Notice of Public Meeting on EPA Geospatial Data Access Project, 77395 [E6-22050]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 26, 2006 / Notices Issued at Washington, DC, on December 20, 2006. Rachel Samuel, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–22047 Filed 12–22–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy State Energy Advisory Board Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open teleconference. AGENCY: This notice announces a teleconference of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463; 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these teleconferences be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: January 18, 2007, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Burch, STEAB Designated Federal Officer, Assistant Manager, Intergovernmental Projects & Outreach, Golden Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401, Telephone 303/275–4801. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: To make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out the Board’s responsibilities as designated in the State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 440). Tentative Agenda: Update members on routine business matters. Public Participation: The teleconference is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Gary Burch at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests to make oral comments must be received five days prior to the conference call; reasonable provision will be made to include requested topic(s) on the agenda. The Chair of the Board is empowered to conduct the call in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Notes: The notes of the teleconference will be available for public review and copying within 60 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, 1E–190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The notes will also be made available for downloading on the STEAB Web site, http://www.steab.org, within 60 days. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Dec 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8260–8] Notice of Public Meeting on EPA Geospatial Data Access Project Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting to solicit comments and feedback on the Agency’s project to share and publish information on locations of environmental interest through commercial Internet services. This project is designed to increase the awareness and availability of environmental information to the public. The project includes a pilot to publish environmental data from the Superfund program (National Priorities List) with the project then being expanded to other U.S. EPA data resources. DATES: The meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2007 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EST). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA’s Offices at 1 Potomac Yard, First Floor Conference Center, 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dalroy Ward (Mail Stop 2843T), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone (202) 566–0381, e-mail: ward.dalroy@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA is initiating a project to foster collaboration with commercial publishers of geospatial data content to improve accessibility and increase public awareness of EPA’s environmental data holdings. First steps consist of publishing environmental data from the Superfund program in XML format and made available to any interested parties. The data available through the project will be expanded after its initial release and may include data from other EPA programs. EPA’s goal is to establish a single venue for providing and maintaining access to its environmental content that can be utilized by any commercial service provider with an interest in doing so. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77395 Background This meeting is informational and is an opportunity for EPA to present the methodology it will be following in making the data available and provide an opportunity for interested parties to ask questions to aid in their understanding. Agenda 1 Welcome and EPA Introductions 1:15 Presentation on EPA’s Geospatial Data Access Project 2 Presentation on the XML Schema and Tag Definitions 2:30 Questions and Answers During the presentation attendees will have the opportunity to submit written questions. EPA will answer all questions that can be answered that are germane to the meeting and for which there is time available in the schedule. Some questions may require additional materials to be prepared and such questions will be deferred until after the meeting. Relevant questions not answered at the meeting will be answered in writing with the answers made available on the Geospatial Data Access Project Web site. How can I participate in the meeting? This meeting will be open to the public and seating is available on a firstcome basis. Persons interested in attending do not need to register in advance of the meeting. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: December 11, 2006. Linda A. Travers, Acting Assistant Administrator and Chief Information, Officer, Office of Environmental Information. [FR Doc. E6–22050 Filed 12–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD–2006–0798; FRL–8261–1] Human Studies Review Board (HSRB); Notification of a Public Teleconference to Review Its Draft Report From the October 18–19, 2006 HSRB Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EPA Human Studies Review Board (HSRB) announces a public teleconference meeting to discuss E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Notice of Public Meeting on EPA Geospatial Data Access Project

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public 
meeting to solicit comments and feedback on the Agency's project to 
share and publish information on locations of environmental interest 
through commercial Internet services. This project is designed to 
increase the awareness and availability of environmental information to 
the public. The project includes a pilot to publish environmental data 
from the Superfund program (National Priorities List) with the project 
then being expanded to other U.S. EPA data resources.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2007 from 
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EST).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA's Offices at 1 Potomac Yard, 
First Floor Conference Center, 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dalroy Ward (Mail Stop 2843T), 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20460; telephone (202) 566-0381, e-mail: 
ward.dalroy@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA is initiating a project to foster 
collaboration with commercial publishers of geospatial data content to 
improve accessibility and increase public awareness of EPA's 
environmental data holdings. First steps consist of publishing 
environmental data from the Superfund program in XML format and made 
available to any interested parties. The data available through the 
project will be expanded after its initial release and may include data 
from other EPA programs. EPA's goal is to establish a single venue for 
providing and maintaining access to its environmental content that can 
be utilized by any commercial service provider with an interest in 
doing so.

Background

    This meeting is informational and is an opportunity for EPA to 
present the methodology it will be following in making the data 
available and provide an opportunity for interested parties to ask 
questions to aid in their understanding.

Agenda

1 Welcome and EPA Introductions
1:15 Presentation on EPA's Geospatial Data Access Project
2 Presentation on the XML Schema and Tag Definitions
2:30 Questions and Answers

    During the presentation attendees will have the opportunity to 
submit written questions. EPA will answer all questions that can be 
answered that are germane to the meeting and for which there is time 
available in the schedule. Some questions may require additional 
materials to be prepared and such questions will be deferred until 
after the meeting. Relevant questions not answered at the meeting will 
be answered in writing with the answers made available on the 
Geospatial Data Access Project Web site.

How can I participate in the meeting?

    This meeting will be open to the public and seating is available on 
a first-come basis. Persons interested in attending do not need to 
register in advance of the meeting. To request accommodation of a 
disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, 
to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

    Dated: December 11, 2006.
Linda A. Travers,
Acting Assistant Administrator and Chief Information, Officer, Office 
of Environmental Information.
[FR Doc. E6-22050 Filed 12-22-06; 8:45 am]
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