Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Land Ports of Entry, 23793-23794 [2019-10783]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 100 / Thursday, May 23, 2019 / Notices GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice-PBS–2019–04; Docket No. 2019– 0002; Sequence No. 10] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Land Ports of Entry Public Buildings Service (PBS), General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of intent; meeting. AGENCY: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and GSA have partnered to develop a program of projects at a number of Land Ports of Entry (LPOEs) so that FMCSA agents can safely and effectively inspect both commercial truck and bus traffic. GSA intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts from the proposed construction of six (6) inspection facilities at five (5) different LPOEs in both California and Arizona. DATES: The views and comments of the public are necessary to help determine the scope and content of the environmental analysis. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and provide written comments regarding the scope of the EIS and the proposed facilities by Thursday, July 11, 2019. Scoping meetings for the EIS will be held on four (4) separate dates listed below: • San Ysidro, CA & Otay Mesa, CA Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., San Diego, CA. • Calexico East, CA Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Calexico, CA. • San Luis II, AZ Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Yuma, AZ. • Nogales Mariposa, AZ Thursday, June 27, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Nogales, AZ. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be conducted in an open house format, where project information will be presented and distributed. Comments regarding the scope of the EIS and the proposed facilities may be sent to the point of contact listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section. The meetings will be held at the following locations: • San Ysidro, CA & Otay Mesa Sites The FRONT Arte Cultura, 147 W San Ysidro Blvd., San Diego, CA 92173, telephone (619) 428–1115. • Calexico East, CA Site Holiday Inn Express Calexico, 2501 Scaroni Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231, telephone 760–768–6048. • San Luis II, AZ Site khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:40 May 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 Holiday Inn Express and Suites Yuma, 2044 S Avenue 3E, Yuma, AZ 85365, telephone 928–317– 1400. • Nogales Mariposa, AZ Site Holiday Inn Express Nogales, 850 W Shell Road, Nogales, AZ 85621, telephone 520–281–0123. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: • Email: Osmahn A. Kadri at osmahn.kadri@gsa.gov. • Mail: Attn: Osmahn Kadri, NEPA Program Manager, 50 United Nations Plaza, 3345 Mailbox #9, San Francisco, CA 94102. • Telephone: 415–522–3617 (Please also call this number if special assistance is needed to attend and participate in the public scoping meetings). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The FMCSA has been tasked with ensuring that commercial vehicles entering the United States (U.S.) and travelling on U.S. Highways are operating safely and within current U.S. standards. To achieve this mission and ensure safety on public highways, FMCSA must inspect commercial and bus traffic at points of destination or origin, the U.S.-Mexico Border being a main point of origin. FMCSA inspectors currently inspect both bus and commercial truck traffic at multiple LPOEs along the U.S.-Mexico Border in both California and Arizona at facilities that were not built for their needs and at sites which do not allow for thorough, safe inspection of vehicles. In April of 2018, FMCSA received funding from the Committees of Congress to develop, design, and construct facilities that will allow them to meet their mission goals safely and effectively. It has been determined that to achieve this mission, six (6) inspection facilities will be needed at five (5) different LPOEs in both California and Arizona: • San Ysidro, CA (Bus Inspection) • Otay Mesa, CA (Commercial Truck Inspection) • Calexico East, CA (Bus and Commercial Truck Inspection) • San Luis II, AZ (Commercial Truck Inspection) • Nogales Mariposa, AZ (Commercial Truck Inspection) Alternatives The EIS will consider three Alternatives; a ‘‘preferred build alternative’’ for six (6) facilities at five (5) locations, a ‘‘smaller footprint’’ build alternative for six (6) facilities at the same five (5) locations, and a ‘‘no PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23793 action’’ alternative. The alternatives for each location are described below: San Ysidro LPOE, CA The construction of a new bus inspection facility on a newly acquired federal site north of the LPOE. The proposed facility includes an existing single-story building and parking lot. Site work would require the clearing of the existing site and building, extension/relocation of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water, paving of the bus path and realignment and partial paving of the parking lot and entry and exit access through the site. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with pits and a ‘‘Basic’’ FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location. Otay Mesa LPOE, CA The proposed truck inspection facility would be located to the east of the current and proposed Port of Entry, on a site currently owned and operated by the California Department of Transportation. The proposed site is linked to the Port of Entry by a frontage road that is already in place. Site work would require the clearing of the existing site, extension of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with a pit and a ‘‘Basic’’ FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location. Calexico East LPOE, CA The proposed truck inspection facility would be located beyond the northern edge of the LPOE property line, adjacent to California State Highway Patrol land and is accessed at the exit of the LPOE. Site work would require the clearing of the existing site, extension of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water,and paving of the truck path. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with pits and a ‘‘Medium 1’’ FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location. The proposed bus facility would be located on the northwestern edge of the LPOE property. Site work would require the extension of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water, and paving of the bus path through the site. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with pits and a ‘‘Basic’’ FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 23794 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 100 / Thursday, May 23, 2019 / Notices would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location. San Luis II LPOE, AZ The proposed truck inspection facility would be located on the northern edge of the LPOE property line. A portion of the site work would be constructed on newly acquired Federal land that will allow access from the site after hours. Site work would require the clearing of the existing site, extension of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water, paving of the truck path, and relocating the existing CBP impound lot. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with pits and a ‘‘Medium 1’’ FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location. Nogales Mariposa LPOE, AZ The proposed truck inspection facility would be located on privately owned land, north of the existing LPOE. Site work would require the clearing of the existing site, extension of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water, paving of the truck path. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with pits and a FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location. The ‘‘no action’’ alternative assumes that no new facility would be constructed at any of the sites and the LPOEs and FMCSA operations would continue to operate under current conditions. Dated: May 15, 2019. Jared Bradley, Director, Portfolio Management Division, Pacific Rim Region, Public Buildings Service. [FR Doc. 2019–10783 Filed 5–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–YF–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES [Document Identifier: CMS–R–284] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:40 May 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by June 24, 2019. ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395–5806 OR, Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ website address at website address at https://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. 1. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 2. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Transformed— Medicaid Statistical Information System (T–MSIS); Use: The data reported in T– MSIS are used by federal, state, and local officials, as well as by private researchers and corporations to monitor past and projected future trends in the Medicaid program. The data provide the only national level information available on enrollees, beneficiaries, and expenditures. It also provides the only national level information available on Medicaid utilization. The information is the basis for analyses and for cost savings estimates for the Department’s cost sharing legislative initiatives to Congress. The collected data are also crucial to our actuarial forecasts. Form Number: CMS–R–284 (OMB control number: 0938–0345); Frequency: Quarterly and monthly; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 55; Total Annual Responses: 660; Total Annual Hours: 6,600. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Connie Gibson at 410–786–0755.) Dated: May 20, 2019. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–10792 Filed 5–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program Performance Analysis Study (PAS) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Notice-PBS-2019-04; Docket No. 2019-0002; Sequence No. 10]


Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for 
Land Ports of Entry

AGENCY: Public Buildings Service (PBS), General Services Administration 
(GSA).

ACTION: Notice of intent; meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and 
GSA have partnered to develop a program of projects at a number of Land 
Ports of Entry (LPOEs) so that FMCSA agents can safely and effectively 
inspect both commercial truck and bus traffic. GSA intends to prepare 
an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential 
impacts from the proposed construction of six (6) inspection facilities 
at five (5) different LPOEs in both California and Arizona.

DATES: The views and comments of the public are necessary to help 
determine the scope and content of the environmental analysis. 
Interested parties are encouraged to attend and provide written 
comments regarding the scope of the EIS and the proposed facilities by 
Thursday, July 11, 2019.
    Scoping meetings for the EIS will be held on four (4) separate 
dates listed below:

 San Ysidro, CA & Otay Mesa, CA
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., San Diego, CA.
 Calexico East, CA
    Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Calexico, CA.
 San Luis II, AZ
    Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Yuma, AZ.
 Nogales Mariposa, AZ
    Thursday, June 27, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Nogales, AZ.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be conducted in an open house format, 
where project information will be presented and distributed. Comments 
regarding the scope of the EIS and the proposed facilities may be sent 
to the point of contact listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section.
    The meetings will be held at the following locations:

 San Ysidro, CA & Otay Mesa Sites
    The FRONT Arte Cultura, 147 W San Ysidro Blvd., San Diego, CA 
92173, telephone (619) 428-1115.
 Calexico East, CA Site
    Holiday Inn Express Calexico, 2501 Scaroni Avenue, Calexico, CA 
92231, telephone 760-768-6048.
 San Luis II, AZ Site
    Holiday Inn Express and Suites Yuma, 2044 S Avenue 3E, Yuma, AZ 
85365, telephone 928-317-1400.
 Nogales Mariposa, AZ Site
    Holiday Inn Express Nogales, 850 W Shell Road, Nogales, AZ 85621, 
telephone 520-281-0123.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
     Email: Osmahn A. Kadri at [email protected].
     Mail: Attn: Osmahn Kadri, NEPA Program Manager, 50 United 
Nations Plaza, 3345 Mailbox #9, San Francisco, CA 94102.
     Telephone: 415-522-3617 (Please also call this number if 
special assistance is needed to attend and participate in the public 
scoping meetings).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The FMCSA has been tasked with ensuring that commercial vehicles 
entering the United States (U.S.) and travelling on U.S. Highways are 
operating safely and within current U.S. standards. To achieve this 
mission and ensure safety on public highways, FMCSA must inspect 
commercial and bus traffic at points of destination or origin, the 
U.S.-Mexico Border being a main point of origin.
    FMCSA inspectors currently inspect both bus and commercial truck 
traffic at multiple LPOEs along the U.S.-Mexico Border in both 
California and Arizona at facilities that were not built for their 
needs and at sites which do not allow for thorough, safe inspection of 
vehicles. In April of 2018, FMCSA received funding from the Committees 
of Congress to develop, design, and construct facilities that will 
allow them to meet their mission goals safely and effectively.
    It has been determined that to achieve this mission, six (6) 
inspection facilities will be needed at five (5) different LPOEs in 
both California and Arizona:

 San Ysidro, CA (Bus Inspection)
 Otay Mesa, CA (Commercial Truck Inspection)
 Calexico East, CA (Bus and Commercial Truck Inspection)
 San Luis II, AZ (Commercial Truck Inspection)
 Nogales Mariposa, AZ (Commercial Truck Inspection)

Alternatives

    The EIS will consider three Alternatives; a ``preferred build 
alternative'' for six (6) facilities at five (5) locations, a ``smaller 
footprint'' build alternative for six (6) facilities at the same five 
(5) locations, and a ``no action'' alternative. The alternatives for 
each location are described below:

San Ysidro LPOE, CA

    The construction of a new bus inspection facility on a newly 
acquired federal site north of the LPOE. The proposed facility includes 
an existing single-story building and parking lot. Site work would 
require the clearing of the existing site and building, extension/
relocation of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and 
water, paving of the bus path and realignment and partial paving of the 
parking lot and entry and exit access through the site. Facility 
construction would include an inspection canopy with pits and a 
``Basic'' FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative 
would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location.

Otay Mesa LPOE, CA

    The proposed truck inspection facility would be located to the east 
of the current and proposed Port of Entry, on a site currently owned 
and operated by the California Department of Transportation. The 
proposed site is linked to the Port of Entry by a frontage road that is 
already in place. Site work would require the clearing of the existing 
site, extension of existing utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer 
and water. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy 
with a pit and a ``Basic'' FMCSA administration building. The other 
build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the 
same location.

Calexico East LPOE, CA

    The proposed truck inspection facility would be located beyond the 
northern edge of the LPOE property line, adjacent to California State 
Highway Patrol land and is accessed at the exit of the LPOE. Site work 
would require the clearing of the existing site, extension of existing 
utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water,and paving of the 
truck path. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy 
with pits and a ``Medium 1'' FMCSA administration building. The other 
build alternative would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the 
same location.
    The proposed bus facility would be located on the northwestern edge 
of the LPOE property. Site work would require the extension of existing 
utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water, and paving of the 
bus path through the site. Facility construction would include an 
inspection canopy with pits and a ``Basic'' FMCSA administration 
building. The other build alternative

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would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location.

San Luis II LPOE, AZ

    The proposed truck inspection facility would be located on the 
northern edge of the LPOE property line. A portion of the site work 
would be constructed on newly acquired Federal land that will allow 
access from the site after hours. Site work would require the clearing 
of the existing site, extension of existing utilities for electrical, 
sanitary sewer and water, paving of the truck path, and relocating the 
existing CBP impound lot. Facility construction would include an 
inspection canopy with pits and a ``Medium 1'' FMCSA administration 
building. The other build alternative would consist of a smaller 
facility footprint on the same location.

Nogales Mariposa LPOE, AZ

    The proposed truck inspection facility would be located on 
privately owned land, north of the existing LPOE. Site work would 
require the clearing of the existing site, extension of existing 
utilities for electrical, sanitary sewer and water, paving of the truck 
path. Facility construction would include an inspection canopy with 
pits and a FMCSA administration building. The other build alternative 
would consist of a smaller facility footprint on the same location.
    The ``no action'' alternative assumes that no new facility would be 
constructed at any of the sites and the LPOEs and FMCSA operations 
would continue to operate under current conditions.

    Dated: May 15, 2019.
Jared Bradley,
Director, Portfolio Management Division, Pacific Rim Region, Public 
Buildings Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-10783 Filed 5-22-19; 8:45 am]
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