Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FRA and Other Federal Agencies, 56289-56290 [2020-20009]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 177 / Friday, September 11, 2020 / Notices system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2020–0071. Applicant: Norfolk Southern Corporation, T.A. Phillips, Senior Director—C & S Operations, 1200 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. Specifically, NS requests permission to discontinue the traffic control system (TCS) on the Wolf Creek (WC) Branch Line of the Pocahontas Division, from milepost (MP) WC 0.0 to MP WC 22.4. This discontinuance will include control points (CP) at Pilgrim, Peter Cave, Pigeon Roost, McClure, Bluebird, and Pevler, and four automatic signals. A new operative approach signal will be placed at MP WC 1.4 in approach to the CP Wolf Creek. All slide fences within the application limits will be retired. The main track between MP WC 0.0 and WC 22.4 will be converted to NS Rule 171 operation. The signaled sidings within the application limits at CP Pilgrim, Peter Cave, Pigeon Roost, and McClure will be made non-controlled, other than main track. NS states that train operations in this area no longer support the need for TCS. The Wolf Creek Line is being operated under NS Operating Rule 292, Rusty Rail. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov. 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: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by October 26, 2020 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Sep 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 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:// www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–20085 Filed 9–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FRA and Other Federal Agencies Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces final actions taken by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and other agencies relating to the Long Bridge Project (Project) consistent with section (l) of Efficient Environmental Reviews for Project Decisionmaking. DATES: By this notice, FRA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l). A claim seeking judicial review of such actions for the railroad project described below will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before September 11, 2022. If a Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than two years for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pauline Munz, Attorney-Advisor, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Chief Counsel, (202) 493–0558, pauline.munz@dot.gov, or David Valenstein, Senior Advisor—Major Projects & Credit Programs, Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56289 Railroad Administration, Office of Railroad Policy and Development, (202) 493–6368, david.valenstein@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FRA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing certain licenses, permits and approvals relating to the Project. The actions on the Project, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Project documentation issued to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Interested parties may visit the Project website at http:// longbridgeproject.com/ or the FRA website at https://railroads.dot.gov/. The Project involves construction of new two-track railroad bridges over the Potomac River and the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP) between the existing railroad bridge and the Metrorail Bridge. The Project includes expansion of the Long Bridge Corridor, a 1.8-mile railroad corridor between RO Interlocking in Arlington, Virginia, and L’Enfant Interlocking near 10th Street SW in the District of Columbia, from two to four tracks and all necessary infrastructure improvements. On September 3, 2020, FRA issued the Long Bridge Project Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Record of Decision (Final EIS/ROD). In the Final EIS/ROD, FRA selected Action Alternative A, which would construct the Long Bridge Project as described above, and would retain the existing Long Bridge over the Potomac River and the railroad bridge over the GWMP. FRA determined that the Selected Alternative is the best option for the Project and that FRA’s approval of the Selected Alternative is in the best interest of the public. FRA has further determined that all practicable measures to minimize environmental harm have been incorporated into Selected Alternative and that appropriate commitments are outlined in the FEIS/ROD. This notice applies to all actions on the Project as of the issuance date of this notice. FRA’s action, related actions taken by other agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken are described further in the Final EIS/ ROD. Such actions, include, but are not limited to, NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321) and the Council on Environmental Quality Implementing Regulations for NEPA (40 CFR 1500–1508); Federal Railroad Administration Procedures for Considering Environmental Impacts (64 FR 28545); Efficient Environmental Reviews for Project Decisionmaking (23 U.S.C. 139); Section 4(f) of the United States Department of Transportation Act E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 56290 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 177 / Friday, September 11, 2020 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC. Jamie P. Rennert, Director, Office of Program Delivery. [FR Doc. 2020–20009 Filed 9–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: SUMMARY: Dated: September 8, 2020. Andrea Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Action(s) On September 8, 2020, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below. Individuals Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 10, 2020. Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 EN11SE20.036</GPH> of 1966 (49 U.S.C. 303); Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (54 U.S.C. 306108); the Clean Air Act of 1970 (42 U.S.C. 7401); the Clean Water Act of 1972 (33 U.S.C. 1251); the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1451); and the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 177 (Friday, September 11, 2020)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration


Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by 
FRA and Other Federal Agencies

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces final actions taken by the Federal 
Railroad Administration (FRA) and other agencies relating to the Long 
Bridge Project (Project) consistent with section (l) of Efficient 
Environmental Reviews for Project Decisionmaking.

DATES: By this notice, FRA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l). A claim seeking judicial review of 
such actions for the railroad project described below will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before September 11, 2022. If a Federal 
law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period 
of less than two years for filing such claim, then that shorter time 
period still applies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pauline Munz, Attorney-Advisor, 
Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Chief Counsel, (202) 493-
0558, [email protected], or David Valenstein, Senior Advisor--Major 
Projects & Credit Programs, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of 
Railroad Policy and Development, (202) 493-6368, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FRA and other 
Federal agencies have taken final agency actions by issuing certain 
licenses, permits and approvals relating to the Project. The actions on 
the Project, as well as the laws under which such actions were taken, 
are described in the Project documentation issued to comply with the 
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Interested parties may visit 
the Project website at http://longbridgeproject.com/ or the FRA website 
at https://railroads.dot.gov/.
    The Project involves construction of new two-track railroad bridges 
over the Potomac River and the George Washington Memorial Parkway 
(GWMP) between the existing railroad bridge and the Metrorail Bridge. 
The Project includes expansion of the Long Bridge Corridor, a 1.8-mile 
railroad corridor between RO Interlocking in Arlington, Virginia, and 
L'Enfant Interlocking near 10th Street SW in the District of Columbia, 
from two to four tracks and all necessary infrastructure improvements.
    On September 3, 2020, FRA issued the Long Bridge Project Final 
Environmental Impact Statement/Record of Decision (Final EIS/ROD). In 
the Final EIS/ROD, FRA selected Action Alternative A, which would 
construct the Long Bridge Project as described above, and would retain 
the existing Long Bridge over the Potomac River and the railroad bridge 
over the GWMP. FRA determined that the Selected Alternative is the best 
option for the Project and that FRA's approval of the Selected 
Alternative is in the best interest of the public. FRA has further 
determined that all practicable measures to minimize environmental harm 
have been incorporated into Selected Alternative and that appropriate 
commitments are outlined in the FEIS/ROD.
    This notice applies to all actions on the Project as of the 
issuance date of this notice. FRA's action, related actions taken by 
other agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken are 
described further in the Final EIS/ROD. Such actions, include, but are 
not limited to, NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321) and the Council on Environmental 
Quality Implementing Regulations for NEPA (40 CFR 1500-1508); Federal 
Railroad Administration Procedures for Considering Environmental 
Impacts (64 FR 28545); Efficient Environmental Reviews for Project 
Decisionmaking (23 U.S.C. 139); Section 4(f) of the United States 
Department of Transportation Act

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of 1966 (49 U.S.C. 303); Section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act of 1966 (54 U.S.C. 306108); the Clean Air Act of 1970 
(42 U.S.C. 7401); the Clean Water Act of 1972 (33 U.S.C. 1251); the 
Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1451); and the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Jamie P. Rennert,
Director, Office of Program Delivery.
[FR Doc. 2020-20009 Filed 9-10-20; 8:45 am]
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