Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting, 35941 [2012-14511]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 116 / Friday, June 15, 2012 / Notices This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516A(c)(1), 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: June 13, 2012. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–14795 Filed 6–14–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Friday, July 20, 2012, at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 1412 at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202–482–4877; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov). This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at (202) 482–5225 no less than one week prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT. This meeting is open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment from 3:00–3:30 p.m. EDT. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Topics To Be Considered The agenda for the July 20, 2011 ETTAC meeting will include discussion of various issues and policies that affect environmental trade. These subjects will encompass the harmonization of global environmental regulations, standards, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Jun 14, 2012 Jkt 226001 and certification programs; analysis of existing environmental goods and services data sources; development of trade promotion programs; and issues related to innovation in the environmental technology sector. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103–392. It was created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce and the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until October 2012. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2012–14511 Filed 6–14–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on July 24, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mountain Daylight Savings Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, Conference Room 1107, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305–3328. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4099, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce M. Washington, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–6415 or BWashington@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35941 NTIA’s Web site at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to: license radio frequencies in a way that maximize their public benefits; keep wireless networks open to innovation as possible; and make wireless services available to all Americans (See charter, at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/ spectrum/csmac_charter.html). This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For more information about the Committee visit: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/ spectrum. Matters To Be Considered: The Committee will receive recommendations from subcommittees on matters related to the accomplishment of the President’s tenyear goal of identifying 500 megahertz of radio spectrum for wireless broadband. The Sharing, Unlicensed, and Spectrum Management Improvements Subcommittees will report on the status of their determinations and findings and facilitate discussion on recommended next steps. In addition, the Committee will receive reports from designated committee members on the progress of the following five working groups to repurpose the 1695–1710 MHz and 1755–1850 MHz bands for wireless broadband: 1. WG1 1695–1710 MHz Weather Satellite Receive Earth Stations, 2. WG2 1755–1850 MHz Law Enforcement Surveillance and other short-range fixed, 3. WG3 1755–1850 MHz Satellite Control Links and Electronic Warfare, 4. WG4 1755–1850 MHz Fixed Pointto-Point and Tactical Radio Relay, and 5. WG5 1755–1850 MHz Airborne Operations. NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov, prior to the meeting. To the extent that the meeting time and agenda permit, any member of the public may speak to or otherwise address the advisory committee regarding agenda items. During the portion of the meeting when the public may make an oral presentation, speakers may address only E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 116 (Friday, June 15, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-14511]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public 
Meeting

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Federal advisory committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Friday, July 20, 2012, at 9 a.m. 
Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 1412 at the U.S. Department 
of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 
202-482-4877; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov). This 
meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be 
directed to OEEI at (202) 482-5225 no less than one week prior to the 
meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 9:00 a.m. 
to 3:30 p.m. EDT. This meeting is open to the public and time will be 
permitted for public comment from 3:00-3:30 p.m. EDT. Written comments 
concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the 
meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting.

Topics To Be Considered

    The agenda for the July 20, 2011 ETTAC meeting will include 
discussion of various issues and policies that affect environmental 
trade. These subjects will encompass the harmonization of global 
environmental regulations, standards, and certification programs; 
analysis of existing environmental goods and services data sources; 
development of trade promotion programs; and issues related to 
innovation in the environmental technology sector.
    Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103-392. It was 
created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies 
and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the 
exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an 
advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce and the Trade Promotion 
Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 
1994. It was most recently re-chartered until October 2012.

Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2012-14511 Filed 6-14-12; 8:45 am]
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