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monitoring system, and (3) the 107, Romulus, Michigan, phone number Existing (2006) Noise Exposure Map
recommendation that the operating (734) 229–2958. Comments on the (NEM–1) and Future (2012) NEM with
characteristics of the airport be proposed noise compatibility program Noise Compatibility Program (NCP)
monitored to ensure the accuracy of the should also be submitted to the above (NEM–2). The Part 150 Noise
noise exposure maps. office. Compatibility Program Update contains
These determinations are set forth in the required information for section
detail in a Record of Approval signed by 47503 of the Act and section A150.101
notice announces that the FAA finds
the Southwest Region, Airports Division including the following specific
that the noise exposure maps submitted
Manager on December 7, 2007. The references: current and forecast
for Port Columbus International Airport
Record of Approval, as well as other operations in Appendix J, Table 10; fleet
are in compliance with applicable
evaluation materials and the documents mix and nighttime operations in
requirements of Part 150, effective
comprising the submittal are available Appendix C–Table C–1, C–2, C–3, C–4;
December 5, 2007. Further, FAA is
for review at the FAA office listed above flight patterns in Appendix C—Exhibits
reviewing a proposed noise
and at the administrative offices of the C–6, C–7, C–8, C–9, C–10, C–11, C–12,
compatibility program for that airport
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. C–13, C–14, C–15, C–16, C–17, C–18,
which will be approved or disapproved
The Record of Approval also will be and land use in Exhibit 2–3. The FAA
on or before June 1, 2008. This notice
available on-line at has determined that these maps for Port
also announces the availability of this
arp/environmental/14cfr/150/ Columbus International Airport are in
program for public review and
index14.cfm. compliance with applicable
comment. requirements. This determination is
Issued in Fort Worth, Texas, December 11, Under 49 U.S.C. 47501, et seq. (the
2007. effective on December 5, 2007. FAA’s
Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement
Kelvin L. Solco, determination on an airport operator’s
Act, hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the
Manager, Airports Division. noise exposure maps is limited to a
Act’’), an airport operator may submit to finding that the maps were developed in
[FR Doc. 07–6108 Filed 12–19–07; 8:45 am] the FAA noise exposure maps which accordance with the procedures
BILLING CODE 4910-13-M meet applicable regulations and which contained in appendix A of FAR Part
depict non-compatible land uses as of 150. Such determination does not
the date of submission of such maps, a constitute approval of the applicant’s
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION description of projected aircraft data, information or plans, or constitute
operations, and the ways in which such a commitment to approve a noise
Federal Aviation Administration operations will affect such maps. The compatibility program or to fund the
Noise Exposure Map Notice: Receipt of Act requires such maps to be developed implementation of that program.
Noise Compatibility Program and in consultation with interested and If questions arise concerning the
Request For Review affected parties in the local community, precise relationship of specific
government agencies, and persons using properties to noise exposure contours
AGENCY: Federal Aviation the airport. depicted on a noise exposure map
Administration, DOT. An airport operator who has submitted under section 47503 of the
ACTION: Notice. submitted noise exposure maps that are Act, it should be noted that the FAA is
found by FAA to be in compliance with not involved in any way in determining
SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation the requirements of Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) announces its the relative locations of specific
Regulations (FAR) Part 150, properties with regard to the depicted
determination that the noise exposure promulgated pursuant to the Act, may
maps submitted by Columbus Regional noise contours, or in interpreting the
submit a noise compatibility program noise exposure maps to resolve
Airport Authority for Port Columbus for FAA approval which sets forth the questions concerning, for example,
International Airport under the measures the operator has taken or which properties should be covered by
provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47501, et seq. proposes to take to reduce existing non- the provisions of section 47506 of the
(Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement compatible uses. Act. These functions are inseparable
Act) and 14 CFR part 150 are in Columbus Regional Airport Authority from the ultimate land use control and
compliance with applicable submitted to the FAA on November 27, planning responsibilities of local
requirements. The FAA also announces 2007 noise exposure maps, descriptions government. These local responsibilities
that it is reviewing a proposed noise and other documentation that were are not changed in any way under 14
compatibility program that was produced during the Port Columbus CFR part 150 or through FAA’s review
submitted for Port Columbus International Airport Part 150 Noise of noise exposure maps. Therefore, the
International Airport under Part 150 in Compatibility Program Update, responsibility for the detailed
conjunction with the noise exposure November 2007. It was requested that overlaying of noise exposure contours
maps, and that this program will be the FAA review this material as the onto the map depicting properties on
approved or disapproved on or before noise exposure maps, as described in the surface rests exclusively with the
June 1, 2008. section 47503 of the Act, and that the airport operator that submitted those
DATES: Effective Date: The effective date noise mitigation measures, to be maps, or with those public agencies and
of the FAA’s determination on the noise implemented jointly by the airport and planning agencies with which
exposure maps and of the start of its surrounding communities, be approved consultation is required under section
review of the associated noise as a noise compatibility program under 47503 of the Act. The FAA has relied on
compatibility program is December 5, section 47504 of the Act. the certification by the airport operator,
2007. The public comment period ends The FAA has completed its review of under 14 CFR 150.21 of FAR part 150,
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February 2, 2008. the noise exposure maps and related that the statutorily required consultation
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. descriptions submitted by Columbus has been accomplished.
Katherine S. Jones, Federal Aviation Regional Airport Authority. The specific The FAA has formally received the
Administration, Detroit Airports District documentation determined to constitute noise compatibility program for Port
Office, 11677 South Wayne Road, Suite the noise exposure maps includes: Columbus International Airport, also

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effective on December 5, 2007. (Department) pursuant to its assigned Library—Grass Valley (Royce) Branch,
Preliminary review of the submitted responsibilities under 23 U.S.C. 327, as 207 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945.
material indicates it conforms to the well as actions by other Federal This notice applies to the Department
requirements for the submittal of noise agencies, are final within the meaning of and other Federal agency decisions as of
compatibility programs, but that further 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to the issuance date of this notice and all
review will be necessary prior to a proposed Highway 49 Widening at La laws under which such actions were
approval or disapproval of the program. Barr Meadows (Post Miles 9.7 to 11.2), taken, including but not limited to the
The formal review period, limited by from Ponderosa Way to North of Lode following Federal environmental
law to a maximum of 180 days, will be Line Way near Grass Valley in Nevada statutes and Executive orders:
completed on or before June 1, 2008. County, State of California. This action 1. General: National Environmental
The FAA’s detailed evaluation will be grants approval for the project. Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321–
conducted under the provisions of 14 4351]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23
DATES: By this notice, FHWA, on behalf U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128].
CFR part 150, section 150.33. The
of the Department, is advising the 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401–
primary considerations in the
public of final actions subject to 23 7671(q)].
evaluation process are whether the
U.S.C. 139(l)(1). These actions have 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the
proposed measures may reduce the level
been taken by the Department pursuant Department of Transportation Act of
of aviation safety, create an undue
to its assigned responsibilities under 23 1966 [49 U.S.C. 303]; Landscaping and
burden on interstate or foreign
U.S.C. 327, as well as by other Federal Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers) [23
commerce, or be reasonably consistent
agencies. A claim seeking judicial U.S.C. 319].
with obtaining the goal of reducing
review of the Federal agency actions on 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act
existing non-compatible land uses and
the highway project will be barred [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section
preventing the introduction of
unless the claim is filed on or before 1536]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination
additional non-compatible land uses.
Interested persons are invited to June 17, 2008. If the Federal law that Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)]; Migratory
comment on the proposed program with authorizes judicial review of a claim Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712].
specific reference to these factors. All provides a time period of less than 180 5. Historic and Cultural Resources:
comments, other than those properly days for filing such claim, then that Section 106 of the National Historic
addressed to local land use authorities, shorter time period still applies. Preservation Act of 1966, as amended
will be considered by the FAA to the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [16 U.S.C. 470(f) et seq.]; Archeological
extent practicable. Copies of the noise Winder Bajwa, Project Manager, Resources Protection Act of 1977 [16
exposure maps, the FAA’s evaluation of California Department of U.S.C. 470(aa)–470(ll)]; Archeological
the maps, and the proposed noise Transportation, 703 B Street, Marysville, and Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C.
compatibility program are available for CA 95901; Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 469–469(c)]; Native American Grave
examination at the following locations: (Pacific time); telephone (530) 741– Protection and Repatriation Act
Federal Aviation Administration Detroit 4432; e-mail: (NAGPRA) [25 U.S.C. 3001–3013].
6. Social and Economic: Civil Rights
Airports District Office, 11677 South SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d)-
Wayne Road, Suite 107, Romulus, hereby given that the Department, and 2000(d)(1)]; American Indian Religious
Michigan 48174. other Federal agencies have taken final
Columbus Regional Airport Authority, Freedom Act [42 U.S.C. 1996]; Farmland
agency actions by issuing licenses, Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C.
Port Columbus International Airport, permits, and approvals for the following
4600 International Gateway, 4201–4209]; The Uniform Relocation
highway project in the State of Assistance and Real Property
Columbus, Ohio 43219. California. The Highway 49 Widening at
Questions may be directed to the Acquisition Act of 1970, as amended.
La Barr Meadows Project would 7. Hazardous Materials:
individual named above under the improve operations and safety of State
heading, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Comprehensive Environmental
Route 49 in Nevada County, California. Response, Compensation, and Liability
This would be accomplished by Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601–9675;
Dated: December 5, 2007. widening the existing roadway from two Superfund Amendments and
Issued in Romulus, Michigan. to four lanes with a continuous median/ Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA);
Matthew J. Thys, left turn lane, constructing a signalized Resource Conservation and Recovery
Manager, Detroit Airports District Office, intersection at La Barr Meadows Road Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6901–6992(k).
Great Lakes Region. and State Route 49, constructing 8. Wetlands and Water Resources:
[FR Doc. 07–6109 Filed 12–19–07; 8:45 am] frontage roads, and removing existing Clean Water Act (Section 404, Section
BILLING CODE 4910–13–M at-grade intersections. The actions by 401, Section 319) [33 U.S.C. 1251–
the Department and other Federal 1377]; Land and Water Conservation
agencies, and the laws under which Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604];
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION such actions were taken, are described Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) [42
in the Environmental Assessment (EA)/ U.S.C. 300(f)–300(j)(6)]; Rivers and
Federal Highway Administration Finding of No significant Impact Harbors Act of 1899 [33 U.S.C. 401–
(FONSI) for the project, approved by the 406]; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act [16
Notice of Final Federal Agency Action Department on October 1, 2007. The U.S.C. 1271–1287]; Emergency
on Proposed Highway in California EA/FONSI and other project records are Wetlands Resources Act, [16 U.S.C.
AGENCY: Federal Highway available by contacting the Department 3921, 3931]; Wetlands Mitigation [23
at the address provided above. The EA/ U.S.C. 103(b)(6)(M) and 133(b)(11)];
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Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims. FONSI can be viewed and downloaded Flood Disaster Protection Act, 42 U.S.C.
from the project Web site at http:// 4001–4128.
SUMMARY: This notice announces that 9. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990
Federal actions taken by the California envinternet/hwy49labarr/labarr or Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988
Department of Transportation viewed at the Nevada County Public Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898,

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