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Federal Register Summary for week of 14 November


  • Importation, Interstate Movement, and Release Into the Environment of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms; Correction

    AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

    ACTION: Proposed rule; correction.

    SUMMARY: We are correcting an error in our proposed rule to revise the regulations regarding the importation, interstate movement, and environmental release of certain genetically engineered organisms. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on October 9, 2008 (73 FR 60008-60048, Docket No. APHIS 2008-0023).

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Biotechnology Regulatory Services, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 147, Riverdale, MD 20737-1236; (301) 734- 5710.

  • National Science Foundation

  • National Science Board; NSB Public Service Award Committee; Notice of Meeting

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

    Name: NSB Public Service Award Committee, 5195.

    Date and Time: December 2, 2008, 1 p.m. EST (teleconference meeting).

    Place: Call will originate from the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia.

    Type of Meeting: Closed.

    Contact Person: Jennifer Richards, Committee Executive Secretary, National Science Board Office, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone: (703) 292-7000. E-mail:

    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations in the selection of the NSB Public Service Award recipient.

    Agenda: Discussion of candidates for the NSB Public Service Award as part of the selection process.

    Reason for Meeting Closure: The candidate nominations being reviewed include information of a personal nature where public disclosure would constitute clearly unwarranted invasions of personal privacy. These matters are exempt from open meeting and public attendance under 5 U.S.C. 55b(c)(6).

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