Defense Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 63648 [2019-24884]

Download as PDF 63648 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2019 / Notices Dated: November 12, 2019. Jennifer M. Wallace, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–24878 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Policy Board (DPB) will take place. DATES: Closed to the public Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The closed meeting will be held at The Pentagon, 2000 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Monica Bacheler, (703) 571–9234 (Voice), 703–697–8606 (Facsimile), monica.t.bacheler.civ@mail.mil (Email). Mailing address is 2000 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Designated Federal Officer, the Defense Policy Board was unable to provide public notification required by 41 CFR 102–3.150(a) concerning the meeting on November 19, 2019 of the Defense Policy Board. Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150(b), waives the 15calendar day notification requirement. This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., App.), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: To obtain, review, and evaluate classified information related to the DPB’s mission to advise on (a) issues central to strategic DoD planning; (b) policy implications of U.S. force structure and force modernization and on DoD’s ability to execute U.S. defense strategy; (c) U.S. regional defense policies; and (d) other research and analysis of topics raised by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, or the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Nov 15, 2019 Jkt 250001 Agenda: On November 19, 2019, the DPB will have classified discussions on national security issues regarding National Defense Strategy alignment and priorities for the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR). Topics and speakers include (1) an intel community baseline from the DIA and CIA of actions in this space; (2) policy perspectives from Dr. James Anderson, Ms. Amanda Dory, Ms. Simone Ledeen, Ms. Michelle Lenihan, and Mr. Chad Sbragia of the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy; (3) perspectives from leadership at USAFRICOM; (4) perspectives from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and the Joint Staff on security cooperation and exercise activities happening on the continent; and (5) State Department and USAID presentations on their operations and presence in Africa. Meeting Accessibility: In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA, and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the DoD has determined that this meeting shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), in consultation with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined, in writing, that this meeting be closed to the public because the discussions fall under the purview of Section 552b(c)(1) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, and are so inextricably intertwined with unclassified material that they cannot reasonably be segregated into separate discussions without disclosing classified material. Written Statements: In accordance with Section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140(c), the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the DPB at any time regarding its mission or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. Written statements should be submitted to the DPB’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO), which is listed in this notice or can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—http:// www.facadatabase.gov/. Written statements that do not pertain to a scheduled meeting of the DPB may be submitted at any time. However, if individual comments pertain to a specific topic being discussed at a planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than two business days prior to the meeting in question. The DFO will review all submitted written statements and provide copies to all members. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 13, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–24884 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration Crystal Springs Hatchery Program Termination Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of intent to terminate preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). AGENCY: This notice advises the public that BPA is terminating the preparation of the Crystal Springs Hatchery Program EIS (DOE/EIS–0500) that was announced in the Notice of Intent in the Federal Register on May 27, 2014. This EIS was considering BPA’s decision whether to fund the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation of Idaho’s (Shoshone-Bannock Tribes) proposal to construct and operate a hatchery for spring/summer Chinook salmon for release in the Salmon River subbasin and for Yellowstone cutthroat trout for release in the Upper Snake River subbasin on the Fort Hall Reservation. The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are developing an alternate implementation strategy to address site conditions and BPA would consider these proposals in the future. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ted Gresh, Environmental Protection Specialist, Bonneville Power Administration—ECF–4, P.O. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Defense Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting

AGENCY: Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the 
following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Policy 
Board (DPB) will take place.

DATES: Closed to the public Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The closed meeting will be held at The Pentagon, 2000 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-2000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Monica Bacheler, (703) 571-9234 
(Voice), 703-697-8606 (Facsimile), [email protected] 
(Email). Mailing address is 2000 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 
20301-2000.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to circumstances beyond the control of 
the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Designated Federal Officer, the 
Defense Policy Board was unable to provide public notification required 
by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a) concerning the meeting on November 19, 2019 of 
the Defense Policy Board. Accordingly, the Advisory Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 
102-3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day notification requirement.
    This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., App.), the Government in the 
Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: To obtain, review, and evaluate classified 
information related to the DPB's mission to advise on (a) issues 
central to strategic DoD planning; (b) policy implications of U.S. 
force structure and force modernization and on DoD's ability to execute 
U.S. defense strategy; (c) U.S. regional defense policies; and (d) 
other research and analysis of topics raised by the Secretary of 
Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, or the Under Secretary of 
Defense for Policy.
    Agenda: On November 19, 2019, the DPB will have classified 
discussions on national security issues regarding National Defense 
Strategy alignment and priorities for the United States Africa Command 
(USAFRICOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR). Topics and speakers include 
(1) an intel community baseline from the DIA and CIA of actions in this 
space; (2) policy perspectives from Dr. James Anderson, Ms. Amanda 
Dory, Ms. Simone Ledeen, Ms. Michelle Lenihan, and Mr. Chad Sbragia of 
the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy; (3) perspectives 
from leadership at USAFRICOM; (4) perspectives from the Defense 
Security Cooperation Agency and the Joint Staff on security cooperation 
and exercise activities happening on the continent; and (5) State 
Department and USAID presentations on their operations and presence in 
Africa.
    Meeting Accessibility: In accordance with section 10(d) of the 
FACA, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the DoD has determined that this meeting 
shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), 
in consultation with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined, in writing, 
that this meeting be closed to the public because the discussions fall 
under the purview of Section 552b(c)(1) of the Government in the 
Sunshine Act, and are so inextricably intertwined with unclassified 
material that they cannot reasonably be segregated into separate 
discussions without disclosing classified material.
    Written Statements: In accordance with Section 10(a)(3) of the FACA 
and 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140(c), the public or interested 
organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the 
DPB at any time regarding its mission or in response to the stated 
agenda of a planned meeting. Written statements should be submitted to 
the DPB's Designated Federal Officer (DFO), which is listed in this 
notice or can be obtained from the GSA's FACA Database--http://www.facadatabase.gov/. Written statements that do not pertain to a 
scheduled meeting of the DPB may be submitted at any time. However, if 
individual comments pertain to a specific topic being discussed at a 
planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than 
two business days prior to the meeting in question. The DFO will review 
all submitted written statements and provide copies to all members.

    Dated: November 13, 2019.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2019-24884 Filed 11-15-19; 8:45 am]
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