Sunshine Act: OPIC Annual Public Hearing, 1449-1450 [2016-00530]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2016 / Notices DOE activities related to the disposition of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and highlevel radioactive waste (HLW). The meeting will be held at the Knoxville Marriott, 501 E. Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915; Tel. 865–637– 1234; Fax 865–637–1193. A block of rooms has been reserved for meeting attendees at a group rate of $119.95 per night, single/double occupancy. Reservations may be made online at: http://www.marriott.com/meeting-eventhotels/group-corporate-travel/ groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Nuclear% 20Waste%20Technical%20 Review%20Board% 5Etysmc%60nwtnwta% 60119.95%60USD%60false%604%602/ 15/16%602/19/16%601/29/ 16&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes or by calling (800) 228–9290. To receive the meeting rate, room reservations must be made by Friday, January 29, 2016. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, and is scheduled to adjourn at 5:15 p.m. Among the topics that will be discussed by DOE representatives and contractors at the meeting are: • DOE research to determine the performance of HBF during transportation, including vibration testing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and both instrumented road testing and shaker-table testing being performed by Sandia National Laboratories. Discussion will focus on how the three studies complement each other to support understanding and modeling of the performance of HBF during transportation. • Performance of HBF under transportation accident conditions, including an evaluation of the outcome of the American Society for Testing and Materials workshop held in August 2014 on hydride reorientation and an update on the results of research by Argonne National Laboratory related to determining the ductile-to-brittle transition temperature of HBF cladding. • Status of the Cask Demonstration Program investigating the degradation of HBF and dry cask storage systems during extended dry storage. Data to be obtained from examination of sister rods removed from the HBF loaded into the demonstration cask and the effectiveness of the drying procedure will be discussed. A detailed meeting agenda will be available on the Board’s Web site at www.nwtrb.gov approximately one week before the meeting. The agenda may also be requested by email or telephone at that time from Davonya Barnes of the Board’s staff. The meeting will be open to the public. Opportunities for public VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Jan 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 comment will be provided before the lunch break and at the end of the day. Those wanting to speak are encouraged to sign the ‘‘Public Comment Register’’ at the check-in table. Depending on the number of people who sign up to speak, it may be necessary to set a time limit on individual remarks. However, written comments of any length may be submitted. All comments received in writing will be included in the record of the meeting posted on the Board’s Web site. The meeting will also be webcast at: https://www.webcaster4.com/ Webcast/Page/909/12650. Transcripts of the meeting will be available on the Board’s Web site no later than March 5, 2016. Copies of the transcripts will also be available by electronic transmission, on computer disk, or in paper format, and may be requested from Davonya Barnes. The Board was established in the NWPAA as an independent federal agency in the Executive Branch to review the technical and scientific validity of DOE activities related to implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act and to provide objective expert advice to Congress and the Secretary of Energy on technical and scientific issues related to SNF and HLW management and disposal. Board members are experts in their fields and are appointed to the Board by the President from a list of candidates submitted by the National Academy of Sciences. The Board reports its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of Energy. All Board reports, correspondence, congressional testimony, and meeting transcripts and related materials are posted on the Board’s Web site. For information on the meeting agenda, contact Dr. Robert Einziger: einziger@nwtrb.gov or Karyn Severson: severson@nwtrb.gov. For information on lodging or logistics, contact Eva Moore: moore@nwtrb.gov. To request copies of the meeting agenda or the transcript, contact Davonya Barnes: barnes@ nwtrb.gov. All four can be reached by mail at 2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 1300, Arlington, VA 22201–3367; by telephone at 703–235–4473; or by fax at 703–235–4495. Dated: January 6, 2016. Nigel Mote, Executive Director, U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. [FR Doc. 2016–00342 Filed 1–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1449 OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION Sunshine Act: OPIC Annual Public Hearing 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2016. PLACE: Offices of the Corporation, Twelfth Floor Board Room, 1100 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: Hearing OPEN to the Public at 1 p.m. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Purpose: Annual Public Hearing to afford an opportunity for any person to present views regarding the activities of the Corporation. CONTACT PERSON FOR INFORMATION: Information on the hearing may be obtained from Catherine F.I. Andrade at (202) 336–8768, or via email at catherine.andrade@opic.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPIC is a U.S. Government agency that provides, on a commercial basis, political risk insurance and financing in friendly developing countries and emerging democracies for environmentally sound projects that confer positive developmental benefits upon the project country while creating employment in the U.S. OPIC is required by section 231A(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’) to hold at least one public hearing each year. TIME AND DATE: Procedures Individuals wishing to address the hearing orally must provide advance notice to OPIC’s Corporate Secretary no later than 5 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2016. The notice must include the individual’s name, title, organization, address, email, telephone number, and a concise summary of the subject matter to be presented. Oral presentations may not exceed ten (10) minutes. The time for individual presentations may be reduced proportionately, if necessary, to afford all participants who have submitted a timely request an opportunity to be heard. Participants wishing to submit a written statement for the record must submit a copy of such statement to OPIC’s Corporate Secretary no later than 5 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2016. Such statement must be typewritten, doublespaced, and may not exceed twenty-five (25) pages. Upon receipt of the required notice, OPIC will prepare an agenda for the hearing identifying speakers, setting forth the subject on which each participant will speak, and the time E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 1450 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2016 / Notices allotted for each presentation. The agenda will be available at the hearing. A written summary of the hearing will be compiled, and such summary will be made available, upon written request to OPIC’s Corporate Secretary, at the cost of reproduction. Dated: January 8, 2016. Catherine F.I. Andrade, OPIC Corporate Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–00530 Filed 1–8–16; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 3210–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2014–79; Order No. 2994] compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), as required by 39 CFR 3015.5. The Postal Service also filed the unredacted modification and supporting financial information under seal. The Postal Service seeks to incorporate by reference the Application for NonPublic Treatment originally filed in this docket for the protection of information that it has filed under seal. Id. at 1–2. The modification revises Article 15 (concerning postage updates) and replaces Annex 1 of the agreement. Id. at 1. The Postal Service intends to notify the customer of the effective date of the modification within 30 days after the Commission completes its review. Id. II. Notice of Filings New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning a modification to a Global Expedited Package Services 3 negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: January 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Filings III. Ordering Paragraphs tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Introduction On January 5, 2016, the Postal Service filed notice that it has agreed to a modification to the existing Global Expedited Package Services 3 negotiated service agreement approved in this docket.1 In support of its Notice, the Postal Service includes a redacted copy of the modification and a certification of The Commission invites comments on whether the changes presented in the Postal Service’s Notice are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR 3015.5, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than January 13, 2016. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to represent the interests of the general public (Public Representative) in this docket. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission reopens Docket No. CP2014–79 for consideration of matters raised by the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 3. Comments are due no later than January 13, 2016. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–00382 Filed 1–11–16; 8:45 am] 20:14 Jan 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 [Release No. 34–76840; File No. SR–FICC– 2015–005] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Fixed Income Clearing Corporation; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To Modify the Government Securities Division Fee Schedule January 6, 2016. Pursuant to section 19(b)(1) 1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) and Rule 19b–4 2 thereunder, notice is hereby given that on December 30, 2015, the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (‘‘FICC’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by FICC. FICC filed the proposed rule change pursuant to section 19(b)(3)(A) 3 of the Act and Rule 19b–4(f)(2) 4 thereunder. The proposed rule change was effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The proposed rule change consists of amendments to the Fee Schedule in the Government Securities Division (‘‘GSD’’) Rulebook 5 (the ‘‘GSD Rules’’). The fee changes will be effective as of January 1, 2016. II. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, FICC included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. FICC has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 5 The GSD Rulebook is available at http:// www.dtcc.com/legal/rules-and-procedures. 2 17 1 Notice of the United States Postal Service of Filing Modification to Global Expedited Package Services 3 Negotiated Service Agreement, January 5, 2016 (Notice). VerDate Sep<11>2014 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 12, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1449-1450]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-00530]


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OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION


Sunshine Act: OPIC Annual Public Hearing

TIME AND DATE: 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

PLACE: Offices of the Corporation, Twelfth Floor Board Room, 1100 New 
York Avenue NW., Washington, DC.

STATUS: Hearing OPEN to the Public at 1 p.m.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Purpose: Annual Public Hearing to afford an 
opportunity for any person to present views regarding the activities of 
the Corporation.

CONTACT PERSON FOR INFORMATION: Information on the hearing may be 
obtained from Catherine F.I. Andrade at (202) 336-8768, or via email at 
catherine.andrade@opic.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPIC is a U.S. Government agency that 
provides, on a commercial basis, political risk insurance and financing 
in friendly developing countries and emerging democracies for 
environmentally sound projects that confer positive developmental 
benefits upon the project country while creating employment in the U.S. 
OPIC is required by section 231A(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 
1961, as amended (the ``Act'') to hold at least one public hearing each 
year.

Procedures

    Individuals wishing to address the hearing orally must provide 
advance notice to OPIC's Corporate Secretary no later than 5 p.m. 
Friday, February 26, 2016. The notice must include the individual's 
name, title, organization, address, email, telephone number, and a 
concise summary of the subject matter to be presented.
    Oral presentations may not exceed ten (10) minutes. The time for 
individual presentations may be reduced proportionately, if necessary, 
to afford all participants who have submitted a timely request an 
opportunity to be heard.
    Participants wishing to submit a written statement for the record 
must submit a copy of such statement to OPIC's Corporate Secretary no 
later than 5 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2016. Such statement must be 
typewritten, double-spaced, and may not exceed twenty-five (25) pages.
    Upon receipt of the required notice, OPIC will prepare an agenda 
for the hearing identifying speakers, setting forth the subject on 
which each participant will speak, and the time

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allotted for each presentation. The agenda will be available at the 
hearing.
    A written summary of the hearing will be compiled, and such summary 
will be made available, upon written request to OPIC's Corporate 
Secretary, at the cost of reproduction.

    Dated: January 8, 2016.
Catherine F.I. Andrade,
OPIC Corporate Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-00530 Filed 1-8-16; 4:15 pm]
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