Amendment of Restricted Area R-4305; Lake Superior, MN, 11423-11424 [2021-03878]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Rules and Regulations R–3008C, Grand Bay Weapons Range, GA [Amended] By removing the current time of designation and inserting the following in its place: Time of designation. 0800–0130 local time Monday–Thursday; 0800–2200 local time Friday; other times by NOTAM 6 hours in advance. R–3008D, Grand Bay Weapons Range, GA [Amended] By removing the current time of designation and inserting the following in its place: Time of designation. 0800–0130 local time Monday–Thursday; 0800–2200 local time Friday; other times by NOTAM 6 hours in advance. * * * * * Issued in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2021. George Gonzalez, Acting Manager, Rules and Regulations Group. [FR Doc. 2021–01021 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 73 [Docket No. FAA–2020–1197; Airspace Docket No. 20–AGL–38] RIN 2120–AA66 Amendment of Restricted Area R– 4305; Lake Superior, MN Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: This action amends the using agency listed for Restricted Area R– 4305, Lake Superior, MN. Specifically, this action changes the using agency from ‘‘USAF, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, NE’’ (55th Wing), to ‘‘U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, MN’’ (148th Fighter Wing). There are no changes to the boundaries, designated altitudes, time of designation, or activities conducted within the restricted area. DATES: Effective date 0901 UTC, April 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colby Abbott, Rules and Regulations Group, Office of Policy, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267–8783. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 Authority for This Rulemaking The FAA’s authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it updates the using agency for Restricted Area R– 4305, Lake Superior, MN. Background The U.S. Air Force requested that the Federal Aviation Administration amend the Restricted Area R–4305, Lake Superior, MN, description by changing the using agency from the ‘‘USAF, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, NE’’, to the ‘‘U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, MN’’. Both military organizations use the restricted area and support the using agency change. Since 2011, the 148th Fighter Wing has fulfilled the scheduling and utilization reporting responsibilities for R–4305, even though the 55th Wing was the using agency of record in the R– 4305 description. As such, changing the R–4305 using agency from the 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, NE, to the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, MN, reflects the existing responsibilities of the 148th Fighter Wing for accomplishing the scheduling and utilization reporting for the restricted area. Additionally, this change supports the U.S. Air Force’s efforts to align the using agency for R– 4305 and the surrounding Military Operations Areas under the same using agency to ensure efficient use of the special use airspace complex. There are no changes to the boundaries, designated altitudes, time of designation, or activities conducted within the affected restricted area as a result of changing the R–4305 using agency. The Rule This action amends title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 73 by changing the using agency name listed for restricted area R–4305 over Lake Superior, MN, from ‘‘USAF, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, NE’’ to ‘‘U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, MN’’. This action PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 11423 is necessary in order to reflect the current military organization tasked with using agency responsibilities for the restricted area. This is an administrative change that does not affect the overall R–4305 restricted area boundaries, designated altitudes, time of designation, or activities conducted within the restricted area; therefore, notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are unnecessary. Regulatory Notices and Analyses The FAA has determined that this action only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Environmental Review The FAA has determined that this action of updating the using agency information for R–4305, Lake Superior, MN, qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act, and in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, paragraph 5– 6.5.d. This airspace action is an administrative change to the description of restricted area R–4305, Lake Superior, MN, to update the using agency name. It does not alter the restricted area dimensions, designated altitudes, time of designation, or use of the airspace. Therefore, this airspace action is not expected to result in any significant environmental impacts. In accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, paragraph 5– 2 regarding Extraordinary Circumstances, this action has been reviewed for factors and circumstances in which a normally categorically excluded action may have a significant environmental impact requiring further analysis, and it is determined that no extraordinary circumstances exist that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment. E:\FR\FM\25FER1.SGM 25FER1 11424 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Rules and Regulations List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 73 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Airspace, Prohibited areas, Restricted areas. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission The Amendment 18 CFR Part 381 In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 73 as follows: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Final rule; annual update of Commission filing fees. 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp., p. 389. [Amended] 2. Section 73.43 is amended as follows: * * * * * ■ R–4305 Lake Superior, MN [Amended] By removing the current using agency and adding the following in its place: Using Agency. U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, MN. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 22, 2021. George Gonzalez, Acting Manager, Rules and Regulations Group. [FR Doc. 2021–03878 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P Annual Update of Filing Fees AGENCY: PART 73—SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE § 73.43 [Docket No. RM21–4–000] In accordance with the Commission’s regulations, the Commission issues this update of its filing fees. This document provides the yearly update using data in the Commission’s Financial System to calculate the new fees. The purpose of updating is to adjust the fees on the basis of the Commission’s costs for Fiscal Year 2020. DATES: Effective Date: March 29, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maryam Khan, Office of the Executive Director, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 999 North Capitol St. NE, Room 22–02, Washington, DC 20426, 202–502–6683. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Document Availability: In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document via the internet through FERC’s Home Page (http://www.ferc.gov). At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Reference Room, due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), issued by the President on March 13, 2020. SUMMARY: From FERC’s website on the internet, this information is available in the eLibrary. The full text of this document is available on eLibrary in PDF and Microsoft Word format for viewing, printing, and/or downloading. To access this document in eLibrary, type the docket number excluding the last three digits of this document in the docket number field and follow other directions on the search page. User assistance is available for eLibrary and other aspects of FERC’s website during normal business hours. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Annual Update of Filing Fees (February 17, 2021) The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is issuing this document to update filing fees that the Commission assesses for specific services and benefits provided to identifiable beneficiaries. Pursuant to 18 CFR 381.104, the Commission is establishing updated fees on the basis of the Commission’s Fiscal Year 2020 costs. The adjusted fees announced in this document are effective March 29, 2021. The Commission has determined, with the concurrence of the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget, that this final rule is not a major rule within the meaning of section 251 of Subtitle E of Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, 5 U.S.C. 804(2). The Commission is submitting this final rule to both houses of the United States Congress and to the Comptroller General of the United States. The new fee schedule is as follows: Fees Applicable to the Natural Gas Policy Act 1. Petitions for rate approval pursuant to 18 CFR 284.123(b)(2). (18 CFR 381.403) ........................................................................ $15,510 Fees Applicable to General Activities 1. Petition for issuance of a declaratory order (except under Part I of the Federal Power Act). (18 CFR 381.302(a)) .................... 2. Review of a Department of Energy remedial order: Amount in controversy $0–9,999. (18 CFR 381.303(b)) ............................................................................................................................................ $10,000–29,999. (18 CFR 381.303(b)) ................................................................................................................................. $30,000 or more. (18 CFR 381.303(a)) ................................................................................................................................ 3. Review of a Department of Energy denial of adjustment: Amount in controversy $0–9,999. (18 CFR 381.304(b)) ............................................................................................................................................ $10,000–29,999. (18 CFR 381.304(b)) ................................................................................................................................. $30,000 or more. (18 CFR 381.304(a)) ................................................................................................................................ 4. Written legal interpretations by the Office of General Counsel. (18 CFR 381.305(a)) .................................................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\25FER1.SGM 25FER1 31,160 100 600 45,480 100 600 23,850 8,940

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 36 (Thursday, February 25, 2021)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 11423-11424]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-03878]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 73

[Docket No. FAA-2020-1197; Airspace Docket No. 20-AGL-38]
RIN 2120-AA66


Amendment of Restricted Area R-4305; Lake Superior, MN

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This action amends the using agency listed for Restricted Area 
R-4305, Lake Superior, MN. Specifically, this action changes the using 
agency from ``USAF, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, NE'' (55th Wing), to ``U.S. 
Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, MN'' 
(148th Fighter Wing). There are no changes to the boundaries, 
designated altitudes, time of designation, or activities conducted 
within the restricted area.

DATES: Effective date 0901 UTC, April 22, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colby Abbott, Rules and Regulations 
Group, Office of Policy, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 
Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267-
8783.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Authority for This Rulemaking

    The FAA's authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is 
found in Title 49 of the United States Code. Subtitle I, Section 106 
describes the authority of the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, 
Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency's 
authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described 
in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, 
the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of 
the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the 
efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that 
authority as it updates the using agency for Restricted Area R-4305, 
Lake Superior, MN.

Background

    The U.S. Air Force requested that the Federal Aviation 
Administration amend the Restricted Area R-4305, Lake Superior, MN, 
description by changing the using agency from the ``USAF, 55th Wing, 
Offutt AFB, NE'', to the ``U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth 
International Airport, MN''. Both military organizations use the 
restricted area and support the using agency change. Since 2011, the 
148th Fighter Wing has fulfilled the scheduling and utilization 
reporting responsibilities for R-4305, even though the 55th Wing was 
the using agency of record in the R-4305 description.
    As such, changing the R-4305 using agency from the 55th Wing, 
Offutt AFB, NE, to the 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International 
Airport, MN, reflects the existing responsibilities of the 148th 
Fighter Wing for accomplishing the scheduling and utilization reporting 
for the restricted area. Additionally, this change supports the U.S. 
Air Force's efforts to align the using agency for R-4305 and the 
surrounding Military Operations Areas under the same using agency to 
ensure efficient use of the special use airspace complex.
    There are no changes to the boundaries, designated altitudes, time 
of designation, or activities conducted within the affected restricted 
area as a result of changing the R-4305 using agency.

The Rule

    This action amends title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 
part 73 by changing the using agency name listed for restricted area R-
4305 over Lake Superior, MN, from ``USAF, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, NE'' 
to ``U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth International Airport, 
MN''. This action is necessary in order to reflect the current military 
organization tasked with using agency responsibilities for the 
restricted area.
    This is an administrative change that does not affect the overall 
R-4305 restricted area boundaries, designated altitudes, time of 
designation, or activities conducted within the restricted area; 
therefore, notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are 
unnecessary.

Regulatory Notices and Analyses

    The FAA has determined that this action only involves an 
established body of technical regulations for which frequent and 
routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. 
Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is not a ``significant regulatory 
action'' under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ``significant rule'' 
under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 
1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation 
as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter 
that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is 
certified that this rule, when promulgated, will not have a significant 
economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the 
criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Environmental Review

    The FAA has determined that this action of updating the using 
agency information for R-4305, Lake Superior, MN, qualifies for 
categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act, and 
in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies 
and Procedures, paragraph 5-6.5.d. This airspace action is an 
administrative change to the description of restricted area R-4305, 
Lake Superior, MN, to update the using agency name. It does not alter 
the restricted area dimensions, designated altitudes, time of 
designation, or use of the airspace. Therefore, this airspace action is 
not expected to result in any significant environmental impacts. In 
accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, paragraph 5-2 regarding 
Extraordinary Circumstances, this action has been reviewed for factors 
and circumstances in which a normally categorically excluded action may 
have a significant environmental impact requiring further analysis, and 
it is determined that no extraordinary circumstances exist that warrant 
preparation of an environmental assessment.

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List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 73

    Airspace, Prohibited areas, Restricted areas.

The Amendment

    In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation 
Administration amends 14 CFR part 73 as follows:

PART 73--SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE

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1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 
10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.


Sec.  73.43  [Amended]

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2. Section 73.43 is amended as follows:
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R-4305 Lake Superior, MN [Amended]

    By removing the current using agency and adding the following in 
its place:

    Using Agency. U.S. Air Force, 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth 
International Airport, MN.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 22, 2021.
George Gonzalez,
Acting Manager, Rules and Regulations Group.
[FR Doc. 2021-03878 Filed 2-24-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-13-P