Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting, 77591 [2014-30236]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 24, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8984] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in the Oklahoma Room of the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20590. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the second Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 2) to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, February 19–23, 2015. The agenda items to be considered include: —Decisions of other IMO bodies —Safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and preparation of consequential amendments to the IBC Code, taking into account recommendations of GESAMP–EHS —Code for the transport and handling of limited amounts of hazardous and noxious liquid substances in bulk on offshore support vessels —Guidelines for port State control under the 2004 BWM Convention, including guidance on ballast water sampling and analysis —Production of a manual entitled ‘‘Ballast Water Management—How to do it’’ —Improved and new technologies approved for ballast water management systems and reduction of atmospheric pollution —Consideration of the impact on the Arctic of emissions of Black Carbon from international shipping —Revised guidelines for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials —Guidance for international offers of assistance in response to a marine oil pollution incident —Revised section II of the Manual on oil pollution contingency planning —Guide on oil spill response in ice and snow conditions —Updated IMO Dispersant Guidelines —Updated OPRC Model training courses —Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO environment-related Conventions —Guidelines pertaining to equivalent methods set forth in regulation 4 of MARPOL Annex VI and not covered by other guidelines —Guidelines as called for under paragraph 2.2.5.6 of the revised NOX Technical Code 2008 (NOX-reducing devices) VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Dec 23, 2014 Jkt 235001 —Biennial agenda and provisional agenda for PPR 3 —Election of Chairman and ViceChairman for 2016 —Any other business —Report to the Marine Environment Protection Committee Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. They may also contact the meeting coordinator to request a call-in number, in order to ensure adequate teleconference capacity, or to submit written comments and related material ahead of time. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Ms. Regina Bergner, by email at regina.r.bergner@ uscg.mil, by phone at 202–372–1431, or by fax at (202) 372–8383, not later than January 5, 2015, or 9 days prior to the meeting. Requests made after January 5, 2015 might not be able to be accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, governmentissued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the building. Directions to DOT Headquarters may be found at: http:// www.dot.gov/directions. Additional information regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: December 18, 2014. Marc Zlomek, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–30236 Filed 12–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Actions Taken at December 5, 2014, Meeting Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As part of its regular business meeting held on December 5, 2014, in Annapolis, Maryland, the Commission took the following actions: (1) Approved or tabled the applications of certain water resources projects; (2) accepted settlements in lieu of penalty from Lion Brewery, Inc.; LHP Management, LLC; and Southwestern Energy Production Company; and (3) took additional actions, as set forth in the Supplementary Information below. DATES: December 5, 2014. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00151 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77591 Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110–1788. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason E. Oyler, Regulatory Counsel, telephone: (717) 238–0423, ext. 1312; fax: (717) 238–2436; email: joyler@ srbc.net. Regular mail inquiries may be sent to the above address. See also Commission Web site at www.srbc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to the actions taken on projects identified in the summary above and the listings below, the following items were also presented or acted upon at the business meeting: (1) Adoption of a resolution honoring retiring staff member Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel; (2) an informational presentation from SRBC staff member Aaron Henning on recent water quality and biological characterizations SRBC has undertaken for the reservoirs on the lower Susquehanna River; (3) adoption of a resolution urging the President and Congress to provide full funding for the National Streamflow Information Program, thereby supporting the Susquehanna Flood Forecast & Warning System; (4) approval of a rulemaking action pertaining to clarification of the water uses involved in hydrocarbon development that are subject to SRBC’s consumptive use regulations, as implemented by the Approval by Rule program; (5) delegation of authority to the Executive Director to enter into certain settlement agreements; (6) approval/ratification of two grants, one grant amendment, and one contract; (7) approval of a request from Sunbury Generation LP for a transfer of approval to Hummel Station LLC; and (8) denial of a request from Future Power PA, LLC for a waiver of 18 CFR 806.3 and 806.4. ADDRESSES: Compliance Matters The Commission approved settlements in lieu of civil penalty for the following projects: 1. Lion Brewery, Inc., City of WilkesBarre, Luzerne County, Pa.— $50,000. 2. LHP Management, LLC (Muncy Creek), Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, Pa.—$3,000. 3. Southwestern Energy Production Company (Borough of Bellefonte’s Wastewater Treatment Plant), Borough of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa.—$4,500. Project Applications Approved The Commission approved the following project applications: 1. Project Sponsor and Facility: Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC (Pine Creek), Watson Township, E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8984]


Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open 
meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in the Oklahoma 
Room of the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters, 1200 New 
Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20590. The primary purpose of the 
meeting is to prepare for the second Session of the International 
Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and 
Response (PPR 2) to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, 
February 19-23, 2015.
    The agenda items to be considered include:

--Decisions of other IMO bodies
--Safety and pollution hazards of chemicals and preparation of 
consequential amendments to the IBC Code, taking into account 
recommendations of GESAMP-EHS
--Code for the transport and handling of limited amounts of hazardous 
and noxious liquid substances in bulk on offshore support vessels
--Guidelines for port State control under the 2004 BWM Convention, 
including guidance on ballast water sampling and analysis
--Production of a manual entitled ``Ballast Water Management--How to do 
it''
--Improved and new technologies approved for ballast water management 
systems and reduction of atmospheric pollution
--Consideration of the impact on the Arctic of emissions of Black 
Carbon from international shipping
--Revised guidelines for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials
--Guidance for international offers of assistance in response to a 
marine oil pollution incident
--Revised section II of the Manual on oil pollution contingency 
planning
--Guide on oil spill response in ice and snow conditions
--Updated IMO Dispersant Guidelines
--Updated OPRC Model training courses
--Unified interpretation to provisions of IMO environment-related 
Conventions
--Guidelines pertaining to equivalent methods set forth in regulation 4 
of MARPOL Annex VI and not covered by other guidelines
--Guidelines as called for under paragraph 2.2.5.6 of the revised 
NOX Technical Code 2008 (NOX-reducing devices)
--Biennial agenda and provisional agenda for PPR 3
--Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman for 2016
--Any other business
--Report to the Marine Environment Protection Committee

    Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating 
capacity of the room. They may also contact the meeting coordinator to 
request a call-in number, in order to ensure adequate teleconference 
capacity, or to submit written comments and related material ahead of 
time. To facilitate the building security process, and to request 
reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the 
meeting coordinator, Ms. Regina Bergner, by email at 
regina.r.bergner@uscg.mil, by phone at 202-372-1431, or by fax at (202) 
372-8383, not later than January 5, 2015, or 9 days prior to the 
meeting. Requests made after January 5, 2015 might not be able to be 
accommodated.
    Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, 
government-issued photo identifications must be presented to gain 
entrance to the building. Directions to DOT Headquarters may be found 
at: http://www.dot.gov/directions. Additional information regarding 
this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo.

    Dated: December 18, 2014.
Marc Zlomek,
Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2014-30236 Filed 12-23-14; 8:45 am]
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