• Notice of Proposed Revisions to the National Handbook of Conservation Practices for the Natural Resources Conservation Service

    AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA.

    ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment.

    SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is giving notice that it intends to issue a series of revised conservation practice standards in the National Handbook of Conservation Practices (NHCP). NRCS is also giving the public an opportunity to provide comments on specified conservation practice standards in NHCP.

    DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by April 23, 2020.

    ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include the volume, date, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:

    Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to and search for docket ID NRCS-2020-0001. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

    Mail, or Hand Delivery: Mr. Bill Reck, National Environmental Engineer, Conservation Engineering Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, NRCS, 1400 Independence Avenue, South Building, Room 6136, Washington, DC 20250.

    NRCS will post all comments on

    The copies of the proposed revised standards are available through by accessing Docket No. NRCS-2020-0001. Alternatively, the proposed revised standards can be downloaded or printed from

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Bill Reck, (202) 720-4485; or

  • Commerce

  • South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

    ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

    SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee's Socio- Economic Panel (SEP) from April 8-9, 2020.

    DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar April 8, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. and April 9, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.


    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email:

  • Energy

  • DOE/Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee; Meeting

    AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

    ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

    SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

    DATES: Thursday, April 16, 2020; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held digitally via webcast using Zoom. Instructions for Zoom, as well as any updates to meeting times or meeting agenda, can be found on the BERAC meeting website at:

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Tristram West, Designated Federal Officer, BERAC, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, SC-23/Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-1290. Phone 301-903-5155; fax (301) 903-5051 or email:

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • NASA Advisory Council; Human Explorations and Operations Committee; Meeting

    AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

    ACTION: Notice of meeting.

    SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Human Explorations and Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.

    DATES: Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. All times listed are Eastern Time.

    ADDRESSES: Meeting will be virtual only. See dial-in and WebEx information below under Supplementary Information.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Bette Siegel, Designated Federal Officer, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. Email is and phone is 202-358-2245.

  • National Science Foundation

  • Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education

    AGENCY: Office of Integrative Activities, Office of the Director, National Science Foundation.

    ACTION: Notice of open meeting: Cancellation.

    SUMMARY: On February 21, 2020, the National Science Foundation published a notice of open meeting announcing a meeting on March 25-26, 2020 of the Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education. This notice announces the cancellation of this meeting.

    DATES: The meeting scheduled for March 25-26, 2020, announced in the February 21, 2020, issue of the Federal Register (FR Doc. 2020-03469, 85 FR 10197), is cancelled.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Schottel, Executive Secretary, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314; Phone: (703) 292-4798; email:

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