Closed Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education, 63168-63169 [07-5591]

Download as PDF 63168 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 216 / Thursday, November 8, 2007 / Notices Notice. SUMMARY: The DoD Advisory Group on Electron Devices (AGED) announces a closed session meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held at 0900, Tuesday November 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the IT Services Group-QNA, 4100 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Aimee Steussy, IT Services Group-QNA, 4100 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22203, 703–284–8357. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The mission of the Advisory Group is to provide advice to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, to the Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E), and through the DDR&E to the Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Military Departments in planning and managing an effective and economical research and development program in the area of electron devices. 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E7–21939 Filed 11–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Closed Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE). AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 216 / Thursday, November 8, 2007 / Notices Notice of Closed Teleconference Meeting. ACTION: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the Council’s meetings is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council’s charter. Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be for the Council to conduct a review of the applications for the vacant position of Director of the Office of Indian Education and to make their recommendation to the Department. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to scheduling difficulties within the agency and with the Council. Date and Time: Nov. 15, 2007; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Location: The Department of Education will provide a 1–800–call in number for all NACIE members. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lana Shaughnessy, Group Leader, Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202–205–2528. Fax: 202–260–7779. The Council advises the Secretary of Education on the funding and administration (including the development of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the ESEA. The Council submitted to the Congress June 30 a report on the activities of the Council that included recommendations the Council considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal education programs that include Indian children or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults, and recommendations concerning the funding of any such program. Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available for public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States Department of rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 Nov 07, 2007 Jkt 214001 Education, Room 5C140, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Kerri L. Briggs, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 07–5591 Filed 11–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Mesaba Energy Project Department of Energy. Notice of Availability and public hearings. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Mesaba Energy Project (DOE/EIS–0382D) for public comment, as well as the dates, locations and times for public hearings. The draft environmental impact statement (EIS) analyzes the potential environmental consequences of DOE’s proposed action to provide a total of $36 million in cofunding, through a financial assistance cooperative agreement, for the design and one-year operational demonstration of a coal-based, Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) electric generating facility on the Iron Range of northern Minnesota. DOE may also provide a loan guarantee pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to guarantee a portion of private sector financing for the project; however, this loan guarantee is not part of DOE’s proposed action. The facility would be demonstrated through a cooperative agreement between DOE and Excelsior Energy Inc. (Excelsior) under the Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI) program. DATES: DOE invites the public to comment on the draft EIS during the public comment period, which ends January 11, 2008. DOE will consider all comments postmarked or received during the public comment period in preparing the Final EIS and will consider late comments to the extent practicable. DOE will conduct two public hearings to obtain comments on the draft EIS. The meetings will be held at the Taconite Community Center, 26 Haynes Street, Taconite, Minnesota, on Tuesday, November 27, 2007, beginning at 7 p.m., and at Hoyt Lakes Arena, 106 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, on Wednesday, November 28, 2007, beginning at 7 p.m. An informational session will be held at each location from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63169 preceding each meeting on the dates above. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for details on the meeting process. ADDRESSES: Requests for information about this draft EIS, or to receive a copy of the draft EIS, should be directed to: Mr. Richard A. Hargis, Jr., NEPA Document Manager, M/S 922–178C, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15236–0940. Requests may also be submitted by telephone: 412–386–6065; toll free number: 888–322–7436 ext. 6065; fax: 412–386–4604; or electronic mail: richard.hargis@netl.doe.gov. The draft EIS will be available at: http://www.eh.doe.gov/nepa/. Copies of the draft EIS are also available for review at the locations listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this Notice. Written comments on the draft EIS can be submitted by mail, fax, or electronic mail to Mr. Richard A. Hargis, Jr., as indicated above. Oral comments on the draft EIS will be accepted only during the public hearings scheduled for the dates and locations provided in the DATES section of this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: For further information regarding the proposed project or the draft EIS, please contact Mr. Richard A. Hargis, Jr., (see ADDRESSES). For general information on the DOE NEPA process, please contact: Ms. Carol M. Borgstrom, Director, Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (GC– 20), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0103; Telephone: 202–586–4600, or leave a toll-free message at: 800–472–2756. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Alternatives and Scope of the EIS DOE’s Proposed Action is to provide a total of $36 million in co-funding, through a cooperative agreement with Excelsior under the CCPI Program, for the design and one-year operational demonstration testing period for Phase I of the proposed two-phased Mesaba Energy Project. The first phase would be a nominal 606 megawatt electricity (MWe) IGCC power plant with an estimated cost of $2.16 billion. Phase II, which would be an identical, co-located 606 MWe plant, would be privately financed and not involve co-funding by DOE. The project would demonstrate the commercial-readiness of the Conoco-Phillips E-Gas TM gasification technology, including advanced gasification and air separation systems, feedstock flexibility, improved E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 216 (Thursday, November 8, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63168-63169]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5591]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Closed Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (NACIE).

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ACTION: Notice of Closed Teleconference Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general 
public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the 
Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council's 
charter.
    Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be for the Council to 
conduct a review of the applications for the vacant position of 
Director of the Office of Indian Education and to make their 
recommendation to the Department. This notice is appearing in the 
Federal Register less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due 
to scheduling difficulties within the agency and with the Council.
    Date and Time: Nov. 15, 2007; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST.
    Location: The Department of Education will provide a 1-800-call in 
number for all NACIE members.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lana Shaughnessy, Group Leader, Office 
of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-2528. Fax: 202-260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council advises the Secretary of 
Education on the funding and administration (including the development 
of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any 
program over which the Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian 
children or adults as participants or programs that may benefit Indian 
children or adults, including any program established under Title VII, 
Part A of the ESEA. The Council submitted to the Congress June 30 a 
report on the activities of the Council that included recommendations 
the Council considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal 
education programs that include Indian children or adults as 
participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults, and 
recommendations concerning the funding of any such program.
    Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States 
Department of Education, Room 5C140, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202.

Kerri L. Briggs,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 07-5591 Filed 11-7-07; 8:45 am]
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