International Joint Commission Announcement of Public Meetings, 69197 [05-22542]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 218 / Monday, November 14, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5224] International Joint Commission Announcement of Public Meetings Review of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement The governments of the United States and Canada have asked the International Joint Commission (IJC) to consult with the residents of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin to find out their views on what needs to be done to protect water quality in their area, and on the future of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between Canada and the United States expresses the commitment of each country to restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the waters of the Great Lakes basin ecosystem, including the international portion of the St. Lawrence River. The governments intend to launch a review of the operation and effectiveness of the Agreement in early 2006. The Agreement was first signed in 1972 and last amended in 1987. The International Joint Commission is holding 14 public meetings across the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin, conducting a Web Dialogue from November 29 to December 2 and accepting written and oral submissions until November 30. For more information, call toll-free at 1 866 813– 0642 or visit http://www.ijc.org/ glconsultations. • Monday, October 17 at 7 p.m. in ´ Montreal, Quebec, at City Hall, 275 Notre-Dame Street East • Monday, October 24 at 7 p.m. in Duluth, Minnesota, at the Central Hillside Community Center, 12 East 4th Street • Tuesday, October 25 at 7 p.m. in Thunder Bay, Ontario, at City Hall, 500 Donald Street East • Thursday, October 27 at 7 p.m. in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, in the City Council Chamber at the Civic Centre, 99 Foster Drive • Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in Bay City, Michigan, at City Hall, 301 Washington Avenue • Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in Green Bay, Wisconsin, at the KI Convention Center, 333 Main Street • Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois, in the Phelps Auditorium at the Shedd Aquarium, 1200 South Lake Shore Drive • Wednesday, November 2 at 3 p.m. in Detroit, Michigan, at the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, One Woodward Avenue, Suite 1900 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:36 Nov 10, 2005 Jkt 208001 • Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in Windsor, Ontario, at the Cleary International Centre, 201 Riverside Drive West • Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. in Cleveland, Ohio, in the Rotunda of City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue • Tuesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. in Quebec City, Quebec, at City Hall, 2 rue des Jardins • Tuesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. in Midland, Ontario, in the Council Chamber at the Municipal Building, 575 Dominion Avenue • Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m. in Toronto, Ontario, at City Hall, 100 Queen Street West • Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Rochester, New York, in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 30 Church Street Dated: November 7, 2005. Elizabeth C. Bourget, Secretary, United States Section, International Joint Commission, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–22542 Filed 11–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–14–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [OST Docket No. 2005–22114] RIN 2105–AD53 Standard Time Zone Boundary in the State of Indiana Office of the Secretary (OST), the Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public hearings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: To gather information concerning the effects of changing time zone boundaries in Indiana, DOT is holding four public hearings. This notice provides the dates, times, locations, and agenda for these public hearings. The objective of the hearings is to provide State and local government representatives and the public an opportunity to comment on DOT’s proposal concerning the time zone boundary in 18 Indiana counties. To aid us in our consideration of whether a time zone change would be ‘‘for the convenience of commerce,’’ which is the standard Congress established for these matters, DOT seeks comments on how the time zone change impacts on such things as economic, cultural, social, and civic activities and how time zone changes affect businesses, communication, transportation, and education. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69197 The hearing in Logansport will be held on November 13 from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm; in Terre Haute on November 14 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; in Jasper on November 16 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and in South Bend on November 21, 2005 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. To help us prepare for the meeting, all State and local government representatives must register in order to ensure an opportunity to speak at the hearings by November 10, 2005. If anyone needs a sign language interpreter, please let us know as soon as possible. To register or to request an interpreter for the hearings, please send an e-mail message to indianatime@dot.gov or call (202) 366–9283 and identify the hearing location at which you wish to speak. As announced previously, all written comments should be received by November 30, 2005, to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: The public hearings will be held at the following locations: • McHale Performing Arts Center, Logansport Community High School, 1 Berry Lane, Logansport, IN 46947. Phone: 574–753–4116 (http:// mchalepac.lcsc.k12.in.us) • Hulman Center Meeting Room Complex, Indiana State University, 200 North Eighth Street, (corner of 9th and Cherry Street) Terre Haute, IN 47809. Phone: 812–237–3770 (http:// indstate.edu) • Jasper Arts Center, 951 College Avenue, Jasper, IN 47546 (adjacent to Vincennes University, Jasper Campus) Phone: 812–482–3070 (http:// www.jasperindiana.gov) • Student Activity Center, Indiana University, South Bend Campus, 1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN 46634 Phone: 574–520–4872 (http:// www.iusb.edu/maps) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joanne Petrie, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Regulation and Enforcement, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room 10424, 400 Seventh Street, Washington, DC 20590, indianatime@dot.gov; (202) 366–9306. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a notice published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2005, (70 FR 62288), DOT tentatively proposed to move St. Joseph, Starke, Knox, Pike, and Perry Counties from the eastern time zone to the central time zone. DOT also tentatively proposed not to change the time zone boundary for Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Benton, White, Carroll, Cass, Vermillion, Sullivan, Daviess, Dubois, Martin, and Lawrence Counties, leaving them in the eastern time zone. The DATES: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5224]


International Joint Commission Announcement of Public Meetings

Review of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

    The governments of the United States and Canada have asked the 
International Joint Commission (IJC) to consult with the residents of 
the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin to find out their views on 
what needs to be done to protect water quality in their area, and on 
the future of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
    The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between Canada and the 
United States expresses the commitment of each country to restore and 
maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the waters 
of the Great Lakes basin ecosystem, including the international portion 
of the St. Lawrence River.
    The governments intend to launch a review of the operation and 
effectiveness of the Agreement in early 2006. The Agreement was first 
signed in 1972 and last amended in 1987.
    The International Joint Commission is holding 14 public meetings 
across the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin, conducting a Web 
Dialogue from November 29 to December 2 and accepting written and oral 
submissions until November 30. For more information, call toll-free at 
1 866 813-0642 or visit http://www.ijc.org/glconsultations.
     Monday, October 17 at 7 p.m. in Montr[eacute]al, Quebec, 
at City Hall, 275 Notre-Dame Street East
     Monday, October 24 at 7 p.m. in Duluth, Minnesota, at the 
Central Hillside Community Center, 12 East 4th Street
     Tuesday, October 25 at 7 p.m. in Thunder Bay, Ontario, at 
City Hall, 500 Donald Street East
     Thursday, October 27 at 7 p.m. in Sault Ste Marie, 
Ontario, in the City Council Chamber at the Civic Centre, 99 Foster 
Drive
     Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in Bay City, Michigan, at 
City Hall, 301 Washington Avenue
     Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in Green Bay, Wisconsin, at 
the KI Convention Center, 333 Main Street
     Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois, in 
the Phelps Auditorium at the Shedd Aquarium, 1200 South Lake Shore 
Drive
     Wednesday, November 2 at 3 p.m. in Detroit, Michigan, at 
the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, One Woodward Avenue, Suite 
1900
     Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in Windsor, Ontario, at 
the Cleary International Centre, 201 Riverside Drive West
     Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. in Cleveland, Ohio, in the 
Rotunda of City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue
     Tuesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. in Quebec City, Quebec, at 
City Hall, 2 rue des Jardins
     Tuesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. in Midland, Ontario, in the 
Council Chamber at the Municipal Building, 575 Dominion Avenue
     Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m. in Toronto, Ontario, at 
City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
     Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Rochester, New York, 
in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 30 Church Street

    Dated: November 7, 2005.
Elizabeth C. Bourget,
Secretary, United States Section, International Joint Commission, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 05-22542 Filed 11-10-05; 8:45 am]
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