Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 34704 [E8-13393]

Download as PDF 34704 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 18, 2008 / Notices reappointed must completely update their nominations and provide a new background disclosure form (AD–755) to reaffirm their candidacy. Service as a task force member shall not constitute employment by, or the holding of an office of the United States for the purpose of Federal law. A task force member shall serve for a term of 2 years. Task force members shall receive no compensation from NRCS for their service as task force members except as described below. While away from home or regular place of business as a member of the task force, the member will be eligible for travel expenses paid by NRCS, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, at the same rate as a person employed intermittently in the Government service, under Section 5703 of Title 5, United States Code. Additional information about AAQTF is located on the Internet at http:// www.airquality.nrcs.usda.gov/AAQTF/. Submitting Nominations Nominations should be typed and include the following: 1. A brief summary of no more than two pages explaining the nominee’s qualifications to serve on AAQTF; 2. Resume; 3. A completed copy of Form AD–755; 4. Any recent publications relative to air quality; and 5. Any letters of endorsement. Nominations should be sent to Michele Laur at the address listed above and postmarked no later than August 4, 2008. To ensure that recommendations of the task force take into account the needs of underserved and diverse communities served by USDA, membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals representing minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Signed in Washington, DC, on June 3, 2008. Arlen L. Lancaster, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service. [FR Doc. E8–13675 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:01 Jun 17, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: June 5, 2008. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E8–13393 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M Equal Opportunity Statement BILLING CODE 3410–16–P Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before (Insert date 20 days after publication in the Federal Register). Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 2104. Docket Number: 08–026. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Rd., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai Spirit T12BT. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to examine all or portions of vertebrate and invertebrate organisms. The instrument will be a means of examination of samples for a wide range of studies. The overall objective is to examine these structures at high resolution. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 16, 2008. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Intent to Evaluate and Notice of Availability of Final Findings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the Hawaii Coastal Management Program, the Minnesota Coastal Management Program, the San Francisco (California) Bay Conservation and Development Commission, and the California State Coastal Conservancy. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Coastal Zone Management Program evaluations will be conducted pursuant to section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended (CZMA) and regulations at 15 CFR part 923, Subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of Coastal Management Programs requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. Each evaluation will include a site visit, consideration of public comments, and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. A public meeting will be held as part of the site visit. Notice is hereby given of the dates of the site visits for the listed evaluations, and the dates, local times, and locations of the public meetings during the site visits. Dates and Times: The Hawaii Coastal Management Program evaluation site visit will be held July 25–August 4, 2008. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at 7 p.m. at the Hilo State Office Building, Conference Rooms A, B, and C, 75 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawaii. Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program evaluation site visit will be held August 4–8, 2008. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 6 p.m. at the Lafayette Community Center, 3026 Minnesota Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota. The joint San Francisco (California) Bay Conservation and Development Commission and the California State Coastal Conservancy evaluation site visit will be held September 22–26, 2008. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at 7 p.m. at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, McAteer-Petris Conference Room, 50 California Street, San Francisco, California. ADDRESSES: Copies of states’ most recent performance reports, as well as OCRM’s evaluation notification and supplemental information request letters to the states, are available upon request from OCRM. Written comments from interested parties regarding these Programs are encouraged and will be accepted until 15 days after the public E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 118 (Wednesday, June 18, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

    Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and 
Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended 
by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments 
on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, 
for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to 
be used, are being manufactured in the United States.
    Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the 
regulations and be postmarked on or before (Insert date 20 days after 
publication in the Federal Register). Address written comments to 
Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be examined between 
8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 2104.
    Docket Number: 08-026. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 
4000 Jones Bridge Rd., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope, Model Tecnai Spirit T12BT. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech 
Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to 
examine all or portions of vertebrate and invertebrate organisms. The 
instrument will be a means of examination of samples for a wide range 
of studies. The overall objective is to examine these structures at 
high resolution. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 
16, 2008.

    Dated: June 5, 2008.
Faye Robinson,
Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff.
[FR Doc. E8-13393 Filed 6-17-08; 8:45 am]
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