Payment Policy Change for Access to NOAA Environmental Data, Information, and Related Products and Services, 39385-39386 [2011-16812]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 6, 2011 / Notices National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1060, Gaithersburg, MD 20899– 1060, telephone 301–975–2149, fax 301–216–0529; or via e-mail at gail.ehrlich@nist.gov. Committee Information The VCAT was established in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 278 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee shall review and make recommendations regarding general policy for NIST, its organization, its budget, and its programs, within the framework of applicable national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. 2. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 3. The Committee shall report to the Director of NIST. 4. The Committee shall provide an annual report, through the Director of NIST, to the Secretary of Commerce for submission to the Congress not later than 30 days after the submittal to Congress of the President’s annual budget request in each year. Such report shall deal essentially, though not necessarily exclusively, with policy issues or matters which affect the Institute, or with which the Committee in its official role as the private sector policy advisor of the Institute is concerned. Each such report shall identify areas of program emphasis for the Institute of potential importance to the long-term competitiveness of the United States industry. Such report also shall comment on the programmatic planning document and updates thereto submitted to Congress by the Director under subsections (c) and (d) of section 23 of the NIST Act (15 U.S.C. 278i). The Committee shall submit to the Secretary and Congress such additional reports on specific policy matters as it deems appropriate. Membership 1. The Committee is composed of 15 members that provide representation of a cross-section of traditional and emerging United States industries. Members shall be selected solely on the basis of established records of distinguished service and shall be eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations. No employee of the Federal Government VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Jul 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 39385 shall serve as a member of the Committee. 2. The Director of the NIST shall appoint the members of the Committee, and they will be selected on a clear, standardized basis, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance. 3. The term of the office of each member of the Committee shall be three years, except that vacancy appointments shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term of the vacancy. participate in good faith in the tasks of the VCAT. Besides participation in twoday meetings held at least twice each year, it is desired that members be able to devote the equivalent of two days between meetings to either developing or researching topics of potential interest, and so forth in furtherance of the Committee duties. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse VCAT membership. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the VCAT will not be compensated for their services, but will, upon request, be allowed travel expenses in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5701 et seq., while attending meetings of the Committee or of its subcommittees, or while otherwise performing duties at the request of the chairperson, while away from their homes or a regular place of business. 2. Members of the Committee shall serve as Special Government Employees (SGEs) and will be subject to the ethics standards applicable to SGEs. As SGEs, the members are required to file an annual Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. 3. Meetings of the VCAT usually take place at the NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and may be held periodically in Washington, DC and at the NIST site in Boulder, Colorado. Meetings are usually two days in duration and are held at least twice each year. 4. Generally, Committee meetings are open to the public. Dated: June 29, 2011. Charles H. Romine, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are sought from all fields described above. 2. Nominees should have established records of distinguished service and shall be eminent in fields such as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment and international relations. The category (field of eminence) for which the candidate is qualified should be specified in the nomination letter. Nominations for a particular category should come from organizations or individuals within that category. A summary of the candidate’s qualifications should be included with the nomination, including (where applicable) current or former service on Federal advisory boards and Federal employment. In addition, each nomination letter should state that the candidate agrees to the nomination, acknowledges the responsibilities of serving on the VCAT, and will actively PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2011–16925 Filed 7–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Payment Policy Change for Access to NOAA Environmental Data, Information, and Related Products and Services National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Policy Change. AGENCY: NOAA’s National Data Centers will not accept checks (nor money orders) in payment for orders. Prepayment is required and the accepted forms of payment are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, wire transfers and Automated Clearing House. Please refer to the NNDC Non-Federal Customer Payment Policy for additional information. DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angel Robinson (301) 713–9230 ext 186. SUMMARY: Dated: June 20, 2011. Cherish Johnson, Deputy Chief, Financial Officer (CFO/CAO). New Payment Policy NOAA’s National Data Centers (NNDC) [Tax ID 52–0821608] National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), Asheville, NC National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), Boulder, CO National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), Silver Spring, MD Non-Federal Customer Payment Policy All non-federal customers must pay in advance unless this requirement is E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1 39386 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 6, 2011 / Notices specifically waived. Please include payment for any RUSH, special mailing, or bank transfer fee charges. *Payment methods* *Charge Card NNDC accepts payment in U.S. currency, by VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Cardholder’s name, charge card number, expiration date, and signature are required. When indicating this method of payment via mail or fax, the cardholder must sign the document authorizing the charge. *Wire Transfers Payments, in U.S. currency, should be sent directly to Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 with the following information: Tag name Tag number Required information Type/Subtype Code .......................................................... Dollar Amount ON-Y ......................................................... Sender Financial Institution .............................................. Sender Reference ............................................................. Receiver Financial Institution ............................................ Beneficiary ........................................................................ (1,510) ................................ (2,000) ................................ (3,100) ................................ (3,320) ................................ (3,400) ................................ (4,200) ................................ —NOAA National ............... Originator to Beneficiary Info. ........................................... Swift Code (if required) ..................................................... (6,000) ................................ 1000 $9,999,999.99 (EXAMPLE ONLY) Sending Fin. Inst’s Routing & Transit # and Bank Name Completed by Sender 021030004 TREAS NYC D 13140001 Data Centers Payment Detail (e.g. Order #) FRNYUS33 ** Note: In addition to the total cost of your data/product(s) order, you MUST add your bank’s wire transfer fee to ensure delays are not incurred in processing your request. Please contact your bank for the correct wire transfer fee amount.** * Automated Clearing House (ACH) Payments, in U.S. currency, should be sent directly to Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 with the following information: Company Name ........................................................................................ Company ID .............................................................................................. Company Entry Description ...................................................................... Date. Receiving Company ABA ......................................................................... Account Number ....................................................................................... Dollar Amount ........................................................................................... Individual ID Number ................................................................................ Agency Name ........................................................................................... Name of Remitter Tax ID FEE (EXAMPLE ONLY) 0510–3670–6 540022 Supplied by Remitter Order # or Pro forma # NOAA National Data Centers ** Note: In addition to the total cost of your data/product(s) order, you MUST add your bank’s ACH transfer fee to ensure delays are not incurred in processing your request. Please contact your bank for the correct ACH transfer fee amount.** [FR Doc. 2011–16812 Filed 7–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RIN 0648–XA473] Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Port of Anchorage Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of issuance of a Letter of Authorization. AGENCY: In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended and implementing regulations, notification is hereby given that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has issued a Letter of Authorization (LOA) to the Port of Anchorage (POA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Jul 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 Administration (MARAD), to take four species of marine mammals incidental to the POA’s Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project (MTRP). DATES: Effective July 15, 2011, through July 14, 2012. ADDRESSES: The LOA and supporting documentation are available for review by writing to P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation, and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910–3225 or by telephoning one of the contacts listed below. Documents cited in this notice may be viewed, by appointment, during regular business hours, at the aforementioned address and at the Alaska Regional Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99513. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian D. Hopper, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Section 101(a)(5)(A) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) directs the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to allow, upon request, the incidental, but PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified geographical region if certain findings are made and regulations are issued. Under the MMPA, the term ‘‘take’’ means to harass, hunt, capture, or kill or to attempt to harass, hunt, capture, or kill marine mammals. Authorization may be granted for periods up to 5 years if NMFS finds, after notification and opportunity for public comment, that the taking will have a negligible impact on the species or stock(s) of marine mammals and will not have an unmitigable adverse impact on the availability of the species or stock(s) for subsistence uses. In addition, NMFS must prescribe regulations that include permissible methods of taking and other means of effecting the least practicable adverse impact on the species and its habitat, paying particular attention to rookeries, mating grounds, and areas of similar significance, and on the availability of the species for subsistence uses. The regulations must include requirements for monitoring and reporting of such taking. E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 6, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39385-39386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16812]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Payment Policy Change for Access to NOAA Environmental Data, 
Information, and Related Products and Services

AGENCY: National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service 
(NESDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Policy Change.

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SUMMARY: NOAA's National Data Centers will not accept checks (nor money 
orders) in payment for orders. Prepayment is required and the accepted 
forms of payment are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, wire 
transfers and Automated Clearing House. Please refer to the NNDC Non-
Federal Customer Payment Policy for additional information.

DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angel Robinson (301) 713-9230 ext 186.

    Dated: June 20, 2011.
Cherish Johnson,
Deputy Chief, Financial Officer (CFO/CAO).

New Payment Policy

NOAA's National Data Centers (NNDC)

[Tax ID 52-0821608]

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), Asheville, NC

National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), Boulder, CO

National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), Silver Spring, MD

Non-Federal Customer Payment Policy

    All non-federal customers must pay in advance unless this 
requirement is

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specifically waived. Please include payment for any RUSH, special 
mailing, or bank transfer fee charges.

*Payment methods*

*Charge Card

    NNDC accepts payment in U.S. currency, by VISA, MasterCard, 
American Express, and Discover. Cardholder's name, charge card 
number, expiration date, and signature are required. When indicating 
this method of payment via mail or fax, the cardholder must sign the 
document authorizing the charge.

*Wire Transfers

    Payments, in U.S. currency, should be sent directly to Federal 
Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 with 
the following information:

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           Tag name                 Tag number      Required information
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Type/Subtype Code.............  (1,510)..........  1000
Dollar Amount ON-Y............  (2,000)..........  $9,999,999.99
                                                    (EXAMPLE ONLY)
Sender Financial Institution..  (3,100)..........  Sending Fin. Inst's
                                                    Routing & Transit
                                                     and Bank
                                                    Name
Sender Reference..............  (3,320)..........  Completed by Sender
Receiver Financial Institution  (3,400)..........  021030004 TREAS NYC
Beneficiary...................  (4,200)..........  D
                                --NOAA National..  13140001
                                                   Data Centers
Originator to Beneficiary       (6,000)..........  Payment Detail (e.g.
 Info..                                             Order )
Swift Code (if required)......                     FRNYUS33
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** Note: In addition to the total cost of your data/product(s) order,
  you MUST add your bank's wire transfer fee to ensure delays are not
  incurred in processing your request. Please contact your bank for the
  correct wire transfer fee amount.**
* Automated Clearing House (ACH)
Payments, in U.S. currency, should be sent directly to Federal Reserve
  Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 with the
  following information:


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Company Name...........................  Name of Remitter
Company ID.............................  Tax ID
Company Entry Description..............  FEE (EXAMPLE ONLY)
Date...................................
Receiving Company ABA..................  0510-3670-6
Account Number.........................  540022
Dollar Amount..........................  Supplied by Remitter
Individual ID Number...................  Order  or Pro forma
                                          
Agency Name............................  NOAA National Data Centers
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** Note: In addition to the total cost of your data/product(s) order,
  you MUST add your bank's ACH transfer fee to ensure delays are not
  incurred in processing your request. Please contact your bank for the
  correct ACH transfer fee amount.**

[FR Doc. 2011-16812 Filed 7-5-11; 8:45 am]
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