Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group, 42717 [2017-19189]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 174 / Monday, September 11, 2017 / Notices www.stb.gov. Copies of the decision may be purchased by contacting the Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245– 0238. Decided: September 5, 2017. By the Board, Board Members Begeman, Elliott, and Miller. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–19100 Filed 9–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Federal Aviation Administration, (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The FAA and the National Park Service (NPS), in accordance with the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000, announce the next meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG). This notification provides the date, location, and agenda for the meeting. DATES: The NPOAG will meet on October 18 and October 19, 2017. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the FAA’s Regional Office, 6th Floor Executive Conference Room, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90261. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017. Although this is not a public meeting, this NPOAG meeting will be open to the public. Because seating is limited, members of the public wishing to attend will need to contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by September 29, 2017, to ensure sufficient meeting space is available to accommodate all attendees. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, AWP–1SP, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90261, telephone: (310) 725–3808, email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (NPATMA), enacted on April 5, 2000, Public Law 106–181, required the establishment of the NPOAG within one year after its VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Sep 08, 2017 Jkt 241001 enactment. The Act requires that the NPOAG be a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairperson of the advisory group. The duties of the NPOAG include providing advice, information, and recommendations to the FAA Administrator and the NPS Director on: Implementation of Public Law 106–181; quiet aircraft technology; other measures that might accommodate interests to visitors of national parks; and at the request of the Administrator and the Director, on safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over national parks or tribal lands. Agenda for the October 18–19, 2017 NPOAG Meetings The agenda for the meetings will include, but is not limited to, an update on ongoing park specific air tour planning projects, commercial air tour reporting, and the Grand Canyon quiet technology seasonal relief incentive. Attendance at the Meeting and Submission of Written Comments Although this is not a public meeting, interested persons may attend. Because seating is limited, please contact Keith Lusk (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT for phone number or email) by September 29, 2017, to ensure sufficient meeting space is available to accommodate all attendees. Written comments regarding the meeting will be accepted directly from attendees or may be sent to Keith Lusk (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT for address and email. Record of the Meeting If you cannot attend the NPOAG meeting, a summary record of the meeting will be made available under the NPOAG section of the FAA ATMP Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/ office_org/headquarters_offices/arc/ programs/air_tour_management_plan/ parks_overflights_group/minutes.cfm or through the Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3808. PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42717 Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on August 31, 2017. Keith Lusk, Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region. 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The information collection is for midshipmen or graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) or cadets or graduates of a State Maritime Academy (SMA) who received Student Incentive Payment (SIP) Program payments to determine if: (1) A waiver should be granted of all or a portion of the service obligation contract in cases where there would be undue hardship or impossibility of performance due to accident, illness or other justifiable reasons; (2) a deferment of all or a portion of the service obligation should be granted for the purpose of entering a marine or maritime-related graduate course of study; or (3) an original decision of items 1 or 2 should be overturned based on a student or graduate’s appeal. Their service obligation is required by law. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 13, 2017. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 174 (Monday, September 11, 2017)]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-19189]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory 
Group

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The FAA and the National Park Service (NPS), in accordance 
with the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000, announce the 
next meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG). 
This notification provides the date, location, and agenda for the 
meeting.

DATES: The NPOAG will meet on October 18 and October 19, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the FAA's Regional Office, 
6th Floor Executive Conference Room, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, 
Lawndale, CA 90261. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 
p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Thursday, October 19, 2017. Although this is not a public meeting, this 
NPOAG meeting will be open to the public. Because seating is limited, 
members of the public wishing to attend will need to contact the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by September 29, 2017, to 
ensure sufficient meeting space is available to accommodate all 
attendees.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, AWP-1SP, Special Programs 
Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region 
Headquarters, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90261, telephone: 
(310) 725-3808, email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (NPATMA), 
enacted on April 5, 2000, Public Law 106-181, required the 
establishment of the NPOAG within one year after its enactment. The Act 
requires that the NPOAG be a balanced group of representatives of 
general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental 
concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and 
the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of 
the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve 
alternating 1-year terms as chairperson of the advisory group.
    The duties of the NPOAG include providing advice, information, and 
recommendations to the FAA Administrator and the NPS Director on: 
Implementation of Public Law 106-181; quiet aircraft technology; other 
measures that might accommodate interests to visitors of national 
parks; and at the request of the Administrator and the Director, on 
safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour 
operations over national parks or tribal lands.

Agenda for the October 18-19, 2017 NPOAG Meetings

    The agenda for the meetings will include, but is not limited to, an 
update on ongoing park specific air tour planning projects, commercial 
air tour reporting, and the Grand Canyon quiet technology seasonal 
relief incentive.

Attendance at the Meeting and Submission of Written Comments

    Although this is not a public meeting, interested persons may 
attend. Because seating is limited, please contact Keith Lusk (see FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT for phone number or email) by September 29, 
2017, to ensure sufficient meeting space is available to accommodate 
all attendees.
    Written comments regarding the meeting will be accepted directly 
from attendees or may be sent to Keith Lusk (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT for address and email.

Record of the Meeting

    If you cannot attend the NPOAG meeting, a summary record of the 
meeting will be made available under the NPOAG section of the FAA ATMP 
Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/arc/programs/air_tour_management_plan/parks_overflights_group/minutes.cfm or through the Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific 
Region, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2007, telephone: (310) 
725-3808.

    Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on August 31, 2017.
Keith Lusk,
Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region.
[FR Doc. 2017-19189 Filed 9-8-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-13-P