Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting, 50207-50208 [2021-19159]

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[FR Doc. 2021–19314 Filed 9–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [PHMSA–2019–0098] Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 22, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Requests to attend the meeting must be sent by September 8, 2021 to the point of contact identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Persons requesting to speak during the meeting must submit a written copy of their remarks to DOT by September 8, 2021. Requests to submit written materials to be reviewed during the meeting must be received no later than September 8, 2021. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held virtually. Details to access the virtual meeting will be posted on the Committee website located at: https:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/ rulemakings/lithium-battery-safetyadvisory-committee. If the guidelines concerning the global health emergency change, PHMSA may hold a hybrid meeting. Detail on a hybrid meeting will also be posted on the Committee website. The E-Gov website is located at https://www.regulations.gov. Mailed written comments intended for the Committee should be sent to Docket ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00196 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U:\07SEN1.SGM 50207 Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lindsey Constantino or Steven Webb, PHMSA, U.S. Department of Transportation. Telephone: (202)–366– 8553. Email: lithiumbatteryFACA@ dot.gov. Any committee related request should be sent to the person listed in this section. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee was created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA, Pub. L. 92–463), in accordance with Section 333(d) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–254). II. Agenda At the meeting, the agenda will cover the following topics as specifically outlined in section 333(d) of Public Law 115–254: (a) Facilitate communication amongst manufactures of lithium batteries and products containing lithium batteries, air carriers, and the Federal government. (b) Discuss the effectiveness, and the economic and social impacts of lithium battery transportation regulations. (c) Provide the Secretary with information regarding new technologies and transportation safety practices. (d) Provide a forum to discuss Departmental activities related to lithium battery transportation safety. (e) Advise and recommend activities to improve the global enforcement of air transportation of lithium batteries, and the effectiveness of those regulations. (f) Provide a forum for feedback on potential U.S. positions to be taken at international forums. (g) Guide activities to increase awareness of relevant requirements. (h) Review methods to decrease the risk posed by undeclared hazardous materials. A final agenda will be posted on the Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee website at least one week in advance of the meeting. III. Public Participation The meeting will be open to the public. DOT is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than September 8, 2021. 07SEN1 sradovich on DSKJLST7X2PROD with NOTICES 50208 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 7, 2021 / Notices To accommodate as many speakers as possible, time for each commenter may be limited. There will be five minutes allotted for oral comments from members of the public joining the meeting. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must submit a request at the time of registration, as well as the name, address, and organizational affiliation of the proposed speaker. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, PHMSA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a written copy of their prepared remarks for inclusion in the meeting records and for circulation to Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee members. All prepared remarks submitted on time will be accepted and considered as part of the record. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Copies of the meeting minutes, and committee presentations will be available on the Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee website. Presentations will also be posted on the E-Gov website in docket number PHMSA [PHMSA–2019–0098], within 30 days following the meeting. Written Comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments on the meetings may submit them to docket [PHMSA–2019–0098] in the following ways: 1. E-Gov Website: This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. 2. Mail Instructions: Identify the docket number [PHMSA–2019–0098] at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to the E-Gov website, including any personal information provided. Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, consider reviewing DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477), or view the Privacy Notice on the E-Gov website before submitting comments. Docket: For docket access or to read background documents or comments, go to the E-Gov website at any time or visit the DOT dockets facility listed in the ADDRESSES category, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 7, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50207-50208]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-19159]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[PHMSA-2019-0098]


Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Public 
Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Lithium Battery Air 
Safety Advisory Committee.

DATES: The meeting will be held on September 22, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. 
to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Requests to attend the meeting must 
be sent by September 8, 2021 to the point of contact identified in the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Persons requesting to speak 
during the meeting must submit a written copy of their remarks to DOT 
by September 8, 2021. Requests to submit written materials to be 
reviewed during the meeting must be received no later than September 8, 
2021.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually. Details to access the 
virtual meeting will be posted on the Committee website located at: 
https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/rulemakings/lithium-battery-safety-advisory-committee. If the guidelines concerning the global health 
emergency change, PHMSA may hold a hybrid meeting. Detail on a hybrid 
meeting will also be posted on the Committee website. The E-Gov website 
is located at https://www.regulations.gov. Mailed written comments 
intended for the Committee should be sent to Docket Management 
Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lindsey Constantino or Steven Webb, 
PHMSA, U.S. Department of Transportation. Telephone: (202)-366-8553. 
Email: [email protected]. Any committee related request should 
be sent to the person listed in this section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee was created under 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA, Pub. L. 92-463), in 
accordance with Section 333(d) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 
(Pub. L. 115-254).

II. Agenda

    At the meeting, the agenda will cover the following topics as 
specifically outlined in section 333(d) of Public Law 115-254:
    (a) Facilitate communication amongst manufactures of lithium 
batteries and products containing lithium batteries, air carriers, and 
the Federal government.
    (b) Discuss the effectiveness, and the economic and social impacts 
of lithium battery transportation regulations.
    (c) Provide the Secretary with information regarding new 
technologies and transportation safety practices.
    (d) Provide a forum to discuss Departmental activities related to 
lithium battery transportation safety.
    (e) Advise and recommend activities to improve the global 
enforcement of air transportation of lithium batteries, and the 
effectiveness of those regulations.
    (f) Provide a forum for feedback on potential U.S. positions to be 
taken at international forums.
    (g) Guide activities to increase awareness of relevant 
requirements.
    (h) Review methods to decrease the risk posed by undeclared 
hazardous materials.
    A final agenda will be posted on the Lithium Battery Air Safety 
Advisory Committee website at least one week in advance of the meeting.

III. Public Participation

    The meeting will be open to the public. DOT is committed to 
providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you 
need alternative formats or services because of a disability, such as 
sign language, interpretation, or other ancillary aids, please contact 
the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no 
later than September 8, 2021.

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To accommodate as many speakers as possible, time for each commenter 
may be limited. There will be five minutes allotted for oral comments 
from members of the public joining the meeting. Individuals wishing to 
reserve speaking time during the meeting must submit a request at the 
time of registration, as well as the name, address, and organizational 
affiliation of the proposed speaker. If the number of registrants 
requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably 
accommodated during the meeting, PHMSA may conduct a lottery to 
determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a written copy 
of their prepared remarks for inclusion in the meeting records and for 
circulation to Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee members. 
All prepared remarks submitted on time will be accepted and considered 
as part of the record. Any member of the public may present a written 
statement to the committee at any time.
    Copies of the meeting minutes, and committee presentations will be 
available on the Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee website. 
Presentations will also be posted on the E-Gov website in docket number 
PHMSA [PHMSA-2019-0098], within 30 days following the meeting.
    Written Comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments on 
the meetings may submit them to docket [PHMSA-2019-0098] in the 
following ways:
    1. E-Gov Website: This site allows the public to enter comments on 
any Federal Register notice issued by any agency.
    2. Mail Instructions: Identify the docket number [PHMSA-2019-0098] 
at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will 
be posted without change to the E-Gov website, including any personal 
information provided. Anyone can search the electronic form of all 
comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, consider 
reviewing DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register 
published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477), or view the Privacy Notice 
on the E-Gov website before submitting comments.
    Docket: For docket access or to read background documents or 
comments, go to the E-Gov website at any time or visit the DOT dockets 
facility listed in the ADDRESSES category, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written 
comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the 
following statement: ``Comments on [PHMSA-2019-0098]'' The docket clerk 
will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. 
mail.

Privacy Act Statement

    DOT may solicit comments from the public regarding certain general 
notices. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal 
information the commenter provides, to the E-Gov website, as described 
in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 31, 2021.
William S. Schoonover,
Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety.
[FR Doc. 2021-19159 Filed 9-3-21; 8:45 am]
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