Notice of Public Meeting for the Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council, 64444 [2015-26978]

Download as PDF 64444 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 205 / Friday, October 23, 2015 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES government (such as royalties, rents, bonuses, taxes, or other payments) • Develops and recommends to the Secretary a fully-costed work plan, containing measurable targets and a timetable for implementation and incorporating an assessment of capacity constraints; this plan will be developed in consultation with key EITI stakeholders and published upon completion • Provides opportunities for collaboration and consultation among stakeholders • Advises the Secretary and posts for consideration by other stakeholders proposals for conducting long-term oversight and other activities necessary to achieve and maintain EITI-compliant status The Committee consists of representatives from three stakeholder sectors. The sectors are as follows: • Industry, including non-Federal representatives from the extractive industry-including oil, gas, and mining companies and industryrelated trade associations • Civil society, including organizations with an interest in extractive industries, transparency, and government oversight; members of the public; and public and/or private investors • Government, including Federal, State, local, and Tribal governments and individual Indian mineral owners In addition to honoring the EITI principle of self-selection within the stakeholder sector, we will consider the following criteria when making final selections: • Understanding of and commitment to the EITI process • Ability to collaborate and operate in a multi-stakeholder setting • Access to and support from a relevant stakeholder constituency • Basic understanding of the extractive industry and/or revenue collection or willingness to be educated on such matters Nominations should include a resume providing relevant contact information and an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements for the Committee and to permit the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member. Parties are strongly encouraged to work with and within stakeholder sectors (including industry, civil society, and government sectors, as the EITI process defines) to jointly consider VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 and submit nominations that, overall, reflect the diversity and breadth of their sector. Nominees are strongly encouraged to include supporting letters from constituents, trade associations, alliances, and/or other organizations that indicate support by a meaningful constituency for the nominee. Individuals who are Federally registered lobbyists are ineligible to serve on FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils in an individual capacity. The term ‘‘individual capacity’’ refers to individuals who are appointed to exercise their own individual best judgment on behalf of the government, such as when they are designated Special Government Employees, rather than being appointed to represent a particular interest. The Committee will meet quarterly or at the request of the Designated Federal Officer. Non-Federal members of the Committee will serve without compensation. However, we may pay the travel and per diem expenses of Committee members, if appropriate, under the Federal Travel Regulations. To learn more about USEITI please visit the official Web site at www.doi.gov/eiti. Dated: October 14, 2015. Paul A. Mussenden, Deputy Assistant Secretary—Natural Resources Revenue Management. [FR Doc. 2015–27095 Filed 10–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4335–30–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORW00000.L10200000.ML0000. LXSSEWRA0000.16XL1109AF.HAG16–0027] Notice of Public Meeting for the Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below: DATES: The Eastern Washington RAC will hold a public meeting Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. The meeting will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn in Yakima, Washington, and will include a field trip to the Yakima River Canyon. A SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 public comment period will be available in the afternoon. Jeff Clark, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Spokane District Office, 1103 N. Fancher Rd., Spokane, Washington 99212, (509) 536–1297, or email jeffclark@blm.gov. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Eastern Washington RAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in central and eastern Washington. Agenda items for the November 2015 meeting include a field tour of the Yakima River Canyon Recreation Area, an update on the Eastern Washington Resource Management Plan, a presentation of the business plan for a fee season extension for the Yakima River Canyon, committee and member updates, and any other matters that may reasonably come before the RAC. This meeting is open to the public in its entirety; however, transportation during the field tour portion of the meeting on Nov. 5 will not be provided to members of the public. Information to be distributed to the Eastern Washington RAC is requested prior to the start of each meeting. A public comment period will be available on Nov. 5, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. Unless otherwise approved by the Eastern Washington RAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes. Each speaker may address the RAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. Meeting times and the duration scheduled for public comment periods may be extended or altered when the authorized representative considers it necessary to accommodate business and all who seek to be heard regarding matters before the Eastern Washington RAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dennis Strange, Spokane District Manager. [FR Doc. 2015–26978 Filed 10–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLORW00000.L10200000.ML0000.LXSSEWRA0000.16XL1109AF.HAG16-0027]


Notice of Public Meeting for the Eastern Washington Resource 
Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. Department 
of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Eastern 
Washington Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated 
below:

DATES: The Eastern Washington RAC will hold a public meeting Thursday, 
Nov. 5, 2015. The meeting will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 
meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn in Yakima, Washington, and will 
include a field trip to the Yakima River Canyon. A public comment 
period will be available in the afternoon.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Clark, Public Affairs Specialist, 
BLM Spokane District Office, 1103 N. Fancher Rd., Spokane, Washington 
99212, (509) 536-1297, or email jeffclark@blm.gov. 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 Eastern Washington RAC consists of 15 
members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their 
diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and 
general interests. They provide advice to BLM resource managers 
regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land 
in central and eastern Washington.
    Agenda items for the November 2015 meeting include a field tour of 
the Yakima River Canyon Recreation Area, an update on the Eastern 
Washington Resource Management Plan, a presentation of the business 
plan for a fee season extension for the Yakima River Canyon, committee 
and member updates, and any other matters that may reasonably come 
before the RAC. This meeting is open to the public in its entirety; 
however, transportation during the field tour portion of the meeting on 
Nov. 5 will not be provided to members of the public. Information to be 
distributed to the Eastern Washington RAC is requested prior to the 
start of each meeting. A public comment period will be available on 
Nov. 5, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. Unless otherwise approved by the Eastern 
Washington RAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer 
than 30 minutes. Each speaker may address the RAC for a maximum of 5 
minutes. Meeting times and the duration scheduled for public comment 
periods may be extended or altered when the authorized representative 
considers it necessary to accommodate business and all who seek to be 
heard regarding matters before the Eastern Washington RAC.

Dennis Strange,
Spokane District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2015-26978 Filed 10-22-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-33-P