Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee (SC); Announcement of Plenary Session, 63504-63505 [E8-25399]

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Authority: Title VI of Public Law 97–468 (96 Stat. 2556) Dated: October 14, 2008. John A. Sroufe, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Alaska. [FR Doc. E8–24979 Filed 10–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee (SC); Announcement of Plenary Session Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The OCS Scientific Committee will meet at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Virginia. DATES: Thursday, November 6, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Friday, November 7, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, Virginia, telephone (703) 352–2525. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the agenda may be requested from MMS by calling Ms. Carolyn Beamer at (703) 787–1211. Other inquiries concerning the OCS SC meeting should be addressed to Dr. James Kendall, Executive Secretary to the OCS SC, Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 207 / Friday, October 24, 2008 / Notices 4043, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817 or by calling (703) 787–1656. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCS SC will provide advice on the feasibility, appropriateness, and scientific value of the OCS Environmental Studies Program to the Secretary of the Interior through the Director of the MMS. The SC will review the relevance of the research and data being produced to meet MMS scientific information needs for decision making and may recommend changes in scope, direction, and emphasis. The Committee will meet in plenary session on Thursday, November 6. The Director will present an overview of MMS and the Associate Director will address the Committee on new opportunities and challenges. There will be an update on activities in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, and Pacific OCS Regions. On Friday, November 7, the Committee will meet in plenary session to discuss Committee business and updates will be provided by the Deepwater, Arctic, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Marine Minerals, and Decommissioning Subcommittees. The meetings are open to the public. Approximately 30 visitors can be accommodated on a first-come-firstserved basis at the plenary session. Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix I, and the Office of Management and Budget’s Circular A–63, Revised. Dated: October 15, 2008. James J. Kendall, Acting Associate Director for Offshore Energy and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. E8–25399 Filed 10–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Availability of North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83) and North American Datum of 1927 (NAD 27) Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that effective with this publication, the following NAD 83-based Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams (for Alaska), and NAD 27based Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams (for the Gulf of Mexico), with revision dates as VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:48 Oct 23, 2008 Jkt 217001 indicated, are now available. The Minerals Management Service in accordance with its authority and responsibility under Title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, is updating the basic record used for the description of oil and gas, mineral, and alternative energy lease sales in the geographic areas they represent. Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams in the Alaska Region Description/Date NM58–02 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NM59–01 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN02–04 (Okmuk Canyon)—August 26, 2004. NN02–06 (Umnak)—August 26, 2004. NN02–08 (Samalga Island)—August 26, 2004. NN03–03 (Akutan)—August 26, 2004. NN03–05 (Unalaska)—August 26, 2004. NN05–01 (Chirikof Island)—July 5, 2004. NN07–06 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN08–02 (Craig)—May 2, 2006. NN08–03 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN08–04 (Dixon Entrance)—May 2, 2006. NN08–05 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN09–01 (Ketchikan)—May 2, 2006. NN09–03 (Prince Rupert)—May 2, 2006. NN59–02 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN59–03 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN59–04 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN59–05 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NN59–07 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NO01–01 (Pervenets Canyon)—May 2, 2006. NO02–06 (St. Paul)—August 26, 2004. NO02–08 (St. George)—August 26, 2004. NO05–02 (Seldovia)—July 5, 2004. NO05–04 (Afognak)—July 5, 2004. NO05–05 (Karluk)—July 5, 2004. NO05–06 (Kodiak)—July 5, 2004. NO05–07 (Trinity Islands)—July 5, 2004. NO06–01 (Blying Sound)—July 5, 2004. NO07–04 (Alsek Valley)—May 2, 2006. NO08–03 (Mt. Fairweather)—May 2, 2006. NO08–04 (Juneau)—May 2, 2006. NO08–05 (Sitka)—May 2, 2006. NO08–06 (Sumdum)—May 2, 2006. NO08–07 (Goddard)—May 2, 2006. NO08–08 (Port Alexander)—May 2, 2006. NO59–08 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NO60–02 (Aleutian Basin)—May 2, 2006. NO60–03 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NO60–04 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NO60–05 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NO60–07 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NP01–02 (Unnamed)—May 2, 2006. NP01–04 (Bossler)—May 2, 2006. NP01–05 (Saulsbury West)—May 2, 2006. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63505 NP01–06 (Saulsbury)—May 2, 2006. NP01–07 (Banks)—May 2, 2006. NP02–01 (Gambell)—August 26, 2004. NP02–02 (St. Lawrence)—August 26, 2004. NP02–04 (Southeast Cape)—August 26, 2004. NP03–01 (Norton Sound)—August 26, 2004. NP03–02 (St. Michael)—August 26, 2004. NP04–01 (Unalakleet)—August 26, 2004. NP06–07 (Seward)—July 5, 2004. NP06–08 (Cordova)—July 5, 2004. NQ02–02 (Cape Seppings West)— August 26, 2004. NQ02–04 (Bering Strait)—August 26, 2004. NQ02–06 (Little Diomede Island)— August 26, 2004. NQ02–07 (Unnamed)—August 26, 2004. NQ02–08 (Ukivok)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–01 (Cape Seppings)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–02 (Noatak)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–03 (Shishmaref)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–04 (Kotzebue)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–05 (Teller)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–07 (Nome)—August 26, 2004. NQ03–08 (Solomon)—August 26, 2004. NQ04–03 (Selawik)—August 26, 2004. NQ04–07 (Cape Denbigh)—August 26, 2004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of Alaska Official Protraction Diagrams may be obtained from the Alaska Public Information Office, Minerals Management Service, 3801 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 500, Anchorage, Alaska 99503–5820, Telephone (800) 764–2627 or (907) 334– 5200. Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams in the Gulf of Mexico Region Description/Date NH16–11 (De Soto Canyon)—August 1, 2008. NG16–02 (Lloyd Ridge)—August 1, 2008. NG16–05 (Henderson)—August 1, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of Gulf of Mexico Official Protraction Diagrams may be obtained from the Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Attention: Public Information Office (MS 5034), 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394, Telephone (504) 736–2519 or 1–800– 200–GULF, Fax (504) 736–2620. Contact through a written request: http:// www.gomr.mms.gov/contact.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of Official Protraction Diagrams for all E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee (SC); 
Announcement of Plenary Session

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The OCS Scientific Committee will meet at the Fairfax Marriott 
at Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Virginia.

DATES: Thursday, November 6, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and 
Friday, November 7, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial 
Highway, Fairfax, Virginia, telephone (703) 352-2525.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the agenda may be requested 
from MMS by calling Ms. Carolyn Beamer at (703) 787-1211. Other 
inquiries concerning the OCS SC meeting should be addressed to Dr. 
James Kendall, Executive Secretary to the OCS SC, Minerals Management 
Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop

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4043, Herndon, Virginia 20170-4817 or by calling (703) 787-1656.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCS SC will provide advice on the 
feasibility, appropriateness, and scientific value of the OCS 
Environmental Studies Program to the Secretary of the Interior through 
the Director of the MMS. The SC will review the relevance of the 
research and data being produced to meet MMS scientific information 
needs for decision making and may recommend changes in scope, 
direction, and emphasis.
    The Committee will meet in plenary session on Thursday, November 6. 
The Director will present an overview of MMS and the Associate Director 
will address the Committee on new opportunities and challenges. There 
will be an update on activities in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, and 
Pacific OCS Regions.
    On Friday, November 7, the Committee will meet in plenary session 
to discuss Committee business and updates will be provided by the 
Deepwater, Arctic, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Marine Minerals, 
and Decommissioning Subcommittees.
    The meetings are open to the public. Approximately 30 visitors can 
be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis at the plenary 
session.

    Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92-463, 5 
U.S.C., Appendix I, and the Office of Management and Budget's 
Circular A-63, Revised.

    Dated: October 15, 2008.
James J. Kendall,
Acting Associate Director for Offshore Energy and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. E8-25399 Filed 10-23-08; 8:45 am]
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