Certification Pursuant to Section 7045(a)(4)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017, 41087-41088 [2017-18303]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices • combat human smuggling and trafficking; • improve border security, including to prevent illegal migration, human smuggling and trafficking, and trafficking of illicit drugs and other contraband; and • cooperate with United States Government agencies and other governments in the region to facilitate the return, repatriation, and reintegration of illegal migrants arriving at the southwest border of the United States who do not qualify for asylum, consistent with international law. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be reported to Congress. Dated: August 22, 2017. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State. Philip F. Reilly. They bring to their deliberations distinguished backgrounds in government service the Board will submit its conclusions and recommendations to Secretary Tillerson within 60 days of its first meeting, unless the Chair determines a need for additional time. Within the timeframes required by statute following receipt of the report, the Department will report to Congress on recommendations made by the Board. Anyone with information relevant to the Board’s examination of these incidents should contact the Board promptly at (202) 647–6427 or send a fax to the Board at (202) 647–5792. William E. Todd, Director General of the Foreign Service, Acting, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–18249 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P [FR Doc. 2017–18305 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE BILLING CODE 4710–29–P [Public Notice 10103] DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10101] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Convening of an Accountability Review Board To Examine the Circumstances Surrounding the Deaths of Local Guard Contractors Providing Security for the U.S. Government Mission to Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 31, 2017 SUMMARY: On May 31, 2017, in Kabul, Afghanistan, ten local guard contractors funded by the Department of State were killed in a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack while performing their security duties. The Department of State’s Accountability Review Board Permanent Coordinating Committee reviewed the incident, determined that it involved loss of life related to a U.S. mission abroad, and recommended that the Secretary convene an Accountability Review Board to investigate the incident further. Pursuant to Section 301 of the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986, as amended, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has convened an Accountability Review Board to examine the facts and circumstances of the attacks and to report findings and recommendations as it deems appropriate, in keeping with its mandate. The Secretary has appointed Pamela E. Bridgewater, a retired U.S. Ambassador, as Chair of the Board. The other Board members are Ambassador (retired) Carol A. Rodley, Mr. Patrick R. Hayes, Mr. Lee R. Lohman, and Mr. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Certification Pursuant to the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Secretary of State, including pursuant to section 7045(a)(4)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, Pub. L. 115–31), I hereby certify that the central government of Honduras is taking effective steps, which are in addition to those steps taken since the certification and report submitted during the prior year, to: • Inform its citizens of the dangers of the journey to the southwest border of the United States; • Combat human smuggling and trafficking; • Improve border security, including to prevent illegal migration, human smuggling and trafficking, and trafficking of illicit drugs and other contraband; and • Cooperate with United States Government agencies and other governments in the region to facilitate the return, repatriation, and reintegration of illegal migrants arriving at the southwest border of the United States who do not qualify for asylum, consistent with international law. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be reported to Congress. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41087 Dated: August 22, 2017. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2017–18304 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10098] Proposal To Extend Cultural Property Agreement between the United States and Cambodia Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Proposal of an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Material from Cambodia from the Bronze Age through the Khmer Era. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Foster, Cultural Heritage Center, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: 202–632–6301; CulProp@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 2602(f)(1), the Department proposes an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia. A copy of the Memorandum of Understanding, the Designated List of categories of material restricted from import into the United States, and related information can be found at the Cultural Heritage Center Web site: http://culturalheritage.state.gov. D. Bruce Wharton, Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–18280 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10104] Certification Pursuant to Section 7045(a)(4)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Secretary of State, including pursuant to section 7045(a)(4)(A) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, Pub. L. 115–31), I hereby certify that the central government of El Salvador is taking effective steps, which are in addition to those steps taken since the certification E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 41088 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices and report submitted during the prior year, to: • Inform its citizens of the dangers of the journey to the southwest border of the United States; • combat human smuggling and trafficking; • improve border security, including to prevent illegal migration, human smuggling and trafficking, and trafficking of illicit drugs and other contraband; and • cooperate with United States Government agencies and other governments in the region to facilitate the return, repatriation, and reintegration of illegal migrants arriving at the southwest border of the United States who do not qualify for asylum, consistent with international law. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be reported to Congress. Dated: August 22, 2017. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2017–18303 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 4)] Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting Surface Transportation Board (Board). ACTION: Notice of National Grain Car Council meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. (CDT), and is expected to conclude at 5:00 p.m. (CDT). The meeting will be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, 401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112 (816–756–1500). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Forstall at (202) 245–0241 or alfred.forstall@stb.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the NGCC, pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., app. 2 10(a)(2). The NGCC was established by the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) as a working group to facilitate privatesector solutions and recommendations to the ICC (and now the Board) on matters affecting rail grain car availability and transportation. Nat’l Grain Car Supply—Conference of Interested Parties, EP 519 (ICC served Jan. 7, 1994). The general purpose of this meeting is to discuss rail carrier preparedness to transport the 2017 grain harvest. Agenda items include the following: Remarks by Board Acting Chairman Ann D. Begeman, Board Vice Chairman and NGCC Co-Chairman Daniel R. Elliott III, and Commissioner Deb Miller; reports by member groups on expectations for the upcoming harvest, domestic and foreign markets, the supply of rail cars and rail service; and a presentation on disruptive technologies in freight transportation and logistics. The full agenda, along with other information regarding the NGCC, is posted on the Board Web site at https://www.stb.gov/ stb/rail/graincar_council.html. The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR part 102–3; the NGCC Charter; and Board procedures. Public Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments to the NGCC at any time. Comments should be addressed to NGCC, c/o Fred Forstall, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001 or alfred.forstall@stb.gov. Any further communications about this meeting will be announced through the STB Web site. Decided: August 24, 2016. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Rena Laws-Byrum, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–18253 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact/ Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for the Midfield Development Program at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), Columbus, Ohio Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the FAA has prepared and approved (June 22, 2017) a FONSI/ROD based on the Final EA for the CMH Midfield Development Project. The Final EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, FAA Orders 1050.1F, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ and 5050.4B, ‘‘NEPA Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions’’. This notice is applicable August 29, 2017. DATES: Mr. Ernest Gubry, Environmental Protection Specialist, DET–606, Federal Aviation Administration, Detroit Airport District Office, 11677 South Wayne Road, Suite 107, Romulus, MI 48174. Telephone number: 734–229–2905. Copies of the FONSI/ROD and/or Final EA are available upon written request by contacting Mr. Ernest Gubry through the contact information above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Final EA evaluated the CMH Midfield Development Project. The purpose of the project is to provide sufficient parking capacity to meet current and forecast demand while maintaining an acceptable level of service; provide sufficient rental car capacity and facilities to meet current and forecast demand while maintaining an acceptable level of service; provide sufficient terminal capacity and improved level of service; increase the efficiency of the airfield and reduce airfield taxi time; maximize the use of airport land not needed for aeronautical development; and provide sufficient facilities for aircraft fueling to support current and forecast airport operations. The Final EA identified and evaluated all reasonable alternatives. Numerous alternatives were considered but did not meet the purpose and need. Based on the analysis in the Final EA, the FAA has determined that the proposed alternative will not result in significant impacts to resources identified in accordance with FAA Orders 1050.1F and 5050.4B. Therefore, an environmental impact statement will not be prepared. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issued in Detroit, Michigan on August 18, 2017. John L. Mayfield Jr., Manager, Detroit Airports District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. 2017–18330 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41087-41088]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18303]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10104]


Certification Pursuant to Section 7045(a)(4)(A) of the Department 
of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 
2017

    By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Secretary of State, 
including pursuant to section 7045(a)(4)(A) of the Department of State, 
Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. 
J, Pub. L. 115-31), I hereby certify that the central government of El 
Salvador is taking effective steps, which are in addition to those 
steps taken since the certification

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and report submitted during the prior year, to:
     Inform its citizens of the dangers of the journey to the 
southwest border of the United States;
     combat human smuggling and trafficking;
     improve border security, including to prevent illegal 
migration, human smuggling and trafficking, and trafficking of illicit 
drugs and other contraband; and
     cooperate with United States Government agencies and other 
governments in the region to facilitate the return, repatriation, and 
reintegration of illegal migrants arriving at the southwest border of 
the United States who do not qualify for asylum, consistent with 
international law.
    This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, 
along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be 
reported to Congress.

    Dated: August 22, 2017.
Rex W. Tillerson,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-18303 Filed 8-28-17; 8:45 am]
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