Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour Management Plans at Mount Rainier National Park; Death Valley National Park; Everglades National Park; and Olympic National Park, 40897 [2021-16182]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 143 / Thursday, July 29, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour Management Plans at Mount Rainier National Park; Death Valley National Park; Everglades National Park; and Olympic National Park Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation. ACTION: Public meeting/notice of availability for draft Air Tour Management Plans at Mount Rainier National Park; Death Valley National Park; Everglades National Park; and Olympic National Park. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/ dVqpZ_X5vww • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 (4:30– 6:00 p.m. PT)—Death Valley National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/ mqWiaVorP3Y • Thursday, August 19, 2021 (6:30– 8:00 p.m. ET)—Everglades National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/YED_ w6Bkztg • Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (5:30– 7:00 p.m. PT)—Olympic National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/ lSW9867qHiA The meetings will be held virtually. Members of the public who wish to observe the virtual meetings can access the livestream from either of the following FAA social media platforms SUMMARY: The FAA, in cooperation with on the day of the event, https:// the National Park Service (NPS), has www.facebook.com/FAA, https:// initiated development of Air Tour twitter.com/FAANews or https:// Management Plans (ATMPs) for Mount www.youtube.com/FAAnews. Rainier National Park, Death Valley Contact: Any request for reasonable National Park, Everglades National Park, accommodations should be sent to the and Olympic National Park (collectively person listed on the parks’ PEPC sites. referred to as the Parks) pursuant to the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA National Parks Air Tour Management is issuing this notice pursuant to the Act of 2000 and its implementing National Parks Air Tour Management regulations. This notice announces the Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–181) and its public availability of the proposed implementing regulations contained in ATMPs for comment and public Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, meetings for each of the Parks. The Part 136, Subpart B, National Parks Air purpose of these meetings is to review the proposed ATMPs and further ATMP Tour Management. The objectives of the ATMPs are to develop acceptable and development with the public. The effective measures to mitigate or prevent proposed ATMPs provide acceptable the significant adverse impacts, if any, and effective measures to mitigate or prevent the significant adverse impacts, of commercial air tour operations upon if any, of commercial air tour operations the natural resources, cultural resources, upon the natural and cultural resources, and visitor experiences of the Parks and any tribal lands within or abutting the visitor experiences, and tribal lands. In Parks. The FAA and the NPS are accordance with Section 106 of the inviting comment from the public, National Historic Preservation Act, the Federal and state agencies, tribes, and FAA and the NPS are also seeking other interested parties on the proposed public comment on the potential of the ATMPs for Mount Rainier National proposed ATMPs to cause adverse Park, Death Valley National Park, effects to historic properties. Everglades National Park, and Olympic DATES: Comment Period: Comments National Park. must be received on or before 30 days The FAA and the NPS have from this notice. determined that each ATMP constitutes Comments will be received on the a Federal undertaking subject to NPS Planning, Environment and Public compliance with Section 106 of the Comment System (PEPC) website. Each National Historic Preservation Act and park’s website link is below: its implementing regulations (36 CFR • Mount Rainer National Park— part 800). The FAA and the NPS are https://parkplanning.nps.gov/ consulting with tribes, State and Tribal MountRainierATMP Historic Preservation Officers, and other • Death Valley National Park— interested parties to identify historic https://parkplanning.nps.gov/ properties and assess the potential DeathValleyATMP effects of ATMPs on them. • Everglades National Park—https:// The meetings will be open to the parkplanning.nps.gov/EvergladesATMP public and livestreamed. Members of • Olympic National Park—https:// the public who wish to observe the parkplanning.nps.gov/OlympicATMP Meetings: The meetings will be held at virtual meetings can access the livestream from either of the following the following dates and times: FAA social media platforms on the day • Monday, August 16, 2021 (4:30– of the event, https://www.facebook.com/ 6:00 p.m. PT)—Mount Rainier National VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jul 28, 2021 Jkt 253001 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40897 FAA, https://twitter.com/FAANews or https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews. The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to providing equal access to the meetings for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The FAA and the NPS request that comments be as specific as possible in response to actions that are being proposed under this notice. All written comments become part of the official record. Written comments on the proposed ATMPs can also be submitted via PEPC or sent to the mailing addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT sections provided on the parks’ PEPC sites. Documents that describe each Park’s ATMP project in greater detail are available at the following locations: • FAA Air Tour Management Plan Program website, http://www.faa.gov/ about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ arc/programs/air_tour_management_ plan/ • NPS Planning, Air Tours website, https://home.nps.gov/subjects/sound/ airtours.htm Issued in Washington, DC. On July 23, 2021. Kevin Welsh, Executive Director, FAA Office of Environment & Energy. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 143 (Thursday, July 29, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Public Meeting/Notice of Availability for Proposed Air Tour 
Management Plans at Mount Rainier National Park; Death Valley National 
Park; Everglades National Park; and Olympic National Park

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation.

ACTION: Public meeting/notice of availability for draft Air Tour 
Management Plans at Mount Rainier National Park; Death Valley National 
Park; Everglades National Park; and Olympic National Park.

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SUMMARY: The FAA, in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), 
has initiated development of Air Tour Management Plans (ATMPs) for 
Mount Rainier National Park, Death Valley National Park, Everglades 
National Park, and Olympic National Park (collectively referred to as 
the Parks) pursuant to the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 
2000 and its implementing regulations. This notice announces the public 
availability of the proposed ATMPs for comment and public meetings for 
each of the Parks. The purpose of these meetings is to review the 
proposed ATMPs and further ATMP development with the public. The 
proposed ATMPs provide acceptable and effective measures to mitigate or 
prevent the significant adverse impacts, if any, of commercial air tour 
operations upon the natural and cultural resources, visitor 
experiences, and tribal lands. In accordance with Section 106 of the 
National Historic Preservation Act, the FAA and the NPS are also 
seeking public comment on the potential of the proposed ATMPs to cause 
adverse effects to historic properties.

DATES: Comment Period: Comments must be received on or before 30 days 
from this notice.
    Comments will be received on the NPS Planning, Environment and 
Public Comment System (PEPC) website. Each park's website link is 
below:
     Mount Rainer National Park--https://parkplanning.nps.gov/MountRainierATMP
     Death Valley National Park--https://parkplanning.nps.gov/DeathValleyATMP
     Everglades National Park--https://parkplanning.nps.gov/EvergladesATMP
     Olympic National Park--https://parkplanning.nps.gov/OlympicATMP
    Meetings: The meetings will be held at the following dates and 
times:
     Monday, August 16, 2021 (4:30-6:00 p.m. PT)--Mount Rainier 
National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/dVqpZ_X5vww
     Tuesday, August 17, 2021 (4:30-6:00 p.m. PT)--Death Valley 
National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/mqWiaVorP3Y
     Thursday, August 19, 2021 (6:30-8:00 p.m. ET)--Everglades 
National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/YED_w6Bkztg
     Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (5:30-7:00 p.m. PT)--Olympic 
National Park Livestream: https://youtu.be/lSW9867qHiA

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held virtually. Members of the public 
who wish to observe the virtual meetings can access the livestream from 
either of the following FAA social media platforms on the day of the 
event, https://www.facebook.com/FAA, https://twitter.com/FAANews or 
https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews.
    Contact: Any request for reasonable accommodations should be sent 
to the person listed on the parks' PEPC sites.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is issuing this notice pursuant to 
the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-181) 
and its implementing regulations contained in Title 14, Code of Federal 
Regulations, Part 136, Subpart B, National Parks Air Tour Management. 
The objectives of the ATMPs are to develop acceptable and effective 
measures to mitigate or prevent the significant adverse impacts, if 
any, of commercial air tour operations upon the natural resources, 
cultural resources, and visitor experiences of the Parks and any tribal 
lands within or abutting the Parks. The FAA and the NPS are inviting 
comment from the public, Federal and state agencies, tribes, and other 
interested parties on the proposed ATMPs for Mount Rainier National 
Park, Death Valley National Park, Everglades National Park, and Olympic 
National Park.
    The FAA and the NPS have determined that each ATMP constitutes a 
Federal undertaking subject to compliance with Section 106 of the 
National Historic Preservation Act and its implementing regulations (36 
CFR part 800). The FAA and the NPS are consulting with tribes, State 
and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, and other interested parties 
to identify historic properties and assess the potential effects of 
ATMPs on them.
    The meetings will be open to the public and livestreamed. Members 
of the public who wish to observe the virtual meetings can access the 
livestream from either of the following FAA social media platforms on 
the day of the event, https://www.facebook.com/FAA, https://twitter.com/FAANews or https://www.youtube.com/FAAnews. The U.S. 
Department of Transportation is committed to providing equal access to 
the meetings for all participants. If you need alternative formats or 
services because of a disability, such as sign language, 
interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    The FAA and the NPS request that comments be as specific as 
possible in response to actions that are being proposed under this 
notice. All written comments become part of the official record. 
Written comments on the proposed ATMPs can also be submitted via PEPC 
or sent to the mailing addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT sections provided on the parks' PEPC sites.
    Documents that describe each Park's ATMP project in greater detail 
are available at the following locations:
     FAA Air Tour Management Plan Program website, http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/arc/programs/air_tour_management_plan/
     NPS Planning, Air Tours website, https://home.nps.gov/subjects/sound/airtours.htm

    Issued in Washington, DC. On July 23, 2021.
Kevin Welsh,
Executive Director, FAA Office of Environment & Energy.
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