Texas Railway Exchange LLC-Construction and Operation Exemption-in Galveston County, Texas, 6461-6462 [2019-03363]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2019 / Notices ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2019–0002’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: RiversDA@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: U.S. Department of State, CA/OCS/PMO, SA–17, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20522–1710 You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Derek Rivers at SA–17, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20522–1710, who may be reached on 202–485–6332 or at RiversDA@state.gov. 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[FR Doc. 2019–03409 Filed 2–26–19; 8:45 am] 6461 modernization of the CRT regime. The meeting is open to the public, up to the capacity of the room. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made to the email listed above, on or before March 13, 2019. The Department will consider requests made after that date, but might not be able to accommodate them. Information about the meeting, can be found at https:// www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/ca/topics/ c78892.htm or by emailing the email address listed above. If you are unable to attend in person, you can listen to the Town Hall via phone by calling 1–800– 356–8278 and entering the passcode 326034#. Mark W. Cullinane, Director, Office of Canadian Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–03353 Filed 2–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36186] Texas Railway Exchange LLC— Construction and Operation Exemption—in Galveston County, Texas Surface Transportation Board. Issuance of Draft Environmental Assessment; Request for comments. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4710–06–P ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF STATE Town Hall Meeting on Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty Regime Department of State. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of State (Department) will hold a Town Hall meeting, co-hosted by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, in Kalispell, Montana, to discuss the modernization of the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) regime. DATES: The meeting will be held on March 20, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to approximately 7:00 p.m., Mountain Time. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Red Lion Hotel Grand Ballroom, 20 S Main St., Suite 150, Kalispell, MT 59901. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julien Katchinoff, Deputy Negotiator, Office of Canadian Affairs, ColumbiaRiverTreaty@state.gov, 202– 647–2228. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Town Hall is part of the Department’s public engagement on the PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 The Surface Transportation Board’s (Board’s) Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) in response to a petition for exemption filed on November 21, 2018 by Texas Railway Exchange LLC (TREX) to construct and operate an approximately 2,800-foot line of railroad in the City of Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The proposed rail line would connect the Texas International Terminals facility (the Terminal) on Galveston Bay with an existing line of railroad operated by BNSF Railway Company by crossing an existing Union Pacific Railroad rail line. The proposed rail line would offer a new alternative rail transportation option for rail traffic entering and leaving the Terminal. The Draft EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of two alternative rail alignments, as well as the No-Action Alternative and preliminarily concludes that construction of the proposed rail line connection would have no significant environmental impacts if the Board imposes and TREX implements the recommended mitigation measures set forth in the Draft EA. The entire Draft SUMMARY: [Public Notice: 10681] Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 6462 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2019 / Notices EA is available on the Board’s website (www.stb.dot.gov) by clicking on the ‘‘Decisions & Notices’’ button that appears in the drop down menu for ‘‘ELIBRARY,’’ and searching by Service Date (February 22, 2019) or Docket Number (FD 36186). DATES: The EA is available for public review and comment. Comments must be postmarked by March 14, 2019. OEA will consider and respond to comments received on the Draft EA in the Final EA. The Board will issue a final decision on the proposed transaction after issuance of the Final EA. Filing Environmental Comments: Comments submitted by mail should be addressed to: Josh Wayland, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423. Comments on the Draft EA may also be filed electronically on the Board’s website, www.stb.dot.gov, by clicking on the ‘‘E FILING’’ link. Please refer Docket No. FD 36186 in all comments, including electronic filings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Josh Wayland by mail at the address above, by telephone at 202–245–0330, or by email at joshua.wayland@stb.gov. By the Board, Victoria Rutson, Director, Office of Environmental Analysis. Regena Smith-Bernard, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2019–03363 Filed 2–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Public Notice for Intent To Release Airport Property Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent to rule on request to release airport property for non-aeronautical use; Deadhorse Airport (SCC), Deadhorse, Alaska. AGENCY: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at the Deadhorse Airport, Deadhorse, Alaska. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 29, 2019. ADDRESSES: Documents are available for review by appointment at the FAA Anchorage Airports Regional Office, Molly Lamrouex, Compliance Manager, 222 W 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Telephone: (907) 271–5439/Fax: (907) 271–2851 and the Alaska Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities, amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 2301 Peger Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99709. Telephone: (907) 451–2216. Written comments on the Sponsor’s request must be delivered or mailed to: Molly Lamrouex, Compliance Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Anchorage Regional Office, 222 W 7th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99513, Telephone Number: (907) 271–5439/ FAX Number: (907) 271–2851. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Molly Lamrouex, Compliance Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Alaskan Region Airports District Office, 222 W 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99513. Telephone Number: (907) 271– 5439/FAX Number: (907) 271–2851. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the request to release the aeronautical use only grant provision for a portion of lease Lot 1A, Block 700 at the Deadhorse Airport (SCC) under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2). The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has requested from the FAA that a portion of airport property currently leased to Deadhorse Aviation Center be released for an interim non-aeronautical use. The FAA has determined that the release of the property will not impact future aviation needs at the airport. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no sooner than 30 days after the publication of this notice. The disposition of proceeds from the non-aeronautical lease of the airport property will be in accordance with FAA’s Policy and Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, published in the Federal Register on February 16, 1999 (64 FR 7696). Issued in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 19, 2019. Kristi Warden, Acting Director, Alaskan Airports Regional Office, FAA, Alaskan Region. [FR Doc. 2019–03334 Filed 2–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Capacity Enhancements and Other Improvements at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Cancellation of Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for proposed AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 capacity enhancements and other improvements (Proposed Action) at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, NC. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it has discontinued preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed capacity enhancements and other improvements (Proposed Action) at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), Charlotte, NC. The Proposed Action initially presented to the FAA entailed: (1) A Fourth 12,000-foot Parallel Runway 1– 19 and End-Around Taxiways; (2) Concourse B and Ramp Expansion; (3) Concourse C and Ramp Expansion; and (4) Daily North Parking Deck. Based on developments during the National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. (NEPA), review process, the project now subject to environmental review includes a fourth parallel runway of only 10,000 feet. The FAA determined that this was a sufficient change to one of the proposed capacity enhancements, as described in greater detail below in the Supplementary Information section of this Notice, to warrant cancellation of the EIS and conversion to an Environmental Assessment (EA). DATES: Cancellation of this EIS is immediate. ADDRESSES: Mail all comments, statements, or questions concerning this notice to: Mr. Tommy L. Dupree, Assistant Manager, Memphis Airports District Office, 2600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 2250, Memphis, TN 38118. You may also send comments to CLTEIS@faa.gov. In addition, one copy of any comment submitted to the FAA should be mailed or delivered to Mr. Jack Christine, Chief Operating Officer, City of Charlotte Aviation Department, 5601 Wilkinson Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28208. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 22, 2018, the FAA published in the Federal Register a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an EIS and to conduct public and agency scoping meetings (Volume 83, Number 05583, FR 12369–12640). The FAA held two governmental agency scoping meetings for Federal, state, and local regulatory agencies in Raleigh, NC, on April 24, 2018 and Charlotte, NC, on April 25, 2018, in addition to two public scoping meetings for the general public in Charlotte, NC, on April 24 and 26, 2018. FAA issued a Notice to Proceed for the EIS April 24, 2017. In October 2018, FAA conducted an EIS runway length analysis for the proposed 12,000-foot runway, and the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 27, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6461-6462]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-03363]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36186]


Texas Railway Exchange LLC--Construction and Operation 
Exemption--in Galveston County, Texas

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Issuance of Draft Environmental Assessment; Request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: The Surface Transportation Board's (Board's) Office of 
Environmental Analysis (OEA) has prepared a Draft Environmental 
Assessment (Draft EA) in response to a petition for exemption filed on 
November 21, 2018 by Texas Railway Exchange LLC (TREX) to construct and 
operate an approximately 2,800-foot line of railroad in the City of 
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The proposed rail line would 
connect the Texas International Terminals facility (the Terminal) on 
Galveston Bay with an existing line of railroad operated by BNSF 
Railway Company by crossing an existing Union Pacific Railroad rail 
line. The proposed rail line would offer a new alternative rail 
transportation option for rail traffic entering and leaving the 
Terminal.
    The Draft EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of two 
alternative rail alignments, as well as the No-Action Alternative and 
preliminarily concludes that construction of the proposed rail line 
connection would have no significant environmental impacts if the Board 
imposes and TREX implements the recommended mitigation measures set 
forth in the Draft EA. The entire Draft

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EA is available on the Board's website (www.stb.dot.gov) by clicking on 
the ``Decisions & Notices'' button that appears in the drop down menu 
for ``ELIBRARY,'' and searching by Service Date (February 22, 2019) or 
Docket Number (FD 36186).

DATES: The EA is available for public review and comment. Comments must 
be postmarked by March 14, 2019. OEA will consider and respond to 
comments received on the Draft EA in the Final EA. The Board will issue 
a final decision on the proposed transaction after issuance of the 
Final EA.
    Filing Environmental Comments: Comments submitted by mail should be 
addressed to: Josh Wayland, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street 
SW, Washington, DC 20423. Comments on the Draft EA may also be filed 
electronically on the Board's website, www.stb.dot.gov, by clicking on 
the ``E FILING'' link. Please refer Docket No. FD 36186 in all 
comments, including electronic filings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Josh Wayland by mail at the address 
above, by telephone at 202-245-0330, or by email at 
joshua.wayland@stb.gov.
    By the Board, Victoria Rutson, Director, Office of Environmental 
Analysis.

Regena Smith-Bernard,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2019-03363 Filed 2-26-19; 8:45 am]
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