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Download as PDF 1362 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 8, 2008 / Notices Additional information about the meeting, including a roster of the panel members and the draft agenda, will be made available two weeks prior to the meeting on the NICEATM-ICCVAM Web site (http://iccvam.niehs.nih.gov). This information will also be available after that date by contacting NICEATM (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT above). Attendance and Registration This public meeting will take place March 4–6, 2008, at the CPSC Headquarters, Bethesda Towers Bldg., 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD (an area map, driving directions, and CPSC contact information are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/about/ contact.html). The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is scheduled to conclude at approximately 5 p.m. each day, although adjournment on March 6 may occur earlier or later depending upon the time needed for the expert panel to complete its work. 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The draft background review documents, draft ICCVAM test method recommendations, draft test method protocols, and revised draft test method performance standards are available from the NICEATM–ICCVAM Web site (http://iccvam.niehs.nih.gov/methods/ immunotox/immunotox.htm) or by contacting NICEATM (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT above). Request for Public Comments NICEATM invites the submission of written comments on the draft background review documents, draft ICCVAM test method recommendations, draft test method protocols, and revised draft test method performance VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:32 Jan 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 standards. Written comments should be submitted preferably electronically via the NICEATM–ICCVAM Web site or by e-mail (niceatm@niehs.nih.gov); the deadline for submission of written comments is February 22, 2008. When submitting written comments, please refer to this Federal Register notice and include appropriate contact information (name, affiliation, mailing address, phone, fax, e-mail, and sponsoring organization, if applicable). Written comments may also be sent by mail, fax, or e-mail to Dr. William Stokes (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT above). All comments received will be placed on the NICEATM–ICCVAM Web site (http://iccvam.niehs.nih.gov) and identified by the individual’s name and affiliation or sponsoring organization (if applicable). Comments will also be sent to the panel and ICCVAM agency representatives and made available at the meeting. This meeting is open to the public, and time will be provided for the presentation of oral comments by the public at designated times during the peer review. 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ICCVAM will consider the panel’s conclusions and recommendations and any public comments received when finalizing their test method recommendations and performance standards for these methods. Background Information on ICCVAM and NICEATM ICCVAM is an interagency committee composed of representatives from 15 Federal regulatory and research agencies that use or generate toxicological information. ICCVAM conducts technical evaluations of new, revised, PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and alternative methods with regulatory applicability, and promotes the scientific validation and regulatory acceptance of toxicological test methods that more accurately assess the safety and hazards of chemicals and products and that refine, reduce, or replace animal use. The ICCVAM Authorization Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 285l–3, available at http://iccvam.niehs.nih.gov/docs/ about_docs/PL106545.pdf) establishes ICCVAM as a permanent interagency committee of the NIEHS under NICEATM. NICEATM administers ICCVAM and provides scientific and operational support for ICCVAM-related activities. NICEATM and ICCVAM work collaboratively to evaluate new and improved test methods applicable to the needs of Federal agencies. Additional information about ICCVAM and NICEATM is available on the NICEATM–ICCVAM Web site at http:// iccvam.niehs.nih.gov. References EPA. 2003. EPA OPPTS 870.2600 Test Guideline—Skin Sensitization. Available: http://www.epa.gov/opptsfrs/publications/ OPPTS_Harmonized/870_Health_Effects_ Test_Guidelines/Drafts/870–2600.pdf. ISO. 2002. ISO 10993–10 Biological evaluation of medical devices—Part 10: Tests for irritation and delayed-type hypersensitivity. Geneva: International Organization for Standardization. OECD. 2002. OECD Guideline for the Testing of Chemicals—Test Guideline 429: Skin Sensitization: Local Lymph Node Assay (adopted 24 April 2002). Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Dated: December 19, 2007. Samuel H. Wilson, Acting Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program. [FR Doc. E7–25553 Filed 1–7–08; 2:42 pm] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2007–0197] Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee Detroit; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Detroit. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Detroit, in developing, reviewing, and updating the E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 8, 2008 / Notices Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Detroit by February 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the Captain of the Port Detroit at the following address: U.S. Coast Guard Sector Detroit, 110 Mt. Elliot Ave., Detroit, MI, 48207. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an application or about the AMSC in general contact: LT Jeff Ahlgren, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Detroit, 110 Mount Elliot Ave., Detroit MI, 48207; (313) 568–9580. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee The Area Maritime Security Committee (the Committee and SubCommittees), is established under, and governed by, 33 CFR Part 103, subpart C. The functions of the Committee/SubCommittees include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations. (2) Identifying risks (i.e., threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences). (3) Determining strategies and implementation methods for mitigation. (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously evaluating overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied. (5) Advising and assisting the Captain of the Port in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan under 33 CFR Part 103, subpart E. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Qualification of Members Members must have at least 5 years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check before appointment to the Committee/Sub-Committees. Applicants must register and remain active as Coast Guard Homeport users if appointed. The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member may serve one additional term of office. Members are not salaried or otherwise compensated for their service on the Committee/Sub-Committees. Format of Applications Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because members must demonstrate an interest VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:32 Jan 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 in the security of the area covered by the Committee/Regional Sub-Committees, we particularly encourage the submission of information highlighting experience in maritime or security matters. Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) (the Act) authorizes the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Committees for any port area of the United States. See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2); 33 CFR 103.205; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. The Act exempts Area Maritime Security Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92– 463). P.W. Brennan, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Detroit. [FR Doc. E8–107 Filed 1–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2007–0194] Area Maritime Security Committee, Eastern Great Lakes; and Regional Sub-Committees; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, Eastern Great Lakes and five regional subcommittees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, Lake Ontario Region and St Lawrence Region. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Buffalo, on February 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit applications for membership to the Captain of the Port, Buffalo, Attn: Regional Executive Coordinator, 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14203–3189. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Northeast Ohio Region Executive Coordinator—Mr. Peter Killmer at 216–937–0136. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1363 Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Executive Coordinator—Mr. Joseph Fetscher at 216–937–0126. Northwestern New York Region Executive Coordinator—Mr. Timothy Balunis at 716–843–9559. Lake Ontario Region Executive Coordinator—Mr. David Mergenthaler at 716–843–9579. St Lawrence Region Executive Coordinator—Mr. Ralph Kring at 716– 843–9326. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee The Area Maritime Security Committee, Eastern Great Lakes (the Committee and Sub-Committees), is established under, and governed by, 33 CFR Part 103, subpart C. The functions of the Committee/Sub-Committees include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations. (2) Identifying risks (i.e., threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences). (3) Determining strategies and implementation methods for mitigation. (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously evaluating overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied. (5) Advising and assisting the Captain of the Port in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan under 33 CFR Part 103, subpart E. Positions Available on the Committee There are 10 vacancies on the Eastern Great Lakes Committee. These vacancies will be the Chairperson and ViceChairperson from the five regional subcommittees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, Lake Ontario Region and St Lawrence Region. Members may be selected from: (1) The Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government; (2) The State government and political subdivisions of the State; (3) Local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; (4) Law enforcement and security organizations; (5) Maritime industry, including labor; (6) Other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and (7) Port stakeholders affected by security practices and policies. In support of the Coast Guard’s policy on gender and ethnic diversity, we E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2007-0197]


Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee Detroit; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area 
Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Detroit. The Committee assists the 
Captain of the Port, Detroit, in developing, reviewing, and updating 
the

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Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard 
Captain of the Port Detroit by February 7, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the 
Captain of the Port Detroit at the following address: U.S. Coast Guard 
Sector Detroit, 110 Mt. Elliot Ave., Detroit, MI, 48207.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an 
application or about the AMSC in general contact: LT Jeff Ahlgren, 
Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Detroit, 110 Mount Elliot 
Ave., Detroit MI, 48207; (313) 568-9580.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Committee

    The Area Maritime Security Committee (the Committee and Sub-
Committees), is established under, and governed by, 33 CFR Part 103, 
subpart C. The functions of the Committee/Sub-Committees include, but 
are not limited to, the following:
    (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations.
    (2) Identifying risks (i.e., threats, vulnerabilities, and 
consequences).
    (3) Determining strategies and implementation methods for 
mitigation.
    (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously 
evaluating overall port security by considering consequences and 
vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional 
mitigation strategies can be applied.
    (5) Advising and assisting the Captain of the Port in developing, 
reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan under 33 CFR 
Part 103, subpart E.

Qualification of Members

    Members must have at least 5 years of experience related to 
maritime or port security operations. Applicants may be required to 
pass an appropriate security background check before appointment to the 
Committee/Sub-Committees.
    Applicants must register and remain active as Coast Guard Homeport 
users if appointed.
    The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member 
may serve one additional term of office. Members are not salaried or 
otherwise compensated for their service on the Committee/Sub-
Committees.

Format of Applications

    Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because 
members must demonstrate an interest in the security of the area 
covered by the Committee/Regional Sub-Committees, we particularly 
encourage the submission of information highlighting experience in 
maritime or security matters.

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 
(Pub. L. 107-295) (the Act) authorizes the Secretary of the Department 
in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime 
Security Committees for any port area of the United States. See 33 
U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2); 33 CFR 103.205; Department of 
Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. The Act exempts Area Maritime 
Security Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 
U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).

P.W. Brennan,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Detroit.
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