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If the body of water is contained within an overlying mine, then MSHA recommends a map of the overlying mine showing bottom of coal elevations (minimum 10-ft contour intervals), when available, corehole locations, the limits of the body of water with the estimated quantity of water in the pool, and interburden to active mine below be provided. Operators are also encouraged to submit the methods that were used to estimate the quantity of water in the pool, borehole logs, including geotechnical information (RQD, fracture logs, etc.) if available; rock mechanics data on the overburden, interburden, mine roof, and mine floor, if available; mining height of the seam being mined, pillar and floor stability analyses for the active mine, whether second mining is planned, whether mining will be conducted down-dip or up-dip, where water will flow to in the active mine if encountered, pumping capabilities for dewatering, a comprehensive evacuation plan for the miners, and a statement of what in-mine conditions would trigger the implementation of the evacuation plan, and training that will be provided to the miners regarding the potential hazards. II. Desired Focus of Comments MSHA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection related to Operations Mining Under a Body of Water. MSHA is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information has practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of MSHA’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Suggest methods to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Aug 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The information collection request will be available on http:// www.regulations.gov. MSHA cautions the commenter against providing any information in the submission that should not be publicly disclosed. Full comments, including personal information provided, will be made available on www.regulations.gov and www.reginfo.gov. The public may also examine publicly available documents at USDOL–Mine Safety and Health Administration, 201 12th South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, VA 22202–5452. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th floor via the East elevator. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section of this notice. III. Current Actions This request for collection of information contains provisions for Operations Mining Under a Body of Water. MSHA has updated the data with respect to the number of respondents, responses, burden hours, and burden costs supporting this information collection request. Type of Review: Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration. OMB Number: 1219–0020. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents: 77. Frequency: On occasion. Number of Responses: 77. Annual Burden Hours: 424 hours. Annual Respondent or Recordkeeper Cost: $1,040. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Roslyn B. Fontaine, Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18002 Filed 8–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION [MCC FR 19–05] Millennium Challenge Corporation Economic Advisory Council Call for Nominations Millennium Challenge Corporation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is hereby soliciting representative nominations for the MCC Economic Advisory Council (‘‘the EAC’’). DATES: Nominations for EAC members must be received on or before 5 p.m. EDT on September 13, 2019. Further information about the nomination process is included below. MCC plans to host the next EAC meeting in late 2019. The EAC will meet at least one time per year in Washington, DC or via video/teleconferencing. ADDRESSES: All nomination materials or requests for additional information should be emailed to MCC’s Economic Advisory Council Designated Federal Officer, Brian Epley at MCCEACouncil@ mcc.gov or mailed to Millennium Challenge Corporation, Attn: Brian Epley, 1099 14th St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Epley, 202.772.6515, MCCEACouncil@mcc.gov or visit www.mcc.gov/about/org-unit/economicadvisory-council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EAC serves MCC in a solely advisory capacity and provides advice and guidance to economists, evaluators, leadership of the Department of Policy and Evaluation (DPE), and senior MCC leadership regarding relevant trends in development economics, applied economic and evaluation methods, poverty analytics, as well as modeling, measuring, and evaluating development interventions, including without limitation social and gender inclusion. In doing so, an overarching purpose of the EAC is to sharpen MCC’s analytical methods and capacity in support of continuing development effectiveness. It also serves as a sounding board and reference group for assessing and advising on strategic policy innovations and methodological directions at MCC. The EAC focuses on issues related to the analytical products and strategy used as inputs to compact and threshold program development and decision making, on learning from MCC SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 21, 2019 / Notices experience about program effectiveness and impact, and to reflect on the broader global development trends and context of MCC’s work. The EAC provides advice, recommendations, and guidance from experts in academia and the international development community on the design and implementation of programs in a structured and integrated manner. The EAC is seeking members from a range of academic organizations, independent think tanks, and international development agencies to add to its current membership. Members will be chosen to represent a diversity of expertise, background and geographic experience. Additional information about MCC and its portfolio can be found at www.mcc.gov. The EAC shall consist of not more than 20 individuals who are recognized experts in their field, academics, innovators and thought leaders representing (without limitation) academic organizations, independent think tanks, international development agencies, multilateral and regional development financial institutions, and foundations. Efforts will be made to include expertise from developing countries, within the resource constraints of MCC to support logistic costs. Qualified individuals may selfnominate or be nominated by any individual or organization. To be considered for the EAC, nominators should submit the following information: • Name, title, organization and relevant contact information (including phone and email address) of the individual under consideration; • A letter containing a brief biography for the nominee and description why the nominee should be considered for membership; and • CV including professional and academic credentials. Please do not send company, or organization brochures or any other information. Materials submitted should total two pages or less, excluding CV. Should more information be needed, MCC staff will contact the nominee, obtain information from the nominee’s past affiliations, or obtain information from publicly available sources. The EAC provides advice to MCC on issues related to growth and development in low and middle income countries including: 1. New perspectives on economic development 2. Innovative approaches to growth analytics VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Aug 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 3. Innovations in program and project evaluation 4. Applied microeconomics and costbenefit analytics 5. Poverty and income dynamics 6. Social development and the economics of gender 7. Other innovations in the field of development economics and evaluation All members of the EAC will be independent of MCC, representing the views and interests of their respective industry or areas of expertise, and not as Special Government Employees. All members shall serve without compensation. The duties of the EAC are solely advisory and any determinations to be made or actions to be taken on the basis of EAC advice shall be made or taken by appropriate officers of MCC. Nominees selected for appointment to the EAC will be notified by return email and receive a letter of appointment. A selection team will review the nomination packages. Members will be determined by the Vice President for Policy and Evaluation based on criteria including: (1) Professional experience and knowledge; (2) academic field and expertise; (3) experience within regions in which MCC works; (4) contribution of diverse regional or technical professional perspectives, and (5) availability and willingness to serve. In the selection of members for the EAC, MCC will seek to ensure a balanced representation and consider a cross-section of those directly affected, interested, and qualified, as appropriate to the nature and functions of the EAC. Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. Dated: August 15, 2019. Jeanne M. Hauch, VP/General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43622-43623]
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MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

[MCC FR 19-05]


Millennium Challenge Corporation Economic Advisory Council Call 
for Nominations

AGENCY: Millennium Challenge Corporation.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is hereby 
soliciting representative nominations for the MCC Economic Advisory 
Council (``the EAC'').

DATES: Nominations for EAC members must be received on or before 5 p.m. 
EDT on September 13, 2019. Further information about the nomination 
process is included below. MCC plans to host the next EAC meeting in 
late 2019. The EAC will meet at least one time per year in Washington, 
DC or via video/teleconferencing.

ADDRESSES: All nomination materials or requests for additional 
information should be emailed to MCC's Economic Advisory Council 
Designated Federal Officer, Brian Epley at [email protected] or 
mailed to Millennium Challenge Corporation, Attn: Brian Epley, 1099 
14th St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Epley, 202.772.6515, 
[email protected] or visit www.mcc.gov/about/org-unit/economic-advisory-council.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EAC serves MCC in a solely advisory 
capacity and provides advice and guidance to economists, evaluators, 
leadership of the Department of Policy and Evaluation (DPE), and senior 
MCC leadership regarding relevant trends in development economics, 
applied economic and evaluation methods, poverty analytics, as well as 
modeling, measuring, and evaluating development interventions, 
including without limitation social and gender inclusion. In doing so, 
an overarching purpose of the EAC is to sharpen MCC's analytical 
methods and capacity in support of continuing development 
effectiveness. It also serves as a sounding board and reference group 
for assessing and advising on strategic policy innovations and 
methodological directions at MCC.
    The EAC focuses on issues related to the analytical products and 
strategy used as inputs to compact and threshold program development 
and decision making, on learning from MCC

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experience about program effectiveness and impact, and to reflect on 
the broader global development trends and context of MCC's work. The 
EAC provides advice, recommendations, and guidance from experts in 
academia and the international development community on the design and 
implementation of programs in a structured and integrated manner.
    The EAC is seeking members from a range of academic organizations, 
independent think tanks, and international development agencies to add 
to its current membership. Members will be chosen to represent a 
diversity of expertise, background and geographic experience.
    Additional information about MCC and its portfolio can be found at 
www.mcc.gov.
    The EAC shall consist of not more than 20 individuals who are 
recognized experts in their field, academics, innovators and thought 
leaders representing (without limitation) academic organizations, 
independent think tanks, international development agencies, 
multilateral and regional development financial institutions, and 
foundations. Efforts will be made to include expertise from developing 
countries, within the resource constraints of MCC to support logistic 
costs.
    Qualified individuals may self-nominate or be nominated by any 
individual or organization. To be considered for the EAC, nominators 
should submit the following information:
     Name, title, organization and relevant contact information 
(including phone and email address) of the individual under 
consideration;
     A letter containing a brief biography for the nominee and 
description why the nominee should be considered for membership; and
     CV including professional and academic credentials.
    Please do not send company, or organization brochures or any other 
information. Materials submitted should total two pages or less, 
excluding CV. Should more information be needed, MCC staff will contact 
the nominee, obtain information from the nominee's past affiliations, 
or obtain information from publicly available sources.
    The EAC provides advice to MCC on issues related to growth and 
development in low and middle income countries including:

1. New perspectives on economic development
2. Innovative approaches to growth analytics
3. Innovations in program and project evaluation
4. Applied microeconomics and cost-benefit analytics
5. Poverty and income dynamics
6. Social development and the economics of gender
7. Other innovations in the field of development economics and 
evaluation

    All members of the EAC will be independent of MCC, representing the 
views and interests of their respective industry or areas of expertise, 
and not as Special Government Employees. All members shall serve 
without compensation. The duties of the EAC are solely advisory and any 
determinations to be made or actions to be taken on the basis of EAC 
advice shall be made or taken by appropriate officers of MCC.
    Nominees selected for appointment to the EAC will be notified by 
return email and receive a letter of appointment. A selection team will 
review the nomination packages. Members will be determined by the Vice 
President for Policy and Evaluation based on criteria including: (1) 
Professional experience and knowledge; (2) academic field and 
expertise; (3) experience within regions in which MCC works; (4) 
contribution of diverse regional or technical professional 
perspectives, and (5) availability and willingness to serve.
    In the selection of members for the EAC, MCC will seek to ensure a 
balanced representation and consider a cross-section of those directly 
affected, interested, and qualified, as appropriate to the nature and 
functions of the EAC.
    Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, 
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical 
disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

    Dated: August 15, 2019.
Jeanne M. Hauch,
VP/General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
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