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DATES: March 14, 2006, 1–4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, Interstate I–80, 7838 South Highway #281, Grand Island, NE 68803. The Council Coordinator is located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501–4075, Arlington, Virginia 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Smith, Council Coordinator, (703) 358–1784 or dbhc@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101– 233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-Federal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12217 approval by, the Commission. Proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available through the NAWCA Web site at http://birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent nonFederal matching funds. Canadian and U.S. Small grant proposals will be considered at the Council meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting is June 14, 2006. Dated: February 6, 2006. Paul Schmidt, Assistant Director—Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. E6–3320 Filed 3–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on February 28, 2006, a proposed decree in United States, the State of West Virginia, and the State of Ohio v. Elkem Metals Company L.P., Ferro Invest III Inc., Ferro Invest II LLC, and Erament Marietta Inc., Civil Action No. 2:03–CV– 529, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. In this action, the United States sought injunctive relief and civil penalties under Section 309(b) and (d) of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1319(b) and (d), against Elkem Metals Company L.P., its two general partners, and Eramet Marietta Inc. for violations of Section 301 of the Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311, and the terms and conditions of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (‘‘NPDES’’) permit for the Marietta, Ohio, ferro-alloy manufacturing facility formerly owned by Elkem Metals and now owned by Eramet Marietta. In addition, the United States, the State of West Virginia, and the State of Ohio, as trustees for natural resources, sought damages from the Defendants for injury to natural resources resulting from wastewater discharges from the Marietta, Ohio, facility, under section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a). Under the proposed Consent Decree, Defendants would pay a total of $3.25 million to resolve the various claims: $2,040,000 will be paid into the Department of the Interior’s Natural Resources Damage Assessment and E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 46 (Thursday, March 9, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


North American Wetlands Conservation Council Meeting Announcement

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) 
will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) 
grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation 
Commission (Commission). The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: March 14, 2006, 1-4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, Interstate I-
80, 7838 South Highway 281, Grand Island, NE 68803. The 
Council Coordinator is located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501-4075, Arlington, Virginia 
22203.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Smith, Council Coordinator, 
(703) 358-1784 or dbhc@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101-233, 
103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-
Federal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, 
enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final 
funding approval by, the Commission. Proposal due dates, application 
instructions, and eligibility requirements are available through the 
NAWCA Web site at http://birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a 
minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. Canadian and U.S. 
Small grant proposals will be considered at the Council meeting. The 
tentative date for the Commission meeting is June 14, 2006.

    Dated: February 6, 2006.
Paul Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds.
 [FR Doc. E6-3320 Filed 3-8-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P