Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard Management Plans, 86768 [2016-28887]

Download as PDF 86768 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 231 / Thursday, December 1, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard Management Plans Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments, extension of comment period. AGENCY: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES History FAA is extending the comment period on a Notice published in the Federal Register of October 19, 2016, entitled ‘‘Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard Management Plans.’’ In that notice, the FAA requested comments be received by November 18, 2016. DATES: The comment period for the Notice published October 19, 2016 (81 FR 72145), is extended until January 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number to FAA–2016–9284 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M–30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202–493–2251. Privacy: The FAA will post all comments it receives, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information the commenter provides. DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement can be found in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–19478), as well as at http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:02 Nov 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 Mr. Elliott Black, Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20591. Telephone (202) 267–8775. Email Address: Elliott.Black@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A Notice published in the Federal Register (81 FR 72145, October 19, 2016), entitled ‘‘Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard Management Plans’’ requested clarification of Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (WHMP) Program and Policy Guidance Letter 92 issued in 2006. The clarification concerns how federal environmental laws apply to FAA approval of a new or updated WHMP. The notice requested that interested parties submit written comments by November 18, 2016. On November 18, 2016, an airport industry association requested an extension to the comment period. After careful consideration, the FAA has decided to extend the comment period until January 17, 2017. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 23, 2016. Elliott Black, Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming. [FR Doc. 2016–28887 Filed 11–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Mitsubishi MU– 2B Series Airplane Special Training, Experience, and Operating Procedures Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew a previously approved information collection. The collection of information is necessary to document participation, completion, and compliance with the pilot training program for the MU–2B under the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 newly published subpart N of part 91 which will replace SFAR No. 108. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 3, 2017. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. PUBLIC COMMENTS INVITED: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronda Thompson by email at: Ronda.Thompson@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2120–0725. Title: Mitsubishi MU–2B Series Airplane Special Training, Experience, and Operating Procedures. Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this collection. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 26, 2016 (81 FR 66119). There were no comments. In response to the increasing number of accidents and incidents involving the Mitsubishi MU– 2B series airplane, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began a safety evaluation of the MU–2B in July of 2005. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to 
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard 
Management Plans

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments, extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: FAA is extending the comment period on a Notice published in 
the Federal Register of October 19, 2016, entitled ``Applicability of 
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation 
Administration (FAA) Review of Airport Wildlife Hazard Management 
Plans.'' In that notice, the FAA requested comments be received by 
November 18, 2016.

DATES: The comment period for the Notice published October 19, 2016 (81 
FR 72145), is extended until January 17, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number to FAA-2016-9284 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your 
comments electronically.
     Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room 
W12-140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket 
Operations in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 
New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202-493-2251.
    Privacy: The FAA will post all comments it receives, without 
change, to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information the commenter provides. DOT's complete Privacy Act 
Statement can be found in the Federal Register published on April 11, 
2000 (65 FR 19477-19478), as well as at http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov.
    Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at 
http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions 
for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12-140 
of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Elliott Black, Director, Office of 
Airport Planning and Programming, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 
Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20591. Telephone (202) 267-8775. 
Email Address: Elliott.Black@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

History

    A Notice published in the Federal Register (81 FR 72145, October 
19, 2016), entitled ``Applicability of National Environmental Policy 
Act (NEPA) to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Review of Airport 
Wildlife Hazard Management Plans'' requested clarification of Wildlife 
Hazard Management Plan (WHMP) Program and Policy Guidance Letter 92 
issued in 2006. The clarification concerns how federal environmental 
laws apply to FAA approval of a new or updated WHMP.
    The notice requested that interested parties submit written 
comments by November 18, 2016. On November 18, 2016, an airport 
industry association requested an extension to the comment period. 
After careful consideration, the FAA has decided to extend the comment 
period until January 17, 2017.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 23, 2016.
Elliott Black,
Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming.
[FR Doc. 2016-28887 Filed 11-30-16; 8:45 am]
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