Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Executive Order 11423, as Amended; Notice of Receipt of Application for an Amendment to a Presidential Permit To Allow the Crossing of Non-Radioactive Hazardous Materials Across the World Trade Bridge in the City of Laredo, Texas, 40821 [2013-16333]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Chang Suh, Alumni Outreach Specialist, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. Department of State; SA–5, Room C2–C20; Washington, DC 20522–0503, who may be reached on 202–632–6183 or at SuhCH@state.gov. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Exchange Programs Alumni Web site Registration • OMB Control Number: 1405–0192 • Type of Request: Extension of an Approved Request • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, ECA/ P/A • Form Number: DS–7006 • Respondents: Exchange program alumni and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs • Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000 • Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000 • Average Time Per Response: 10 minutes • Total Estimated Burden Time: 3,333 hours • Frequency: One time per respondent • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:27 Jul 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: The International Exchange Alumni Web site requires information to process users’ voluntary request for participation in the International Exchange Alumni Web site. Other than contact exchange program information, which is required for Web site registration, all other information is provided on a voluntary basis. Participants also have the option of restricting access to their information. Respondents to this registration form are U.S. government-sponsored exchange program participants and alumni. Alumni Affairs collects data from users to not only verify their status or participation in a program, but to help alumni network with one another and aid embassy staff in their alumni outreach. Methodology: Information provided for registration is collected electronically via the Alumni Web site, alumni.state.gov. Additional Information: International Exchange Alumni is a secure, encrypted Web site. Dated: July 1, 2013. Tania Chomiak-Salvi, Director, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–16335 Filed 7–5–13; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8373] Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Executive Order 11423, as Amended; Notice of Receipt of Application for an Amendment to a Presidential Permit To Allow the Crossing of Non-Radioactive Hazardous Materials Across the World Trade Bridge in the City of Laredo, Texas Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: The Department of State hereby gives notice that it has received an application for an amendment to the existing Presidential permit to allow the crossing of non-hazardous radioactive materials (HAZMAT) across the World Trade Bridge between the City of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This application has been filed by the City of Laredo, the original permittee for the World Trade Bridge. A Presidential permit for the World Trade Bridge crossing was issued by the Department of State on October 7, 1994. The Department of State’s jurisdiction with respect to this application is based upon the International Bridge Act of 1972, 33 U.S.C. 535 et seq., and Executive Order 11423, dated August 16, 1968, as amended. The Department of State has determined that, under Executive Order 11423, an amended Presidential permit is required to allow the transit of HAZMATs as this constitutes a substantial change to the operations of the crossing as authorized by the existing Presidential permit. As provided in E.O. 11423, the Department is circulating the City of Laredo’s application, along with the EA, to concerned agencies for comment. Under E.O. 11423, the Department has the responsibility to determine, taking into account input from these agencies and other stakeholders, whether issuance of an amendment to the Presidential Permit would serve the national interest. Interested members of the public are invited to submit written comments regarding this application on or before August 7, 2013 to MexicoCrossingComm@State.gov or to Peter Marigliano, Border Affairs Officer, WHA/MEX, HST Room 1329A, Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20520. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 4701–05–P ACTION: 40821 Sfmt 9990 Peter Marigliano, Border Affairs Officer, WHA/MEX, HST Room 1329A, Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20520. Telephone: (202) 647–9895, email: WHABorderAffairs@state.gov. The application and related documents are available for review in the Office of Mexican Affairs, Border Affairs Unit, Department of State, during normal business hours throughout the comment period. Any questions related to this notice may be addressed to Mr. Marigliano using the contact information above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 27, 2013. Hugo F. Rodriguez, Acting Director, Office of Mexican Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–16333 Filed 7–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8373]


Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Executive Order 11423, as 
Amended; Notice of Receipt of Application for an Amendment to a 
Presidential Permit To Allow the Crossing of Non-Radioactive Hazardous 
Materials Across the World Trade Bridge in the City of Laredo, Texas

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State hereby gives notice that it has 
received an application for an amendment to the existing Presidential 
permit to allow the crossing of non-hazardous radioactive materials 
(HAZMAT) across the World Trade Bridge between the City of Laredo, 
Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This application has been 
filed by the City of Laredo, the original permittee for the World Trade 
Bridge. A Presidential permit for the World Trade Bridge crossing was 
issued by the Department of State on October 7, 1994.
    The Department of State's jurisdiction with respect to this 
application is based upon the International Bridge Act of 1972, 33 
U.S.C. 535 et seq., and Executive Order 11423, dated August 16, 1968, 
as amended. The Department of State has determined that, under 
Executive Order 11423, an amended Presidential permit is required to 
allow the transit of HAZMATs as this constitutes a substantial change 
to the operations of the crossing as authorized by the existing 
Presidential permit.
    As provided in E.O. 11423, the Department is circulating the City 
of Laredo's application, along with the EA, to concerned agencies for 
comment. Under E.O. 11423, the Department has the responsibility to 
determine, taking into account input from these agencies and other 
stakeholders, whether issuance of an amendment to the Presidential 
Permit would serve the national interest.
    Interested members of the public are invited to submit written 
comments regarding this application on or before August 7, 2013 to 
MexicoCrossingComm@State.gov or to Peter Marigliano, Border Affairs 
Officer, WHA/MEX, HST Room 1329A, Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., 
Washington, DC 20520.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Marigliano, Border Affairs 
Officer, WHA/MEX, HST Room 1329A, Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., 
Washington, DC 20520. Telephone: (202) 647-9895, email: WHA-BorderAffairs@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The application and related documents are 
available for review in the Office of Mexican Affairs, Border Affairs 
Unit, Department of State, during normal business hours throughout the 
comment period. Any questions related to this notice may be addressed 
to Mr. Marigliano using the contact information above.

    Dated: June 27, 2013.
Hugo F. Rodriguez,
Acting Director, Office of Mexican Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-16333 Filed 7-5-13; 8:45 am]
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