Notice of Public Meeting of the North Carolina Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Hear Testimony on the Civil Rights Implications of Environmental Justice in North Carolina, 12864-12865 [2016-05476]

Download as PDF 12864 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2016 / Notices The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Elect the Chair and Vice Chair, 2. Review submitted Title II project proposals, and 3. Make project recommendations for Title II funding. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by April 1, 2016, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Gala Miller, RAC Coordinator, 10600 NE 51st Circle, Vancouver, Washington 98682; by email to galamiller@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 360–891–5045. 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This meeting is open to the public, and will take place at the Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th Street, Walnut Cove, North Carolina 27052. Members of the public are invited to make statements during the open comment period beginning at 4:00 p.m. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Southern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth St., Suite 16T126, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (404) 562–7005, or emailed to Jeff Hinton Allen at jhinton@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the USCCR, Southern Regional Office at (404) 562–7000. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2016 / Notices Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and following the meeting at http://facadatabase.gov/ committee/meetings.aspx?cid=266 and following the links for ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and then ‘‘Documents.’’ Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Southern Regional Office at the above email or street address. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th Street, Walnut Cove, North Carolina 27052. Agenda I. Introductory Remarks by Chairman: 9:00 a.m. II. Panel 1: Government Officials, Community Leaders/Advocates: 9:10 a.m.–10:20 a.m. Questions from Committee Members Break: 10:20 a.m.–10:30 a.m. III. Panel 2: Environment/Health Issues: 10:30 a.m.–11:50 p.m. Questions from Committee Members Lunch: 11:50 p.m.–1:20 p.m. IV. Panel 3: Coal Industry Executives and Advocacy Groups: 1:20p.m.– 2:30 p.m. Questions from Committee Members V. Break: 2:30p.m.–2:40 p.m. VI. Panel 4: Coal Ash Activists/ Advocates: 2:40 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Questions from Committee Members VII. Open Comments Period: 4:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. Questions from Committee Members VIII. Adjourn Briefing: 5:15 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Hinton, DFO, (404) 562–7006 or jhinton@usccr.gov. Dated: March 8, 2016. David Mussatt, Chief, Regional Programs Unit, USCCR. [FR Doc. 2016–05476 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States Commission on Civil Rights. 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During the briefing portion, Commissioners will ask questions and discuss the briefing topic with the panelists. The public may submit written comments on the topic of the briefing to the above address for 30 days after the briefing. Please direct your comments to the attention of the ‘‘Staff Director’’ and clearly mark ‘‘Briefing Comments Inside’’ on the outside of the envelope. Please note we are unable to return any comments or submitted materials. Comments may also be submitted by email to municiapalfees@ usccr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Agenda I. Approval of Agenda II. Briefing on Municipal Policing and Courts: A Search for Justice or a Quest for Revenue A. Opening Remarks: 9:00 a.m.–9:20 a.m. *Please note that the time frames and panels provided herein are approximate and subject to change. B. Panel One: National experts and legal scholars, who will speak about the historical context of revenuegenerating practices in the municipal court system, how they have evolved, how pervasive such practices are across the country, and possible solutions.—9:20 a.m.– 10:35 a.m. Speakers’ Remarks • Vikrant Reddy, Charles Koch Institute • Thomas Harvey, Arch City Defenders • Nusrat Choudhury, American Civil Liberties Union • Emily Napier, Center for Community Alternatives Questions from Commissioners C. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 48 (Friday, March 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12864-12865]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05476]


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COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS


Notice of Public Meeting of the North Carolina Advisory Committee 
for a Meeting To Hear Testimony on the Civil Rights Implications of 
Environmental Justice in North Carolina

AGENCY: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 
(Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the North 
Carolina Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 7, 
2016, beginning at 09:00 a.m. for the purpose of hearing testimony 
regarding the issue of civil rights implications of environmental 
issues in North Carolina, particularly as it relates to coal ash 
disposal.
    This meeting is open to the public, and will take place at the 
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th Street, Walnut Cove, North Carolina 
27052. Members of the public are invited to make statements during the 
open comment period beginning at 4:00 p.m. In addition, members of the 
public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in 
the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written 
comments may be mailed to the Southern Regional Office, U.S. Commission 
on Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth St., Suite 16T126, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. 
They may also be faxed to the Commission at (404) 562-7005, or emailed 
to Jeff Hinton Allen at jhinton@usccr.gov. Persons who desire 
additional information may contact the USCCR, Southern Regional Office 
at (404) 562-7000.

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    Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be 
available for public viewing prior to and following the meeting at 
http://facadatabase.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=266 and following 
the links for ``Meeting Details'' and then ``Documents.'' Records 
generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the 
Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and 
after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are 
directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may 
contact the Southern Regional Office at the above email or street 
address.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 9:00 
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES: Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th Street, Walnut Cove, 
North Carolina 27052.

Agenda

I. Introductory Remarks by Chairman: 9:00 a.m.
II. Panel 1: Government Officials, Community Leaders/Advocates: 9:10 
a.m.-10:20 a.m.
    Questions from Committee Members
    Break: 10:20 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
III. Panel 2: Environment/Health Issues: 10:30 a.m.-11:50 p.m.
    Questions from Committee Members
    Lunch: 11:50 p.m.-1:20 p.m.
IV. Panel 3: Coal Industry Executives and Advocacy Groups: 1:20p.m.-
2:30 p.m.
    Questions from Committee Members
V. Break: 2:30p.m.-2:40 p.m.
VI. Panel 4: Coal Ash Activists/Advocates: 2:40 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Questions from Committee Members
VII. Open Comments Period: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Questions from Committee Members
VIII. Adjourn Briefing: 5:15 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Hinton, DFO, (404) 562-7006 or 
jhinton@usccr.gov.

    Dated: March 8, 2016.
David Mussatt,
Chief, Regional Programs Unit, USCCR.
[FR Doc. 2016-05476 Filed 3-10-16; 8:45 am]
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