Estuary Habitat Restoration Council; Open Meeting, 6059 [06-1050]

Download as PDF rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 24 / Monday, February 6, 2006 / Notices b. Improve water quality by developing treatment wetlands to treat effluent river flows. c. Restore and re-connect fragmented wetland habitats. d. Within the Los Angeles Basin, maintain and improve current levels of flood protection. e. Protect the community’s cultural and historic resources along this reach of the River, while improving connectivity and public access to historical and cultural sites in this area. f. Visually improve the River’s scenic values through environmental restoration. g. Improve linkages to existing recreational features in the vicinity of the River, and enhance open space along the River. h. Better manage, optimize and conserve water resources. i. Restore, protect, and augment habitat quality, quantity, and connectivity. Based on these objectives, the programmatic EIS/EIR would evaluate a range of potential alternative sites as a basis for selecting site specific improvements. 4. Scoping Process. a. Potential impacts associated with the proposed action will be evaluated. Resource categories that will be analyzed include: land use, physical environment, geology, biological resources, agricultural resources, air quality, ground water, recreational usage, aesthetics, cultural resources, transportation, communications, hazardous waste, socioeconomics and safety. b. Participation of affected Federal, State and local resource agencies, native American groups and concerned interest groups/individuals is encouraged in the scoping process. Time and location of the Public Scoping meetings will be announced by means of letters, public announcements and news releases. Public participation will be especially important in defining the scope of analysis in the EIS/EIR, identifying potentially significant environmental issues, and obtaining relevant published and unpublished data, gathering personal input on relevant issues, and identifying acceptable mitigative measures for proposed actions. Those interested in providing information or data relevant to the environmental or social impacts to be included or considered in the environmental analysis can furnish this information by writing to the points of contact indicated above, or by attending a public scoping meeting. A mailing list will also be established so pertinent data may be distributed to interested parties. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:55 Feb 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: January 27, 2006. Mark R. Blackburn, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Deputy District Engineer. [FR Doc. 06–1052 Filed 2–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–KF–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Estuary Habitat Restoration Council; Open Meeting Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 105(h) of the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000, (Title I, Pub. L. 106–457), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held February 21, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be in room 3M60/70 in the GAO building located at 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ellen Cummings, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314–1000, (202) 761–4750; or Ms. Cynthia Garman-Squier, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), Washington, DC, (703) 695– 6791. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Estuary Habitat Restoration Council consists of representatives of five agencies. These are the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Agriculture, and Army. The duties of the Council include soliciting, reviewing, and evaluating project proposals, and submitting to the Secretary of the Army a prioritized list of projects recommended for construction. Agenda topics will include decisions on recommending additional proposals to the Secretary of the Army for funding, a brief update on projects previously recommended, a discussion of minor changes to be incorporated in the next solicitation for proposals, and a report on the habitat trends report produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Current security measures require that persons interested in attending the meeting must pre-register with use PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6059 before 2 p.m. February 16, 2006. We cannot guarantee access for requests received after that time. Please contact Ellen Cummings to pre-register. When leaving a voice mail message please provide the name of the individual attending, the company or agency represented, and a telephone number, in case there are any questions. The public should enter on the ‘‘G’’ Street side of the GAO building. All attendees are required to show photo identification and must be escorted to the meeting room by Corps personnel. Attendee’s bags and other possessions are subject to being searched. All attendees arriving between one-half hour before and onehalf hour after 10 a.m. will be escorted to the meeting. Those who are not preregistered and/or arriving later than the allotted time will be unable to attend the public meeting. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 06–1050 Filed 2–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–92–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, State Agencies for the Approval of Public Postsecondary Vocational Education, and State Agencies for the Approval of Nurse Education National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, Department of Education (The Advisory Committee). AGENCY: What Is the Purpose of This Notice? The purpose of this notice is to invite written comments on accrediting agencies and State approval agencies whose applications to the Secretary for renewed recognition, requests for an expansion of the scope of recognition, or reports will be reviewed at the Advisory Committee meeting to be held on June 5–7, 2006, at the Hilton Arlington Hotel, 950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, Virginia. Where Should I Submit My Comments? Please submit your written comments by mail, fax, or e-mail no later than March 8, 2006 to Ms. Robin Greathouse, Accreditation and State Liaison. You may contact her at the U.S. Department of Education, Room 7105, MS 8509, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, telephone: (202) 219–7011, fax: (202) 219–7005, or e-mail: Robin.Greathouse@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339. E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


Estuary Habitat Restoration Council; Open Meeting

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION:  Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 105(h) of the Estuary Restoration 
Act of 2000, (Title I, Pub. L. 106-457), announcement is made of the 
forthcoming meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council. The 
meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held February 21, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 
11:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be in room 3M60/70 in the GAO building 
located at 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ellen Cummings, Headquarters, U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314-1000, (202) 761-4750; or 
Ms. Cynthia Garman-Squier, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the 
Army (Civil Works), Washington, DC, (703) 695-6791.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Estuary Habitat Restoration Council 
consists of representatives of five agencies. These are the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Protection 
Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Agriculture, and 
Army. The duties of the Council include soliciting, reviewing, and 
evaluating project proposals, and submitting to the Secretary of the 
Army a prioritized list of projects recommended for construction.
    Agenda topics will include decisions on recommending additional 
proposals to the Secretary of the Army for funding, a brief update on 
projects previously recommended, a discussion of minor changes to be 
incorporated in the next solicitation for proposals, and a report on 
the habitat trends report produced by the National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration.
    Current security measures require that persons interested in 
attending the meeting must pre-register with use before 2 p.m. February 
16, 2006. We cannot guarantee access for requests received after that 
time. Please contact Ellen Cummings to pre-register. When leaving a 
voice mail message please provide the name of the individual attending, 
the company or agency represented, and a telephone number, in case 
there are any questions. The public should enter on the ``G'' Street 
side of the GAO building. All attendees are required to show photo 
identification and must be escorted to the meeting room by Corps 
personnel. Attendee's bags and other possessions are subject to being 
searched. All attendees arriving between one-half hour before and one-
half hour after 10 a.m. will be escorted to the meeting. Those who are 
not pre-registered and/or arriving later than the allotted time will be 
unable to attend the public meeting.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-1050 Filed 2-3-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-92-M