Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting, 44752-44753 [2014-18085]

Download as PDF 44752 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 148 / Friday, August 1, 2014 / Notices federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. Executive Order 12372: Proposals under this program are not subject to Executive Order 12372, ‘‘Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.’’ Administrative Procedure Act/ Regulatory Flexibility Act: Notice and comment are not required under the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553) or any other law, for matters relating to public property, loans, grants, benefits or contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)). Moreover, because notice and comment are not required under 5 U.S.C. 553, or any other law, for matters relating to public property, loans, grants, benefits or contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)), a Regulatory Flexibility Analysis is not required and has not been prepared for this notice, 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq. Dated: July 28, 2014. Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office. [FR Doc. 2014–18264 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of closed meeting. AGENCY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The entire meeting will be closed to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:09 Jul 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, telephone number (301) 975– 4781, email robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Judges Panel is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, chosen for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, services companies, small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. Members are also chosen who have broad experience in for-profit and nonprofit areas. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the meeting. The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration, formally determined on March 25, 2014, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the meeting of the Judges Panel may be closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) because the meeting is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(b [sic]) because for a government agency the meeting is likely to disclose information that could significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. The meeting, which involves examination of current Award applicant data from U.S. organizations and a discussion of these data as compared to the Award criteria in order to recommend Award recipients, will be closed to the public. Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2014–18255 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Dated: July 28, 2014. Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office. National Institute of Standards and Technology Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will meet Monday, August 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss priorities of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) for optimal NEHRP agency interactions with researchers and practitioners in other natural and man-made hazards disciplines and in the broader resilience environment, to review the NEHRP agency updates on their latest activities, and to gather information for the Committee’s 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will continue on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the entry-level conference room 204 at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1711 Illinois Street, Golden, Colorado 80401. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jack Hayes, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Dr. Hayes’ email address is jack.hayes@nist.gov and his phone number is (301) 975–5640. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the requirements of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 148 / Friday, August 1, 2014 / Notices Section 103 of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108–360). The Committee is composed of members appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their established records of distinguished service in their professional community, their knowledge of issues affecting the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and to reflect the wide diversity of technical disciplines, competencies, and communities involved in earthquake hazards reduction. In addition, the Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) serves as an exofficio member of the Committee. The Committee assesses: • Trends and developments in the science and engineering of earthquake hazards reduction; • the effectiveness of NEHRP in performing its statutory activities; • any need to revise NEHRP; and • the management, coordination, implementation, and activities of NEHRP. Background information on NEHRP and the Advisory Committee is available at http://nehrp.gov/. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will hold an open meeting on Monday, August 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will be held in the entry-level conference room 204 at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1711 Illinois Street, in Golden, Colorado 80401. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss priorities of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) for optimal NEHRP agency interactions with researchers and practitioners in other natural and manmade hazards disciplines and in the broader resilience environment, to review the NEHRP agency updates on their latest activities, and to gather information for the Committee’s 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda. On August 19, 2014, approximately onehalf hour will be reserved near the conclusion of the meeting for public comments, and speaking times will be VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:09 Jul 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the ACEHR, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899– 8604, via fax at (301) 975–4032, or electronically by email to info@ nehrp.gov. All visitors to the USGS site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, August 14, 2014, in order to attend. Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to Felicia Johnson. Ms. Johnson’s email address is felicia.johnson@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–5324. 44753 study designs, establishing data protocols, EM research and field studies, and planning for the analysis to implement EM. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org/ Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: July 29, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–18133 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD404 [FR Doc. 2014–18085 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] Pacific Island Fisheries; Marine Conservation Plan for Pacific Insular Areas; Western Pacific Sustainable Fisheries Fund BILLING CODE 3510–13–P AGENCY: Dated: July 25, 2014. Willie E. May, Associate Director of Laboratory Programs. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD417 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Electronic Monitoring (EM) workgroup will meet by teleconference. DATES: The teleconference will be held on August 13, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., please call (907) 271–2896. ADDRESSES: The teleconference will be held at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The workgroup will discuss progress with SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of agency decision. NMFS announces approval of a Marine Conservation Plan (MCP) for Pacific Insular Areas other than American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. DATES: This agency decision is effective from August 4, 2014, through August 3, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may obtain a copy of the MCP, identified by NOAA–NMFS– 2014–0092, from the Federal eRulemaking Portal, www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail; D=NOAA-NMFS-2014-0092, or from the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council), 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, 808– 522–8220, www.wpcouncil.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jarad Makaiau, Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, 808–725–5176. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 204(e) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act) authorizes the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Commerce SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 148 (Friday, August 1, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44752-44753]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-18085]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR 
or Committee), will meet Monday, August 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. Mountain Time and Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 
p.m. Mountain Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss 
priorities of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) 
for optimal NEHRP agency interactions with researchers and 
practitioners in other natural and man-made hazards disciplines and in 
the broader resilience environment, to review the NEHRP agency updates 
on their latest activities, and to gather information for the 
Committee's 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda 
may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be 
posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/.

DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. 
until 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will continue on Tuesday, 
August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The 
meeting will be open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the entry-level conference room 
204 at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1711 Illinois Street, Golden, 
Colorado 80401. Please note admittance instructions under the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jack Hayes, National Earthquake 
Hazards Reduction Program Director, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, Gaithersburg, 
Maryland 20899-8604. Dr. Hayes' email address is jack.hayes@nist.gov 
and his phone number is (301) 975-5640.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the requirements of

[[Page 44753]]

Section 103 of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program 
(NEHRP) Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-360). The Committee is 
composed of members appointed by the Director of NIST, who were 
selected for their established records of distinguished service in 
their professional community, their knowledge of issues affecting the 
National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and to reflect the wide 
diversity of technical disciplines, competencies, and communities 
involved in earthquake hazards reduction. In addition, the Chairperson 
of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Scientific Earthquake Studies 
Advisory Committee (SESAC) serves as an ex-officio member of the 
Committee. The Committee assesses:
     Trends and developments in the science and engineering of 
earthquake hazards reduction;
     the effectiveness of NEHRP in performing its statutory 
activities;
     any need to revise NEHRP; and
     the management, coordination, implementation, and 
activities of NEHRP.
    Background information on NEHRP and the Advisory Committee is 
available at http://nehrp.gov/.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will hold an open 
meeting on Monday, August 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain 
Time and Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain 
Time. The meeting will be held in the entry-level conference room 204 
at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1711 Illinois Street, in Golden, 
Colorado 80401. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss 
priorities of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) 
for optimal NEHRP agency interactions with researchers and 
practitioners in other natural and man-made hazards disciplines and in 
the broader resilience environment, to review the NEHRP agency updates 
on their latest activities, and to gather information for the 
Committee's 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda 
may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be 
posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee's affairs are 
invited to request a place on the agenda. On August 19, 2014, 
approximately one-half hour will be reserved near the conclusion of the 
meeting for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a 
first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be 
determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be 
about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be 
considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their 
oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be 
accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in 
person are invited to submit written statements to the ACEHR, National 
Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, 
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604, via fax at (301) 975-4032, or 
electronically by email to info@nehrp.gov.
    All visitors to the USGS site are required to pre-register to be 
admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register by 5:00 
p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, August 14, 2014, in order to attend. 
Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to 
Felicia Johnson. Ms. Johnson's email address is 
felicia.johnson@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975-5324.

    Dated: July 25, 2014.
Willie E. May,
Associate Director of Laboratory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2014-18085 Filed 7-31-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-13-P