Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee; Announcement of Public Meeting and Webcast, 38677 [2011-16527]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 127 / Friday, July 1, 2011 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For more information on the Draft SEIS or the public meetings, you may contact Mr. Gary D. Goeke, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard (MS 5412), New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394, or by e-mail at CPASupplementalEIS@boemre.gov. You may also contact Mr. Goeke by telephone at (504) 736–3233. Dated: June 6, 2011. Robert P. LaBelle, Acting Associate Director for Offshore Energy and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 2011–16565 Filed 6–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–FHC–2011–N137; 94300–1122– 0000–Z2] Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee; Announcement of Public Meeting and Webcast AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webcast. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), will host a Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting inperson and via webcast. The meeting and webcast are open to the public. The meeting agenda will include a presentation and discussion of the Service’s Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines. DATES: The meeting and webcast will take place over 2 days: On July 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on July 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. If you are a member of the public wishing to attend in person or participate via webcast, you must register online no later than July 13, 2011 (see ‘‘Meeting Participation Information’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION). ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Holiday Inn Ballston, 4610 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. (See ‘‘Meeting Location Information’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION). Instructions for webcast participants will be given upon registration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel London, Division of Habitat and Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, (703) 358–2161. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES6 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Jun 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 Background On March 13, 2007, the Department of the Interior published a notice of establishment of the Committee in the Federal Register (72 FR 11373). The Committee’s purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) on developing effective measures to avoid or minimize impacts to wildlife and their habitats related to land-based wind energy facilities. All Committee members serve without compensation. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), a copy of the Committee’s charter is filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration; Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate; Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representatives; and the Library of Congress. The Secretary appointed 22 individuals to the Committee on October 24, 2007, representing the varied interests associated with wind energy development and its potential impacts to wildlife species and their habitats. The Committee provided its recommendations to the Secretary on March 4, 2010. Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines The Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines were made available for public comment on February 18, 2011, with a comment-period ending date of May 19, 2011 (76 FR 9590). The purpose of the Guidelines, once finalized, will be to provide recommendations on measures to avoid, minimize, and compensate for effects to fish, wildlife, and their habitats. Meeting Location Information Please note that the meeting location is accessible to wheelchair users. If you require additional accommodations, please notify us at least 1 week in advance of the meeting. Meeting Participation Information All Committee meetings are open to the public. The public has an opportunity to comment at all Committee meetings. We require that all persons planning to attend in person or participate via webcast register at http://www.fws.gov/ windenergy no later than July 13, 2011. We will give preference to registrants based on date and time of registration. Limited standing room at the meeting may be available if all seats are filled. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38677 Date: June 27, 2011. Rachel London, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2011–16527 Filed 6–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of ˜ Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians’ 23-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino-Hotel Project, City of Barstow, San Bernardino County, CA AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Los ˜ Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians, National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and the City of Barstow as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the USEPA for the Los ˜ Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians Fee-to-Trust and Casino-Hotel Project proposed to be located within the City of Barstow, San Bernardino County, California. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and the date, time, and location of a public hearing to receive comments on the DEIS. DATES: The DEIS will be available for public comment on July 1, 2011. Written comments on the DEIS must arrive by September 14, 2011. The public hearing will be held on July 27, 2011, starting at 6 p.m. and will run until the last public comment is received. ADDRESSES: The public hearing will be held at the Barstow Community College Gymnasium, 2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, California. You may mail or hand-deliver comments to Amy Dutschke, Regional Director, Pacific Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for locations where the DEIS is available for review and for directions on submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Rydzik, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pacific Regional Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, Telephone: (916) 978–6051. E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-FHC-2011-N137; 94300-1122-0000-Z2]


Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee; Announcement of 
Public Meeting and Webcast

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webcast.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), will host a 
Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting in-
person and via webcast. The meeting and webcast are open to the public. 
The meeting agenda will include a presentation and discussion of the 
Service's Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines.

DATES: The meeting and webcast will take place over 2 days: On July 20, 
from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on July 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Eastern Time. If you are a member of the public wishing to attend in 
person or participate via webcast, you must register online no later 
than July 13, 2011 (see ``Meeting Participation Information'' under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION).

ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Holiday Inn Ballston, 4610 N Fairfax 
Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. (See ``Meeting Location Information'' under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION). Instructions for webcast participants will 
be given upon registration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel London, Division of Habitat and 
Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department 
of the Interior, (703) 358-2161.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 13, 2007, the Department of the Interior published a 
notice of establishment of the Committee in the Federal Register (72 FR 
11373). The Committee's purpose is to provide advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) on 
developing effective measures to avoid or minimize impacts to wildlife 
and their habitats related to land-based wind energy facilities. All 
Committee members serve without compensation. In accordance with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), a copy of the 
Committee's charter is filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, 
General Services Administration; Committee on Environment and Public 
Works, U.S. Senate; Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of 
Representatives; and the Library of Congress. The Secretary appointed 
22 individuals to the Committee on October 24, 2007, representing the 
varied interests associated with wind energy development and its 
potential impacts to wildlife species and their habitats. The Committee 
provided its recommendations to the Secretary on March 4, 2010.

Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines

    The Draft Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines were made available for 
public comment on February 18, 2011, with a comment-period ending date 
of May 19, 2011 (76 FR 9590). The purpose of the Guidelines, once 
finalized, will be to provide recommendations on measures to avoid, 
minimize, and compensate for effects to fish, wildlife, and their 
habitats.

Meeting Location Information

    Please note that the meeting location is accessible to wheelchair 
users. If you require additional accommodations, please notify us at 
least 1 week in advance of the meeting.

Meeting Participation Information

    All Committee meetings are open to the public. The public has an 
opportunity to comment at all Committee meetings.
    We require that all persons planning to attend in person or 
participate via webcast register at http://www.fws.gov/windenergy no 
later than July 13, 2011. We will give preference to registrants based 
on date and time of registration. Limited standing room at the meeting 
may be available if all seats are filled.

    Date: June 27, 2011.
Rachel London,
Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory 
Committee.
[FR Doc. 2011-16527 Filed 6-30-11; 8:45 am]
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