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[Federal Register: December 5, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 233)]

[Rules and Regulations]

[Page 70466]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 73

[Docket No. FAA-2006-26133; Airspace Docket No. 06-AAL-33]

RIN 2120-AA66

Change of Using Agency for Restricted Area R-2202, Big Delta, AK

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Final rule.

SUMMARY: This action changes the using agency of Restricted Areas R- 2202A, R-2202B, and R-2202C from ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Activity, Fort Greely, AK'' to ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Center Fort Greely, AK''. The FAA is taking this action in response to a request from the United States Army to reflect an administrative title change. There are no changes to the boundaries; designated altitudes; time of designation; or activities conducted within the affected restricted areas.

DATES: Effective Date: 0901 UTC, March 15, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken McElroy, Airspace and Rules, Office of System Operations Airspace and AIM, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: (202) 267-8783.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Rule

This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 73 by changing the using agency of R-2202A, B, and C, Fort Greely, AK, from ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Activity, Fort Greely, AK'' to ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Center Fort Greely, AK''. This is an administrative change and does not affect the boundaries; designated altitudes; or activities conducted within the restricted areas. Therefore, notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are unnecessary.

Section 73.22 of Title 14 CFR part 73 was republished in FAA Order 7400.8M, dated January 6, 2006.

The FAA has determined that this regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. Therefore, this regulation: (1) Is not a ``significant regulatory action'' under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ``significant rule'' under Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Environmental Review

The FAA has determined that this action qualifies for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act in accordance with 311d., FAA Order 1050.1E, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures''. This airspace action is not expected to cause any potentially significant environmental impacts, and no extraordinary circumstances exist that warrant preparation of an environmental assessment.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 73

Airspace, Prohibited areas, Restricted areas.

Adoption of the Amendment

0 In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration amends 14 CFR part 73, as follows:

PART 73--SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE

0 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:

Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.

Sec. 73.22 [Amended]

0 2. Section 73.22 is amended as follows: * * * * *

R-2202A Big Delta, AK [Amended]

Under using agency, by removing the words ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Activity, Fort Greely, AK'' and inserting the words ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Center, Fort Greely, AK''.

R-2202B Big Delta, AK [Amended]

Under using agency, by removing the words ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Activity, Fort Greely, AK'' and inserting the words ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Center, Fort Greely, AK''.

R-2202C Big Delta, AK [Amended]

Under using agency, by removing the words ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Activity, Fort Greely, AK'' and inserting the words ``U.S. Army, Commander, Cold Regions Test Center, Fort Greely, AK''. * * * * *

Issued in Washington, DC, on November 27, 2006. Edith V. Parish, Manager, Airspace and Rules.

[FR Doc. E6-20491 Filed 12-4-06; 8:45 am]

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