International Wildlife Conservation Council; Public Meeting, 45275-45276 [2018-19310]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 173 / Thursday, September 6, 2018 / Notices Location and case No. State and county Juneau (FEMA Docket No.: B–1826). Monroe (FEMA Docket No.: B–1826). Monroe (FEMA Docket No.: B–1826). Waukesha (FEMA Docket No.: B– 1822). Unincorporated Areas of Juneau County (17–05– 4106P). Unincorporated Areas of Monroe County (17–05– 4106P). Village of Kendall (17–05–4106P). Unincorporated Areas of Waukesha County (18–05–2348X). Chief executive officer of community Community map repository Date of modification The Honorable Alan K. Peterson, Chairman, Juneau County Board of Supervisors, 220 East State Street, Mauston, WI 53948. The Honorable Cedric Schnitzler, Chair, Monroe County Board Committee, 202 South K Street, Room 1, Sparta, WI 54656. The Honorable Richard Martin, President, Village of Kendall, P.O. Box 216, Kendall, WI 54638. The Honorable Paul L. Decker, Waukesha County Board Chair, County Courthouse, 515 West Moreland Boulevard, Room C170 Waukesha, WI 53188. Juneau County Courthouse, 220 East State Street, Mauston, WI 53948. Jul. 20, 2018 ................... 550580 Monroe County Sanitation and Zoning Office, 14307 County Highway B, Sparta, WI 54656. Village Hall, 219 West South Railroad Street, Kendall, WI 54638. Waukesha County Administrator Center, 515 West Moreland Boulevard, Waukesha, WI 53188. Jul. 20, 2018 ................... 550571 Jul. 20, 2018 ................... 550287 Jul. 16, 2018 ................... 550476 telephone at (703) 358–2584; by U.S. mail at USFWS—International Affairs (see ADDRESSES); or via the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public meeting of the International Wildlife Conservation Council (council). The council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the benefits that result from U.S. citizens traveling to foreign nations to engage in hunting. [FR Doc. 2018–19338 Filed 9–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–R–2018–N109; FXGO1664091HCC0–FF09D00000–189] International Wildlife Conservation Council; Public Meeting Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces a public meeting of the International Wildlife Conservation Council, which provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the benefits that result from U.S. citizens traveling to foreign nations to engage in hunting. DATES: September 26, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) and September 27, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). For deadlines and directions on registering to attend, submitting written material, and giving an oral presentation, please see Public Input under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Headquarters Building, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cade London, Policy Advisor, by email (preferred) at iwcc@fws.gov; by ADDRESSES: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 45275 Background Formed in December 2017, the council is an advisory body whose duties include, but are not limited to: (a) Developing a plan for public engagement and education on the benefits of international hunting. (b) Reviewing and making recommendations for changes, when needed, on all Federal programs and/or regulations, to ensure support of hunting as: 1. An enhancement to foreign wildlife conservation and survival, and 2. An effective tool to combat illegal trafficking and poaching. (c) Recommending strategies to benefit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s permit office in receiving timely country data and information so as to remove barriers that impact consulting with range states. (d) Recommending removal of barriers to the importation into the United States of legally hunted wildlife. (e) Ongoing review of import suspension/bans and providing Community No. recommendations that seek to resume the legal trade of those items, where appropriate. (f) Reviewing seizure and forfeiture actions/practices, and providing recommendations for regulations that will lead to a reduction of unwarranted actions. (g) Reviewing the Endangered Species Act’s foreign listed species and interaction with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna, with the goal of eliminating regulatory duplications. (h) Recommending methods for streamlining/expediting processing of import permits. Meeting Agenda The council will convene to hear and discuss the following: 1. Presentations made by conservation and sport hunting experts and government officials, 2. Administrative topics, and 3. Public comment and response. The final agenda will be posted on the internet at https://www.fws.gov/iwcc. Attendance If you plan to attend this meeting, you must register by close of business on the date listed in Public Input. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address, and phone number to the Policy Advisor for International Affairs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Space is limited and requests to attend will be accommodated in the order they are received. Public Input If you wish to. . . You must contact the Policy Advisor for International Affairs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than. . . Attend the meeting ........................................................................................................................................................ September 21, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 45276 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 173 / Thursday, September 6, 2018 / Notices If you wish to. . . You must contact the Policy Advisor for International Affairs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than. . . Submit written information before the meeting for the council to consider during the meeting ................................... Give an oral presentation during the public comment period ....................................................................................... Attend the meeting and request reasonable accommodations ..................................................................................... September 21, 2018. September 21, 2018. September 19, 2018. Members of the public requesting reasonable accommodations, such as hearing interpreters, may contact Mr. London in writing (preferably by email), or via the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 no later than September 19, 2018. will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Submitting Written Information Interested members of the public may submit relevant information for the council to consider during the public meeting. Written statements must be received by the date in the table above so that the information may be made available to the council for consideration prior to the meeting. Submit written statements in the following formats: one hard copy with original signature, and/or one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file). Meeting Minutes Detailed minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting. They will be posted on the internet at https:// www.fws.gov/iwcc. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Giving an Oral Presentation Requests to address the council during the public comment period will be accommodated in the order the requests are received. Interested parties must contact the Policy Advisor for International Affairs in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Depending on the number of people who want to comment and the time available, the amount of time for individual oral comments may be limited. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements up to 30 days after the meeting. Public Disclosure of Comments Written comments we receive become part of the administrative record associated with this action. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. James W. Kurth, Deputy Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, exercising the authority of the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2018–19310 Filed 9–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT921000–15X–L51100000.GA0000– LVEME15CE410; NDM 102083; MO# 4500119938] Competitive Coal Lease Sale, North Dakota Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of coal lease sale. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that coal resources in lands in Oliver County, North Dakota, will be offered for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended. DATES: The lease sale will be held at 11 a.m. Mountain Time on October 10, 2018. Sealed bids must be submitted on or before 10 a.m., October 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: The lease sale will be held in the 920 Conference Room of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669. Sealed bids must be submitted to the Cashier, BLM Montana State Office, at this same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Fesko by telephone at 406–896– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5080 or by email at gfesko@blm.gov. Persons who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800– 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This sale is being held in response to a Lease-byApplication (LBA) filed by BNI Coal, Ltd. (BNI). The Federal coal resources to be offered are located in the followingdescribed lands: T.141 N, R. 83 W, 5th P.M. sec. 18: NE1⁄4. The 160-acre tract, located in Oliver County, North Dakota, contains an estimated 2.4 million tons of surface mineable Federal coal resources. The tract contains one mineable coal bed, the Hagel A bed. The Hagel A bed averages approximately 9.0 feet in thickness with an average overburden thickness of 43 feet. The coal quality for the Hagel A bed averages 6,729 BTUs per pound in heating value, 39.31 percent moisture, 5.74 percent ash, 0.76 percent sulfur, and 6.23 percent sodium-in-ash content. The tract will be leased to the qualified bidder of the highest cash amount, provided that the high bid meets or exceeds the BLM’s estimate of the fair-market value of the tract. The minimum bid for the tract is $100 per acre or fraction thereof. The minimum bid is not intended to represent fairmarket value. The fair-market value will be determined by the authorized officer after the sale. The sealed bids should be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or be hand delivered to the Cashier, BLM Montana State Office, at the address provided in the ADDRESSES section and clearly marked ‘‘Sealed Bid for NDM 102083 Coal Sale—Not to be opened before 11 a.m. October 10, 2018.’’ The cashier will issue a receipt for each hand-delivered bid. Bids received after 10 a.m. will not be considered. If identical high bids are received, the tying high bidders will be requested to submit follow-up sealed bids until a high bid is received. All tiebreaking sealed bids must be submitted within 15 minutes following the sale E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 173 (Thursday, September 6, 2018)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19310]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-R-2018-N109; FXGO1664091HCC0-FF09D00000-189]


International Wildlife Conservation Council; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces a public meeting of the 
International Wildlife Conservation Council, which provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the benefits 
that result from U.S. citizens traveling to foreign nations to engage 
in hunting.

DATES: September 26, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) and 
September 27, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). For 
deadlines and directions on registering to attend, submitting written 
material, and giving an oral presentation, please see Public Input 
under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service's Headquarters Building, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 
22041-3803.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cade London, Policy Advisor, by email 
(preferred) at [email protected]; by telephone at (703) 358-2584; by U.S. 
mail at USFWS--International Affairs (see ADDRESSES); or via the 
Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, announce a public meeting of the International Wildlife 
Conservation Council (council). The council provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the benefits 
that result from U.S. citizens traveling to foreign nations to engage 
in hunting.

Background

    Formed in December 2017, the council is an advisory body whose 
duties include, but are not limited to:
    (a) Developing a plan for public engagement and education on the 
benefits of international hunting.
    (b) Reviewing and making recommendations for changes, when needed, 
on all Federal programs and/or regulations, to ensure support of 
hunting as:
    1. An enhancement to foreign wildlife conservation and survival, 
and
    2. An effective tool to combat illegal trafficking and poaching.
    (c) Recommending strategies to benefit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service's permit office in receiving timely country data and 
information so as to remove barriers that impact consulting with range 
states.
    (d) Recommending removal of barriers to the importation into the 
United States of legally hunted wildlife.
    (e) Ongoing review of import suspension/bans and providing 
recommendations that seek to resume the legal trade of those items, 
where appropriate.
    (f) Reviewing seizure and forfeiture actions/practices, and 
providing recommendations for regulations that will lead to a reduction 
of unwarranted actions.
    (g) Reviewing the Endangered Species Act's foreign listed species 
and interaction with the Convention on International Trade in 
Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna, with the goal of 
eliminating regulatory duplications.
    (h) Recommending methods for streamlining/expediting processing of 
import permits.

Meeting Agenda

    The council will convene to hear and discuss the following:
    1. Presentations made by conservation and sport hunting experts and 
government officials,
    2. Administrative topics, and
    3. Public comment and response.
    The final agenda will be posted on the internet at https://www.fws.gov/iwcc.

Attendance

    If you plan to attend this meeting, you must register by close of 
business on the date listed in Public Input. Please submit your name, 
time of arrival, email address, and phone number to the Policy Advisor 
for International Affairs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Space 
is limited and requests to attend will be accommodated in the order 
they are received.

Public Input

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                                                   You must contact the
                                                    Policy Advisor for
                                                   International Affairs
               If you wish to. . .                   (see FOR FURTHER
                                                   INFORMATION CONTACT)
                                                    no later than. . .
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Attend the meeting..............................  September 21, 2018.

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Submit written information before the meeting     September 21, 2018.
 for the council to consider during the meeting.
Give an oral presentation during the public       September 21, 2018.
 comment period.
Attend the meeting and request reasonable         September 19, 2018.
 accommodations.
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    Members of the public requesting reasonable accommodations, such as 
hearing interpreters, may contact Mr. London in writing (preferably by 
email), or via the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 no later 
than September 19, 2018.

Submitting Written Information

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information 
for the council to consider during the public meeting. Written 
statements must be received by the date in the table above so that the 
information may be made available to the council for consideration 
prior to the meeting. Submit written statements in the following 
formats: one hard copy with original signature, and/or one electronic 
copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, 
MS PowerPoint, or rich text file).

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Requests to address the council during the public comment period 
will be accommodated in the order the requests are received. Interested 
parties must contact the Policy Advisor for International Affairs in 
writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). 
Depending on the number of people who want to comment and the time 
available, the amount of time for individual oral comments may be 
limited. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral 
statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be 
accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements up to 30 days 
after the meeting.

Public Disclosure of Comments

    Written comments we receive become part of the administrative 
record associated with this action. Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you can request in your comment that we 
withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their 
entirety.

Meeting Minutes

    Detailed minutes of the meeting will be available for public 
inspection within 90 days of the meeting. They will be posted on the 
internet at https://www.fws.gov/iwcc.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2.

James W. Kurth,
Deputy Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, exercising the 
authority of the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-19310 Filed 9-5-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P