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA).

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, the FAA 
issues this notice to advise the public that a Final EIS for the 
proposed airport in Angoon, Alaska, has been prepared. Included in the 
Final EIS are a subsistence evaluation consistent with Section 810 of 
the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) and a 
final evaluation pursuant to Section 4(f) of the Department of 
Transportation Act of 1966. The FAA will not make a decision on the 
proposed action for a minimum of 30 days following the publication of 
this NOA in the Federal Register. The FAA will record their decision or 
decisions in a Record of Decision.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the Final EIS and the evaluations are available at 
the following locations. Paper copies may be viewed during regular 
business hours.
    1. Online at www.angoonairporteis.com.
    2. Juneau Public Library:

 Downtown Branch, 292 Marine Way, Juneau, AK 99801
 Douglas Branch, 1016 3rd Street, Douglas, AK 99824
 Mendenhall Mall Branch, 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Juneau, AK 
99801
    3. U.S. Forest Service, Admiralty Island National Monument Office, 
8510 Mendenhall Loop Road, Juneau, AK 99801.
    4. Angoon Community Association Building, 315 Heendae Road, Angoon, 
AK 99820.
    5. Angoon City Government Office, 700 Aan Deina Aat Street, Angoon, 
AK 99820.
    6. Angoon Senior Center, 812 Xootz Road, Angoon, AK 99820.
    7. The FAA Airports Division in Anchorage, AK. Please contact 
Leslie Grey at (907) 271-5453 to schedule.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Grey, AAL-611, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Alaskan Region, Airports Division, 222 W. 7th Avenue, 
Box #14, Anchorage, AK 99513. Ms. Grey may be contacted by telephone 
during business hours at (907) 271-5453, by fax at (907) 271-2851, or 
by email at Leslie.Grey@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Alaska Department of Transportation and 
Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has requested funding and approval from the 
FAA for a new land-based airport and an access road to improve the 
availability and reliability of transportation services to and from 
Angoon. The DOT&PF's proposed action would be located in the Admiralty 
Island National Monument and Kootznoowoo Wilderness Area (Monument-
Wilderness Area). The FAA has proposed alternatives to the proposed 
action, including the no action alternative. The purpose and need for 
the airport are discussed in detail in the Final EIS.
    The project would consist of a paved, 3,300-foot-long and 75-foot-
wide runway, with future expansion to 4,000 feet long.
    Construction of the proposed airport would be completed in two to 
three construction seasons. Many of the impact categories considered in 
the Final EIS are required by FAA Orders 1050.1E and 5050.4B. In 
addition, subsistence activities, wilderness character, and impacts to 
the Admiralty Island National Monument are evaluated. Because the 
DOT&PF's proposed action is located in the Monument-Wilderness Area, 
the DOT&PF has submitted an application to the FAA, the U.S. Forest 
Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under ANILCA Title XI to 
use the lands. The federal agencies have drafted findings and a 
notification of tentative disapproval of the application. At this time, 
no notification will be sent to the President pending discussions with 
the sponsor and the cooperating agencies on next steps.
    Additional details regarding the project can be found on the 
project Web site at www.angoonairporteis.com.

    Issued in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 23, 2016.
Byron K. Huffman,
Manager, Airports Division, AAL-600.
[FR Doc. 2016-21083 Filed 9-1-16; 8:45 am]
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