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Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2015-22790
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-10
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Defense Acquisition Regulations System
Railroad Revenue Adequacy-2014 Determination
Document Number: 2015-22770
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-10
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
On September 8, 2015, the Board served a decision announcing the 2014 revenue adequacy determinations for the Nation's Class I railroads. Four carriers, BNSF Railway Company, Grand Trunk Corporation, Norfolk Southern Combined Railroad Subsidiaries, and Union Pacific Railroad Company, were found to be revenue adequate.
Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Monthly Report of Ocean Shipments Moving Under Export-Import Bank Financing
Document Number: 2015-22726
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Energy Information Administration
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves documenting shipments made during the life of certain EXIM Bank financed projects. The information to be collected is necessary for MARAD to fulfill its legislative requirement to monitor the percentage of ocean freight revenues/tonnage. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13.
Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Part 249, Preservation of Records
Document Number: 2015-22665
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 29, 2015 (80 FR page 37047). No comments were received.
Revision of Advisory Circular 91-57 Model Aircraft Operating Standards
Document Number: 2015-22635
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This notice announces the availability of revised advisory circular (AC) 91-57, Model Aircraft Operating Standards. The revised AC may be viewed at http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/ advisory_circulars/. The revised AC provides guidance to persons operating unmanned aircraft for hobby or recreation purposes meeting the statutory definition of ``model aircraft'' contained in Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-95). The FAA refers model aircraft users to section 336 of Public Law 112-95 for information regarding model aircraft operations.
Draft Test Plan To Obtain Interference Tolerance Masks for GNSS Receivers in the L1 Radiofrequency Band (1559-1610 MHz)
Document Number: 2015-22634
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council
The purpose of this notice is to seek comment from interested parties regarding a draft test plan that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has developed for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Adjacent Band Compatibility Assessment effort.
Baby Jogger, LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2015-22573
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Baby Jogger, LLC (Baby Jogger), has determined that certain Baby Jogger rear-facing infant seats and bases do not fully comply with paragraphs S5.5, S5.6, S5.8, and S8.1 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 213, Child Restraint Systems. Baby Jogger has filed an appropriate report dated June 4, 2015, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2015-22572
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), has determined that certain model year (MY) 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport multipurpose passenger vehicles do not fully comply with paragraph S6 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 205, Glazing Materials. MMNA has filed an appropriate report dated June 4, 2015, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Maserati S.p.A and Maserati North America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2015-22569
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Maserati S.p.A and Maserati North America, Inc. (collectively referred to as ``MNA'') has determined that certain MY 2011-2014 Maserati passenger vehicles do not fully comply with paragraph S4.4(c)(2), of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems. MNA has filed an appropriate report dated March 3, 2014, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Amtrak Emergency Routing Orders
Document Number: 2015-22543
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
The Board is withdrawing the proposed rules and discontinuing the EP 697 rulemaking proceeding which proposed a formal process for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to seek emergency routing orders. Based on comments received, the Board will continue the practice of appointing an individual who can act immediately on behalf of the Board.
Six County Association of Governments-Construction and Operation Exemption-A Rail Line Between Levan and Salina, Utah
Document Number: 2015-22537
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
The Board is granting an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10901 for Six County Association of Governments (Six County) to construct and operate a new line of railroad between Salina, Utah, and a connection with an existing line of the Union Pacific Railroad Company near Juab, Utah. The rail line would provide an alternative rail service option to local industries, particularly the Southern Utah Fuel Company coal mine located about 30 miles northeast of Salina. This exemption is subject to environmental mitigation conditions.
Information Collection Activities: Statutory Authority To Preserve Rail Service (49 U.S.C. 10904-05 and 10907, and 16 U.S.C. 1247(d))
Document Number: 2015-22522
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501- 3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an extension of the information collectionStatutory Authority to Preserve Rail Servicefurther described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 80 FR 38509 (July 6, 2015). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received. Under these statutory provisions, the Board administers programs designed to preserve railroad service or rail rights-of-way. When a line is proposed for abandonment, affected shippers, communities, or other interested persons may seek to preserve rail service by filing with the Board: an offer of financial assistance (OFA) to subsidize or purchase a rail line for which a railroad is seeking abandonment (49 U.S.C. 10904), including a request for the Board to set terms and conditions of the financial assistance; a request for a public use condition (Sec. 10905); or a trail-use request (16 U.S.C. 1247(d)). Similarly, when a line is placed on a system diagram map identifying it as an anticipated or potential candidate for abandonment, affected shippers, communities, or other interested persons may seek to preserve rail service by filing with the Board a feeder line application to purchase the identified rail line (Sec. 10907). When a line is so placed on the map, the feeder line applicant need not demonstrate that the public convenience and necessity require or permit the sale of the line, but need only pay the constitutional minimum value to acquire it. Additionally, the railroad owning the rail line subject to abandonment must, in some circumstances, provide information to the applicant or offeror. The relevant information collections are described in more detail below. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility.
Information Collection Activities: Statutory Licensing and Consolidation Authority
Document Number: 2015-22521
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501- 3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an extension of the information collectionStatutory Licensing and Consolidation Authorityfurther described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 80 FR 38,508 (July 6, 2015). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. One comment was received and is addressed in the agency's submission to OMB as part of this approval process. Under 49 U.S.C. 10901-03 and Sec. Sec. 11323-26, rail carriers and non-carriers are required to file an application with the Board, or seek an exemption (through petition or notice) from the full application process under Sec. 10502, before they may construct, acquire, or operate a line of railroad; abandon or discontinue operations over a line of railroad; or consolidate their interests through a merger or common-control arrangement. (The relevant information collections are described in more detail below.) Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Description of Collections
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles-Phase 2; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2015-22028
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Department of Agriculture
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are extending the comment period for the joint proposed rules ``Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles Phase 2,'' and also for NHTSA's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The proposed rules were published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2015. The comment period for the proposed rules was to end on September 17, 2015. The DEIS was published to a NHTSA Docket on June 19, 2015, and the comment period for that document was to end on August 31, 2015. The purpose of this action is to extend the comment period for the proposed rules and the DEIS to October 1, 2015.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2015-22012
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2015-22011
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This rule amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2015-22010
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2015-22009
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This rule amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects
Document Number: 2015-21756
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Aging Administration, Southwestern Power Administration, International Trade Administration, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Army Department, Rural Housing Service, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, National Agricultural Library, Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Department of Agriculture, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Presidential Documents
The departments and agencies listed in this document propose revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. This NPRM seeks comment on proposals to better protect human subjects involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity for investigators. This proposed rule is an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight. The participating departments and agencies propose these revisions to the human subjects regulations because they believe these changes would strengthen protections for research subjects while facilitating important research.
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board Public Meetings
Document Number: 2015-22046
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
FMCSA announces a joint meeting of its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and Medical Review Board (MRB) on Monday and Tuesday, September 21 and 22. Together, the MCSAC and MRB will identify concepts the Agency and stakeholders should consider in relation to the issue of health and wellness of drivers of commercial motor vehicles and the establishment of a driver wellness initiative, a non-regulatory public-private partnership of stakeholders to improve drivers' health. The MRB and MCSAC will discuss the structure, content, delivery, and evaluation of this initiative. The meeting is open to the public for its entirety.
Commercial Driver's License Standards: Application for Exemption; Daimler Trucks North America (Daimler)
Document Number: 2015-22045
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
FMCSA announces that Daimler Trucks North America (Daimler) has requested an exemption for one commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver, Philipp Kehm, from the Federal requirement to hold a commercial driver's license (CDL) issued by one of the States. This engineer holds a valid German CDL and needs to test-drive Daimler vehicles on U.S. roads to better understand product requirements for these systems in ``real world'' environments, and verify results. Daimler believes the requirements for a German CDL ensure that holders of the license will likely achieve a level of safety equal to or greater than that of drivers who hold a U.S. State-issued CDL.
Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance
Document Number: 2015-22008
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change approximately 7.9510 acres of airport land from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use and to authorize the sale of airport property at Akron Fulton International Airport, Akron, OH. The property is located at 1353 Exeter Road. The aforementioned land is surplus airport property and is not needed for aeronautical use. The land is currently developed and leased for light industrial purposes. Upon release the land will be sold at fair market value to a business the currently leasing the property.
Notice of Intent To Rule on a Request by Clinton County for FAA Approval of a Land Release From Federal Obligations of the Site Formerly Known as Clinton County Airport, Plattsburgh, NY
Document Number: 2015-22007
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment for a request by Clinton County for FAA approval of a Land Release from Federal obligations of the site formerly known as Clinton County Airport, Plattsburgh, NY.
Railroad Safety Grants for the Safe Transportation of Energy Products by Rail Program
Document Number: 2015-21960
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Defense Acquisition Regulations System
This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA or notice) details the application requirements and procedures for obtaining grant funding for eligible projects under Railroad Safety Grants for the Safe Transportation of Energy Products by Rail (or STEP Rail) Program. The opportunities described in this notice are available under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 20.314, ``Railroad Development.''
Airworthiness Directives; Viking Air Limited Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21934
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
The FAA is correcting a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that published in the Federal Register. That NPRM applies to Viking Air Limited Model DHC-3 airplanes. The repetitive inspection column in ``Table 1 of Paragraph (f)(3) of This ADInspection Schedule'' contains data that is intended to apply to all conditions. However, the way the table is displayed makes it look as if it only applies to the first condition. This document corrects it to assure that it applies to all conditions. In all other respects, the original document remains the same.
Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Vacancy
Document Number: 2015-21915
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) hereby gives notice of one vacancy on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC) for a representative of the electric utility industry. The Board is soliciting suggestions from the public for a candidate to fill this vacancy.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2015-21895
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 13 individuals. 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 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 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently-Approved Information Collection Request: Training Certification for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators
Document Number: 2015-21894
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
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 and invites public comment. The Agency is asking OMB to renew without change FMCSA's estimate of the paperwork burden imposed by its regulations pertaining to the training of certain entry- level drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). Since 2004, FMCSA regulations have prohibited the operation of certain CMVs by individuals with less than 1 year of CMV-driving experience until they obtain this training. On May 28, 2015, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 60-day comment period on this ICR. The agency received no comments in response to that notice.
Pipe Line Contractors Association; United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry; Application for Exemption
Document Number: 2015-21893
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
FMCSA announces that it has received a joint application from the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada, AFL-CIO (UA), for an exemption from Parts 391, 392, 393, 395 and 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The exemption would be available to motor carriers and drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMV) weighing less than 15,000 pounds while engaged in pipeline-welding operations. FMCSA requests public comment on this joint application for exemption.
Expedited Public Transportation Improvement Initiative
Document Number: 2015-21790
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Federal Labor Relations Authority
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the establishment of a multi-faceted Expedited Public Transportation Improvement Initiative (``XPEDITE'') and solicits participation in a forthcoming Online Dialogue on the initiative. The goal of XPEDITE is to facilitate the transit industry's implementation of:
Notice of Release From Surplus Property Deed Obligations at Luke Auxiliary Airfield #6, Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona
Document Number: 2015-21781
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to rule and invites public comment on the application for a release of approximately 2.99 acres of airport property at Luke Auxiliary Airfield #6, Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona from all conditions contained in the Surplus Property Deed since the parcel of land is not needed for airport purposes. The reuse of the land for a roadway improvement project by the City of Buckeye represents an acceptable disposition of the land that is not being used for airport purposes. The property will be sold for its fair market value and the proceeds used for an airport purpose, thus serving the interests of civil aviation.
Petition for Approval of Product Safety Plan
Document Number: 2015-21721
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Defense Acquisition Regulations System
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2015-21706
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). 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.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters (Previously Eurocopter France (Eurocopter) Helicopters)
Document Number: 2015-21689
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We propose to supersede airworthiness directive (AD) 2007-25- 08 for Eurocopter Model SA-365 N1, AS-365N2, AS 365 N3, SA-366G1, EC 155B, and EC155B1 helicopters. AD 2007-25-08 currently requires checking the tail rotor gearbox (TGB) oil level, inspecting the magnetic plug for chips and either replacing the TGB or further inspecting for axial play in the tail rotor hub pitch change control spider (spider), and if axial play is found in the spider, replacing the pitch control rod assembly double bearing (bearing). Since we issued the AD 2007-25-08, we have received reports of new occurrences of loss of yaw control due to failure of the control rod bearing. This proposed AD would retain some of the requirements of AD 2007-25-08, revise the inspections for play in the double bearing to improve the detection of play, require replacing the TGB control shaft guide bushes, clarify the criteria concerning particle detection, and change the inspection for play in the double bearing after the guide bushes have been replaced. The proposed actions are intended to prevent damage to the bearing resulting in end play, loss of tail rotor pitch control, and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter.
Airworthiness Directives; MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) Helicopters
Document Number: 2015-21686
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain MDHI Model 369A (Army OH-6A), 369H, 369HE, 369HM, 369HS, 369D, 369E, 369F, 369FF, and 500N helicopters. This proposed AD would require inspecting the auxiliary fuel pump (fuel pump) wire routing in the left-hand fuel cell and corrective action, if necessary. This proposed AD would also require installing a warning decal on the left-hand fuel cell access cover. This proposed AD is prompted by accidents resulting from incorrectly positioned fuel pump wiring within the fuel tank interfering with the operation of the fuel quantity sensor float, which caused an erroneous fuel quantity indication in the cockpit. The proposed actions are intended to detect and correct routing of the fuel pump wiring to prevent interference with the fuel quantity sensor float, an erroneous fuel quantity indication in the cockpit, and subsequent fuel exhaustion and emergency landing.
Airworthiness Directives; MD Helicopters Inc., Helicopters
Document Number: 2015-21680
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) Model 369A, 369D, 369E, 369FF, 369HE, 369HM, 369HS, 500N, and 600N helicopters with a certain part-numbered main rotor blade attach pin (pin) installed. This proposed AD would require ensuring the life limit of the pin as listed in the Airworthiness Limitations section of aircraft maintenance records and Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA). If the hours time-in-service (TIS) of a pin is unknown, or if a pin has exceeded its life limit, this proposed AD would require removing the affected pin from service. This proposed AD is prompted by a report from an operator who purchased pins that did not have life limit documentation. The proposed actions are intended to document the life limit to prevent a pin remaining in service beyond its fatigue life, which could result in failure of a pin, failure of a main rotor blade, and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter.
Notice and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-21642
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extension and reinstatement of previously approved collections.
Temporary Flight Restrictions in the Proximity of Launch and Reentry Operations
Document Number: 2015-21567
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
This proposed rulemaking would expand the temporary flight restriction provisions for launch, reentry, and amateur rocket operations and make such temporary flight restrictions applicable to all aircraftincluding non-U.S. registered aircraft. The FAA also proposes revised language for consistency with other temporary flight restriction provisions and commercial space regulations and definitions. This proposed action would enhance safety in the affected airspace and would improve the readability of temporary flight restriction requirements.
Allowing Importers To Provide Information to U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Electronic Format
Document Number: 2015-21505
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
This interim Final Rule amends NHTSA's regulation on the importation of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment subject to Federal safety, bumper and theft prevention standards by allowing importers to provide information to United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in either electronic or paper format. Presently, certain regulatory provisions require importers to provide documentation or information in a ``written statement'' or in ways that imply the submission of a paper document, including the phrases ``in duplicate,'' ``a copy of,'' a ``document,'' and ``accompanied by a statement.'' Over the course of the coming months, CBP plans to allow importers to file importation information in paper format only or electronic format only. To allow importers to choose their preferred format for filing information required by NHTSA, the agency is amending its importation regulations to specify that importers have the option to file all required information electronically, in addition to the paper option currently available. This document is being issued as an interim Final Rule to provide timely assistance to importers by allowing alternative methods of filing with CBP the importation information required by NHTSA. The amendments in this interim Final Rule do not create any new rights or obligations, nor impose any new reporting requirements. The agency herein requests comments on the rule. The agency will publish a notice responding to any comments received, if any, and will amend provisions of the regulation if appropriate.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21475
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A330-243, A330-243F, A330-341, A330-342, and A330-343 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports indicating that certain hinge sleeves on the cowl doors of the thrust reverser units (TRUs) were not heat treated. This AD requires replacing the sleeves of certain hinges on the cowl doors of the TRUs with new parts. We are issuing this AD to prevent, in the event of a fan-blade-off event due to high vibration, in-flight loss of TRU heavy components, which might damage airplane structure or control surfaces and consequently reduce controllability of the airplane.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21474
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 787-8 airplanes. This AD was prompted by numerous reports of failures of the proximity sensor within the slat skew detection mechanism assembly (DMA) leading to slats up landing events. This AD requires replacing the slat skew DMAs with new slat skew DMAs, and marking the existing identification plates on the slat with the new part number. We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of the proximity sensor, which could result in the slats being shut down and a slats up high speed landing. This condition, in combination with abnormal landing conditions such as a short runway or adverse weather conditions, could result in a runway excursion.
Airworthiness Directives; Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (Embraer) Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21473
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (Embraer) Model EMB-135BJ airplanes. This AD was prompted by a determination that more restrictive fuel limitations are needed. This AD requires revising the maintenance or inspection program to incorporate new compliance times and fuel limitations. We are issuing this AD to detect and correct fatigue cracking of various structural elements and prevent ignition sources in the fuel system.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21472
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc. Model DHC-8-400 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of chafing of the fuel lines due to contact with the surrounding structures in the fuel tank. This AD requires replacing and modifying fuel lines, revising the maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, to include critical design configuration control limitations (CDCCL) and airworthiness limitation (AWL) items, and, for certain airplanes, removing certain clamps and mounting hardware. We are issuing this AD to prevent chafing of the fuel lines in the fuel tank, which could result in potential ignition sources in the fuel tank in the event of a lightning strike and consequent fire or explosion.
Airworthiness Directives; Lockheed Martin Corporation/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21465
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Lockheed Martin Corporation/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Model 382, 382B, 382E, 382F, and 382G airplanes. This AD requires replacing the center wing box (CWB) and certain outer wings. This AD was prompted by an evaluation by the design approval holder (DAH) indicating that the CWB and outer wings are subject to widespread fatigue damage (WFD). We are issuing this AD to prevent fatigue cracking of the outer wings and the lower surface of the CWB, which could result in reduced structural integrity of the airplane.
Airworthiness Directives; Vulcanair S.p.A. Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-21444
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Vulcanair S.p.A. Model P.68R airplanes. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as a discrepancy in the climb performance reported in the airplane flight manual and in the actual performance of the airplane. We are issuing this AD to require actions to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-20696
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 777-200 and -300 series airplanes equipped with Pratt and Whitney engines. This AD was prompted by reports of blocked drain lines at the engine forward strut that caused flammable fluid to accumulate in a flammable leakage zone. This AD requires repetitive functional checks for blockage of the forward strut drain line and doing corrective actions if necessary, and a one-time cleaning of certain forward strut drain lines. This AD also provides an optional replacement of the drain lines and installation of insulation blankets, and a revision of the maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, to incorporate a certain airworthiness limitation, which would terminate the repetitive checks of the forward strut drain line. We are issuing this AD to detect and correct blockage of forward strut drain lines, which could cause flammable fluids to collect in the forward strut area and potentially cause an uncontrolled fire or cause failure of engine attachment structure and consequent airplane loss.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes
Document Number: 2015-20583
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc. Model DHC-8-400, -401, and -402 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of a main landing gear (MLG) parking brake becoming dislodged from its mounting bracket due to an improperly installed quick release pin of the hand pump lever. This AD requires removing the hand pump lever of the parking brake from the right-hand side nacelle. We are issuing this AD to prevent an unsecured lever from migrating from its stowed position, fouling against the MLG, and subsequently puncturing the nacelle structure, which could adversely affect the safe landing of the airplane.
Special Conditions: Bombardier Aerospace, Models BD-500-1A10 and BD-500-1A11 Series Airplanes; Installed Rechargeable Lithium Batteries and Battery Systems
Document Number: 2015-21626
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, African Development Foundation
These special conditions are issued for the Bombardier Aerospace Models BD-500-1A10 and BD-500-1A11 series airplanes. These airplanes will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. This design feature is rechargeable lithium batteries and battery systems that have certain failure, operational, and maintenance characteristics that differ significantly from those of the nickel-cadmium and lead-acid rechargeable batteries currently approved for installation on large transport category airplanes. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for these design features. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-21613
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., app. 2 Sec. 10(a)(2).
Agency Information Collection Activity; Notice of Request for Approval To Collect New Information: Confidential Close Call Reporting for Transit Rail System
Document Number: 2015-21611
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Historic Preservation, Advisory Council
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 Bureau of Transportation Statistics to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the following information collection: Confidential Close Call Reporting for Transit Rail System. This data collection effort supports a multi-year program focused on improving transit rail safety by collecting and analyzing data and information on close calls and other unsafe occurrences in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) rail system. The program is co-sponsored by WMATA's Office of the Deputy General Manager Operations (DGMO) and the President/Business Agent of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689. It is designed to identify safety issues and propose corrective actions based on voluntary reports of close calls submitted confidentially to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), U.S. Department of Transportation. This information collection is necessary to aid WMATA/ATU in systematically collecting and analyzing data to identify root causes of potentially unsafe events.