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Rules and Regulations Federal Register


Vol. 72, No. 195

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER effort by submitting written comments Environmental Review
contains regulatory documents having general on the proposal. No comments were
applicability and legal effect, most of which The FAA has reviewed the above
received in response to the proposal. referenced action and determined that it
are keyed to and codified in the Code of With the exception of editorial changes,
Federal Regulations, which is published under is categorically excluded from further
this amendment is the same as that environmental documentation
50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.
proposed in the NPRM. according to FAA Order 1050.1E,
The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by The Rule Environmental Impacts: Policies and
the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of Procedures, in accordance with
new books are listed in the first FEDERAL This action amends Title 14 Code of
paragraphs 311a. Additionally, the
REGISTER issue of each week. Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by
implementation of this action will not
revising J–29 and J–101 over the South
result in any extraordinary
Central United States. Specifically, this
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION circumstances in accordance with FAA
action revises J–29 between the Humble,
Order 1050.1E paragraph 304.
TX, VORTAC and the El Dorado, AR,
Federal Aviation Administration VORTAC, and revises J–101 between the List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71
Lufkin, TX, VORTAC and Little Rock, Airspace, Incorporation by reference,
14 CFR Part 71 AR, VORTAC. This action allows for Navigation (air).
[Docket No. FAA–2007–28134; Airspace more effective utilization of airspace
Docket No. 07–ASW–1] and enhances the management of The Amendment
aircraft operations over the Houston
RIN 2120–AA66 ■ In consideration of the foregoing, the
terminal area.
Federal Aviation Administration
Revision of Jet Routes J–29 and Jet routes are published in paragraph
amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows:
J–101; South Central United States 2004 of FAA Order 7400.9R, signed
August 15, 2007 and effective PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A,
AGENCY: Federal Aviation September 15, 2007, which is B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR
Administration (FAA), DOT. incorporated by reference in 14 CFR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND
ACTION: Final rule. 71.1. The Jet routes listed in this REPORTING POINTS
document would be published
SUMMARY: This action revises Jet Routes subsequently in the Order. ■ 1. The authority citation for part 71
J–29 and J–101 over the South Central The FAA has determined that this continues to read as follows:
United States in support of the Houston regulation only involves an established Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113,
Area Air Traffic System Project. This body of technical regulations for which 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–
allows for more effective utilization of frequent and routine amendments are 1963 Comp., p. 389.
airspace and enhances the management necessary to keep them operationally
of aircraft operations over the Houston current. Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is § 71.1 [Amended]
terminal area. not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ ■ 2. The incorporation by reference in
DATES: Effective Date: 0901 UTC, April under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.9R,
10, 2008. The Director of the Federal a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Department of Airspace Designations and Reporting
Register approves this incorporation by Transportation (DOT) Regulatory Points, signed August 15, 2007, and
reference action under 1 CFR part 51, Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; effective September 15, 2007, is
subject to the annual revision of FAA February 26, 1979); and (3) does not amended as follows:
Order 7400.9 and publication of warrant preparation of a regulatory
conforming amendments. Paragraph 2004—Jet Routes.
evaluation as the anticipated impact is
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: so minimal. Since this is a routine * * * * *
Steve Rohring, Airspace and Rules matter that will only affect air traffic J–29 [Revised]
Group, Office of System Operations procedures and air navigation, it is From the INT of the United States/Mexican
Airspace and AIM, Federal Aviation certified that this rule, when Border and the Corpus Christi, TX, 229°
Administration, 800 Independence promulgated, will not have a significant radial via Corpus Christi; Palacios, TX;
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; economic impact on a substantial Humble, TX; El Dorado, AR; Memphis, TN;
telephone: (202) 267–8783. number of small entities under the Pocket City, IN; INT Pocket City 051° and
criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Rosewood, OH, 230° radials; Rosewood;
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
This rulemaking is promulgated DRYER, OH; Jamestown, NY; Syracuse, NY;
History Plattsburgh, NY; Bangor, ME; to Halifax,
under the authority described in Canada; excluding the portions within
On June 7, 2007, the FAA published Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section Mexico and Canada.
in the Federal Register a notice of 40103. Under that section, the FAA is
* * * * *
proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to revise charged with prescribing regulations to
J–29 between the Humble, TX, VORTAC assign the use of the airspace necessary J–101 [Revised]
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and the El Dorado, AR, VORTAC, and to ensure the safety of aircraft and the From Humble, TX, Lufkin, TX; Little Rock,
revise J–101 between the Lufkin, TX, efficient use of airspace. This regulation AR; St. Louis, MO; Spinner, IL; Pontiac, IL;
VORTAC and Little Rock, AR, VORTAC is within the scope of that authority as Joliet, IL; Northbrook, IL; Badger, WI; Green
(72 FR 31477). Interested parties were it revises Jet Routes J–29 and J–101 in Bay, WI; to Sault Ste Marie, MI.
invited to participate in this rulemaking the South Central United States. * * * * *

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57486 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 10, 2007 / Rules and Regulations

Issued in Washington, DC, on September VOR Federal Airways are published 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts:
27, 2007. in paragraph 6010 of FAA Order Policies and Procedures, in accordance
Edith V. Parish, 7400.9R dated August 15, 2006 and with paragraphs 311a. Additionally, the
Manager, Airspace and Rules Group. effective September 15, 2007, which is implementation of this action will not
[FR Doc. E7–19742 Filed 10–9–07; 8:45 am] incorporated by reference in 14 CFR result in any extraordinary
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P 71.1. The VOR Federal Airway listed in circumstances in accordance with FAA
this document will be published Order 1050.1E, paragraph 304.
subsequently in that Order.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71
The Rule
Federal Aviation Administration This action amends Title 14 Code of Airspace, Incorporation by reference,
Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 to Navigation (air).
14 CFR Part 71 modify V–133 over the East Central The Amendment
United States. This action enhances
[Docket No. FAA–2006–24926; Airspace
safety and facilitates the more flexible ■ In consideration of the foregoing, the
Docket No. 06–ASW–1]
and efficient use of the navigable Federal Aviation Administration
RIN 2120–AA66 airspace. Further, this action enhances
amends 14 CFR part 71 as follows:
the management of aircraft operations
Establishment, Modification and within the Chicago, Cleveland, and
Revocation of VOR Federal Airways; PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A,
Indianapolis ARTCCs’ areas of B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR
East Central United States responsibility.
The FAA has determined that this TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND
AGENCY: Federal Aviation REPORTING POINTS
Administration (FAA), DOT. regulation only involves an established
body of technical regulations for which
ACTION: Final rule. ■ 1. The authority citation for part 71
frequent and routine amendments are
necessary to keep them operationally continues to read as follows:
SUMMARY: This action modifies VOR
Federal Airway, V–133 over the East current. Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113,
Central United States in support of the not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959–
Midwest Airspace Enhancement Plan under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not 1963 Comp., p. 389.
(MASE). The FAA is taking this action a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Department of
§ 71.1 [Amended]
to enhance safety and to improve the Transportation (DOT) Regulatory
efficient use of the navigable airspace Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; ■ 2. The incorporation by reference in
assigned to the Chicago, Cleveland, and February 26, 1979); and (3) does not 14 CFR 71.1 of FAA Order 7400.9R,
Indianapolis Air Route Traffic Control warrant preparation of a regulatory Airspace Designations and Reporting
Centers (ARTCC). evaluation as the anticipated impact is Points, dated August 15, 2007, and
DATES: Effective Date: 0901 UTC,
so minimal. Since this is a routine
effective September 15, 2007, is
December 20, 2007. The Director of the matter that will only affect air traffic
amended as follows:
Federal Register approves this procedures and air navigation, it is
incorporation by reference action under certified that this rule, when Paragraph 6010—VOR Federal Airways.
1 CFR part 51, subject to the annual promulgated, will not have a significant * * * * *
revision of FAA Order 7400.9 and economic impact on a substantial
number of small entities under the V–133 [Revised]
publication of conforming amendments.
criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. From INT Charlotte, NC, 305° and Barretts
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The FAA’s authority to issue rules Mountain, NC, 197° radials; Barrets
Steve Rohring, Airspace and Rules regarding aviation safety is found in Mountain; Charleston, WV; Zanesville, OH;
Group, Office of System Operations Title 49 of the United States Code. Tiverton, OH; Mansfield, OH; Sandusky, OH;
Airspace and AIM, Federal Aviation Subtitle I, Section 106 describes the INT Sandusky 342° and Detroit, MI 138°
Administration, 800 Independence authority of the FAA Administrator. radials; Detroit; Salem, MI; INT Salem 346°
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, and Saginaw, MI 160° radials; Saginaw;
telephone: (202) 267–8783. describes in more detail the scope of the Traverse City, MI; Escanaba, MI; Sawyer, MI;
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: agency’s authority. Houghton, MI; Thunder Bay, ON, Canada;
History This rulemaking is promulgated International Falls, MN; to Red Lake, ON,
under the authority described in Canada. The airspace within Canada is
On June 15, 2007, the FAA published Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section excluded.
in the Federal Register a supplemental 40103. Under that section, the FAA is * * * * *
notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) charged with prescribing regulations to
(72 FR 33168) to modify the description assign the use of the airspace necessary Issued in Washington, DC, on September
for V–133 published in a notice of to ensure the safety of aircraft and the 27, 2007.
proposed rulemaking (NPRM) issued on efficient use of airspace. This regulation Edith V. Parish,
June 16, 2006 (71 FR 34854). In a final is within the scope of that authority as Manager, Airspace and Rules Group.
rule published in the Federal Register, it modifies VOR Federal Airway V–133 [FR Doc. E7–19745 Filed 10–9–07; 8:45 am]
January 18, 2007 (72 FR 2182), V–133 in the Eastern Central United States. BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
was deferred because the suggested
routing proposed in the NPRM did not Environmental Review
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pass flight check. Interested parties were The FAA has reviewed the above
invited to participate in this rulemaking referenced proposed action and
effort by submitting written comments determined it is categorically excluded
on the proposal. No comments were from further environmental
received objecting to the proposal. documentation according to FAA Order

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