South Gifford Pinchot Resource Advisory Committee, 12863-12864 [2016-05524]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2016 / Notices for the establishment and maintenance of area wide management programs for Huanglongbing and its vector. The Expert Group also reviewed and integrated comments from country consultation on the template for identifying new and emerging quarantine pests as well as on its application to Citrus leprosis virus. It also revised the treatment protocols for TP 01 (2009), Thermotherapy, and TP 02 (2009), Shoot-tip micro-grafting. 3. Electronic Certification: The Electronic Certification Expert Group continued to provide input to the IPPC Steering Group, especially to help address mechanisms of exchange, security, and secure transmission of data and the standardization of data. 4. Forestry: The Forestry area consisted of four Expert Groups: The Forestry Systems Expert Group finalized a specification for a possible standard on the potential use of systems approaches to manage pest risks associated with the movement of wood, based on country comments. The ISPM 15 Expert Group began preparations for a multi-region conference on ISPM 15 implementation, following the recommendation that came out of the NAPPO–Asia Pacific Plant Protection Commission workshop. The Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) Expert Group revised RSPM 33 (2009), ‘‘Guidelines for regulating the movement of ships and cargo from areas infested with the Asian gypsy moth.’’ In November 2015, the AGM Expert Group also organized a training workshop for further development and implementation of an Asian gypsy moth program based on RSPM 33. Finally, the Lymantriids Expert Group continued on the development of a Science and Technology paper on the risks associated with Lymantriids of potential concern to the NAPPO region, identifying potential species and pathways of concern. 5. Fruit: The Fruit Expert Group working on trapping protocols for pests of fruit reviewed and integrated comments from country consultation on the Annex to RSPM 17 (2010), ‘‘Guidelines for development of, and efficacy verification for, lures and traps for arthropod pests of fruits.’’ The document was approved and accepted as a new Surveillance Protocol (SP 02): Trapping Protocols for Pests of Fruit Entering into NAPPO Member Countries. 6. Grain: The Grain Expert Group reviewed and integrated comments from country consultation of RSPM 13 (2009), ‘‘Guidelines to establish, maintain and verify Karnal Bunt pest free areas in North America.’’ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Mar 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 7. Phytosanitary Alert System: The Phytosanitary Alert System (PAS) Expert Group continued to manage the NAPPO pest reporting system and continued to review the unofficial pest alert product offered by the Phytosanitary Alert System. 8. Plants for Planting: An Expert Group on Plum Pox worked on the revision of RSPM 18 (2004), ‘‘Guidelines for phytosanitary action following detection of plum pox virus.’’ 9. Potato: The Potato Expert Group was tasked with revising the pest list for RSPM 3 (2011), ‘‘Guidelines for movement of potatoes into a NAPPO member country.’’ They were also asked to review RSPM 3 to align it with ISPM 33 (2010), ‘‘Pest free potato (Solanum spp.) micropropagative material and minitubers for international trade,’’ and discuss any adjustments required by NAPPO member countries. 10. Seed: The Seed Expert Group discussed the development of annexes to RSPM 36 (2013), ‘‘Phytosanitary guidelines for the movement of seed into a NAPPO member country,’’ to include treatments for seed borne and seed transmissible pests and to harmonize countries’ import/export phytosanitary requirements. They also organized a workshop in July 2015 on needs assessment of regulatory support of the North American seed industry. The PPQ Assistant Deputy Administrator, as the official U.S. delegate to NAPPO, participates in the adoption of these regional plant health standards, including the work described above, once they are completed and ready for such consideration. The information in this notice contains all the information available to us on NAPPO standards under development or consideration. For updates on meeting times and for information on the expert groups that may become available following publication of this notice, go to the NAPPO Web site on the Internet at http://www.nappo.org or contact Ms. Patricia Abad (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT above). Information on official U.S. participation in NAPPO activities, including U.S. positions on standards being considered, may also be obtained from Ms. Abad. Those wishing to provide comments on any of the topics being addressed in the NAPPO work program may do so at any time by responding to this notice (see ADDRESSES above) or by transmitting comments through Ms. Abad. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12863 Done in Washington, DC, this 7th day of March 2016. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2016–05527 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service South Gifford Pinchot Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The South Gifford Pinchot Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Stevenson, Washington. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/giffordpinchot/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees. DATES: The meeting will be held April 11, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Rock Creek Hegewald Center, 710 Southwest Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, Washington. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gala Miller, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 360–891–5014 or via email at galamiller@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 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. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 4, 2016. Angela Elam, Deputy Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2016–05524 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES March 7, 2016. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested regarding (1) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Mar 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by April 11, 2016 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. National Agricultural Statistics Service Title: Cold Storage. OMB Control Number: 0535–0001. Summary of Collection: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, value and disposition. The monthly Cold Storage Survey provides information on national supplies of food in refrigerated storage facilities. A biennial survey of refrigerated warehouses is also conducted to provide a benchmark of the capacity available for refrigerated storage of the nation’s food supply. The data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). This statute specifies ‘‘The Secretary of Agriculture shall procure and preserve all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain . . . by the collection of statistics . . . and shall distribute them among agriculturists.’’ Need and Use of the Information: USDA agencies such as the World Agricultural Outlook Board, Economic Research Service, and Agricultural Marketing Service use this information from the Cold Storage report in setting and administering government commodity programs and in supply and demand analysis. Included in the report are stocks of pork bellies, frozen orange PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 juice concentrate, butter, and cheese which are traded on the Chicago Board of Trade. The timing and frequency of the surveys have evolved to meet the needs of producers, facilities, agribusinesses, and government agencies. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 1,378. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Monthly; Biennially. Total Burden Hours: 3,965. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–05508 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P 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 U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 48 (Friday, March 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12863-12864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05524]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


South Gifford Pinchot Resource Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The South Gifford Pinchot Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) 
will meet in Stevenson, Washington. The committee is authorized under 
the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) 
and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The 
purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and 
to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning 
projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC 
information can be found at the following Web site: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/giffordpinchot/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.

DATES: The meeting will be held April 11, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 
p.m.
    All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting 
prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Rock Creek Hegewald Center, 
710 Southwest Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, Washington.
    Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, 
are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and 
copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Gifford 
Pinchot National Forest Headquarters. Please call ahead to facilitate 
entry into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gala Miller, RAC Coordinator, by phone 
at 360-891-5014 or via email at galamiller@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.
    Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable 
accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language 
interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable 
accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please 
contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by 
case basis.

    Dated: March 4, 2016.
Angela Elam,
Deputy Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. 2016-05524 Filed 3-10-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3411-15-P