Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects, 69568-69569 [2016-24216]

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Dated: September 26, 2016. Alan Krill, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–24212 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36046] CSX Transportation, Inc.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company (GTW), pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement (Agreement),1 has agreed to grant CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), overhead trackage rights: (1) Between GTW’s connection to CSXT at Wellsboro, Ind., at or near milepost 71.1, and Griffith, Ind., at or near milepost 36.1, on GTW’s South Bend Subdivision, and (2) between Griffith, Ind., at or near milepost 36.1, and Munster, Ind., at or near milepost 30.92, on GTW’s Elsdon Subdivision, a distance of approximately 40.18 miles, including all sidings, yard tracks and yard leads now existing or hereafter constructed along those tracks (the Line).2 CSXT proposes to use the Line to move a limited volume of traffic between CSXT’s lines that connect with the Line at Munster, Ind., on the west and Wellsboro, Ind., on the east, which CSXT states will result in operating economies and improved service. CSXT will be permitted to operate up to four trains a day, unless otherwise agreed between GTW and CSXT. CSXT states that the Agreement does not contain interchange commitments. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or shortly after 1 An executed redacted copy of the Agreement between GTW and CSXT was filed with the notice of exemption. An unredacted copy was filed under seal along with a motion for protective order pursuant to 49 CFR 1104.14(b). That motion will be addressed in a separate decision. 2 In a letter filed on September 27, 2016, CSXT corrects the description of the territory in which it proposes to operate. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 October 20, 2016, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice of exemption was filed). As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk & Western Railway—Trackage Rights— Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway—Lease & Operate—California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed by October 13, 2016 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 36046, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Louis E. Gitomer, Law Offices of Louis E. Gitomer, LLC, 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 301, Towson, MD 21204. According to CSXT, this action is categorically excluded from environmental review under 49 CFR 1105.6(c). Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘WWW.STB.GOV.’’ Decided: October 3, 2016. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2016–24187 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, LA, and Hennepin County, MN. The purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental decisions by FTA on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 194 / Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Notices subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may challenge these final environmental actions. DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to Section 139(l) of Title 23, United States Code (U.S.C.). A claim seeking judicial review of FTA actions announced herein for the listed public transportation projects will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before March 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy-Ellen Zusman, Assistant Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, (312) 353–2577 or Terence Plaskon, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Programs, (202) 366–0442. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken final agency actions by issuing certain approvals for the public transportation projects listed below. The actions on the projects, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the documentation issued in connection with the projects to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in the FTA administrative record for the projects. Interested parties may contact either the project sponsor or the relevant FTA Regional Office for more information. Contact information for FTA’s Regional Offices may be found at https:// www.fta.dot.gov. This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed projects as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 4321–4375], Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303], Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401–7671q]. This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period for challenges of project decisions subject to previous notices published in the Federal Register. The projects and actions that are the subject of this notice are: 1. Project name and location: TramLinkBR Project, City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, LA. Project sponsor: City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge. Project description: The proposed project would construct a modern tram (streetcar) system located in an VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Oct 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 approximately three-mile north-south corridor linking the State Capitol and downtown area of the City of Baton Rouge with Louisiana State University and the Old South Baton Rouge neighborhood. The project would include 11 stop locations, an overhead contact system, four traction power substations, and an operations and maintenance facility. Final agency actions: No use determination of Section 4(f) resources; Section 106 finding of no adverse effect; and Finding of No Significant Impact, dated July 29, 2016. Supporting documentation: Environmental Assessment, dated June 3, 2016. 2. Project name and location: METRO Blue Line Light Rail Transit Extension Project, Hennepin County, MN. Project sponsor: Metropolitan Council. Project description: The proposed project is approximately 13.5 miles of new double-track extension of the METRO Blue Line that will connect downtown Minneapolis to the cities of Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, Crystal, and Brooklyn Park. The alignment includes 11 new light rail stations, approximately 1,670 additional park-and-ride spaces, accommodations for passenger drop-off and bicycle and pedestrian access, and new or restructured local bus routes connecting stations to nearby residential, commercial, and educational land uses. The project would include one operations and maintenance facility, 17 traction power substations, 25 signal bungalow sites, seven new light rail transit bridges, and five reconstructed roadway bridges. Final agency actions: Section 4(f) determination; a Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement, dated August 23, 2016; project-level air quality conformity; and a Record of Decision, dated September 19, 2016. Supporting documentation: Final Environmental Impact Statement, dated July 15, 2016. Lucy Garliauskas, Associate Administrator Planning and Environment. [FR Doc. 2016–24216 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons, Executive Order 12978 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69569 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the name of an individual whose property and interests in property has been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ‘‘Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers’’. DATES: The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) of the individual identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on September 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site at (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Background On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706) (IEEPA), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 1995) (the Order). In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant foreign narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause in the United States and abroad. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The foreign persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State: (a) To play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia; or (b) to materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking activities of persons designated in or pursuant to the Order; and (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration


Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation 
Projects

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the 
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for projects in the City of Baton 
Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, LA, and Hennepin County, MN. The 
purpose of this notice is to announce publicly the environmental 
decisions by FTA on the

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subject projects and to activate the limitation on any claims that may 
challenge these final environmental actions.

DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to Section 139(l) of Title 23, United States Code 
(U.S.C.). A claim seeking judicial review of FTA actions announced 
herein for the listed public transportation projects will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before March 6, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy-Ellen Zusman, Assistant Chief 
Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, (312) 353-2577 or Terence Plaskon, 
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Programs, 
(202) 366-0442. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FTA has taken 
final agency actions by issuing certain approvals for the public 
transportation projects listed below. The actions on the projects, as 
well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in 
the documentation issued in connection with the projects to comply with 
the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in other documents in 
the FTA administrative record for the projects. Interested parties may 
contact either the project sponsor or the relevant FTA Regional Office 
for more information. Contact information for FTA's Regional Offices 
may be found at https://www.fta.dot.gov.
    This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed projects as 
of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such 
actions were taken, including, but not limited to, NEPA [42 U.S.C. 
4321-4375], Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303], Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation 
Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q]. 
This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period 
for challenges of project decisions subject to previous notices 
published in the Federal Register. The projects and actions that are 
the subject of this notice are:
    1. Project name and location: TramLinkBR Project, City of Baton 
Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, LA. Project sponsor: City of Baton 
Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge. Project description: The proposed 
project would construct a modern tram (streetcar) system located in an 
approximately three-mile north-south corridor linking the State Capitol 
and downtown area of the City of Baton Rouge with Louisiana State 
University and the Old South Baton Rouge neighborhood. The project 
would include 11 stop locations, an overhead contact system, four 
traction power substations, and an operations and maintenance facility. 
Final agency actions: No use determination of Section 4(f) resources; 
Section 106 finding of no adverse effect; and Finding of No Significant 
Impact, dated July 29, 2016. Supporting documentation: Environmental 
Assessment, dated June 3, 2016.
    2. Project name and location: METRO Blue Line Light Rail Transit 
Extension Project, Hennepin County, MN. Project sponsor: Metropolitan 
Council. Project description: The proposed project is approximately 
13.5 miles of new double-track extension of the METRO Blue Line that 
will connect downtown Minneapolis to the cities of Golden Valley, 
Robbinsdale, Crystal, and Brooklyn Park. The alignment includes 11 new 
light rail stations, approximately 1,670 additional park-and-ride 
spaces, accommodations for passenger drop-off and bicycle and 
pedestrian access, and new or restructured local bus routes connecting 
stations to nearby residential, commercial, and educational land uses. 
The project would include one operations and maintenance facility, 17 
traction power substations, 25 signal bungalow sites, seven new light 
rail transit bridges, and five reconstructed roadway bridges. Final 
agency actions: Section 4(f) determination; a Section 106 Memorandum of 
Agreement, dated August 23, 2016; project-level air quality conformity; 
and a Record of Decision, dated September 19, 2016. Supporting 
documentation: Final Environmental Impact Statement, dated July 15, 
2016.

Lucy Garliauskas,
Associate Administrator Planning and Environment.
[FR Doc. 2016-24216 Filed 10-5-16; 8:45 am]
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