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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 54 / Friday, March 20, 2015 / Notices Phone: (202) 493–0491; Fax: (202) 493– 6333. favorably the ability to meet higher speeds as well as the duration that speeds of at least 240 MPH can be attained. Authority: The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (Pub. L. 109–59, August 10, 2005), and the SAFETEA–LU Technical Corrections Act (Pub. L. 110–244, June 6, 2008.) Section 6: Award Administration Information 6.1 Award Notices Applications selected for funding will be announced after the application review period. FRA will contact applicants with successful applications after announcement with information and instructions about the award process. 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A nonexclusive list of administrative and national policy requirements that grantees must follow includes: Procurement standards, compliance with Federal civil rights laws and regulations, disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE), debarment and suspension, drug-free workplace, FRA’s and OMB’s Assurances and Certifications, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), labor standards, safety oversight, environmental protection, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and environmental justice. In addition, FRA expects applicants to comply with the Buy America standards in 49 U.S.C. 24405(a). FRA expects this to apply to any capital costs funded under this NOFA for steel, iron, or manufactured goods used in construction of the Maglev project. 6.3 Issued in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2015. Corey Hill, Director, Office of Program Delivery. Notice of Rescheduled Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. Notice of Rescheduled Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(a)(2). This meeting was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, 80 FR 8760. However, the meeting was cancelled because of inclement weather in Washington, DC, which ultimately led the Federal Government to close that day. DATES: The rescheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., E.D.T. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room on the first floor of the Board’s headquarters at 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins (202) 245–0284; Michael.Higgins@stb.dot.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was formed in 2007 to provide advice and guidance to the Board and to serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues related to the transportation of energy resources by rail, including coal, ethanol, and other biofuels, Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, Docket No. EP 670. The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues such as rail SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15057 performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources. Agenda items for this meeting include introduction of new members, a performance measures review, industry segment updates by RETAC members, a presentation on the outlook for U.S. petroleum production, and a roundtable discussion. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; Federal Advisory Committee Management regulations, 41 CFR pt. 102–3; RETAC’s charter; and Board procedures. Further communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board’s Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV. Written Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments to RETAC at any time. Comments should be addressed to RETAC, c/o Michael Higgins, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001 or Michael.Higgins@ stb.dot.gov. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 721, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121. Decided: March 17, 2015. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta S. Jones, Clearance Clerk. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 1)]


Notice of Rescheduled Rail Energy Transportation Advisory 
Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Rescheduled Rail Energy Transportation Advisory 
Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy 
Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(a)(2). This meeting 
was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, 80 FR 8760. 
However, the meeting was cancelled because of inclement weather in 
Washington, DC, which ultimately led the Federal Government to close 
that day.

DATES: The rescheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 
at 9:00 a.m., E.D.T.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room on the first 
floor of the Board's headquarters at 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 
20423.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins (202) 245-0284; 
Michael.Higgins@stb.dot.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: 
(800) 877-8339].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was formed in 2007 to provide advice 
and guidance to the Board and to serve as a forum for discussion of 
emerging issues related to the transportation of energy resources by 
rail, including coal, ethanol, and other biofuels, Establishment of a 
Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, Docket No. EP 670. The 
purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues 
such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning 
and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, 
and users of energy resources. Agenda items for this meeting include 
introduction of new members, a performance measures review, industry 
segment updates by RETAC members, a presentation on the outlook for 
U.S. petroleum production, and a roundtable discussion.
    The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; 
Federal Advisory Committee Management regulations, 41 CFR pt. 102-3; 
RETAC's charter; and Board procedures. Further communications about 
this meeting may be announced through the Board's Web site at 
WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.
    Written Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments 
to RETAC at any time. Comments should be addressed to RETAC, c/o 
Michael Higgins, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20423-0001 or Michael.Higgins@stb.dot.gov.
    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the 
human environment or the conservation of energy resources.

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 721, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121.

    Decided: March 17, 2015.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Brendetta S. Jones,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2015-06424 Filed 3-19-15; 8:45 am]
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