Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) Charter Renewal, 7665 [E7-2824]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 32 / Friday, February 16, 2007 / Notices between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Dated: February 3, 2007. Jane A. Axelrad, Associate Director for Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. [FR Doc. E7–2805 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD17–07–001] Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) Charter Renewal Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Recertification. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the Oil Terminal and Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis, an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens’ advisory council for Prince William Sound, Alaska. This certification allows the PWSRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Prince William Sound Program established by the statute. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, Alaska. DATES: This recertification is effective for the period from March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request a copy of the recertification letter by writing to Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District (dpi), by phone at (907)463–2809, or by mail at P.O. Box 25517, Juneau, Alaska 99802. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Background and Purpose As part of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Congress passed the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight and Monitoring Act of 1990 (the Act), 33 U.S.C. 2732, to foster a long-term partnership among industry, government, and local communities in overseeing compliance with environmental concerns in the operation of crude oil terminals and oil tankers. On October 18, 1991, the President delegated his authority under 33 U.S.C 2732 (o) to the Secretary of Transportation in Executive Order VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:03 Feb 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 12777, section 8(g) (see 56 FR 54757; October 22, 1991) for purposes of certifying advisory councils, or groups, subject to the Act. On March 3, 1992, the Secretary redelegated that authority to the Commandant of the USCG (see 57 FR 8582; March 11, 1992). The Commandant redelegated that authority to the Chief, Office of Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection (G–M) on March 19, 1992 (letter #5402). On July 7, 1993, the USCG published a policy statement, 58 FR 36504, to clarify the factors that shall be considered in making the determination as to whether advisory councils, or groups, should be certified in accordance with the Act. The Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection (G–M), redelegated recertification authority for advisory councils, or groups, to the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District on February 26, 1999 (letter #16450). On September 16, 2002, the USCG published a policy statement, 67 FR 58440, that changed the recertification procedures such that applicants are required to provide the USCG with comprehensive information every three years (triennially). For each of the two years between the triennial application procedure, applicants submit a letter requesting recertification that includes a description of any substantive changes to the information provided at the previous triennial recertification. Further, public comment is not solicited prior to recertification during streamlined years, only during the triennial comprehensive review. Recertification By letter dated January 30, 2007, the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard certified that the PWSRCAC qualifies as an alternative voluntary advisory group under 33 U.S.C. 2732(o). This recertification terminates on February 28, 2008. Dated: January 30, 2007. Arthur E. Brooks, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–2824 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–48787–N–05] Final Guidance on Federal Financial Assistance Recipients Regarding Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons: Announcement of Rescheduled Meeting Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. AGENCY: Notice; Announcement of Rescheduled Meeting. ACTION: SUMMARY: On January 25, 2007, HUD announced through Federal Register notice a February 13, 2007, meeting to discuss HUD’s final guidance on ‘‘Federal Financial Assistance Regarding Title VI Prohibition against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons’’ (LEP Final Guidance). This meeting has been rescheduled for February 28, 2007, and the meeting will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (which is also a change from the February 13, 2007, meeting time of 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.). Additionally, HUD’s LEP Final Guidance was scheduled to become effective on February 21, 2007. By notice published elsewhere in today’s Federal Register, the effective date of the guidance is now March 7, 2007. HUD will conduct the meeting on LEP Final Guidance on February 28, 2007. DATES: ADDRESS: The LEP Guidance meeting will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern time) on February 28, 2007, at HUD Headquarters for which the address is the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC. HUD is no longer soliciting participation in the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela D. Walsh, Director, Program Standards and Compliance Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 5226, Washington, DC 20410–0500; telephone (202) 402– 2288 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech disabilities may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7665 E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1

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[FR Doc No: E7-2824]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD17-07-001]


Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council 
(PWSRCAC) Charter Renewal

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Recertification.

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SUMMARY: Under the Oil Terminal and Tanker Environmental Oversight Act 
of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis, an alternative 
voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens' advisory 
council for Prince William Sound, Alaska. This certification allows the 
PWSRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil 
tankers under the Prince William Sound Program established by the 
statute. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the 
Coast Guard has recertified the alternative voluntary advisory group 
for Prince William Sound, Alaska.

DATES: This recertification is effective for the period from March 1, 
2007 through February 28, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request a copy of the 
recertification letter by writing to Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard 
District (dpi), by phone at (907)463-2809, or by mail at P.O. Box 
25517, Juneau, Alaska 99802.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background and Purpose

    As part of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Congress passed the Oil 
Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight and Monitoring Act of 
1990 (the Act), 33 U.S.C. 2732, to foster a long-term partnership among 
industry, government, and local communities in overseeing compliance 
with environmental concerns in the operation of crude oil terminals and 
oil tankers.
    On October 18, 1991, the President delegated his authority under 33 
U.S.C 2732 (o) to the Secretary of Transportation in Executive Order 
12777, section 8(g) (see 56 FR 54757; October 22, 1991) for purposes of 
certifying advisory councils, or groups, subject to the Act. On March 
3, 1992, the Secretary redelegated that authority to the Commandant of 
the USCG (see 57 FR 8582; March 11, 1992). The Commandant redelegated 
that authority to the Chief, Office of Marine Safety, Security and 
Environmental Protection (G-M) on March 19, 1992 (letter 
5402).
    On July 7, 1993, the USCG published a policy statement, 58 FR 
36504, to clarify the factors that shall be considered in making the 
determination as to whether advisory councils, or groups, should be 
certified in accordance with the Act.
    The Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental 
Protection (G-M), redelegated recertification authority for advisory 
councils, or groups, to the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District 
on February 26, 1999 (letter 16450).
    On September 16, 2002, the USCG published a policy statement, 67 FR 
58440, that changed the recertification procedures such that applicants 
are required to provide the USCG with comprehensive information every 
three years (triennially). For each of the two years between the 
triennial application procedure, applicants submit a letter requesting 
recertification that includes a description of any substantive changes 
to the information provided at the previous triennial recertification. 
Further, public comment is not solicited prior to recertification 
during streamlined years, only during the triennial comprehensive 
review.

Recertification

    By letter dated January 30, 2007, the Commander, Seventeenth Coast 
Guard certified that the PWSRCAC qualifies as an alternative voluntary 
advisory group under 33 U.S.C. 2732(o). This recertification terminates 
on February 28, 2008.

    Dated: January 30, 2007.
Arthur E. Brooks,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard 
District.
[FR Doc. E7-2824 Filed 2-15-07; 8:45 am]
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