Withdrawal of Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews, 16576-16577 [2017-06770]

Download as PDF jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 16576 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 5, 2017 / Notices Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on May 4, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Association of Broadcasters, 1771 N Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Public comments may be mailed to the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to dreed@ ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David J. Reed, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–5955 or dreed@ ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA’s Web site at https://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/csmac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to: License radio frequencies in a way that maximizes public benefits; keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible; and make wireless services available to all Americans. See Charter at https:// www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/ publications/csmac_charter-2017.pdf. This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. § 904(b). The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For more information about the Committee visit: https:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac. Matters To Be Considered: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary to assist in developing and maintaining spectrum management policies that enable the United States to maintain or strengthen its global leadership role in the introduction of communications technology, services, and innovation; thus expanding the economy, adding jobs, and increasing international trade, while at the same time providing for the expansion of existing technologies and supporting the country’s homeland security, national defense, and other critical needs of government missions. The Committee will discuss early observations and analyses of the topics and questions to be addressed for this session. NTIA will post a detailed VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Apr 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 agenda on its Web site, https:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac, prior to the meeting. To the extent that time and the meeting agenda permit, any member of the public may speak to or otherwise address the Committee regarding the agenda items. See Open Meeting and Public Participation Policy, available at https://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/csmac. Time and Date: The meeting will be held on May 4, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting time and the agenda topics are subject to change. The meeting will be available via twoway audio link and may be webcast. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, https:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac, for the most up-to-date meeting agenda and access information. Place: The meeting will be held at the National Association of Broadcasters, 1771 N Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. The meeting will be open to the public and members of the press on a first-come, first-served basis as space is limited. The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Mr. Reed at (202) 482– 5955 or dreed@ntia.doc.gov at least ten (10) business days before the meeting. Status: Interested members of the public are invited to attend and to submit written comments to the Committee at any time before or after the meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee in advance of a meeting may send them via postal mail to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230. It would be helpful if paper submissions also include a compact disc (CD) that contains the comments in Microsoft Word and/or PDF file formats. CDs should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer. Alternatively, comments may be submitted via electronic mail to dreed@ ntia.doc.gov and should also be in one or both of the file formats specified above. Comments must be received five (5) business days before the scheduled meeting date in order to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after this date will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting. Records: NTIA maintains records of all Committee proceedings. Committee records are available for public inspection at NTIA’s Washington, DC office at the address above. Documents PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 including the Committee’s charter, member list, agendas, minutes, and reports are available on NTIA’s Web site at https://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ csmac. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–06736 Filed 4–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Withdrawal of Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews Council on Environmental Quality. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is withdrawing its ‘‘Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews,’’ for which a Notice of Availability was published on August 5, 2016. 81 FR 51866. DATES: This withdrawal is effective April 5, 2017. ADDRESSES: This Notice also will be made available on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Web site (www.nepa.gov), specifically at https://ceq.doe.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Council on Environmental Quality (ATTN: Ted Boling, Associate Director for the National Environmental Policy Act), 730 Jackson Place NW., Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: (202) 395–5750. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Enacted by Congress in 1969, NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., is this Nation’s basic charter for harmonizing our environmental, economic, and social goals, and is a cornerstone of the Nation’s efforts to protect the environment. As CEQ explained in its August 5, 2016, Notice of Availability, the withdrawn guidance was not a regulation. Pursuant to Executive Order 13783, ‘‘Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth,’’ signed on March 28, 2017, the guidance is being withdrawn for further consideration. The withdrawal of the guidance does not change any law, regulation, or other legally binding SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 5, 2017 / Notices requirement. For more information on NEPA and Federal agency compliance with NEPA, please see https:// ceq.doe.gov/index.html. (Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4332, 4342, 4344 and 40 CFR Parts 1500, 1501, 1502, 1503, 1505, 1506, 1507, and 1508) Issued in Washington, DC, on March 31, 2017. Mary B. Neumayr, Chief of Staff, Council on Environmental Quality. [FR Doc. 2017–06770 Filed 4–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3225–F7–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Industry Information Day AGENCY: DoD Chief Information Officer, DoD. ACTION: Notice of meeting. DoD is hosting an ‘‘Industry Information Day’’ to present a briefing, and receive and address industry feedback on the implementation of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Case 2013–D018, ‘‘Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services.’’ DATES: The public meeting will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., EDT. Registration to attend this meeting must be received by Monday, June 12, 2017. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the Mark Center Auditorium, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350–3603. The auditorium is located on level B–1 of the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vicki Michetti, at (703) 604–3167. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DoD is hosting an ‘‘Industry Information Day’’ to present a briefing on the implementation of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Case 2013–D018, ‘‘Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services,’’ and to receive feedback and address questions from industry regarding its implementation. Organizations are encouraged to submit questions in writing prior to the meeting. Questions should be sent by email to OSD.DIBCSIAEvents@mail.mil with the subject line of the email stating, ‘‘Industry Information Day.’’ Questions should be submitted by Monday, May 1, 2017 for consideration. Background: On October 21, 2016, DoD published a final rule under DFARS Case 2013–D018 entitled ‘‘Network Penetration Reporting and jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Apr 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 Contracting for Cloud Services’’ (81 FR 72986–73001) that amended DFARS 204.73, ‘‘Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting,’’ and included implementation of statutory cyber incident reporting requirements imposed by sections 391 and 393 of Title 10, United State Code (U.S.C.), and DFARS 239.76, ‘‘Cloud Computing,’’ to implement updated DoD policy and procedures for the acquisition of cloud computing services. Registration: Individuals wishing to attend the public meeting should register by Monday, June 12, 2017, to ensure adequate room accommodations and to facilitate entry in the Mark Center building. Interested parties may register via email at, OSD.DIBCSIAEvents@mail.mil. Due to space constraints, organizations are limited to a maximum of two representatives and should provide the following information: (1) Company or organization name; and (2) Names and email addresses of persons planning to attend. One valid government-issued photo identification card will be required in order to enter the building. Non-U.S. citizens must bring their Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Card and original Social Security card as identification. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least one hour early to accommodate security procedures. Accommodations for parking at the Mark Center will not be available, but may be found in the surrounding areas. Transportation information for the Mark Center may be obtained at http://www.whs.mil/ourservices/transportation/getting-markcenter. Special accommodations: The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodations, sign language interpretation, or other auxiliary aids should be sent via email to OSD.DIBCSIAEvents@mail.mil no later than Monday, June 12, 2017. Correspondence: Please cite ‘‘Industry Information Day’’ in all correspondence related to this public meeting. Dated: March 31, 2017. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2017–06739 Filed 4–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16577 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0006] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2008/18 Baccalaureate and Beyond (B&B: 08/18) Field Test National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 5, 2017. DATES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2017–ICCD–0006. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 224–84, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact NCES Information Collections at NCES.Information.Collections@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 64 (Wednesday, April 5, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16576-16577]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-06770]


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COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY


Withdrawal of Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies 
on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate 
Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews

AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is withdrawing its 
``Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration 
of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in 
National Environmental Policy Act Reviews,'' for which a Notice of 
Availability was published on August 5, 2016. 81 FR 51866.

DATES: This withdrawal is effective April 5, 2017.

ADDRESSES: This Notice also will be made available on the National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Web site (www.nepa.gov), specifically 
at https://ceq.doe.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Council on Environmental Quality 
(ATTN: Ted Boling, Associate Director for the National Environmental 
Policy Act), 730 Jackson Place NW., Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: 
(202) 395-5750.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Enacted by Congress in 1969, NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 
4321 et seq., is this Nation's basic charter for harmonizing our 
environmental, economic, and social goals, and is a cornerstone of the 
Nation's efforts to protect the environment. As CEQ explained in its 
August 5, 2016, Notice of Availability, the withdrawn guidance was not 
a regulation. Pursuant to Executive Order 13783, ``Promoting Energy 
Independence and Economic Growth,'' signed on March 28, 2017, the 
guidance is being withdrawn for further consideration. The withdrawal 
of the guidance does not change any law, regulation, or other legally 
binding

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requirement. For more information on NEPA and Federal agency compliance 
with NEPA, please see https://ceq.doe.gov/index.html.

(Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4332, 4342, 4344 and 40 CFR Parts 1500, 1501, 
1502, 1503, 1505, 1506, 1507, and 1508)

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 31, 2017.
Mary B. Neumayr,
Chief of Staff, Council on Environmental Quality.
[FR Doc. 2017-06770 Filed 4-4-17; 8:45 am]
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