National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1
ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comments.
SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publish this notice to announce the availability of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and Assessment draft Product 1.1 addressing the CCSP Topic: "Temperature trends in the lower atmosphere-steps for understanding and reconciling differences'' for public comment. Following the public comment period, the lead authors will revise the Product, taking into consideration the submitted comments. The lead agency will then submit the revised Synthesis and Assessment Product to the CCSP Interagency Committee for approval and eventual release in accordance with the procedure described in the approved Prospectus for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 that is posted on the CCSP Program Office web site: http://www.climatescience.gov.
DATES: Comments must be received by January 5, 2006.
ADDRESSES: The Synthesis and Assessment draft Product and detailed instructions for making comments on the draft Product are posted, along with the Prospectus, on the CCSP Program Office web site at http://www.climatescience.gov. Please make certain that submitted comments are prepared in accordance with these instructions.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard H. Moss, Ph.D., Director, Climate Change Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 419-3476.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Meeting of the Science Advisory Board
SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public meeting of the chartered SAB.
DATES: A public meeting of the EPA SAB will be held December 14, 2005 from 1 p.m. to approximately 4 p.m. eastern time.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. EPA Headquarters in the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to obtain further information concerning this meeting may contact Mr. Thomas O. Miller, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), by mail at EPA SAB Staff Office (1400F), U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at (202) 343-9982; by fax at (202) 233-0643; or by e-mail at: . General information concerning the SAB can be found on the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab. Technical Contact: For questions and information concerning the draft SAB report that is to be reviewed during the meeting, contact Dr. Holly Stallworth, U.S. EPA, SAB Staff Office by telephone at (202) 343-9867, fax at (202) 233-0643, or e-mail at .
Fish and Wildlife Service
Draft Document Reassessing Methods To Estimate Population Size and Sustainable Mortality Limits for the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) Population
ACTION: Notice of document availability; request for comments.
SUMMARY: The Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announces the availability for public review of the draft document Reassessing Methods to Estimate Population Size and Sustainable Mortality Limits for the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear. Once comments are received, analyzed, and addressed, the final revised population methodology will be appended to the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan and the Final Conservation Strategy for the Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone Area. The Service solicits review and comment from the public on this draft information prior to appending it to the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan.
DATES: Comments on the draft document Reassessing Methods to Estimate Population Size and Sustainable Mortality Limits for the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear must be received on or before February 21, 2006 to ensure that they will be received in time for our consideration prior to finalization of the revised methodology.
ADDRESSES: Written comments and materials regarding this information should be sent to the Recovery Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, University Hall, Room 309, University of Montana, Missoula,
Montana 59812. Comments and materials received are available on request for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christopher Servheen, Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator (see ADDRESSES above), at telephone (406) 243-4903.