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DOT/FAA RIN: 2120-AK77 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Requirements to File Notice of Construction of Meteorological Evaluation Towers and Other Renewable Energy Projects(Section 610 Review) 

This rulemaking would add specific requirements for proponents who wish to construct meteorological evaluation towers at a height of 50 feet above ground level (AGL) up to 200 feet AGL to file notice of construction with the FAA. This rule also requires sponsors of wind turbines to provide certain specific data when filing notice of construction with the FAA. This rulemaking is a statutory mandate under section 2110 of the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 (Public Law 114-190).

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
RFA Section 610 Review: Section 610 Review 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 77   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 40103   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Sheri Edgett-Baron
Air Traffic Service
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20591
Phone:202 267-9354