Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force, 14411 [2016-06078]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2016 / Notices 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 Hiawatha National Forest; Attention: RAC; 820 Rains Drive, Gladstone, Michigan 49837; by email to HiawathaNF@ fs.fed.us; or via facsimile to 906–428– 9030. 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. 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DATES: The meeting will convene at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday and Thursday April 6–7, 2016. A public comment period will be held on the morning of April 7. The meeting will end at approximately 3:00 p.m. on April 7. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Mar 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions and comments should be directed to Dr. Greg Johnson, Designated Federal Official, USDA, NRCS, 1201 Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 800, Portland Oregon 97232; telephone: (503) 273– 2424; fax: (503) 273–2401; or email: greg.johnson@por.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. 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Draft Agenda Signed this 10th day of March 2016, in Washington, DC Jason A. Weller, Chief. Meeting of the AAQTF [FR Doc. 2016–06078 Filed 3–16–16; 8:45 am] April 6–7, 2016 Arlington, Virginia A. Welcome remarks and introductions B. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Leadership Remarks C. AAQTF Charge, History and Direction D. Federal Advisory Committee Rules and Guidelines E. USDA Climate Change Building Blocks, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, and US Agriculture F. Update on agricultural air quality regulatory issues at the EPA G. Updates from USDA agencies (Forest Service, NRCS, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and Agricultural Research Service) H. AAQTF Subcommittee Formation and Break Out Sessions I. Agricultural Air Quality Issues and Solutions J. Ammonia Emissions Measurement and Modeling, and USDA–EPA Collaboration K. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 14411]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06078]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service

[Docket No. NRCS-2016-0002]


Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department of 
Agriculture.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Air 
Quality Task Force (AAQTF) will meet for discussions on critical air 
quality issues relating to agriculture. Special emphasis will be placed 
on obtaining a greater understanding about the relationship between 
agricultural production and air quality. The meeting is open to the 
public, and a draft agenda is included in this notice.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday and 
Thursday April 6-7, 2016. A public comment period will be held on the 
morning of April 7. The meeting will end at approximately 3:00 p.m. on 
April 7.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, 300 
Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions and comments should be 
directed to Dr. Greg Johnson, Designated Federal Official, USDA, NRCS, 
1201 Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 800, Portland Oregon 97232; telephone: 
(503) 273-2424; fax: (503) 273-2401; or email: 
greg.johnson@por.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Additional information 
concerning AAQTF, including revised agendas for the April 6-7, 2016 
meeting that occurs after this Federal Register Notice is published, 
may be viewed at: www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/air/taskforce

Draft Agenda

Meeting of the AAQTF

April 6-7, 2016 Arlington, Virginia
A. Welcome remarks and introductions
B. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental 
Protection Agency (EPA) Leadership Remarks
C. AAQTF Charge, History and Direction
D. Federal Advisory Committee Rules and Guidelines
E. USDA Climate Change Building Blocks, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, and 
US Agriculture
F. Update on agricultural air quality regulatory issues at the EPA
G. Updates from USDA agencies (Forest Service, NRCS, National Institute 
of Food and Agriculture, and Agricultural Research Service)
H. AAQTF Subcommittee Formation and Break Out Sessions
I. Agricultural Air Quality Issues and Solutions
J. Ammonia Emissions Measurement and Modeling, and USDA-EPA 
Collaboration
K. Public Input (Individual presentations limited to 5 minutes)
    Please note that the timing of events in the agenda is subject to 
change to accommodate changing schedules of expected speakers and or 
extended discussions.
Procedural
    This meeting is open to the public. On April 7, 2016, the public 
will have an opportunity to provide up to 5 minutes of input to the 
AAQTF.
Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, please 
contact Greg Johnson (contact information listed above). USDA prohibits 
discrimination in its programs and activities on the basis of race, 
color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, or 
disability. Additionally, discrimination on the basis of political 
beliefs and marital or family status is also prohibited by statutes 
enforced by USDA. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) 
Persons with disabilities who require alternate means for communication 
of program information (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should 
contact the USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2000 (voice and TDD).

    Signed this 10th day of March 2016, in Washington, DC
Jason A. Weller,
Chief.
[FR Doc. 2016-06078 Filed 3-16-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-16-P