Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 48763-48764 [2016-17622]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery, Honor Subcommittee Meeting Notice Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of open subcommittee meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Honor Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery (ACANC). This meeting is open to the public. For more information about the Committee and the Subcommittees, please visit http:// www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/AboutUs/ FocusAreas.aspx. SUMMARY: The Honor Subcommittee will meet from 09:30 p.m. to 15:00 p.m. on, 23 August, 2016. ADDRESSES: Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center, Conference Room, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Timothy Keating; Designated Federal Officer (Alternate) for the Committee and the Subcommittees, in writing at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington VA 22211, or by email at timothy.p.keating.civ@mail.mil, or by phone at 1–877–907–8585. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This subcommittee meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (U.S.C. 552b, as amended) and 41 Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR 102–3.150). Purpose of the Meeting: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery is an independent Federal advisory committee chartered to provide the Secretary of the Army independent advice and recommendations on Arlington National Cemetery, including, but not limited to, cemetery administration, the erection of memorials at the cemetery, and master planning for the cemetery. The Secretary of the Army may act on the committee’s advice and recommendations. The Honor Subcommittee is directed to provide independent recommendations of methods to address the long-term future of Arlington National Cemetery, including how best to extend the active burials and on what ANC should focus srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:28 Jul 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 once all available space has been used, the placement of commemorative monuments and the manner in which to ensure the living history of the cemetery is preserved. Proposed Agenda: The Subcommittee will discuss cemetery master planning, current eligibility and interment trends, and potential options to extend the life of active burials, to include restricting eligibility, at Arlington National Cemetery. Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a firstcome basis. The Arlington National Cemetery conference room is fully handicapped accessible. For additional information about public access procedures, contact Mr. Timothy Keating, the subcommittee’s Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Written Comments and Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the subcommittee, in response to the stated agenda of the open meeting or in regard to the subcommittee’s mission in general. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Mr. Timothy Keating, the subcommittee’s Alternate Designated Federal Officer, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Each page of the comment or statement must include the author’s name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at least seven business days prior to the meeting to be considered by the subcommittee. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submitted written comments or statements with the subcommittee Chairperson, and ensure the comments are provided to all members of the subcommittee before the meeting. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the subcommittee until its next meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140d, the Committee is not obligated to allow the public to speak; however, interested persons may submit a written statement or a request to speak for consideration by the subcommittee. After reviewing any written statements PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48763 or requests submitted, the subcommittee Chairperson and the Designated Federal Officer may choose to invite certain submitters to present their comments verbally during the open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. The Designated Federal Officer in consultation with the subcommittee Chairperson, may allot a specific amount of time for submitters to present their comments verbally. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–17470 Filed 7–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees Department of Defense. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery (‘‘the Committee’’). SUMMARY: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee’s charter is being renewed pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 4723 and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 CFR 102–3.50(d). The Committee’s charter and contact information for the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) can be found at http:// www.facadatabase.gov/. The Committee will make periodic reports and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army with respect to the administration of Arlington National Cemetery, the erection of memorials at the cemetery, and master planning for the cemetery. Any and all advice and recommendations will also be forwarded to the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense. The Committee will be composed of no more than nine members, who are eminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise, specifically bereavement practices and administrative oversight, the erection of memorials, and master planning for extending the life of the cemetery, including one member nominated by FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 48764 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2016 / Notices the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, one member nominated by the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission, and no more than seven members nominated by the Secretary of the Army. All members are appointed to provide advice on behalf of the Government on the basis of their best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in a manner free from conflict of interest. Except for reimbursement of official Committeerelated travel and per diem, members serve without compensation. The DoD may establish subcommittees, task forces, or working groups to support the Committee. All subcommittees operate under the provisions of FACA and the Government in the Sunshine Act, will not work independently of the Committee, report all findings to the Committee for full deliberation and discussion, and have no authority to make decisions and recommendations, verbally or in writing, on behalf of the Committee. No subcommittee or any of its members can update or report, verbally or in writing, directly to the DoD or any Federal officers or employees. The Committee’s DFO, pursuant to DoD policy, must be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD employee, and must be in attendance for the duration of each and every Committee or subcommittee meeting. The public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Committee membership about the Committee’s mission and functions. Such statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned Committee meetings. All written statements must be submitted to the Committee’s DFO who will ensure the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Dated: July 21, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–17622 Filed 7–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Western Everglades Restoration Project, Hendry, Broward, Collier Counties, Florida Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DOD. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:28 Jul 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 ACTION: Notice of intent. The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is beginning preparation of a National Environmental Policy Act assessment for the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP). The Everglades ecosystem, including Lake Okeechobee, encompasses a system of diverse wetland landscapes that are hydrologically and ecologically connected across more than 200 miles from north to south and across 18,000 square miles of southern Florida. In 2000, the U.S. Congress authorized the Federal government, in partnership with the State of Florida, to embark upon a multi-decade, multi-billion dollar Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) to further protect and restore the remaining Everglades ecosystem while providing for other water-related needs of the region. CERP involves modification of the existing network of drainage canals and levees that make up the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project. One of the next steps for implementation of CERP is to identify opportunities within the tributary areas of Water Conservation Area (WCA) 3A to restore natural areas within the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation and adjacent portions of Big Cypress National Preserve (BCNP) and the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. Encompassing approximately 440,000 acres located primarily in eastern Hendry County, WCA 3A tributary areas include the C–139, Feeder Canal and L– 28 Gap Basins as well as the C–139 Annex and L–28 Interceptor. These areas are collectively called the Western Basins as they are located along the western edge of the Everglades and were historic flow ways. Both water supply and water quality of storm water runoff are challenges facing the Western Basins. ADDRESSES: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Planning and Policy Division, Environmental Branch, P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, FL 32232–0019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Nasuti at 904–232–1368 or email at melissa.a.nasuti@ usace.army.mil. Additional information is also available at http://bit.ly/ WesternEverglades. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: a. Since 2000, much progress has been made. Construction has begun on the first generation of CERP project modifications already authorized by Congress. These include the Picayune Strand Restoration, the Indian River Lagoon South and Site 1 Impoundment SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Projects. Congressional authorization has been received for the second generation of CERP projects, including Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands—Phase 1, the Broward County Water Preserve Areas, the Caloosahatchee River (C–43) West Basin Storage Reservoir, and the C–111 Spreader Canal Western Project which are already under construction or are operational, and the Broward County Water Preserve Areas which is currently being designed. The Central Everglades Planning Project is currently awaiting congressional authorization. All of these CERP projects contribute significant ecological benefits to the system and the specific regional habitats in which they are located. The original CERP Project identified to restore and reconnect the western Everglades ecosystem was called the Big Cypress/ L–28 Interceptor Modification. The purpose of this project, as defined within the CERP, is to reestablish sheet flow from the West Feeder Canal across the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation and into BCNP, maintain flood protection on Seminole Tribal lands, and ensure that inflows to the North and West Feeder Canals meet applicable water quality standards. Project features considered under CERP include modification of levees and canals, water control structures, pumps, and stormwater treatment areas with a total storage capacity of 7,600 acre-feet located within and adjacent to the Miccosukee and Seminole Indian Reservations in Collier and Hendry Counties. This CERP component will serve as the starting point for the WERP and will be refined through the planning process. b. The objectives of the WERP are to improve the quality, quantity, timing and distribution of water needed to restore and reconnect the western Everglades ecosystem. c. A scoping letter will be used to invite comments from Federal, State, and local agencies, affected Indian tribes, and other interested private organizations and individuals. d. A scoping meeting will be held August 16th, 2016 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium, 1200 South W.C. Owen Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. e. All alternative plans will be reviewed under provisions of appropriate laws and regulations, including the Endangered Species Act, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Clean Water Act, and Farmland Protection Policy Act. f. The Draft Environmental Impact Assessment is expected to be available for public review in late 2017. E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 143 (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48763-48764]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-17622]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory 
Committees

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that it is renewing the charter for the Advisory Committee on 
Arlington National Cemetery (``the Committee'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-692-5952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee's charter is being renewed 
pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 4723 and in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 
CFR 102-3.50(d). The Committee's charter and contact information for 
the Committee's Designated Federal Officer (DFO) can be found at http://www.facadatabase.gov/.
    The Committee will make periodic reports and recommendations to the 
Secretary of the Army with respect to the administration of Arlington 
National Cemetery, the erection of memorials at the cemetery, and 
master planning for the cemetery. Any and all advice and 
recommendations will also be forwarded to the Secretary of Defense or 
the Deputy Secretary of Defense. The Committee will be composed of no 
more than nine members, who are eminent authorities in their respective 
fields of interest or expertise, specifically bereavement practices and 
administrative oversight, the erection of memorials, and master 
planning for extending the life of the cemetery, including one member 
nominated by

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the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, one member nominated by the 
Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission, and no more than 
seven members nominated by the Secretary of the Army. All members are 
appointed to provide advice on behalf of the Government on the basis of 
their best judgment without representing any particular point of view 
and in a manner free from conflict of interest. Except for 
reimbursement of official Committee-related travel and per diem, 
members serve without compensation.
    The DoD may establish subcommittees, task forces, or working groups 
to support the Committee. All subcommittees operate under the 
provisions of FACA and the Government in the Sunshine Act, will not 
work independently of the Committee, report all findings to the 
Committee for full deliberation and discussion, and have no authority 
to make decisions and recommendations, verbally or in writing, on 
behalf of the Committee. No subcommittee or any of its members can 
update or report, verbally or in writing, directly to the DoD or any 
Federal officers or employees.
    The Committee's DFO, pursuant to DoD policy, must be a full-time or 
permanent part-time DoD employee, and must be in attendance for the 
duration of each and every Committee or subcommittee meeting. The 
public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the 
Committee membership about the Committee's mission and functions. Such 
statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated 
agenda of planned Committee meetings. All written statements must be 
submitted to the Committee's DFO who will ensure the written statements 
are provided to the membership for their consideration.

    Dated: July 21, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-17622 Filed 7-25-16; 8:45 am]
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