Request for Nominations to the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), 68815 [E6-20146]

Download as PDF ycherry on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 28, 2006 / Notices OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, after appearing in the Federal Register when approved, are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and are displayed either by publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such as on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. The display of OMB control numbers in certain EPA regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR part 9. Abstract: With this ICR, we are seeking permission to accept notifications from gasoline retailers and wholesale purchaser-consumers related to commingling of ethanol blended and non-ethanol-blended reformulated gasoline (RFG) under section 1513 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) and 40 CFR 80.78(a)(8)(ii)(B); and to provide for a compliance option whereby a retailer or wholesale purchaserconsumer may demonstrate compliance via test results under 40 CFR 80.78(a)(8)(iii)(A). These provisions are designed to grant compliance flexibility. An emergency ICR has been put in place and expires on November 30, 2006. We are requesting that the OMB renew this ICR and request that it be effective for three years after approval. Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.25 hours (15 minutes) per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements which have subsequently changed; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information. Respondents/Affected Entities: Entities potentially affected by this action are gasoline retailers, wholesale VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:42 Nov 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 purchaser-consumers, gasoline stations with convenience stores and gasoline stations without convenience stores. Estimated Number of Respondents: 56,700. Frequency of Response: Occasional. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 27,675. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $1,964,925, includes no capital or O&M costs. Changes in the Estimates: There is no change in the total estimated burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR Burdens. Dated: November 16, 2006. Oscar Morales, Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. E6–19878 Filed 11–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8248–6] Request for Nominations to the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). The Agency seeks qualified senior-level decision makers from diverse sectors throughout the United States to be considered for appointments. EPA encourages interested applicants to send their resumes and qualifications as soon as possible. Additional sources may be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. ADDRESSES: Submit nominations to: Ms. Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1601E), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. Background: NACEPT is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency established NACEPT in 1988 to provide independent advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology and management issues. NACEPT consists of a representative cross-section of EPA’s partners, PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68815 stakeholders, and constituents who provide timely advice and recommendations on environmental policy issues. NACEPT also serves as a sounding board for new initiatives that EPA is developing. For FY 06 and FY 07, the Administrator has asked NACEPT to address issues relating to sustainable water infrastructure, environmental stewardship, cooperative conservation, and energy and the environment. Members are appointed by the Administrator of EPA for two year terms with the possibility of reappointment. The Council usually meets 3 times annually and the average workload for the members is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. Members serve on the Council in a voluntary capacity. However, EPA provides reimbursement for travel expenses associated with official government business. Potential candidates should possess the following qualifications: • Occupy a senior position within their organization. • Have broad experience outside of their current position. • Demonstrate experience dealing with public policy issues. • Have membership in broad-based networks. • Have extensive experience in the environmental field. • Be knowledgeable in the subject matter(s) to be addressed by NACEPT. EPA is seeking nominees for representation from all sectors, including academia, industry, nongovernmental organizations, and state, local and tribal governments. EPA seeks nominations from a wide variety of interested parties that reflect the diversity of the American public. Nominations for membership must include a resume and short biography describing the educational and professional qualifications of the nominee and the nominee’s current business address and daytime telephone number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal Officer, altieri.sonia@epa.gov, (202) 233–0061, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management (1601E), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. Dated: November 15, 2006. Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. E6–20146 Filed 11–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 28, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 68815]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20146]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8248-6]


Request for Nominations to the National Advisory Council for 
Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites 
nominations to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Council for 
Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). The Agency seeks 
qualified senior-level decision makers from diverse sectors throughout 
the United States to be considered for appointments. EPA encourages 
interested applicants to send their resumes and qualifications as soon 
as possible. Additional sources may be utilized in the solicitation of 
nominees.

ADDRESSES: Submit nominations to: Ms. Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management, U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (1601E), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20460.
    Background: NACEPT is a federal advisory committee chartered under 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463. The U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency established NACEPT in 1988 to provide 
independent advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of 
environmental policy, technology and management issues. NACEPT consists 
of a representative cross-section of EPA's partners, stakeholders, and 
constituents who provide timely advice and recommendations on 
environmental policy issues. NACEPT also serves as a sounding board for 
new initiatives that EPA is developing. For FY 06 and FY 07, the 
Administrator has asked NACEPT to address issues relating to 
sustainable water infrastructure, environmental stewardship, 
cooperative conservation, and energy and the environment. Members are 
appointed by the Administrator of EPA for two year terms with the 
possibility of reappointment. The Council usually meets 3 times 
annually and the average workload for the members is approximately 10 
to 15 hours per month. Members serve on the Council in a voluntary 
capacity. However, EPA provides reimbursement for travel expenses 
associated with official government business. Potential candidates 
should possess the following qualifications:
     Occupy a senior position within their organization.
     Have broad experience outside of their current position.
     Demonstrate experience dealing with public policy issues.
     Have membership in broad-based networks.
     Have extensive experience in the environmental field.
     Be knowledgeable in the subject matter(s) to be addressed 
by NACEPT.

EPA is seeking nominees for representation from all sectors, including 
academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and state, local 
and tribal governments. EPA seeks nominations from a wide variety of 
interested parties that reflect the diversity of the American public. 
Nominations for membership must include a resume and short biography 
describing the educational and professional qualifications of the 
nominee and the nominee's current business address and daytime 
telephone number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal 
Officer, altieri.sonia@epa.gov, (202) 233-0061, U.S. EPA, Office of 
Cooperative Environmental Management (1601E), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20460.

    Dated: November 15, 2006.
Sonia Altieri,
Designated Federal Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-20146 Filed 11-27-06; 8:45 am]
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