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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 27, 2008 / Notices SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA–1754–DR), dated May 9, 2008, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 9, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated May 9, 2008, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Oklahoma resulting from severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of April 9–28, 2008, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Oklahoma. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you deem appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, except for any particular projects that are eligible for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the FEMA Public Assistance Pilot Program instituted pursuant to 6 U.S.C. § 777. If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later requested and warranted, Federal funding under that program also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Justin A. Dombrowski, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. The following areas of the State of Oklahoma have been designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 May 23, 2008 Jkt 214001 Adair, Caddo, Coal, Delaware, Haskell, Hughes, Johnston, Latimer, Logan, Love, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okfuskee, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pittsburg, Pushmataha, Rogers, Seminole, Sequoyah, Tillman, and Wagoner Counties for Public Assistance. All counties within the State of Oklahoma are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidential Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidential Declared Disaster Assistance—Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidential Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E8–11690 Filed 5–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket Nos. TSA–2006–24191; Coast Guard–2006–24196] Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Paulsboro, NJ; Paducah, KY; Marquette, MI; Valdez, AK; St. Croix, VI; and Coos Bay, OR Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast Guard; DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Paulsboro, NJ; Paducah, KY; Marquette, MI; Valdez, AK; St. Croix, VI; and Coos Bay, OR. DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Paulsboro, Paducah, and Marquette on May 29, 2008; Valdez on June 4, 2008; St. Croix on June 5, 2008; and Coos Bay on June 11, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the TWIC Final Rule, identified by the PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30415 docket numbers of this notice, using any one of the following methods. (1) Searching the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Web page at www.regulations.gov; (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office’s Web page at http:// www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html; or (3) Visiting TSA’s Security Regulations Web page at http:// www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ‘‘Research Center’’ at the top of the page. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Orgill, TSA–19, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220. Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC Program, (571) 227–4545; e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov. Background The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), issued a joint final rule (72 FR 3492; January 25, 2007) pursuant to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Pub. L. 109–347 (October 13, 2006). This rule requires all credentialed merchant mariners and individuals with unescorted access to secure areas of a regulated facility or vessel to obtain a TWIC. In this final rule, on page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment approach based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to implement the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice in the Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific location will begin and when it is expected to terminate. This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at the Ports of Paulsboro, NJ, Paducah, KY, and Marquette, MI on May 29, 2008; Valdez, AK on June 4, 2008; St. Croix, VI on June 5, 2008; and Coos Bay, OR on June 11, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Delaware Bay, including those in the Port of Paulsboro; Captain of the Port Zone Ohio Valley, including those in the Port of Paducah; Captain of the Port Zone Sault Ste. Marie, including those in the Port of Marquette; Captain of the Port Zone Prince William Sound, including those in the Port of Valdez; Captain of the Port Zone San Juan, including those in the Port of St. Croix; and Captain of the Port Zone Portland, including those in the E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 30416 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 27, 2008 / Notices Port of Coos Bay must comply with the portions of the final rule requiring TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice will be published at least 90 days before compliance is required. To obtain information on the preenrollment and enrollment process, and enrollment locations, visit TSA’s TWIC Web site at http://www.tsa.gov/twic. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection notice announcing a pilot international registered traveler program, then referred to as International Registered Traveler (IRT), to be operated by CBP to allow for the expedited clearance of preapproved low-risk air travelers into the United States. It was further announced that the pilot will begin on June 10, 2008, and will initially be conducted at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, New York; the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas; and the Washington Dulles International Airport, Sterling, Virginia, and may expand to other locations as announced. All aspects of the program as described in the April 11 notice are still in effect except for the changes set forth in this notice. Applications started being accepted for the pilot on May 12, 2008, and are still being accepted. Comments will be accepted throughout the duration of the pilot to the addresses provided in the April 11, 2008 notice. [Docket No. USCBP–2006–0037] Revisions to Previous Notice International Registered Traveler Pilot Program Name Changed to Global Entry; Program Starting Date Accelerated; Changes to Enrollment Center Information This notice is to inform the public of three changes relating to the April 11, 2008 announcement: The name of the program has been changed to ‘‘Global Entry’’, and the operation of the pilot will commence on June 6, 2008, four days earlier than the date announced in the April 11, 2008 notice. This notice also updates the contact information for the Enrollment Center at Washington Dulles International Airport, Sterling, Virginia. The new telephone number for that location is 703–661–2854; the new fax number is 703–661–0013. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on May 21, 2008. Rex Lovelady, Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration. [FR Doc. E8–11807 Filed 5–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Customs and Border Protection; Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: On April 11, 2008, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing a pilot international registered traveler program, then referred to as International Registered Traveler (IRT), to be operated by CBP to allow for the expedited clearance of preapproved low-risk air travelers into the United States. This notice announces that the program is now known as Global Entry and that the starting date of the pilot program has been moved up to June 6, 2008. This notice also updates the contact information for the Enrollment Center at Washington Dulles International Airport, Sterling, Virginia. DATES: The pilot will commence June 6, 2008. Applications currently are being accepted. Comments will be accepted throughout the duration of the pilot. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fiorella Michelucci, Office of Field Operations, (202) 344–2564 (not a tollfree number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 11, 2008, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register (73 FR 19861) a VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 May 23, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: May 20, 2008. W. Ralph Basham, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E8–11629 Filed 5–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–200–0777–XZ–241A] Call for a Nomination for Front Range Colorado Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Resource Advisory Council Call for a Nomination on Colorado’s Front Range. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request a public nomination for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC) specifically in ‘‘group 3,’’ for the PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Elected Official Position. The RAC provides advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands along the Front Range of Colorado. The BLM will consider public nominations for 30 days after the publication date of this notice. Send all nomination materials to the address below no later than June 27, 2008. DATES: Front Range RAC John Dow, Royal Gorge Field Office, BLM, 3028 E. Main St., Canon City, Colorado 81212 (719) 269–8559. ADDRESS/CONTACT: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1730) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to select 10 to 15 member citizen-based advisory councils that are consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by the FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR 1784.b. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State or States in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate the nominee based on their education, training, and experience and their knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. The nominee should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decisionmaking. The following must accompany all nominations: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations, —A completed background information nomination form, —Any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, the BLM Canon City Field Office will issue a press release providing additional information for submitting nominations. Dated: May 19, 2008. Roy L. Masinton, Field Manager, Royal Gorge Field Office. [FR Doc. E8–11745 Filed 5–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 102 (Tuesday, May 27, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30415-30416]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-11807]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket Nos. TSA-2006-24191; Coast Guard-2006-24196]


Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); 
Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Paulsboro, NJ; Paducah, KY; 
Marquette, MI; Valdez, AK; St. Croix, VI; and Coos Bay, OR

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast 
Guard; DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the 
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the 
dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of 
Paulsboro, NJ; Paducah, KY; Marquette, MI; Valdez, AK; St. Croix, VI; 
and Coos Bay, OR.

DATES: TWIC enrollment begins in Paulsboro, Paducah, and Marquette on 
May 29, 2008; Valdez on June 4, 2008; St. Croix on June 5, 2008; and 
Coos Bay on June 11, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the 
TWIC Final Rule, identified by the docket numbers of this notice, using 
any one of the following methods.
    (1) Searching the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Web page 
at www.regulations.gov;
    (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://
www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html; or
    (3) Visiting TSA's Security Regulations Web page at http://
www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ``Research Center'' at the top 
of the page.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Orgill, TSA-19, Transportation 
Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-
4220. Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC 
Program, (571) 227-4545; e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov.

Background

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United 
States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration 
(TSA), issued a joint final rule (72 FR 3492; January 25, 2007) 
pursuant to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Pub. L. 
107-295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and 
Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Pub. L. 109-
347 (October 13, 2006). This rule requires all credentialed merchant 
mariners and individuals with unescorted access to secure areas of a 
regulated facility or vessel to obtain a TWIC. In this final rule, on 
page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment approach 
based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to implement 
the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice in the 
Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific location will 
begin and when it is expected to terminate.
    This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at 
the Ports of Paulsboro, NJ, Paducah, KY, and Marquette, MI on May 29, 
2008; Valdez, AK on June 4, 2008; St. Croix, VI on June 5, 2008; and 
Coos Bay, OR on June 11, 2008. The Coast Guard will publish a separate 
notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the 
Captain of the Port Zone Delaware Bay, including those in the Port of 
Paulsboro; Captain of the Port Zone Ohio Valley, including those in the 
Port of Paducah; Captain of the Port Zone Sault Ste. Marie, including 
those in the Port of Marquette; Captain of the Port Zone Prince William 
Sound, including those in the Port of Valdez; Captain of the Port Zone 
San Juan, including those in the Port of St. Croix; and Captain of the 
Port Zone Portland, including those in the

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Port of Coos Bay must comply with the portions of the final rule 
requiring TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice 
will be published at least 90 days before compliance is required.
    To obtain information on the pre-enrollment and enrollment process, 
and enrollment locations, visit TSA's TWIC Web site at http://
www.tsa.gov/twic.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on May 21, 2008.
Rex Lovelady,
Program Manager, TWIC, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and 
Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration.
 [FR Doc. E8-11807 Filed 5-23-08; 8:45 am]
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