Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Report, 64948-64949 [2019-25461]

Download as PDF 64948 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2019 / Notices over the Line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies), and 49 CFR 1105.7 and 1105.8 (environmental and historic report), have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Percent Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. For Physical Damage: Non-Profit Organizations with 91 (1979). To address whether this Credit Available Elsewhere ... 2.750 condition adequately protects affected Non-Profit Organizations withemployees, a petition for partial out Credit Available Elserevocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) where ..................................... 2.750 must be filed. For Economic Injury: Provided no formal expression of Non-Profit Organizations withintent to file an offer of financial out Credit Available Else1 where ..................................... 2.750 assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on December 25, 2019, unless stayed The number assigned to this disaster pending reconsideration. Petitions to for physical damage is 16204B and for stay that do not involve environmental economic injury is 162050. issues,2 formal expressions of intent to (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2), Number 59008) and trail use/rail banking requests under Cynthia Pitts, 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by December 5, 2019.3 Petitions to reopen Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by [FR Doc. 2019–25520 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] December 16, 2019, with the Surface BILLING CODE 8026–03–P Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Board should be sent to UP’s [Docket No. AB 33 (Sub-No. 321X)] representative, Jeremy Berman, General Attorney, 1400 Douglas St., #1580, Union Pacific Railroad Company— Omaha, NE 68179. Abandonment Exemption—in If the verified notice contains false or Sheboygan County, Wisconsin misleading information, the exemption Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) is void ab initio. UP has filed a combined has filed a verified notice of exemption environmental and historic report that under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— addresses the potential effects of the Exempt Abandonments to abandon rail abandonment on the environment and service over an approximately 1.3-mile portion of the Sheboygan Old Main 1 Persons interested in submitting an OFA must Line, from milepost 148.2 to milepost first file a formal expression of intent to file an 149.5, in the City of Sheboygan, offer, indicating the type of financial assistance they Sheboygan County, Wis. (The Line). The wish to provide (i.e., subsidy or purchase) and demonstrating that they are preliminarily Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip financially responsible. See 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2)(i). Code 53081. 2 The Board will grant a stay if an informed UP has certified that: (1) No local decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Office of Environmental traffic has moved over the Line for at Analysis (OEA) in its independent investigation) least two years; (2) no overhead traffic cannot be made before the exemption’s effective has moved over the Line for at least two date. See Exemption of Out-of-Serv. Rail Lines, 5 years and, therefore, there is no need to I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may reroute any traffic; (3) no formal take appropriate action before the exemption’s complaint filed by a user of rail service effective date. on the Line (or by a state or local 3 Filings fees for OFAs and trail use requests can government entity acting on behalf of be found at 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25) and (27), such user) regarding cessation of service respectively. The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties/Areas: Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Charles Mix, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Kingsbury, Lake, McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, Turner, Union, and Yankton Counties and the Flandreau Santee Indian Reservation and the Yankton Indian Reservation. The interest rates are: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 Nov 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by November 29, 2019. The EA will be available to interested persons on the Board’s website, by writing to OEA, or by calling OEA at (202) 245–0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Comments on environmental and historic preservation matters must be filed within 15 days after the EA becomes available to the public. Environmental, historic preservation, public use, or trail use/rail banking conditions will be imposed, where appropriate, in a subsequent decision. Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR 1152.29(e)(2), UP shall file a notice of consummation with the Board to signify that it has exercised the authority granted and fully abandoned the Line. If consummation has not been effected by UP’s filing a notice of consummation by November 25, 2020, and there are no legal or regulatory barriers to consummation, the authority to abandon will automatically expire. Board decisions and notices are available at www.stb.gov. Decided: November 19, 2019. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta Jones, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2019–25477 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2019–0945] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Report Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves voluntary reporting of bird/other wildlife strike information following a wildlife strike incident with aircraft. This data becomes part of the publicly available National Wildlife Strike Database. Strike reports provide critical SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2019 / Notices information that allows the FAA to determine high-risk species, track national trends, evaluate the FAA’s wildlife hazard management program, and provide scientific foundation for regulatory guidance. Additionally, this essential information allows engine and airframe manufacturers to evaluate the effectiveness of aircraft components. It also helps airports identify and mitigate hazardous species and the location of wildlife attractants, affords a better understanding of strike dynamics, and provides key metrics for an airport to evaluate the effectiveness of its wildlife management program. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 24, 2020. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (FAA–2019–0945). By mail: John Weller, 800 Independence Avenue SW, AAS–300, Room 618, Washington, DC 20591. By fax: (202) 493–1416. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Weller by email at: john.weller@faa.gov; phone: (202) 267–3778. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0045. Title: Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Report. Form Numbers: FAA Form 5200–7. Type of Review: This review is for a renewal of an information collection. Background: 14 CFR 139.337, Wildlife Hazard Management, requires the FAA to collect wildlife strike data to develop standards and monitor hazards to aviation. Data identify wildlife strike control requirements and provide inservice data on aircraft component failure. Pilots, airport operations staff, aircraft and airport maintenance personnel, air traffic controllers, wildlife biologists, and anyone else having knowledge of a strike report incidents to the FAA, primarily using the web version of FAA Form 5200–7. The data becomes part of the publicly available National Wildlife Strike Database used to enhance safety by VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 Nov 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 airports, airlines, engine and airframe manufacturers, and the FAA. Overall, the number of strikes annually reported to the FAA has increased from 1,850 in 1990 to more than 16,000 in 2018. Respondents: Approximately 16,020 airport operations staff, pilots, air traffic controllers, wildlife biologists, aircraft and airport maintenance personnel, and others having knowledge of a strike. Frequency: Information is collected as needed. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,335 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 19, 2019. John Weller, National Wildlife Biologist, Airport Safety and Operations Division, Office of Airports Safety and Standards. [FR Doc. 2019–25461 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC); Notice of Public Meeting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC). DATES: The meeting will be held on December 12, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. EST. Requests to attend the meeting in person must be received by December 3, 2019. Requests to listen-only by telephone must be received by December 3, 2019. Requests for accommodations to a disability must be received by December 3, 2019. Anyone who wishes to speak during the meeting must be received by December 3, 2019, along with a written copy of the remarks to be delivered. Requests to submit written materials to be reviewed by the NAC must be received no later than December 6, 2019, along with a copy of such written materials. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The MITRE Corporation, MITRE 1 Building Conference Center: 7525 Colshire Drive, McLean, VA 22102. Emails related to registration for attending the meeting should be sent to 9-AWA-ANG-NACRegistration@faa.gov. Information on the committee, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64949 including copies of the meeting minutes, will be available on the NAC internet website at https://www.faa.gov/ about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ ang/nac/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Schwab, NAC Coordinator, U.S. Department of Transportation, at gregory.schwab@faa.gov or 202–267– 1201. Any requests or questions not regarding attendance registration should be sent to the person listed in this section. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The NAC was created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), in accordance with the provisions of the FACA as amended (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. App 2), to provide independent advice and recommendations to the FAA and to respond to specific taskings received directly from the FAA. The NAC recommends consensus-driven advice for FAA consideration relating to Air Traffic Management System modernization. II. Agenda At the December 12, 2019 meeting, the agenda will cover the following topics: • NAC Chairman’s Report • FAA Report • NAC Subcommittee Chairman’s Report: Æ Multiple Runway Operations, Data Communications, Performance Based Navigation, Surface and Data Sharing, and Northeast Corridor • NAC Chairman Closing Comments III. Public Participation The meeting will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis, as space is limited. Members of the public who wish to attend in-person are asked to register via email by submitting your full legal name, country of citizenship, and name of your industry association, or applicable affiliation, to 9-AWA-ANG-NACRegistration@faa.gov. For Foreign National attendees, please also provide your company/organization country. Individuals requiring accessibility accommodations, such as sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, may request by contacting the person listed under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. For members of the public who wish to listen-only by telephone, provide your full name, company/organization you are representing, title/position, and contact information (telephone number E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2019-25461]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2019-0945]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Bird/Other 
Wildlife Strike Report

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. The collection involves voluntary reporting of bird/other 
wildlife strike information following a wildlife strike incident with 
aircraft. This data becomes part of the publicly available National 
Wildlife Strike Database. Strike reports provide critical

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information that allows the FAA to determine high-risk species, track 
national trends, evaluate the FAA's wildlife hazard management program, 
and provide scientific foundation for regulatory guidance. 
Additionally, this essential information allows engine and airframe 
manufacturers to evaluate the effectiveness of aircraft components. It 
also helps airports identify and mitigate hazardous species and the 
location of wildlife attractants, affords a better understanding of 
strike dynamics, and provides key metrics for an airport to evaluate 
the effectiveness of its wildlife management program.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 24, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Please send written comments:
    By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (FAA-2019-0945).
    By mail: John Weller, 800 Independence Avenue SW, AAS-300, Room 
618, Washington, DC 20591.
    By fax: (202) 493-1416.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Weller by email at: 
[email protected]; phone: (202) 267-3778.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include 
your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0045.
    Title: Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Report.
    Form Numbers: FAA Form 5200-7.
    Type of Review: This review is for a renewal of an information 
collection.
    Background: 14 CFR 139.337, Wildlife Hazard Management, requires 
the FAA to collect wildlife strike data to develop standards and 
monitor hazards to aviation. Data identify wildlife strike control 
requirements and provide in-service data on aircraft component failure. 
Pilots, airport operations staff, aircraft and airport maintenance 
personnel, air traffic controllers, wildlife biologists, and anyone 
else having knowledge of a strike report incidents to the FAA, 
primarily using the web version of FAA Form 5200-7. The data becomes 
part of the publicly available National Wildlife Strike Database used 
to enhance safety by airports, airlines, engine and airframe 
manufacturers, and the FAA. Overall, the number of strikes annually 
reported to the FAA has increased from 1,850 in 1990 to more than 
16,000 in 2018.
    Respondents: Approximately 16,020 airport operations staff, pilots, 
air traffic controllers, wildlife biologists, aircraft and airport 
maintenance personnel, and others having knowledge of a strike.
    Frequency: Information is collected as needed.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,335 hours.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 19, 2019.
John Weller,
National Wildlife Biologist, Airport Safety and Operations Division, 
Office of Airports Safety and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2019-25461 Filed 11-22-19; 8:45 am]
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