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Federal Register Summary for the Week of 24-28 April 2006

Federal Register Summary for the Week of 24-28 April


Sea Turtle Conservation; Public Hearing Notification

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

SUMMARY: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is announcing its intent to hold a public hearing to inform interested parties of the proposed modifications to Federal regulations affecting pound net leaders in the Virginia Chesapeake Bay and to accept public comments on this action.

DATES: NMFS will hold a public hearing at the Double Tree Hotel Virginia Beach, on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at 7 p.m., eastern daylight time.

ADDRESSES: The Double Tree Hotel Virginia Beach is located at 1900 Pavilion Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (ph..757-422-8900). Written comments on this action may be submitted on this proposed Rule.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pasquale Scida (ph. 978-281-9208), NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930.



Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of Two Public Teleconferences and a Meeting of the Science Advisory Board Environmental Engineering Committee

SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two public teleconferences and a face-to-face meeting of the SAB Environmental Engineering Committee to provide advice on the Sustainability Research Strategy and the associated multi-year research plan, Science and Technology for Sustainability. Agendas and documents will be posted on the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab prior to the teleconferences and face-to-face meeting.

DATES: Public teleconferences of the SAB Environmental Engineering Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2006, from noon to 4 p.m. eastern time and Tuesday August 1, 2006 from 1 to 4 eastern time. The face-to-face public meeting will be held June 13-15, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. eastern standard time on the first two days, ending at 3 p.m. on the final day.

ADDRESSES: The public teleconferences will take place via telephone only. The public face-to-face meeting will be held at the SAB Conference Center, 1025 F Street, NW., Suite 3700, Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General information concerning the SAB can be found on the SAB Web Site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab. Members of the public who wish to obtain the call-in number and access code for the teleconferences, or further information concerning the public face- to-face meeting may contact Ms. Kathleen White, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), by mail at EPA SAB Staff Office U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at (202) 343-9878; by fax at (202) 233-0643; or by e-mail at .


Air Quality Management Subcommittee to the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC); Notice of Meeting

SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the CAAAC on November 19, 1990, to provide independent advice and counsel to EPA on policy issues associated with implementation of the Clean Air Act of 1990. The Committee advises on economic, environmental, technical, scientific, and enforcement policy issues.

Open Meeting Notice: The Clean Air Act Advisory Committee will hold its next open meeting on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19, 2006 from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1101 Slater Road Suite 200, Durham, North Carolina.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information concerning the Air Quality Management subcommittee to the CAAAC, please contact Mr. Jeffrey Whitlow, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. EPA (919) 541-5523, FAX (919) 685-3307 or by mail at U.S. EPA, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (Mail Code C 301-04), 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, or e-mail at: . Additional Information about the CAAAC and its subcommittees can be found on the CAAAC Web Site: http://www.epa.gov/air/caaac.



Institute of Museum and Library Services

Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

SUMMARY: Pursuant to Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Planning and Review Act, the Institute of Museum and Library Services publishes this regulatory agenda describing agency regulations under development or review.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy E. Weiss, General Counsel, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20036; e-mail: , or call (202) 653-4640.


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