Public Workshop Related to the International Maritime Organization's Development of a Mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters., 37339-37340 [2014-15457]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 126 / Tuesday, July 1, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2014–0515] Public Workshop Related to the International Maritime Organization’s Development of a Mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters. Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will hold a public workshop in Seattle, WA on topics related to the development of a mandatory code for ships operating in polar waters (Polar Code) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Various topics will be discussed including application and certification under the Polar Code; and regulations for hull design, equipment, operations, and environmental protection. This workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of information between policymakers, industry experts, and interested members of the public. DATES: The public workshop will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific Time. This workshop is open to the public. Please note that the workshop has a limited number of seats and may close early if all business is finished. The comment period for the docket closes September 1, 2014. All comments and related material submitted after the meeting must either be submitted to our online docket via http:// www.regulations.gov on or before September 1, 2014, or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date. ADDRESSES: The public workshop will be held at the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Avenue, North Auditorium, 4th floor, Seattle, WA 98174–1076. Due to building security requirements, each visitor must present a valid government-issued photo identification (for example, a driver’s license) in order to gain entrance to the building. To facilitate the security process related to building access, or to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) not later than August 1, 2014. The Coast Guard may not be able to accommodate requests made after August 1, 2014. Submit comments using one of the listed methods, and see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more information on public comments. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Jun 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Online—http://www.regulations.gov following Web site instructions. • Fax—202–493–2251. • Mail or hand deliver—Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hours for hand delivery are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays (telephone 202–366–9329). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions concerning the workshop, please call or email Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 202–372–1485, email Andrew.T.Gibbons@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826, toll free 1–800–647–5527. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Discussion This workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of information between policymakers, industry experts, and interested members of the public. The primary topics that will be considered at the public meeting include: • General overview of the draft Polar Code; • Overview of draft amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS); • Overview of draft amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL); • Application, certification, and documentation. This workshop is scheduled following progress at IMO during recent meetings of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC); Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC); and subcommittees on the Human Element, Training, and Watchkeeping; Navigation, Communication, and Search and Rescue; and Ship Design and Construction. The public workshop will also provide the opportunity for comment as the Coast Guard prepares for upcoming meetings in October 2014 and November 2014 of MEPC and MSC at IMO. You may view the draft Polar Code, draft SOLAS amendments, draft MARPOL amendments, and public comments submitted thus far in our online docket. Please see below for more information on viewing comments and documents. Comments submitted to the docket and informal public comments during the workshop are encouraged. PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37339 Please note that the workshop has a limited number of seats and may close early if all business is finished. Members of the public may attend this workshop up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the security process related to building access, or to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) not later than Friday August 1, 2014. We may not be able to accommodate requests made after August 1, 2014. Members of the public are encouraged to participate and join in discussions, subject to the discretion of the moderator. If you bring written comments to the meeting, you may submit them to Coast Guard personnel specified at the meeting to receive written comments. These comments will be submitted to our online public docket. Comments should be marked with docket number USCG–2014–0515 and should provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You should provide personal contact information so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your comments; but please note that all comments will be posted to the online docket without change and that any personal information you include can be searchable online (see the Federal Register Privacy Act notice regarding our public dockets, 73 FR 3316, Jan. 17, 2008). Mailed or hand-delivered comments should be in an unbound 81⁄2 x 11 inch format suitable for reproduction. The Docket Management Facility will acknowledge receipt of mailed comments if you enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope with your submission. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, are in our online docket at http:// www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following the Web site’s instructions. You can also view the docket at the Docket Management Facility (see the mailing address under ADDRESSES) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). This notice is issued under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a). E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1 37340 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 126 / Tuesday, July 1, 2014 / Notices Dated: June 25, 2014. J. G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard. Background [FR Doc. 2014–15457 Filed 6–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2014–N130; FXES11130200000C2–112–FF02ENEH00] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Texas Ayenia Draft Recovery Plan; Correction Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment; correction. AGENCY: On June 25, 2014, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the availability of our draft recovery plan for the Texas ayenia, which is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). However, we printed the incorrect Internet address for reviewers to use to download the draft recovery plan. This notice provides the correct Internet address. DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive any written comments on or before August 25, 2014. However, we will accept information about any species at any time. ADDRESSES: If you wish to review the draft recovery plan, you may obtain a copy by any one of the following methods: Internet: Access the file at www.fws.gov/southwest/es/Documents/ R2ES/TexasAyenia_DraftRecoveryPlan_ Final_June2014.pdf; U.S. mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 6300 Ocean Drive, USFWS Unit 5837, Corpus Christi, TX 78412–5837; or Telephone: (361) 994–9005. If you wish to comment on the draft recovery plan, you may submit your comments in writing by any one of the following methods: • U.S. mail: Field Supervisor, at the above address; • Hand-delivery: Texas Coastal Ecological Services Office, at the above address; • Fax: (361) 994–8262; or • Email: chris_best@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Best, State Botanist, at the above address and phone number, or by email at chris_best@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Jun 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 On June 25, 2014, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, published a Federal Register notice to announce the availability of our draft recovery plan for the Texas ayenia, a plant that is listed as endangered under the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) (79 FR 36087). We opened a comment period, which will last through August 25, 2014. However, we printed the incorrect Internet address for reviewers to use to download the draft recovery plan. This notice provides the correct Internet address, which can be found in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. We request review and comment on this plan from local, State, and Federal agencies; Tribes; and the public. We will also accept any new information on the status of the Texas ayenia throughout its range to assist in finalizing the recovery plan. Background The Texas ayenia (also referred to as the Tamaulipan kidneypetal) is currently found in southern Texas and northern Mexico. The draft recovery plan includes specific recovery objectives and criteria to be met in order to enable us to remove this species from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants. For more information, and areas to focus on when providing public comments, see our earlier notice (79 FR 36087). Public Availability of Comments Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Comments and materials we receive will be available, by appointment, for public inspection during normal business hours at our office (see ADDRESSES). Authority We developed our draft recovery plan under the authority of section 4(f) of the Act, 16 U.S.C. 1533(f). We publish this notice under section 4(f) Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: June 25, 2014. Joy E. Nicholopoulos, Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region, Albuquerque, New Mexico. [FR Doc. 2014–15383 Filed 6–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R6–ES–2013–N157; FWS–R6–ES– FF06E23000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits; Safe Harbor Agreement and Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for the Colorado Pikeminnow, Razorback Sucker, Roundtail Chub, Flannelmouth Sucker, and Bluehead Sucker in the Middle Duchesne River Watershed, Utah Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received an application from the Associated Water Users of the Duchesne and Strawberry Rivers (DSWUA) for an enhancement of survival permit (permit) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The permit application includes a proposed Safe Harbor Agreement (SHA) for the Colorado pikeminnow and razorback sucker, and a proposed Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for the roundtail chub, flannelmouth sucker, and bluehead sucker in the middle Duchesne River watershed, Utah. DATES: We must receive comments no later than July 31, 2014. ADDRESSES: Address all written comments to ‘‘Myton CCAA/SHA Comments,’’ by mail to Utah Field Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2369 West Orton Circle, Suite 50, West Valley City, UT 84119, or by facsimile to 801–975–3331, or by email to Myton_ CCAA_SHA_comments@fws.gov. Documents can be viewed online at www.fws.gov/utahfieldoffice/myton_ ccaa_sha.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Crist, Utah Field Office Supervisor, at 801–975–3330. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf, you may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 800–877– 8339. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 126 (Tuesday, July 1, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37339-37340]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0515]


Public Workshop Related to the International Maritime 
Organization's Development of a Mandatory Code for Ships Operating in 
Polar Waters.

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will hold a public workshop in Seattle, WA on 
topics related to the development of a mandatory code for ships 
operating in polar waters (Polar Code) by the International Maritime 
Organization (IMO). Various topics will be discussed including 
application and certification under the Polar Code; and regulations for 
hull design, equipment, operations, and environmental protection. This 
workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of information 
between policymakers, industry experts, and interested members of the 
public.

DATES: The public workshop will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific Time. This workshop is open to the 
public. Please note that the workshop has a limited number of seats and 
may close early if all business is finished.
    The comment period for the docket closes September 1, 2014. All 
comments and related material submitted after the meeting must either 
be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or 
before September 1, 2014, or reach the Docket Management Facility by 
that date.

ADDRESSES: The public workshop will be held at the Henry M. Jackson 
Federal Building, 915 2nd Avenue, North Auditorium, 4th floor, Seattle, 
WA 98174-1076. Due to building security requirements, each visitor must 
present a valid government-issued photo identification (for example, a 
driver's license) in order to gain entrance to the building. To 
facilitate the security process related to building access, or to 
request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should 
contact the meeting coordinator, Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons (see FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) not later than August 1, 2014. The Coast 
Guard may not be able to accommodate requests made after August 1, 
2014.
    Submit comments using one of the listed methods, and see 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more information on public comments.
     Online--http://www.regulations.gov following Web site 
instructions.
     Fax--202-493-2251.
     Mail or hand deliver--Docket Management Facility (M-30), 
U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room 
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001. Hours 
for hand delivery are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays (telephone 202-366-9329).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions concerning the 
workshop, please call or email Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons, U.S. Coast 
Guard; telephone 202-372-1485, email Andrew.T.Gibbons@uscg.mil. If you 
have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call 
Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-
9826, toll free 1-800-647-5527.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Discussion

    This workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of 
information between policymakers, industry experts, and interested 
members of the public. The primary topics that will be considered at 
the public meeting include:
     General overview of the draft Polar Code;
     Overview of draft amendments to the International 
Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS);
     Overview of draft amendments to the International 
Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL);
     Application, certification, and documentation.
    This workshop is scheduled following progress at IMO during recent 
meetings of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC); Marine Environment 
Protection Committee (MEPC); and subcommittees on the Human Element, 
Training, and Watchkeeping; Navigation, Communication, and Search and 
Rescue; and Ship Design and Construction. The public workshop will also 
provide the opportunity for comment as the Coast Guard prepares for 
upcoming meetings in October 2014 and November 2014 of MEPC and MSC at 
IMO.
    You may view the draft Polar Code, draft SOLAS amendments, draft 
MARPOL amendments, and public comments submitted thus far in our online 
docket. Please see below for more information on viewing comments and 
documents. Comments submitted to the docket and informal public 
comments during the workshop are encouraged.
    Please note that the workshop has a limited number of seats and may 
close early if all business is finished.
    Members of the public may attend this workshop up to the seating 
capacity of the room. To facilitate the security process related to 
building access, or to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan 
to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Lieutenant Andrew 
Gibbons (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) not later than Friday 
August 1, 2014. We may not be able to accommodate requests made after 
August 1, 2014.
    Members of the public are encouraged to participate and join in 
discussions, subject to the discretion of the moderator. If you bring 
written comments to the meeting, you may submit them to Coast Guard 
personnel specified at the meeting to receive written comments. These 
comments will be submitted to our online public docket.
    Comments should be marked with docket number USCG-2014-0515 and 
should provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You 
should provide personal contact information so that we can contact you 
if we have questions regarding your comments; but please note that all 
comments will be posted to the online docket without change and that 
any personal information you include can be searchable online (see the 
Federal Register Privacy Act notice regarding our public dockets, 73 FR 
3316, Jan. 17, 2008).
    Mailed or hand-delivered comments should be in an unbound 8\1/2\ x 
11 inch format suitable for reproduction. The Docket Management 
Facility will acknowledge receipt of mailed comments if you enclose a 
stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope with your submission.
    Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, are in 
our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by 
following the Web site's instructions. You can also view the docket at 
the Docket Management Facility (see the mailing address under 
ADDRESSES) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Lieutenant Andrew Gibbons (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).
    This notice is issued under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a).


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    Dated: June 25, 2014.
J. G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2014-15457 Filed 6-30-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P