Petition for Waiver of Compliance, 3277-3278 [2019-01799]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2019 / Notices • Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 703–712 • Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, 16 U.S.C. 668–668d • Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 The Secretary’s responsibilities for government-to-government consultation with Indian tribes, as defined in 36 CFR 800.16(m), are not assigned to or assumed by ADOT under the proposed MOU. The FHWA will retain responsibility for conducting formal government-to-government consultation with federally recognized Indian tribes. The ADOT will conduct routine consultation with Indian tribes and understands that an Indian tribe has the right for government-to-government consultation with FHWA upon request. 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Authority: 23 U.S.C. 327; 42 U.S.C. 4331, 4332; 23 CFR 771.101–139; 23 CFR 773.109; 40 CFR 1507.3; and 49 CFR 1.85. Issued on: February 4, 2019. Brandye L. Hendrickson, Deputy Administrator, Federal Highway Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–01808 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2019–0007] Petition for Waiver of Compliance Under part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this document provides the public notice that on December 21, 2018, the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Adams County, Colorado, petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations contained at 49 CFR part 222. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2019–0007. Specifically, petitioners seek a waiver from the provisions of 49 CFR 222.35(b)(1) to establish a new quiet zone consisting of three public highwayrail grade crossings with active grade crossing warning devices comprising both flashing lights and gates that are not equipped with constant warning time devices. The crossing warning devices on the proposed RTD G-Line are primarily activated by a wireless crossing activation system (WCAS) using ‘‘GPS-determined train speed and location to predict how many seconds a train is from the crossing.’’ Petitioners assert that this information is communicated wirelessly to the PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3277 crossing warning devices and seeks to provide constant warning times. Additionally, this system is supplemented by a conventional track warning system in case the WCAS is unavailable. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested parties desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Website: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by March 28, 2019 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https:// E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 3278 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2019 / Notices www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01799 Filed 2–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2019–0001] Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on certain information collections that are due to expire in 2019. PHMSA will request an extension with no change for the information collections identified by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers 2137–0610, 2137–0624, and 2137–0625, which are due to expire on April 30, 2019. PHMSA will also request an extension with no change for the information collection identified by OMB Control number 2137–0589, which is due to expire on 7/31/2019. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 12, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted in the following ways: E-Gov website: https:// www.regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of DOT, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number PHMSA–2019–0001 at the beginning of your comments. Note that SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Feb 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You should know that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, you may want to review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19476) or visit https://www.regulations.gov before submitting any such comments. Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments, go to https:// www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12–140 on the ground level of DOT, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the following statement: ‘‘Comments on PHMSA– 2019–0001.’’ The Docket Clerk will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. mail. Please note that due to delays in the delivery of U.S. mail to federal offices in Washington, DC, we recommend that persons consider an alternative method (internet, fax, or professional delivery service) of submitting comments to the docket and ensuring their timely receipt at DOT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Hill by telephone at 202–366– 1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, or by mail at DOT, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies several information collection requests that PHMSA will submit to OMB for renewal. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) Current expiration date; (4) Type of request; (5) Abstract of the information collection activity; (6) Description of affected public; (7) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (8) Frequency of collection. PHMSA will PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections: 1. Title: Pipeline Integrity Management in High Consequence Areas Gas Transmission Pipeline Operators. OMB Control Number: 2137–0610. Current Expiration Date: 4/30/2019. Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This information collection request pertains to Gas Transmission operators jurisdictional to 49 CFR part 192 subpart O—Gas Transmission Integrity Management Program. Pipeline Safety regulations in § 192.907 require gas transmission operators jurisdictional to part 192 subpart O to develop and follow a written integrity management program that contains all the elements described in § 192.911. Gas transmission operators subject to these regulations must also maintain records that demonstrate compliance with part 192 subpart O, as described in § 192.947, for the life of the pipeline. PHMSA or state regulators may review the records as a part of inspections. Gas transmission operators are also required to report to PHMSA certain actions related to their integrity management program. Affected Public: Gas transmission operators. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Estimated number of responses: 733. Estimated annual burden hours: 1,018,807. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. 2. Title: Control Room Management/ Human Factors. OMB Control Number: 2137–0624. Current Expiration Date: 4/30/2019. Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: 49 CFR 192.631 and 195.446 address human factors and other components of control room management. These regulations require operators of hazardous liquid pipelines and gas pipelines to develop and implement a human factors management plan designed to reduce risks associated with human factors in each control room. Affected Public: Operators of both natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline systems. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Estimated Number of Responses: 2,702. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 127,328. E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3277-3278]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-01799]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2019-0007]


Petition for Waiver of Compliance

    Under part 211 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this 
document provides the public notice that on December 21, 2018, the 
Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Adams County, Colorado, 
petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of 
compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety 
regulations contained at 49 CFR part 222. FRA assigned the petition 
Docket Number FRA-2019-0007.
    Specifically, petitioners seek a waiver from the provisions of 49 
CFR 222.35(b)(1) to establish a new quiet zone consisting of three 
public highway-rail grade crossings with active grade crossing warning 
devices comprising both flashing lights and gates that are not equipped 
with constant warning time devices. The crossing warning devices on the 
proposed RTD G-Line are primarily activated by a wireless crossing 
activation system (WCAS) using ``GPS-determined train speed and 
location to predict how many seconds a train is from the crossing.'' 
Petitioners assert that this information is communicated wirelessly to 
the crossing warning devices and seeks to provide constant warning 
times. Additionally, this system is supplemented by a conventional 
track warning system in case the WCAS is unavailable.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations 
Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested parties 
desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they 
should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and 
specify the basis for their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following 
methods:
     Website: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by March 28, 2019 will be considered by FRA 
before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be 
considered if practicable.
    Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications 
and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the 
individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better 
inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including 
any personal information the commenter provides, to 
www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/
ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://

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www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-01799 Filed 2-8-19; 8:45 am]
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