Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 56980 [2010-23187]

Download as PDF wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 56980 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 180 / Friday, September 17, 2010 / Notices Among the alternatives that RUS will address in the EIS is the ‘‘No Action’’ alternative, under which the proposal would not be undertaken. In the EIS, the effects of the proposal will be compared to the existing conditions in the proposal area. Alternative transmission line corridors will be refined as part of the EIS scoping process and will be addressed in the EIS. Public health and safety, environmental impacts, and engineering aspects of the proposal will be considered in the EIS. RUS is the lead Federal agency, as defined at 40 CFR 1501.5, for preparation of the EIS. The USFS is a cooperating agency. With this Notice, federally recognized Native American Tribes and Federal agencies with jurisdiction or special expertise are invited to be cooperating agencies. Such tribes or agencies may make a request to RUS to be a cooperating agency by contacting the RUS contact provided in this Notice. Designated cooperating agencies have certain responsibilities to support the NEPA process, as specified at 40 CFR 1501.6(b). As part of its broad environmental review process, RUS must take into account the effect of the proposal on historic properties in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (Section 106) and its implementing regulation, ‘‘Protection of Historic Properties’’ (36 CFR part 800). Pursuant to 36 CFR 800.2(d)(3), RUS is using its procedures for public involvement under NEPA to meet its responsibilities to solicit and consider the views of the public during Section 106 review. Accordingly, comments submitted in response to scoping will inform RUS decision-making in Section 106 review. Any party wishing to participate more directly with RUS as a ‘‘consulting party’’ in Section 106 review may submit a written request to the RUS contact provided in this Notice. RUS will use input provided by government agencies, private organizations, and the public in the preparation of the draft EIS. The draft EIS will be available for review and comment for 45 days. A final EIS that considers all comments received will subsequently be prepared. The final EIS will be available for review for 30 days. Following the 30-day review period, RUS will prepare a Record of Decision (ROD). Notices announcing the availability of the draft EIS, the final EIS, and the ROD will be published in the Federal Register and in local newspapers. Any final action by RUS related to the proposal will be subject to, and contingent upon, compliance with all relevant executive orders and Federal, VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Sep 16, 2010 Jkt 220001 state, and local environmental laws and regulations in addition to the completion of the environmental review requirements as prescribed in RUS’s Environmental Policies and Procedures, 7 CFR part 1794, as amended. Mark S. Plank, Director, Engineering and Environmental Staff, USDA, Rural Utilities Service. requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Richard J. Brenner, Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 2010–23187 Filed 9–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE [FR Doc. 2010–22964 Filed 9–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Sierra County Resource Advisory Committee Agricultural Research Service AGENCY: Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to PlantHaven, Inc. of Santa Barbara, California, an exclusive license to the variety of hibiscus described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 12/454,676, ‘‘Sahara Sunset,’’ filed on May 21, 2009. SUMMARY: ACTION: Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. The Sierra County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Downieville, California. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110– 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss projects submitted for funding and the expenditure of Title II funds benefiting National Forest System lands in Sierra County. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 10 a.m. DATES: DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 18, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4–1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705–5131. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: June Blalock of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301–504–5989. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Federal Government’s rights in this plant variety are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public interest to so license this variety as PlantHaven, Inc. of Santa Barbara, California has submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within thirty (30) days from the date of this published Notice, the Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The meeting will be held at the Downieville Community Hall, 327 Main St, Downieville, CA. Ann Westling, Committee Coordinator, USDA, Tahoe National Forest, 631 Coyote St, Nevada City, CA, 95959, (530) 478–6205, e-mail: awestling@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Welcome and Introductions; (2) Review of RAC Operating Guidelines; (3) Discussion of Proposed Projects; (4) Vote on Proposed Projects; and (5) Comments from the Public. The meeting is open to the public and the public will have an opportunity to comment at the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 7, 2010. Judie L. Tartaglia, Deputy Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2010–22875 Filed 9–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 180 (Friday, September 17, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 56980]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-23187]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service


Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to 
PlantHaven, Inc. of Santa Barbara, California, an exclusive license to 
the variety of hibiscus described in U.S. Plant Patent Application 
Serial No. 12/454,676, ``Sahara Sunset,'' filed on May 21, 2009.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 18, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 
5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4-1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June Blalock of the Office of 
Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 
301-504-5989.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government's rights in this 
plant variety are assigned to the United States of America, as 
represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public 
interest to so license this variety as PlantHaven, Inc. of Santa 
Barbara, California has submitted a complete and sufficient application 
for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-
bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 
and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted 
unless, within thirty (30) days from the date of this published Notice, 
the Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and 
argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be 
consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

Richard J. Brenner,
Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2010-23187 Filed 9-16-10; 8:45 am]
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