Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the North Coast Rail Trail Project in Santa Cruz County, California, 63089 [2021-24618]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 217 / Monday, November 15, 2021 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Issued on: November 4, 2021. Karla S. Petty, Arizona Division Administrator, Phoenix, Arizona. The project includes the development of a 7.5-mile multi-use trail proposed to extend along the coastal side of the RTC-owned railroad corridor from the Town of Davenport to Wilder Ranch [FR Doc. 2021–24627 Filed 11–12–21; 8:45 am] State Park in Santa Cruz County. The BILLING CODE P project would include a paved path with striping and parallel unpaved path DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION and shoulder. The Project would also include trail connections from Federal Highway Administration Davenport Beach, Bonny Doon Beach, and Panther/Yellowbank Beach parking Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions lots as well as improvements to on the North Coast Rail Trail Project in Davenport Beach and Panther/ Santa Cruz County, California Yelllowbank Beach parking lots along the alignment. Fencing would also be AGENCY: Federal Highway installed between the trail and Administration (FHWA), DOT. agricultural fields at some locations ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims where natural or geographic barriers do for judicial review of actions by FHWA not exist to inhibit trespassing. and other Federal agencies. The FHWA’s action, related actions by other Federal agencies, and the laws SUMMARY: This notice announces actions under which such actions were taken, taken by FHWA and other Federal are described in the Environmental agencies that are final. This final agency Assessment (EA) approved on October action relates to a proposed 23, 2020, and the FONSI approved on development of 7.5-mile multi-use October 8, 2021, and other documents bicycle and pedestrian trail along the in the project file. The EA and FONSI Santa Cruz County Regional are available for review by contacting Transportation Commission (RTC)FHWA at the addresses provided above. owned railroad corridor and parking lot In addition, these documents can be improvements at two locations along viewed and downloaded from the Highway 1, in unincorporated Santa project website: https:// Cruz County, California. The FHWA’s highways.dot.gov/federal-lands/ Finding of No Significant Impact projects/ca/monterey-bay-1. This notice (FONSI) provides details on the applies to all Federal agency decisions Selected Alternative for the proposed as of the issuance date of this notice and improvements. all laws under which such actions were DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental the public of final agency actions Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 seeking judicial review of the Federal U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128]. agency actions on the highway project 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– will be barred unless the claim is filed 7671(q)]. on or before April 14, 2022. If the 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23 U.S.C. 319]. applies. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section Dustin Robbins, Project Manager, 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act Federal Highway Administration, [16 U.S.C. 1361], Anadromous Fish Central Federal Lands Highway Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757(a)– Division, 12300 W Dakota Avenue, 757(g)], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Suite 380, Lakewood, Colorado 80228, Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)], Migratory Telephone (720) 963–3586, Email: Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712], dustin.robbins@dot.gov. Regular office Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Conservation and Management Act of (Mountain Time). 1976, as amended [16 U.S.C. 1801 et SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is seq.]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: hereby given that FHWA has taken a final agency action by issuing FONSI for Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended the following highway project in the [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological State of California: North Coast Rail Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 Trail Project in Santa Cruz County. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Nov 12, 2021 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63089 U.S.C. 470(aa)–470(ll)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [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 [42 U.S.C. 2000(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 Barrier Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3501–3510]; Coastal Zone Management Act [16 U.S.C. 1451–1465]; Land and Water 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]; TEA–21 Wetlands Mitigation [23 U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M, 133(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001–4128]. 8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601–9675]; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k)]. 9. 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. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; 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). Amy Fox, Acting Division Director, Lakewood, Colorado. [FR Doc. 2021–24618 Filed 11–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 217 (Monday, November 15, 2021)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration


Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the North Coast Rail 
Trail Project in Santa Cruz County, California

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions 
by FHWA and other Federal agencies.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces actions taken by FHWA and other Federal 
agencies that are final. This final agency action relates to a proposed 
development of 7.5-mile multi-use bicycle and pedestrian trail along 
the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)-owned 
railroad corridor and parking lot improvements at two locations along 
Highway 1, in unincorporated Santa Cruz County, California. The FHWA's 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) provides details on the 
Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.

DATES: By this notice, FHWA is advising the public of final agency 
actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review 
of the Federal agency actions on the highway project will be barred 
unless the claim is filed on or before April 14, 2022. 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: Dustin Robbins, Project Manager, 
Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division, 
12300 W Dakota Avenue, Suite 380, Lakewood, Colorado 80228, Telephone 
(720) 963-3586, Email: [email protected]. Regular office hours are 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that FHWA has taken a 
final agency action by issuing FONSI for the following highway project 
in the State of California: North Coast Rail Trail Project in Santa 
Cruz County.
    The project includes the development of a 7.5-mile multi-use trail 
proposed to extend along the coastal side of the RTC-owned railroad 
corridor from the Town of Davenport to Wilder Ranch State Park in Santa 
Cruz County. The project would include a paved path with striping and 
parallel unpaved path and shoulder. The Project would also include 
trail connections from Davenport Beach, Bonny Doon Beach, and Panther/
Yellowbank Beach parking lots as well as improvements to Davenport 
Beach and Panther/Yelllowbank Beach parking lots along the alignment. 
Fencing would also be installed between the trail and agricultural 
fields at some locations where natural or geographic barriers do not 
exist to inhibit trespassing.
    The FHWA's action, related actions by other Federal agencies, and 
the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the 
Environmental Assessment (EA) approved on October 23, 2020, and the 
FONSI approved on October 8, 2021, and other documents in the project 
file. The EA and FONSI are available for review by contacting FHWA at 
the addresses provided above. In addition, these documents can be 
viewed and downloaded from the project website: https://highways.dot.gov/federal-lands/projects/ca/monterey-bay-1. This notice 
applies to all 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 [23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128].
    2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401-7671(q)].
    3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 
1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) 
[23 U.S.C. 319].
    4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act (ESA) [16 U.S.C. 1531-1544 and 
Section 1536], Marine Mammal Protection Act [16 U.S.C. 1361], 
Anadromous Fish Conservation Act [16 U.S.C. 757(a)-757(g)], Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661-667(d)], Migratory Bird Treaty 
Act [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 [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et 
seq.]; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16 U.S.C. 
470(aa)-470(ll)]; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act [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 [42 U.S.C. 
2000(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 Barrier 
Resources Act [16 U.S.C. 3501-3510]; Coastal Zone Management Act [16 
U.S.C. 1451-1465]; Land and Water 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]; TEA-21 Wetlands Mitigation [23 
U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M, 133(b)(11)]; Flood Disaster Protection Act [42 
U.S.C. 4001-4128].
    8. Hazardous Materials: Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601-9675]; 
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901-6992(k)].
    9. 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. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; 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).

Amy Fox,
Acting Division Director, Lakewood, Colorado.
[FR Doc. 2021-24618 Filed 11-12-21; 8:45 am]
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