Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina, 32707-32708 [2018-14805]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 135 / Friday, July 13, 2018 / Notices exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, from on or about July 12, 2018, until on or about December 31, 2019, is in the national interest. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the second object at the Dallas Museum of Art, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, from on or about July 12, 2018, until on or about May 16, 2021, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/ PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–10 of July 6, 2018. Jennifer Z. Galt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–14988 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of limitations on claims for judicial review of actions by FHWA, and other federal agencies. AGENCY: This notice announces action taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. This final agency action relates to a proposed highway project, improvements to I–440 (Raleigh Beltline), from Walnut Street in Cary to Wade Avenue in Raleigh, Wake County, State of North Carolina. The FHWA’s Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) provides details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 By this notice, the FHWA 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 December 10, 2018. 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: For FHWA: Clarence W. Coleman, P. E., Director of Preconstruction and Environment, Federal Highway Administration, North Carolina Division, 310 New Bern Avenue, Suite 410, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601– 1418; Telephone: (919) 747–7014; email: clarence.coleman@dot.gov. FHWA North Carolina Division Office’s normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). For the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT): Christopher M. Werner, P. E., Director of Technical Services, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), 1 South Wilmington Street (Delivery), 1548 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699–1548; Telephone (919) 707–2540, cmwerner@ncdot.gov, NCDOT Technical Services Division Office’s normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken a final agency action by issuing a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the following highway project in the State of North Carolina: Improvements to I– 440 (Raleigh Beltline), from Walnut Street in the Town of Cary to Wade Avenue in the City of Raleigh, Wake County. The length of the project is approximately 6.0 miles. The project proposes to widen I–440/ US 1–64 from four lanes to six lanes, reconstruct interchanges, replace structures, and repair pavement conditions. The project is included in NCDOT’s adopted 2018–2027 State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) as project number U–2719 and is scheduled for right of way acquisition and construction to begin in fiscal year 2019, being let as a design-build contract. The project is also included in the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Organization’s (CAMPO) 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) (April 2013) and 2045 MTP (February 19, 2018). The FHWA’s action, related actions by other Federal agencies and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on June 23, DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32707 2017, and the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) approved on May 24, 2018, and other documents in the project file. The EA and FONSI are available for review by contacting FHWA or NCDOT at the addresses provided above. In addition, these documents can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at https://www.ncdot.gov/projects/i440improvements/. 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]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)]. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757(a)– 757(g)], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712], Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–470(ll)]; 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]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319)[33 U.S.C. 1251–1377]; Coastal Barrier Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3501–3510]; Coastal Zone Management Act [16 U.S.C. 1451–1465]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]; Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 401–406]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271–1287]; Emergency Wetlands Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931]; TEA–21 Wetlands Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M, E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 32708 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 135 / Friday, July 13, 2018 / Notices 133(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001–4128]. 8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601–9675]; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k)]. 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species. (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: July 3, 2018. Clarence W. Coleman, Preconstruction and Environment Director, Raleigh, North Carolina. [FR Doc. 2018–14805 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2017–0029; Notice 1] Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 2014 BMW X3 Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles Are Eligible for Importation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Receipt of petition. AGENCY: This document announces receipt by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a petition for a decision that model year (MY) 2014 BMW X3 multipurpose passenger vehicles (MPVs) that were not originally manufactured to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS), are eligible for importation into the United States sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 because they are substantially similar to vehicles that were originally manufactured for sale in the United States and that were certified by their manufacturer as complying with the safety standards (the U.S.-certified version of the 2014 BMW X3 MPV) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards. DATES: The closing date for comments on the petition is August 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments on this petition. Comments must refer to the docket and notice number cited in the title of this notice and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Mail: Send comments by mail addressed to U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: Deliver comments by hand to U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Federal Holidays. • Electronically: Submit comments electronically by logging onto the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) website at https:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Comments may also be faxed to (202) 493–2251. Comments must be written in the English language, and be no greater than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to the length of necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are submitted in hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are provided. If you wish to receive confirmation that comments you have submitted by mail were received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard with the comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. All comments and supporting materials received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be filed in the docket and will be considered. All comments and supporting materials received after the closing date will also be filed and will be considered to the fullest extent possible. When the petition is granted or denied, notice of the decision will also be published in the Federal Register PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pursuant to the authority indicated at the end of this notice. All comments, background documentation, and supporting materials submitted to the docket may be viewed by anyone at the address and times given above. The documents may also be viewed on the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov by following the online instructions for accessing the dockets. The docket ID number for this petition is shown in the heading of this notice. DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement is available for review in a Federal Register notice published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477–78). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Stevens, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202–366–5308). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. History: Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), a motor vehicle that was not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS shall be refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that the motor vehicle is substantially similar to a motor vehicle originally manufactured for importation into and sale in the United States, certified under 49 U.S.C. 30115, and of the same model year as the model of the motor vehicle to be compared, and is capable of being readily altered to conform to all applicable FMVSS. Petitions for eligibility decisions may be submitted by either manufacturers or importers who have registered with NHTSA pursuant to 49 CFR part 592. As specified in 49 CFR 593.7, NHTSA publishes notice in the Federal Register of each petition that it receives, and affords interested persons an opportunity to comment on the petition. At the close of the comment period, NHTSA decides, on the basis of the petition and any comments that it has received, whether the vehicle is eligible for importation. The agency then publishes this decision in the Federal Register. II. Summary of Petition: Wallace Environmental Testing Laboratories Inc. (WETL) of Houston, Texas (Registered Importer R–90–005) has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether nonconforming 2014 BMW X3 MPVs are eligible for importation into the United States. The vehicles which WETL believes are substantially similar are MY 2014 BMW X3 MPVs sold in the United States and certified by their manufacturer as conforming to all applicable FMVSS. The petitioner claims that it compared non-U.S.-certified MY 2014 BMW X3 MPVs to their U.S.-certified E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 135 (Friday, July 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-14805]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in 
North Carolina

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of limitations on claims for judicial review of actions 
by FHWA, and other federal agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces action taken by the FHWA and other 
Federal agencies that are final. This final agency action relates to a 
proposed highway project, improvements to I-440 (Raleigh Beltline), 
from Walnut Street in Cary to Wade Avenue in Raleigh, Wake County, 
State of North Carolina. The FHWA's Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) provides details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed 
improvements.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA 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 December 10, 2018. 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: For FHWA: Clarence W. Coleman, P. E., 
Director of Preconstruction and Environment, Federal Highway 
Administration, North Carolina Division, 310 New Bern Avenue, Suite 
410, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601-1418; Telephone: (919) 747-7014; 
email: [email protected]. FHWA North Carolina Division Office's 
normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). For the 
North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT): Christopher M. 
Werner, P. E., Director of Technical Services, North Carolina 
Department of Transportation (NCDOT), 1 South Wilmington Street 
(Delivery), 1548 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-
1548; Telephone (919) 707-2540, [email protected], NCDOT Technical 
Services Division Office's normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
(Eastern Time).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken a 
final agency action by issuing a Finding of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI) for the following highway project in the State of North 
Carolina: Improvements to I-440 (Raleigh Beltline), from Walnut Street 
in the Town of Cary to Wade Avenue in the City of Raleigh, Wake County. 
The length of the project is approximately 6.0 miles.
    The project proposes to widen I-440/US 1-64 from four lanes to six 
lanes, reconstruct interchanges, replace structures, and repair 
pavement conditions. The project is included in NCDOT's adopted 2018-
2027 State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) as project number U-
2719 and is scheduled for right of way acquisition and construction to 
begin in fiscal year 2019, being let as a design-build contract. The 
project is also included in the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning 
Organization Organization's (CAMPO) 2040 Metropolitan Transportation 
Plan (MTP) (April 2013) and 2045 MTP (February 19, 2018).
    The FHWA's action, related actions by other Federal agencies and 
the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on June 23, 2017, and the 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) approved on May 24, 2018, and 
other documents in the project file. The EA and FONSI are available for 
review by contacting FHWA or NCDOT at the addresses provided above. In 
addition, these documents can be viewed and downloaded from the project 
website at https://www.ncdot.gov/projects/i-440improvements/. 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]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)].
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) 
[23 U.S.C. 319].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], 
Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757(a)-757(g)], Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty 
Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712], Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 
470(aa)-470(ll)]; 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].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(d)-2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 
1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201-4209].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, 
Section 401, Section 319)[33 U.S.C. 1251-1377]; Coastal Barrier 
Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3501-3510]; Coastal Zone Management Act [16 
U.S.C. 1451-1465]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 
4601-4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)-
300(j)(6)]; Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 401-406]; Wild 
and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271-1287]; Emergency Wetlands 
Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931]; TEA-21 Wetlands Mitigation [23 
U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M,

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133(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001-4128].
    8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601-9675]; 
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901-6992(k)].
    9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 
Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address 
Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income 
Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural 
Resources; E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. 13287 Preserve America; 
E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental 
Quality; E.O. 13112 Invasive Species.

(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: July 3, 2018.
Clarence W. Coleman,
Preconstruction and Environment Director, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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