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182 / Wednesday, September 21, 2005 / Notices 55447

The FAA’s detailed evaluation will be September 8, 2005, a Finding of No The Final EA has been prepared in
conducted under the provision of 14 Significant Impact/Record of Decision accordance with the National
CFR part 150, section 150.33. The (FONSI/ROD) based on the Final Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as
primary consideration in the evaluation Environmental Assessment (Final EA) amended, FAA Order 1050.1E,
process are whether the proposed for the following proposed action at the ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and
measures may reduce the level of St. Louis Downtown Airport: the Procedures’’ and FAA Order 5050.4A,
aviation safety, create an undue burden construction of a new Air Traffic ‘‘Airport Environmental Handbook’’.
on interstate or foreign commerce, or be Control Tower, associated support The proposed development action is
reasonably consistent with obtaining the building, parking lot, and access road. consistent with the National Airspace
goal of reducing existing non- The FAA prepared the Final EA in System Plan prepared by the U.S.
compatible land used and preventing accordance with the National Department of Transportation, Federal
the introduction of additional non- Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and Aviation Administration (FAA).
compatible land uses. the FAA’s regulations and guidelines for A Final Environmental Assessment
Interested persons are invited to environmental documents. The Final and the Finding of No Significant
comment on the proposed program with EA was reviewed and evaluated by the Impact/Record of Decision is available
specific reference to these factors, all FAA and was accepted on September 6, for public viewing during normal
comments, other than those properly 2005 as a Federal document by the business hours at the Federal Aviation
addressed to local land use authorities, FAA’s Responsible Federal Official. Administration, Great Lakes Region,
will be considered by the FAA to the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. ANI–430, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des
extent practicable. Copies of the noise Virginia Marcks, Environmental Plaines, IL 60018 (by appointment due
exposure maps and the proposed noise Engineer, ANI–430, Federal Aviation to security, 847–294–7494).
compatibility program are available for Administration, 2300 East Devon The Final EA and FONSI/ROD will be
examination at the following locations: Avenue, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018. available through October 19, 2005.
Federal Aviation Administration, New Telephone number: (847) 294–7494. Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois September 8,
York Airports District Office, 600 Old SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 2005.
Country Road, Suite 440, Garden City, Art V. Schultz,
NY 11530. Background
Acting Manager, Chicago NAS
Niagara Frontier Transportation The existing Air Traffic Control Implementation Center, ANI–401, Great Lakes
Authority, 181 Ellicott St., Buffalo, Tower (ATCT) at the St. Louis Region.
NY 14203; and on-line at Downtown Airport was built in 1973 [FR Doc. 05–18813 Filed 9–20–05; 8:45 am] and soon after was expanded by the BILLING CODE 4910–13–M
Questions may be directed to the addition of a mobile office trailer to
individual named above under the house administrative personnel. The
heading, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION current tower stands approximately 52 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
CONTACT. feet in height with a controller’s eye
Issued in Garden City, New York, height of approximately 41 feet. Federal Aviation Administration
September 7, 2005. Continual visibility problems, due to [Summary Notice No. PE–2005–58]
Otto Suriani, existing trees in an adjacent residential
Acting Manager, New York Airports District. development, impede the controller’s Petitions for Exemption; Summary of
[FR Doc. 05–18814 Filed 9–20–05; 8:45 am] line of sight for airfield movement areas Petitions Received
and runway approaches. The visibility
problem, due to trees obscuring AGENCY: Federal Aviation
significant portions of two runway ends, Administration (FAA), DOT.
4 and 30L, are ongoing and worsening. ACTION: Notice of petitions for
The proposed new ATCT, with a total exemption received.
Federal Aviation Administration elevation of 553.8′ MSL (141′ 10″ AGL) SUMMARY: Pursuant to FAA’s rulemaking
and a controller eye height of 528.3′ provisions governing the application,
Notice of Availability of a Final MSL (116′ 4″ AGL) would significantly
Environmental Assessment (Final EA) processing, and disposition of petitions
improve visual capabilities. for exemption part 11 of Title 14, Code
and Finding of No Significant Impact/ Air traffic controller equipment in the
Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), this
existing tower has not been significantly
the Proposed New Air Traffic Control notice contains a summary of certain
upgraded since the tower was
Tower at the St. Louis Downtown petitions seeking relief from specified
constructed in 1973, although there has
Airport in Cahokia, IL requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of
been nearly a 50 percent increase in
this notice is to improve the public’s
AGENCY: Federal Aviation airport operations over the past 30
awareness of, and participation in, this
Administration (FAA), DOT. years. Annual aircraft operations
aspect of FAA’s regulatory activities.
ACTION: Notice of availability of a Final recorded during operating hours of the
Neither publication of this notice nor
Environmental Assessment and Finding ATCT (7 a.m. to 9 p.m.), in the early
the inclusion or omission of information
of No Significant Impact/Record of 1970s, when the existing tower was
in the summary is intended to affect the
Decision (FONSI/ROD) for the Proposed constructed, totaled approximately
legal status of any petition or its final
New Air Traffic Control Tower at the St. 115,000. In 2001, the total number of
Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, operations recorded between the 7 a.m.
to 9 p.m. timeframe was nearly 170,000. DATES: Comments on petitions received
The proposed new ATCT would allow must identify the petition docket
SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation for modernized equipment, enhancing number involved and must be received
Administration (FAA) is issuing this the level of safety for the current on or before October 11, 2005.
notice to advise the public that the FAA number of aircraft operations at the St. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments
has prepared and approved on Louis Downtown Airport. [identified by DOT DMS Docket Number

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55448 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 21, 2005 / Notices

FAA–2005–22250] by any of the ACTION: Notice of RTCA Government/ ACTION:Notice of RTCA Special
following methods: Industry Air Traffic Management Committee 205/EUROCAE Working
• Web site: Advisory Committee. Group 71 meeting.
Follow the instructions for submitting
SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice
comments on the DOT electronic docket
site. to advise the public of a meeting of the to advise the public of a meeting of
RTCA Special Committee 205/
• Fax: 1–202–493–2251. RTCA Government/Industry Air Traffic
Management Advisory Committee. EUROCAE Working Group 71: Software
• Mail: Docket Management Facility; Considerations in Aeronautical Systems.
U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 DATES:The meeting will be held DATES: The meeting will be held
Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, October 14, 2005, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. October 24–28, 2005 starting at 9 a.m.
Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590–
001. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at
• Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on FAA Headquarters, 800 Independence EUROCONTROL Headquarters, Rue de
the plaza level of the Nassif Building, Avenue, SW., Bessie Coleman la Fusee, 96, B–1130 Brussels, Belgium.
400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, Conference Center (2nd Floor), FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (1)
DC, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday Washington, DC 20591. RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW.,
through Friday, except Federal FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036;
Holidays. RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202)
Docket: For access to the docket to Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; 833–9434; Web site;
read background documents or telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) (2) EUROCONTROL, telephone +32 2
comments received, go to http:// 833–9434; Web site 729 9011; fax +32 2 729 0944. at any time or to Room PL– SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal
401 on the plaza level of the Nassif
to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–
Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW.,
Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is
Washington, DC, between 9 am and 5
463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee
pm, Monday through Friday, except
hereby given for the Air Traffic 205/EUROCAE Working Group 71
Federal Holidays.
Management Advisory Committee meeting. Note: On arrival at
Adams (202) 267–8033, Sandy identification available (either a
Note: Non-Government attendees to the
Buchanan-Sumter (202) 267–7271, or meeting must go through security and be passport, a drivers license bearing a
John Linsenmeyer (202) 267–5174, escorted to and from the conference room. photograph or an identity card) to assist
Office of Rulemaking (ARM–1), Federal Attendees with laptops will be required to you in your badge being issued. The
Aviation Administration, 800 register them at the security desk upon agenda will include:
Independence Avenue, SW., arrival and departure. Agenda items will be
• October 24:
Washington, DC 20591. posted on Web site.
• Sub-group Meetings: Members
This notice is published pursuant to liaise with their individual chairs for
Attendance is open to the interested
14 CFR 11.85 and 11.91. details.
public but limited to space availability.
Issued in Washington, DC, on September With the approval of the chairmen, • October 25:
15, 2005. members of the public may present oral • Registration.
Anthony F. Fazio, statements at the meeting. Persons • Opening Plenary Session (Welcome
Director, Office of Rulemaking. wishing to present statements or obtain and Introductory Remarks, Review/
information should contact the person Accept Agenda and 1st Joint Plenary
Petitions for Exemption Summary).
Docket No.: FAA–2005–22250. CONTACT section. Members of the public
• EUROCONTROL Presentation.
• CNS–ATM New Term of Reference
Petitioner: NetJets Aviation, Inc. may present a written statement to the
and proposal for handling it.
Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR committee at any time.
• Report of Sub-Group Activity: SG3,
91.205(b)(12). Issued in Washington, DC, on September SG4, SG5, SG6, SG1, SG7.
Description of Relief Sought: To 14, 2005. • Issue List.
permit NetJets Aviation, Inc., to operate Natalie Ogletree, • Other Committee/Other Documents
an aircraft for hire over water beyond FAA General Engineer, RTCA Advisory Interfacing Reports: CAST; WG–60/SC–
power-off gliding distance from shore Committee. 200; SD–203; WG–63/SAE S–18.
without at least one pyrotechnic [FR Doc. 05–18811 Filed 9–20–05; 8:45 am] • Development of Modified Sub-
signaling device available on the BILLING CODE 4910–13–M Groups, other.
aircraft. • Sub-Group Break Out Sessions.
[FR Doc. 05–18807 Filed 9–20–05; 8:45 am] • October 26:
• Sub-Group Joint Sessions (Other
Federal Aviation Administration Joint Sessions as Required).
• October 27:
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RTCA Special Committee 205/ • Stand-Up Plenary to Co-ordinate
Federal Aviation Administration EUROCAE Working Group 71: Efforts.
Software Considerations in • Sub-Group Break Out Sessions.
RTCA Government/Industry Air Traffic Aeronautical Systems Second Joint • Sub-Group Joint Sessions (Other
Management Advisory Committee Plenary Meeting Joint Sessions as Required).
• October 28:
AGENCY:Federal Aviation AGENCY:Federal Aviation • Sub-Group Reports: SG3, SG4, SG5,
Administration (FAA), DOT. Administration (FAA), DOT. SG6, SG7, SG2.

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