Rescinding a Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Long Island Rail-Truck Intermodal Facility, 22094 [2021-08601]

Download as PDF 22094 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 78 / Monday, April 26, 2021 / Notices process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as 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 20590–0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. Issued in Washington, DC. Timothy R. 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Wing intends to locate regional pilot in commands (PICs) in a central hub, where the PIC may be located away from the given operating area. Wing also intends to stage unmanned aircraft (UA) at multiple sites throughout the operating area rather than centralizing all UA in a single ground operating site. Lastly, Wing asserts that it has demonstrated successful line checks at 6-month intervals and therefore seeks to fully align the prescribed intervals with VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Apr 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 the governing part 135 regulation that necessitates line checks of their operations staff every 12 months. [FR Doc. 2021–08649 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Rescinding a Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Long Island RailTruck Intermodal Facility Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice to rescind a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. AGENCY: The FHWA is issuing this Notice to advise the public that we are rescinding the 2004 Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the development of the Long Island RailTruck Intermodal Facility (LIRTIF) on a portion of the Pilgrim State Hospital property, located in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County, New York. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA: Richard J. Marquis, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, New York Division, Leo W. O’Brien Federal Building, 7th Floor, Clinton Avenue and North Pearl Street, Albany, New York 12207, Telephone: 518–431–8897, Email: Rick.Marquis@ dot.gov. For New York State Department of Transportation: Rich Causin, P.E., Acting Regional Director, New York State Department of Transportation, Region 10, State Office Building, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788, Telephone: 631– 952–6632, Email: Mary.Ricard@ dot.ny.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, as the lead Federal agency, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), published a NOI on June 10, 2004 (69 FR 32656) to prepare an EIS for the development of the LIRTIF on a portion of the Pilgrim State Hospital property, located in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County, New York. Subsequently, FHWA and NYSDOT developed a Draft EIS that was signed on May 22, 2007. FHWA hereby advises the public, after coordination with the NYSDOT, that we are rescinding the NOI for the project and cancelling any work associated with the existing EIS due to the significant time that has passed and the age of the traffic data SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 utilized for the development of the Draft EIS. The NYSDOT may initiate a new project in the future as they remain committed to advancing strategies that mitigate congestion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including increasing the efficiency of freight goods movement in the Long Island Region. Any future Federal-aided Long Island Rail-Truck Intermodal Facility project will comply with the environmental review requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), FHWA environmental regulations (23 CFR part 771), and related authorities, as appropriate. Comments and questions concerning this action should be directed to FHWA at the address provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Research, Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.; 23 CFR part 771. Issued on: April 20, 2021. Richard J. Marquis, Division Administrator, Albany, New York. [FR Doc. 2021–08601 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration FY 2021 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Pilot Program for TransitOriented Development Planning Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. AGENCY: Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Rescinding a Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Long Island Rail-Truck Intermodal Facility

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of 
Transportation.

ACTION: Notice to rescind a notice of intent to prepare an 
environmental impact statement.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA is issuing this Notice to advise the public that we 
are rescinding the 2004 Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the development of the Long 
Island Rail-Truck Intermodal Facility (LIRTIF) on a portion of the 
Pilgrim State Hospital property, located in the Town of Islip, Suffolk 
County, New York.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA: Richard J. Marquis, Division 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, New York Division, Leo 
W. O'Brien Federal Building, 7th Floor, Clinton Avenue and North Pearl 
Street, Albany, New York 12207, Telephone: 518-431-8897, Email: 
[email protected]. For New York State Department of Transportation: 
Rich Causin, P.E., Acting Regional Director, New York State Department 
of Transportation, Region 10, State Office Building, 250 Veterans 
Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788, Telephone: 631-952-6632, Email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHWA, as the lead Federal agency, in 
cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation 
(NYSDOT), published a NOI on June 10, 2004 (69 FR 32656) to prepare an 
EIS for the development of the LIRTIF on a portion of the Pilgrim State 
Hospital property, located in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County, New 
York. Subsequently, FHWA and NYSDOT developed a Draft EIS that was 
signed on May 22, 2007. FHWA hereby advises the public, after 
coordination with the NYSDOT, that we are rescinding the NOI for the 
project and cancelling any work associated with the existing EIS due to 
the significant time that has passed and the age of the traffic data 
utilized for the development of the Draft EIS. The NYSDOT may initiate 
a new project in the future as they remain committed to advancing 
strategies that mitigate congestion and reduce greenhouse gas 
emissions, including increasing the efficiency of freight goods 
movement in the Long Island Region.
    Any future Federal-aided Long Island Rail-Truck Intermodal Facility 
project will comply with the environmental review requirements of the 
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), FHWA 
environmental regulations (23 CFR part 771), and related authorities, 
as appropriate. Comments and questions concerning this action should be 
directed to FHWA at the address provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section of this Notice.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, 
Highway Research, Planning and Construction. The regulations 
implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental 
consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this 
program.)

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.; 23 CFR part 771.

    Issued on: April 20, 2021.
Richard J. Marquis,
Division Administrator, Albany, New York.
[FR Doc. 2021-08601 Filed 4-23-21; 8:45 am]
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