Certification Related to Aerial Eradication in Colombia Under the Andean Counterdrug Programs Section of the Department of State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (Division H, Pub. L. 111-8), 42356 [E9-20147]

Download as PDF 42356 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 161 / Friday, August 21, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6735] Certification Related to Aerial Eradication in Colombia Under the Andean Counterdrug Programs Section of the Department of State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (Division H, Pub. L. 111–8) Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of State and delegated to me, including under the Andean Counterdrug Programs section of the Department of State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009, (Division H, Pub. L. 111–8), I hereby determine and certify that: (1) The herbicide used for aerial eradication of illicit crops in Colombia is being used in accordance with EPA label requirements for comparable use in the United States and in accordance with Colombian laws; (2) the herbicide, in the manner it is being used, does not pose unreasonable risks or adverse effects to humans or the environment including endemic species; and (3) complaints of harm to health or licit crops caused by such aerial eradication are thoroughly evaluated and fair compensation is being paid in a timely manner for meritorious claims. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register, and copies shall be transmitted to the appropriate committees of Congress. Dated: August 7, 2009. William J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–20147 Filed 8–20–09; 8:45 am] 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Vermeer’s Masterpiece: The Milkmaid,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about September 9, 2009, until on or about November 29, 2009, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/632–6473). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: August 11, 2009. Maura M. Pally, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–20146 Filed 8–20–09; 8:45 am] OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [PUBLIC NOTICE 6734] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Vermeer’s Masterpiece: The Milkmaid’’ srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice; Correction. SUMMARY: On June 19, 2009, notice was published on page 29262 of the Federal Register (volume 74, number 117) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibit ‘‘Vermeer’s Masterpiece: The Milkmaid.’’ The referenced notice is corrected as to additional objects to be included in the exhibition. Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:22 Aug 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 Notice of Meeting of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC–11) AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice of a Partially Opened Meeting. SUMMARY: The Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC–11) will hold a meeting on Monday, September 14, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be closed to the public from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and opened to the public from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for September 14, 2009, unless otherwise notified. PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Lisa A. Garcia, Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison. [FR Doc. E9–20118 Filed 8–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W9–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOT–OST–2009–0115] Agency Information Collection Activities: Renewed Approval of Information Collection AGENCY: Office of the Secretary (OST), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. BILLING CODE 4710–05–P BILLING CODE 4710–17–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, Training Room A, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Hellstern, DFO for ITAC–11 at (202) 482–3222, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: During the opened portion of the meeting the following agenda items will be considered. • Congressional SME Initiative. • Foreign Direct Investment. • World Bank Opportunities for Small and Minority Business. • Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee Updates—ITA, SBA, OPIC, Exim Bank. • Export Controls. Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves the Supplemental Discretionary Grants for a National Surface Transportation System, or TIGER Discretionary Grants. The information to be collected will be used to and/or is necessary in order to receive and evaluate applications for grant funds pursuant to Title XII of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Title XII established a new program for OST to provide Supplemental Discretionary Grants for a National Surface Transportation System. OST is referring to these grants as Grants for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or ‘‘TIGER Discretionary Grants.’’ The purposes of E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6735]


Certification Related to Aerial Eradication in Colombia Under the 
Andean Counterdrug Programs Section of the Department of State Foreign 
Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (Division H, 
Pub. L. 111-8)

    Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of State and 
delegated to me, including under the Andean Counterdrug Programs 
section of the Department of State Foreign Operations and Related 
Programs Appropriations Act, 2009, (Division H, Pub. L. 111-8), I 
hereby determine and certify that: (1) The herbicide used for aerial 
eradication of illicit crops in Colombia is being used in accordance 
with EPA label requirements for comparable use in the United States and 
in accordance with Colombian laws; (2) the herbicide, in the manner it 
is being used, does not pose unreasonable risks or adverse effects to 
humans or the environment including endemic species; and (3) complaints 
of harm to health or licit crops caused by such aerial eradication are 
thoroughly evaluated and fair compensation is being paid in a timely 
manner for meritorious claims.
    This certification shall be published in the Federal Register, and 
copies shall be transmitted to the appropriate committees of Congress.

    Dated: August 7, 2009.
William J. Burns,
Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-20147 Filed 8-20-09; 8:45 am]
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