Second Call for Nominations for the California Desert District Advisory Council, 7032-7033 [2015-02550]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 7032 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 26 / Monday, February 9, 2015 / Notices Water will not be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal modification. Records relating to the application may be examined by contacting Andy Senti, BLM Colorado State Office at the above address or by telephone at 303– 239–3713. For the period until May 11, 2015, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal modification application may present their views in writing to the BLM Colorado State Office at the address noted above. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Colorado State Office, at the address above, during regular business hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 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[FR Doc. 2015–02568 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD01000L12100000.MD000015XL 1109AF] Second Call for Nominations for the California Desert District Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to reopen the request for public nominations for the Desert Advisory Council (DAC). Council members provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on the management of public lands in Southern California. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than March 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Teresa Raml, District Manager, Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Razo, BLM California Desert District External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553–9046, (951) 697–5217. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Desert District Advisory Council is comprised of 15 private individuals who represent different interests and advise BLM officials on policies and programs concerning the management of over 10 million acres of public land in Southern California. The Council meets in formal session three to four times each year in various locations throughout the BLM California Desert District. Council members serve without compensation other than travel expenses. Members serve three-year terms and may reapply to be nominated SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for reappointment to an additional three-year term. Section 309 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of BLM-administered lands. The Secretary also selects Council nominees consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which requires nominees appointed to the Council be balanced in terms of points of view and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The Council also is balanced geographically, and the BLM will try to find qualified representatives from areas throughout the California Desert District. The District covers portions of eight counties, and includes more than 10 million acres of public land in the California Desert Conservation Area of Mono, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial counties, as well as 300,000 acres of scattered parcels in San Diego, western Riverside, western San Bernardino, and Los Angeles counties (known as the South Coast). Public notice begins with the publication date of this notice and nominations will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice. The seven positions to be filled include one elected official, one representative of non-renewable resources groups or organizations, one representative of recreation groups or organizations, one representative of wildlife groups or organizations, and two representatives of the public-at-large. These six positions became vacant on December 7, 2014. The seventh position is a representative of the renewable energy industry. This position became vacant on January 9, 2015. The BLM was notified of this pending vacancy during the initial nomination period. The BLM is issuing a second call for nominations to notify the public of this vacant position and to reopen the nomination period for those positions listed in the initial call for nominations. If you have already submitted your DAC nomination materials for 2015, you will not need to resubmit. Any group or individual may nominate a qualified person, based upon education, training, and knowledge of the BLM, the California Desert, and the issues involving BLMadministered public lands throughout Southern California. Qualified individuals may also nominate themselves. The nomination form may be found on the Desert Advisory Council Web E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 26 / Monday, February 9, 2015 / Notices page: http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/ rac/dac.html. The following must accompany the form for all nominations: • Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations. • A completed background information nomination form. • Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Nominees unable to download the nomination form may contact the BLM California Desert District External Affairs staff at (951) 697–5217 to request a copy. Advisory Council members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1. Teresa A. Raml, California Desert District Manager. [FR Doc. 2015–02550 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–895] Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills and Parts Thereof; Commission’s Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Orders; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found a violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), in the unlawful importation, sale for importation, and sale after importation by respondents The Brinkmann Corporation (‘‘Brinkmann’’) of Dallas, Texas; Outdoor Leisure Products, Inc. (‘‘OLP’’) of Neosho, Missouri; Dongguan Kingsun Enterprises Co., Ltd. (‘‘Kingsun’’) of Dongguan City, China; Academy, Ltd. (‘‘Academy’’) of Katy, Texas; and Ningbo Huige Outdoor Products Co., Ltd. (‘‘Huige’’) of Zhejiang Province, China, of certain multiple mode outdoor grills and parts thereof by reason of infringement of one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,381,712 (‘‘the ’712 patent’’). The Commission also found defaulted respondent Keesung Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (‘‘Keesung’’) of Guangzhou, China in mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Feb 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 violation pursuant to Section 337(g)(1). The Commission’s determination is final, and the investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy Chen, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2392. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on September 26, 2013, based on a complaint filed on behalf of A&J Manufacturing, LLC of St. Simons, Georgia and A&J Manufacturing, Inc. of Green Cove Springs, Florida (collectively, ‘‘A&J’’ or ‘‘Complainants’’). 78 Fed. Reg. 59373 (Sept. 26, 2013). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the sale for importation, importation, or sale within the United States after importation of certain multiple mode outdoor grills and parts thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of the ’712 patent, the claim of U.S. Patent No. D660,646, and the claim of U.S. Patent No. D662,773. The Commission’s notice of investigation, as amended, named numerous respondents including Brinkmann, OLP, Kingsun, Academy, Huige, Char-Broil, LLC (‘‘Char-Broil’’), and Fudeer Electric Appliance Co., Ltd. (‘‘Fudeer’’). The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is also a party to this investigation. On January 9, 2014, the Commission determined not to review an initial determination finding respondent Keesung in default. Order No. 16 (Dec. 20, 2013). On June 24, 2014, the Commission affirmed-in-part and vacated-in-part an initial determination granting-in-part a motion for summary determination of non-infringement filed by Char-Broil, PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7033 Fudeer, OLP, Kingsun, Tractor Supply Co., and Chant Kitchen Equipment (HK) Ltd. The Commission found that Complainants admit that the following redesigned grills do not infringe the ’712 patent: (1) Chant/Tractor Supply’s New Model 1046761; (2) Rankam’s Member’s Mark Grill, Model No. GR2071001–MM (Ver. 2) and (3) Rankam’s Smoke Canyon Grill, Model No. GR2034205–SC (Ver. 2). Comm’n Op. at 1 (Jun. 24, 2014). The Commission found the other redesigned products at issue were within the scope of the investigation. Id. The Commission adopted the ALJ’s construction of the ‘‘openable [] cover’’ limitations of claims 1 and 17 on modified grounds. Id. The Commission affirmed the ALJ’s finding of noninfringement of claims 1 and 17 for the Char-Broil Oklahoma Joe Longhorn Model 12210767 Grill and adopted the ALJ’s findings that the redesigned grills do not infringe claims 1 and 17 on modified grounds. Id. The Commission also found that the ‘‘openable [] cover means’’ limitations of claim 10 are means-plus-function limitations and directed the ALJ to make findings consistent with its means-plus-function interpretation. Id. at 2. On July 31, 2014, the Commission determined not to review an initial determination granting a motion for partial termination of the investigation based on withdrawal of allegations in the complaint concerning the two asserted design patents. See Order No. 50 (Jul. 14, 2014). On September 26, 2014, the ALJ issued the final Initial Determination (‘‘ID’’), finding a violation of section 337 as to respondents Brinkmann, OLP, Kingsun, Academy, and Huige based upon his determinations: (i) That certain, but not all, accused products infringe at least one claim of the ’712 patent; (ii) that the domestic industry requirement has been satisfied with respect to the ’712 patent; and (iii) that the asserted claims of the ’712 patent have not been shown by clear and convincing evidence to be invalid. On October 9, 2014, the ALJ issued his Recommended Determination on remedy and bonding. On October 14, 2014, A&J filed a petition for review of certain aspects of the final ID’s findings concerning claim construction and infringement. On the same day, Brinkmann, OLP, and Academy together sought review of certain aspects of the final ID’s findings regarding validity. OLP separately challenged certain aspects of the final ID’s findings regarding claim construction and infringement. Academy and Huige petitioned for review of the ID’s determination (Order E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 26 (Monday, February 9, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLCAD01000L12100000.MD000015XL1109AF]


Second Call for Nominations for the California Desert District 
Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to reopen the request for public 
nominations for the Desert Advisory Council (DAC). Council members 
provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on the management of 
public lands in Southern California.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than March 11, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Teresa Raml, District Manager, 
Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office, 22835 
Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Razo, BLM California Desert 
District External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno 
Valley, CA 92553-9046, (951) 697-5217. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above 
individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above 
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Desert District Advisory 
Council is comprised of 15 private individuals who represent different 
interests and advise BLM officials on policies and programs concerning 
the management of over 10 million acres of public land in Southern 
California. The Council meets in formal session three to four times 
each year in various locations throughout the BLM California Desert 
District. Council members serve without compensation other than travel 
expenses. Members serve three-year terms and may reapply to be 
nominated for reappointment to an additional three-year term.
    Section 309 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act directs 
the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and 
issues related to management of BLM-administered lands. The Secretary 
also selects Council nominees consistent with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which requires nominees 
appointed to the Council be balanced in terms of points of view and 
representative of the various interests concerned with the management 
of the public lands.
    The Council also is balanced geographically, and the BLM will try 
to find qualified representatives from areas throughout the California 
Desert District. The District covers portions of eight counties, and 
includes more than 10 million acres of public land in the California 
Desert Conservation Area of Mono, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, San 
Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial counties, as well as 300,000 acres 
of scattered parcels in San Diego, western Riverside, western San 
Bernardino, and Los Angeles counties (known as the South Coast).
    Public notice begins with the publication date of this notice and 
nominations will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice. 
The seven positions to be filled include one elected official, one 
representative of non-renewable resources groups or organizations, one 
representative of recreation groups or organizations, one 
representative of wildlife groups or organizations, and two 
representatives of the public-at-large. These six positions became 
vacant on December 7, 2014. The seventh position is a representative of 
the renewable energy industry. This position became vacant on January 
9, 2015. The BLM was notified of this pending vacancy during the 
initial nomination period. The BLM is issuing a second call for 
nominations to notify the public of this vacant position and to reopen 
the nomination period for those positions listed in the initial call 
for nominations. If you have already submitted your DAC nomination 
materials for 2015, you will not need to resubmit.
    Any group or individual may nominate a qualified person, based upon 
education, training, and knowledge of the BLM, the California Desert, 
and the issues involving BLM-administered public lands throughout 
Southern California. Qualified individuals may also nominate 
themselves.
    The nomination form may be found on the Desert Advisory Council Web

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page: http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/rac/dac.html. The following must 
accompany the form for all nominations:
     Letters of reference from represented interests or 
organizations.
     A completed background information nomination form.
     Any other information that addresses the nominee's 
qualifications.
    Nominees unable to download the nomination form may contact the BLM 
California Desert District External Affairs staff at (951) 697-5217 to 
request a copy. Advisory Council members are appointed by the Secretary 
of the Interior. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are 
currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-
FACA boards, committees or councils.

    Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1.

Teresa A. Raml,
California Desert District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2015-02550 Filed 2-6-15; 8:45 am]
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