Commerce

  • Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting

    AGENCY: National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice for open public virtual meeting, correction with a change of date, and request for comments.


    SUMMARY: This serves as a correction and notice of a new meeting for the Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) who will have a virtual public meeting on April 28, 1 p.m. EDT, by webinar. This announcement is a correction and replaces the prior public meeting notice for a meeting scheduled for April 28-30, 2020. The meeting originally scheduled for April 28-30, 2020, which will focus on Hawaii and the Pacific, has been postponed to the week of September 21, 2020, in Oahu, Hawaii. For the virtual public meeting on April 28, 2020, 1 p.m. EDT, the public comments are requested in advance and/or during the public comment period. Information about the HSRP meetings, agendas, presentations, and advance webinar registration, is posted and updated online. The meeting documents will be available for downloading prior to the meeting at: https://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsrp/hsrp.html and https://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsrp/meetings.html.

    DATES: The virtual public meeting is on April 28, 2020, 1 p.m. EDT.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be conducted by webinar. The agenda, speakers and times are subject to change. For updates, please check online at the web page below or sign up to receive meeting emails. To receive the meeting announcements by email, including the agenda, please sign up via the tab for "Meeting Sign Up Information" on the meeting web page at https://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsrp/meeting-webinar-2020.html or send an email to Virginia.Dentler@noaa.gov.

    Advance registration is required for the April 28, 2020, webinar and can be found via the link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/6546237546550851853.

    Public comments are encouraged and individuals or groups who would like to submit advance written statements should email their comments to hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov, Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov, and Virginia.Dentler@noaa.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynne Mersfelder-Lewis, HSRP program manager, National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3 #6413, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, or email: hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov, Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov, phone 240-533-0064, and Virginia.Dentler@noaa.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-08/html/2020-07352.htm

  • Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Meeting

    AGENCY: Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Department of Commerce (DOC).

    ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


    SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on the topics identified in the section on Matters to Be Considered.

    DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

    ADDRESSES: This will be a virtual meeting. Information about how to participate will be posted to the OEAB website at http://oeab.noaa.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, (206) 526-6950.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-08/html/2020-07337.htm

  • Environmental Protection Agency

  • National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation

    AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting teleconference.


    SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gives notice of a public meeting of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) and the Government Advisory Committee (GAC). The NAC and GAC provide advice the EPA Administrator a broad range of environmental policy, technology, and management issues. NAC/ GAC members represent academia, business/industry, non-governmental organizations, and state, local and tribal governments. The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice to the EPA Administrator, regarding the draft 2021-2025 Strategic Plan of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). A copy of the meeting agenda will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/faca/nac-gac. Due to unforeseen administrative circumstances, EPA is announcing this meeting with less than 15 calendar days notice.

    DATES: NAC/GAC will hold a public teleconference on April 10, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (EST).

    ADDRESSES: This meeting will be broadcasted via teleconference only. To gain access to the meeting please contact Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer for the NAC/GAC at 202-564-0347 or carrillo.oscar@epa.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oscar Carrillo, Program Analyst, carrillo.oscar@epa.gov, (202) 564-0347, U.S. EPA, Office of Resources, Operations and Management; Federal Advisory Committee Management Division (MC1601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-07/html/2020-07219.htm

  • Request for Nominations to the National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation

    AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION: Notice of Request for Nominations.


    SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Committee (NAC) and the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Vacancies on these two committees are expected to be selected by the spring of 2020. Please submit nominations by May 8, 2020. Additional sources may be utilized in the solicitation of nominees.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1601-M), Washington, DC 20460; telephone (202) 564-0347; fax (202) 564-8129; email carrillo.oscar@epa.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-10/html/2020-07527.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • Meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group

    AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) will hold a meeting. The meeting will be open to the public. For this meeting, the TBDWG will review the work of the Public Comment and Federal Inventory Subcommittees and the chapters being developed for the 2020 report to Congress on federal tick-borne activities and research.

    DATES: The meeting will be held online via webcast on April 27, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET (times are tentative and subject to change). The confirmed times and agenda items for the meeting will be posted on the TBDWG web page at https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/meetings/2020-4-27/index.html when this information becomes available.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Berger, Designated Federal Officer for the TBDWG; Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Mary E Switzer Building, 330 C Street SW, Suite L600, Washington, DC 20024. Email: tickbornedisease@hhs.gov; Phone: 202-795-7608.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-09/html/2020-07438.htm

  • National Science Foundation

  • Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering

    AGENCY: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation.

    ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


    SUMMARY: The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to request renewal of the Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (OMB Control Number 3145- 0062). In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, NSF is providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comments, NSF will prepare the submission requesting that OMB approve clearance of this collection for three years.

    DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by June 5, 2020 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Send comments to the address below.

    FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR COMMENTS: Contact Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 18200, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone (703) 292-7556; or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including Federal holidays). You also may obtain a copy of the data collection instrument and instructions from Ms. Plimpton.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-06/html/2020-07156.htm

  • Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board

    The National Science Board's Executive Committee (EC), pursuant to National Science Foundation regulations (45 CFR part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1862n-5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice of the scheduling of a teleconference for the transaction of National Science Board business, as follows:

    TIME & DATE: Friday, April 10, 2020, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT.

    PLACE: This meeting will be held by teleconference through the National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. An audio link will be available for the public. Members of the public must contact the Board Office to request the public audio link at least 24 hours prior to the teleconference. The email address for the request is given below.

    STATUS: Open.

    MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Acting Committee Chair's opening remarks; approval of Executive Committee minutes of January 10, 2020; approval of Executive Committee annual report; and discuss issues and topics for an agenda of the NSB meetings scheduled for May 5-6, 2020.

    CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Point of contact for this meeting is: James Hamos, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. Telephone: 703/292-8000. Members of the public must contact the National Science Board Office to request the public audio link by sending an email to nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov at least 24 hours prior to the teleconference. Meeting information and updates may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/notices/.jsp#sunshine. Please refer to the National Science Board website at www.nsf.gov/nsb for general information.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-04-07/html/2020-07349.htm

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