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Download as PDF 55580 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 28, 2009 / Notices and Haida Indian Tribes, Kootznoowoo Inc., Sealaska Corporation, Sitka Tribe of Alaska, and Yakutat Tlingit Tribe that this notice has been published. Dated: October 8, 2009 Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. E9–25968 Filed 10–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the completion of an inventory of human remains in the possession and control of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA. The human remains were removed from Duval County, FL. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003 (d)(3). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the museum, institution, or Federal agency that has control of the Native American human remains. The National Park Service is not responsible for the determinations in this notice. A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and Seminole Tribe of Florida (Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations). In 1889, human remains representing a minimum of one individual were removed from ‘‘Pablo Beach’’ (now Jacksonville Beach), Duval County, FL, by Walter B. Currier. The human remains were donated to the Harvard Odontological Society by Mr. Currier later that same year. In 1892, the Harvard Odontological Society loaned these human remains to the Harvard Dental School Museum. By the late 1960s, the Dental Museum had been dissolved and its remaining holdings were transferred to Harvard Medical School’s Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, which includes the Warren Anatomical Museum. In 2009, the VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:34 Oct 27, 2009 Jkt 220001 Harvard Odontological Society donated these human remains to the Warren Anatomical Museum for the purpose of NAGPRA implementation. No known individual was identified. No associated funerary objects are present. Museum documentation identifies the individual as ‘‘Seminole’’ from an ‘‘Indian Mound’’ in Pablo Beach (now Jacksonville Beach), FL. Osteological information suggests that this individual most likely dates from the Protohistoric to early Historic Periods. The human remains were collected from an area commonly considered to be traditional Seminole territory during those periods. Oral traditions and historic evidence supports the cultural affiliation to Seminole people. The Seminole are represented by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and Seminole Tribe of Florida. Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (9–10), the human remains described above represent the physical remains of one individual of Native American ancestry. Officials of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Warren Anatomical Museum also have determined that, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3001 (2), there is a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced between the Native American human remains and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and Seminole Tribe of Florida. Representatives of any other Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains should contact Patricia Capone, Repatriation Coordinator, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138, telephone (617) 496–2047, before November 27, 2009. Repatriation of the human remains to the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and Seminole Tribe of Florida may proceed after that date if no additional claimants come forward. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University is responsible for notifying the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and Seminole Tribe of Florida that this notice has been published. Dated: October 7, 2009 Sherry Hutt, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. E9–25967 Filed 10–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–50–S PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR Geological Survey National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 96– 472, the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a 2-day meeting on November 4 and 5, 2009. The first day will be a joint meeting with the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (CEPEC). The meeting will be held at the U.S. Geological Survey Offices on the campus of the California Institue of Technology, 525 South Wilson Avenue, Pasadena, California 91106. The Council is comprised of members from academia and the Federal Government. The Council shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on proposed earthquake predictions, on the completeness and scientific validity of the available data related to earthquake predictions, and on related matters as assigned by the Director. Additional information about the Council may be found at: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/ aboutus/nepec/. At the joint meeting on November 4, the Councils will review methods for rapidly estimating the probability of a large earthquake following a possible foreshock or during a swarm of seismicity, review and discuss procedures by which Council findings are to be transmitted to the USGS and to the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA), and the format and content of earthquake advisory statements that may be composed and delivered at times of heightened concern. Findings of an International Commission convened by the Italian government to provide advice on ‘‘operational earthquake forecasting’’ following the damaging L’Aquila earthquake of April 2009 will be presented. The Councils will also discuss review procedures for the project intended to deliver an updated Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF) in summer 2012. On November 5, the NEPEC will discuss outcomes of the previous day’s meeting, plan topics to be explored by the Council in future meetings, and receive brief updates on previous discussion topics. Workshops and meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council are open to the public. A draft workshop agenda is E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 28, 2009 / Notices available on request (contact information below). In order to ensure sufficient seating and hand-outs, it is requested that visitors pre-register by October 30. Members of the public wishing to make a statement to the Committee should provide notice of that intention by October 30 so that time may be allotted in the agenda. DATES: November 4, 2009, commencing at 10:30 a.m. and adjourning at 5:30 p.m., and November 5, 2009, commencing at 8:30 a.m. and adjourning at Noon. Contact: Dr. Michael Blanpied, Executive Secretary, National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192. (703) 648–6696, E-mail: mblanpied@usgs.gov. Cost Center Billing Code: 10–7908– 99500. Dated: October 21, 2009. Peter Lyttle, Acting Associate Director for Geology. [FR Doc. E9–25914 Filed 10–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR phone at (703) 358-1784; by e-mail at dbhc@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop MBSP 45014075, Arlington, VA. 22203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-Federal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding approval by, the Commission. Project proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http:// www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/ NAWCA/Standard/US/Overview.shtm. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. The Council will consider U.S. Standard and Mexican grant proposals at the December meeting. The date for the Commission meeting is March 10, 2010. Dated: October 14, 2009 Paul R. Schmidt, Assistant Director–Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. E9–25934 Filed 10–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–S Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS-R9-MB-2009-N214] [91100-3740-GRNT 7C] INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council [Inv. No. 332–508] Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Overview of Participation in U.S. Exports erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). This meeting is open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Council Meeting: December 9, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon). If you are interested in presenting information at the North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) public meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than November 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center, 602 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Johnson, Council Coordinator, by VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:34 Oct 27, 2009 Jkt 220001 AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation. SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request on October 6, 2009, from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the Commission instituted investigation No. 332–508, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Overview of Participation in U.S. Exports, for the purpose of preparing the first of a series of three reports requested by the USTR relating to small and medium-sized enterprises. DATES: January 12, 2010: Transmittal of Commission report to the USTR. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55581 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ edis.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leaders Laura Bloodgood (202– 708–4726 or laura.bloodgood@usitc.gov) or Alexander Hammer (202–205–3271 or alexander.hammer@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. Background: In his letter the USTR requested, under the authority of section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, that the Commission provide three reports during the next 12 months relating to small- and medium-sized enterprises. In this notice the Commission is instituting the first of three investigations under section 332(g) for the purpose of preparing the first report, which is to be transmitted to the USTR by January 12, 2010. The Commission will institute separate investigations under section 332(g) at later dates for the purpose of preparing the second and third reports. In the first report the Commission will, as requested, provide an overview of the current state of SMEs’ participation in U.S. exports. The report will describe, to the extent possible, characteristics of SMEs, their exports, and their role in generating employment and economic activity in the U.S. economy. The report will focus on merchandise and services exports by U.S. SMEs, providing information on the value of SME exports, products and sectors involved, large markets for U.S. SMEs’ exports, and how SME exports have changed over time with respect to these factors. The Commission will also seek to identify gaps in currently available data that may inhibit a more comprehensive understanding of SME participation in export trade. E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

Geological Survey


National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 96-472, the National Earthquake 
Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a 2-day meeting on 
November 4 and 5, 2009. The first day will be a joint meeting with the 
California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (CEPEC). The 
meeting will be held at the U.S. Geological Survey Offices on the 
campus of the California Institue of Technology, 525 South Wilson 
Avenue, Pasadena, California 91106. The Council is comprised of members 
from academia and the Federal Government. The Council shall advise the 
Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on proposed earthquake 
predictions, on the completeness and scientific validity of the 
available data related to earthquake predictions, and on related 
matters as assigned by the Director. Additional information about the 
Council may be found at: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/aboutus/nepec/.
    At the joint meeting on November 4, the Councils will review 
methods for rapidly estimating the probability of a large earthquake 
following a possible foreshock or during a swarm of seismicity, review 
and discuss procedures by which Council findings are to be transmitted 
to the USGS and to the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA), 
and the format and content of earthquake advisory statements that may 
be composed and delivered at times of heightened concern. Findings of 
an International Commission convened by the Italian government to 
provide advice on ``operational earthquake forecasting'' following the 
damaging L'Aquila earthquake of April 2009 will be presented. The 
Councils will also discuss review procedures for the project intended 
to deliver an updated Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast 
(UCERF) in summer 2012.
    On November 5, the NEPEC will discuss outcomes of the previous 
day's meeting, plan topics to be explored by the Council in future 
meetings, and receive brief updates on previous discussion topics.
    Workshops and meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction 
Evaluation Council are open to the public. A draft workshop agenda is

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available on request (contact information below). In order to ensure 
sufficient seating and hand-outs, it is requested that visitors pre-
register by October 30. Members of the public wishing to make a 
statement to the Committee should provide notice of that intention by 
October 30 so that time may be allotted in the agenda.

DATES: November 4, 2009, commencing at 10:30 a.m. and adjourning at 
5:30 p.m., and November 5, 2009, commencing at 8:30 a.m. and adjourning 
at Noon.
    Contact: Dr. Michael Blanpied, Executive Secretary, National 
Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 
905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192. (703) 648-
6696, E-mail: mblanpied@usgs.gov.
    Cost Center Billing Code: 10-7908-99500.

    Dated: October 21, 2009.
Peter Lyttle,
Acting Associate Director for Geology.
[FR Doc. E9-25914 Filed 10-27-09; 8:45 am]
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