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44216 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

151 / Tuesday, August 7, 2007 / Notices

meet operational needs, such as reduced review of the associated noise approved as a noise compatibility
airport capacity, the FAA would compatibility program is July 30, 2007. program under section 47504 of the Act.
conduct a weighted lottery to withdraw The public comment period ends The FAA has completed its review of
Operating Authorizations to meet a September 27, 2007. the noise exposure maps and related
reduced hourly or half-hourly limit for descriptions submitted by the Greater
scheduled operations. Withdrawal Baton Rouge Airport District. The
Lance Key, Federal Aviation
would not be made from any air carrier specific documentation determined to
Administration. ASW–615, 2601
if the result would reduce their holdings constitute the noise exposure maps
Meacham Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76137–
below 20 Operating Authorizations on includes the following from the May
4298; telephone number 817–222–5681.
any weekday. The FAA would provide 2007 14 CFR Part 150 Noise Study:
Comments on the proposed noise
at least 45 days’ notice unless otherwise Figure A, 2006 Noise Exposure Map
compatibility program should also be
required by operational needs. Any (Existing); Figure B, 2011 Noise
submitted to the above office. Exposure Map (Future); Figure 1–3,
Operating Authorization that is
withdrawn or temporarily suspended SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Existing and Planned Airport Facilities;
would, if reallocated, be reallocated to notice announces that the FAA finds Table 1–2, Actual and Forecast Aircraft
the air carrier from which it was taken, that the noise exposure maps submitted Operations; Figure 1–4, Generalized
provided that the air carrier continues to for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Existing Land Use Map; Figure 1–5,
operate scheduled service at LaGuardia. are in compliance with applicable Generalized Existing Zoning Map; Table
requirements of Part 150, effective July 2–2, Average Daily Aircraft Operations
IV. Request for Comments 30, 2007. Further, FAA is reviewing a by Type, Time of Day, and Stage Length
The FAA invites all interested proposed noise compatibility program (2006); Table 2–3, Average Daily
persons to submit written comments on for that airport which will be approved Aircraft Operations by Type, Time of
the proposals described in this Order by or disapproved on or before January 25, Day, and Stage Length (2011); Table 2–
filing their written views in Docket 2008. This notice also announces the 4, Runway Utilization by Aircraft Type;
FAA–2006–25755 on or before availability of this program for public Figure 2–1, Generalized Flight Tracks;
September 6, 2007. review and comment. Table 2–5, Flight Track Utilization by
Issued in Washington, DC on August 2, Under 49 U.S.C. 47503 (the Aviation Aircraft Category (2006 and 2011); Table
2007. Safety and Noise Abatement Act, 2–6, Noise Exposure Impacts (1991,
Kerry B. Long, hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Act’’), an 2006, 2011); Figure 3–1, Single Arrival/
Chief Counsel. airport operator may submit to the FAA Departure Noise Contours, Figure 3–2,
noise exposure maps which meet Potential Noise Abatement Departure
[FR Doc. 07–3855 Filed 8–2–07; 4:30 pm]
applicable regulations and which depict Turns, Appendix E, Coordination,
non-compatible land uses as of the date Consultation and Public Involvement
of submission of such maps, a and Appendix F, Public Hearing. The
description of projected aircraft FAA has determined that these maps for
operations, and the ways in which such Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport are in
Federal Aviation Administration operations will affect such maps. The compliance with applicable
Act requires such maps to be developed requirements. This determination is
Noise Exposure Map Notice; Receipt of in consultation with interested and effective on July 30, 2007. FAA’s
Noise Compatibility Program and affected parties in the local community, determination on an airport operator’s
Request for Review; Baton Rouge government agencies, and persons using noise exposure maps is limited to a
Metropolitan Airport; Baton Rouge, LA the airport. finding that the maps were developed in
accordance with the procedures
AGENCY: Federal Aviation An airport operator who has
contained in appendix A of FAR Part
Administration, DOT. submitted noise exposure maps that are 150. Such determination does not
ACTION: Notice. found by FAA to be in compliance with constitute approval of the applicant’s
the requirements of Federal Aviation data, information or plans, or constitute
SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 150,
Administration (FAA) announces its a commitment to approve a noise
promulgated pursuant to the Act, may compatibility program to fund the
determination that the noise exposure submit a noise compatibility program
maps submitted by the Greater Baton implementation of that program.
for FAA approval which sets forth the If questions arise concerning the
Rouge Airport District for Baton Rouge measures the operator has taken or precise relationship of specific
Metropolitan Airport under the proposes to take to reduce existing non- properties to noise exposure contours
provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47501 et seq. compatible uses and prevent the depicted on a noise exposure map
(Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement introduction of additional non- submitted under section 47503 of the
Act) and 14 CFR Part 150 are in compatible uses. Act, it should be noted that the FAA is
compliance with applicable The Greater Baton Rouge Airport not involved in any way in determining
requirements. The FAA also announces District submitted to the FAA on May the relative locations of specific
that it is reviewing a proposed noise 14, 2007, noise exposure maps, properties with regard to the depicted
compatibility program that was descriptions and other documentation noise contours, or in interpreting the
submitted for Baton Rouge Metropolitan that were produced during the Baton noise exposure maps to resolve
Airport under Part 150 in conjunction Rouge Metropolitan Airport’s Part 150 questions concerning, for example,
with the noise exposure map, and that Study, May 2005–May 2007. It was which properties should be covered by
this program will be approved or requested that the FAA review this the provisions of section 47506 of the
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disapproved on or before January 25, material as the noise exposure maps, as Act. These functions are inseparable
2008. described in section 47503 of the Act, from the ultimate land use control and
EFFECTIVE DATE: The effective date of the and that the noise mitigation measures, planning responsibilities of local
FAA’s determination on the noise to be implemented jointly by the airport government. These local responsibilities
exposure maps and of the start of its and surrounding communities, be are not changed in any way under Part

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150 or through FAA’s review of noise DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION be removed from the top of the dam to
exposure maps. Therefore, the facilitate the Big Bear Municipal Water
responsibility for the detailed Federal Highway Administration District’s planned spillway and outlet
overlaying of noise exposure contours works improvements.
onto the map depicting properties on Notice of Limitation on Claims For the The actions by the Federal agencies
the surface rests exclusively with the Big Bear Bridge Replacement Project, and the laws under which such actions
airport operator that submitted those San Bernardino National Forest, were taken are described in the Final
maps, or with those public agencies and California Environmental Impact Statement for the
planning agencies with which AGENCY: U.S. Department of project, approved on March 30, 2007,
consultation is required under section Transportation, Federal Highway and in other documents in the
47503 of the Act. The FAA has relied on Administration (FHWA). administrative record. The FEIS, the
the certification by the airport operator, Record of Decision, and other project
SUMMARY: This notice announces the
under section 150.21 of FAR Part 150, records are available by contacting the
actions taken by the FHWA and other
that the statutorily required consultation FHWA or Caltrans at the addresses
Federal agencies that are final within
has been accomplished. provided above. The environmental
the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1).
The FAA has formerly received the document is also published on-line at
These actions relate to a proposed
noise compatibility program for Baton http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist8/pdf/
bridge replacement project in the San
Rouge Metropolitan Airport, also bigbear-FEIS-R.pdf.
Bernardino National Forest, California. This notice applies to all final
effective on July 30, 2007. Preliminary The federal actions grant approvals and
review of the submitted material decisions of Federal agencies as of the
authorize funding for the project. issuance date of this notice, and all laws
indicates that it conforms to the
DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is under which such actions were taken,
requirements for the submittal of noise
compatibility programs, but that further advising the public of final agency including but not limited to:
review will be necessary prior to actions subject to 23 U.S.C.(l)(1). A 1. General: The National
approval or disapproval of the program. claim seeking judicial review of the Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42
The formal review period, limited by Federal agency actions on the bridge U.S.C. 4321–4351]; Federal-Aid
law to a maximum of 180 days, will be replacement project will be barred Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109]
completed on or before January 25, unless a claim is filed on February 4, 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401–
2008. 2008. If the Federal law that authorizes 7671(q)]
judicial review of a claim provides a 3. Land: The Section 4(f) of the U.S.
The FAA’s detailed evaluation will be
time period less than 180 days for filing Department of Transportation Act of
conducted under the provisions of 14
such claim, then that shorter time 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303; Landscaping and
CFR part 150, section 150.33. The
period still applies. Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23
primary considerations in the
evaluation process are whether the 4. Wildlife: The Endangered Species
proposed measures may reduce the level David Cohen, Environmental Protection
Specialist, Federal Highway Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section
of aviation safety, create an undue 1536], Fish and Wildlife Coordination
burden on interstate or foreign Administration, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite
4–100, Sacramento, CA 95814, Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)]; Migratory
commerce, or be reasonably consistent Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]
with obtaining the goal of reducing weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
(Pacific Time), telephone (916) 498– 5. Historic and Cultural Resources:
existing non-compatible land uses and Section 106 of the National Historic
preventing the introduction of 5868, e-mail: David.Cohen@dot.gov; Tay
Dam, Project Development Engineer, Preservation Act of 1966, as amended
additional non-compatible land uses. [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological
Interested persons are invited to Federal Highway Administration, 888 S.
Figueroa, Suite 1850, Los Angeles, CA Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16
comment on the proposed program with U.S.C. 470(aa)–11]; Archeological and
specific reference to these factors. All 90017, telephone (213) 202–3954,
e-mail: Tay.Dam@dot.gov; Mr. Boniface Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C.
comments, other than those properly 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave
addressed to local land use authorities, Udotor, Senior Environmental Planner,
Caltrans District 8, 464 West 4th Street, Protection and Repatriation Act
will be considered by the FAA to the (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013]
extent practicable. Copies of the noise San Bernardino, CA 92401, telephone
(909) 388–1387, e-mail: 6. Social and Economic Impacts: Civil
exposure maps, the FAA’s evaluation of Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)–
the maps, and the proposed noise Boniface_Udotor@dot.ca.gov.
2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious
compatibility program are available for SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland
examination at the following locations: hereby given that the FHWA and other Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C.
Federal Aviation Administration, Federal agencies have taken final agency 4201–4209]
Planning and Programming Branch, actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by 7. Wetlands and Water Resources:
Room 697, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, issuing approvals for the following Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251–1377];
Forth Worth, TX 76137–4298 and Mr. bridge replacement project in the State Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 [33
Anthony Marino, 9430 Jackie Cochran of California: The Big Bear Lake Bridge U.S.C. 401–406]; Flood Disaster
Dr., Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70807. on State Route 18 in the San Bernardino Protection Act [42 U.S.C. 4001–4128]
Questions may be directed to the National Forest. This project will 8. Hazardous Materials:
individual named above under the provide a structurally sound and Comprehensive Environmental
heading, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION operationally efficient transportation Response, Compensation, and Liability
CONTACT. facility which will blend into and add Act (CERCLA) [42 U.S.C. 9601–9675];
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value to its environmental setting. The Resource Conservation and Recovery

Kelvin L. Solco, project will also realign the approach Act (RCRA) [42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k)]
Manager, Airports Division. roadways to the bridge and signalize the 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990
[FR Doc. 07–3846 Filed 8–6–07; 8:45 am] intersection between State Route 18 and Protection of Wetlands, E.O. 11988
BILLING CODE 4910–13–M State Route 38. The existing bridge will Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898

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