Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference and Regional Waterways Management Forum, 51841 [06-7359]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 169 / Thursday, August 31, 2006 / Notices Dated: August 24, 2006. Anna Snouffer, Acting Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 06–7338 Filed 8–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD09–06–154] Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference and Regional Waterways Management Forum Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of conference and meeting. AGENCY: erjones on PROD1PC72 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum will sponsor a conference on ballast water issues on September 27, 2006, and will hold a meeting the following day to address waterways management issues in the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The conference and meeting are open to the public, but registration is required for the conference due to limited seating. DATES: The Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference will be held September 27, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Great Lakes Regional Waterways Forum will meet September 28, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Both the conference and meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 777 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Registration information for the conference should be mailed to Commander (dpw–1), Ninth Coast Guard District, 1240 E. 9th Street, Room 2069, Cleveland, OH 44199, or faxed to 216–902–6059. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions regarding this notice, call LT Regan Blomshield (dpw– 1), Ninth Coast Guard District, telephone (216) 902–6050. Persons with disabilities requiring assistance to attend the conference or meeting should call LT Blomshield. To view the latest, detailed agenda for both the Ballast Water Conference and the Regional Waterways Management Forum, visit the USCG Web site: http:// www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mso/ estandards.htm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Registration and Participation: Registration for the conference is required due to limited seating. To register, please mail or fax your name, position title, organization, address, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:29 Aug 30, 2006 Jkt 208001 phone and e-mail on an 8.5 x 11 inch piece of paper with a subject line ‘‘Conference Registration’’ to Commander (dpw–1), Ninth Coast Guard District, 1240 E. 9th Street, Room 2069, Cleveland, OH 44199. Registration may be faxed to 216–902–6059. The public will have an opportunity to address the Forum members at the meeting on September 28. If you wish to be included in the Forum agenda, you must submit your request on or before September 18, 2006 to be considered. Any written comments or requests should be submitted to Commander (dpw–1), Ninth Coast Guard District, 1240 E. 9th Street, Room 2069, Cleveland, OH 44199. Requests may be faxed to 216–902–6059 with the subject line: GL Waterways Forum. There is no guarantee that all requests will be included in the agenda. Conference and Forum Meeting: The Great Lakes Waterways Management Forum is composed of senior leadership from U.S. and Canadian government agencies, the marine transportation industry, and non-government organizations. The Forum meets twice a year to identify and improve waterways management issues that involve the Great Lakes region. The 1-day conference is dedicated to the Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference, ‘‘Targeting Ballast Water Technology.’’ The Ballast Water Conference will include speakers from industry, government and non-government organizations. Speakers will address the current development of ballast water treatment research, technology and protocol standards for preventing the introduction of aquatic invasive species into the Great Lakes. The Forum meeting on September 28 will highlight current efforts of the Committee on Advanced Technology for Navigation Safety, including industry and government speakers on developing navigation technology, Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). The Forum will also provide updates from the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada, U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA and the Army Corps of Engineers on regional projects and operations. Dated: August 23, 2006. John E. Crowley, Jr., Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, Cleveland, Ohio. [FR Doc. 06–7359 Filed 8–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51841 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5044–N–15] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD09-06-154]


Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference and Regional Waterways 
Management Forum

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of conference and meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum will 
sponsor a conference on ballast water issues on September 27, 2006, and 
will hold a meeting the following day to address waterways management 
issues in the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The conference 
and meeting are open to the public, but registration is required for 
the conference due to limited seating.

DATES: The Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference will be held September 
27, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Great Lakes Regional Waterways 
Forum will meet September 28, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Both the conference and meeting will be held at the Crowne 
Plaza Hotel, 777 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Registration 
information for the conference should be mailed to Commander (dpw-1), 
Ninth Coast Guard District, 1240 E. 9th Street, Room 2069, Cleveland, 
OH 44199, or faxed to 216-902-6059.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions regarding this 
notice, call LT Regan Blomshield (dpw-1), Ninth Coast Guard District, 
telephone (216) 902-6050. Persons with disabilities requiring 
assistance to attend the conference or meeting should call LT 
Blomshield. To view the latest, detailed agenda for both the Ballast 
Water Conference and the Regional Waterways Management Forum, visit the 
USCG Web site: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mso/estandards.htm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Registration and Participation: Registration 
for the conference is required due to limited seating. To register, 
please mail or fax your name, position title, organization, address, 
phone and e-mail on an 8.5 x 11 inch piece of paper with a subject line 
``Conference Registration'' to Commander (dpw-1), Ninth Coast Guard 
District, 1240 E. 9th Street, Room 2069, Cleveland, OH 44199. 
Registration may be faxed to 216-902-6059.
    The public will have an opportunity to address the Forum members at 
the meeting on September 28. If you wish to be included in the Forum 
agenda, you must submit your request on or before September 18, 2006 to 
be considered. Any written comments or requests should be submitted to 
Commander (dpw-1), Ninth Coast Guard District, 1240 E. 9th Street, Room 
2069, Cleveland, OH 44199. Requests may be faxed to 216-902-6059 with 
the subject line: GL Waterways Forum. There is no guarantee that all 
requests will be included in the agenda.
    Conference and Forum Meeting: The Great Lakes Waterways Management 
Forum is composed of senior leadership from U.S. and Canadian 
government agencies, the marine transportation industry, and non-
government organizations. The Forum meets twice a year to identify and 
improve waterways management issues that involve the Great Lakes 
region. The 1-day conference is dedicated to the Great Lakes Ballast 
Water Conference, ``Targeting Ballast Water Technology.'' The Ballast 
Water Conference will include speakers from industry, government and 
non-government organizations. Speakers will address the current 
development of ballast water treatment research, technology and 
protocol standards for preventing the introduction of aquatic invasive 
species into the Great Lakes.
    The Forum meeting on September 28 will highlight current efforts of 
the Committee on Advanced Technology for Navigation Safety, including 
industry and government speakers on developing navigation technology, 
Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), and Electronic Chart Display 
and Information Systems (ECDIS). The Forum will also provide updates 
from the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada, U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA 
and the Army Corps of Engineers on regional projects and operations.

    Dated: August 23, 2006.
John E. Crowley, Jr.,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, 
Cleveland, Ohio.
[FR Doc. 06-7359 Filed 8-30-06; 8:45 am]
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