Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting, 46247-46248 [2015-19089]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 149 / Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Meeting of the United States Manufacturing Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The United States Manufacturing Council (Council) will hold the third meeting of the current members’ term by teleconference on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. The Council was established in April 2004 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Council members to review and deliberate on recommendations developed by the Workforce subcommittee looking at issues of improving the image of manufacturing as a career path and developing skilled workers for consideration by the Manufacturing Council. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http:// trade.gov/manufacturingcouncil, at least one week in advance of the meeting. DATES: Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. The deadline for members of the public to register, including requests to make comments during the meetings and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5 p.m. EDT on August 4, 2015. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by conference call. The call-in number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests to register (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted to: U.S. Manufacturing Council, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230, archana.sahgal@trade.gov. Members of the public are encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via email to ensure timely receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Archana Sahgal, the United States Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230, telephone: 202– 482–4501, email: archana.sahgal@ trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Council advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATES caption. Requests for auxiliary aids must be submitted by the registration deadline. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. There will be fifteen (15) minutes allotted for oral comments from members of the public joining the call. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments may be limited to three (3) minutes per person. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must submit a request at the time of registration along with a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed speaker. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a written copy of their prepared remarks by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, for inclusion in the meeting records and for circulation to the members of the Manufacturing Council. In addition, any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Council’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Archana Sahgal at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on August 15, 2015, to ensure transmission to the Council prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date and time will be distributed to the members but may not be considered on the call. Copies of Council meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. Dated: July 29, 2015. Archana Sahgal, Executive Secretary, United States Manufacturing Council. [FR Doc. 2015–19034 Filed 8–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46247 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting International Trade Administration, DOC. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 1414 at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 202–482–3835; Fax: 202–482–3835; email: amy.kreps@trade.gov.) This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at (202) 482–5225 no less than one week prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The general meeting is open to the public and time will be permitted for public comment from 3:00–3:30 p.m. EDT. Those interested in attending must provide notification by Friday, August 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. EDT, via the contact information provided above. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. Topics to be considered: The agenda for this meeting will include discussion of priorities and objectives for the committee, trade promotion programs within the International Trade Administration, and subcommittee working meetings. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103–392. It was created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1 46248 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 149 / Tuesday, August 4, 2015 / Notices and the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered until August 2016. evaluate the competency of laboratories to carry out specific tests or calibrations or types of tests or calibrations. The collection is mandated by 15 CFR 285. Edward A. O’Malley, Office Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. Each new or renewal applicant laboratory electronically submits its application for NVLAP accreditation through a self-service, web-based portal called the ‘‘NVLAP Interactive Web System’’ (NIWS). This method of collection also gives applicant laboratories the ability to upload document files needed to support the application process and to maintain their own profile information. [FR Doc. 2015–19089 Filed 8–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–Dr–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Information Collection System National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at jjessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to the attention of Vanda R. White, National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2140, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–2140; phone: (301) 975–3592; email: vanda.white@ nist.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract This is a request to extend the expiration date of this currently approved information collection. This information is collected from all testing or calibration laboratories that apply for NVLAP accreditation. Applicants provide the minimum information necessary for NVLAP to VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 II. Method of Collection OMB Control Number: 0693–0003. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (revision and extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; and Federal, State or local government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 800. Estimated Time per Response: 3.0 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2400. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: July 29, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–19010 Filed 8–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P Frm 00015 Proposed Information Collection Activities To Be Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Request for Comments; Annual Representations and Certification Form Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; request for comments. AGENCY: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee) is submitting to OMB for their review the collection of the Annual Representations and Certification Form as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The agency’s 60-day notice informing the public of the intent to replace the existing annual certifications (Committee forms 403 and 404) with the Representations and Certifications form was published in the Federal Register of May 15, 2015, in FR Doc. 2015–11754, on page 27930. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments about the collection on or before August 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, ATTN: Ms. Jasmeet K. Seehra, OMB Desk Officer, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register: (1) FAX to: (202) 395– 6974, ATTN: Ms. Jasmeet K. Seehra, OMB Desk Office; (2) Electronically by email to: Jasmeet_K._Seehra@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of documents pertaining to the collection should be addressed to Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, ATTN: Louis Bartalot, Director of Compliance, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, VA 22202– 4149 or emailed to rulescomment@ abilityone.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee has two annual certification forms, one for nonprofit agencies serving people who are blind (Committee Form 403, OMB Control Number 3037–0001) and one for nonprofit agencies primarily serving people who have other severe disabilities (Committee Form 404, OMB SUMMARY: III. Data PO 00000 COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 149 (Tuesday, August 4, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46247-46248]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19089]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public 
Meeting

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, DOC.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at 8:30 
a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 1414 at the U.S. Department 
of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 
202-482-3835; Fax: 202-482-3835; email: amy.kreps@trade.gov.) This 
meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be 
directed to OEEI at (202) 482-5225 no less than one week prior to the 
meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 8:30 a.m. 
to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The general meeting is open to the public and time 
will be permitted for public comment from 3:00-3:30 p.m. EDT. Those 
interested in attending must provide notification by Friday, August 21, 
2015 at 5:00 p.m. EDT, via the contact information provided above. 
Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before 
or after the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this 
meeting.
    Topics to be considered: The agenda for this meeting will include 
discussion of priorities and objectives for the committee, trade 
promotion programs within the International Trade Administration, and 
subcommittee working meetings.
    Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103-392. It was 
created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies 
and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the 
exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an 
advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce

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and the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was 
originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently re-chartered 
until August 2016.

Edward A. O'Malley,
Office Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2015-19089 Filed 8-3-15; 8:45 am]
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