Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of Meeting, 41168 [E8-15775]

Download as PDF 41168 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 138 / Thursday, July 17, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE Announcement of a Formal Evaluation of the Annual Grant Competition (Formerly Known as the Unsolicited Grant Initiative); Effective Immediately United States Mint Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee August 2008 Public Meeting Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee August 2008 Public Meeting. ACTION: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting and public forum scheduled for August 1, 2008, at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money. Date: August 1, 2008. Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (public meeting followed by public forum). Location: Room 316, Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Subject: Review candidate reverse designs for the 2009 American Eagle Platinum Coin Program, candidate privy mark designs for the American Eagle Platinum Coin series, and other business. Interested persons should call 202– 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. • Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cliff Northup, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6830. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: United States Institute of Peace (USIP). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Conduct an evaluation to assess the contribution and impact of the work of its Annual Grant Competition Program (formerly unsolicited grant program) from 1996– 2006. USIP seeks an assessment of the program’s effectiveness in advancing the Institute’s mission to ‘‘prevent and resolve violent international conflicts, promote post-conflict stability and development, and increase conflict management capacity, tools, and intellectual capital worldwide.’’ The evaluation seeks to address the following concerns: (1) Demographic data of organizations and individuals funded by USIP (670 grantees); (2) Accountability of grantees; (3) Impact of USIP grants on the grantees and the professional field; (4) Perception of Annual Grant Competition Program at home and abroad. The fixed-price contract of $50,000 will be awarded to a not-for-profit organization. Deadline: Received by July 28, 2008, 5 p.m. Proposal must include: Letter of Intent; Proof of non-profit status; Demonstrated knowledge of the conflict management field; Summary of proposed evaluation methodologies and techniques; Two examples of completed evaluation efforts; CVs of lead investigator and team members. Notification Date: August 11, 2008. Completion Date: January 30, 2009. DATES: United States Institute of Peace, Grant Program, 1200 17th Street, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036– 3011, (202) 429–3842 (phone), (202) 833–1018 (fax), (202) 457–1719 (TTY), E-mail: grants@usip.org. ADDRESSES: The Grant Program Annual Grant Competition, Phone (202) 429–3842, email: grants@usip.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards will be held on July 17–18, 2008, at 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The July 17 session will be in room 630, and the July 18 session will be in room 530. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on adverse health effects that may be associated with exposure to ionizing radiation, and to make recommendations on proposed standards and guidelines regarding VA benefit claims based upon exposure to ionizing radiation. The major items on the agenda for both days will be discussions of medical and scientific papers concerning the health effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. On the basis of the discussions, the Committee may make recommendations to the Secretary concerning the relationship of certain diseases to exposure to ionizing radiation. The July 18 session will include planning for future Committee activities and assignment of tasks among members. An open forum for oral statements from the public will be available for 30 minutes in the afternoon each day. People wishing to make oral statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a first-come, firstserved basis and will be provided three minutes per statement. Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Ms. Bernice Green at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Compensation and Pension Service, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, by phone at (202) 461–9723, or by fax at (202) 275–1728. Individuals should submit written questions or prepared statements for the Committee’s review to Ms. Green at least five days prior to the meeting. Those who submit material may be asked for clarification prior to its consideration by the Committee. Dated: July 11, 2008. Edmund C. Moy, Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. E8–16341 Filed 7–16–08; 8:45 am] Dated: July 7, 2008. Michael Graham, Vice President for Administration. [FR Doc. E8–15767 Filed 7–16–08; 8:45 am] Dated: June 20, 2008. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–15775 Filed 7–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P BILLING CODE 6820–AR–M BILLING CODE 8320–01–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:03 Jul 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 138 (Thursday, July 17, 2008)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of 
Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the 
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards will be held on 
July 17-18, 2008, at 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, from 8 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The July 17 session will be in room 630, 
and the July 18 session will be in room 530. The meeting is open to the 
public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary 
of Veterans Affairs on adverse health effects that may be associated 
with exposure to ionizing radiation, and to make recommendations on 
proposed standards and guidelines regarding VA benefit claims based 
upon exposure to ionizing radiation.
    The major items on the agenda for both days will be discussions of 
medical and scientific papers concerning the health effects of exposure 
to ionizing radiation. On the basis of the discussions, the Committee 
may make recommendations to the Secretary concerning the relationship 
of certain diseases to exposure to ionizing radiation. The July 18 
session will include planning for future Committee activities and 
assignment of tasks among members.
    An open forum for oral statements from the public will be available 
for 30 minutes in the afternoon each day. People wishing to make oral 
statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a first-come, 
first-served basis and will be provided three minutes per statement.
    Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Ms. Bernice 
Green at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Compensation and Pension 
Service, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, by phone at 
(202) 461-9723, or by fax at (202) 275-1728. Individuals should submit 
written questions or prepared statements for the Committee's review to 
Ms. Green at least five days prior to the meeting. Those who submit 
material may be asked for clarification prior to its consideration by 
the Committee.

    Dated: June 20, 2008.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
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