Technical Mapping Advisory Council, 42835-42836 [2015-17706]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 138 / Monday, July 20, 2015 / Notices Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4223– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2015–0002] Texas; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA–4223–DR), dated May 29, 2015, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: June 19, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this disaster is closed effective June 19, 2015. 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[FR Doc. 2015–17668 Filed 7–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022] Technical Mapping Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:30 Jul 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on August 4–5, 2015, in Reston, VA. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The TMAC will meet on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., and Wednesday, August 5, 2015, from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT). Please note that the meeting will close early if the TMAC has completed its business. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters building located at 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20192. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to FEMA–TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (attention Mark Crowell) by 11 p.m. EDT on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Members of the public must check in at the USGS Visitor’s entrance security desk; photo identification is required. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for review by Monday, July 27, 2015. Written comments to be considered by the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and received by Wednesday, July 29, 2015, identified by Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022, and submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Address the email TO: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov and CC: FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the email. • Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42835 www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for the Docket ID FEMA– 2014–0022. A public comment period will be held on August 4, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and again on August 5, 2015, from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than three minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 30 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker by close of business on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Crowell, Designated Federal Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202, telephone (202) 646–3432, and email mark.crowell@fema.dhs.gov. The TMAC Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/ TMAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1 42836 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 138 / Monday, July 20, 2015 / Notices and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA Administrator. The TMAC must also develop recommendations on how to ensure that flood insurance rate maps incorporate the best available climate science to assess flood risks and ensure that FEMA uses the best available methodology to consider the impact of the rise in sea level and future development on flood risk. The TMAC must collect these recommendations and present them to the FEMA Administrator in a future conditions risk assessment and modeling report. Further, in accordance with the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, the TMAC must develop a review report related to flood mapping in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Agenda: On August 4, 2015, the TMAC members will present and deliberate on draft narrative and recommendations concerning (1) the flood hazard mapping process and product, and (2) future conditions methods and considerations that will be incorporated into both the 2015 Annual Report and the Future Conditions Report. A brief public comment period will take place prior to the end of the meeting. On August 5, 2015, the TMAC members will continue to deliberate on draft narratives and recommendations concerning (1) the flood hazard mapping process and product, and (2) future conditions methods and considerations that will be incorporated in the two reports. In addition, the TMAC members will identify and coordinate next steps of the TMAC report development. A brief public comment period will take place during the meeting. The full agenda and related briefing materials will be posted for review by July 27, 2015 at http:// www.fema.gov/TMAC. Dated: July 14, 2015. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2015–17706 Filed 7–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:30 Jul 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–ES–2015–N086; 40120–1112– 0000–F2] Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at the address given below by August 19, 2015. SUMMARY: Documents and other information submitted with the applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30345 (Attn: James Gruhala, Permit Coordinator). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Gruhala, 10(a)(1)(A) Permit Coordinator, telephone 404–679–7097; facsimile 404–679–7081. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or send them via electronic mail (email) to permitsR4ES@ fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your email message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 have received your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Finally, you may hand-deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES). Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information— may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comments to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Permit Applications Permit Application Number: TE 13844A–2 Applicant: Anthony Miller, Morgan Worldwide, Lexington, Kentucky. The applicant requests an amendment of his current permit to add the state of Georgia for permitted activities with the gray bat (Myotis grisescens). 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 138 (Monday, July 20, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42835-42836]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-17706]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022]


Technical Mapping Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical 
Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on August 4-5, 
2015, in Reston, VA. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The TMAC will meet on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 8:00 a.m.-
5:30 p.m., and Wednesday, August 5, 2015, from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 
Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT). Please note that the meeting will 
close early if the TMAC has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the United 
States Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters building located at 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20192. Members of the public who wish 
to attend the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to 
FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (attention Mark Crowell) by 11 p.m. EDT on 
Thursday, July 30, 2015. Members of the public must check in at the 
USGS Visitor's entrance security desk; photo identification is 
required.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as 
possible.
    To facilitate public participation, members of the public are 
invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by 
the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. 
Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for 
review by Monday, July 27, 2015. Written comments to be considered by 
the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and received 
by Wednesday, July 29, 2015, identified by Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022, 
and submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Address the email TO: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov and 
CC: FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject 
line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the 
email.
     Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief 
Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments 
received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for 
the Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022.
    A public comment period will be held on August 4, 2015, from 4:30 
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and again on August 5, 2015, from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. 
Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than three 
minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 30 minutes. Please 
note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, 
following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed 
below to register as a speaker by close of business on Wednesday, July 
29, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Crowell, Designated Federal 
Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202, 
telephone (202) 646-3432, and email mark.crowell@fema.dhs.gov. The TMAC 
Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.
    As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 
2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) 
How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general 
quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood 
insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and 
milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas 
in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) 
flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data 
currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing 
basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) 
procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping 
partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and 
intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk 
determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate 
budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC 
is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that 
contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an 
evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps 
and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps;

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and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA 
Administrator.
    The TMAC must also develop recommendations on how to ensure that 
flood insurance rate maps incorporate the best available climate 
science to assess flood risks and ensure that FEMA uses the best 
available methodology to consider the impact of the rise in sea level 
and future development on flood risk. The TMAC must collect these 
recommendations and present them to the FEMA Administrator in a future 
conditions risk assessment and modeling report.
    Further, in accordance with the Homeowner Flood Insurance 
Affordability Act of 2014, the TMAC must develop a review report 
related to flood mapping in support of the National Flood Insurance 
Program (NFIP).
    Agenda: On August 4, 2015, the TMAC members will present and 
deliberate on draft narrative and recommendations concerning (1) the 
flood hazard mapping process and product, and (2) future conditions 
methods and considerations that will be incorporated into both the 2015 
Annual Report and the Future Conditions Report. A brief public comment 
period will take place prior to the end of the meeting.
    On August 5, 2015, the TMAC members will continue to deliberate on 
draft narratives and recommendations concerning (1) the flood hazard 
mapping process and product, and (2) future conditions methods and 
considerations that will be incorporated in the two reports. In 
addition, the TMAC members will identify and coordinate next steps of 
the TMAC report development. A brief public comment period will take 
place during the meeting. The full agenda and related briefing 
materials will be posted for review by July 27, 2015 at http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

    Dated: July 14, 2015.
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2015-17706 Filed 7-17-15; 8:45 am]
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