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Download as PDF 35634 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 119 / Wednesday, June 21, 2006 / Notices Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Dated: June 15, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Type of Review: Extension. Title: Application for the Teacher Incentive Fund. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 40. Burden Hours: 3,200. Abstract: This application will be used to award grants to local education agencies, state education agencies, or partnerships with a local or state education agency for the purpose of creating a performance-based compensation system for teachers and principals. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Jun 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3141. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– 245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E6–9717 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Science; Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Department of Energy. Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee. Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Monday, July 10, 2006, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 11, 2006, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. David Thomassen (301–903–3251 david.thomassen@science.doe.gov) Designated Federal Officer, Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, SC–23/ Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290. The most current information concerning this meeting can be found on the Web site: http://www.science.doe.gov/ober/berac/ announce.html PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Purpose of the Meeting: To provide advice on a continuing basis to the Director, Office of Science of the Department of Energy, on the many complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the development and implementation of the Biological and Environmental Research Program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tentative Agenda: Monday, July 10, and Tuesday, July 11, 2006: • Comments from the Office of Science. • Report on Subcommittee review of Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL). • EMSL Dashboard—a way to measure science. • Science talk on atmospheric sciences, aerosols and Mexico City field campaign. • Science talk on biofuels and DOE biofuels workshop. • Report by Dr. David Thomassen, Acting Associate Director of Science for Biological and Environmental Research. • Updated status reports on BER for BERAC’s review of BER’s progress toward meeting its long-term performance goals. • New business. • Public comment (10 minute rule). Public Participation: The day and a half meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact David Thomassen at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule. Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, IE–190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 119 / Wednesday, June 21, 2006 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC on June 16, 2006. Rachel M. Samuel, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–9735 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on June 23, 2006. [Docket Nos. ER03–509–003, ER99–3197– 003, ER99–3077–003, ER92–521–001, ER01– 751–007, ER05–698–005, and ER04–1027– 001] Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9771 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Centennial Power, Inc.; BIV Generation Company, LLC; Colorado Power Partners; Hartwell Energy Limited Partnership; Mountain View Power Partners, LLC; San Joaquin Cogen LLC; and Rocky Mountain Power, Inc.; Notice of Filing jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES June 13, 2006. Take notice that on May 18, 2006, Centennial Power, Inc, BIV Generation Company, LLC; Colorado Power Partners; Hartwell Energy Limited Partnership; Mountain View Power Partners, LLC; San Joaquin Cogen LLC and Rocky Mountain Power, Inc. filed a notice of change in status to reflect the transfer by NAPG San Joaquin, LLC of its member interests in San Joaquin Cogen, LLC to Centennial Power, Inc. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Jun 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP06–387–000] Crossroads Pipeline Company; Notice of Proposed Changes in FERC Gas Tariff 35635 The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9782 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P June 13, 2006. Take notice that on June 8, 2006, Crossroads Pipeline Company (Crossroads) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, First Revised Volume No. 1, the following revised tariff sheets with a proposed effective date of July 8, 2006: First Revised Sheet No. 78. First Revised Sheet No. 79. Original Sheet No. 79A. First Revised Sheet No. 80. First Revised Sheet No. 81. First Revised Sheet No. 476. First Revised Sheet No. 556. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of section 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. ER06–911–000, ER06–911– 001; ER06–912–000, ER06–912–001; ER06– 913–000, ER06–913–001; ER06–914–000, ER06–914–001; ER06–915–000, ER06–915– 001] DC Energy Midwest, LLC; DC Energy New York, LLC; DC Energy MidAtlantic, LLC; DC Energy New England, LLC; DC Energy LLC; Notice of Issuance of Order June 14, 2006. DC Energy New York, LLC, DC Energy Mid-Atlantic, LLC and DC Energy New England, LLC (DC Companies) filed applications for market-based rate authority, with accompanying rate schedules. The proposed market-based rate schedules provide for the sale of energy, capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates. DC Companies also requested waiver of various Commission regulations. In particular, DC Companies requested that the Commission grant blanket approval under 18 CFR Part 34 of all future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability by DC Companies. On June 7, 2006, pursuant to delegated authority, the Director, Division of Tariffs and Market Development—West, granted the request for blanket approval under Part 34. The Director’s order also stated that E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 21, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35634-35635]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-9735]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Office of Science; Biological and Environmental Research Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Biological and 
Environmental Research Advisory Committee. Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Monday, July 10, 2006, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 11, 
2006, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. David Thomassen (301-903-3251 
david.thomassen@science.doe.gov) Designated Federal Officer, Biological 
and Environmental Research Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental 
Research, SC-23/Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-1290. The most current information concerning this 
meeting can be found on the Web site: http://www.science.doe.gov/ober/
berac/announce.html

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: To provide advice on 
a continuing basis to the Director, Office of Science of the Department 
of Energy, on the many complex scientific and technical issues that 
arise in the development and implementation of the Biological and 
Environmental Research Program.

Tentative Agenda:

    Monday, July 10, and Tuesday, July 11, 2006:
     Comments from the Office of Science.
     Report on Subcommittee review of Environmental Molecular 
Sciences Laboratory (EMSL).
     EMSL Dashboard--a way to measure science.
     Science talk on atmospheric sciences, aerosols and Mexico 
City field campaign.
     Science talk on biofuels and DOE biofuels workshop.
     Report by Dr. David Thomassen, Acting Associate Director 
of Science for Biological and Environmental Research.
     Updated status reports on BER for BERAC's review of BER's 
progress toward meeting its long-term performance goals.
     New business.
     Public comment (10 minute rule).
    Public Participation: The day and a half meeting is open to the 
public. If you would like to file a written statement with the 
Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you 
would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the 
agenda, you should contact David Thomassen at the address or telephone 
number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement 
at least five business days before the meeting. Reasonable provision 
will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. 
The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate 
the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-
minute rule.
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public 
review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public 
Reading Room, IE-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.


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    Issued in Washington, DC on June 16, 2006.
Rachel M. Samuel,
Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.
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