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Download as PDF 65768 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 214 / Wednesday, November 5, 2014 / Notices is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department of Transportation, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Issued in Washington, DC on October 31, 2014. Jeff Michael, Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2014–26337 Filed 11–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2014–0117, Notice No. 14–12] International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: This notice is to advise interested persons that on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, PHMSA will conduct a public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 46th session of the United Nations SubCommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held December 1 to December 9, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland. During this meeting, PHMSA is also soliciting comments relative to potential new work items, which may be considered for inclusion in its international agenda. Also, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will conduct a public meeting (see Docket No. OSHA– H022k–2006–0062) to discuss proposals in preparation for the 28th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held December 9 to December 11, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Nov 04, 2014 Jkt 235001 Time and Location: Both meetings will be held at the DOT Headquarters Conference Center, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. PHMSA public meeting: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon EST, Conference Room 4. OSHA public meeting: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Conference Room 4. Advanced Meeting Registration: The DOT requests that attendees pre-register for these meetings by completing the form at https:// www.surveymonkey.com/s/9WWZWR2. Attendees may use the same form to pre-register for both the PHMSA and the OSHA meetings. Failure to pre-register may delay your access to the DOT Headquarters building. If participants are attending in person, arrive early to allow time for security checks necessary to obtain access to the building. Conference call-in and ‘‘live meeting’’ capability will be provided for both meetings. Specific information on callin and live meeting access will be posted when available at http:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international and at http:// www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Vincent Babich or Mr. Steven Webb, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590; (202) 366–8553. Supplementary Information on the PHMSA Meeting: The primary purpose of PHMSA’s meeting will be to prepare for the 46th session of the UNSCOE TDG. The 46th session of the UNSCOE TDG is the fourth and final meeting scheduled for the 2013–2014 biennium. The UNSCOE will consider final proposals for the 19th Revised Edition of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations, which may be implemented into relevant domestic, regional, and international regulations from January 1, 2017. Copies of working documents, informal documents, and the meeting agenda may be obtained from the United Nations Transport Division’s Web site at http:// www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ dgsubc3/c3age.html. General topics on the agenda for the UNSCOE TDG meeting include: • Explosives and related matters • Listing, classification and packing • Electric storage systems • Transport of gases • Miscellaneous pending issues • Global harmonization of transport of dangerous goods regulations with the Model Regulations • Guiding principles for the Model Regulations PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Electronic data interchange for documentation purposes • Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) • New proposals for amendments to the Model Regulations • Issues relating to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) • Program of work for the 2015–2016 biennium • Draft resolution of the Economic and Social Council • Election of Officers for the 2015–2016 biennium Following the 46th session of the UNSCOE TDG, a copy of the SubCommittee’s report will be available at the United Nations Transport Division’s Web site at http://www.unece.org/trans/ main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3rep.html. PHMSA’s Web site at http:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international provides additional information regarding the UNSCOE TDG and related matters. Supplementary Information on the OSHA Meeting: The Federal Register notice and additional detailed information relating to OSHA’s public meeting will be available upon publication at http:// www.regulations.gov (Docket No. OSHA–H022k–2006–0062) and on the OSHA Web site at http://www.osha.gov/ dsg/hazcom/. Signed at Washington, DC, on October 29, 2014. Magdy El-Sibaie, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety. [FR Doc. 2014–26184 Filed 11–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35858] C&NC Railroad, LLC—Lease Exemption Containing Interchange Commitment—Norfolk Southern Railway Company C&NC Railroad, LLC (C&NC), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to amend its agreement to lease from Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) and operate 21 miles of rail line from (a) milepost CB5.4 at Beesons, Ind., to milepost 25.30 at New Castle, Ind., and (b) milepost R0.1 to milepost R1.16 at New Castle.1 1 C&NC has filed the new lease agreement under seal pursuant to 49 CFR 1150.43(h)(1)(ii). E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 214 (Wednesday, November 5, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 65768]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-26184]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0117, Notice No. 14-12]


International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that on Wednesday, 
November 12, 2014, PHMSA will conduct a public meeting to discuss 
proposals in preparation for the 46th session of the United Nations 
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE 
TDG) to be held December 1 to December 9, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland. 
During this meeting, PHMSA is also soliciting comments relative to 
potential new work items, which may be considered for inclusion in its 
international agenda.
    Also, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, the Department of Labor, 
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will conduct a 
public meeting (see Docket No. OSHA-H022k-2006-0062) to discuss 
proposals in preparation for the 28th session of the United Nations 
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of 
Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held 
December 9 to December 11, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland.
    Time and Location: Both meetings will be held at the DOT 
Headquarters Conference Center, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE., Washington, DC 20590.
    PHMSA public meeting: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon EST, Conference Room 
4.
    OSHA public meeting: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Conference Room 4.
    Advanced Meeting Registration: The DOT requests that attendees pre-
register for these meetings by completing the form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9WWZWR2. Attendees may use the same form to pre-
register for both the PHMSA and the OSHA meetings. Failure to pre-
register may delay your access to the DOT Headquarters building. If 
participants are attending in person, arrive early to allow time for 
security checks necessary to obtain access to the building.
    Conference call-in and ``live meeting'' capability will be provided 
for both meetings. Specific information on call-in and live meeting 
access will be posted when available at http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international and at http://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Vincent Babich or Mr. Steven Webb, 
Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Department of Transportation, 
Washington, DC 20590; (202) 366-8553.
    Supplementary Information on the PHMSA Meeting: The primary purpose 
of PHMSA's meeting will be to prepare for the 46th session of the 
UNSCOE TDG. The 46th session of the UNSCOE TDG is the fourth and final 
meeting scheduled for the 2013-2014 biennium. The UNSCOE will consider 
final proposals for the 19th Revised Edition of the United Nations 
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations, 
which may be implemented into relevant domestic, regional, and 
international regulations from January 1, 2017. Copies of working 
documents, informal documents, and the meeting agenda may be obtained 
from the United Nations Transport Division's Web site at http://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3age.html.
    General topics on the agenda for the UNSCOE TDG meeting include:

 Explosives and related matters
 Listing, classification and packing
 Electric storage systems
 Transport of gases
 Miscellaneous pending issues
 Global harmonization of transport of dangerous goods 
regulations with the Model Regulations
 Guiding principles for the Model Regulations
 Electronic data interchange for documentation purposes
 Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 New proposals for amendments to the Model Regulations
 Issues relating to the Globally Harmonized System of 
Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
 Program of work for the 2015-2016 biennium
 Draft resolution of the Economic and Social Council
 Election of Officers for the 2015-2016 biennium

    Following the 46th session of the UNSCOE TDG, a copy of the Sub-
Committee's report will be available at the United Nations Transport 
Division's Web site at http://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3rep.html. PHMSA's Web site at http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international provides additional information regarding the UNSCOE TDG 
and related matters.
    Supplementary Information on the OSHA Meeting: The Federal Register 
notice and additional detailed information relating to OSHA's public 
meeting will be available upon publication at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket No. OSHA-H022k-2006-0062) and on the OSHA 
Web site at http://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 29, 2014.
Magdy El-Sibaie,
Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety.
[FR Doc. 2014-26184 Filed 11-4-14; 8:45 am]
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