Designation for the Fargo, ND; Urbana, IL; Sandusky, MI; Davenport, IA; Enid, OK; Keokuk, IA; Marshall, MI; and Omaha, NE Areas, 57883-57884 [2016-20164]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 24, 2016 / Notices agency: Amarillo Grain Exchange, Inc. (Amarillo). Applications and comments must be received by September 23, 2016. DATES: Submit applications and comments concerning this Notice using any of the following methods: • Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISonline (https:// fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_ FGIS.aspx) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an FGISonline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and password prior to applying. • Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov (http:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. • Fax: Sharon Lathrop, 816–872– 1257. • Email: FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816–891–0415 or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79(f)). Under section 79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for no longer than five years, unless terminated by the Secretary, and may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 79(f) of the USGSA. ADDRESSES: Areas Open for Designation mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES In Oklahoma Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas Counties. Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic area, in the States of Texas and Oklahoma, is for the period beginning October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2021. To apply for designation or to request more information, contact Sharon Lathrop at the address listed above. Request for Comments We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the Amarillo official agency. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicant. Submit all comments to Sharon Lathrop at the above address or at http://www.regulations.gov. We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–20178 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Amarillo Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Texas and Oklahoma, is assigned to this official agency. Designation for the Fargo, ND; Urbana, IL; Sandusky, MI; Davenport, IA; Enid, OK; Keokuk, IA; Marshall, MI; and Omaha, NE Areas Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In Texas Armstrong (north of Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River), Carson, VerDate Sep<11>2014 Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith (east of U.S. Route 385), Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hall (east of U.S. Route 287), Harley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall (north of Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River, State Route 217 and FM 1062), Roberts, Sherman, and Wheeler Counties. 20:16 Aug 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57883 GIPSA is announcing the designations of North Dakota Grain Inspection, Inc. (North Dakota); Champaign Danville Grain Inspection Departments, Inc. (Champaign); Detroit Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Detroit); Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection and Weighing Service, Inc. (Eastern Iowa); Enid Grain Inspection Company, Inc. (Enid); Keokuk Grain Inspection Service (Keokuk); Michigan Grain Inspection Services, Inc. (Michigan); and Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Omaha) to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended. DATES: Effective Dates: January 1, 2016 and April 1, 2016 (See table below). ADDRESSES: Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816–891–0415, Sharon.L.Lathrop@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. READ APPLICATIONS: All applications and comments are available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the March 29, 2016, Federal Register (81 FR 17428), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas presently serviced by North Dakota, Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha. Applications were due by April 28, 2016. The current official agencies: North Dakota, Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha were the only applicants for designation to provide official services in these areas. As a result, GIPSA did not ask for additional comments. GIPSA evaluated the designation criteria in section 79(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that North Dakota, Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha are qualified to provide official services in the geographic areas specified in the Federal Register on March 29, 2016. This designation to provide official services in the specified area of North Dakota is effective January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2020. This designation to provide services in the specified areas of Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha is effective April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2021. Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting these agencies at the following telephone numbers: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1 57884 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 24, 2016 / Notices Designation start Official agency Headquarters location and telephone North Dakota .................................... Champaign ....................................... Detroit .............................................. Eastern Iowa .................................... Enid .................................................. Keokuk ............................................. Michigan ........................................... Omaha ............................................. Fargo, ND; 701–293–7420 ........................................................................ Urbana, IL; 217–344–9306 ....................................................................... Sandusky, MI; 810–404–3786 .................................................................. Davenport, IA; 563–322–7149 .................................................................. Enid, OK; 580–233–1121 .......................................................................... Keokuk, IA; 319–524–6482 ....................................................................... Marshall, MI; 269–781–2711 ..................................................................... Omaha, NE; 402–341–6739 ..................................................................... Section 79(f) of the USGSA authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79(f)). Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–20164 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] Effective Date: July 1, 2016. Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816–891–0415, Sharon.L.Lathrop@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. Read Applications: All applications and comments are available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the March 29, 2016, Federal Register (81 FR 17431), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide official DATES: ADDRESSES: BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Designation for the Cedar Rapids, IA; Fremont, NE; State of Maryland; and West Lafayette, IN Areas Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. AGENCY: ACTION: GIPSA is announcing the designations of Mid-Iowa Grain Inspection, Inc. (Mid-Iowa); Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc. (Fremont); Maryland Department of Agriculture (Maryland); and Titus Grain Inspection, Inc. (Titus) to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended. SUMMARY: Notice. Designation start Headquarters location and telephone Mid-Iowa .......................................... Fremont ............................................ Maryland .......................................... Titus ................................................. Cedar Rapids, IA; 319–363–0239 ............................................................. Fremont, NE; 402–721–1270 .................................................................... Annapolis, MD; 410–841–5769 ................................................................. West Lafayette, IN; 765–497–2202 .......................................................... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–20171 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:58 Aug 23, 2016 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) Opportunity for Designation in Cairo, IL Area; Request for Comments on the Official Agency Servicing This Area. Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The designation of the official agency listed below will end on September 30, 2016. We are asking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by this SUMMARY: Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12/31/2020 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 services in the geographic areas presently serviced by Mid-Iowa, Fremont, Maryland, and Titus. Applications were due by April 28, 2016. The current official agencies: MidIowa, Fremont, Maryland, and Titus were the only applicants for designation to provide official services in these areas. As a result, GIPSA did not ask for additional comments. GIPSA evaluated the designation criteria in section 79(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that MidIowa, Fremont, Maryland, and Titus are qualified to provide official services in the geographic areas specified in the Federal Register on March 29, 2016. This designation to provide official services in the specified area of MidIowa is effective July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2020. This designation to provide official services in the areas of Fremont, Maryland, and Titus is effective July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2021. Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting these agencies at the following telephone numbers: Official agency Section 79(f) of the USGSA authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). 1/1/2016 4/1/2016 4/1/2016 4/1/2016 4/1/2016 4/1/2016 4/1/2016 4/1/2016 Designation end 7/1/2016 7/1/2016 7/1/2016 7/1/2016 Designation end 6/30/2020 6/30/2021 6/30/2021 6/30/2021 agency to submit an application for designation. In addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by the following designated agency: Cairo Grain Inspection Agency, Inc. (Cairo). DATES: Applications and comments must be received by September 23, 2016. Submit applications and comments concerning this Notice using any of the following methods: • Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISonline (https:// fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_ FGIS.aspx) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57883-57884]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20164]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration


Designation for the Fargo, ND; Urbana, IL; Sandusky, MI; 
Davenport, IA; Enid, OK; Keokuk, IA; Marshall, MI; and Omaha, NE Areas

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: GIPSA is announcing the designations of North Dakota Grain 
Inspection, Inc. (North Dakota); Champaign Danville Grain Inspection 
Departments, Inc. (Champaign); Detroit Grain Inspection Service, Inc. 
(Detroit); Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection and Weighing Service, Inc. 
(Eastern Iowa); Enid Grain Inspection Company, Inc. (Enid); Keokuk 
Grain Inspection Service (Keokuk); Michigan Grain Inspection Services, 
Inc. (Michigan); and Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Omaha) to 
provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act 
(USGSA), as amended.

DATES: Effective Dates: January 1, 2016 and April 1, 2016 (See table 
below).

ADDRESSES: Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 
10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816-891-0415, 
Sharon.L.Lathrop@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov.

Read Applications:  All applications and comments are available for 
public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 
CFR 1.27(c)).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the March 29, 2016, Federal Register (81 
FR 17428), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide 
official services in the geographic areas presently serviced by North 
Dakota, Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and 
Omaha. Applications were due by April 28, 2016.
    The current official agencies: North Dakota, Champaign, Detroit, 
Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha were the only 
applicants for designation to provide official services in these areas. 
As a result, GIPSA did not ask for additional comments.
    GIPSA evaluated the designation criteria in section 79(f) of the 
USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that North Dakota, Champaign, 
Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha are qualified 
to provide official services in the geographic areas specified in the 
Federal Register on March 29, 2016. This designation to provide 
official services in the specified area of North Dakota is effective 
January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2020. This designation to provide 
services in the specified areas of Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, 
Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, and Omaha is effective April 1, 2016, to March 
31, 2021.
    Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting these 
agencies at the following telephone numbers:

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                                                                                    Designation     Designation
              Official agency                Headquarters location and telephone       start            end
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North Dakota...............................  Fargo, ND; 701-293-7420............        1/1/2016      12/31/2020
Champaign..................................  Urbana, IL; 217-344-9306...........        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
Detroit....................................  Sandusky, MI; 810-404-3786.........        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
Eastern Iowa...............................  Davenport, IA; 563-322-7149........        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
Enid.......................................  Enid, OK; 580-233-1121.............        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
Keokuk.....................................  Keokuk, IA; 319-524-6482...........        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
Michigan...................................  Marshall, MI; 269-781-2711.........        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
Omaha......................................  Omaha, NE; 402-341-6739............        4/1/2016       3/31/2021
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    Section 79(f) of the USGSA authorizes the Secretary to designate a 
qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area 
after determining that the applicant is better able than any other 
applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79(f)).

Larry Mitchell,
Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-20164 Filed 8-23-16; 8:45 am]
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