United States-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Board, 40098 [05-13653]

Download as PDF 40098 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 132 / Tuesday, July 12, 2005 / Notices Announcement/Application may be obtained upon request. Dated: July 6, 2005. George Dragnich, Director, Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and, Chair, U.S.-Egypt S&T Joint Board, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–13649 Filed 7–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5132] United States—Egypt Science and Technology Joint Board Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Public announcement of a science and technology program for competitive grants to support international, collaborative projects in science and technology between U.S. and Egyptian cooperators. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 5, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joan Mahoney, Program Administrator, U.S.—Egypt Science and Technology Grants Program, U.S. Embassy, Cairo/ ECPO, Unit 64900, Box 6, APO AE 09839–4900; phone: 011–(20–2) 797– 2925; fax: 011–(20–2) 797–3150; e-mail: mahoneyjm@state.gov. The 2005 Program Announcement, including proposal guidelines, will be available starting July 5, 2005 on the Joint Board web site: http:// www.usembassy.egnet.net/usegypt/ joint-st.htm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: This program is established under 22 U.S.C. 2656d and the Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt. A solicitation for this program will begin July 5, 2005. This program will provide modest grants for successfully competitive proposals for binational collaborative projects and other activities submitted by U.S. and Egyptian experts. Projects must help the United States and Egypt utilize science and apply technology by providing opportunities to exchange ideas, information, skills, and techniques, and to collaborate on scientific and technological endeavors of mutual interest and benefit. Proposals which fully meet the submission requirements as outlined in the Program Announcement will receive peer reviews. Proposals considered for SUMMARY: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:15 Jul 11, 2005 Jkt 205001 funding in Fiscal Year 2006 must be postmarked by October 3, 2005. All proposals will be considered; however, special consideration will be given to proposals that address priority areas defined/approved by the Joint Board. These include priorities in the areas of information technology, environmental technologies, biotechnology, energy, standards and metrology, and manufacturing technologies. More information on these priorities and copies of the Program Announcement/ Application may be obtained by request. Dated: July 6, 2005. George Dragnich, Director, Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and, Chair, U.S.—Egypt S&T Joint Board, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–13653 Filed 7–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [Docket OST–2005–21790] Soliciting Comments on and Interest in Participating in the Essential Air Service Code-Sharing Pilot Program Office of the Secretary, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Essential Air Service (EAS) program was created in 1978, as part of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, to ensure that small and isolated communities continued to receive air service by providing federal subsidy when necessary to maintain continuous service. 49 U.S.C. 41731. Vision 100— Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act, Pub. 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(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Transportation shall establish a pilot program under which the Secretary may require air carriers providing air service with compensation under subchapter II of chapter 417 of title 49, United States Code, and major carriers (as defined in section 41716(a)(2) of such title) serving large hub airports (as defined in section 40102 of such title) to participate in multiple code-share arrangements consistent with normal industry practice whenever and wherever the PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Secretary determines that such multiple code-sharing arrangements would improve air transportation services. (b) LIMITATION.—The Secretary may not require air carriers to participate in the pilot program under this section for more than 10 communities receiving service under subchapter II of chapter 417 of title 49, United States Code. This language appears to contemplate mandatory code-sharing between major carriers and carriers receiving EAS subsidy. The Department is interested in receiving comments concerning: (a) Interest by air carriers in participating in the pilot program, (b) suggestions as to how such a pilot program should be structured, and (c) potential consequences if the statutory language concerning code-share agreements was implemented. You should submit comments early enough to ensure that Docket Management receives them not later than 60 days after publication of this document. DATES: You may submit comments (identified by the DOT DMS Docket Number) by any of the following methods: • Web Site: http://dms.dot.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 132 (Tuesday, July 12, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 40098]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-13653]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5132]


United States--Egypt Science and Technology Joint Board

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Public announcement of a science and technology program for 
competitive grants to support international, collaborative projects in 
science and technology between U.S. and Egyptian cooperators.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 5, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joan Mahoney, Program Administrator, 
U.S.--Egypt Science and Technology Grants Program, U.S. Embassy, Cairo/
ECPO, Unit 64900, Box 6, APO AE 09839-4900; phone: 011-(20-2) 797-2925; 
fax: 011-(20-2) 797-3150; e-mail: mahoneyjm@state.gov.
    The 2005 Program Announcement, including proposal guidelines, will 
be available starting July 5, 2005 on the Joint Board web site: http://
www.usembassy.egnet.net/usegypt/joint-st.htm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: This program is established under 22 U.S.C. 2656d and 
the Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the 
Government of the United States of America and the Government of the 
Arab Republic of Egypt. A solicitation for this program will begin July 
5, 2005. This program will provide modest grants for successfully 
competitive proposals for binational collaborative projects and other 
activities submitted by U.S. and Egyptian experts. Projects must help 
the United States and Egypt utilize science and apply technology by 
providing opportunities to exchange ideas, information, skills, and 
techniques, and to collaborate on scientific and technological 
endeavors of mutual interest and benefit. Proposals which fully meet 
the submission requirements as outlined in the Program Announcement 
will receive peer reviews. Proposals considered for funding in Fiscal 
Year 2006 must be postmarked by October 3, 2005. All proposals will be 
considered; however, special consideration will be given to proposals 
that address priority areas defined/approved by the Joint Board. These 
include priorities in the areas of information technology, 
environmental technologies, biotechnology, energy, standards and 
metrology, and manufacturing technologies. More information on these 
priorities and copies of the Program Announcement/Application may be 
obtained by request.

    Dated: July 6, 2005.
George Dragnich,
Director, Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, Bureau of 
Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and, 
Chair, U.S.--Egypt S&T Joint Board, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 05-13653 Filed 7-11-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-09-P