"Federal RegisterVol. 74, No. 67Thursday, April 9, 2009Notices"
Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 67 / Thursday, April 9, 2009 / Notices 16255 For the Commission, by the Division of SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this the preparation of the draft EIS. The Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated Notice of Intent to advise the public that scoping process for this EIS will include authority.48 the FAA will prepare an EIS under the a comment period for interested Florence E. Harmon, provisions of the National agencies and parties to submit oral and/ Deputy Secretary. Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of or written comments representing the [FR Doc. E9–8001 Filed 4–8–09; 8:45 am] 1969, as amended. The EIS will address concerns and issues they believe the EIS BILLING CODE 8010–01–P proposed improvements to George Bush should address. Intercontinental Airport (IAN). The Scoping Meetings: The purpose of the Houston Airport System (HAS), the scoping meetings is to receive input sponsor of the project, completed an from the public and agencies regarding DEPARTMENT OF STATE Airport Master Plan (AMP) for IAN in the scope and process related to the EIS. [Public Notice 6573] 2006. The AMP showed that additional Comments and suggestions are invited airfield capacity was needed. Airfield from all interested parties to ensure that Fine Arts Committee Notice of Meeting improvements including additional issues and concerns related to the runway(s) were recommended to meet proposed action and its alternatives are The Fine Arts Committee of the addressed. Public and agency scoping Department of State will meet on April future capacity and reduce projected delays at IAH. meetings will be conducted to 30, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in the Henry Clay encourage submittal of comments to the Room of the Harry S. Truman Building, Based on analysis presented in the AMP, FAA concurred that additional FAA. 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC. Public scoping meetings will be held The meeting will last until capacity was needed to meet forecast demand and began the EIS process. One from 6 to 9 p.m. on May 12, 2009, at the approximately 3 p.m. and is open to the Humble Civic Center and May 14, 2009, public. of the first tasks in the process was to update the aviation forecast because of at the Nimitz High School. Each meeting The agenda for the committee meeting will include an introductory will include a summary of the work of the decline in aviation operations since the AMP was completed. An updated presentation, exhibits for team members the Fine Arts Office since its last to further explain the project and meeting on November 13, 2008 and the forecast of aircraft operations was completed and reconfirmed the need to process, and opportunities to submit announcement of gifts and loans of oral or written comments. To notify the furnishings as well as financial provide for additional capacity at IAH. The EIS will document the purpose general public of the scoping process, a contributions from January 1, 2008 legal notice will be placed in and need for the proposed through December 31, 2008. newspapers having general circulation improvements as well as analyze a range Public access to the Department of in the study area. The newspaper notice of alternatives such as use of other State is strictly controlled and space is will notify the public that scoping modes of transportation or airports, limited. Members of the public wishing meetings will be held to gain public construction of airfield improvements to take part in the meeting should input concerning the proposed action, and as required by NEPA, the no action telephone the Fine Arts Office at (202) alternatives to be considered, and alternative. It is anticipated that the 647–1990 or send an e-mail to environmental impacts to be evaluated. focus of the analysis will be on airfield BurdenVK@State.gov by April 23 to The notice will also identify where the improvement alternatives including: make arrangements to enter the scoping package will be available for altering runway use and/or constructing building. The public may take part in review. taxiways; constructing a new runway the discussion as long as time permits An agency scoping meeting for all between Runways 8L/26R and 8R/26L; and at the discretion of the chairman. federal, state, and local regulatory and constructing a new runway south of Dated: March 2, 2009. agencies which have jurisdiction by law Runway 9/27. To comply with NEPA, Marcee Craighill, or have special expertise with respect to the FAA must also evaluate the any potential environmental impacts Secretary, Fine Arts Committee, Department potential environmental impacts of each of State. associated with the proposed action will of the reasonable alternatives such as be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on May [FR Doc. E9–8121 Filed 4–8–09; 8:45 am] and not limited to: noise impacts, 12, 2009 at the Humble Civic Center. A BILLING CODE 4710–35–P impacts on air and water quality, notification letter along with a scoping wetlands, fish, wildlife, plants, package will be sent in advance of those floodplains, historic resources, meetings. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION hazardous wastes, socioeconomics, and The Scoping Meetings provide the economic factors. first major opportunity for gathering Federal Aviation Administration FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: comments from agency representatives Federal Aviation Administration, and the general public. Comments Notice of Intent To Prepare an Airports Division, Attn: Paul Blackford, received at the meetings, or by mail, e- Environmental Impact Statement for ASW–652B, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, mail and via the Web site (http:// the George Bush Intercontinental Fort Worth, TX 76137, E-mail: www.iah-eis.org) by June 15, 2009, will Airport, Houston, TX and To Conduct email@example.com, Phone: 817– be included in the Scoping Report and Public Scoping Meetings 222–5607. considered for inclusion in the EIS. The AGENCY: Federal Aviation SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Final Scoping Report will be made Administration (FAA), Department of purpose of this notice is to inform available to the public on the Web site. dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Transportation (DOT). federal, state, and local government In addition to preparing the EIS to ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an agencies and the public, of FAA’s intent fulfill the requirements of NEPA, the environmental impact statement (EIS) to prepare an EIS and to conduct a FAA will prepare the EIS in order to and to conduct public scoping meetings. public and agency scoping process. comply with other applicable laws Information, data, opinions, and having public involvement comments obtained throughout the requirements. Comments addressing 48 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). scoping process will be considered in other applicable laws should be VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:28 Apr 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 16256 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 67 / Thursday, April 9, 2009 / Notices submitted to the listed contact person. Administration (FHWA) assigned, and Protection and Repatriation Act Further information about the EIS and the California Department of (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]; U.S. the proposed action will be posted Transportation (Caltrans) assumed, Department of Transportation Act of when available at http://www.iah- environmental responsibilities for this 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303 Section 4(f)]. eis.org. project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. 5. Social and Economic: Civil Rights Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 30, Notice is hereby given that the Caltrans Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)– 2009. and USFWS have taken final agency 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious Mike Nicely, actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland issuing licenses, permits, and approvals Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. Acting Manager, Airports Division. for the following highway project in the 4201–4209]; The Uniform Relocation [FR Doc. E9–7693 Filed 4–8–09; 8:45 am] State of California: The project is Assistance and Real Property BILLING CODE 4910–13–M located in the County of Santa Barbara Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as in the community of Orcutt. The project amended. includes the extension of Union Valley 6. Hazardous Materials: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Parkway west over a 1.6-mile segment Comprehensive Environmental Federal Highway Administration between Hummel Drive on the east and Response, Compensation, and Liability Blosser Road on the west, and the Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601–9675; Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions extension of Union Valley Parkway east Superfund Amendments and on Proposed Highway in California to intersect with Highway 101 by Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); constructing an overcrossing with north- Resource Conservation and Recovery AGENCY: Federal Highway and southbound freeway ramps. Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k). Administration (FHWA), DOT. Construction of the interchange portion 7. Physical Environment: Clean Water ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims of the project will occur between Post Act [33 U.S.C. 1344] for Judicial Review of Actions by the Mile 83.1 and 83.9 on Highway 101. The 8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 California Department of Transportation project purpose is to provide a major Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 arterial and improved access to Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Highway 101 for the movement of Federal Actions to Address Service (USFWS). people and goods through the Santa Environmental Justice in Minority Maria-Orcutt area. The actions by the Populations and Low Income SUMMARY: The FHWA, on behalf of Federal agencies, and the laws under Populations; E.O. 11593 Protection and Caltrans, is issuing this notice to which such actions were taken, are enhancement of Cultural Resources; announce actions taken by Caltrans and described in the Environmental E.O. 13007 Indian Sacred Sites; E.O. USFWS that are final within the Assessment/Finding of No Significant 13287 Preserve America; E.O. 13175 meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The Impact (EA/FONSI) for the project, Consultation and Coordination with actions relate to a proposed highway approved on March 5, 2009 and in other Indian Tribal Governments; E.O. 11514 project (US 101) and local road documents in the FHWA project Protection and Enhancement of extension (Union Valley Parkway), in records. The EA/FONSI and other Environmental Quality; E.O. 13112 the community of Orcutt and City of project records are available by Invasive Species. Santa Maria in the County of Santa contacting Caltrans at the addresses Barbara, State of California. Those provided above. The Caltrans EA/FONSI (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance actions grant licenses, permits, and can be viewed and downloaded from Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning approvals for the project. and Construction. The regulations the project web site at http:// implementing Executive Order 12372 DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/sb_uvp/ regarding intergovernmental consultation on behalf of Caltrans, is advising the public index.html, or viewed at public libraries Federal programs and activities apply to this of final agency actions subject to 23 in the project area. The USFWS decision program.) U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking and Section 7 Consultation are available Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) judicial review of the Federal agency by contacting USFWS at the address actions on the highway project will be provided above. This notice applies to Issued on: April 3, 2009. barred unless the claim is filed on or all Federal agency decisions as of the Cindy Vigue, before October 6, 2009. If the Federal issuance date of this notice and all laws Director, State Programs, Federal Highway law that authorizes judicial review of a under which such actions were taken, Administration, Sacramento, California. claim provides a time period of less including but not limited to: [FR Doc. E9–8073 Filed 4–8–09; 8:45 am] than 180 days for filing such claim, then 1. General: National Environmental BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P that shorter time period still applies. Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321– FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 Caltrans: Matt Fowler, Chief, U.S.C. 109]. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 2. Air: Clean Air Act 42 U.S.C. 7401– Environmental Branch, Caltrans, 50 Surface Transportation Board 7671(q). Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 3. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act 93401 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to [STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub–No. 268X)] [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 5 p.m. (805) 542–4603 or 1536], Fish and Wildlife Coordination Union Pacific Railroad Company— firstname.lastname@example.org. For USFWS: Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)]. Migratory Abandonment Exemption—in Steve Kirkland, USFWS, 2493 Portola dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]. Milwaukee County, WI Road, Suite B, Ventura, CA 93003 4. Historic and Cultural Resources: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 Section 106 of the National Historic Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) p.m. (805) 644–1766 or Preservation Act of 1966, as amended has filed a notice of exemption under 49 email@example.com. [16 U.S.C. 470(aa)–11]; Archeological CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 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