Hazardous Materials: Notice of Public Meetings in 2021 for International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, 17453 [2021-06871]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 62 / Friday, April 2, 2021 / Notices 3.08) and Strawberry Creek Bridge (Bridge No. 56 0180, Post Mile 53.5) on State Route 74 in Riverside County. The existing bridges have nonstandard bridge rails that do not meet current federal crash standards and also have nonstandard lane and shoulder widths. The actions by the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA)/ Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project, approved on March 19, 2021, and in other documents in the Caltrans’ project records. The FEA, FONSI and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. The Caltrans FEA, FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project website at https:// www.sr74bridgereplacement.com/, or at the State of California, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research CEQAnet Web Portal at: https://ceqanet.opr.ca.gov/ Project/2021010067. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations 2. National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. 3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109 4. MAP–21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Pub. L. 112–141) 5. Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) 6. Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987 7. Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 (see Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987) 8. Endangered Species Act of 9173 9. Executive Order 11990, Protection of Wetlands 10. Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species 11. Executive Order 13186, Migratory Birds 12. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, as amended 13. Migratory Bird Treaty Act 14. Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management 15. Department of Transportation (DOT) Executive Order 5650.2— Floodplain Management and Protection (April 23, 1979) 16. Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899, Section 9 and 10 17. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:04 Apr 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: March 30, 2021. Rodney Whitfield, Director, Financial Services, Federal Highway Administration, California Division. [FR Doc. 2021–06858 Filed 4–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2019–0224; Notice No. 2021–02] Hazardous Materials: Notice of Public Meetings in 2021 for International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of 2021 public meetings. AGENCY: This notice announces that PHMSA’s Office of Hazardous Materials Safety will host four public meetings during 2021 in advance of certain international meetings. The first meeting will be held in preparation of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) Working Group 21 (WG/21) virtual meeting scheduled for May 24– 28, 2021. The second meeting will be held in preparation of the 58th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) scheduled for June 28 to July 2, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland. The third meeting will be held in preparation of the ICAO DGP 28 Meeting (DGP/28) scheduled for September 27 to October 1, 2021. The fourth meeting will be held in preparation of the 59th session of the UNSCOE TDG scheduled for November 29 to December 8, 2021. For each of these meetings, PHMSA will solicit public input on current proposals. ADDRESSES: Each public meeting will take place virtually approximately two weeks preceding the international meeting. If the guidelines concerning the global health emergency change, PHMSA may hold the meeting(s), concurrent with the virtual sessions, at DOT Headquarters, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Specific information for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17453 each meeting will be posted when available on the PHMSA website at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/ international-program/internationalprogram-overview under ‘‘Upcoming Events.’’ This information will include the public meeting date, time, conference call-in number, and details for advanced registration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Webb or Aaron Wiener, PHMSA, U.S. Department of Transportation. Telephone: (202) 366–8553. The purpose of PHMSA’s public meetings held in advance of certain international meetings is to allow the public to give input on the current proposals being considered by the international standards setting bodies. The 58th and 59th sessions of the UNSCOE TDG will represent the first and second meetings scheduled for the 2021–2022 biennium. The UNSCOE TDG will consider proposals for the 23rd Revised Edition of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Model Regulations), which may be implemented into relevant domestic, regional, and international regulations starting January 1, 2025. Copies of working documents, informal documents, the agenda, and the postmeeting final report may be obtained from the United Nations Transport Division’s website at: http:// www.unece.org/trans/danger/ danger.html. The ICAO WG/21 and DGP/28 meetings will represent the second and final meetings of the 2020–2021 biennium. The ICAO DGP will consider proposals for the 2023–2024 edition of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284). Copies of working papers, information papers, the agenda, and the post-meeting final report may be obtained from the ICAO DGP website at: https://www.icao.int/safety/ DangerousGoods/Pages/ DGPMeetings.aspx. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Signed in Washington, DC, on March 30, 2021. William S. Schoonover, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–06871 Filed 4–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 62 (Friday, April 2, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2019-0224; Notice No. 2021-02]


Hazardous Materials: Notice of Public Meetings in 2021 for 
International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Department of Transportation 
(DOT).

ACTION: Notice of 2021 public meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that PHMSA's Office of Hazardous 
Materials Safety will host four public meetings during 2021 in advance 
of certain international meetings. The first meeting will be held in 
preparation of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) 
Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) Working Group 21 (WG/21) virtual meeting 
scheduled for May 24-28, 2021. The second meeting will be held in 
preparation of the 58th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of 
Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) scheduled for 
June 28 to July 2, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland. The third meeting will 
be held in preparation of the ICAO DGP 28 Meeting (DGP/28) scheduled 
for September 27 to October 1, 2021. The fourth meeting will be held in 
preparation of the 59th session of the UNSCOE TDG scheduled for 
November 29 to December 8, 2021. For each of these meetings, PHMSA will 
solicit public input on current proposals.

ADDRESSES: Each public meeting will take place virtually approximately 
two weeks preceding the international meeting. If the guidelines 
concerning the global health emergency change, PHMSA may hold the 
meeting(s), concurrent with the virtual sessions, at DOT Headquarters, 
West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590-0001. 
Specific information for each meeting will be posted when available on 
the PHMSA website at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/international-program/international-program-overview under ``Upcoming Events.'' This 
information will include the public meeting date, time, conference 
call-in number, and details for advanced registration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Webb or Aaron Wiener, PHMSA, 
U.S. Department of Transportation. Telephone: (202) 366-8553.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of PHMSA's public meetings held 
in advance of certain international meetings is to allow the public to 
give input on the current proposals being considered by the 
international standards setting bodies.
    The 58th and 59th sessions of the UNSCOE TDG will represent the 
first and second meetings scheduled for the 2021-2022 biennium. The 
UNSCOE TDG will consider proposals for the 23rd Revised Edition of the 
United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: 
Model Regulations (Model Regulations), which may be implemented into 
relevant domestic, regional, and international regulations starting 
January 1, 2025. Copies of working documents, informal documents, the 
agenda, and the post-meeting final report may be obtained from the 
United Nations Transport Division's website at: http://www.unece.org/trans/danger/danger.html.
    The ICAO WG/21 and DGP/28 meetings will represent the second and 
final meetings of the 2020-2021 biennium. The ICAO DGP will consider 
proposals for the 2023-2024 edition of the Technical Instructions for 
the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284). Copies of 
working papers, information papers, the agenda, and the post-meeting 
final report may be obtained from the ICAO DGP website at: https://www.icao.int/safety/DangerousGoods/Pages/DGPMeetings.aspx.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on March 30, 2021.
William S. Schoonover,
Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and 
Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
[FR Doc. 2021-06871 Filed 4-1-21; 8:45 am]
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