Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
For the period beginning July 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2016, the prompt payment interest rate is 1\7/8\ per centum per annum.
Re-Establishment of the Council for Native American Farming and Ranching
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing the re- establishment of the advisory Council for Native American Farming and Ranching (Council). The purpose of this advisory council is to provide recommendations to the Secretary on how to eliminate barriers to Native American participation in USDA programs. The Council will discuss issues related to the participation of Native American farmers and ranchers in USDA programs and transmit recommendations concerning any changes to regulations or internal guidance or other measures. The Council is necessary and in the public interest. The USDA is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered Council members. Candidates who wish to be considered for membership on the Council for Native American Farmers and Ranchers should submit an AD-755 application form and resume to the Secretary of Agriculture. Cover letters should be addressed to the Secretary of Agriculture. The application form can be found at: http://www.usda.gov/documents/ OCIO_AD_755_Master_2012.pdf.
Farm Credit Administration Board; Sunshine Act; Regular Meeting
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board).
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Performance Evaluation Studies on Wastewater Laboratories (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 0234.12, OMB Control No. 2080-0021
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Performance Evaluation Studies on Wastewater Laboratories'' (EPA ICR No. 0234.12, OMB Control No. 2080-0021) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2017. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``CAA'' or the ``Act''), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Appleton Coated, LLC (Appleton or Plaintiff), in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin: Appleton Coated, LLC v. McCarthy, Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-272 (E.D. Wis.). On March 7, 2016, Plaintiff filed a complaint alleging that Gina McCarthy, in her official capacity as Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), failed to perform a nondiscretionary duty to grant or deny within 60 days a petition submitted by Plaintiff on November 19, 2013, requesting that EPA object to a CAA Title V permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to Appleton authorizing the operation of its facility located in Combined Locks, Wisconsin. The proposed consent decree would establish a deadline for EPA to take such action.
Atrazine, Simazine, and Propazine Registration Review; Draft Ecological Risk Assessments; Extension of Comment Period
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of June 6, 2016, concerning opening a comment period for the draft ecological risk assessments of atrazine, simazine, and propazine. This document extends the comment period for 60 days, from August 5, 2016, to October 4, 2016. This comment period is being extended in response to a number of extension requests from various stakeholders citing difficulty commenting during the growing season, and the length, quantity, and complexity of the Risk Assessments.
Public Meeting of the Great Lakes Advisory Board and Science and Information Subcommittee
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a public meeting of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (Board) and its Science and Information Subcommittee (SIS). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) covering FY15-19 and other relevant matters.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
This document provides notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard that were made temporarily effective but expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This notice lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Meeting of the United States Manufacturing Council
The United States Manufacturing Council (Council) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The Council was established in April 2004 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Council members to review and deliberate on proposed recommendations by the Innovation, Research, and Development Subcommittee focused on the transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http:// www.trade.gov/manufacturingcouncil/, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Civil Penalty Inflation Adjustment
In compliance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, this rule adjusts the level of the civil monetary penalty, contained in the National Indian Gaming Commission's (NIGC or Commission) regulation, with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment.
Request for Public Comment: 60-Day Information Collection: Application for Participation in the IHS Scholarship Program
In compliance the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Indian Health Service (IHS) invites the general public to comment on the information collection titled, ``Application for Participation in the IHS Scholarship Program,'' Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control No. 0917-0006. IHS is requesting OMB to approve an extension for this collection, which expires on September 30, 2016.
Opportunity To Co-Sponsor Office for Human Research Protections Educational Workshops
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) announces the opportunity for non-federal public and private sector entities to co- sponsor OHRP Educational Workshops. Potential co-sponsors must have an approved Federal-wide Assurance with OHRP, be recipients of HHS grants for human subject research, and have a demonstrated interest and experience in the protection of human subjects in research. Potential co-sponsors must be willing to participate substantively in the co- sponsored activity.
Community Facility Loans
The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is amending regulations on Community Facility Direct Loans to enable the Agency to make loans to eligible lenders who would then in turn re-loan those funds to applicants for projects that are eligible under the Community Facilities Direct Loan program.
Opportunity To Co-Sponsor Office for Human Research Protections Research Community Forums
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) announces the opportunity for non-federal public and private sector entities to co-sponsor OHRP Research Community Forums (RCFs). Potential co-sponsors must have an approved Federal-wide Assurance with OHRP, be recipients of HHS grants for human subject research, and have a demonstrated interest and experience in the protection of human subjects in research. Potential co-sponsors must also be capable of sponsoring and managing various discrete sessions or events associated with the RCF and be willing to participate substantively in the co-sponsored activity.
Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) for Loans to Re-Lenders Under the Community Facility Loan Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016
The Rural Housing Service (RHS) has amended the Community Facility Direct Loan regulations to enable the Agency to make loans to qualified Re-lenders who will loan those funds to Applicants primarily for projects in or serving persistent poverty counties or high poverty areas that are eligible under the Community Facility Loan Program.
First Meeting Special Committee 236 Standards for Wireless Avionics Intra-Communication System (WAIC) Within 4200-4400 MHz
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of First Meeting Special Committee 236, Standards for Wireless Avionics Intra-Communication System (WAIC) within 4200-4400 MHz.
Twenty-Eighth Meeting Special Committee 216 Aeronautical Systems Security
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Twenty-Eighth Meeting Special Committee 216 Aeronautical Systems Security.
Nineteenth SC-223 Plenary Meeting Calling Notice, Internet Protocol Suit (IPS) and AeroMACS
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Nineteenth SC-223 Plenary Meeting Calling Notice, Internet Protocol Suit (IPS) and AeroMACS.
Forty-Second Meeting Special Committee 224 Airport Security Access Control Systems
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Forty-Second Meeting Special Committee 224 Airport Security Access Control Systems.