Auction of FM Broadcast Construction Permits Scheduled for January 10, 2007; Comments Sought on Competitive Bidding Procedures for Auction No. 68
This document announces the auction of nine FM broadcast construction permits scheduled to commence on January 10, 2007 (Auction No. 68). This document also seeks comments on reserve prices or minimum opening bids and other procedures for Auction No. 68.
Auction of 1.4 GHz Bands Licenses Scheduled for February 7, 2007; Comments Sought on Competitive Bidding Procedures for Auction No. 69
This document announces the auction of 1.4 GHz Band licenses scheduled to commence on February 7, 2007 (Auction No. 69). This document also seeks comments on the competitive bidding procedures for Auction No. 69.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Background. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (``Board'') its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act, as per 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR 1320 Appendix A.1. Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the OMB 83-Is and supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Joint Environmental Impact Statement/Report and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment for the Proposed Sunrise Powerlink Project, San Diego and Imperial Counties, CA
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), together with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), intend to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR), and a proposed land use plan amendment to the 1980 California Desert Conservation Area Plan, (CDCA Plan), as amended for the Sunrise Powerlink Project (Project) proposed by San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E). The project would consist of the construction and operation of one new 500 kilovolt (kV) and three new 230 kV transmission lines in Imperial and San Diego Counties. BLM is the lead Federal agency for the preparation of this EIS in compliance with the requirements of NEPA. CPUC is the lead State of California agency for the preparation of this EIR in compliance with the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On May 1, 2006, applicant transferred its assets to corresponding series of Merrill Lynch Multi-State Municipal Series Trust, based on net asset value. Expenses of $487,358 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by Fund Asset Management, L.P., applicant's investment adviser. Filing Date: The application was filed on July 26, 2006. Applicant's Address: Merrill Lynch Investment Management, L.P., 800 Scudders Mill Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08536.
Safety Zone; Blue Water Resort and Casino 60th Thanksgiving Regatta, Colorado River, Parker, AZ
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moovalya Region on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Blue Water Resort and Casino 60th Thanksgiving Regatta. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the race, and general users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated on-scene representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent special local regulations during the ``Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon'', a marine event to be held annually on the last Saturday in September on the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, MD. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Choptank River during the Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon swim.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the Choptank River during the event.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund: Comment Request on Continuing Collection of Information From Community Development Financial Institutions Program Awardees, Native American CDFI Assistance Program Awardees, Native American Technical Assistance Program Awardees, Native American CDFI Development Program Awardees, and New Markets Tax Credit Program Allocatees
The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the Fund), a government corporation within the Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, is soliciting comments on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law No. 104- 13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)): (i) Community Development Financial Institutions Program Awardee Annual Report (OMB Number 1559-0006) (hereafter, the Annual Report), and (ii) Annual Survey: Institution Level Report; Transaction Level Report; IRS Compliance Questions (OMB Number 1559-0027) (the Annual Survey). The two documents comprise certain reporting requirements for participants in the Fund's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program, Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program, Native American Technical Assistance (NATA) Program, Native American CDFI Development (NACD) Program, and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) Program. This notice further serves to consolidate the Annual Report and the Annual Survey. The combined reports shall be referred to as the Annual Report. The Annual Report forms (and related documents, including the CDFI Program assistance agreement, the NACA/NATA/NACD Program assistance agreement, and the NMTC Program allocation agreement) may be found at the Fund's Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov.
This gives notice of OPM decisions granting authority to make appointments under Schedules A, B, and C in the excepted service as required by 5 CFR 6.6 and 213.103.
Service of Official Correspondence
This rule will establish updated procedures for businesses to use when supplying the Minerals Management Service (MMS) with their control information. Because the existing rule contains obsolete procedures, MMS is not receiving updated contact information that it needs to be able to send important correspondence to companies.
Black Hills National Forest's Custer County Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting
Pursuant to authorities in the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463) and the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self determination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-393), the Black Hills National Forest's Custer County Resource Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 in Custer, South Dakota for a business meeting. The meeting is open to the public.
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation; Grant to the Institute for American Values
Notice is hereby given that the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation will award grant funds without competition to the Institute for American Values. This grant is being awarded for an unsolicited proposal entitled, ``Gendered Parenting and Its Implications for Child Well-Being and Couple Relationships,'' that conforms to the applicable program objectives, is within the legislative authorities and proposes activities that may be lawfully supported through grant mechanisms. The study is unique and relevant to ACF's interest in increasing child well-being and supporting healthy marriage. The resulting products can be expected to benefit policymakers and others interested in family policy. The Institute for American Values is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and education organization conducting interdisciplinary research concerning issues of civil society. The grant will support an 18-month project at a cost of $96,000 in Federal support. The project is also being supported through non- Federal funding sources.
Bureau of Prisons Central Office, Regional Offices, Institutions, and Staff Training Centers: Removal of Addresses From Rules
In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) finalizes the removal of rules listing the addresses of Bureau facilities in each of its regions. We have replaced these rules with a short description of the Bureau's structure, the address of the Bureau's Central Office, and a reference to the Bureau's internet address containing current and frequently updated contact information on Bureau facilities and Regional Offices. This change enables the Bureau to more quickly and accurately provide updated contact information to members of the public, in light of frequently changing circumstances.
Children's Bureau Proposed Research Priorities for Fiscal Years 2006-2008
The Children's Bureau solicited comments from the public on the Proposed Research Priorities for Fiscal Years 2006-2008 in Volume 71, Number 23 of the Federal Register on February 3, 2006. Comments were due by April 4, 2006. All comments received by the deadline were reviewed and given consideration in the preparation of this notice.
NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook-Resource Sharing Requirements
This final rule amends the NASA Grant Handbook section, ``Resource Sharing Requirements'' to add the word percent behind the blanks and add a place to identify the share dollars for the funding and non-cash contributions by both parties.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP)
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Great Lakes Ballast Water Conference and Regional Waterways Management Forum
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.
Safety Zone; Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, Nevada in support of the Laughlin Labor Day Fireworks Display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway in the vicinity of the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, Nevada, AVI Resort and Casino. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated on-scene representative.
Miscellaneous Changes to Commercial Space Transportation Regulations
This final rule amends FAA regulations governing commercial space transportation. These changes are necessary to reflect a statutory change, capture current practice and to correct errors in a table. The purpose of the changes is to give the public and the regulated industry accurate and current information.
Open Meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin)
An open meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC-Petition for Declaratory Order
In response to a petition filed by DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC (DesertXpress), the Board is instituting a declaratory order proceeding under 5 U.S.C. 554(e) and 49 U.S.C. 721 to determine whether the Board's jurisdiction preempts state and local environmental review, land use restrictions, and other discretionary permitting requirements that might otherwise apply to DesertXpress' proposed construction of an interstate high speed passenger rail system between Victorville, CA, and Las Vegas, NV. No responses to the petition have been filed. The Board seeks public comment on this issue.
Oil Country Tubular Goods, Other Than Drill Pipe, from Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
In response to a request filed by IPSCO Tubulars, Inc., Lone Star Steel Company, and Maverick Tube Corporations (collectively, the ``petitioners''), and SeAH Steel Corporation (``SeAH''), the U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on oil country tubular goods, other than drill pipe (``OCTG'') from Korea. This review covers the following producers/exporters: SeAH and Husteel Co., Ltd. (``Husteel'') and SeAH. The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2004 through July 31, 2005. The preliminary results are discussed below in the section entitled ``Preliminary Results of Review.'' We preliminarily find that both Husteel and SeAH made sales below normal value (``NV''). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties based on the difference between the constructed export price (``CEP'') and the NV.
Proposed Collection for the ETA 227, Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities; Comment Request
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension for collection of the ETA 227 Report, Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice or by accessing: http://www.doleta.gov/Performance/ guidance/OMBControlNumber.cfm.
Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
This notice announces meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC). The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare advice on proposed U.S. contributions to Study Group 13 (Next Generation Networks) of the International Telecommunication Union's Telecommunication Standardization Sector on Wednesday September 20, 2006, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time at the offices of COMTek, 14151 Newbrook Drive, Suite 400, Chantilly, VA 20151. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare advice on proposed U.S. contributions to Study Group 15 (Optical and other transport network infrastructures) of the International Telecommunication Union's Telecommunication Standardization Sector on Friday, October 13 starting 30 minutes after the closure of the closing plenaries of the ATIS OPTXS and NIPP technical subcommittees meeting at the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle, 1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6E 4R5. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare advice on proposed U.S. contributions to Study Group 16 (Multimedia terminals, systems and applications) of the International Telecommunication Union's Telecommunication Standardization Sector on Thursday October 26, 2006, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time at the offices of COMTek, 14151 Newbrook Drive, Suite 400, Chantilly, VA 20151. These meetings are open to the public, and conference bridges may be available. Further information may be obtained from the secretariat firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 202-647-3234.