Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Van Wyck Expressway Capacity and Access Improvements to JFK Airport Project, Queens County, New York, 48207-48208 [2019-19780]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 177 / Thursday, September 12, 2019 / Notices described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Nia Daniels, (202) 267–7626, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, the FAA’s exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition. This notice corrects the sections of the Code of Federal Regulations from which the petitioner seeks relief. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Issued in Washington, DC, on September 9, 2019. James M. Crotty, Acting Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2018–0835 Petitioner: Wing Aviation, LLC Sections of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 135.109(b); 135.243(b)(1); 135.337(b)(5) and (e); 135.338(b)(5); 135.339(e)(3) and (4); 135.340(e)(3) and (4); and 135.341(b)(2), (3), and (4). Description of Relief Sought: Wing Aviation, LLC seeks an amendment to its existing exemption to allow it to conduct part 135 air carrier operations using small unmanned aircraft systems. This amendment would enable Wing to train its personnel-pilots in command, visual observers, and nest managers. [FR Doc. 2019–19783 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Sep 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Van Wyck Expressway Capacity and Access Improvements to JFK Airport Project, Queens County, New York Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by FHWA and other federal agencies. AGENCY: This notice announces action taken by FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Van Wyck Expressway Capacity and Access Improvements to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport Project located in Queens County, New York. DATES: By this notice, 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 FEBRUARY 10, 2020. 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: Richard J. Marquis, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Leo W. O’Brien Federal Building, Room 719, 11A Clinton Avenue, Albany, New York 12207, Telephone (518) 431–4127. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing approvals for the following highway project in the State of New York: Van Wyck Expressway Capacity and Access Improvements to JFK Airport Project, Queens County, New York (‘‘the Project’’). The purpose of the Project is to provide increased capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway (VWE) between the Kew Gardens Interchange (KGI) and JFK Airport to improve vehicular access to and from JFK Airport. In addition, the Project will address operational, geometric, and structural deficiencies on the VWE between the KGI and JFK Airport. The following objectives have been established to further refine the Project purpose: • Provide an additional vehicular travel lane on the VWE in each direction between JFK Airport and the KGI. • Address geometric and operational deficiencies of the VWE exit/entrance PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48207 ramps within the identified project limits. • Address structural deficiencies on the bridges on or crossing over the VWE within the project limits. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the FHWA Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the project, approved by FHWA in the Record of Decision (ROD) issued on August 14, 2019, and in other documents in the FHWA administrative record. The FEIS, ROD, and other documents in the FHWA administrative record files are available by contacting FHWA at the address provided above. The FEIS and ROD can also be viewed and downloaded from the project website at: https://www.dot.ny.gov/ VWE. This notice applies to FHWA 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]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)] (Transportation Conformity). 3. Noise: Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.]. 4. 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]. 5. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661– 667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712], Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]. 6. 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)–11]; 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]. 7. 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]. 8. Right of Way: Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 [42 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.]. 9. Wetlands and Water Resources: Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 48208 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 177 / Thursday, September 12, 2019 / Notices 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); 33 U.S.C. 401–406; Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001–4128; Clean Water Act (Section 404, Section 401, Section 402, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251–1377]. 10. 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). 11. 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: September 3, 2019. Richard J. Marquis, Division Administrator, Albany, New York. [FR Doc. 2019–19780 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2019–0041; Notice 1] FCA US LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Receipt of petition. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: FCA US LLC (f/k/a Chrysler Group LLC) (‘‘FCA US’’), has determined that certain MY 2014–2019 Fiat 500 motor vehicles do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 138, Tire SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Sep 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 Pressure Monitoring Systems. FCA US filed a noncompliance report dated April 11, 2019 and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on May 3, 2019, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This document announces receipt of FCA US’s petition. DATES: Send comments on or before October 15, 2019. 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 the 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 the 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 for 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, a notice of the decision will also PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be published in the Federal Register 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Overview: FCA US has determined that certain MY 2014–2019 Fiat 500 motor vehicles do not comply with paragraph S4.2(a) of FMVSS No. 138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (49 CFR 571.138). FCA US filed a noncompliance report dated April 11, 2019, pursuant to 49 CFR 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports, and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on May 3, 2019, for an exemption from the notification and remedy requirements of 49 U.S.C. Chapter 301 on the basis that this noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety, pursuant to 40 U.S.C. 30118 and 49 U.S.C. 30120, Exemption for Inconsequential Defect or Noncompliance. This notice of receipt of FCA US’s petition is published under 49 U.S.C. 30118 and 30120 and does not represent any agency decision or other exercise of judgment concerning the merits of the petition. II. Vehicles Involved: Approximately 12,675 MY 2014–2019 Fiat 500 motor vehicles, manufactured between July 27, 2013, and February 9, 2019, are potentially involved. III. Noncompliance: FCA US explains that the noncompliance is that the subject vehicles are equipped with incorrectly programmed tire pressure monitor system (TPMS) sensors that do not meet the minimum activation pressure requirements of paragraph S4.2(a) of FMVSS No. 138. Specifically, the TPMS sensors may not illuminate the low tire pressure warning telltale until the inflation pressure is one to two pounds per square inch (PSI) below the minimum allowable activation pressure. IV. Rule Requirements: Paragraph S4.2(a) of FMVSS No. 138 provides the requirements relevant to this petition. The TPMS must illuminate a low tire pressure warning telltale not more than 20 minutes after the inflation pressure E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Van Wyck Expressway 
Capacity and Access Improvements to JFK Airport Project, Queens County, 
New York

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

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

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SUMMARY: This notice announces action taken by FHWA and other Federal 
agencies that are final. The actions relate to the Van Wyck Expressway 
Capacity and Access Improvements to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport 
Project located in Queens County, New York.

DATES: By this notice, 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 FEBRUARY 10, 2020. 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: Richard J. Marquis, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Leo W. O'Brien Federal 
Building, Room 719, 11A Clinton Avenue, Albany, New York 12207, 
Telephone (518) 431-4127.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other 
Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing approvals 
for the following highway project in the State of New York: Van Wyck 
Expressway Capacity and Access Improvements to JFK Airport Project, 
Queens County, New York (``the Project''). The purpose of the Project 
is to provide increased capacity on the Van Wyck Expressway (VWE) 
between the Kew Gardens Interchange (KGI) and JFK Airport to improve 
vehicular access to and from JFK Airport. In addition, the Project will 
address operational, geometric, and structural deficiencies on the VWE 
between the KGI and JFK Airport.
    The following objectives have been established to further refine 
the Project purpose:
     Provide an additional vehicular travel lane on the VWE in 
each direction between JFK Airport and the KGI.
     Address geometric and operational deficiencies of the VWE 
exit/entrance ramps within the identified project limits.
     Address structural deficiencies on the bridges on or 
crossing over the VWE within the project limits.
    The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such 
actions were taken, are described in the FHWA Final Environmental 
Impact Statement (FEIS) for the project, approved by FHWA in the Record 
of Decision (ROD) issued on August 14, 2019, and in other documents in 
the FHWA administrative record. The FEIS, ROD, and other documents in 
the FHWA administrative record files are available by contacting FHWA 
at the address provided above. The FEIS and ROD can also be viewed and 
downloaded from the project website at: https://www.dot.ny.gov/VWE.
    This notice applies to FHWA 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].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)] (Transportation 
Conformity).
    3. Noise: Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.].
    4. 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].
    5. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty 
Act [16 U.S.C. 703-712], Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.].
    6. 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)-11]; 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].
    7. 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].
    8. Right of Way: Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property 
Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 [42 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.].
    9. Wetlands and Water Resources: Coastal Zone Management Act, 16

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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); 
33 U.S.C. 401-406; Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. 4001-4128; 
Clean Water Act (Section 404, Section 401, Section 402, Section 319) 
[33 U.S.C. 1251-1377].
    10. 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).
    11. 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: September 3, 2019.
Richard J. Marquis,
Division Administrator, Albany, New York.
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