Revocation of Restricted Area R-2530, Sierra Army Depot, CA, 30034-30035 [2018-13737]

Download as PDF 30034 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 124 / Wednesday, June 27, 2018 / Rules and Regulations an on-call basis only. Therefore, the airspace will be activated by a Notice to Airman (NOTAM), four hours in advance as opposed to active continuously Monday through Saturday from 0800 to 2400. Additionally, the controlling agency has changed from Albuquerque Air Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) to Phoenix Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) due to a recent alignment of assigned airspace thus making the restricted area fall completely within Phoenix TRACONs assigned airspace. The Rule This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 73 by revising the time of designation and controlling agency listed for restricted area R–2302, Flagstaff, AZ. The time of designation is changed from ‘‘active daily, 0800–2400 MST, Monday through Saturday;’’ to ‘‘intermittent by NOTAM only, 4 hours in advance, between 0800 to 2400 MST, Monday through Saturday’’. Additionally, the controlling agency for R–2302 is changed from ‘‘Albuquerque ARTCC’’ to ‘‘Phoenix TRACON’’. These are administrative changes and do not affect the boundaries, designated altitudes, or activities conducted within the restricted area; therefore, notice and public procedures under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are unnecessary. nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with RULES Regulatory Notices and Analyses The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. It, therefore: (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that only affects air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, does not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Environmental Review The FAA has determined that this action of updating the time of designation and controlling agency for restricted area R–2302; Flagstaff, AZ, qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act, and in accordance with FAA Order VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:30 Jun 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, paragraph 5– 6.5.d, ‘‘Modification of the technical description of special use airspace (SUA) that does not alter the dimensions, altitudes, or times of designation of the airspace (such as changes in designation of the controlling or using agency, or correction of typographical errors).’’ This airspace action is an administrative change to the description of restricted area R–2302; Flagstaff, AZ, to update the time of designation and controlling agency name. It does not alter the dimensions, altitudes, time of designation, or use of the airspace. Therefore, this airspace action is not expected to result in any significant environmental impacts. In accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, paragraph 5– 2 regarding Extraordinary Circumstances, this action has been reviewed for factors and circumstances in which a normally categorically excluded action may have a significant environmental impact requiring further analysis, and it is determined that no extraordinary circumstances exist that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 73 Airspace, Prohibited areas, Restricted areas. The Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 73, as follows: PART 73—SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp., p. 389. § 73.23 [Amended] 2. Section 73.23 is amended as follows: * * * * * ■ R–2302 Flagstaff, AZ [Amended] By removing ‘‘Time of designation. Active daily, 0800–2400 MST, Monday through Saturday’’ and adding in their place ‘‘Time of designation. Intermittent by NOTAM only, 4 hours in advance, between 0800 to 2400 MST, Monday– Saturday. By removing ‘‘Controlling agency. Albuquerque ARTCC,’’ and adding in their place ‘‘Controlling agency. FAA, Phoenix TRACON.’’ * * * * * PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Issued in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2018. Rodger A. Dean, Jr., Manager, Airspace Policy Group. [FR Doc. 2018–13738 Filed 6–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 73 [Docket No. FAA–2018–0476; Airspace Docket No. 18–AWP–8] RIN 2120–AA66 Revocation of Restricted Area R–2530, Sierra Army Depot, CA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action removes restricted area R–2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA. This restricted area was originally established in 1963 for the purpose of neutralization of ammunition through a process known as burning. The United States Army has advised there are no future plans for this restricted area and has concurred with the FAA’s plan for removal. Therefore, the FAA has determined that a valid requirement for the airspace no longer exists. DATES: Effective date: July 27, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Ready, Airspace Policy Group, Office of Airspace Services, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority for This Rulemaking The FAA’s authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it returns restricted area R–2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA, as it is no longer needed for its designated purpose within the National Airspace System (NAS). E:\FR\FM\27JNR1.SGM 27JNR1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 124 / Wednesday, June 27, 2018 / Rules and Regulations The Rule This action amends 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 73 by removing Restricted area R–2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA. The United States Army no longer has a use for the restricted area, which was originally established for neutralization of ammunition through a process known as burning. The process was considered a hazard to aircraft since an uncontrolled explosion may have occurred at any time during the burning operation. The FAA has determined that a valid requirement for the airspace no longer exists and the restricted area is being returned to the NAS. Since this action reduces restricted airspace, the solicitation of comments would only delay the return of airspace to public use without offering any meaningful right or benefit to any segment of the public; therefore, notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are unnecessary. Regulatory Notices and Analyses The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. It, therefore: (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that only affects air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, does not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with RULES The FAA has determined that this action of revoking of R–2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA, qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, paragraph 5–6.5.c, ‘‘Actions to return all or part of special use airspace (SUA) to the National Airspace System (NAS), such as revocation of airspace, a decrease in dimensions, or a reduction in times of use (e.g., from continuous to intermittent, or use by a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM)).’’ This action returns restricted airspace to the NAS. Therefore, this airspace action is 14:30 Jun 26, 2018 § 825.120 Leave for pregnancy or birth. (a) * * * (4) * * * Circumstances may require that FMLA leave begin before the actual date of birth of a child. * * * For example, a pregnant employee may be unable to report to work because of severe morning sickness. * * * * * [FR Doc. 2018–13908 Filed 6–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1301–00–D List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 73 Airspace, Prohibited areas, Restricted areas. The Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 73 as follows: EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 29 CFR Part 1614 Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity PART 73—SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE CFR Correction 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows: Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp., p. 389. In Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 900 to 1899, revised as of July 1, 2017, on page 302, in § 1614.304, paragraph (b)(4) is reinstated to read as follows: § 73.25 § 1614.304 ■ [Amended] 2. Section 73.25 is amended as follows: * * * * * ■ R–2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA [Removed] Issued in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2018. Rodger A. Dean, Jr., Manager, Airspace Policy Group. [FR Doc. 2018–13737 Filed 6–26–18; 8:45 am] Contents of petition. * * * * * (b) * * * (4) A copy of the decision issued by the MSPB; and * * * * * [FR Doc. 2018–13907 Filed 6–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1301–00–D DEPARTMENT OF LABOR BILLING CODE 4910–13–P Occupational Safety and Health Administration DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 29 CFR Part 1910 Wage and Hour Division 29 CFR Part 825 Environmental Review VerDate Sep<11>2014 not expected to result in any significant environmental impacts. In accordance with FAAO 1050.1F, paragraph 5–2 regarding Extraordinary Circumstances, this action has been reviewed for factors and circumstances in which a normally categorically excluded action may have a significant environmental impact requiring further analysis, and it is determined that no extraordinary circumstances exist that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment. Jkt 244001 30035 Occupational Safety and Health Standards The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 CFR Correction § 1910.1043 CFR Correction In Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 500 to 899, revised as of July 1, 2017, on page 821, in § 825.120, paragraph (a)(4) is amended as follows: —Remove the third sentence of the paragraph; —Add a sentence following the first sentence of the paragraph; and —Add a sentence following the last sentence of the paragraph. The additions read as follows: ■ PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 [Amended] In Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1910 (§ 1910.1000 to end of part 1910), revised as of July 1, 2017, on page 297, paragraphs § 1910.1043(i)(1)(i)(A) through (F) are removed. ■ [FR Doc. 2018–13909 Filed 6–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1301–00–D E:\FR\FM\27JNR1.SGM 27JNR1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 124 (Wednesday, June 27, 2018)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 73

[Docket No. FAA-2018-0476; Airspace Docket No. 18-AWP-8]
RIN 2120-AA66


Revocation of Restricted Area R-2530, Sierra Army Depot, CA

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action removes restricted area R-2530 Sierra Army Depot, 
CA. This restricted area was originally established in 1963 for the 
purpose of neutralization of ammunition through a process known as 
burning. The United States Army has advised there are no future plans 
for this restricted area and has concurred with the FAA's plan for 
removal. Therefore, the FAA has determined that a valid requirement for 
the airspace no longer exists.

DATES: Effective date: July 27, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Ready, Airspace Policy Group, 
Office of Airspace Services, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 
Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267-
8783.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Authority for This Rulemaking

    The FAA's authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is 
found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 
describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, 
Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency's 
authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described 
in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, 
the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of 
the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the 
efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that 
authority as it returns restricted area R-2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA, 
as it is no longer needed for its designated purpose within the 
National Airspace System (NAS).

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The Rule

    This action amends 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 73 by 
removing Restricted area R-2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA. The United 
States Army no longer has a use for the restricted area, which was 
originally established for neutralization of ammunition through a 
process known as burning. The process was considered a hazard to 
aircraft since an uncontrolled explosion may have occurred at any time 
during the burning operation. The FAA has determined that a valid 
requirement for the airspace no longer exists and the restricted area 
is being returned to the NAS.
    Since this action reduces restricted airspace, the solicitation of 
comments would only delay the return of airspace to public use without 
offering any meaningful right or benefit to any segment of the public; 
therefore, notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are 
unnecessary.

Regulatory Notices and Analyses

    The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an 
established body of technical regulations for which frequent and 
routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. 
It, therefore: (1) Is not a ``significant regulatory action'' under 
Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ``significant rule'' under 
Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulatory Policies and Procedures 
(44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation 
of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. 
Since this is a routine matter that only affects air traffic procedures 
and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, 
does not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of 
small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Environmental Review

    The FAA has determined that this action of revoking of R-2530 
Sierra Army Depot, CA, qualifies for categorical exclusion under the 
National Environmental Policy Act in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, 
Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, paragraph 5-6.5.c, 
``Actions to return all or part of special use airspace (SUA) to the 
National Airspace System (NAS), such as revocation of airspace, a 
decrease in dimensions, or a reduction in times of use (e.g., from 
continuous to intermittent, or use by a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM)).'' 
This action returns restricted airspace to the NAS. Therefore, this 
airspace action is not expected to result in any significant 
environmental impacts. In accordance with FAAO 1050.1F, paragraph 5-2 
regarding Extraordinary Circumstances, this action has been reviewed 
for factors and circumstances in which a normally categorically 
excluded action may have a significant environmental impact requiring 
further analysis, and it is determined that no extraordinary 
circumstances exist that warrant preparation of an environmental 
assessment.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 73

    Airspace, Prohibited areas, Restricted areas.

The Amendment

    In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation 
Administration amends 14 CFR part 73 as follows:

PART 73--SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE

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 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 
10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.


Sec.  73.25  [Amended]

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 2. Section 73.25 is amended as follows:
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R-2530 Sierra Army Depot, CA [Removed]

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2018.
Rodger A. Dean, Jr.,
Manager, Airspace Policy Group.
[FR Doc. 2018-13737 Filed 6-26-18; 8:45 am]
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