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AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.
ACTION: Notice of application.
SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) announced they have received an application for the licensing of a deepwater port, and that the application contains information sufficient to commence processing. This notice summarizes the applicant's plans and the procedures that will be followed in considering the application.
DATES: The Deepwater Port Act of 1974, as amended, requires at least one public hearing on this application to be held in the designated Adjacent Coastal State(s) not later than 240 days after publication of this notice, and a decision on the application not later than 90 days after the final public hearing(s).
ADDRESSES: The public docket for the Texas GulfLink deepwater port license application is maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Management Facility, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20590. The license application is available for viewing at the Regulations.gov website: http://www.regulations.gov under docket number MARAD-2019-0093.
We encourage you to submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If you submit your comments electronically, it is not necessary to also submit a hard copy. If you cannot submit material using http://www.regulations.gov, please contact either Mr. Patrick Clark, USCG or Ms. Yvette Fields, MARAD, as listed in the following FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. This section provides alternate instructions for submitting written comments. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. Anonymous comments will be accepted. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. The Federal Docket Management Facility's telephone number is 202-366-9317 or 202-366-9826, the fax number is 202-493-2251.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Patrick Clark, U.S. Coast Guard, telephone: 202-372-1358, email: Patrick.W.Clark@uscg.mil, or Ms. Yvette Fields, Maritime Administration, telephone: 202-366-0926, email: Yvette.Fields@dot.gov. For questions regarding viewing the Docket, call Docket Operations, telephone: 202-366-9317 or 202-366-9826.
AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).
ACTION: Draft guidance; request for comment.
SUMMARY: The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is publishing draft guidance on how National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and documentation should address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This Draft of the National Environmental Policy Act Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, if finalized, would replace the final guidance CEQ issued August 1, 2016, titled Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews, which was withdrawn effective April 5, 2017 for further consideration pursuant to Executive Order 13783 of March 28, 2017, Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.
DATES: Comments should be submitted on or before July 26, 2019.
ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number CEQ-2019-0002 through the Federal eRulemaking portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or removed from https://www.regulations.gov. CEQ may publish any comment received to its public docket. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Multimedia submissions (e.g., audio, video) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish to make.
Comments may also be submitted by mail. Send your comments to: Council on Environmental Quality, 730 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20503, Attn: Docket No. CEQ-2019-0002.
The draft guidance is also available on the CEQ websites at https://www.whitehouse.gov/ceq/initiatives/ and www.nepa.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward A. Boling, Associate Director for the National Environmental Policy Act, Council on Environmental Quality, 730 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20503. Telephone: (202) 395-5750.
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
SUMMARY: The United States Coast Guard will conduct an open meeting in Washington, D.C. in preparation for the upcoming one 120nd session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, July 15-19, 2019.
DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019, beginning at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time. This meeting is open to the public.
ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in Room 5L18-01 of the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth's, 2703 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20593. Due to security requirements, each visitor must present two valid, government-issued forms of identification in order to gain entrance to the building. Those desiring to attend the public meeting should contact the Coast Guard ahead of the meeting (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to facilitate the security process related to building access, for the teleconference number, or to request reasonable accommodation.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about this public meeting you may contact Lieutenant Commander Staci Weist by telephone at 202-372-1376 or by email at Eustacia.Y.Weist@uscg.mil.
Deepwater Port License Application: Texas GulfLink LLC
July 3, 2019
AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.
ACTION: Notice of intent; notice of public meeting; request for comments.
SUMMARY: The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), in coordination with the Maritime Administration (MARAD), will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) as part of the environmental review of the Texas GulfLink LLC (Texas GulfLink) deepwater port license application. The application proposes the ownership, construction, operation and eventual decommissioning of an offshore oil export deepwater port that would be located in Federal waters approximately 28.3 nautical miles off the coast of Brazoria County, Texas in a water depth of approximately 104 feet. The deepwater port would allow for the loading of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) and other sized crude oil cargo carriers via two single point mooring buoy systems.
This Notice of Intent (NOI) requests public participation in the scoping process, provides information on how to participate, and announces an informational open house and public meeting in Lake Jackson, TX. Pursuant to the criteria provided in the Deepwater Port Act of 1974, as amended, (the Act), Texas is the designated Adjacent Coastal State for this application.
DATES: There will be one public scoping meeting held in connection with the Texas GulfLink deepwater port application. The meeting will be held in Lake Jackson, TX on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The public meeting will be preceded by an informational open house from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The public meeting may end later than the stated time, depending on the number of persons wishing to speak. Additionally, materials submitted in response to this request for comments on the Texas GulfLink deepwater port license application must reach the Federal Docket Management Facility as detailed below by Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
ADDRESSES: The open house and public meeting Lake Jackson, Texas will take place in the Marriott Courtyard Lake Jackson, 159 State Highway 288, Lake Jackson, TX 77566, phone: 979-297-7300, web address: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ljncy-courtyard-lake-jackson/. Free parking is available at the venue.
The public docket for the Texas GulfLink deepwater port license application is maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Management Facility, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20590. The license application is available for viewing at the Regulations.gov website: http://www.regulations.gov under docket number MARAD-2019-0093.
We encourage you to submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If you submit your comments electronically, it is not necessary to also submit a hard copy. If you cannot submit material using http://www.regulations.gov, please contact either Mr. Patrick Clark, USCG or Yvette Fields, MARAD, as listed in the following FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document, which also provides alternate instructions for submitting written comments. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. Anonymous comments will be accepted. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. The Federal Docket Management Facility's telephone number is 202-366-9317 or 202-366-9826, the fax number is 202-493-2251.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Patrick Clark, U.S. Coast Guard, telephone: 202-372-1358, email: Patrick.W.Clark@uscg.mil or Ms. Yvette Fields, Maritime Administration, telephone: 202-366-0926, email: Yvette.Fields@dot.gov. For questions regarding viewing the Docket, call Docket Operations, telephone: 202-366-9317 or 202-366-9826.
SOLICITATION NUMBER: W91238-19-R-0052
NOTICE TYPE: PRESOLICITATION
SYNOPSIS: The purpose of this announcement is to issue the Presolicitation Notice for the Replace Jet Fuel Complex at Fresno-Yosemite International Airport, Air National Guard Base at Fresno, CA., Solicitation (Request for Proposal) W91238-19-R-0052.
The Contractor shall construct a new JP-8 jet fuel storage complex consisting of two 397.4 kL (2,500 BL) above-ground, steel storage tanks, complete with lined concrete foundations, secondary containment, fixed roof and internal floating pans. The complex will also include, two (2) commercial truck unloading stands (offloads), and two (2) truck loading stands (fillstands), a pump house and POL equipment storage building; cathodic protection; site preparation and improvements, utility extension, pavement extensions, communications support extension, security fencing with gates; emergency generator, area lighting, fire protection and fire alarm system.
Project includes demolition and removal of the existing six underground storage tanks, existing truck loading and off-loading system, existing refueler truck parking facilities, and asbestos-containing concrete or asphalt. Acquisition Information:
This acquisition is preceding as a 100% Small Business Set-aside
Estimated Cost Range is between $10,000,000.00 and $25,000,000.00
Period of Performance for Construction: 700-800 Days.
This Procurement will be conducted under FSC CODE: Y1NA, SIC CODE: 1799, NAICS Code: 236220. The size standard for this code is $36,500,000.00. All questions should be directed to the Contract Specialist, Howard Gregory, firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is anticipated that the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued on or about 11 July 2019, for downloading at the Government's website at http://www.fedbizopps.gov/. No paper copies will be issued.
The specific date and time will be identified in the solicitation.
OFFERORS ARE ADVISED THAT THIS PROJECT MAY BE DELAYED, CANCELED OR REVISED AT ANY TIME DURING THE SOLICITATION, SELECTION, EVALUATION, NEGOTIATION AND/OR FINAL AWARD PROCESS.
Plans and specifications will NOT be provided in hard paper copy or CD-ROM format. The solicitation and all amendments for this acquisition will be posted on a secure Government website known as FedBizOpps (www.fbo.gov) once the IFB is issued. Viewing/downloading documents from FedBizOpps will require prior registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) at www.SAM.gov. If you are a first-time FedBizOpps user, you will also be required to register in FedBizOpps (www.fbo.gov) before accessing the IFB documents. To register, click on the Register Now button in the Vendors Block and follow the instructions. Once registered with FedBizOpps, interested parties will then be able to log in and access the IFB documents.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: please click on the FedBizOpps homepage link and the Vendor User Guide. The only PLAN-HOLDER'S/BIDDER'S LIST now available is via FedBizOpps. When viewing the Synopsis/Pre-solicitation Notice, you will click on the ‘ADD ME TO INTERESTED VENDORS' to enter your information. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CONTRACTOR TO CHECK FEDBIZOPPS FREQUENTLY FOR ANY AMENDMENTS OR CHANGES TO THE SOLICITATION.
Contracting Office Address:
1325 J. Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Place of Performance:
5175 E Clinton Way
Fresno, CA 93727
Primary Point of Contact.:
Secondary Point of Contact:
DeAnna L. Mannel,
AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration, DHS.
ACTION: 60-Day notice.
SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently-approved: Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0056, abstracted below that we will submit to OMB for an extension in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection allows TSA to assess the current security practices in the pipeline industry through TSA's Pipeline Corporate Security Review (PCSR) program. The PCSR program is part of the larger domain awareness, prevention, and protection program supporting TSA's and the Department of Homeland Security's missions.
DATES: Send your comments by September 3, 2019.
ADDRESSES: Comments may be emailed to TSAPRA@tsa.dhs.gov or delivered to the TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology (IT), TSA-11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6011.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh at the above address, or by telephone 571-227-2062.