Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects, 40388 [2018-17420]

Download as PDF 40388 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 157 / Tuesday, August 14, 2018 / Notices at info@tricountyaccess.org, or in writing to the Illinois Tollway, 2700 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, attention Pete Foernssler. Scoping input on the proposed project also will be invited during a public informational meeting scheduled for September 6, 2018. All comments received through the scoping process will be part of the project record. Comments and questions concerning the proposed action and this notice should be directed to the Illinois Tollway at the address provided above by the close of business on October 1, 2018. Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315; 23 CFR 771.123 (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.) Issued on: August 8, 2018. Catherine A. Batey, Division Administrator, Springfield, Illinois. [FR Doc. 2018–17504 Filed 8–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects Federal Transit Administration (FTA); U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), DOT. ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by the USACE. AGENCY: FTA is issuing this notice to announce action taken by the USACE that is final within the meaning of the United States Code. The action relates to the construction of a 16.2-mile light-rail transit (LRT) line, known as the Purple Line, from the Bethesda Metro Station in Montgomery County, Maryland, to the New Carrollton Station in Prince George’s County, Maryland (the Project). The USACE granted a Department of the Army permit, pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, as amended, authorizing the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to discharge dredged or fill material into Waters of the United States at specified locations related to the Project. DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l). A claim seeking judicial review of the identified Federal agency action related to the Project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before January 11, 2019. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Aug 13, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 FTA: Nancy-Ellen Zusman, Assistant Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, (312) 353–2577 or Alan Tabachnick, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Programs, (202) 366–8541. FTA is located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. For USACE: Department of the Army, Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Division, Attn: Maria Teresi, 2 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, Maryland 21201; telephone: (410) 962–4501. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that USACE has taken final agency action by issuing certain approval related to the Project. The actions on the project, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Department of the Army Permit and related documents in the USACE administrative record for the permit action. Interested parties may contact the USACE Baltimore District Regulatory Division Office for more information on the USACE’s permit decision. Contact information for the appropriate USACE representative is above. Contact information for FTA’s Regional Offices may be found at https:// www.fta.dot.gov. This notice applies to all USACE decisions on the listed project 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 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [54 U.S.C. 306108], and the Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251–1387]. 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 project and action that is the subject of this notice follow: Project name and location: The Purple Line, Montgomery County to Prince George’s County, Maryland. Project Sponsor: Maryland Transit Administration (MTA). Project description: The project involves the construction of a 16.2-mile light-rail (LRT) line from Bethesda Metro Station in Montgomery County, Maryland, to the New Carrollton Station in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The project utilizes existing trails and roadways for the majority of its length. The transit PO 00000 Frm 00177 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 way will be constructed largely at grade with one tunnel section at Plymouth Road, three sections elevated on structures, and several bridge structures. The project will service 5 major activity centers and 21 stations. Two storage and maintenance facilities will be constructed (Lyttonsville Yard and Glenridge Yard). Final agency action: Department of the Army permit issued pursuant to Section 404 Clean Water Act effective March 14, 2018. Supporting documentation: USACE Record of Decision issued March 14, 2018. The USACE decision and permit No. 2016–61278–M07 are available by contacting USACE 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 the final action was taken. Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l). Elizabeth S. Riklin, Deputy Associate Administrator Planning and Environment. [FR Doc. 2018–17420 Filed 8–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans ACTION: Notice, amended. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for membership on the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (‘‘the Committee’’) for the 2018 membership cycle. SUMMARY: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by August 20, 2018, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 157 (Tuesday, August 14, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-17420]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration


Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation 
Projects

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA); U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers (USACE), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions 
by the USACE.

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SUMMARY: FTA is issuing this notice to announce action taken by the 
USACE that is final within the meaning of the United States Code. The 
action relates to the construction of a 16.2-mile light-rail transit 
(LRT) line, known as the Purple Line, from the Bethesda Metro Station 
in Montgomery County, Maryland, to the New Carrollton Station in Prince 
George's County, Maryland (the Project). The USACE granted a Department 
of the Army permit, pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, as 
amended, authorizing the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to 
discharge dredged or fill material into Waters of the United States at 
specified locations related to the Project.

DATES: By this notice, FTA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l). A claim seeking judicial review of 
the identified Federal agency action related to the Project will be 
barred unless the claim is filed on or before January 11, 2019. 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 FTA: Nancy-Ellen Zusman, Assistant 
Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, (312) 353-2577 or Alan 
Tabachnick, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of 
Environmental Programs, (202) 366-8541. FTA is located at 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 
5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. For USACE: 
Department of the Army, Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers Regulatory Division, Attn: Maria Teresi, 2 Hopkins Plaza, 
Baltimore, Maryland 21201; telephone: (410) 962-4501.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that USACE has taken 
final agency action by issuing certain approval related to the Project. 
The actions on the project, as well as the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the Department of the Army Permit 
and related documents in the USACE administrative record for the permit 
action. Interested parties may contact the USACE Baltimore District 
Regulatory Division Office for more information on the USACE's permit 
decision. Contact information for the appropriate USACE representative 
is above. Contact information for FTA's Regional Offices may be found 
at https://www.fta.dot.gov.
    This notice applies to all USACE decisions on the listed project 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 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [54 
U.S.C. 306108], and the Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251-1387]. 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 project and action that is the subject of 
this notice follow:
    Project name and location: The Purple Line, Montgomery County to 
Prince George's County, Maryland. Project Sponsor: Maryland Transit 
Administration (MTA). Project description: The project involves the 
construction of a 16.2-mile light-rail (LRT) line from Bethesda Metro 
Station in Montgomery County, Maryland, to the New Carrollton Station 
in Prince George's County, Maryland. The project utilizes existing 
trails and roadways for the majority of its length. The transit way 
will be constructed largely at grade with one tunnel section at 
Plymouth Road, three sections elevated on structures, and several 
bridge structures. The project will service 5 major activity centers 
and 21 stations. Two storage and maintenance facilities will be 
constructed (Lyttonsville Yard and Glenridge Yard). Final agency 
action: Department of the Army permit issued pursuant to Section 404 
Clean Water Act effective March 14, 2018. Supporting documentation: 
USACE Record of Decision issued March 14, 2018. The USACE decision and 
permit No. 2016-61278-M07 are available by contacting USACE 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 the final action 
was taken.

    Authority:  23 U.S.C. 139(l).

Elizabeth S. Riklin,
Deputy Associate Administrator Planning and Environment.
[FR Doc. 2018-17420 Filed 8-13-18; 8:45 am]
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