National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Public Meeting, 79821-79822 [2015-32280]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: December 16, 2015. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2015–32332 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Grid Advisory Committee Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee), will meet in open session on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to provide updates on NIST Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program activities and to discuss resiliency and reliability topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid. DATES: The SGAC will meet on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Portrait Room, Building 101 (Administration), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Cuong Nguyen, Smart Grid and CyberPhysical Systems Program Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8200, Gaithersburg, MD 20899– tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 8200; telephone 301–975–2254, fax 301–948–5668; or via email at cuong.nguyen@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Committee is composed of nine to fifteen members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established records of distinguished service in their professional community and their knowledge of issues affecting Smart Grid deployment and operations. The Committee advises the Director of NIST in carrying out duties authorized by section 1305 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110–140). The Committee provides input to NIST on Smart Grid standards, priorities, and gaps, on the overall direction, status, and health of the Smart Grid implementation by the Smart Grid industry, and on Smart Grid Interoperability Panel activities, including the direction of research and standards activities. Background information on the Committee is available at http://www.nist.gov/ smartgrid/committee.cfm. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NIST Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee) will meet in open session on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time. The meeting will be open to the public and held in the Portrait Room, Building 101 (Administration) at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The primary purposes of this meeting are to provide updates on NIST Smart Grid and CyberPhysical Systems Programs activities and to discuss resiliency and reliability topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/ smartgrid. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda by submitting their request to Cuong Nguyen at cuong.nguyen@nist.gov or (301) 975–2254 no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Friday, January 15, 2016. On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, approximately one-half hour will be reserved at the end of the meeting for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, firstserve basis. The amount of time per PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79821 speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to Mr. Cuong Nguyen, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8200, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–8200; telephone 301–975–2254, fax 301–948– 5668; or via email at cuong.nguyen@ nist.gov. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Friday, January 15, 2016, in order to attend. Please submit your full name, time of arrival, email address, and phone number to Cuong Nguyen. NonU.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Mr. Nguyen. Mr. Nguyen’s email address is cuong.nguyen@nist.gov and his phone number is (301) 975–2254. For participants attending in person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if such license or identification card is issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID compliance. NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information, please contact Mr. Nguyen or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_ affairs/visitor/. Richard Cavanagh, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. [FR Doc. 2015–32243 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Public Meeting Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 79822 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) activities, NOAA’s response to the OEAB letter to NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan on October 2, 2015, U.S. ocean explorationrelated activities in the Arctic, and other matters as described in the agenda found on the OEAB Web site at http:// oeab.noaa.gov. Time and Dates: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.—5:45 p.m. EST, and Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at SRI International, 450 8th Avenue SE., St. Petersburg, FL 33071 Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EST (please check the agenda on the Web site to confirm the time). The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive written comments by January 6, 2016 to provide sufficient time for OEAB review. Written comments received after January 6, 2016 will be distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis. Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer (see below) by January 6, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115, (206) 526–6950. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 The OEAB advises NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as the NOAA Administrator requests. OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all facets of ocean exploration—from advanced technology to citizen exploration. In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration—a network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities for ocean exploration. Dated: December 17, 2015. Jason Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–32280 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE340 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Dock Replacement Project National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments. AGENCY: Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Physical comments should be sent to 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 and electronic comments should be sent to ITP.Carduner@noaa.gov. Instructions: Comments sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, may not be considered by NMFS. Comments received electronically, including all attachments, must not exceed a 25megabyte file size. Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted in Microsoft Word or Excel or Adobe PDF file formats only. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on the Internet at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/construction.htm without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly accessible. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Carduner, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Availability An electronic copy of UniSea’s application and supporting documents, as well as a list of the references cited in this document, may be obtained by visiting the Internet at: www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/construction.htm. In case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. NMFS has received a request from UniSea, Inc., for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to construction activities as part of a dock construction project at a commercial fish processing facility in Unalaska, AK. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to UniSea to incidentally take marine mammals, by Level B Harassment only, during the specified activity. DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than January 22, 2016. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) NMFS is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed issuance of an IHA, pursuant to NEPA, to determine whether or not this proposed activity may have significant direct, indirect and cumulative effects on the human environment. This analysis will be completed prior to the issuance or denial of this proposed IHA. We will review all comments submitted in response to this notice as we complete the NEPA process, prior to a final decision on the incidental take authorization request. The EA will be posted at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/ permits/incidental/construction.htm when it is finalized. Comments on the application should be addressed to Jolie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Background Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce to allow, SUMMARY: ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 246 (Wednesday, December 23, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean 
Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB); Public Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). 
OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean 
exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and 
Research (OER) activities, NOAA's response to the OEAB letter to NOAA 
Administrator Kathryn Sullivan on October 2, 2015, U.S. ocean 
exploration-related activities in the Arctic, and other matters as 
described in the agenda found on the OEAB Web site at http://oeab.noaa.gov.
    Time and Dates: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 
January 20, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.--5:45 p.m. EST, and Thursday, January 
21, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.--1:30 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at SRI International, 450 8th 
Avenue SE., St. Petersburg, FL 33071
    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-
minute public comment period on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 1:30 
p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EST (please check the agenda on the Web site to 
confirm the time).
    The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be 
repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In 
general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be 
limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive 
written comments by January 6, 2016 to provide sufficient time for OEAB 
review. Written comments received after January 6, 2016 will be 
distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting 
date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to David McKinnie, Designated 
Federal Officer (see below) by January 6, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal 
Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115, 
(206) 526-6950.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency 
statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to 
coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises 
NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, 
competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as the 
NOAA Administrator requests.
    OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, 
academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all 
facets of ocean exploration--from advanced technology to citizen 
exploration.
    In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to 
help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration--a 
network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities 
for ocean exploration.

    Dated: December 17, 2015.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-32280 Filed 12-22-15; 8:45 am]
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