Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California, 62243-62244 [2016-21599]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 174 / Thursday, September 8, 2016 / Notices and in other documents in the FHWA project records. The EA, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the address provided above. The Caltrans EA and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at https:// www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/ departments-i-z/resource-managementagency-rma-/public-works/projectannouncements-notices or viewed at public libraries in the project area. The NMFS concurs that the proposed action is not likely to adversely affect Steelhead or critical habitat; permit # WCR–2016–4333 is available by contacting NMFS at the address provided above. The USFWS, concurred that the proposed Project may affect, but is not likely to adversely affect, the California tiger salamander and concurred the use of the Caltrans Programmatic Biological Opinion for California Red-Legged Frog; permit #08EVEN00–2016–F–0255 is available by contacting USFWS at the address provided above. 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. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– 4335]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [23 U.S.C. 109 (j) and 42 U.S.C. 7521(a)]. 3. Historic and Cultural Resources: National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (NHPA), [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–470(11)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 4. Wildlife: Federal Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1543]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–666(C); Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 760c–760g]. 5. Social and Economic: NEPA implementation [23 U.S.C. 109(h)]; Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2000(d)(1)]. 6. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1344]. 7. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898 Federal actions to address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:34 Sep 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: August 31, 2016. Cesar Perez, Acting North Team Leader, Project Delivery, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2016–21601 Filed 9–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–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 other Federal agencies: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Marine Fisheries Service. 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, State Route 1 Gleason Beach Roadway Realignment Project, District 04–SON–1 p.m. 15.1/ 15.7 located between Bodega Bay and Jenner in the County of Sonoma, 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 February 6, 2017. 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: California Department of Transportation, Attn: Wahida Rashid, Environmental Branch Chief, Office of Environmental Analysis, MS–8B, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, (510) 286–5935, wahida.rashid@ dot.ca.gov, Normal Office Hours: 9–5, M–F. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assigned, and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00172 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62243 environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that 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: State Route 1 (SR 1) Gleason Beach Roadway Realignment Project: Caltrans proposes to realign SR 1 at Gleason Beach in Sonoma County to maintain SR 1, which has been damaged by multiple erosive forces including severe storms in 1996 and later years. The project would construct a two-lane roadway and a bridge spanning Scotty Creek along a new alignment eastward and inland of the current alignment between post miles (PMs) 15.1 and 15.7 of SR 1 in Sonoma County, CA. The purpose of this project is to protect SR 1 from coastal erosion while maintaining SR 1’s long-term regional and local connectivity for the surrounding communities. The environmental effects of the Gleason Beach Project are evaluated and described in the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Environmental Assessment (EA), a joint document pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Key issues identified in the Final EIR/EA include impacts to biological resources, aquatic (wetland) resources, water quality and storm water runoff, geology/ seismicity, paleontology, cultural resources, visual/aesthetics, residential acquisition, and temporary construction effects. Measures to avoid, minimize, and mitigate adverse environmental effects are included in the Environmental Commitments Record in the Final EIR/EA. The Final EIR/EA identified Alternative 19A as the preferred alternative and Caltrans has determined that Alternative 19A will have no significant impacts on the human environment. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final EIR/EA for the project, approved on June 30, 2016, and in the Caltrans Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) also issued on June 30, 2016, and in other documents in the Caltrans project records. The Final EIR/ EA, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the address provided above. The Caltrans FEIR/EA and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at http:// www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/envdocs.html, or viewed at public libraries in the project area (Sonoma County). E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1 62244 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 174 / Thursday, September 8, 2016 / Notices 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. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321–4351 et seq.). 2. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations. 3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109. 4. MAP–21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act. 5. Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)). 6. Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703–712). 7. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, (16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.). 8. Clean Water Act (Section 401) (33 U.S.C. 1251–1377) of 1977 and 1987 (Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972). 9. Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531–1543). 10. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, as amended. 11. Noise Control Act of 1972. 12. Safe Drinking Water Act of 1944, as amended. 13. Executive Order 11990— Protection of Wetlands 14. Executive Order 11988— Floodplain Management 15. Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species. 16. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice and Low-Income Populations 17. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. 18. Department of Transportation Act of 1966, Section 4(f) (49 U.S.C. 303). mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES (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: August 31, 2016. Matt Schmitz, Director, Project Delivery, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2016–21599 Filed 9–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:34 Sep 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2016–0092] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel 14 PENNIES; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2016–0092. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel 14 PENNIES is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘certified small passenger vessel (SPV) service on a Coastwise route with 12 passengers.’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘Florida.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2016–0092 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders PO 00000 Frm 00173 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act 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). By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: August 29, 2016. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–21556 Filed 9–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2016–0091] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PERSISTENCE; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2016–0091. Written comments may be submitted by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 174 (Thursday, September 8, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62243-62244]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-21599]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
California

AGENCY: 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 other Federal agencies: The U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Marine 
Fisheries Service.

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SUMMARY: 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, State Route 1 Gleason Beach Roadway Realignment Project, 
District 04-SON-1 p.m. 15.1/15.7 located between Bodega Bay and Jenner 
in the County of Sonoma, 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 February 
6, 2017. 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: California Department of 
Transportation, Attn: Wahida Rashid, Environmental Branch Chief, Office 
of Environmental Analysis, MS-8B, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, 
(510) 286-5935, wahida.rashid@dot.ca.gov, Normal Office Hours: 9-5, M-
F.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective July 1, 2007, the Federal Highway 
Administration (FHWA) assigned, and the California Department of 
Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, environmental responsibilities for 
this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that 
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: State Route 1 (SR 1) Gleason Beach 
Roadway Realignment Project: Caltrans proposes to realign SR 1 at 
Gleason Beach in Sonoma County to maintain SR 1, which has been damaged 
by multiple erosive forces including severe storms in 1996 and later 
years. The project would construct a two-lane roadway and a bridge 
spanning Scotty Creek along a new alignment eastward and inland of the 
current alignment between post miles (PMs) 15.1 and 15.7 of SR 1 in 
Sonoma County, CA. The purpose of this project is to protect SR 1 from 
coastal erosion while maintaining SR 1's long-term regional and local 
connectivity for the surrounding communities. The environmental effects 
of the Gleason Beach Project are evaluated and described in the Final 
Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Environmental Assessment (EA), a 
joint document pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and 
the National Environmental Policy Act. Key issues identified in the 
Final EIR/EA include impacts to biological resources, aquatic (wetland) 
resources, water quality and storm water runoff, geology/seismicity, 
paleontology, cultural resources, visual/aesthetics, residential 
acquisition, and temporary construction effects. Measures to avoid, 
minimize, and mitigate adverse environmental effects are included in 
the Environmental Commitments Record in the Final EIR/EA. The Final 
EIR/EA identified Alternative 19A as the preferred alternative and 
Caltrans has determined that Alternative 19A will have no significant 
impacts on the human environment. The actions by the Federal agencies, 
and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the 
Final EIR/EA for the project, approved on June 30, 2016, and in the 
Caltrans Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) also issued on June 
30, 2016, and in other documents in the Caltrans project records. The 
Final EIR/EA, FONSI, and other project records are available by 
contacting Caltrans at the address provided above. The Caltrans FEIR/EA 
and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at 
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/envdocs.html, or viewed at public libraries 
in the project area (Sonoma County).

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    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. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 
4321-4351 et seq.).
    2. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations.
    3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109.
    4. MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act.
    5. Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)).
    6. Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703-712).
    7. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, (16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.).
    8. Clean Water Act (Section 401) (33 U.S.C. 1251-1377) of 1977 and 
1987 (Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972).
    9. Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531-1543).
    10. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, as amended.
    11. Noise Control Act of 1972.
    12. Safe Drinking Water Act of 1944, as amended.
    13. Executive Order 11990--Protection of Wetlands
    14. Executive Order 11988--Floodplain Management
    15. Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species.
    16. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental 
Justice and Low-Income Populations
    17. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
    18. Department of Transportation Act of 1966, Section 4(f) (49 
U.S.C. 303).

(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: August 31, 2016.
Matt Schmitz,
Director, Project Delivery, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. 2016-21599 Filed 9-7-16; 8:45 am]
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