Assessment Report of Ecological/Social/Economic Sustainability, Conditions, and Trends for the Carson National Forest, 11074-11075 [2014-04270]

Download as PDF 11074 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 39 Thursday, February 27, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Assessment Report of Ecological/ Social/Economic Sustainability, Conditions, and Trends for the Carson National Forest Forest Service, USDA. Notice of initiating the assessment phase of the forest plan revision for the Carson National Forest. AGENCY: ACTION: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT The Carson National Forest, located in northern New Mexico, is initiating the forest plan revision process pursuant to the 2012 National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule (36 CFR Part 219). This process results in a revised forest land management plan (forest plan), which describes the strategic direction for management of forest resources on the Carson National Forest over the next ten to fifteen years. The first phase of the process, the assessment phase, is just beginning. The public is invited to contribute information that can be used in the development of the assessment (36 CFR § 219.6). To gather relevant information about conditions and trends in and around the Carson National Forest, the Forest Service will be hosting a series of public forums in late spring/early summer of 2014. Information about public engagement opportunities during the assessment phase and the entire plan revision process will be posted on the Carson National Forest’s Web site, which will be continuously updated as the planning process progresses. DATES: A draft of the assessment report for the revision of the Carson National Forest’s forest plan is anticipated to be posted on the following Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/carsonforestplan in the fall/early winter 2014. The final assessment is projected to be completed in late winter 2014/2015. Public forums and meetings associated with the development of the assessment will be announced on the Web site cited above. It is expected the notice of intent to initiate the forest plan revision for the Carson National Forest will be published in the Federal Register in spring 2015. ADDRESSES: Written comments or questions concerning this notice should be addressed to Carson National Forest, SUMMARY: Notice of March 5 Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Meeting United States Agency for International Development. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA). DATES: Wednesday, March 5, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Location: Horizon Room, Ronald Reagan Building. SUMMARY: Agenda USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah will make opening remarks, followed by panel discussions among ACVFA members and USAID leadership on our vision and core values. The full meeting agenda is available on the ACVFA Web site at http://www.usaid.gov/who-weare/organization/advisory-committee. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Stakeholders The meeting is free and open to the public. Persons wishing to attend should register online at http://www. usaid.gov/who-we-are/organization/ advisory-committee/get-involved. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to logistical difficulties associated with the meeting, this notice is provided less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting (see 41 CFR 102–3.150(b)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jayne Thomisee, 202–712–5506. Dated: February 20, 2014. Jayne Thomisee, Executive Director (A), Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA), U.S. Agency for International Development. [FR Doc. 2014–04316 Filed 2–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Feb 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Attn: Plan Revision, 208 Cruz Alta Road, Taos, New Mexico, 87571. Comments may also be sent via email to carsonplan@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Naranjo, Forest Planner, 575– 758–6221. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. More information on the planning process can also be found on the Carson National Forest Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/carsonforestplan. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 1976 requires every National Forest System (NFS) unit to develop a forest plan. On April 9, 2012, the Forest Service finalized its land management planning rule (2012 Planning Rule), which describes requirements for the planning process and the content of forest plans. Forest plans describe the strategic direction for managing forest resources over ten to fifteen years, and are adaptive and amendable as conditions change over time. Under the 2012 Planning Rule, the assessment of ecological, social, and economic trends and conditions is the first phase of the planning framework or process. The second phase is guided, in part, by the National Environment Policy Act (NEPA). It includes the preparation of a draft environmental impact statement and revised forest plan for public review and comment, followed by a final environmental impact statement and revised forest plan. The third phase of the process is monitoring and feedback, which is ongoing over the life of the revised forest plan. This notice announces the start of the first phase of the planning process, which is an assessment to rapidly evaluate existing information about relevant ecological, economic, cultural, and social conditions, trends, and sustainability and their relationship to the Carson National Forest’s current forest plan, within the context of the broader landscape. With this notice, the agency invites other governments, non-governmental parties, and the public to contribute to the development of the assessment. The intent of public participation in the E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2014 / Notices assessment phase is to gather as much relevant information as possible to inform the plan revision process. Public involvement during this point in the process can also provide opportunities for people to share their concerns about existing conditions and trends and perceptions of risks to social, economic, and ecological systems related to the forest. As public meetings, forums, and other opportunities for public engagement are scheduled, public notifications will be made and posted on the forest’s Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ carsonforestplan and information will be sent out to the forest’s mailing list. If anyone is interested in being on the forest’s mailing list to receive these notifications, please contact Kevin Naranjo, Forest Planner, at the mailing address identified above, by sending an email to carsonplan@fs.fed.us, or by telephone 575–758–6221. Responsible Official The responsible official for revision of the Carson National Forest’s land management plan is Forest Supervisor Juan (Buck) Sanchez, Carson National Forest, 208 Cruz Alta Road, Taos, New Mexico, 87571. Dated: February 21, 2014. Juan E. (Buck) Sanchez, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2014–04270 Filed 2–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Prince of Wales Island Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Prince of Wales Island Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Craig, Alaska. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110– 343) (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the title II of the Act. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to review and recommend projects authorized under Title II of the Act. DATES: The meeting will be held April 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Feb 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Craig Ranger District, 504 9th Street, Craig, Alaska. If you wish to attend via teleconference, please call 907–826– 3271 for instructions. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Craig Ranger District. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Sakraida, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907–826–1601 or via email at rsakraida@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accomodation for access to the facility or procedings by contacting the person listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: https://fsplaces.fs. fed.us/fsfiles/unit/wo/secure_rural_ schools.nsf/RAC/B41C09B8D0F857FE 8825759F004E6742?OpenDocument. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by March 15, 2014 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Matthew Anderson, Designated Federal Official, P.O. Box 500, Craig, Alaska 99921; or by email to mdanderson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 907–826–2972. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11075 section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: February 12, 2014. Matthew D. Anderson, District Ranger. [FR Doc. 2014–04261 Filed 2–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–916] Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012– 2013 Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to a request from the Laminated Woven Sacks Committee (‘‘Petitioner’’), the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty Order on laminated woven sacks from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’).1 2 The administrative review covers nine 3 PRC companies for the period of review (‘‘POR’’) August 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013. No other party requested review of these nine companies. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: February 27, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6905. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 2, 2013, the Department initiated an administrative review of the AGENCY: 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation, in Part, 78 FR 60834 (October 2, 2013) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). 2 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 45941 (August 7, 2008) (‘‘Order’’). 3 The nine companies are: Cangnan Color Make the Bag; Han Shing Corporation Limited; Jiangsu Hotsun Plastics; Ningbo Yong Feng Packaging Co., Ltd.; Polywell Industrial Co.; Shandong Qilu Plastic Fabric Group, Ltd.; Shandong Shouguang Jianyuanchun Co.; Shandong Youlian Subian Co. Ltd.; and Zibo Aifudi Plastic Packaging Co., Ltd. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 39 (Thursday, February 27, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11074-11075]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04270]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Assessment Report of Ecological/Social/Economic Sustainability, 
Conditions, and Trends for the Carson National Forest

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of initiating the assessment phase of the forest plan 
revision for the Carson National Forest.

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SUMMARY: The Carson National Forest, located in northern New Mexico, is 
initiating the forest plan revision process pursuant to the 2012 
National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule (36 CFR Part 219). 
This process results in a revised forest land management plan (forest 
plan), which describes the strategic direction for management of forest 
resources on the Carson National Forest over the next ten to fifteen 
years. The first phase of the process, the assessment phase, is just 
beginning. The public is invited to contribute information that can be 
used in the development of the assessment (36 CFR Sec.  219.6). To 
gather relevant information about conditions and trends in and around 
the Carson National Forest, the Forest Service will be hosting a series 
of public forums in late spring/early summer of 2014. Information about 
public engagement opportunities during the assessment phase and the 
entire plan revision process will be posted on the Carson National 
Forest's Web site, which will be continuously updated as the planning 
process progresses.

DATES: A draft of the assessment report for the revision of the Carson 
National Forest's forest plan is anticipated to be posted on the 
following Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/carsonforestplan in the 
fall/early winter 2014. The final assessment is projected to be 
completed in late winter 2014/2015.
    Public forums and meetings associated with the development of the 
assessment will be announced on the Web site cited above.
    It is expected the notice of intent to initiate the forest plan 
revision for the Carson National Forest will be published in the 
Federal Register in spring 2015.

ADDRESSES: Written comments or questions concerning this notice should 
be addressed to Carson National Forest, Attn: Plan Revision, 208 Cruz 
Alta Road, Taos, New Mexico, 87571. Comments may also be sent via email 
to carsonplan@fs.fed.us.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Naranjo, Forest Planner, 575-
758-6221. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf 
(TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-
877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday 
through Friday.
    More information on the planning process can also be found on the 
Carson National Forest Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/carsonforestplan.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 
1976 requires every National Forest System (NFS) unit to develop a 
forest plan. On April 9, 2012, the Forest Service finalized its land 
management planning rule (2012 Planning Rule), which describes 
requirements for the planning process and the content of forest plans. 
Forest plans describe the strategic direction for managing forest 
resources over ten to fifteen years, and are adaptive and amendable as 
conditions change over time.
    Under the 2012 Planning Rule, the assessment of ecological, social, 
and economic trends and conditions is the first phase of the planning 
framework or process. The second phase is guided, in part, by the 
National Environment Policy Act (NEPA). It includes the preparation of 
a draft environmental impact statement and revised forest plan for 
public review and comment, followed by a final environmental impact 
statement and revised forest plan. The third phase of the process is 
monitoring and feedback, which is ongoing over the life of the revised 
forest plan.
    This notice announces the start of the first phase of the planning 
process, which is an assessment to rapidly evaluate existing 
information about relevant ecological, economic, cultural, and social 
conditions, trends, and sustainability and their relationship to the 
Carson National Forest's current forest plan, within the context of the 
broader landscape.
    With this notice, the agency invites other governments, non-
governmental parties, and the public to contribute to the development 
of the assessment. The intent of public participation in the

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assessment phase is to gather as much relevant information as possible 
to inform the plan revision process. Public involvement during this 
point in the process can also provide opportunities for people to share 
their concerns about existing conditions and trends and perceptions of 
risks to social, economic, and ecological systems related to the 
forest.
    As public meetings, forums, and other opportunities for public 
engagement are scheduled, public notifications will be made and posted 
on the forest's Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/carsonforestplan and 
information will be sent out to the forest's mailing list. If anyone is 
interested in being on the forest's mailing list to receive these 
notifications, please contact Kevin Naranjo, Forest Planner, at the 
mailing address identified above, by sending an email to 
carsonplan@fs.fed.us, or by telephone 575-758-6221.

Responsible Official

    The responsible official for revision of the Carson National 
Forest's land management plan is Forest Supervisor Juan (Buck) Sanchez, 
Carson National Forest, 208 Cruz Alta Road, Taos, New Mexico, 87571.

    Dated: February 21, 2014.
Juan E. (Buck) Sanchez,
Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. 2014-04270 Filed 2-26-14; 8:45 am]
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