Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (CIRCAC) Charter Renewal, 54668-54669 [2013-21633]

Download as PDF 54668 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 172 / Thursday, September 5, 2013 / Notices ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In response to your comments, we may revise these ICRs or decide not to seek approval of revisions of the Collections. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG–2013–0779], and must be received by November 4, 2013. We will post all comments received, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you provide. 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Information Collection Requests 1. Title: Characteristics of Liquid Chemicals Proposed for Bulk Water Movement. OMB Control Number: 1625–0007. Summary: The Coast Guard requires manufacturers of new chemicals to submit data on new materials. From these data, the Coast Guard determines the appropriate precautions to take. Need: 46 CFR parts 30 to 40, 151, 153, and 154 govern the transportation of hazardous materials. The chemical industry constantly produces new materials that must be moved by water. Each of these new materials has unique characteristics that require special attention to their mode of shipment. Forms: N/A. Respondents: Manufacturers of certain hazardous chemicals. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden of 600 hours a year remains unchanged. 2. Title: Advance Notice of Vessel Arrival. OMB Control Number: 1625–0100. Summary: The Ports and Waterways Safety Act authorizes the Coast Guard to require pre-arrival messages from any vessel entering a port or place in the United States. Need: This information is required under 33 CFR part 160 subpart C to PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 control vessel traffic, develop contingency plans, and enforce regulations. Forms: N/A. Respondents: Vessel owners and operators. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 164,144 hours a year. Dated: August 29, 2013. R.E. Day, Rear Admiral, U. S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2013–21625 Filed 9–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2013–0720] Cook Inlet Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (CIRCAC) Charter Renewal Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Recertification. AGENCY: ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (CIRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This certification allows the CIRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by statute. SUMMARY: This recertification is effective for the period from September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Thomas Pauser, Seventeenth Coast Guard District (dpi), by phone at (907)463–2812, email thomas.e.pauser@ uscg.mil or by mail at P.O. Box 25517, Juneau, Alaska 99802. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Background and Purpose As part of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Congress passed the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight and Monitoring Act of 1990 (the Act), 33 U.S.C. 2732, to foster a long-term partnership among industry, government, and local communities in overseeing compliance with environmental concerns in the operation of crude oil terminals and oil tankers. On October 18, 1991, the President delegated his authority under 33 U.S.C. 2732(o) to the Secretary of E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 172 / Thursday, September 5, 2013 / Notices Transportation in Executive Order 12777, section 8(g) (see 56 FR 54757; October 22, 1991) for purposes of certifying advisory councils, or groups, subject to the Act. On March 3, 1992, the Secretary redelegated that authority to the Commandant of the Coast Guard (USCG) (see 57 FR 8582; March 11, 1992). The Commandant redelegated that authority to the Chief, Office of Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection (G–M) on March 19, 1992 (letter #5402). On July 7, 1993, the USCG published a policy statement, 58 FR 36504, to clarify the factors that shall be considered in making the determination as to whether advisory councils, or groups, should be certified in accordance with the Act. The Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection (G–M), redelegated recertification authority for advisory councils, or groups, to the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District on February 26, 1999 (letter #16450). On September 16, 2002, the USCG published a policy statement, 67 FR 58440 that changed the recertification procedures such that applicants are required to provide the USCG with comprehensive information every three years (triennially). For each of the two years between the triennial application procedures, applicants submit a letter requesting recertification that includes a description of any substantive changes to the information provided at the previous triennial recertification. Further, public comment is not solicited prior to recertification during streamlined years, only during the triennial comprehensive review. On October 10, 2012, the Coast Guard recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council through August 31, 2013. Under the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2732), the Coast Guard may certify, on an annual basis, an alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by Congress, 33 U.S.C. 2732(b). ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Recertification By letter dated 12 AUG 2013, the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard certified that the CIRCAC qualifies as an alternative voluntary advisory group under 33 U.S.C. 2732(o). This recertification terminates on August 31, 2014. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:10 Sep 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 Dated: August 12, 2013. T.P. Ostebo, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–21633 Filed 9–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary, Interior. Meeting notice. The Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary is announcing a public meeting of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee. SUMMARY: October 3, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. First floor conference room, Glenn Olds Hall, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage, Alaska. ADDRESSES: Ms. Pamela Bergmann, Department of the Interior, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance, 1689 ‘‘C’’ Street, Suite 119, Anchorage, Alaska, (907) 271– 5011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee was created by Paragraph V.A.4 of the Memorandum of Agreement and Consent Decree entered into by the United States of America and the State of Alaska on August 27, 1991, and approved by the United States District Court for the District of Alaska in settlement of United States of America v. State of Alaska, Civil Action No. A91–081 CV. The agenda will include a discussion about the Annual Work Plan and an opportunity for public comments. The final agenda and materials for the meeting will be posted on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council Web site at www.evostc.state.ak.us. All Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Willie R. Taylor, Director, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2013–21569 Filed 9–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–RG–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [AAK6006201 134A2100DD AOR3B3030.999900] Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed RES Americas Moapa Solar Energy Center, Clark County, Nevada This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as the lead Federal agency, with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Park Service (NPS), and the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Tribe) as Cooperating Agencies, intends to file a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed RES Americas Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) in Clark County, Nevada. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that public meetings will be held to solicit comments on the DEIS. DATES: The date and locations of the public meetings will be announced at least 15 days in advance through notices in the following local newspapers: Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Review Journal and the Moapa Valley Progress and on the following Web site: www.MoapaSolarEnergyCenterEIS.com. In order to be fully considered, written comments on the DEIS must arrive no later than 45 days after EPA publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: You may mail, email, hand carry or telefax written comments to Ms. Amy Heuslein, Regional Environmental Protection Officer, BIA Western Regional Office, Branch of Environmental Quality Services, 2600 North Central Avenue, 4th Floor Mail Room, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–3008; fax (602) 379–3833; email: amy.heuslein@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Heuslein or Mr. Garry Cantley, BIA Western Regional Office, Branch of Environmental Quality Services, 2600 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–3008, telephone (602) 379–6750. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Proposed Project is to construct a 200 megawatt (MW) solar electric generation facility, water line, and associated infrastructure on the Reservation, and obtain a right-of-way (ROW) grant on BLM lands for a 230 kV SUMMARY: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee DATES: Bureau of Indian Affairs Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. [XXXD5198NI DS61100000 DNINR0000.000000 DX61104] ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AGENCY: Office of the Secretary AGENCY: 54669 E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 172 (Thursday, September 5, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-21633]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2013-0720]


Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (CIRCAC) Charter 
Renewal

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Recertification.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the 
Coast Guard has recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory 
Council (CIRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook 
Inlet, Alaska. This certification allows the CIRCAC to monitor the 
activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook 
Inlet Program established by statute.

DATES: This recertification is effective for the period from September 
1, 2013 through August 31, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Thomas Pauser, Seventeenth 
Coast Guard District (dpi), by phone at (907)463-2812, email 
thomas.e.pauser@uscg.mil or by mail at P.O. Box 25517, Juneau, Alaska 
99802.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background and Purpose

    As part of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Congress passed the Oil 
Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight and Monitoring Act of 
1990 (the Act), 33 U.S.C. 2732, to foster a long-term partnership among 
industry, government, and local communities in overseeing compliance 
with environmental concerns in the operation of crude oil terminals and 
oil tankers.
    On October 18, 1991, the President delegated his authority under 33 
U.S.C. 2732(o) to the Secretary of

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Transportation in Executive Order 12777, section 8(g) (see 56 FR 54757; 
October 22, 1991) for purposes of certifying advisory councils, or 
groups, subject to the Act. On March 3, 1992, the Secretary redelegated 
that authority to the Commandant of the Coast Guard (USCG) (see 57 FR 
8582; March 11, 1992). The Commandant redelegated that authority to the 
Chief, Office of Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection 
(G-M) on March 19, 1992 (letter 5402).
    On July 7, 1993, the USCG published a policy statement, 58 FR 
36504, to clarify the factors that shall be considered in making the 
determination as to whether advisory councils, or groups, should be 
certified in accordance with the Act.
    The Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental 
Protection (G-M), redelegated recertification authority for advisory 
councils, or groups, to the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District 
on February 26, 1999 (letter 16450).
    On September 16, 2002, the USCG published a policy statement, 67 FR 
58440 that changed the recertification procedures such that applicants 
are required to provide the USCG with comprehensive information every 
three years (triennially). For each of the two years between the 
triennial application procedures, applicants submit a letter requesting 
recertification that includes a description of any substantive changes 
to the information provided at the previous triennial recertification. 
Further, public comment is not solicited prior to recertification 
during streamlined years, only during the triennial comprehensive 
review.
    On October 10, 2012, the Coast Guard recertified the Cook Inlet 
Regional Citizen's Advisory Council through August 31, 2013. Under the 
Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990 (33 
U.S.C. 2732), the Coast Guard may certify, on an annual basis, an 
alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This 
advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude 
oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by Congress, 33 
U.S.C. 2732(b).

Recertification

    By letter dated 12 AUG 2013, the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard 
certified that the CIRCAC qualifies as an alternative voluntary 
advisory group under 33 U.S.C. 2732(o). This recertification terminates 
on August 31, 2014.

    Dated: August 12, 2013.
T.P. Ostebo,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard 
District.
[FR Doc. 2013-21633 Filed 9-4-13; 8:45 am]
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