Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, 44486 [2017-20288]

Download as PDF 44486 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Notices more of the purposes set forth in section 204(b) of the Act (22 U.S.C. 4304(b)) to designate 2820 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94123, which is owned by the Government of the Russian Federation, as a location and facilities for which entry or access is strictly prohibited by all individuals, including but not limited to representatives or employees of the Russian Government and their dependents, without first obtaining written permission from the Department of State’s Office of Foreign Missions. Such prohibitions will take effect as of 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on October 1, 2017. As a result, all persons on said property are required to depart the premises no later than the date and time stated above. For purposes of this determination, 2820 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94123, includes any buildings and/or improvements thereon and the land ancillary thereto. Access to the property will be subject to terms and conditions set forth by the Office of Foreign Missions. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2017–20269 Filed 9–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 3)] Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Surface Transportation Board. Notice of intent to renew AGENCY: ACTION: charter. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board (Board) intends to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC). ADDRESSES: A copy of the charter is available on the Board’s Web site at https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/retac.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 245–0284. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: RETAC was established by the Board on September 24, 2007, to provide advice and guidance to the Board, on a continuing basis, and to provide a forum for the discussion of emerging issues and concerns regarding the transportation by SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 rail of energy resources, including, but not necessarily limited to, coal and biofuels (such as ethanol), and petroleum. RETAC functions solely as an advisory body and complies with the provisions of FACA and its implementing regulations. RETAC consists of up to 25 voting members, excluding the governmental representatives. The membership comprises a balanced representation of individuals experienced in issues affecting the transportation of energy resources, including no fewer than: 5 representatives from the Class I railroads; 3 representatives from Class II and III railroads; 3 representatives from coal producers; 5 representatives from electric utilities (including at least one rural electric cooperative and one stateor municipally-owned utility); 4 representatives from biofuel feedstock growers or providers, and biofuel refiners, processors, and distributors; 2 representatives from private car owners, car lessors, or car manufacturers; and, 1 representative from the petroleum shipping industry. The Committee may also include up to 2 members with relevant experience but not necessarily affiliated with one of the aforementioned industries or sectors. All voting members of the Committee serve in a representative capacity on behalf of their respective industry or stakeholder group. The Vice Chairman of the Board is an ex officio (non-voting) member of RETAC. Representatives from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy, and Transportation; and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may be invited to serve on the Committee in an advisory capacity as ex officio (non-voting) members. RETAC meets at least twice a year, and meetings are open to the public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409 (1976). Further information about RETAC is available on the Board’s Web site (https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/retac.html) and at the GSA’s FACA Database (https://facadatabase.gov/). Decided: September 19, 2017. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–20288 Filed 9–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Actions Taken at September 7, 2017, Meeting Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As part of its regular business meeting held on September 7, 2017, in Elmira, New York, the Commission took the following actions: (1) Approved or tabled the applications of certain water resources projects; and (2) took additional actions, as set forth in the Supplementary Information below. DATES: September 7, 2017. ADDRESSES: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110–1788. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason E. Oyler, General Counsel, telephone: 717–238–0423, ext. 1312; fax: 717–238–2436; joyler@srbc.net. Regular mail inquiries may be sent to the above address. See also Commission Web site at www.srbc.net. 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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 3)]


Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew charter.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board 
(Board) intends to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation 
Advisory Committee (RETAC).

ADDRESSES: A copy of the charter is available on the Board's Web site 
at https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/retac.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins, Designated Federal 
Officer, at (202) 245-0284. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: 
(800) 877-8339].

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: RETAC was established by the Board on 
September 24, 2007, to provide advice and guidance to the Board, on a 
continuing basis, and to provide a forum for the discussion of emerging 
issues and concerns regarding the transportation by rail of energy 
resources, including, but not necessarily limited to, coal and biofuels 
(such as ethanol), and petroleum. RETAC functions solely as an advisory 
body and complies with the provisions of FACA and its implementing 
regulations.
    RETAC consists of up to 25 voting members, excluding the 
governmental representatives. The membership comprises a balanced 
representation of individuals experienced in issues affecting the 
transportation of energy resources, including no fewer than: 5 
representatives from the Class I railroads; 3 representatives from 
Class II and III railroads; 3 representatives from coal producers; 5 
representatives from electric utilities (including at least one rural 
electric cooperative and one state- or municipally-owned utility); 4 
representatives from biofuel feedstock growers or providers, and 
biofuel refiners, processors, and distributors; 2 representatives from 
private car owners, car lessors, or car manufacturers; and, 1 
representative from the petroleum shipping industry. The Committee may 
also include up to 2 members with relevant experience but not 
necessarily affiliated with one of the aforementioned industries or 
sectors. All voting members of the Committee serve in a representative 
capacity on behalf of their respective industry or stakeholder group. 
The Vice Chairman of the Board is an ex officio (non-voting) member of 
RETAC. Representatives from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, 
Energy, and Transportation; and the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission may be invited to serve on the Committee in an advisory 
capacity as ex officio (non-voting) members.
    RETAC meets at least twice a year, and meetings are open to the 
public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 
94-409 (1976).
    Further information about RETAC is available on the Board's Web 
site (https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/retac.html) and at the GSA's FACA 
Database (https://facadatabase.gov/).

    Decided: September 19, 2017.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2017-20288 Filed 9-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4915-01-P