Department of Transportation July 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) Notice of Request for Clearance of a New Information Collection: Annual Tank Car Facility Survey
Document Number: 2017-16040
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Department of Transportation
In accordance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the BTS to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) approval for an information collection from tank car facilities to obtain an estimate of tank cars projected to be modified or built to the new safer Department of Transportation (DOT) standards. A summary report of survey findings will be submitted to Congress as well as published by BTS on the BTS Web page.
Private Investment Project Procedures
Document Number: 2017-15985
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is proposing new, experimental procedures to encourage increased project management flexibility, more innovation in project funding, improved efficiency, timely project implementation, and new project revenue streams. A primary goal is to address impediments to the greater use of public- private partnerships (P3s) and private investment in public transportation capital projects (Private Investment Project Procedures or PIPP). FTA anticipates using the lessons learned from these experimental procedures to develop more effective approaches to including private participation and investment in project planning, project development, finance, design, construction, maintenance, and operations.
Amendment of Class E Airspace for the Following Texas Towns; Pampa, TX and Seminole, TX
Document Number: 2017-15873
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Perry Lefors Field, Pampa, TX and Gaines County Airport, Seminole, TX. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacons (NDB) and cancellation of NDB approaches makes it necessary to implement new area navigation (RNAV) procedures for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace, Dixon, WY
Document Number: 2017-15864
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Dixon Airport, Dixon, WY, to support the implementation of new area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport for the safety and management of controlled airspace within the national airspace system.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-15940
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on May 17, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-15921
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirements (ICRs) abstracted below have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describe the nature of the information collection and their expected burdens. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collections of information was published on April 24, 2017 (82 FR 18964).
Special Conditions: L-3 Communications Integrated Systems; Boeing Model 747-8 Series Airplanes, Large Non-Structural Glass in the Passenger Compartment
Document Number: 2017-15919
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document corrects an error that appeared in Docket No. FAA-2015-3324, Special Conditions No. 25-650-SC, which was published in the Federal Register on March 17, 2017 (82 FR 14111). This error was the inadvertent inclusion of an erroneous word in the special conditions wording of the final special conditions document.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2017-15918
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Establishment of Class E Airspace, Willits, CA
Document Number: 2017-15869
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital Heliport, Willits, CA, to support the development of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the heliport, for the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System.
Proposed Establishment of Class D and Class E Airspace, Amendment of Class E Airspace; Truckee, CA
Document Number: 2017-15868
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class D airspace, and Class E airspace designated as an extension, and modify Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface, at Truckee-Tahoe Airport, Truckee, CA. This airspace redesign is necessary to support standard instrument approach and departure procedures under instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport due to the commissioning of the Truckee-Tahoe Airport Non-Federal Contract Tower. This proposal would enhance the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace Areas, and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Bishop, CA
Document Number: 2017-15867
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E surface area airspace, and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Bishop Airport (formerly Eastern Sierra Regional Airport), Bishop, CA. This action also establishes Class E surface area airspace designated as an extension at this airport. After a review, the FAA found these modifications are necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules aircraft operations at the airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace, Colorado City, AZ
Document Number: 2017-15866
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Colorado City Municipal Airport, Colorado City, AZ, to support the implementation of new Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. In addition, it removes the Class E airspace area extending upward from 1,200 feet. Also, this action updates the geographic coordinates of the airport to match the FAA's current aeronautical database. This action enhances the safety and management of controlled airspace within the national airspace system.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace and Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Kaunakakai, HI
Document Number: 2017-15865
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes changes to airspace designations at Molokai Airport, Kaunakakai, HI. The FAA proposes to establish an area of Class E airspace designated as a surface area; modify Class E airspace designated as an extension to a Class D or E surface area; and modify Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface. Also, this action would update the airport's geographic coordinates for the associated Class D and E airspace areas to reflect the FAA's current aeronautical database and remove references to the Molokai VHF Omnidirectional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC). These proposed changes would enhance safety and support Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-15806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to supersede Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2016-13- 14, for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model DHC-8-400 series airplanes. AD 2016-13-14 requires an inspection to determine if certain left and right main landing gear (MLG) retract actuator rod ends are installed and repetitive liquid penetrant inspections (LPIs) of affected left and right MLG retract actuator rod ends, and corrective actions if necessary. Since we issued AD 2016-13-14, we have determined that replacement of the left and right MLG is necessary to address the unsafe condition. This proposed AD would retain the actions specified in AD 2016-13-14 and add a replacement of the left and right MLG retract actuator rod ends. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Establishment of Class E Airspace, Del Norte, CO
Document Number: 2017-15619
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport, Del Norte, CO, to support the development of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the airport, for the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System.
Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group
Document Number: 2017-15489
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS) are inviting interested persons to apply to fill three current openings on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG). The openings represent environmental interests. The selected members will serve 3-year terms.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on MoPac (Loop 1) Intersections, Travis County, Texas
Document Number: 2017-15030
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
On February 19, 2016, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) issued a notice for the approval of the Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) and the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed highway project, MoPac (Loop 1) Intersections from North of Slaughter Lane to South of La Crosse Avenue in Travis County, Texas. This notice applies solely to actions by TxDOT and Federal agencies which occurred subsequent to the publication of the prior notice and does not apply to actions addressed in the prior notice.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes
Document Number: 2017-15844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions of 127 individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from this rule if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these CMV drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes
Document Number: 2017-15843
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its denial of 111 applications from individuals who requested an exemption from the Federal diabetes standard applicable to interstate truck and bus drivers and the reasons for the denials. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the diabetes requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions does not provide a level of safety that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2017-15842
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 12 individuals for exemption from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions will enable these individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce without meeting the vision requirement in one eye.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2017-15841
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 47 individuals for exemption from the prohibition against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with ITDM to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2017-15839
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt ten individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). They are unable to meet the vision requirement in one eye for various reasons. The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the prescribed vision requirement in one eye. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these CMV drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2017-15838
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 49 individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2017-15836
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its denial of 140 applications from individuals who requested an exemption from the Federal vision standard applicable to interstate truck and bus drivers and the reasons for the denials. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions does not provide a level of safety that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Revision Request-Medical Qualification Requirements, OMB Control Number 2126-0006
Document Number: 2017-15835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces that it is considering submitting the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment on a revision to the Information Collection (IC) titled Medical Qualification Requirements, covered by OMB Control Number 2126-0006, which is currently due to expire on August 31, 2018. This revision is due to the Agency's anticipation of a final rule to revise its regulations to eliminate the blanket prohibition against insulin- dependent diabetic individuals' operation of commercial motor vehicles (CMV) in interstate commerce. The final rule is based on the Agency's 2015 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and subsequent announcement of the availability of recommendations provided by FMCSA's Medical Review Board (MRB) after an analysis of the comments received in response to the NPRM. Based on the MRB's analysis of the comments and their recommendations, FMCSA is considering replacing the previously proposed written notification from the treating clinician (TC) with a form titled Insulin-Treated Diabetes Mellitus Assessment Form to be completed by the TC and provided to the certified medical examiner (certified ME). This form could be required for CMV drivers treated with insulin for diabetes who wish to drive in interstate commerce. FMCSA invites public comment on the proposed IC revision and the form that it is being considered.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently-Approved Information Collection Request: Annual Report of Class I Motor Carriers of Passengers
Document Number: 2017-15834
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval. On March 16, 2017, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice announcing the renewal of an information collection titled, ``Annual Report of Class I Motor Carriers of Passengers,'' and FMCSA received two comments.
Crash Preventability Demonstration Program
Document Number: 2017-15833
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On July 12, 2016, FMCSA proposed a crash preventability demonstration program. Based on the feedback received in response to the Federal Register notice, FMCSA announces the initiation of a crash preventability demonstration program in which the Agency would accept requests for data review (RDRs) to evaluate the preventability of certain categories of crashes through its national data correction system known as DataQs. This notice describes the crash types that will qualify for the demonstration program, the process for submitting RDRs to evaluate the preventability of a crash, how decisions on preventability will be displayed in Agency systems, and the data to be collected through this program for use in future decisions about a longer-term crash preventability program.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2017-15830
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 82 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The exemptions enable these individuals to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce without meeting the vision requirement in one eye.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-15791
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-15790
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2017-15789
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-15558
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A300 B4-600R series airplanes; Model A300 B4-603, B4-620, and B4-622 airplanes; Model A300 C4-605R Variant F airplanes; and Model A300 F4-605R airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a determination that the top stringer joints at rib 18 are an area of uniform stress distribution, which indicates that cracks may develop in adjacent stringers at the same time. This proposed AD would require an inspection of the upper wing skin and top stringer joints, and modification of the stringer joint couplings if necessary. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-15554
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 757-200, -200CB, and -300 series airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of fatigue cracking found in a certain fuselage frame, which severed the inner chord and web. This proposed AD would require inspecting the fuselage frame for existing repairs, repetitive inspections, and applicable repairs. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-15553
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to supersede Airworthiness Directive (AD) AD 2016- 20-11, for certain Airbus Model A300 B4-600, B4-600R, and F4-600R series airplanes, and Model A300 C4-605R Variant F airplanes (collectively called Model A300-600 series airplanes); and Airbus Model A310 series airplanes. AD 2016-20-11 requires repetitive inspections of the external area of the aft cargo door sill beam for cracking, repetitive inspections for fatigue cracking of the cargo door sill beam, lock fitting, and torsion box plate, and repair if necessary. Since we issued AD 2016-20-11, we have determined that reinforcement of the aft cargo door sill beam area is necessary to address the unsafe condition, which constitutes terminating action for the repetitive inspections. This proposed AD would retain the inspections for cracking, and repair if necessary; and require reinforcement of the aft cargo door sill beam area. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited
Document Number: 2017-15552
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited (Bell) Model 429 helicopters. This AD requires reducing the life limit of certain landing gear parts and is prompted by a stress analysis. The actions of this AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-15224
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Model HP.137 Jetstream Mk.1, Jetstream Series 200 and 3101, and Jetstream Model 3201 airplanes that would supersede AD 97-10-05. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as cracks in the main landing gear (MLG) fitting at the pintle to cylinder interface, which could cause failure of the MLG during takeoff and landing. We are issuing this AD to require actions to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Document Number: 2017-15222
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Model S-92A helicopters. This AD requires an inspection and reduces the retirement lives of certain landing gear components. This AD is prompted by a revised analysis of the fatigue life of the landing gear. The actions of this AD are intended to prevent an unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-14589
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model BD-700-1A10 and BD-700-1A11 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of aileron and rudder control cables that may have tensions that are beyond allowable limits. This AD requires a revision to the maintenance or inspection program to incorporate certification maintenance requirement tasks that introduce functional tests of the control cable tension. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
Document Number: 2017-15719
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PHMSA requests comments on issues being considered during the 51st and 52nd sessions of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG).
Union Pacific Railroad Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-The Kansas City Southern Railway Company
Document Number: 2017-15704
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Mychal Will
Document Number: 2017-15703
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Office of Commercial Space Transportation; Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Issuing a License to Virgin Orbit (LauncherOne), LLC for LauncherOne Launches at the Mojave Air and Space Port, Kern County, California
Document Number: 2017-15702
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
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 Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Issuing a License to Virgin Orbit (LauncherOne), LLC for LauncherOne Launches at the Mojave Air and Spaceport, Kern County, California (Final Environmental Assessment [EA]).
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Model Year 2022-2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
Document Number: 2017-15701
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), NHTSA intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to analyze the potential environmental impacts of new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for model year (MY) 2022-2025 passenger automobiles (referred to herein as ``passenger cars'') and non-passenger automobiles (referred to herein as ``light trucks'') that NHTSA will be proposing pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). This notice initiates the process for determining the scope of considerations to be addressed in the EIS and for identifying any significant environmental matters related to the proposed action. NHTSA invites public comments from Federal, State, and local agencies, Indian tribes, stakeholders, and the public in this scoping process to help identify and focus any matters of environmental significance and reasonable alternatives to be examined in the EIS.
Eleventh RTCA SC-233 Addressing Human Factors/Pilot Interface Issues for Avionics Plenary
Document Number: 2017-15606
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Eleventh RTCA SC-233 Addressing Human Factors/Pilot Interface Issues for Avionics Plenary.
Twentieth RTCA SC-227 Standards of Navigation Performance Plenary
Document Number: 2017-15605
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Twentieth RTCA SC-227 Standards of Navigation Performance Plenary. SC-227 is a subcommittee to RTCA.
Thirtieth First RTCA SC-225 Rechargeable Lithium Batteries and Battery Systems Plenary
Document Number: 2017-15604
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Thirtieth First RTCA SC-225 Rechargeable Lithium Batteries and Battery Systems Plenary.
Fifty First RTCA SC-224 Standards for Airport Security Access Control Systems Plenary
Document Number: 2017-15603
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Fifty First RTCA SC-224 Standards for Airport Security Access Control Systems Plenary
Twenty Third RTCA SC-223 IPS and AeroMACS Plenary
Document Number: 2017-15602
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Twenty Third RTCA SC-223 IPS and AeroMACS Plenary.
Thirty Fourth RTCA SC-213 Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/Synthetic Vision Systems (EFVS/SVS) Plenary Joint With EUROCAE WG-79
Document Number: 2017-15601
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Thirty Fourth RTCA SC-213 Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/ Synthetic Vision Systems (EFVS/SVS) Plenary Joint with EUROCAE WG-79.