Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Transportation Project in Florida, 68620-68621 [2020-24002]

Download as PDF 68620 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 210 / Thursday, October 29, 2020 / Notices Avenue SE, Room W12–140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590– 0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at (202) 493–2251. Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to https://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at https://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 20590–0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. J. Justin Barcas (202) 267–7023, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Issued in Washington, DC, on October 23, 2020. Brandon Roberts, Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2020–0833. Petitioner: Orbital Sciences Corporation. Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: § 61.64(a)(2). Description of Relief Sought: Orbital Sciences Corporation requests relief from § 61.64(a)(2) to allow a pilot applicant, employed by Orbital, to utilize an FAA Approved (Level C) Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for a L–1011 type rating practical test when the applicant has been trained in accordance with Orbital’s § 125 accepted training program. [FR Doc. 2020–23949 Filed 10–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:03 Oct 28, 2020 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Transportation Project in Florida Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). AGENCY: The FHWA, on behalf of the FDOT, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by FDOT and other Federal Agencies that are final agency actions. These actions relate to the proposed regional transportation improvement on U.S. Highway 231 from U.S. 98 to State Road 20 and also including improvement on East Avenue (Highway 389) from Baldwin Road to Sherman Avenue in Bay County, State of Florida. These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of FDOT, is advising the public of final agency actions. A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal Agency actions on the listed highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before March 29, 2021. 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: For FDOT: Jason Watts, Director, Office of Environmental Management, FDOT, 605 Suwannee Street, MS 37, Tallahassee, Florida 32399; telephone (850) 414– 4316; email: Jason.Watts@dot.state.fl.us. The FDOT Office of Environmental Management’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except State holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective December 14, 2016, the FHWA assigned, and the FDOT assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that FHWA and other Federal Agencies have taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the proposed improvement highway project. The actions by FDOT and other Federal Agencies on the project, and the laws under which such actions were taken are described in the Type 2 Categorical Exclusion issued on 8/1/2020, and in other project records for the listed project. The Type 2 Categorical Exclusion, and other documents for the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 listed project are available by contacting FDOT at the address provided above. The Type 2 Categorical Exclusion, and additional project documents can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at: https:// nwflroads.com/projects/217910-2. The project subject to this notice is: Project Location: Bay County, Florida—U.S. 231 near Panama City. The proposed improvements include widening U.S. 231 from a 4-lane roadway to a 6-lane facility and widening East Avenue from a 2-lane roadway to a 4-lane facility. Grade separated intersections will be included at U.S. 98, State Road 77, State Road 390, and Star Avenue in Bay County, Florida. Project Actions: This notice applies to the Type 2 Categorical Exclusion, and all other Federal 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 (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. 7401–7671(q). 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 (4f) [49 U.S.C. 303 and 23 U.S.C. 138]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and 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 (MBTA) [16 U.S.C. 703–712]; Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (106) [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 (ARPA) [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)– 470(II)]; Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act (AHPA) [16 U.S.C. 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]. 6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Civil Rights) [42 U.S.C. 20009(d)–2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, Section 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251– 1377]; Coastal Barriers Resources Act (CBRA) [16 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.]; Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) [16 U.S.C. 1451–1465]; Land and Water E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 210 / Thursday, October 29, 2020 / Notices Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]; Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 401–406]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271–1287]; Emergency Wetlands Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931]; Wetlands Mitigation, [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M) and 103(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001–4128]. 8. 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. 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: October 19, 2020. Karen M. Brunelle, Director, Office of Project Development, Federal Highway Administration, Tallahassee, Florida. [FR Doc. 2020–24002 Filed 10–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–26367] Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Request for Nominations to the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). AGENCY: The FMCSA is soliciting nominations for interested persons to serve on the MCSAC. Composed of motor carrier safety stakeholders from the safety advocacy, safety enforcement, industry, and labor sectors, MCSAC is charged with providing advice and recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator and Secretary of Transportation on the needs, objectives, plans, approaches, content, and jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:03 Oct 28, 2020 Jkt 253001 accomplishments of Federal motor carrier safety programs and Federal motor carrier safety regulations. Nominations will be accepted electronically only. DATES: Nominations for MCSAC must be received on or before November 30, 2020. Nominations received after the above due date may be retained for evaluation for future MCSAC vacancies after all other nominations received by the due date have been evaluated and considered. Nominations can be submitted electronically to the email address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Deputy Designated Federal Officer, MCSAC, at (202) 385– 2395 or via email at MCSAC@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Background Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) (Pub. L. 109–59, August 10, 2005), required the Secretary to establish MCSAC. The MCSAC was established on September 8, 2006, and was most recently renewed on September 29, 2019 for two years. The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation through the Administrator of FMCSA on the needs, objectives, plans, approaches, content, and accomplishments of motor carrier safety programs and regulations. The Agency is required under FACA to appoint members of diverse views and interests to ensure the committee is balanced with appropriate consideration of background. Under its charter, the Committee is composed of up to 25 members appointed by the Secretary for terms of up to two years, selected from among individuals who are specially qualified to represent the interests and opinions of the motor carrier industry, safety advocates, labor, and safety enforcement officials. Members of a single enumerated interest group may not constitute a majority. Committee members serve without pay. Members may be entitled to reimbursement of expenses relating to per diem, and travel when attending meetings of the Committee as authorized under Section 5703 of Title 5, United States Code and the Federal Travel Regulation, 41 CFR part 301. FMCSA anticipates holding Committee meetings two to three times each year. Meetings are open to the public, except as provided under the Federal Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68621 Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2). II. Qualifications The FMCSA seeks nominations for membership to MCSAC for representative members and Special Government Employees (SGEs) with specialized experience, education, training in commercial motor vehicle (CMV) issues. Representative nominees must represent one of the four sectors of membership—safety advocacy, safety enforcement, industry, or labor. Individuals appointed solely for their expertise will be appointed as SGEs. Individuals selected to serve as SGEs are subject to certain Federal conflict of interest laws and will be required to meet applicable financial disclosure and ethics training requirements. Committee members must not be officers or employees of the Federal Government. Committee members must be able to attend two to three meetings each year, either by videoconference or in person. Interested persons should have a commitment to transportation safety, knowledge of transportation issues, experience on panels that deal with transportation safety, and a record of collaboration and professional experience on CMV safety issues. For further information about MCSAC, including reports, meeting minutes, and membership information, please visit the website at www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ mcsac. This notice seeks to fill current and future vacancies on the MCSAC. III. Description of Duties The committee is advisory only. Duties include the following: a. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 210 (Thursday, October 29, 2020)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Transportation 
Project in Florida

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions 
by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

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SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of the FDOT, is issuing this notice to 
announce actions taken by FDOT and other Federal Agencies that are 
final agency actions. These actions relate to the proposed regional 
transportation improvement on U.S. Highway 231 from U.S. 98 to State 
Road 20 and also including improvement on East Avenue (Highway 389) 
from Baldwin Road to Sherman Avenue in Bay County, State of Florida. 
These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.

DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of FDOT, is advising the 
public of final agency actions. A claim seeking judicial review of the 
Federal Agency actions on the listed highway project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before March 29, 2021. 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: For FDOT: Jason Watts, Director, 
Office of Environmental Management, FDOT, 605 Suwannee Street, MS 37, 
Tallahassee, Florida 32399; telephone (850) 414-4316; email: 
[email protected]. The FDOT Office of Environmental 
Management's normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern 
Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except State holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective December 14, 2016, the FHWA 
assigned, and the FDOT assumed, environmental responsibilities for this 
project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that FHWA and 
other Federal Agencies have taken final agency actions subject to 23 
U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the 
proposed improvement highway project. The actions by FDOT and other 
Federal Agencies on the project, and the laws under which such actions 
were taken are described in the Type 2 Categorical Exclusion issued on 
8/1/2020, and in other project records for the listed project. The Type 
2 Categorical Exclusion, and other documents for the listed project are 
available by contacting FDOT at the address provided above. The Type 2 
Categorical Exclusion, and additional project documents can be viewed 
and downloaded from the project website at: https://nwflroads.com/projects/217910-2.
    The project subject to this notice is:
    Project Location: Bay County, Florida--U.S. 231 near Panama City. 
The proposed improvements include widening U.S. 231 from a 4-lane 
roadway to a 6-lane facility and widening East Avenue from a 2-lane 
roadway to a 4-lane facility. Grade separated intersections will be 
included at U.S. 98, State Road 77, State Road 390, and Star Avenue in 
Bay County, Florida.
    Project Actions: This notice applies to the Type 2 Categorical 
Exclusion, and all other Federal 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 (FAHA) [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 
128].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q).
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 (4f) [49 U.S.C. 303 and 23 U.S.C. 138].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
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 
(MBTA) [16 U.S.C. 703-712]; Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act of 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.].
    5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (106) [16 U.S.C. 470(f) 
et seq.]; Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 (ARPA) [16 
U.S.C. 470(aa)-470(II)]; Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act 
(AHPA) [16 U.S.C. 469-469(c)]; Native American Grave Protection and 
Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001-3013].
    6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Civil Rights) [42 
U.S.C. 20009(d)-2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Freedom Act [42 
U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201-
4209].
    7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act (Section 404, 
Section 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251-1377]; Coastal Barriers 
Resources Act (CBRA) [16 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.]; Coastal Zone Management 
Act (CZMA) [16 U.S.C. 1451-1465]; Land and Water

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Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601-4604]; Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA) [42 U.S.C. 300(f)-300(j)(6)]; Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33 
U.S.C. 401-406]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16 U.S.C. 1271-1287]; 
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3921, 3931]; Wetlands 
Mitigation, [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M) and 103(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster 
Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001-4128].
    8. 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. 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: October 19, 2020.
Karen M. Brunelle,
Director, Office of Project Development, Federal Highway 
Administration, Tallahassee, Florida.
[FR Doc. 2020-24002 Filed 10-28-20; 8:45 am]
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