Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting November 10 and December 9, 2015, 63973-63974 [2015-26837]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 204 / Thursday, October 22, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Availability of a Final Integrated Feasibility Report (Feasibility Study/ Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report), Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The comment period for the Final Integrated Feasibility Report (Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report), Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA published in the Federal Register on Friday, September 25, 2015 (80 FR 57795) and required comments be submitted by October 24, 2015. The comment period has been extended to November 1, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Eileen Takata, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, Eileen.K.Takata@usace.army.mil OR Ms. Erin Jones, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, Erin.L.Jones@usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None. SUMMARY: Kirk E. Gibbs, Colonel, U.S. Army, Commander and District Engineer. [FR Doc. 2015–26886 Filed 10–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Proposed Methodology for the 2016 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report Delaware River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the methodology proposed to be used in the 2016 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report is available for review and comment. DATES: Comments on the assessment methodology or recommendations for the consideration of data sets should be submitted in writing by 5 p.m. Eastern on December 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: Comments will be accepted via email to john.yagecic@drbc.nj.gov, tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 21, 2015 Jkt 238001 with ‘‘Water Quality Assessment 2016’’ as the subject line; via fax to 609–883– 9522; via U.S. Mail to DRBC, Attn: Water Quality Assessment 2016, P.O. Box 7360, West Trenton, NJ 08628– 0360; via private carrier to DRBC, Attn: Water Quality Assessment 2016, 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628–0360; or by hand to the latter address. All submissions should have the phrase ‘‘Water Quality Assessment 2016’’ in the subject line and should include the name, address (street address optional) and affiliation, if any, of the commenter. Mr. John Yagecic, Supervisor, Standards and Assessment Section, DRBC Modeling, Monitoring and Assessment Branch, john.yagecic@drbc.nj.gov, 609–883– 9500, ext. 271. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Delaware River Basin Commission (‘‘DRBC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is an interstate and federal compact agency that was created in 1961 by concurrent legislation of the States of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States Government for purpose of jointly managing the water resources of the Delaware River Basin. DRBC currently is compiling data for the 2016 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report (‘‘2016 Assessment’’) required by the federal Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’). The 2016 Assessment will present the extent to which waters of the Delaware River and Bay are attaining designated uses in accordance with Section 305(b) of the CWA and the Commission’s Water Quality Regulations, 18 CFR part 410, and will identify impaired waters, which consist of waters in which surface water quality standards are not being met. The proposed assessment methodology to be used in the 2016 Assessment is available for review at the following URL: http://www.nj.gov/drbc/ library/documents/Methodology2016WQAssess-draft_sept2015.pdf. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 16, 2015. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–26838 Filed 10–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63973 DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting November 10 and December 9, 2015 Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. A business meeting will be held the following month, on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The hearing and business meeting are open to the public and will be held at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. Public Hearing. The public hearing on November 10, 2015 will begin at 1:30 p.m. Hearing items will include: draft dockets for the withdrawals, discharges and other water-related projects subject to the Commission’s review; and a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with the University of Delaware for an analysis of water quality data collected by the University on the Cape May— Lewes Ferry, which will be used by the Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to refine water quality models of the Delaware Estuary and Delaware Bay. The list of projects scheduled for hearing, including project descriptions, will be posted on the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net, in a long form of this notice at least ten days before the hearing date. Draft resolutions scheduled for hearing also will be posted at www.drbc.net ten or more days prior to the hearing. Written comments on matters scheduled for hearing on November 10 will be accepted through the close of business (5 p.m.) on November 12, the day following the Veterans’ Day Holiday. After the hearing on all scheduled matters has been completed, and as time allows, an opportunity for Open Public Comment (formerly known as ‘‘public dialogue’’) will also be provided. The public is advised to check the Commission’s Web site periodically prior to the hearing date, as items scheduled for hearing may be postponed if additional time is deemed necessary to complete the Commission’s review, and items may be added up to ten days prior to the hearing date. In reviewing docket descriptions, the public is also asked to be aware that project details commonly change in the course of the Commission’s review, which is ongoing. Public Meeting. The public business meeting on December 9, 2015 will begin E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 63974 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 204 / Thursday, October 22, 2015 / Notices at 1:30 p.m. and will include: adoption of the Minutes of the Commission’s September 16, 2015 business meeting, announcements of upcoming meetings and events, a report on hydrologic conditions, reports by the Executive Director and the Commission’s General Counsel, and consideration of any items for which a hearing has been completed or is not required. After all scheduled business has been completed and as time allows, the meeting will also include up to one hour of Open Public Comment. There will be no opportunity for additional public comment for the record at the December 9 business meeting on items for which a hearing was completed on November 10 or a previous date. Commission consideration on December 9 of items for which the comment period is closed may result in approval of the item (by docket or resolution) as proposed, approval with changes, denial, or deferral. When the Commissioners defer an action, they may announce an additional period for written comment on the item, with or without an additional hearing date, or they may take additional time to consider the input they have already received without requesting further public input. Any deferred items will be considered for action at a public meeting of the Commission on a future date. Items for which a public hearing has been completed and on which the Commission has not yet acted include a proposed rule amending DRBC’s Administrative Manual Part III—Rules of Practice and Procedure to provide for the One Process/One Permit Program. Advance Sign-Up for Oral Comment. Individuals who wish to comment for the record at the public hearing on November 10 or to address the Commissioners informally during the Open Public Comment portion of the meeting on either November 10 or December 9 as time allows, are asked to sign up in advance by contacting Ms. Paula Schmitt of the Commission staff, at paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov or by phoning Ms. Schmitt at 609–883–9500 ext. 224. Addresses for Written Comment. Written comment on items scheduled for hearing may be delivered by hand at the public hearing or in advance of the hearing, either: by hand, U.S. Mail or private carrier to: Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 7360, 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628; by fax to Commission Secretary, DRBC at 609– 883–9522; or by email (preferred) to paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov. If submitted by email in advance of the hearing date, written comments on a docket should VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 21, 2015 Jkt 238001 also be sent to Mr. William Muszynski, Manager, Water Resources Management, at william.muszynski@drbc.nj.gov. Accommodations for Special Needs. Individuals in need of an accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the informational meeting, conference session or hearings should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609–883–9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) at 711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs. Updates. Items scheduled for hearing are occasionally postponed to allow more time for the Commission to consider them. Other meeting items also are subject to change. Please check the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net, closer to the meeting date for changes that may be made after the deadline for filing this notice. Additional Information, Contacts. The list of projects scheduled for hearing, with descriptions, will be posted on the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net, in a long form of this notice at least ten days before the hearing date. Draft dockets and resolutions for hearing items will be available as hyperlinks from the posted notice. Additional public records relating to hearing items may be examined at the Commission’s offices by appointment by contacting Carol Adamovic, 609–883–9500, ext. 249. For other questions concerning hearing items, please contact Project Review Section assistant Victoria Lawson at 609–883–9500, ext. 216. Dated: October 16, 2015. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2015–26837 Filed 10–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Board for Education Sciences Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences (NBES). The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. Notice of this meeting is required by Section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend the meeting. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The NBES meeting will be held on November 16, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: 80 F Street NW., Large Board Room, Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellie Pelaez, Designated Federal Official, NBES, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW., Room 600 E, Washington, DC 20208; phone: (202) 219–0644; fax: (202) 219–1402; email: Ellie.Pelaez@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NBES’s Statutory Authority and Function: The National Board for Education Sciences is authorized by Section 116 of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (ESRA), 20 U.S.C. 9516. The Board advises the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) on, among other things, the establishment of activities to be supported by the Institute and the funding for applications for grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for research after the completion of peer review. The Board also reviews and evaluates the work of the Institute. Meeting Agenda: On November 16, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m., the Board meeting will commence and members will approve the agenda. From 9:05 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Board will hear presentations from the Commissioners of the IES Centers for Education Research, Special Education Research, Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, and Education Statistics. This session will be followed by a question and answer period for board members, regarding the Commissioners’ reports. A break will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The Board meeting will resume from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. when the Board will discuss the IES Standards and Review Office. Anne Ricciuti, Deputy Director for Science, will provide opening remarks followed by a roundtable discussion with board members. The meeting will break for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the board will participate in a discussion on the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Peggy Carr, Acting Commissioner, National Center for Education Statistics, will provide opening remarks, followed by a panel discussion with the Associate Commissioners of the National Center for Education Statistics. Roundtable discussion by board members will take place after the panel discussion. A break will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. The meeting will resume at 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. when the Board will hold DATES: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 204 (Thursday, October 22, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63973-63974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION


Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting November 10 and 
December 9, 2015

    Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission 
will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. A business 
meeting will be held the following month, on Wednesday, December 9, 
2015. The hearing and business meeting are open to the public and will 
be held at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 
River Road, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.
    Public Hearing. The public hearing on November 10, 2015 will begin 
at 1:30 p.m. Hearing items will include: draft dockets for the 
withdrawals, discharges and other water-related projects subject to the 
Commission's review; and a resolution authorizing the Executive 
Director to enter into an agreement with the University of Delaware for 
an analysis of water quality data collected by the University on the 
Cape May--Lewes Ferry, which will be used by the Commission and the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to refine water quality models of the 
Delaware Estuary and Delaware Bay.
    The list of projects scheduled for hearing, including project 
descriptions, will be posted on the Commission's Web site, 
www.drbc.net, in a long form of this notice at least ten days before 
the hearing date. Draft resolutions scheduled for hearing also will be 
posted at www.drbc.net ten or more days prior to the hearing.
    Written comments on matters scheduled for hearing on November 10 
will be accepted through the close of business (5 p.m.) on November 12, 
the day following the Veterans' Day Holiday. After the hearing on all 
scheduled matters has been completed, and as time allows, an 
opportunity for Open Public Comment (formerly known as ``public 
dialogue'') will also be provided.
    The public is advised to check the Commission's Web site 
periodically prior to the hearing date, as items scheduled for hearing 
may be postponed if additional time is deemed necessary to complete the 
Commission's review, and items may be added up to ten days prior to the 
hearing date. In reviewing docket descriptions, the public is also 
asked to be aware that project details commonly change in the course of 
the Commission's review, which is ongoing.
    Public Meeting. The public business meeting on December 9, 2015 
will begin

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at 1:30 p.m. and will include: adoption of the Minutes of the 
Commission's September 16, 2015 business meeting, announcements of 
upcoming meetings and events, a report on hydrologic conditions, 
reports by the Executive Director and the Commission's General Counsel, 
and consideration of any items for which a hearing has been completed 
or is not required. After all scheduled business has been completed and 
as time allows, the meeting will also include up to one hour of Open 
Public Comment.
    There will be no opportunity for additional public comment for the 
record at the December 9 business meeting on items for which a hearing 
was completed on November 10 or a previous date. Commission 
consideration on December 9 of items for which the comment period is 
closed may result in approval of the item (by docket or resolution) as 
proposed, approval with changes, denial, or deferral. When the 
Commissioners defer an action, they may announce an additional period 
for written comment on the item, with or without an additional hearing 
date, or they may take additional time to consider the input they have 
already received without requesting further public input. Any deferred 
items will be considered for action at a public meeting of the 
Commission on a future date. Items for which a public hearing has been 
completed and on which the Commission has not yet acted include a 
proposed rule amending DRBC's Administrative Manual Part III--Rules of 
Practice and Procedure to provide for the One Process/One Permit 
Program.
    Advance Sign-Up for Oral Comment. Individuals who wish to comment 
for the record at the public hearing on November 10 or to address the 
Commissioners informally during the Open Public Comment portion of the 
meeting on either November 10 or December 9 as time allows, are asked 
to sign up in advance by contacting Ms. Paula Schmitt of the Commission 
staff, at paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov or by phoning Ms. Schmitt at 609-
883-9500 ext. 224.
    Addresses for Written Comment. Written comment on items scheduled 
for hearing may be delivered by hand at the public hearing or in 
advance of the hearing, either: by hand, U.S. Mail or private carrier 
to: Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 7360, 25 State Police Drive, West 
Trenton, NJ 08628; by fax to Commission Secretary, DRBC at 609-883-
9522; or by email (preferred) to paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov. If 
submitted by email in advance of the hearing date, written comments on 
a docket should also be sent to Mr. William Muszynski, Manager, Water 
Resources Management, at william.muszynski@drbc.nj.gov.
    Accommodations for Special Needs. Individuals in need of an 
accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act 
who wish to attend the informational meeting, conference session or 
hearings should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609-883-
9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) at 
711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs.
    Updates. Items scheduled for hearing are occasionally postponed to 
allow more time for the Commission to consider them. Other meeting 
items also are subject to change. Please check the Commission's Web 
site, www.drbc.net, closer to the meeting date for changes that may be 
made after the deadline for filing this notice.
    Additional Information, Contacts. The list of projects scheduled 
for hearing, with descriptions, will be posted on the Commission's Web 
site, www.drbc.net, in a long form of this notice at least ten days 
before the hearing date. Draft dockets and resolutions for hearing 
items will be available as hyperlinks from the posted notice. 
Additional public records relating to hearing items may be examined at 
the Commission's offices by appointment by contacting Carol Adamovic, 
609-883-9500, ext. 249. For other questions concerning hearing items, 
please contact Project Review Section assistant Victoria Lawson at 609-
883-9500, ext. 216.

     Dated: October 16, 2015.
Pamela M. Bush,
Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2015-26837 Filed 10-21-15; 8:45 am]
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