Notice of Availability for Spaceport Camden Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Camden County, GA, 33468-33469 [2021-13464]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stacey Zee, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Suite 325, Washington, DC 20591; phone (202) 267–9305; email Stacey.Zee@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is the lead agency. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and National Park Service are cooperating agencies for the Spaceport Camden Final EIS due to their special expertise and jurisdictions. The FAA is evaluating the Camden County Board of Commissioners’ proposal to operate a commercial space launch site called Spaceport Camden, on the Atlantic seaboard in Camden County, Georgia. Issuing a Launch Site Operator License is considered a major Federal action subject to environmental review under NEPA. Under the Proposed Action, the FAA would issue a Launch Site Operator License to the Camden County Board of Commissioners. The license would authorize the Camden County Board of Commissioners to offer Spaceport Camden as a launch site to vehicle operators to conduct launches of liquidfueled, small, orbital vertical launch vehicles at Spaceport Camden. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices The Final EIS evaluated the potential environmental impacts of the Proposed Action and the No Action Alternative. Under the No Action Alternative, the FAA would not issue a Launch Site Operator License to the Camden County Board of Commissioners. The FAA published a Draft EIS for public review and comment on March 16, 2018. The FAA held a public hearing on Wednesday, April 11, and another on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Camden County Public Service Authority Recreation Center Community Room, 1050 Wildcat Drive, Kingsland, GA 31548. The FAA received over 15,500 public comments on the Draft EIS (see Appendix A of the Final EIS). All comments received during the comment period were considered in the preparation of the Final EIS. The Final EIS addresses modifications to the Proposed Action since the release of the 2018 Draft EIS and includes corresponding updates across all environmental resource areas. In December 2019, Camden County notified the FAA that it intended to submit an amended application for a Launch Site Operator License that would limit proposed launch operations to small launch vehicles, as opposed to the medium-large launch vehicles included in its original application and analyzed by the FAA in the Draft EIS. The County submitted an amended application on January 15, 2020. The amended application included data and analyses specific to launches of small launch vehicles. The amended application omitted booster flybacks, which are not a capability of small launch vehicles, and reduced the range of potential trajectories identified in the original application to a single 100 degree trajectory. The FAA has updated the EIS analyses to focus only on the small launch capability and parameters described in Camden County’s amended application. The FAA has posted the Final EIS on the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation website: https:// www.faa.gov/space/environmental/ nepa_docs/camden_eis/. In addition, links to the Final EIS were sent to persons and agencies on the distribution list (see Chapter 9 of the Final EIS). Printed copies of the Final EIS are available for review at the following locations: • Camden County Public Library, 1410 Georgia Highway 40, Kingsland, GA 31548 • St. Marys Public Library, 100 Herb Bauer Drive, St. Marys, GA 31558 • Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester Street, Brunswick, GA 31520 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 • St. Simons Island Public Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522 Issued in Washington, DC. Daniel P. Murray, Executive Director, Office of Operational Safety. [FR Doc. 2021–13464 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2021–0549] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Part 65— Certification: Airmen Other Than Flight Crewmembers, Subpart C—Aircraft Dispatchers and Appendix A to Part 65—Aircraft Dispatcher Courses Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation (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. This collection involves the information that each applicant for an aircraft dispatcher certificate or FAA approval of an aircraft dispatcher course must submit to the FAA. These applications, reports and training course materials are provided to the local Flight Standards District Office of the FAA that oversees the certificates and FAA approvals. The collection is necessary for the FAA to determine qualification and the ability of the applicant to safely dispatch aircraft. Without this collection of information, applicants for a certificate or course approval would not be able to receive certification or approval. The collection of information for those who choose to train aircraft dispatcher applicants is to protect the applicants by ensuring that they are properly trained. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by August 23, 2021. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field). By Mail: Sandra Ray, Federal Aviation Administration, Policy Integration SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00264 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33469 Branch AFS–270, 1187 Thorn Run Road, Suite 200, Coraopolis, PA 15108. By Fax: 412–239–3063. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra L. Ray by email at: Sandra.ray@ faa.gov; phone: 412–329–3088. 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: 2120–0648. Title: Part 65—Certification: Airmen Other Than Flight Crewmembers, Subpart C—Aircraft Dispatchers and Appendix A to Part 65—Aircraft Dispatcher Courses. Form Numbers: None. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: This collection involves the information that each applicant for an aircraft dispatcher certificate or FAA approval of an aircraft dispatcher course must submit to the FAA to comply with 14 CFR part 65, subpart C and Appendix A. These applications, reports and training course materials are provided to the responsible Flight Standards Office of the FAA that oversees the certificates and FAA approvals. This collection involves the knowledge testing that each applicant for an aircraft dispatcher certificate must successfully complete or information required to obtain FAA approval of an aircraft dispatcher course in order to comply with 14 CFR part 65, subpart C and Appendix A. These applications, reports and training course materials are provided to the responsible Flight Standards Office of the FAA which oversees the certificates and FAA approvals. The collection is necessary for the FAA to determine qualification and the ability of the applicant to safely dispatch aircraft. Without this collection of information, applicants for a certificate or course approval would not be able to receive certification or approval. The collection of information for those who choose to train aircraft dispatcher applicants is to protect the applicants by ensuring that they are properly trained. Respondents: 51 Dispatch Schools and 918 Students. E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Availability for Spaceport Camden Final Environmental 
Impact Statement (EIS), Camden County, GA

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

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, as amended (NEPA), Council on Environmental Quality NEPA 
implementing regulations, and FAA Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: 
Policies and Procedures, the FAA is announcing the availability of the 
Spaceport Camden Final EIS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stacey Zee, Environmental Protection 
Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue 
SW, Suite 325, Washington, DC 20591; phone (202) 267-9305; email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is the lead agency. The National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration and National Park Service are 
cooperating agencies for the Spaceport Camden Final EIS due to their 
special expertise and jurisdictions.
    The FAA is evaluating the Camden County Board of Commissioners' 
proposal to operate a commercial space launch site called Spaceport 
Camden, on the Atlantic seaboard in Camden County, Georgia. Issuing a 
Launch Site Operator License is considered a major Federal action 
subject to environmental review under NEPA. Under the Proposed Action, 
the FAA would issue a Launch Site Operator License to the Camden County 
Board of Commissioners. The license would authorize the Camden County 
Board of Commissioners to offer Spaceport Camden as a launch site to 
vehicle operators to conduct launches of liquid-fueled, small, orbital 
vertical launch vehicles at Spaceport Camden.

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    The Final EIS evaluated the potential environmental impacts of the 
Proposed Action and the No Action Alternative. Under the No Action 
Alternative, the FAA would not issue a Launch Site Operator License to 
the Camden County Board of Commissioners.
    The FAA published a Draft EIS for public review and comment on 
March 16, 2018. The FAA held a public hearing on Wednesday, April 11, 
and another on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Camden County Public Service 
Authority Recreation Center Community Room, 1050 Wildcat Drive, 
Kingsland, GA 31548. The FAA received over 15,500 public comments on 
the Draft EIS (see Appendix A of the Final EIS). All comments received 
during the comment period were considered in the preparation of the 
Final EIS.
    The Final EIS addresses modifications to the Proposed Action since 
the release of the 2018 Draft EIS and includes corresponding updates 
across all environmental resource areas. In December 2019, Camden 
County notified the FAA that it intended to submit an amended 
application for a Launch Site Operator License that would limit 
proposed launch operations to small launch vehicles, as opposed to the 
medium-large launch vehicles included in its original application and 
analyzed by the FAA in the Draft EIS. The County submitted an amended 
application on January 15, 2020. The amended application included data 
and analyses specific to launches of small launch vehicles. The amended 
application omitted booster flybacks, which are not a capability of 
small launch vehicles, and reduced the range of potential trajectories 
identified in the original application to a single 100 degree 
trajectory. The FAA has updated the EIS analyses to focus only on the 
small launch capability and parameters described in Camden County's 
amended application.
    The FAA has posted the Final EIS on the FAA Office of Commercial 
Space Transportation website: https://www.faa.gov/space/environmental/nepa_docs/camden_eis/. In addition, links to the Final EIS were sent to 
persons and agencies on the distribution list (see Chapter 9 of the 
Final EIS). Printed copies of the Final EIS are available for review at 
the following locations:

 Camden County Public Library, 1410 Georgia Highway 40, 
Kingsland, GA 31548
 St. Marys Public Library, 100 Herb Bauer Drive, St. Marys, GA 
31558
 Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester Street, 
Brunswick, GA 31520
 St. Simons Island Public Library, 530A Beachview Drive, St. 
Simons Island, GA 31522

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Daniel P. Murray,
Executive Director, Office of Operational Safety.
[FR Doc. 2021-13464 Filed 6-23-21; 8:45 am]
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