Navigation Safety Advisory Council, 21772-21773 [2011-9356]

Download as PDF 21772 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 74 / Monday, April 18, 2011 / Notices individual certifying his/her agreement for you to access his/her records. Without this bulleted information the component(s) may not be able to conduct an effective search, and your request may be denied due to lack of specificity or lack of compliance with applicable regulations. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Records are obtained by the subject individual. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. Dated: March 24, 2011. Mary Ellen Callahan, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2011–9331 Filed 4–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2011–0204] Navigation Safety Advisory Council Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet on May 4–5, 2011, in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: NAVSAC will meet Wednesday, May 4, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, May 5, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. Pre-registration and written comments are due April 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Navy League Building, Coast Guard Recruiting Command, 5th floor conference room, 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 500, Arlington, Virginia 20598. All visitors to the Navy League Building must pre-register to be admitted to the building. You may preregister by contacting the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Mr. Dennis Fahr as soon as possible. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Apr 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. You may submit written comments no later than April 25, 2011, and must be identified by USCG–2011– 0204 using one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments (preferred method to avoid delays in processing). • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. • Hand Delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You may review a Privacy Act notice regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments related to this notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. A public comment period will be held during the meeting on May 4, 2011, from 3 to 4 p.m., and May 5, at the close of the meeting. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 10 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this meeting, please contact Mr. Mike Sollosi, the NAVSAC Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), at telephone 202–372– 1545 or e-mail mike.m.sollosi@uscg.mil, or Mr. Dennis Fahr, at telephone 202– 372–1531 or e-mail dennis.fahr@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The NAVSAC is an advisory committee authorized in 33 U.S.C. 2073 and chartered under the provisions of the FACA. NAVSAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to prevention of maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; including the Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems. Agenda The NAVSAC will meet to review, discuss and formulate recommendations on the following topics: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 (1) Coastal Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) Executive Order 13547 directed Federal Agencies to take a new approach to stewardship of the oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes. CMSP is one facet of that initiative. This topic will address the Coast Guard’s plans for implementing CMSP. (2) Navigation Rules Regulatory Project This topic will address the Coast Guard’s progress toward implementing NAVSAC approved changes to the Inland Navigation Rules. (3) E-Navigation Strategy Under the auspices of the Committee on the Marine Transportation System, the Coast Guard and other agencies are developing a National e-Navigation Strategy that will establish a framework for data exchange between and among ships and shore facilities. This topic will update the Council on that effort. (4) Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Mandatory carriage of ECDIS will be phased in beginning in 2012. This series of presentations will inform the Council of developments and difficulties encountered in deploying ECDIS, including accuracy of charted positions, the range of vessels to be impacted, and training requirements for ECDIS. (5) Virtual Aids to Navigation Aids to Navigation authorities are considering deploying virtual aids to navigation as an alternative to physical lights, daybeacons and buoys under certain circumstances. This topic will inform the Council on virtual aids and discuss their possible use in U.S. waters. E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 74 / Monday, April 18, 2011 / Notices The following tasks will also be discussed and recommendations formulated: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (1) NAVSAC Task 11–01 Federal Emergency Management Agency Sky Sails The use of Sky Sails to augment propulsion on vessels is a real possibility. This task will address whether there should be restrictions on their use. [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–3318– EM; Docket ID FEMA–2011–0001] (2) NAVSAC Task 11–02 Proximity of Offshore Energy Installations to Established Ships Routing Measures AGENCY: The Council will be asked if there should be regulated ‘‘buffer zones’’ around offshore renewable energy installations and if so, what the size of the zones should be. SUMMARY: (3) NAVSAC Task 08–07 Unmanned Vessels Autonomous The Council will continue its discussion of autonomous unmanned vessels and discuss their implications for the Inland Navigation Rules. A public comment period will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Speakers comments limited to 10 minutes each. Public comments or questions will be taken at the discretion of the DFO during the discussion and recommendation portion of the meeting. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Thursday, May 5, 2011 (1) Working Group Discussions continue from May 4. (2) Working Group Reports. (3) New Business. a. IMO Safety Navigation Sub Committee. The Coast Guard will update the Council on recent decisions and planned outputs of the IMO Safety Navigation Subcommittee. b. Summary of NAVSAC Action Items. c. Schedule Next Meeting Date— Spring 2012. d. Committee discussion/acceptance of new tasks. A public comment period will be held after the discussion/acceptance of new tasks. Speaker’s comments limited to 10 minutes each. Public comments or questions will be taken at the discretion of the DFO during the discussion and recommendations, and new business portion of the meeting. Dated: April 12, 2011. Dana A. Goward, Director, Marine Transportation Systems Management, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2011–9356 Filed 4–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 Apr 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 North Dakota; Emergency and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of North Dakota (FEMA–3318–EM), dated April 7, 2011, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: April 7, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated April 7, 2011, the President issued an emergency declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas of the State of North Dakota resulting from flooding beginning on April 5, 2011, and continuing, are of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (‘‘the Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such an emergency exists in the State of North Dakota. You are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, you are authorized to provide assistance for emergency protective measures (Category B), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. This assistance excludes regular time costs for subgrantees’ regular employees. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal emergency assistance and administrative expenses. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21773 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Willie G. Nunn, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency. The following areas of the State of North Dakota have been designated as adversely affected by this declared emergency: Barnes, Cass, Richland, and Traill for emergency protective measures (Category B), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2011–9347 Filed 4–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–1967– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2011–0001] Hawaii; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Hawaii (FEMA– 1967–DR), dated April 8, 2011, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: April 8, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 74 (Monday, April 18, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21772-21773]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-9356]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0204]


Navigation Safety Advisory Council

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet on 
May 4-5, 2011, in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

DATES: NAVSAC will meet Wednesday, May 4, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 
and Thursday, May 5, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the 
meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. 
Pre-registration and written comments are due April 29, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Navy League Building, Coast 
Guard Recruiting Command, 5th floor conference room, 2300 Wilson 
Boulevard, Suite 500, Arlington, Virginia 20598. All visitors to the 
Navy League Building must pre-register to be admitted to the building. 
You may pre-register by contacting the person listed in FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT below.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Mr. Dennis Fahr as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the 
``Agenda'' section below. You may submit written comments no later than 
April 25, 2011, and must be identified by USCG-2011-0204 using one of 
the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments (preferred method to 
avoid delays in processing).
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department 
of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. 
and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The 
telephone number is 202-366-9329.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You 
may review a Privacy Act notice regarding our public dockets in the 
January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316).
    Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments 
related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    A public comment period will be held during the meeting on May 4, 
2011, from 3 to 4 p.m., and May 5, at the close of the meeting. 
Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 10 minutes. Please 
note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, 
following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed 
below to register as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this 
meeting, please contact Mr. Mike Sollosi, the NAVSAC Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), at telephone 202-372-1545 or e-mail 
mike.m.sollosi@uscg.mil, or Mr. Dennis Fahr, at telephone 202-372-1531 
or e-mail dennis.fahr@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or 
submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
    The NAVSAC is an advisory committee authorized in 33 U.S.C. 2073 
and chartered under the provisions of the FACA. NAVSAC provides advice 
and recommendations to the Secretary, through the Commandant of the 
U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to prevention of maritime 
collisions, rammings, and groundings; including the Inland and 
International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, 
routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to 
navigation systems.

Agenda

    The NAVSAC will meet to review, discuss and formulate 
recommendations on the following topics:

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

(1) Coastal Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP)
    Executive Order 13547 directed Federal Agencies to take a new 
approach to stewardship of the oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes. CMSP is 
one facet of that initiative. This topic will address the Coast Guard's 
plans for implementing CMSP.
(2) Navigation Rules Regulatory Project
    This topic will address the Coast Guard's progress toward 
implementing NAVSAC approved changes to the Inland Navigation Rules.
(3) E-Navigation Strategy
    Under the auspices of the Committee on the Marine Transportation 
System, the Coast Guard and other agencies are developing a National e-
Navigation Strategy that will establish a framework for data exchange 
between and among ships and shore facilities. This topic will update 
the Council on that effort.
(4) Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)
    Mandatory carriage of ECDIS will be phased in beginning in 2012. 
This series of presentations will inform the Council of developments 
and difficulties encountered in deploying ECDIS, including accuracy of 
charted positions, the range of vessels to be impacted, and training 
requirements for ECDIS.
(5) Virtual Aids to Navigation
    Aids to Navigation authorities are considering deploying virtual 
aids to navigation as an alternative to physical lights, daybeacons and 
buoys under certain circumstances. This topic will inform the Council 
on virtual aids and discuss their possible use in U.S. waters.

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    The following tasks will also be discussed and recommendations 
formulated:
(1) NAVSAC Task 11-01 Sky Sails
    The use of Sky Sails to augment propulsion on vessels is a real 
possibility. This task will address whether there should be 
restrictions on their use.
(2) NAVSAC Task 11-02 Proximity of Offshore Energy Installations to 
Established Ships Routing Measures
    The Council will be asked if there should be regulated ``buffer 
zones'' around offshore renewable energy installations and if so, what 
the size of the zones should be.
(3) NAVSAC Task 08-07 Autonomous Unmanned Vessels
    The Council will continue its discussion of autonomous unmanned 
vessels and discuss their implications for the Inland Navigation Rules.
    A public comment period will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Speakers 
comments limited to 10 minutes each. Public comments or questions will 
be taken at the discretion of the DFO during the discussion and 
recommendation portion of the meeting.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

    (1) Working Group Discussions continue from May 4.
    (2) Working Group Reports.
    (3) New Business.
    a. IMO Safety Navigation Sub Committee.
    The Coast Guard will update the Council on recent decisions and 
planned outputs of the IMO Safety Navigation Subcommittee.
    b. Summary of NAVSAC Action Items.
    c. Schedule Next Meeting Date--Spring 2012.
    d. Committee discussion/acceptance of new tasks.
    A public comment period will be held after the discussion/
acceptance of new tasks. Speaker's comments limited to 10 minutes each. 
Public comments or questions will be taken at the discretion of the DFO 
during the discussion and recommendations, and new business portion of 
the meeting.

    Dated: April 12, 2011.
Dana A. Goward,
Director, Marine Transportation Systems Management, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2011-9356 Filed 4-15-11; 8:45 am]
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