U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Notice of Meeting, 28671 [2021-11246]

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Since 1948, the ACPD has been charged with appraising activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics and to increase the understanding of, and support for, these same activities. The ACPD conducts research that provides honest assessments of public diplomacy efforts, and disseminates findings through reports, white papers, and other publications. It also holds public symposiums that generate informed discussions on public diplomacy issues and events. The Commission reports to the President, Secretary of State, and Congress and is supported by the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. For more information on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, please visit https:// www.state.gov/bureaus-offices/undersecretary-for-public-diplomacy-andpublic-affairs/united-states-advisorycommission-on-public-diplomacy/, or contact Executive Director Vivian S. Walker at WalkerVS@state.gov or Senior Advisor Shawn Baxter at BaxterGS@ state.gov. Kristina K. Zamary, Department of State. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [FR Doc. 2021–11246 Filed 5–26–21; 8:45 am] [Public Notice: 11430] BILLING CODE 4710–45–P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Notice of Meeting The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a virtual public meeting from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 17, 2021. The meeting will focus on public diplomacy responses to China’s influence strategies. A panel of experts on China’s information and public diplomacy initiatives will discuss challenges and opportunities for PD practitioners in responding to China’s state-sponsored influence operations. This meeting is open to the public, including the media and members and staff of governmental and nongovernmental organizations. To obtain the web conference link and password please register here: https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/publicdiplomacy-responses-to-chinas- VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 May 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36490] OmniTRAX Holdings Combined, Inc., and HGS Railway Holdings, Inc.— Control Exemption—Savannah Industrial Transportation, LLC OmniTRAX Holdings Combined, Inc. (OmniTRAX), and HGS Railway Holdings, Inc. (HGS) (collectively, Applicants), both noncarriers, filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2) to control Savannah Industrial Transportation, LLC (SIT), a noncarrier currently controlled by OmniTRAX, once SIT is authorized to commence common carrier operations. This notice of exemption is related to a concurrently filed petition for exemption in Savannah Industrial PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28671 Transportation, LLC—Operation Exemption—in Effingham County, Ga., Docket No. FD 36489. In that proceeding, SIT seeks an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(a) to commence common carrier operations on certain trackage that it leased from the track owner, Savannah Industrial Logistics, LLC, another noncarrier holding of OmniTRAX.1 If that petition is approved, SIT will operate as a common carrier over certain trackage in Rincon, Effingham County, Ga., extending from a connection with Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) near NSR milepost 16.6 to a connection with CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), near CSXT milepost S484.0, a distance of approximately 11,404 feet. Applicants state that they will control SIT upon SIT’s becoming a Class III rail carrier. According to Applicants, OmniTRAX and HGS are under joint managerial and operational control.2 Applicants state that OmniTRAX currently controls 20 Class III railroads and HGS currently controls two Class III railroads.3 The properties of the rail carriers controlled by OmniTRAX and HGS are located in the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Applicants certify that the proposed transaction does not involve an interchange commitment. Applicants state that: (1) The line over which SIT seeks authority to operate does not connect with the lines of any of the existing rail carriers controlled by OmniTRAX or by HGS, (2) the proposed transaction is not part of a series of anticipated transactions that would connect the line with any other railroads in the OmniTRAX or HGS 1 According to the verified notice, while SIT is currently controlled solely by OmniTRAX, if SIT’s petition to commence common carrier operations in Docket No. FD 36489 is granted, OmniTRAX and HGS seek to control SIT jointly. (Notice 4.) 2 See OmniTRAX Holdings Combined, Inc.— Control Exemption—The Winchester & W. R.R., FD 36338 (STB served Aug. 22, 2019). 3 Specifically, OmniTRAX currently controls: Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC; Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway, LLC; Central Texas & Colorado River Railway, LLC; Chicago Rail Link, L.L.C.; Cleveland & Cuyahoga Railway, LLC; Fulton County Railway, LLC; Georgia & Florida Railway, LLC; Georgia Woodlands Railroad, L.L.C.; Great Western Railway of Colorado, L.L.C.; Illinois Railway, LLC; Kettle Falls International Railway, LLC; Manufacturers’ Junction Railway, L.L.C.; Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway, LLC; Newburgh & South Shore Railroad, LLC; Northern Ohio & Western Railway, L.L.C.; Panhandle Northern Railroad, L.L.C.; Peru Industrial Railroad, LLC; Sand Springs Railway Company; Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad; and Winchester & Western Railroad Company. HGS currently controls HGS–ATN, LLC and HGS–FCR, LLC. E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 101 (Thursday, May 27, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-11246]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11430]


U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a 
virtual public meeting from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 
17, 2021. The meeting will focus on public diplomacy responses to 
China's influence strategies. A panel of experts on China's information 
and public diplomacy initiatives will discuss challenges and 
opportunities for PD practitioners in responding to China's state-
sponsored influence operations.
    This meeting is open to the public, including the media and members 
and staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations. To obtain 
the web conference link and password please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-diplomacy-responses-to-chinas-influence-strategies-tickets-153520669455. To request reasonable accommodation, 
please email ACPD Program Assistant Kristy Zamary at 
[email protected]. Please send any request for reasonable 
accommodation no later than June 8, 2021. Requests received after that 
date will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. 
Attendees should plan to enter the web conference waiting room by 11:50 
a.m. to allow for a prompt start.
    Since 1948, the ACPD has been charged with appraising activities 
intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics and to 
increase the understanding of, and support for, these same activities. 
The ACPD conducts research that provides honest assessments of public 
diplomacy efforts, and disseminates findings through reports, white 
papers, and other publications. It also holds public symposiums that 
generate informed discussions on public diplomacy issues and events. 
The Commission reports to the President, Secretary of State, and 
Congress and is supported by the Office of the Under Secretary of State 
for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.
    For more information on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public 
Diplomacy, please visit https://www.state.gov/bureaus-offices/under-secretary-for-public-diplomacy-and-public-affairs/united-states-advisory-commission-on-public-diplomacy/, or contact Executive Director 
Vivian S. Walker at [email protected] or Senior Advisor Shawn Baxter 
at [email protected].

Kristina K. Zamary,
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2021-11246 Filed 5-26-21; 8:45 am]
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