Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada, 60973-60974 [2017-27754]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Notices To contact the DFO, write to: Designated Federal Officer, Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel, Office of the Deputy Secretary of the Navy for Policy, 1000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350. Dated: December 18, 2017. E.K. Baldini, Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–27760 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0161] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2019) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 25, 2018. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2017–ICCD–0161. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Room 216–34, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela at 202–245–7377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2019) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test. OMB Control Number: 1850–0695. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 40,666. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 10,974. Abstract: The Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is an international assessment of fourth and eighth grade students’ achievement in mathematics and science. Since its inception in 1995, TIMSS has continued to assess students every 4 years. The United States will participate in TIMSS 2019 to continue to monitor the progress of its students compared to that of other nations and to provide data on factors that may influence student achievement. New in 2019, TIMSS will be a technology-based assessment conducted in an electronic format. TIMSS is designed by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), and is conducted in the U.S. by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). In preparation for the TIMSS 2019 main study, in April-May 2017, U.S. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60973 participated in a pilot study to assist in the development of eTIMSS and, in March through April 2018, U.S. will participate in a field test to evaluate new assessment items and background questions. The TIMSS 2019 Main Study data collection will take place from April through May 2019, with recruitment beginning in spring 2018. This request is to conduct the TIMSS 2019 field test and to begin recruitment of schools, teachers, and students for the main study. In November 2017, NCES will submit a request for the TIMSS 2019 Main Study data collection. Dated: December 20, 2017. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–27747 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Nevada Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Beatty Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, Beatty, Nevada 89003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Ulmer, Board Administrator, 232 Energy Way, M/S 167, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030. Phone: (702) 630– 0522; Fax (702) 295–2025 or Email: NSSAB@nnsa.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. Tentative Agenda: 1. Committee Update for Community Interests Analysis—Work Plan Item #7 2. Briefing and Recommendation Development for Path Forward for Closed Environmental Restoration Sites at the Tonopah Test Range— Work Plan Item #1 Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Nevada, welcomes the attendance of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 60974 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Notices public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Barbara Ulmer at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral presentations pertaining to agenda items should contact Barbara Ulmer at the telephone number listed above. The request must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments can do so during the 15 minutes allotted for public comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing to Barbara Ulmer at the address listed above or at the following website: http://www.nnss.gov/NSSAB/pages/ MM_FY18.html. Issued at Washington, DC, on December 20, 2017. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–27754 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Portsmouth Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Portsmouth. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: DATES: Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Ohio State University, Endeavor Center, 1862 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio 45661. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Simonton, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Department of Energy Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office, Post Office Box 700, Piketon, Ohio 45661, (740) 897–3737, Greg.Simonton@ lex.doe.gov. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management and related activities. Tentative Agenda: • Call to Order, Introductions, Review of Agenda • Approval of November 2017 Minutes • Deputy Designated Federal Officer’s Comments • Federal Coordinator’s Comments • Liaison’s Comments • Presentation • Administrative Issues • Subcommittee Updates • Public Comments • Final Comments from the Board • Adjourn Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The EM SSAB, Portsmouth, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Greg Simonton at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Greg Simonton at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Greg Simonton at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following website: http://www.portsssab.energy.gov/. Issued at Washington, DC, on December 20, 2017. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–27756 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 1:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m. ADDRESSES: Ohkay Conference Center, ˜ Highway 68, 1 Mile North of Espanola, Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico 87566. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Menice Santistevan, Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board (NNMCAB), 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Phone (505) 995– 0393; Fax (505) 989–1752 or Email: Menice.Santistevan@em.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. SUMMARY: Tentative Agenda • Call to Order • Welcome and Introductions • Approval of Agenda and Meeting Minutes of November 15, 2017 • Old Business Æ Report from Chair Æ Other Items • New Business • Updates from EM Los Alamos Field Office • Los Alamos County Update on Chromium Plume • Break • EM Presentation • Public Comment Period • Updates from New Mexico Environment Department • Update from Co-Deputy Designated Federal Officer and Executive Director • Wrap-Up Comments from NNMCAB Members • Adjourn Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Northern New Mexico, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 246 (Tuesday, December 26, 2017)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-27754]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental 
Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal 
Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be 
announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Beatty Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, Beatty, Nevada 
89003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Ulmer, Board Administrator, 
232 Energy Way, M/S 167, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030. Phone: (702) 
630-0522; Fax (702) 295-2025 or Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make 
recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of 
environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.
    Tentative Agenda:

1. Committee Update for Community Interests Analysis--Work Plan Item #7
2. Briefing and Recommendation Development for Path Forward for Closed 
Environmental Restoration Sites at the Tonopah Test Range--Work Plan 
Item #1

    Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Nevada, welcomes the attendance 
of the

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public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to 
accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you 
require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact 
Barbara Ulmer at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the 
phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the 
Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make 
oral presentations pertaining to agenda items should contact Barbara 
Ulmer at the telephone number listed above. The request must be 
received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will 
be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy 
Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a 
fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. 
Individuals wishing to make public comments can do so during the 15 
minutes allotted for public comments.
    Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing to Barbara Ulmer at 
the address listed above or at the following website: http://www.nnss.gov/NSSAB/pages/MM_FY18.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on December 20, 2017.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-27754 Filed 12-22-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P