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Federal Register Summary for week of 6 November

    Agriculture

  • Notice of Intent To Revise a Currently Approved Information Collection

    Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service

    Notice of Intent To Revise a Currently Approved Information Collection

    AGENCY: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, USDA.

    ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

    SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, this notice announces the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service's intention to revise a currently approved information collection entitled, ``Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service Application Kit for Research and Extension Programs''.

    DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by January 9, 2009, to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable.

    ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning this notice may be sent to Jason Hitchcock, USDA/CSREES/ISTM, STOP 2216, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-2216 or sent electronically to: jhitchcock@csrees.usda.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the information collection, contact Jason Hitchcock, e-mail: jhitchcock@csrees.usda.gov.

    http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26354.htm

  • Energy

  • Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

    AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

    ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

    SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee under the Biomass Research and Development Act of 2000. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public participation.

    DATES: December 2, 2008 at 12:45 p.m. to 5 p.m., December 3, 2008 at 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: DoubleTree Hotel--Directors Room, 1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20005-5595.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valri Lightner, Designated Federal Official for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-0937 or Carolyn Clark at (202) 586- 8077; E-mail: cclark@bcs-hq.com.

    http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26249.htm

  • Interior

  • Invasive Species Advisory Committee

    AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

    ACTION: Notice of Public Meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee.

    SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting on November 18-19, 2008 is to convene the full Advisory Committee and to discuss implementation of action items outlined in the 2008-2012 National Invasive Species Management Plan, which was finalized on August 1, 2008.

    DATES: Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee: Tuesday, November 18 through Wednesday, November 19, 2008; beginning at approximately 8 a.m., and ending at approximately 5 p.m. each day. General Session on both days will be held in the Chesapeake Room.

    ADDRESSES: Sheraton Inner Harbor, 300 South Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive Species Council Program Analyst and ISAC Coordinator, (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-1751.

    http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26132.htm

  • National Science Foundation

  • Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

    Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92- 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

    Name: Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (1171).

    Date/Time: November 20, 2008; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; November 21, 2008; 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Place: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Stafford I, Third Floor--Room 375, Arlington, VA 22230.

    Type of Meeting: Open.

    Contact Person: Ms. Lisa Jones, Office of the Assistant Director, Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 905, Arlington, Virginia 22230, 703-292-8700.

    Summary of Minutes: May be obtained from contact person listed above.

    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendation to the National Science Foundation on major goals and policies pertaining to Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate programs and activities.

    http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26112.htm

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