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Download as PDF 5242 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2013 / Notices plan to place sample assurances in the docket for public review and comment shortly (DOT–OST–2013–0002; at http://regulations.gov). Tuesday, February 12 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. meetings Sub-groups [FR Doc. 2013–01395 Filed 1–23–13; 8:45 am] Wednesday, February 13 BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P 8:30 a.m. Sub-groups meetings 3:00 p.m. Tour of Delta’s OCC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Thursday, February 14 Federal Aviation Administration 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. meetings Friday, February 15 32nd Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 206, Aeronautical Information and Meteorological Data Link Services Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 206, Aeronautical Information and Meteorological Data Link Services. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the thirty-second meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 206, Aeronautical Information and Meteorological Data Link Services. DATES: The meeting will be held February 11–15, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. (except Monday). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Delta Airlines Headquarters, 1030 Delta Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30354. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 330–0652/(202) 833– 9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at http://www.rtca.org. In addition, Sophie Bousquet may be contacted directly at email sbouquet@rtca.org or (202) 330–0663. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of Special Committee 206. The agenda will include the following: SUMMARY: erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with Monday, February 11, 2013 9:00 a.m. Opening Plenary • Chairmen’s remarks and host’s comments • Attendee Introductions • Approval of previous meeting minutes • Review and approve meeting agenda • Action item review • TOR change • Sub-Group status and week’s plan 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. Sub-groups meetings VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Jan 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 Sub-groups 8:30 a.m. Closing Plenary • Sub-groups reports • Industry Coordination • Tables in Appendix C of DO–340 • Result of SC 217 ISRA • Action Item Review • Future meeting plans and dates • Other business 12:30 p.m. Adjourn (no lunch break) Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 19, 2012. Richard F. Gonzalez, Management Analyst, Business Operations Group, ANG–A12, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–01378 Filed 1–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: By Federal Register notice (See 77 FR 27835–27836, May 11, 2012 and 77 FR 48201, August 13, 2012) the National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited interested persons to apply to fill one upcoming opening on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). The notice invited interested persons to apply to fill a vacancy representing environmental concerns due to the incumbent SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 member’s completion of a three-year term appointment on October 9, 2012. Since the previous notices did not draw enough responses from individuals for the open environmental vacancy, NPS and FAA are using this notice to invite other interested individuals to apply for the environmental opening. If you responded to either of the initial notices for the environmental opening, you will still be under consideration and need not re-apply. This notice also informs the public of another upcoming opening to represent commercial air tour operator interests due to an incumbent member’s completion of a three-year term appointment on May 19, 2013. DATES: Persons interested in applying for the NPOAG openings representing environmental concerns and commercial air tour operator interests need to apply by February 22, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3808, email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the Act) was enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106–181. The Act required the establishment of the advisory group within 1 year after its enactment. The NPOAG was established in March 2001. The advisory group is comprised of a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairman of the advisory group. In accordance with the Act, the advisory group provides ‘‘advice, information, and recommendations to the Administrator and the Director— (1) On the implementation of this title [the Act] and the amendments made by this title; (2) On commonly accepted quiet aircraft technology for use in commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, which will receive preferential treatment in a given air tour management plan; (3) On other measures that might be taken to accommodate the interests of visitors to national parks; and (4) At the request of the Administrator and the Director, safety, environmental, E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2013 / Notices and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands.’’ Membership The current NPOAG ARC is made up of one member representing general aviation, three members representing the commercial air tour industry, four members representing environmental concerns, and two members representing Native American interests. Current members of the NPOAG ARC are as follows: Heidi Williams representing general aviation; Alan Stephen, Elling Halvorson, and Matthew Zuccaro representing commercial air tour operators; Greg Miller, Kristen Brengel, and Dick Hingson representing environmental interests with one open seat; and Rory Majenty and Martin Begaye representing Native American tribes. Selection The member selected to represent environmental concerns will be filling a currently open seat. The member selected to represent commercial air tour operator interests will be filling incumbent Elling Halvorson’s seat which expires on May 19, 2013. Current members may apply for another term. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members is 3 years. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with Additional Openings In order to retain balance within the NPOAG ARC with these two openings, the FAA and NPS invite persons interested in representing environmental concerns and commercial air tour operator interests on the ARC to contact Mr. Keith Lusk (contact information is written above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Requests to serve on the ARC must be made to Mr. Lusk in writing and postmarked or emailed on or before February 22, 2013. The request should indicate whether or not you are a member of an association or group related to environmental issues or commercial air tour operator interests or have another affiliation with issues relating to aircraft flights over national parks. The request should also state what expertise you would bring to the NPOAG ARC as related to these issues and concerns. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members is 3 years. Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on January 8, 2013. Keith Lusk, Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2013–01381 Filed 1–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Jan 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–26367] Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC): Public Meeting of Subcommittees Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). AGENCY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s subcommittee on Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 5 and 6, 2013, respectively. The meeting is open to the public and there will be a public comment period at the end of each day. Times and Dates: The meeting will be held Tuesday–Wednesday, February 5– 6, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.). The meeting will be held at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 in the Washington and Jefferson Rooms on the 2nd floor. The Hilton Alexandria Old Town is located across the street from the King Street Metro station. Copies of all MCSAC Task Statements and an agenda for the entire meeting will be made available in advance of the meeting at http://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Policy, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 385–2395, mcsac@dot.gov. SUMMARY: Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Elizabeth Turner at (617) 494–2068, elizabeth.turner@dot.gov, by Tuesday, January 29, 2013. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background MCSAC Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59, 119 Stat. 1144, August 10, 2005) required the Secretary of Transportation to establish the MCSAC. PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 5243 The MCSAC provides advice and recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on motor carrier safety programs and regulations, and operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App 2). CSA Task During the MCSAC’s August 27–29, 2012, meeting, FMCSA requested that a subcommittee be established to provide an ongoing series of letter reports to the Agency presenting prioritized recommendations the Agency should pursue, with supporting data, to improve the CSA Program. Procedurally, the subcommittee would present its recommendations to the full MCSAC for review and discussion with the final reports submitted to the Agency. The subcommittee held its first meeting October 16–17, 2012. A second meeting was held on December 5, 2012. The February 5–6, 2013, meeting is the third subcommittee meeting. II. Meeting Participation Oral comments from the public will be heard during the last half-hour of the meetings each day. Should all public comments be exhausted prior to the end of the specified period, the comment period will close. Members of the public may submit written comments on the topics to be considered during the meeting by Tuesday, January 29, 2013, to Federal Docket Management System (FDMC) Docket Number FMCSA–2006– 26367 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued on: January 17, 2013. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–01408 Filed 1–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 16 (Thursday, January 24, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5242-5243]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01381]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group 
Aviation Rulemaking Committee

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: By Federal Register notice (See 77 FR 27835-27836, May 11, 
2012 and 77 FR 48201, August 13, 2012) the National Park Service (NPS) 
and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited interested 
persons to apply to fill one upcoming opening on the National Parks 
Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). 
The notice invited interested persons to apply to fill a vacancy 
representing environmental concerns due to the incumbent member's 
completion of a three-year term appointment on October 9, 2012. Since 
the previous notices did not draw enough responses from individuals for 
the open environmental vacancy, NPS and FAA are using this notice to 
invite other interested individuals to apply for the environmental 
opening. If you responded to either of the initial notices for the 
environmental opening, you will still be under consideration and need 
not re-apply. This notice also informs the public of another upcoming 
opening to represent commercial air tour operator interests due to an 
incumbent member's completion of a three-year term appointment on May 
19, 2013.

DATES: Persons interested in applying for the NPOAG openings 
representing environmental concerns and commercial air tour operator 
interests need to apply by February 22, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, Special Programs Staff, 
Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, 
P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2007, telephone: (310) 725-3808, 
email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the Act) was 
enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106-181. The Act required the 
establishment of the advisory group within 1 year after its enactment. 
The NPOAG was established in March 2001. The advisory group is 
comprised of a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, 
commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native 
American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS 
(or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. 
Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-
year terms as chairman of the advisory group.
    In accordance with the Act, the advisory group provides ``advice, 
information, and recommendations to the Administrator and the 
Director--
    (1) On the implementation of this title [the Act] and the 
amendments made by this title;
    (2) On commonly accepted quiet aircraft technology for use in 
commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, 
which will receive preferential treatment in a given air tour 
management plan;
    (3) On other measures that might be taken to accommodate the 
interests of visitors to national parks; and
    (4) At the request of the Administrator and the Director, safety, 
environmental,

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and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over a 
national park or tribal lands.''

Membership

    The current NPOAG ARC is made up of one member representing general 
aviation, three members representing the commercial air tour industry, 
four members representing environmental concerns, and two members 
representing Native American interests. Current members of the NPOAG 
ARC are as follows:
    Heidi Williams representing general aviation; Alan Stephen, Elling 
Halvorson, and Matthew Zuccaro representing commercial air tour 
operators; Greg Miller, Kristen Brengel, and Dick Hingson representing 
environmental interests with one open seat; and Rory Majenty and Martin 
Begaye representing Native American tribes.

Selection

    The member selected to represent environmental concerns will be 
filling a currently open seat. The member selected to represent 
commercial air tour operator interests will be filling incumbent Elling 
Halvorson's seat which expires on May 19, 2013. Current members may 
apply for another term. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members is 3 
years.

Additional Openings

    In order to retain balance within the NPOAG ARC with these two 
openings, the FAA and NPS invite persons interested in representing 
environmental concerns and commercial air tour operator interests on 
the ARC to contact Mr. Keith Lusk (contact information is written above 
in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).
    Requests to serve on the ARC must be made to Mr. Lusk in writing 
and postmarked or emailed on or before February 22, 2013. The request 
should indicate whether or not you are a member of an association or 
group related to environmental issues or commercial air tour operator 
interests or have another affiliation with issues relating to aircraft 
flights over national parks. The request should also state what 
expertise you would bring to the NPOAG ARC as related to these issues 
and concerns. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members is 3 years.

    Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on January 8, 2013.
Keith Lusk,
Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region.
[FR Doc. 2013-01381 Filed 1-23-13; 8:45 am]
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