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Background The United States-Singapore FTA entered into force on January 1, 2004. On October 4, 2017, the United States and Singapore will hold a public session for the meeting on FTA Environment Chapter implementation in Singapore. The purpose of the meeting is to review implementation of Chapter 18 (Environment). USTR invites interested organizations and members of the public to attend the public session, and to submit in advance written comments or suggestions regarding implementation of E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 45658 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 188 / Friday, September 29, 2017 / Notices Chapter 18 and any issues that should be discussed at the meetings. If you would like to attend the public session, please notify Emily Dougherty at the email address listed below under the heading ‘‘ADDRESSES.’’ Please include your full name and any organization or group you represent. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES II. Public Comments USTR invites written comments or suggestions regarding implementation of Chapter 18 and any issues that should be discussed at the meetings. USTR also invites interested organizations and members of the public to attend the public session. In preparing comments, we encourage you to refer to Chapter 18 of the FTA (https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/freetrade-agreements/singapore-fta/finaltext), and the Final Environmental Review of the FTA (https://ustr.gov/ sites/default/files/ Singapore%20final%20review.pdf). You can find additional information about the FTA on the USTR Web site at https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/freetrade-agreements/singapore-fta. III. Submission Instructions If you would like to attend the public session, you must contact Emily Dougherty at Emily_I_Dougherty@ ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395–6336 with your full name and any organization or group you represent. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 188 (Friday, September 29, 2017)]
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

[Docket No. USTR-2017-0021]


Meeting on Implementation of the United States-Singapore Free 
Trade Agreement Environment Chapter

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Request for comments and meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States and Singapore intend to hold a meeting on 
implementation of Chapter 18 (Environment) of the United States-
Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The Office of the United States 
Trade Representative (USTR) requests written comments or suggestions 
concerning any relevant issues.

DATES: October 2, 2017 at midnight EST: Deadline for submission of 
written comments. October 4, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.: The United States and 
Singapore will hold a public session for the meeting on FTA Environment 
Chapter implementation at the Envision Hub, Level 23 of the Environment 
Building located at 40 Scotts Road, Singapore 228231.

ADDRESSES: You should submit written comments through the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions 
for submitting comments in section III below. For alternatives to on-
line submissions, please contact Emily Dougherty at 
Emily_I_Dougherty@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395-6336 before transmitting a 
comment and in advance of the relevant deadline.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Dougherty, Office of Environment 
and Natural Resources, at Emily_I_Dougherty@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395-
6336. You can find information about the United States-Singapore FTA at 
https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements/singapore-fta.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The United States-Singapore FTA entered into force on January 1, 
2004. On October 4, 2017, the United States and Singapore will hold a 
public session for the meeting on FTA Environment Chapter 
implementation in Singapore. The purpose of the meeting is to review 
implementation of Chapter 18 (Environment).
    USTR invites interested organizations and members of the public to 
attend the public session, and to submit in advance written comments or 
suggestions regarding implementation of

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Chapter 18 and any issues that should be discussed at the meetings. If 
you would like to attend the public session, please notify Emily 
Dougherty at the email address listed below under the heading 
``ADDRESSES.'' Please include your full name and any organization or 
group you represent.

II. Public Comments

    USTR invites written comments or suggestions regarding 
implementation of Chapter 18 and any issues that should be discussed at 
the meetings. USTR also invites interested organizations and members of 
the public to attend the public session.
    In preparing comments, we encourage you to refer to Chapter 18 of 
the FTA (https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements/singapore-fta/final-text), and the Final Environmental Review of the 
FTA (https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/Singapore%20final%20review.pdf). You can find additional information 
about the FTA on the USTR Web site at https://ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements/singapore-fta.

III. Submission Instructions

    If you would like to attend the public session, you must contact 
Emily Dougherty at Emily_I_Dougherty@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 395-6336 
with your full name and any organization or group you represent.
    All comments and suggestions must be submitted in English and sent 
electronically via www.regulations.gov. To submit comments, locate the 
docket (folder) by entering the docket number USTR-2017-0021 in the 
``Enter Keyword or IP'' window at the regulations.gov homepage and 
click ``Search.'' The site will provide a search-results page listing 
all documents associated with this docket. Locate the reference to this 
notice by selecting ``Notice'' under ``Document Type'' on the left side 
of the search-results page, and click on the link entitled ``Comment 
Now!'' You should provide comments in an attached document, and name 
the file according to the following protocol, as appropriate: Commenter 
Name, or Organization, US-Singapore FTA Environment Chapter. Please 
include the following information in the ``Type Comment'' field: ``US-
Singapore FTA Environment Chapter.'' USTR prefers submissions in 
Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. If the submission 
is in another file format, please indicate the name of the software 
application in the ``Type Comment'' field. For further information on 
using the www.regulations.gov Web site, please select ``How to Use 
Regulations.gov'' on the bottom of any page.
    Please do not attach separate cover letters to electronic 
submissions; rather, include any information that might appear in a 
cover letter in the comments themselves. Similarly, to the extent 
possible, please include any exhibits, annexes, or other attachments in 
the same file as the comment itself, rather than submitting them as 
separate files.
    For any comment submitted electronically that contains business 
confidential information, the file name of the business confidential 
version should begin with the characters ``BC''. Any page containing 
business confidential information must be clearly marked ``BUSINESS 
CONFIDENTIAL'' on the top of that page and the submission should 
clearly indicate, via brackets, highlighting, or other means, the 
specific information that is business confidential. A filer requesting 
business confidential treatment must certify that the information is 
business confidential and would not customarily be released to the 
public by the submitter. Additionally, the submitter should type 
``Business Confidential US-Singapore FTA Environment Chapter'' in the 
``Comment'' field.
    Filers of comments containing business confidential information 
also must submit a public version of their comments. The file name of 
the public version should begin with the character ``P''. The non-
business confidential version will be placed in the docket at 
www.regulations.gov and be available for public inspection.
    As noted, USTR strongly urges submitters to file comments through 
www.regulations.gov. You must make any alternative arrangements in 
advance of the relevant deadline and before transmitting a comment by 
contacting Emily Dougherty at Emily_I_Dougherty@ustr.eop.gov or (202) 
395-6336.
    We will post comments in the docket for public inspection, except 
business confidential information. You can view comments on the https://www.regulations.gov Web site by entering docket number USTR-2017-0021 
in the search field on the home page.

Jennifer Prescott,
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Environment and Natural 
Resources, Office of the United States Trade Representative.
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