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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 2, 2008 / Notices Nominations to the Advisory Committee or to a species working group should include a letter of interest and a resume or curriculum vitae. Letters of recommendation are useful but not required. Self-nominations are acceptable. When making a nomination, please clearly specify which appointment (Advisory Committee member or technical advisor to a species working group) is being sought. Requesting consideration for placement on both the Advisory Committee and a species working group is acceptable. Those interested in a species working group technical advisor appointment should indicate which of the four working groups is preferred. Placement on the requested species working group, however, is not guaranteed. Dated: August 27, 2008. Rebecca Lent, Director, Office of International Affairs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–20281 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Notification of Request for Extension of Approval of Information Collection Activity—Customer Satisfaction Surveys Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In the May 29, 2008, Federal Register (73 FR 30883), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) published a notice in accordance with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) (PRA), to announce the agency’s intention to seek extension of its PRA approval to conduct surveys to determine the kind and quality of services CPSC customers want and customers’ level of satisfaction with existing services. The Commission now announces that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for extension of approval of that collection of information. These customer surveys are used by the CPSC Office of Financial Management, Planning and Evaluation to prepare sections of the agency’s annual performance plan and accountability report in accordance with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993. The information from the surveys will provide measures of the quality and effectiveness of agency efforts related to three goals in erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:40 Aug 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 its strategic plan: Informing the public, industry services, and customer satisfaction. If this information is not collected, the Commission would not have the means to measure its effectiveness in providing useful services to consumers and others, and lack information necessary to guide program development. Additional Information About the Request for Extension of Approval of Information Collection Activity Title of information collection: Customer Satisfaction Surveys: fasttrack recall survey; ombudsman survey, state partner survey, hotline survey, Web site survey and clearinghouse survey. Type of request: Extension of approval. Frequency of collection: Each survey will be conducted once during a 3-year period. General description of respondents: (1) Consumers that telephone the Hotline or access the CPSC Web site via the Internet to report product-related incidents, or to obtain information on recent product recalls; (2) consumers, industry members, or others that contact the National Injury Information Clearinghouse for information; (3) State representatives who work with CPSC on cooperative programs; (4) firms that use CPSC’s Fast-Track Product Recall Program to report and simultaneously propose satisfactory product recall plans; and (5) small businesses that seek information or assistance from the CPSC’s small business ombudsman. Estimated number of respondents: 684 per year. Estimated average number of responses per respondent: One per year. Estimated number of responses for all respondents: 684 per year. Estimated number of hours for all respondents: 65 hours per year. Estimated cost of collection for all respondents: $1,821 per year. Comments: Comments on this request for extension of approval of an information collection activity should be submitted by October 2, 2008, to the (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for CPSC, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503; telephone: (202) 395–7340, and (2) by e-mail to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, at cpsc-os@cpsc.gov. Comments may also be sent by facsimile to (301) 504– 0127, or by mail to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, telephone (301) 504–7923. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51293 Copies of this request for approval of information collection and supporting documentation are available from Linda Glatz, Division of Policy and Planning, Office of Information Technology and Technology Services, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: (301) 504–7671 or by e-mail to lglatz@cpsc.gov. Dated: August 26, 2008. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. E8–20284 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Technical Advisory Council Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the National Technical Advisory Council. Notice of the meeting is required by Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to participate. DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Education, Barnard Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave, SW., Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Rooney, Designated Federal Officer, National Technical Advisory Council; 400 Maryland Ave., SW., Room 3W246, Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 401–0113; fax: (202) 260–7764; e-mail: Patrick.Rooney@ed.gov. The National Technical Advisory Council is authorized by Secretary Margaret Spellings. Established within the Department of Education (Department) to advise the Secretary of Education and the Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education (Assistant Secretary) on the design and implementation of standards, assessments, and accountability systems consistent with Federal statutes and regulations. At the September 16, 2008, meeting, the Committee will discuss Department guidance related to performance indexes, growth models, and the development of new state assessments and their use in accountability systems. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1 51294 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 2, 2008 / Notices Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on September 3, 2008. Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on September 3, 2008. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–20209 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–20210 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RR08–5–000] [Docket No. RR08–1–003] [Docket No. CP08–460–000] North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Filing North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Filing August 15, 2008. August 15, 2008. Take notice that on August 14, 2008, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation filed a Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Bylaws of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, pursuant to section 215(f) of the Federal Power Act and CFR 39.10. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Take notice that on August 14, 2008, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation filed a Further Compliance filing in response to paragraph 18 of February 21, 2008, Order, Order Conditionally Approving Amended Rules of Procedure, 122 FERC ¶61,142 (2008). Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Rockies Express Pipeline LLC; Notice of Expedited Comment Date and Petition of the Indicated Shippers for Immediate Injunctive Relief and an Expedited Technical Conference Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting should notify Courtney Merritt at (202) 401–0113, no later than 5 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their availability. There will not be an opportunity for public comment during this meeting. Records are kept of all Committee proceedings and are available for public inspection at 400 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20202, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday. Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister/index.html. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1–888– 293–6498; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512–1530. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html. erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Kerri L. Briggs, Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. E8–20185 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:40 Aug 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 August 15, 2008. Take notice that on August 13, 2008, the Indicated Shippers (ConocoPhillips Company, Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., and Yates Petroleum Corporation) filed a petition for immediate injunctive relief and an expedited technical conference. The Indicated Shippers request the Commission to enjoin Rockies Express E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51293-51294]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-20185]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Technical Advisory Council

AGENCY: Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary 
Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the National 
Technical Advisory Council. Notice of the meeting is required by 
Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended 
to notify the public of their opportunity to participate.

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Education, Barnard Auditorium, 400 
Maryland Ave, SW., Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Rooney, Designated Federal 
Officer, National Technical Advisory Council; 400 Maryland Ave., SW., 
Room 3W246, Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 401-0113; fax: (202) 
260-7764; e-mail: Patrick.Rooney@ed.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Technical Advisory Council is 
authorized by Secretary Margaret Spellings. Established within the 
Department of Education (Department) to advise the Secretary of 
Education and the Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary 
Education (Assistant Secretary) on the design and implementation of 
standards, assessments, and accountability systems consistent with 
Federal statutes and regulations.
    At the September 16, 2008, meeting, the Committee will discuss 
Department guidance related to performance indexes, growth models, and 
the development of new state assessments and their use in 
accountability systems.

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    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting should notify Courtney Merritt at (202) 401-0113, 
no later than 5 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. We will 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot 
guarantee their availability. There will not be an opportunity for 
public comment during this meeting.
    Records are kept of all Committee proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at 400 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20202, from 
the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time Monday through 
Friday.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister/
index.html.
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
nara/index.html.


Kerri L. Briggs,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. E8-20185 Filed 8-29-08; 8:45 am]
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