Pipeline Safety: Coastal Ecological Unusually Sensitive Areas Public Meeting, 48151-48152 [2017-22319]

Download as PDF ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 198 / Monday, October 16, 2017 / Notices Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. 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The meeting will not be webcast; however, a conference call number and presentation slides will be available to remote participants, and any documents presented will be available on the meeting Web site and posted on the EGov Web site at http:// www.regulations.gov in docket number PHMSA–2017–0094 within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments: Written comments on the meeting may be submitted to the docket in the following ways: E-Gov Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number PHMSA–2017–0094 at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You should know that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an * * * * * By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: October 11, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–22311 Filed 10–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2017–0094] Pipeline Safety: Coastal Ecological Unusually Sensitive Areas Public Meeting Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a oneday public meeting to discuss applicable definitions and available geospatial information system (GIS) data sources for marine coastal waters, coastal beaches and the Great Lakes, pertaining to Coastal Ecological Unusually Sensitive Areas (USA). DATES: The Coastal Ecological USA public meeting will occur on November 17, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Members of the public who wish to attend in person are asked to register no later than November 7, 2017, to facilitate entry and guarantee seating. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify PHMSA no later than November 7, 2017. For additional information, please see the ADDRESSES section of this notice. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at a location yet to be determined in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The meeting location, agenda and any SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Participation This meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend in person are asked to register at: https://primis.phmsa.dot.gov/ meetings/MtgHome.mtg?mtg=129 to facilitate entry and guarantee seating. Members of the public who attend in person will also be provided an opportunity to make a statement during the meeting. E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1 48152 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 198 / Monday, October 16, 2017 / Notices association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, you may want to review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477) or view the Privacy Notice at www.regulations.gov before submitting any such comments. Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents, go to www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12–140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the following statement: ‘‘Comments on PHMSA– 2017–0094.’’ The Docket Clerk will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. mail. II. Meeting Details and Agenda The Coastal Ecological USA public meeting will include discussions from government and industry stakeholders on proposed definition, available GIS data sources, and how Coastal Ecological USA protect the public and environment through integrity management planning. The meeting will also include facilitated discussions with meeting participants and experts to understand additional perspectives on proposed definitions and recommended GIS data sources. Privacy Act Statement Community Development Financial Institutions Fund DOT may solicit comments from the public regarding certain general notices. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. For information about the meeting, contact Leigha Gooding by phone at 202–366– 0667 or by email at leigha.gooding@ dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES I. Background Section 19 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114–183) requires PHMSA to expand the definition of an Ecological resource USA (as defined in 49 CFR 195.6(b)) to include the Great Lakes, coastal beaches and marine coastal waters. All USAs are treated as high consequence areas (HCAs), which are subject to stricter safety and maintenance standards (such as 49 CFR 195.452). To address this mandate, PHMSA must define and map these areas. The focus of this one-day public meeting is to bring pipeline safety stakeholders together to discuss applicable definitions and available GIS data sources for Great Lakes, coastal beaches and marine coastal waters. Stakeholder feedback may inform future policy efforts impacting the definition of a Coastal Ecological USA. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Oct 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2017, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. Alan K. Mayberry, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 2017–22319 Filed 10–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Community Development Advisory Board Meeting ACTION: Notice of open meeting. This notice announces an open meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board), which provides advice to the Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The meeting will be open to the public via live webcast. The link to the live webcast can be found in the meeting announcement found at the top of www.cdfifund.gov/cdab. DATES: The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, November 16, 2017. ADDRESSES: The Advisory Board meeting will be held in the Cash Room at the U.S. Department of the Treasury located at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220. Submission of Written Statements: Participation in the discussions at the meeting will be limited to Advisory Board members, Department of the Treasury staff, and certain invited guests. Anyone who would like to have the Advisory Board consider a written statement must submit it by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Send paper statements to Bill Luecht, Senior Advisor, Office of Legislative and External Affairs, CDFI Fund, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220. Send electronic statements to AdvisoryBoard@cdfi.treas.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In general, the CDFI Fund will make all statements available in their original format, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers, for public inspection and photocopying at the CDFI Fund. The CDFI Fund is open on official business days between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. You can make an appointment to inspect statements by emailing AdvisoryBoard@cdfi.treas.gov. All statements received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should only submit information that you wish to make publicly available. Bill Luecht, Senior Advisor, Office of Legislative and External Affairs, CDFI Fund, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, (202) 653–0322 (this is not a toll free number) or AdvisoryBoard@cdfi.treas.gov. Other information regarding the CDFI Fund and its programs may be obtained through the CDFI Fund’s Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Section 104(d) of the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103– 325), which created the CDFI Fund, established the Advisory Board. The charter for the Advisory Board has been filed in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury. The function of the Advisory Board is to advise the Director of the CDFI Fund (who has been delegated the authority to administer the CDFI Fund) on the policies regarding the activities of the CDFI Fund. The Advisory Board does not advise the CDFI Fund on approving or declining any particular application for monetary or non-monetary awards. The Advisory Board shall meet at least annually. In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 and the regulations thereunder, Bill Luecht, Designated Federal Officer of the Advisory Board, has ordered publication of this notice that the Advisory Board will convene an open meeting, which will be held in the Cash Room at the U.S. Department of the Treasury located at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The room will accommodate up to 50 members of the public on a first-come, first-served basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 198 (Monday, October 16, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48151-48152]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-22319]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2017-0094]


Pipeline Safety: Coastal Ecological Unusually Sensitive Areas 
Public Meeting

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a one-day public meeting to discuss 
applicable definitions and available geospatial information system 
(GIS) data sources for marine coastal waters, coastal beaches and the 
Great Lakes, pertaining to Coastal Ecological Unusually Sensitive Areas 
(USA).

DATES: The Coastal Ecological USA public meeting will occur on November 
17, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Members of the public who 
wish to attend in person are asked to register no later than November 
7, 2017, to facilitate entry and guarantee seating. Individuals 
requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other 
ancillary aids, are asked to notify PHMSA no later than November 7, 
2017. For additional information, please see the ADDRESSES section of 
this notice.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at a location yet to be determined 
in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The meeting location, agenda 
and any additional information will be published once they are 
finalized on the following public meeting registration page at: https://primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/MtgHome.mtg?mtg=129.

Public Participation

    This meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public who 
wish to attend in person are asked to register at: https://primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/MtgHome.mtg?mtg=129 to facilitate entry 
and guarantee seating. Members of the public who attend in person will 
also be provided an opportunity to make a statement during the meeting.

Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    The public meeting will be physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign 
language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify 
Leigha Gooding at leigha.gooding@dot.gov.
    The meeting will not be webcast; however, a conference call number 
and presentation slides will be available to remote participants, and 
any documents presented will be available on the meeting Web site and 
posted on the E-Gov Web site at http://www.regulations.gov in docket 
number PHMSA-2017-0094 within 30 days following the meeting.
    Written comments: Written comments on the meeting may be submitted 
to the docket in the following ways:
    E-Gov Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. This site allows the 
public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any 
agency.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation 
(DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    Hand Delivery: Room W12-140 on the ground level of the DOT West 
Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. 
and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
    Instructions: Identify the docket number PHMSA-2017-0094 at the 
beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be 
posted without change to www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided. You should know that anyone is able to search the 
electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the 
name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, 
if submitted on behalf of an

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association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, you may want to 
review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register 
published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477) or view the Privacy Notice 
at www.regulations.gov before submitting any such comments.
    Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents, 
go to www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12-140 on the ground 
level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, 
DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.
    If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written 
comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the 
following statement: ``Comments on PHMSA-2017-0094.'' The Docket Clerk 
will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. 
mail.

Privacy Act Statement

    DOT may solicit comments from the public regarding certain general 
notices. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal 
information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as 
described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL- 14 FDMS), which can 
be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the meeting, 
contact Leigha Gooding by phone at 202-366-0667 or by email at 
leigha.gooding@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    Section 19 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and 
Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114-183) requires PHMSA to expand 
the definition of an Ecological resource USA (as defined in 49 CFR 
195.6(b)) to include the Great Lakes, coastal beaches and marine 
coastal waters. All USAs are treated as high consequence areas (HCAs), 
which are subject to stricter safety and maintenance standards (such as 
49 CFR 195.452). To address this mandate, PHMSA must define and map 
these areas. The focus of this one-day public meeting is to bring 
pipeline safety stakeholders together to discuss applicable definitions 
and available GIS data sources for Great Lakes, coastal beaches and 
marine coastal waters. Stakeholder feedback may inform future policy 
efforts impacting the definition of a Coastal Ecological USA.

II. Meeting Details and Agenda

    The Coastal Ecological USA public meeting will include discussions 
from government and industry stakeholders on proposed definition, 
available GIS data sources, and how Coastal Ecological USA protect the 
public and environment through integrity management planning. The 
meeting will also include facilitated discussions with meeting 
participants and experts to understand additional perspectives on 
proposed definitions and recommended GIS data sources.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2017, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR 1.97.
Alan K. Mayberry,
Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety.
[FR Doc. 2017-22319 Filed 10-13-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-60-P