Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force, 56578 [2016-19872]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 56578 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 162 / Monday, August 22, 2016 / Notices contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Mystic Ranger District, 8221 South Highway 16, Rapid City, South Dakota. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses, when provided, are placed in the record and available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Black Hills National Forest Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Jacobson, Board Coordinator, by phone at 605–440–1409 or by email at sjjacobson@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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to provide: (1) Rushmore Connector Trail update; (2) Proposed Land Exchange— Spearfish Canyon/Bismarck Lake; (3) Teckla-Osage 230 kV Transmission Project update; (4) Black Hills Resilient Landscapes Project update; (5) BHNF Timber Program update (FY 16/FY 17); (6) Forest Health Working Group update; (7) Recreation Facilities Working Group update; and (8) Non-motorized Trails/Over Snow Working Group update. 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 submit a request in writing by September 12, 2016, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the Board may file written statements with the Board’s staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and time requests for oral comments must be sent to Scott Jacobson, Black Hills National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 1019 North Fifth Street, Custer, South Dakota 57730; by email to sjjacobson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 605–673–9208. 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 by VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Aug 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: August 15, 2016. Jim Zornes, Acting Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2016–19932 Filed 8–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service [Docket No. NRCS–2016–006] Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: 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. A draft agenda is included in this notice. DATES: The meeting will convene at 8:00 a.m. PDT on Thursday and Friday September 8–9, 2016. A public comment period will be held on the morning of September 9, 2016. The meeting will end at approximately noon on September 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Sacramento—Capitol Plaza, 300 J Street, Sacramento, California 95814. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions and comments should be directed to Dr. Greg Johnson, Designated Federal Official, USDA, NRCS, 2901 East Gate City Boulevard, Suite 2100, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401; telephone: (336) 370–3352; fax: (336) 273–8132; 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 September 8–9, 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. Procedural: This meeting is open to the public. On September 9, 2016, the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 August 12, 2016, in Washington, DC. Jason A. Weller, Chief. Draft Agenda AAQTF Meeting September 8–9, 2016, Sacramento, California A. Welcome Remarks and Introductions B. USDA and California Air Resources Board Leadership Remarks C. Particulate Matter Research D. USDA Climate Change Building Blocks, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, and U.S. Agriculture E. Update on Agricultural Air Quality Regulatory Issues at the Environmental Protection Agency F. Updates from USDA Agencies (Forest Service, NRCS, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and Agricultural Research Service) G. AAQTF Subcommittee Formation and Break-Out Sessions H. Reactive Nitrogen Guest Speaker I. Public Input (Note: Individual presentations will be 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. [FR Doc. 2016–19872 Filed 8–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 162 (Monday, August 22, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 56578]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19872]


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 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service

[Docket No. NRCS-2016-006]


Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA.

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. A draft agenda is included in this notice.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 8:00 a.m. PDT on Thursday and Friday 
September 8-9, 2016. A public comment period will be held on the 
morning of September 9, 2016. The meeting will end at approximately 
noon on September 9, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Sacramento--
Capitol Plaza, 300 J Street, Sacramento, California 95814.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions and comments should be 
directed to Dr. Greg Johnson, Designated Federal Official, USDA, NRCS, 
2901 East Gate City Boulevard, Suite 2100, Greensboro, North Carolina 
27401; telephone: (336) 370-3352; fax: (336) 273-8132; 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 September 8-9, 
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.
    Procedural: This meeting is open to the public. On September 9, 
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 August 12, 2016, in Washington, DC.
Jason A. Weller,
Chief.

Draft Agenda

AAQTF Meeting

September 8-9, 2016, Sacramento, California
A. Welcome Remarks and Introductions
B. USDA and California Air Resources Board Leadership Remarks
C. Particulate Matter Research
D. USDA Climate Change Building Blocks, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, and 
U.S. Agriculture
E. Update on Agricultural Air Quality Regulatory Issues at the 
Environmental Protection Agency
F. Updates from USDA Agencies (Forest Service, NRCS, National Institute 
of Food and Agriculture, and Agricultural Research Service)
G. AAQTF Subcommittee Formation and Break-Out Sessions
H. Reactive Nitrogen Guest Speaker
I. Public Input (Note: Individual presentations will be 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.

[FR Doc. 2016-19872 Filed 8-19-16; 8:45 am]
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