Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, 24108-24109 [2017-10732]

Download as PDF 24108 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 100 / Thursday, May 25, 2017 / Notices individual restoration alternatives, including a no action alternative, evaluated in accordance with OPA and NEPA. The ten alternatives under the Final RP/EIS are as follows: • Alternative 1 (Preferred Alternative): Gulf State Park Lodge and Associated Public Access Amenities • Alternative 2 (Preferred Alternative): Fort Morgan Pier Rehabilitation • Alternative 3: Fort Morgan Peninsula Public Access Improvements • Alternative 4: Gulf Highlands Land Acquisition and Improvements • Alternative 5 (Preferred Alternative): Laguna Cove Little Lagoon Natural Resource Protection • Alternative 6 (Preferred Alternative): Bayfront Park Restoration and Improvements • Alternative 7 (Preferred Alternative): Dauphin Island EcoTourism and Environmental Education Area • Alternative 8: Mid-Island Parks and Public Beach Improvements (Parcels A, B, and C) • Alternative 9: (Preferred Alternative): Mid-Island Parks and Public Beach Improvements (Parcels B and C) • Alternative 10: No Action/Natural Recovery A Notice of Availability of the Final RP/EIS was published in the Federal Register on April 14, 2017 (82 FR 17975). In the Final RP/EIS, the Alabama TIG presented its analysis of ten restoration alternatives (including the no action alternative) for addressing the loss of recreational shoreline use in Alabama as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the selection of six of these alternatives for implementation. As documented in the Record of Decision (ROD) signed on May 16, 2017, the Alabama TIG has: Reviewed the injury to natural resources and services caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident as outlined in the ‘‘Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)’’, specifically the injury to recreational shoreline use in Alabama; analyzed alternatives to restore that injury; considered environmental impacts associated with the restoration alternatives, including the extent to which any adverse impacts could be mitigated; considered public and agency comments; and considered the funding allocations required for restoration. Based on these considerations, the ROD presents the Alabama TIG’s decision to select VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 May 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 Alternatives 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 and 9 for implementation. The AL TIG also concludes that all practicable means to avoid or minimize environmental harm from the alternatives selected have been adopted, and, where consultations are currently incomplete, the AL TIG will commit to additional minimization measures in forthcoming consultations. Administrative Record The documents included in the Administrative Record can be viewed electronically at the following location: http://www.doi.gov/deepwaterhorizon/ adminrecord. The DWH Trustees opened a publicly available Administrative Record for the NRDA for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, including restoration planning activities, concurrently with publication of the 2011 Notice of Intent to Begin Restoration Scoping and Prepare a Gulf Spill Restoration Planning PEIS (pursuant to 15 CFR 990.45). The Administrative Record includes the relevant administrative records since its date of inception. This Administrative Record is actively maintained and available for public review, and includes the administrative record for the RP/EIS. Authority: The authority of this action is the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), the implementing NRDA regulations found at 15 CFR part 990, and NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). Dated: May 22, 2017. Carrie Selberg, Deputy Director, Office of Habitat Conservation, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–10708 Filed 5–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF443 Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee’s (MAFAC’s) Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force (CBP Task Force). The CBP Task Force will discuss the issues SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 outlined in the SUPPLEMENTARY below. INFORMATION The meeting will be held June 27, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on June 28, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Wenatchee Convention Center at the Stanley Civic Center, 121 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Cheney; NFMS West Coast Region (503) 231–6730; email: Katherine.Cheney@noaa.gov. Notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC’s CBP Task Force. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The complete MAFAC charter and summaries of prior MAFAC meetings are located online at http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/. The CBP Task Force reports to MAFAC and is being convened to discuss and develop recommendations for long-term goals to meet Columbia Basin salmon recovery, conservation needs, and harvest opportunities. These goals will be developed in the context of habitat capacity and other factors that affect salmon mortality. More information is available at the CBP Task Force Web page: http://www.westcoast.fisheries. noaa.gov/columbia_river/index.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Matters To Be Considered The meeting time and agenda are subject to change. Updated information will be available on the CBP Task Force Web page above. The meeting is convened to conduct the work of the CBP Task Force. Meeting topics include developing principles for quantitative goal setting, progress on applying the analytical framework to example species, and updates to the work plan. The meeting is open to the public as observers, and a public comment period will be provided on June 28, 2017, from 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. to accept public input, limited to the time available. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Katherine Cheney; 503–231–6730, by June 12, 2017. E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 100 / Thursday, May 25, 2017 / Notices Dated: May 19, 2017 Jennifer Lukens, Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–10732 Filed 5–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery; Request for Nominations Department of the Army, DoD. Notice; request for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery is an independent Federal advisory committee chartered to provide the Secretary of Defense, through 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 Committee is comprised of no more than nine (9) members. Subject to the approval of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army appoints no more than seven (7) of these members. The purpose of this notice is to solicit nominations from a wide range of highly qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the Committee. Nominees may be appointed as members of the Committee and its sub-committees for terms of service ranging from one to four years. This notice solicits nominations to fill Committee membership vacancies that may occur through October 30, 2017. Nominees must be preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise. DATES: All nominations must be received (see ADDRESSES) no later than August 1, 2017. ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit a resume for consideration by the Department of the Army to the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer at the following address: Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery, ATTN: Designated Federal Officer (DFO) (Ms. Yates), Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Renea C. Yates, Designated Federal Officer, by email at VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 May 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 renea.c.yates.civ@mail.mil or by telephone 877–907–8585. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery was established pursuant to Title 10, United States Code Section 4723. The selection, service and appointment of members of the Committee are publicized in the Committee Charter, available on the Arlington National Cemetery Web site http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ About/Advisory-Committee-onArlington-National-Cemetery/Charter. The substance of the provisions of the Charter is as follows: a. Selection. The Committee Charter provides that the Committee shall be comprised of no more than nine members, all of whom are preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise. Of these, no more than seven members are nominated by the Secretary of the Army. By direction of the Secretary of the Army, all resumes submitted in response to this notice will be presented to and reviewed by a panel of three senior Army leaders. Potential nominees shall be prioritized after review and consideration of their resumes for: Demonstrated technical/professional expertise; preeminence in a field(s) of interest or expertise; potential contribution to membership balance in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed; potential organizational and financial conflicts of interest; commitment to our Nation’s veterans and their families; and published points of view relevant to the objectives of the Committee. The panel will provide the DFO with a prioritized list of potential nominees for consideration by the Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries, in making an initial recommendation to the Secretary of the Army. The Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries; the Secretary of the Army; and the Secretary of Defense are not limited or bound by the recommendations of the Army senior leader panel. Sources in addition to this Federal Register notice may be utilized in the solicitation and selection of nominations. b. Service. The Secretary of Defense may approve the appointment of a Committee member for a one-to-four year term of service; however, no member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense, may serve on the Committee or authorized subcommittee for more than two consecutive terms of service. The Secretary of the Army shall designate the Committee Chair from the total Advisory Committee membership. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24109 The Committee meets at the call of the DFO, in consultation with the Committee Chair. It is estimated that the Committee meets four times per year. c. Appointment. The operations of the Committee and the appointment of members are subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended) and departmental implementing regulations, including Department of Defense Instruction 5105.04, Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee Management Program, available at http:// www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/ 510504p.pdf. Appointed members who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of Title 5, United States Code Section 3109 and shall serve as special government employees. Committee members appointed as special government employees shall serve without compensation except that travel and per diem expenses associated with official Committee activities are reimbursable. Additional information about the Committee is available on the Internet at: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ About/Advisory-Committee-onArlington-National-Cemetery/Charter. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–10716 Filed 5–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Government-Industry Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Federal advisory committee meeting notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Government-Industry Advisory Panel. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 14 and 15, 2017. Public registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. on each day. For entrance into the meeting, you must meet the necessary requirements for entrance into the Pentagon. For more detailed information, please see the following link: http://www.pfpa.mil/access.html. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 100 (Thursday, May 25, 2017)]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-10732]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF443


Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the 
Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee's 
(MAFAC's) Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force (CBP Task Force). The 
CBP Task Force will discuss the issues outlined in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION below.

DATES: The meeting will be held June 27, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
and on June 28, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Wenatchee Convention Center 
at the Stanley Civic Center, 121 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 
98801.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Cheney; NFMS West Coast 
Region (503) 231-6730; email: Katherine.Cheney@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of 
MAFAC's CBP Task Force. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of 
Commerce (Secretary) and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all 
living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the 
Department of Commerce. The complete MAFAC charter and summaries of 
prior MAFAC meetings are located online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/. The CBP Task Force reports to MAFAC and is being convened 
to discuss and develop recommendations for long-term goals to meet 
Columbia Basin salmon recovery, conservation needs, and harvest 
opportunities. These goals will be developed in the context of habitat 
capacity and other factors that affect salmon mortality. More 
information is available at the CBP Task Force Web page: http://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/columbia_river/index.html.

Matters To Be Considered

    The meeting time and agenda are subject to change. Updated 
information will be available on the CBP Task Force Web page above.
    The meeting is convened to conduct the work of the CBP Task Force. 
Meeting topics include developing principles for quantitative goal 
setting, progress on applying the analytical framework to example 
species, and updates to the work plan. The meeting is open to the 
public as observers, and a public comment period will be provided on 
June 28, 2017, from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. to accept public input, limited 
to the time available.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Katherine Cheney; 503-231-6730, by June 12, 2017.


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    Dated: May 19, 2017
Jennifer Lukens,
Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-10732 Filed 5-24-17; 8:45 am]
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