Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee; Notice and Agenda for Meeting, 6576-6577 [E7-2297]

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E7–2230 Filed 2–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Minerals Management Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee; Notice and Agenda for Meeting Bureau of Land Management Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: [F–19155–16; AK–964–1410–HY–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Doyon, Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Galena, Alaska, and are located in: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Mineral Survey No. 2368, Alaska. Containing 61.34 acres. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCS Policy Committee represents the collective viewpoint of coastal states, local government, environmental community, industry and other parties involved with the OCS Program. It provides policy advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the Director of the MMS on all aspects of leasing, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 exploration, development, and protection of OCS resources. The agenda for Wednesday, February 21 will cover the following principal subjects: OCS Alternative Energy and Alternative Use (AEAU) Program. This presentation will provide an update on the MMS’s OCS AEAU Program that is being developed to manage access and balance competing uses of the OCS while ensuring appropriate environmental safeguards. This management authority was granted to the Secretary of the Interior under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The OCS Policy Committee’s Alternative Energy/ Use Subcommittee will also report on its activities and future plans. Update on the ‘‘Proposed Program, Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program, 2007–2012.’’ This presentation will provide an update on the leasing program and the next phase in the 5-year process. The OCS Policy Committee’s 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Subcommittee will also report on its activities and future plans. State Members’ Round Table Discussion of Offshore Energy Issues. State representatives to the OCS Policy Committee will discuss offshore energy development (conventional and alternative) issues from the perspective of their respective states. This session will provide Committee members, MMS representatives, and other participants with a better and more comprehensive understanding of the various issues as perceived by the states. MMS Regional Issues. The Regional Directors will highlight activities off the California and Alaska coasts. The agenda for Thursday, February 22 will cover the following principal subjects: OCS Scientific Committee Update. This presentation will address the current activities of the OCS Scientific Committee and its subcommittees. Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Oil and Gas Situation. This presentation will provide a summary and overview of the GOM oil and gas situation, including the new GOM Energy Security Act. It will also address industry recovery from hurricanes and new requirements; and the petroleum system of the lower tertiary. Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP). This presentation will provide an update on the MMS’s CIAP which was authorized under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The CIAP will distribute $1 billion to coastal states and localities for approved projects related to the conservation, restoration, or protection of coastal areas, wildlife, and natural E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 28 / Monday, February 12, 2007 / Notices resources. The Committee will also hear from a recipient state, Louisiana, on the development of its state plan. OCS Natural Gas Production Issues. This presentation will address the decline in OCS gas production and prospects for production in the future; gas supply issues from the industrial consumer perspective; and reductions in the rig count, access, and related issues. Marine Minerals Program. This presentation will address coastal environments and the increasing need for sand and gravel; environmental studies; post-GOM hurricane sand resource identification projects; Florida and Louisiana Sand Management Working Groups; and non-sand and gravel projects. The OCS Policy Committee’s Hard Minerals Subcommittee will also report on its activities and future plans. Committee Business. The Committee will review current operating procedures and elect officers. The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 100 visitors can be accommodated on a first-come-firstserved basis. Upon request, interested parties may make oral or written presentations to the OCS Policy Committee. Such requests should be made no later than February 15, 2007, to Jeryne Bryant. Requests to make oral statements should be accompanied by a summary of the statement to be made. Please see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for address and telephone number. Minutes of the OCS Policy Committee meeting will be available for public inspection and copying at the MMS in Herndon, Virginia. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (‘‘CableLabs’’), filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, StarHub Cable Vision Ltd, Singapore, Singapore, has been added as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and CableLabs intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On August 8, 1988, CableLabs filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on September 7, 1988 (53 FR 34593). The last notification with respect to membership changes was filed with the Department on June 8, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 11, 2005 (70 FR 39796). Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget’s Circular No. A–63, Revised. Antitrust Division Dated: January 26, 2007. L. Keith Good, Acting Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management. 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(‘‘the Act’’), IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Learning Objects, Inc., Washington, DC; ACT, Iowa City, IA; Compass Knowledge, Orlando, FL; PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6577 Elsevier, Inc., St. Louis, MO; Harcourt Education, Orlando, FL; Jenzabar, Cambridge, MA; Moodle, East Perth, Western Australia, Australia; and Ucompass.com, Tallahassee, FL have been added as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Global Learning Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On April 7, 2000, Global Learning Consortium, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on September 13, 2000 (65 FR 55283). The last notification was filed with the Department on September 28, 2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 30, 2006 (71 FR 63358). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 28 (Monday, February 12, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee; Notice and Agenda 
for Meeting

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The OCS Policy Committee will meet at the Loews Annapolis 
Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland.

DATES: Wednesday, February 21, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, 
February 22, 2007, from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis, 
Maryland 21401, telephone (410) 263-7777.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jeryne Bryant at Minerals 
Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4001, Herndon, Virginia 
20170-4187. She can be reached by telephone at (703) 787-1211 or by 
electronic mail at jeryne.bryant@mms.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCS Policy Committee represents the 
collective viewpoint of coastal states, local government, environmental 
community, industry and other parties involved with the OCS Program. It 
provides policy advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the 
Director of the MMS on all aspects of leasing, exploration, 
development, and protection of OCS resources.
    The agenda for Wednesday, February 21 will cover the following 
principal subjects:
    OCS Alternative Energy and Alternative Use (AEAU) Program. This 
presentation will provide an update on the MMS's OCS AEAU Program that 
is being developed to manage access and balance competing uses of the 
OCS while ensuring appropriate environmental safeguards. This 
management authority was granted to the Secretary of the Interior under 
the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The OCS Policy Committee's Alternative 
Energy/Use Subcommittee will also report on its activities and future 
plans.
    Update on the ``Proposed Program, Outer Continental Shelf Oil and 
Gas Leasing Program, 2007-2012.'' This presentation will provide an 
update on the leasing program and the next phase in the 5-year process. 
The OCS Policy Committee's 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program 
Subcommittee will also report on its activities and future plans.
    State Members' Round Table Discussion of Offshore Energy Issues. 
State representatives to the OCS Policy Committee will discuss offshore 
energy development (conventional and alternative) issues from the 
perspective of their respective states. This session will provide 
Committee members, MMS representatives, and other participants with a 
better and more comprehensive understanding of the various issues as 
perceived by the states.
    MMS Regional Issues. The Regional Directors will highlight 
activities off the California and Alaska coasts.
    The agenda for Thursday, February 22 will cover the following 
principal subjects:
    OCS Scientific Committee Update. This presentation will address the 
current activities of the OCS Scientific Committee and its 
subcommittees.
    Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Oil and Gas Situation. This presentation will 
provide a summary and overview of the GOM oil and gas situation, 
including the new GOM Energy Security Act. It will also address 
industry recovery from hurricanes and new requirements; and the 
petroleum system of the lower tertiary.
    Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP). This presentation will 
provide an update on the MMS's CIAP which was authorized under the 
Energy Policy Act of 2005. The CIAP will distribute $1 billion to 
coastal states and localities for approved projects related to the 
conservation, restoration, or protection of coastal areas, wildlife, 
and natural

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resources. The Committee will also hear from a recipient state, 
Louisiana, on the development of its state plan.
    OCS Natural Gas Production Issues. This presentation will address 
the decline in OCS gas production and prospects for production in the 
future; gas supply issues from the industrial consumer perspective; and 
reductions in the rig count, access, and related issues.
    Marine Minerals Program. This presentation will address coastal 
environments and the increasing need for sand and gravel; environmental 
studies; post-GOM hurricane sand resource identification projects; 
Florida and Louisiana Sand Management Working Groups; and non-sand and 
gravel projects. The OCS Policy Committee's Hard Minerals Subcommittee 
will also report on its activities and future plans.
    Committee Business. The Committee will review current operating 
procedures and elect officers.
    The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 100 visitors can 
be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis.
    Upon request, interested parties may make oral or written 
presentations to the OCS Policy Committee. Such requests should be made 
no later than February 15, 2007, to Jeryne Bryant. Requests to make 
oral statements should be accompanied by a summary of the statement to 
be made. Please see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for address 
and telephone number.
    Minutes of the OCS Policy Committee meeting will be available for 
public inspection and copying at the MMS in Herndon, Virginia.

    Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92-463, 5 
U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget's 
Circular No. A-63, Revised.

    Dated: January 26, 2007.
L. Keith Good,
Acting Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management.
 [FR Doc. E7-2297 Filed 2-9-07; 8:45 am]
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