Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice, 78998-78999 [2016-27162]

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[FR Doc. 2016–27167 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the Board, please visit the committee’s Web site at http:// www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/ Navigation/ InlandWaterwaysUsersBoard.aspx. SUMMARY: The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on December 13, 2016. Public registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. ADDRESSES: The Board meeting will be conducted at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, Maryland 21090 (near Baltimore), 410– 859–5700, or http://www.ccmit.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the committee, in writing at the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR–GM, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315–3868; by telephone at 703–428–6438; and by asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 email at Mark.Pointon@usace.army.mil. Alternatively, contact Mr. Kenneth E. Lichtman, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), in writing at the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR–GW, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315–3868; by telephone at 703–428–8083; and by email at Kenneth.E.Lichtman@ usace.army.mil. The committee meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The Board is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on construction and rehabilitation project investments on the commercial navigation features of the inland waterways system of the United States. At this meeting, the Board will receive briefings and presentations regarding the investments, projects and status of the inland waterways system of the United States and conduct discussions and deliberations on those matters. The Board is interested in written and verbal comments from the public relevant to these purposes. Agenda: At this meeting the agenda will include the status of FY 2017 funding for the Navigation Program, and an initial laydown display of the total funding for the Navigation Program; the Benefit-Cost Ratios (BCRs) and Remaining Benefit-Remaining Cost Ratio for projects being funded by the Inland Waterways Trust Fund; status of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund and project updates, including Lockport project completion closeout details; additional modifications to the Lock Performance Monitoring System (LPMS); the Corps of Engineers planning process and scheduling for external input; the status of the Olmsted Locks and Dam Project, and the Locks and Dams 2, 3, and 4 on the Monongahela River Project to include benefits and revised BCR without deferred project features; and updates of Kentucky Lock and Chickamauga Lock. Availability of Materials for the Meeting. A copy of the agenda or any updates to the agenda for the December 13, 2016 meeting. The final version will be provided at the meeting. All materials will be posted to the Web site after the meeting. Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.1 65, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Registration of members of the public who wish to attend the meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Seating is limited and is on a first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to provide their name, title, affiliation, and contact information to include email address and daytime telephone number at registration. Any interested person may attend the meeting, file written comments or statements with the committee, or make verbal comments from the floor during the public meeting, at the times, and in the manner, permitted by the committee, as set forth below. Special Accommodations: The meeting venue is fully handicap accessible, with wheelchair access. Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting or seeking additional information about public access procedures, should contact Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the ADFO, at the email addresses or telephone numbers listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Written Comments or 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 Board about its mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the committee ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section in the following formats: Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. The comment or statement must include the author’s name, title, affiliation, address, and daytime telephone number. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the committee DFO or ADFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the Board for its consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the Board until its next meeting. Please note that because the Board operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all written comments will be E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 218 / Thursday, November 10, 2016 / Notices treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection. Verbal Comments: Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and in the manner allowed herein. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least three business (3) days in advance to the committee DFO or ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The committee DFO and ADFO will log each request to make a comment, in the order received, and determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Board’s mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described above, will be allotted no more than three (3) minutes during this period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their requests were received by the DFO and ADFO. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–27162 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P Department of the Navy Notice of Extension of Public Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization, Nevada Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Navy (DoN) published a notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization in the Federal Register (81 FR 58919) on August 26, 2016, which initiated a 90day public scoping period ending on November 25, 2016. This notice confirms the extension of that public scoping period until December 12, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest; Attention: Amy P. Kelley, Code EV21.AK; 1220 Pacific Highway; asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 09, 2016 Dated: November 7, 2016. C. Mora, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–27205 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration [BPA File No.: BP–18] Fiscal Year (FY) 2018–2019 Proposed Power and Transmission Rate Adjustments Public Hearing and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment Bonneville Power Administration (BPA or Bonneville), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of FY 2018–2019 Proposed Power and Transmission Rate Adjustments. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ACTION: Building 1, 5th Floor; San Diego, California 92132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public scoping period for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization EIS will be extended until December 12, 2016. Scoping comments may be submitted in writing to the address identified above. In addition, scoping comments may be submitted online at http://www.FRTCModernization.com. All written comments must be postmarked or received online by December 12, 2016 to ensure they become part of the official record. All comments submitted to the DoN during the public scoping period will be taken into consideration during EIS preparation. Jkt 241001 BPA is holding a consolidated rate proceeding, Docket No. BP–18, to establish power and transmission rates for FY 2018–2019. The Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act) provides that BPA must establish and periodically review and revise its rates so that they recover, in accordance with sound business principles, the costs associated with the acquisition, conservation, and transmission of electric power, including amortization of the Federal investment in the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) over a reasonable number of years, and BPA’s other costs and expenses. The Northwest Power Act requires that BPA’s rates be established based on the record of a formal hearing. For transmission rates only, the Northwest Power Act requires that the costs of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78999 Federal transmission system be equitably allocated between Federal and non-Federal power utilizing the system. By this notice, BPA announces the commencement of a power and transmission rate adjustment proceeding for power, transmission, ancillary, and control area services rates to be effective on October 1, 2017. DATES: Anyone wishing to become a party to the BP–18 proceeding must provide written notice by U.S. Mail or electronic mail. BPA must receive such notice no later than 3:00 p.m. on November 18, 2016. The BP–18 rate adjustment proceeding begins with a prehearing conference at 9:00 a.m. on November 17, 2016, in the BPA Rates Hearing Room, 1201 NE Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97232. Written comments by non-party participants must be received by February 17, 2017, to be considered in the Administrator’s Record of Decision (ROD). ADDRESSES: 1. Petitions to intervene should be directed to: Hearing Clerk—L–7, Bonneville Power Administration, 905 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232 or may be emailed to rateclerk@ bpa.gov. In addition, copies of the petition must be served concurrently on BPA’s General Counsel and directed to both Mr. Kurt Casad, LP–7, and Mr. Matthew Perkins, LT–7, Office of General Counsel, 905 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232, or by email to krcasad@bpa.gov and mwperkins@ bpa.gov (see section III.A. for more information regarding interventions). 2. Written comments by participants should be submitted to BPA Public Involvement, Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 14428, Portland, Oregon 97293. Participants may also submit comments electronically at www.bpa.gov/ comment. BPA requests that all comments and documents intended to be part of the Official Record in this rate proceeding contain the designation BP– 18 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ebony Amato, DKE–7, BPA Communications, Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, Oregon 97208; by phone toll free at 1–800–622–4520; or by email to elamato@bpa.gov. Responsible Officials: Mr. Daniel H. Fisher, Power Rates Manager, is the official responsible for the development of BPA’s power rates, and Ms. Rebecca E. Fredrickson, Transmission Rates Manager, is the official responsible for the development of BPA’s transmission, E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 218 (Thursday, November 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78998-78999]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27162]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers


Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of open Federal advisory committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to 
announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This 
meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the 
Board, please visit the committee's Web site at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/InlandWaterwaysUsersBoard.aspx.

DATES: The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will 
meet from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on December 13, 2016. Public 
registration will begin at 8:15 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The Board meeting will be conducted at The Conference Center 
at the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, 
Maryland 21090 (near Baltimore), 410-859-5700, or http://www.ccmit.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, the Designated 
Federal Officer (DFO) for the committee, in writing at the Institute 
for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR-GM, 7701 
Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315-3868; by telephone 
at 703-428-6438; and by email at Mark.Pointon@usace.army.mil. 
Alternatively, contact Mr. Kenneth E. Lichtman, the Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), in writing at the Institute for 
Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR-GW, 7701 
Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315-3868; by telephone 
at 703-428-8083; and by email at Kenneth.E.Lichtman@usace.army.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee meeting is being held under 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., 
Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 
U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The Board is chartered to provide 
independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on 
construction and rehabilitation project investments on the commercial 
navigation features of the inland waterways system of the United 
States. At this meeting, the Board will receive briefings and 
presentations regarding the investments, projects and status of the 
inland waterways system of the United States and conduct discussions 
and deliberations on those matters. The Board is interested in written 
and verbal comments from the public relevant to these purposes.
    Agenda: At this meeting the agenda will include the status of FY 
2017 funding for the Navigation Program, and an initial laydown display 
of the total funding for the Navigation Program; the Benefit-Cost 
Ratios (BCRs) and Remaining Benefit-Remaining Cost Ratio for projects 
being funded by the Inland Waterways Trust Fund; status of the Inland 
Waterways Trust Fund and project updates, including Lockport project 
completion closeout details; additional modifications to the Lock 
Performance Monitoring System (LPMS); the Corps of Engineers planning 
process and scheduling for external input; the status of the Olmsted 
Locks and Dam Project, and the Locks and Dams 2, 3, and 4 on the 
Monongahela River Project to include benefits and revised BCR without 
deferred project features; and updates of Kentucky Lock and Chickamauga 
Lock.
    Availability of Materials for the Meeting. A copy of the agenda or 
any updates to the agenda for the December 13, 2016 meeting. The final 
version will be provided at the meeting. All materials will be posted 
to the Web site after the meeting.
    Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as 
amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.1 65, and subject to the 
availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Registration 
of members of the public who wish to attend the meeting will begin at 
8:15 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Seating is limited and is on a 
first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to provide their name, 
title, affiliation, and contact information to include email address 
and daytime telephone number at registration. Any interested person may 
attend the meeting, file written comments or statements with the 
committee, or make verbal comments from the floor during the public 
meeting, at the times, and in the manner, permitted by the committee, 
as set forth below.
    Special Accommodations: The meeting venue is fully handicap 
accessible, with wheelchair access. Individuals requiring special 
accommodations to access the public meeting or seeking additional 
information about public access procedures, should contact Mr. Pointon, 
the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the ADFO, at the email addresses or 
telephone numbers listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that 
appropriate arrangements can be made.
    Written Comments or 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 Board about its mission and/or the topics to be 
addressed in this public meeting. Written comments or statements should 
be submitted to Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the 
committee ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, 
at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
in the following formats: Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. The comment 
or statement must include the author's name, title, affiliation, 
address, and daytime telephone number. Written comments or statements 
being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must 
be received by the committee DFO or ADFO at least five (5) business 
days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the 
Board for its consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments or 
statements received after this date may not be provided to the Board 
until its next meeting. Please note that because the Board operates 
under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 
all written comments will be

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treated as public documents and will be made available for public 
inspection.
    Verbal Comments: Members of the public will be permitted to make 
verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and in the 
manner allowed herein. If a member of the public is interested in 
making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must 
submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be 
addressed by the comment, at least three business (3) days in advance 
to the committee DFO or ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode 
of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section. The committee DFO and ADFO will log each request to 
make a comment, in the order received, and determine whether the 
subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Board's mission and/
or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute 
period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public 
comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal 
comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process 
described above, will be allotted no more than three (3) minutes during 
this period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their 
requests were received by the DFO and ADFO.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-27162 Filed 11-9-16; 8:45 am]
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