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AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Ocean Exploration SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 08:07 May 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on the topics identified in the section on Matters to Be Considered. DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT and Thursday, May 28, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: This will be a virtual meeting. Information about how to participate will be posted to the OEAB website at https://oeab.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, (206) 526–6950. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as the NOAA Administrator requests. OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all facets of ocean exploration—from advanced technology to citizen exploration. In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration—a network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities for ocean exploration. Matters To Be Considered: The OEAB will discuss the following topics: (1) The draft recommendations to NOAA from the OEAB Blue Economy Subcommittee; (2) responses to NOAA’s requests from the recently ended April 8–9, 2020 meeting; (3) plans for the next meeting; (4) annual certification of the OER competitive grants program; and (5) other matters as described in the agenda. The agenda and other meeting materials will be made available on the OEAB website at https://oeab.noaa.gov. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with a 15-minute public comment period on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT (please check the final agenda on the OEAB website to confirm the time). The public may listen to the meeting PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25403 and provide comments during the public comment period via teleconference. Participation information will be on the meeting agenda on the OEAB website. The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive written comments by May 20, 2020, to provide sufficient time for OEAB review. Written comments received after May 20, 2020, will be distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Special Accommodations: Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Designated Federal Officer by May 20, 2020. Dated: April 27, 2020. David Holst, Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 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[FR Doc No: 2020-09270]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB)

AGENCY: Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a 
meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members 
will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, 
with a particular emphasis on the topics identified in the section on 
Matters to Be Considered.

DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 
from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT and Thursday, May 28, 2020, from 1:00 
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: This will be a virtual meeting. Information about how to 
participate will be posted to the OEAB website at https://oeab.noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal 
Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, 
(206) 526-6950.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency 
statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to 
coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises 
NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, 
competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as the 
NOAA Administrator requests.
    OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, 
academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all 
facets of ocean exploration--from advanced technology to citizen 
exploration.
    In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to 
help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration--a 
network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities 
for ocean exploration.
    Matters To Be Considered: The OEAB will discuss the following 
topics: (1) The draft recommendations to NOAA from the OEAB Blue 
Economy Subcommittee; (2) responses to NOAA's requests from the 
recently ended April 8-9, 2020 meeting; (3) plans for the next meeting; 
(4) annual certification of the OER competitive grants program; and (5) 
other matters as described in the agenda. The agenda and other meeting 
materials will be made available on the OEAB website at https://oeab.noaa.gov.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public with a 15-minute 
public comment period on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 
3:15 p.m. EDT (please check the final agenda on the OEAB website to 
confirm the time). The public may listen to the meeting and provide 
comments during the public comment period via teleconference. 
Participation information will be on the meeting agenda on the OEAB 
website.
    The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be 
repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In 
general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be 
limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive 
written comments by May 20, 2020, to provide sufficient time for OEAB 
review. Written comments received after May 20, 2020, will be 
distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting 
date.
    Special Accommodations: Requests for sign language interpretation 
or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Designated Federal 
Officer by May 20, 2020.

    Dated: April 27, 2020.
David Holst,
Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-09270 Filed 4-30-20; 8:45 am]
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