Agriculture

  • Forest Resource Coordinating Committee

    AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

    ACTION: Notice of meeting.


    SUMMARY: The Forest Resource Coordinating Committee (Committee) will meet in Washington, DC. The Committee is authorized under section 8005 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the Act) (Pub. L. 110-246). Additional information concerning the Committee, including the meeting agenda, supporting documents and minutes, can be found by visiting the Committee's Web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/coop/frcc/.

    DATES: The meeting will be held on the following dates:

    1. May 25, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT); and

    2. May 25, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

    The meeting is subject to cancellation. For status of the meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under For Further Information Contact.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the USDA Forest Service, Sidney R. Yates Building, Pinchot Conference Room, 201 14th Street SW., Washington, DC. Members of the public should RSVP to facilitate entry into the Yates Building.

    Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary Information. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments placed on the Committee's Web site listed above.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Bedell-Loucks, Designated Federal Officer, by phone at 202-205-1190; or Lori McKean, Committee Coordinator, by phone at 570-296-9672.

    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-18/html/2016-08805.htm

  • Commerce

  • General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter- American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the General Advisory Committee; Meetings and Call Announcement

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of public meeting and conference call.


    SUMMARY: NMFS announces a public meeting of the General Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) on May 27, 2016, and a public meeting of the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the GAC on May 26, 2016. Additionally, NMFS announces a public conference call of the GAC and SAS on May 3, 2016. The meeting and call topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

    DATES: The meeting of the SAS will be held on May 26, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). The meeting of the GAC will be held on May 27, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT (or until business is concluded). The conference call with the SAS and GAC will be held on May 3, 2016, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (or until business is concluded).

    ADDRESSES: The GAC and SAS meetings will be held in the Pacific Conference Room (Room 300) at NMFS, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California 92037-1508. Please notify Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by May 20, 2016, if you plan to attend either or both meetings in person or remotely. The meetings will be accessible by webinar--instructions will be emailed to meeting participants. The call will be held via conference line: 1-888-790-6181, passcode: 34214.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Debevec, West Coast Region, NMFS, at Taylor.Debevec@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980-4066.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-21/html/2016-09284.htm

  • Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.


    SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a public meeting.

    DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 7491-A New Ridge Road, Hanover, MD, (410) 878-7200.

    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331 or on their Web site at www.mafmc.org.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526-5255.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-19/html/2016-08971.htm

  • Defense

  • Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

    AGENCY: Department of Defense.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce an open meeting of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). This meeting will be open to the public.

    DATES: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: 801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Herb Nelson, SERDP Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 17D08, Alexandria, VA 22350-3605; or by telephone at (571) 372-6565.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150. This notice is published in accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463).

    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis.

    The purpose of the June 8, 2016 meeting is to review continuing and new start research and development projects requesting Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program funds as required by the SERDP Statute, U.S. Code--Title 10, Subtitle A, Part IV, Chapter 172, Sec. 2904.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-22/html/2016-09408.htm

  • Environmental Protection Agency

  • Good Neighbor Environmental Board; Notification of Public Advisory Committee Teleconference

    AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION: Notice of public advisory committee teleconference.


    SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92- 463, notice is hereby given that the Good Neighbor Environmental Board (Board) will hold a public teleconference on Friday, May 20 from 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. For further information regarding the teleconference and background materials, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at the number and email provided below.

    Background: The Good Neighbor Environmental Board is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463. By statute, the Board is required to submit an annual report to the President on environmental and infrastructure issues along the U.S. border with Mexico.

    Purpose of Meeting: The purpose of this teleconference is to continue discussion on the Good Neighbor Environmental Board's Seventeenth Report to the President, which will focus on climate change resilience in the U.S.-Mexico border region.

    General Information: The agenda and teleconference materials, as well as general information about the Board, can be found at http://www2.epa.gov/faca/gneb. If you wish to make oral comments or submit written comments to the Board, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at least five days prior to the teleconference.

    Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at (202) 564-4330 or email at gantner.ann-marie@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at least 10 days prior to the meeting to give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as much time as possible to process your request.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-21/html/2016-09291.htm

  • Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science and Information Subcommittee

    AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a public teleconference of the Science and Information Subcommittee (SIS) to the Great Lakes Advisory Board (Board). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) covering FY15-19 and other relevant matters.

    DATES: The teleconference will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Central Time, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. An opportunity will be provided to the public to comment.

    ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be held by teleconference only. The teleconference number is: 1-877-226-9607; participant code: 605 016 6037.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information regarding this teleconference may contact Rita Cestaric, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), by email at cestaric.rita@epa.gov. General information on the GLRI, the Board and SIS can be found at http://glri.us/public.html.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-22/html/2016-09452.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • National Cancer Institute; Notice of Open Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee.

    The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. The meeting will also be videocast and can be accessed from the NIH Videocasting and Podcasting Web site (http://videocast.nih.gov/).

    Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee.

    Date: July 13, 2016.

    Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Strategic Discussion of NCI's Clinical and Translational Research Programs.

    Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, C-Wing, 6th Floor, Room 9 and 10, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.

    Contact Person: Sheila A. Prindiville, MD, MPH Director, Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 6W136, Rockville, MD 20850, 240-276-6173, prindivs@mail.nih.gov.

    Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.

    In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver's license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit.

    Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/ctac/ctac.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-19/html/2016-08949.htm

  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council.

    The meeting will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.

    The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

    Name of Committee: National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council.

    Date: May 24-25, 2016.

    Open: May 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

    Agenda: Discussion of program policies and issues.

    Place: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium, 111 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.

    Closed: May 25, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications.

    Place: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium, 111 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.

    Contact Person: Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D., Interim Director, Division of Extramural Research & Training, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 615 Davis Dr., KEY615/3112, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, (919) 541- 4980, collman@niehs.nih.gov.

    Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.

    Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/boards/naehsc/, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-04-21/html/2016-09222.htm

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