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Download as PDF 26720 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 89 / Monday, May 9, 2011 / Notices Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Dated: May 3, 2011. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–11232 Filed 5–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8996–9] Notice of Intent: Designation of an Expanded Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS) off Fort Lauderdale, FL U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4. ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the designation of an expanded ODMDS off Fort Lauderdale, FL. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Purpose: EPA has the authority to designate ODMDSs under Section 102 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 (33 U.S.C 1401 et. seq). It is EPA’s policy to prepare a National Environmental Policy Document for all ODMDS designations (63 FR 58045, October 1998). For Further Information, to Submit Comments, and to Be Placed on the Project Mailing List Contact: Mr. Christopher McArthur, EPA Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, phone 404–562–9391, e-mail: mcarthur.christopher@epa.gov. SUMMARY: EPA, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE), intends to prepare an EA to designate an expanded ODMDS off shore of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. An EA is needed to provide the environmental information necessary to evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated with expanding the ODMDS. Need for Action: The USACE has requested that EPA designate an expanded ODMDS, approximately 4 square nautical miles in size, for the disposal of dredged material from the potential construction dredging at Port Everglades Harbor. The need for an expanded ODMDS is based on capacity computer modeling results. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:23 May 06, 2011 Jkt 223001 Alternatives: The following proposed alternatives have been tentatively defined: 1. No action. 2. Expansion of the existing Port Everglades Harbor ODMDS. 3. Expand the existing ODMDS to the north and west. Scoping: EPA is requesting written comments from federal, state, and local governments, industry, nongovernmental organizations, and the general public on the range of alternatives considered, specific environmental issues to be evaluated, and the potential impacts of the alternatives. Scoping comments will be accepted for 60 days, beginning with the date of this Notice. A public scoping meeting was held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 31, 2011. Estimated Date of Draft EA Release: March 2012. Responsible Official: Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, Regional Administrator, Region 4. Dated: May 4, 2011. Susan E. Bromm, Director, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2011–11194 Filed 5–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9303–2] 2011 Annual Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The United States Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC). This OTC meeting will explore options available for reducing groundlevel ozone precursors in a multipollutant context. The Commission will be evaluating potential measures and considering actions in areas such as performance standards for electric generating units (EGUs) on high electric demand days, oil and gas boilers serving EGUs, small natural gas boilers, stationary generators, energy security/ energy efficiency, architectural industrial and maintenance coatings, consumer products, institution commercial and industrial (ICI) boilers, vapor recovery at gas stations, large above ground storage tanks, seaports, aftermarket catalysts, lightering, and non-road idling. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meeting will be held on June 15, 2011 starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW., Washington, DC 20008–4106; (202) 328–2000 or (800) 228–9290. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For documents and press inquiries contact: Ozone Transport Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 638, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 508–3840; e-mail: ozone@otcair.org; Web site: http://www.otcair.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 contain at Section 184 provisions for the Control of Interstate Ozone Air Pollution. Section 184(a) establishes an Ozone Transport Region (OTR) comprised of the States of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, parts of Virginia and the District of Columbia. The purpose of the OTC is to deal with ground-level ozone formation, transport, and control within the OTR. Type of Meeting: Open. Agenda: Copies of the final agenda will be available from the OTC office (202) 508–3840; by e-mail: ozone@otcair.org or via the OTC Web site at http://www.otcair.org. DATES: Dated: April 20, 2011. Shawn M. Garvin, Regional Administrator, Region III. [FR Doc. 2011–11212 Filed 5–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9303–5] Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Chartered Science Advisory Board Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the chartered SAB on June 7, 2011 to conduct a quality review of a draft SAB report entitled ‘‘SAB Review of Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions for Environmental Policy.’’ DATES: The public teleconference will be held on June 7, 2011, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be conducted by telephone only. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 89 / Monday, May 9, 2011 / Notices Any member of the public wishing to obtain general information concerning the public teleconference may contact Dr. Holly Stallworth, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board via e-mail at stallworth.holly@epa.gov, telephone/ voice mail (202) 564–2073, or fax (202) 565–2098. General information concerning the EPA Science Advisory Board can be found on the EPA Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDAA), codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent scientific and technical advice to the EPA Administrator on the technical basis for Agency positions and regulations. The SAB is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. Pursuant to FACA and EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB will hold a public teleconference to conduct a quality review of a draft report entitled ‘‘SAB Review of Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions for Environmental Policy.’’ The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Background: The SAB was asked to review and provide advice to EPA on a draft White Paper, entitled ‘‘Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions for Environmental Policy: A White Paper’’ (December 2010). To conduct this review, the SAB Staff Office requested public nominations of experts (74 FR 32607–32608) and augmented the SAB Environmental Economics Advisory Committee. The Environmental Economics Advisory Committee Augmented for Valuing Mortality Risk Reduction held a face-to-face public meeting on January 20–21, 2011 (75 FR 80048–80049) and a public teleconference on March 14, 2011 (76 FR 11242–11243). The SAB will conduct a quality review of the Panel’s draft report. Background information about this SAB advisory activity can be found on the SAB Web site at http:// yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/ fedrgstr_activites/Mortality%20Risk%20 Valuation?OpenDocument. Availability of Meeting Materials: The agenda and other materials in support of the teleconference will be placed on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab in advance of the teleconference. Procedures for Providing Public Input: Public comment for consideration by EPA’s Federal advisory committees and panels has a different purpose from WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:23 May 06, 2011 Jkt 223001 public comment provided to EPA program offices. Therefore, the process for submitting comments to a Federal advisory committee is different from the process used to submit comments to an EPA program office. Federal advisory committees and panels, including scientific advisory committees, provide independent advice to EPA. Members of the public can submit comments for a Federal advisory committee to consider as it develops advice for EPA. Input from the public to the SAB will have the most impact if it provides specific scientific or technical information or analysis for SAB panels to consider or if it relates to the clarity or accuracy of the technical information. Members of the public wishing to provide comment should contact the Designated Federal Officer directly. Oral Statements: Individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation will be limited to three minutes. Those interested in being placed on the public speaker list for the June 7, 2011 teleconference should contact Dr. Stallworth at the contact information provided above no later than June 1, 2011. Written Statements: Written statements should be supplied to the DFO via e-mail at the contact information noted above by June 1, 2011 for the teleconference so that the information may be made available to the Panel members for their consideration. Written statements should be supplied in one of the following electronic formats: Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBM– PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format. It is the SAB Staff Office general policy to post written comments on the Web page for the advisory meeting or teleconference. Submitters are requested to provide an unsigned version of each document because the SAB Staff Office does not publish documents with signatures on its Web sites. Members of the public should be aware that their personal contact information, if included in any written comments, may be posted to the SAB Web site. Copyrighted material will not be posted without explicit permission of the copyright holder. Accessibility: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Stallworth at (202) 564–2073 or stallworth.holly@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Dr. Stallworth preferably at least ten days prior to the teleconference to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26721 Dated: May 3, 2011. Anthony Maciorowski, Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Staff Office. [FR Doc. 2011–11209 Filed 5–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9302–9] Re-Issuance of a General Permit to the National Science Foundation for the Ocean Disposal of Man-Made Ice Piers From McMurdo Station in Antarctica; Proposed Permit Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA proposes to re-issue a permit authorizing the National Science Foundation (NSF) to dispose of ice piers in ocean waters. Permit re-issuance is necessary because the current permit has expired. EPA does not propose changes to the content of the permit because ocean disposal under the terms of the previous permit will continue to meet the ocean disposal criteria. DATES: Written comments on this proposed general permit will be accepted until June 8, 2011. All comments must be received or postmarked by midnight of June 8, 2011, or must be delivered by hand by the close of business of that date to the address specified below. ADDRESSES: This proposed permit is identified as Docket No. EPA–HQ–OW– 2011–0306. Submit your comments by one of the following methods: Mail: Send an original and three copies of your comments and enclosures (including references) to Water Docket, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code: 2822–IT, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, Attention Docket No. EPA–HQ–OW– 2011–0306. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9303-5]


Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public 
Teleconference of the Chartered Science Advisory Board

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a 
public teleconference of the chartered SAB on June 7, 2011 to conduct a 
quality review of a draft SAB report entitled ``SAB Review of Valuing 
Mortality Risk Reductions for Environmental Policy.''

DATES: The public teleconference will be held on June 7, 2011, from 12 
p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time).

ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be conducted by telephone 
only.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing to 
obtain general information concerning the public teleconference may 
contact Dr. Holly Stallworth, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA 
Science Advisory Board via e-mail at stallworth.holly@epa.gov, 
telephone/voice mail (202) 564-2073, or fax (202) 565-2098. General 
information concerning the EPA Science Advisory Board can be found on 
the EPA Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SAB was established pursuant to the 
Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization 
Act (ERDAA), codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent 
scientific and technical advice to the EPA Administrator on the 
technical basis for Agency positions and regulations. The SAB is a 
Federal Advisory Committee chartered under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. Pursuant to FACA and EPA 
policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB will hold a public 
teleconference to conduct a quality review of a draft report entitled 
``SAB Review of Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions for Environmental 
Policy.'' The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all 
appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies.
    Background: The SAB was asked to review and provide advice to EPA 
on a draft White Paper, entitled ``Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions 
for Environmental Policy: A White Paper'' (December 2010). To conduct 
this review, the SAB Staff Office requested public nominations of 
experts (74 FR 32607-32608) and augmented the SAB Environmental 
Economics Advisory Committee. The Environmental Economics Advisory 
Committee Augmented for Valuing Mortality Risk Reduction held a face-
to-face public meeting on January 20-21, 2011 (75 FR 80048-80049) and a 
public teleconference on March 14, 2011 (76 FR 11242-11243). The SAB 
will conduct a quality review of the Panel's draft report. Background 
information about this SAB advisory activity can be found on the SAB 
Web site at http://yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/fedrgstr_activites/Mortality%20Risk%20Valuation?OpenDocument.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The agenda and other materials 
in support of the teleconference will be placed on the SAB Web site at 
http://www.epa.gov/sab in advance of the teleconference.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Public comment for 
consideration by EPA's Federal advisory committees and panels has a 
different purpose from public comment provided to EPA program offices. 
Therefore, the process for submitting comments to a Federal advisory 
committee is different from the process used to submit comments to an 
EPA program office.
    Federal advisory committees and panels, including scientific 
advisory committees, provide independent advice to EPA. Members of the 
public can submit comments for a Federal advisory committee to consider 
as it develops advice for EPA. Input from the public to the SAB will 
have the most impact if it provides specific scientific or technical 
information or analysis for SAB panels to consider or if it relates to 
the clarity or accuracy of the technical information. Members of the 
public wishing to provide comment should contact the Designated Federal 
Officer directly. Oral Statements: Individuals or groups requesting an 
oral presentation will be limited to three minutes. Those interested in 
being placed on the public speaker list for the June 7, 2011 
teleconference should contact Dr. Stallworth at the contact information 
provided above no later than June 1, 2011. Written Statements: Written 
statements should be supplied to the DFO via e-mail at the contact 
information noted above by June 1, 2011 for the teleconference so that 
the information may be made available to the Panel members for their 
consideration. Written statements should be supplied in one of the 
following electronic formats: Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS 
PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format. It 
is the SAB Staff Office general policy to post written comments on the 
Web page for the advisory meeting or teleconference. Submitters are 
requested to provide an unsigned version of each document because the 
SAB Staff Office does not publish documents with signatures on its Web 
sites. Members of the public should be aware that their personal 
contact information, if included in any written comments, may be posted 
to the SAB Web site. Copyrighted material will not be posted without 
explicit permission of the copyright holder.
    Accessibility: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Stallworth at (202) 
564-2073 or stallworth.holly@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a 
disability, please contact Dr. Stallworth preferably at least ten days 
prior to the teleconference to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

    Dated: May 3, 2011.
Anthony Maciorowski,
Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Staff Office.
[FR Doc. 2011-11209 Filed 5-6-11; 8:45 am]
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