Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice, 18542-18543 [2018-08897]

Download as PDF 18542 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2018 / Notices released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License to 4D Tech Solutions, Inc., Morgantown, WV AGENCY: ACTION: [FR Doc. 2018–08898 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P Department of the Army, DoD. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice of Intent. The Department of the Army hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to 4D Tech Solutions, Inc.; a corporation having its principle place of business at 1275 Stewartstown Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, an exclusive license. SUMMARY: Written objections must be filed not later than 15 days following publication of this announcement. DATES: Send written objections to U.S. Army Research Laboratory Technology Transfer and Outreach Office, RDRL–DPT/Thomas Mulkern, Building 321 Room 110, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005–5425. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Mulkern, (410) 278–0889, email: ORTA@arl.army.mil. The Department of the Army plans to grant an exclusive license to 4D Tech Solutions, Inc. relative to ‘‘LADAR Receiver with Enhanced Signal to Noise Ratio and Method’’, US Patent Application No.: 15/340,307, Filing Date 1 November 2016, for the following fields of use— SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Manned and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) • Surveillance and Security (e.g. perimeter security) • Underwater Imaging • Manned and Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs), (excluding automotive navigation and off-road construction vehicle autonomous applications) daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published notice, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory receives written objections including evidence and argument that establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i), Competing applications completed and received by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published notice will also be treated as objections to the grant of the contemplated exclusive license. Objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available to the public for inspection and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the Board, please visit the committee’s website at http:// www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/ Navigation/InlandWaterways UsersBoard.aspx. DATES: The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on May 25, 2018. Public registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. ADDRESSES: The Inland Waterways Users Board meeting will be conducted at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, 300 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, 412–261– 2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the committee, in writing at the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR–GM, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315–3868; by telephone at 703–428–6438; and by email at Mark.Pointon@usace.army.mil. Alternatively, contact Mr. Kenneth E. Lichtman, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), in writing at the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR–GW, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315–3868; by telephone at 703–428–8083; and by email at Kenneth.E.Lichtman@ usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The Board is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on construction and rehabilitation project investments on the commercial navigation features of the inland waterways system of the United States. At this meeting, the Board will receive briefings and presentations regarding the investments, projects and status of the inland waterways system of the United States and conduct discussions and deliberations on those matters. The Board is interested in written and verbal comments from the public relevant to these purposes. Agenda: At this meeting the agenda will include the FY 2018 funding for inland Navigation and scenarios for efficient funding, and contingency funding; status of the FY 2019 Budget for the Navigation Program; status of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund and project updates; status of the construction activities for Olmsted Locks and Dam Project, the Locks and Dams 2, 3, and 4 on the Monongahela River Project, Chickamauga Lock Project and Kentucky Lock Project. Availability of Materials for the Meeting. A copy of the agenda or any updates to the agenda for the May 25, 2018 meeting. The final version will be provided at the meeting. All materials will be posted to the website after the meeting. Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.1 65, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Registration of members of the public who wish to attend the meeting will begin at 7:15 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Seating is limited and is on a first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to provide their name, title, affiliation, and contact information to include email address and daytime telephone number at registration. Any interested person may attend the meeting, file written comments or statements with the committee, or make verbal comments from the floor during the public meeting, at the times, and in the manner, permitted by the committee, as set forth below. Special Accommodations: The meeting venue is fully handicap accessible, with wheelchair access. Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting or seeking additional information about public access E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2018 / Notices procedures, should contact Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the ADFO, at the email addresses or telephone numbers listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Written Comments or Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the Board about its mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the committee ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section in the following formats: Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. The comment or statement must include the author’s name, title, affiliation, address, and daytime telephone number. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the committee DFO or ADFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the Board for its consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the Board until its next meeting. Please note that because the Board operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all written comments will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection. Verbal Comments: Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and in the manner allowed herein. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least three business (3) days in advance to the committee DFO or ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The committee DFO and ADFO will log each request to make a comment, in the order received, and determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Board’s mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public comments. Members of VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 the public who have requested to make a verbal comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described above, will be allotted no more than three (3) minutes during this period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their requests were received by the DFO and ADFO. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–08897 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/ Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Point Mugu Sea Range and To Announce Public Scoping Meetings Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality, and Presidential Executive Order (E.O.) 12114, the Department of the Navy (DoN) announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/ Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) for the Point Mugu Sea Range. The Point Mugu Sea Range EIS/OEIS will include an assessment of potential environmental consequences associated with continuing military activities analyzed in the 2002 Point Mugu Sea Range EIS/ OEIS, plus an increased tempo of military Research Development Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) and training activities at the Point Mugu Sea Range, and new mission areas and platforms. DATES: The 60-day public scoping period begins April 27, 2018 and ends June 26, 2018. Public scoping meetings will be held on May 15 and 16, 2018. All public comments are due by June 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the following locations: 1. May 15, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., San Buenaventura City Hall, 501 Poli Street, Ventura, CA 93001–2697. 2. May 16, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101–3119. Comments may be provided at public scoping meetings, by mail, and through the project website at: http://pmsreis.com. Mailed comments must be postmarked no later than June 26, 2018 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18543 and mailed to the address in the FOR section for consideration in the Draft EIS/OEIS preparation. The DoN is requesting public comments on the scope of the analysis, including potential environmental issues and viable alternatives to be considered during the development of the Draft EIS/OEIS. The scoping meetings will consist of an informal, open house session with informational poster stations staffed by DoN representatives. Meeting details will be announced in local area newspapers. Additional information on the public scoping meetings and comment submittal will be available on the project website at: http://pmsreis.com. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Range Sustainability Office, Point Mugu Sea Range, Building 53A, Code 52F00ME, 575 I Avenue, Suite 1, Point Mugu, CA 93042–5049, Attn: Dr. Kenneth R. Seeley, EIS/OEIS Project Manager, 805–989–0927, or project website: http://pmsr-eis.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DoN’s action proponent is Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Point Mugu Sea Range. NAWCWD Point Mugu Sea Range is located offshore of Ventura County in Southern California and includes 36,000 square miles of controlled sea and airspace designated for testing and training activities. The NAWCWD Point Mugu Sea Range meets the established mission to conduct stateof-the-art weapons systems testing and evaluation, and maintain military operational readiness, by providing a safe, operationally realistic, and thoroughly instrumented sea range testing environment. The evolution of international threats and operational technologies require large areas for testing and training. As part of this process, the DoN will seek the issuance of regulatory permits and authorizations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act. Pursuant to 40 CFR 1501.6, the DoN will invite the National Marine Fisheries Service to be a cooperating agency in preparation of the EIS/OEIS. The Proposed Action is to accommodate an increase in the tempo of military RDT&E and training activities within the Point Mugu Sea Range Study Area. Proposed testing and training activities are similar to those that have occurred in the Study Area for decades. The proposed tempo is higher than the tempo covered in the 2002 Point Mugu Sea Range EIS/OEIS. The purpose of the Proposed Action is to provide modern instrumented FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 82 (Friday, April 27, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08897]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers


Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of open Federal advisory committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to 
announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This 
meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the 
Board, please visit the committee's website at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/InlandWaterwaysUsersBoard.aspx.

DATES: The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will 
meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on May 25, 2018. Public registration 
will begin at 7:15 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The Inland Waterways Users Board meeting will be conducted 
at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, 300 West Station 
Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, 412-261-2000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, the Designated 
Federal Officer (DFO) for the committee, in writing at the Institute 
for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR-GM, 7701 
Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315-3868; by telephone 
at 703-428-6438; and by email at [email protected]. 
Alternatively, contact Mr. Kenneth E. Lichtman, the Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), in writing at the Institute for 
Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR-GW, 7701 
Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315-3868; by telephone 
at 703-428-8083; and by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee meeting is being held under 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., 
Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 
U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The Board is chartered to provide 
independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on 
construction and rehabilitation project investments on the commercial 
navigation features of the inland waterways system of the United 
States. At this meeting, the Board will receive briefings and 
presentations regarding the investments, projects and status of the 
inland waterways system of the United States and conduct discussions 
and deliberations on those matters. The Board is interested in written 
and verbal comments from the public relevant to these purposes.
    Agenda: At this meeting the agenda will include the FY 2018 funding 
for inland Navigation and scenarios for efficient funding, and 
contingency funding; status of the FY 2019 Budget for the Navigation 
Program; status of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund and project updates; 
status of the construction activities for Olmsted Locks and Dam 
Project, the Locks and Dams 2, 3, and 4 on the Monongahela River 
Project, Chickamauga Lock Project and Kentucky Lock Project.
    Availability of Materials for the Meeting. A copy of the agenda or 
any updates to the agenda for the May 25, 2018 meeting. The final 
version will be provided at the meeting. All materials will be posted 
to the website after the meeting.
    Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as 
amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.1 65, and subject to the 
availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Registration 
of members of the public who wish to attend the meeting will begin at 
7:15 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Seating is limited and is on a 
first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to provide their name, 
title, affiliation, and contact information to include email address 
and daytime telephone number at registration. Any interested person may 
attend the meeting, file written comments or statements with the 
committee, or make verbal comments from the floor during the public 
meeting, at the times, and in the manner, permitted by the committee, 
as set forth below.
    Special Accommodations: The meeting venue is fully handicap 
accessible, with wheelchair access. Individuals requiring special 
accommodations to access the public meeting or seeking additional 
information about public access

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procedures, should contact Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. 
Lichtman, the ADFO, at the email addresses or telephone numbers listed 
in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, at least five (5) 
business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can 
be made.
    Written Comments or Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 
102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or 
statements to the Board about its mission and/or the topics to be 
addressed in this public meeting. Written comments or statements should 
be submitted to Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the 
committee ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, 
at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
in the following formats: Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. The comment 
or statement must include the author's name, title, affiliation, 
address, and daytime telephone number. Written comments or statements 
being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must 
be received by the committee DFO or ADFO at least five (5) business 
days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the 
Board for its consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments or 
statements received after this date may not be provided to the Board 
until its next meeting. Please note that because the Board operates 
under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 
all written comments will be treated as public documents and will be 
made available for public inspection.
    Verbal Comments: Members of the public will be permitted to make 
verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and in the 
manner allowed herein. If a member of the public is interested in 
making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must 
submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be 
addressed by the comment, at least three business (3) days in advance 
to the committee DFO or ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode 
of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section. The committee DFO and ADFO will log each request to 
make a comment, in the order received, and determine whether the 
subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Board's mission and/
or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute 
period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public 
comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal 
comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process 
described above, will be allotted no more than three (3) minutes during 
this period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their 
requests were received by the DFO and ADFO.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-08897 Filed 4-26-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3720-58-P