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Ashley Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20686
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Ashley Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Vernal, Utah. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub.L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct ``welcomes'' and introductions, review the Federal Advisory Committee Act requirements, brief participants on Payments to States legislative history, discuss the guidelines for Title II and Title III funding and proposals, capture and record preliminary project ideas and receive public comment on the meeting subjects and proceedings.
Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20685
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet at the USDA Service Center in Redding, California, on September 1, 2010 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will consist of an update on Shasta County projects, RAC recommended project progress, as well as changes made to projects to meet RAC funding 2010/2011 allocations.
North Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20683
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The North Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie (MBS) Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Sedro Woolley, Washington on September 22, 2010. The committee is meeting to review and rank 2010 and 2011 Title II RAC proposals.
GMUG Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20576
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The GMUG RAC will meet in Delta, Colorado. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to gather the appointed committee members together to decide the review and recommending criteria that the committee will use and to review and make recommendations for Title II Project funding within Garfield, Mesa, Delta, Gunnison and Montrose Counties, Colorado.
Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Department of Agriculture; Additional Rules for Department's Rural Development Employees
Document Number: 2010-20722
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-20
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (USDA), with the concurrence of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), is issuing an interim rule amending the regulations for Department employees that supplement the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (Standards), as issued by OGE. The interim rule adds additional rules in a new section applicable to employees of the Rural Development (RD) mission area. This section sets forth certain restrictions on financial interests applicable to RD employees and separate, more-extensive prior approval requirements for RD employees.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection (Advanced Meat Recovery)
Document Number: 2010-20720
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to request an extension of an approved information collection regarding the regulatory requirements associated with the production of meat from Advanced Meat Recovery systems because the OMB approval will expire on January 31, 2011.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-20628
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Manti-La Sal National Forest Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20558
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Manti-La Sal National Forest Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Price, Utah. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to hold the first meeting of the newly formed committee.
Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20403
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Red Bluff, California. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Introductions, (2) Approval of Minutes, (3) Public Comment, (4) Chairman's Perspective, (5) Discuss Meeting Schedule, (7) Discuss Funding and Future Projects, (8) Discuss New Membership, (9) Next Agenda.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-20492
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-20431
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Business-Cooperative Service's intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for 7 CFR part 4284, subpart J.
Notice of Contract Proposal (NOCP) for Payments to Eligible Advanced Biofuel Producers
Document Number: 2010-20426
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
The Agency published a document in the Federal Register of March 12, 2010 at 75 FR 11836 for the distribution of the remaining available Fiscal Year 2009 program funds under the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program. The March 12, 2010 Notice of Contract Proposal (NOCP) requested advanced biofuels producers determined eligible under the June 12, 2009, NOCP (74 FR 27998) to submit requests for additional payments in order to award the remaining available Fiscal Year 2009 program funds. This Notice opens an application window for certain applicants who were previously ineligible and adjusts the manner in which the Agency will allocate the remaining available Fiscal Year 2009 program funds to recipients.
Privacy Act System of Records; National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN)
Document Number: 2010-20360
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposes to add a new Privacy Act system of records to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, and invites public comment on this new records system. The system of records being proposed is the National Animal Health Laboratory Network. This notice is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of record systems maintained by the agency. Although the Privacy Act requires only that the portion of the system that describes ``routine uses'' of the system be published for comment, USDA invites comment on all portions of this notice.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2010-20354
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Agriculture is republishing the Notice of Revision of the Privacy Act Systems of Records published in Federal Register Volume 75, Number 117 (Friday, June 18, 2010), FR Doc No. 2010-14714 to provide the amended Privacy Act Systems of Records document. The document was not published in its entirety. As a convenience to the public, we are republishing the entire Notice of Revision of the Privacy Act Systems of Records and providing a new 30-day comment period.
Cotton Program Changes for Upland Cotton, Adjusted World Price, and Active Shipping Orders
Document Number: 2010-20352
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
CCC is amending a previous final rule that implemented the 2008 Farm Bill provisions for the cotton program. The correction removes definitions that are no longer used concerning Northern Europe prices for cotton. CCC is also making clarifying changes to the regulations for the cotton program and for CCC-approved warehouses. CCC is clarifying the payment calculation for upland cotton that is eligible for the Economic Adjustment Assistance Program (EAAP) and clarifying the definition of ``active shipping order.''
Colville Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20260
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Colville Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Colville, Washington, for the purpose of evaluating and recommending resource management projects for funding in FY 2011, under the provisions of Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self- Determination Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-343).
Madera County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20022
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Madera County Resource Advisory Committee will be meeting in North Fork, California on August l8th and on September 15th. The purpose of these meetings will be to make decisions on how to accept and review project proposals for the next funding cycle as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 110-343) for expenditure of Payments to States Madera County Title II funds.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-20280
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Information Collection; National Survey on Recreation and the Environment (NSRE)
Document Number: 2010-20241
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection, National Survey on Recreation and the Environment.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-20113
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Agricultural Surveys Program. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Boundary Establishment for the Black National Wild and Scenic River; Ottawa National Forest; Gogebic County; MI
Document Number: 2010-19802
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with Section 3(b) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the USDA Forest Service, Washington Office, is transmitting the final boundary of the Black National Wild and Scenic River to Congress.
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers
Document Number: 2010-20315
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
Big Horn County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20087
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Big Horn County Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Basin, Wyoming. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose is to hold the first meeting of the newly formed committee.
Notice of Lincoln County Resource Advisory Committee Meetings
Document Number: 2010-19699
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Pursuant to the authorities in the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463) and under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-393) the Kootenai National Forest's Lincoln County Resource Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 6 p.m. at the Forest Supervisor's Office in Libby, Montana for a business meeting. The meeting is open to the public.
United States Department of Agriculture Research Misconduct Regulations for Extramural Research
Document Number: 2010-20109
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Department of Agriculture
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is establishing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations implementing the Federal Policy on Research Misconduct applicable to extramural research. The regulation defines research misconduct and establishes basic USDA requirements for the conduct of fair and timely investigations of alleged or suspected infractions. The regulation also includes instructions on USDA administrative actions when research misconduct is found.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Emerging Markets
Document Number: 2010-20101
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
Pursuant to the provisions of section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Emerging Markets will be held on September 14, 2010, in Washington, DC. The role of the committee is to provide information and advice, based upon knowledge and expertise of the members, useful to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in implementing the Emerging Markets Program. The committee also advises USDA on the involvement of the U.S. private sector in cooperative work with emerging markets in food and rural business systems, and reviews proposals submitted to the Program.
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers
Document Number: 2010-20097
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers
Document Number: 2010-20093
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
Amador County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-20085
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Amador County Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Sutter Creek, California. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The RAC will review project proposals submitted by the Forest Service and the public, listen to project proponents explain their projects, deliberate and vote on projects to recommend for approval and implementation, and conduct RAC management business.
Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection (Procedures for the Notification of New Technology)
Document Number: 2010-19976
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, this notice announces the Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) intention to request a revision of a currently approved information collection regarding the procedures for notifying the Agency about new technology because the OMB approval will expire on November 30, 2010, and because FSIS has revised its total annual burden estimate in light of the latest available data.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-19970
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Wisconsin, Phelps Vegetation and Transportation Management Project
Document Number: 2010-19904
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Eagle River-Florence Ranger District intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to disclose the environmental consequences of proposed land management activities. The Phelps Vegetation and Transportation Management Project area is approximately 53,055 acres in size; about 24,500 acres of this is National Forest System land, 19,100 acres are other ownerships, and 9,020 acres are water. The project area is located in Vilas County, directly south of the Wisconsin-Michigan border, east of State Highway 45, and north of County Highway A, Wisconsin. The legal description is T41N, R11E; T41N, R12E; T42N, R11E; and T42N, R12E. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for the purpose and need for the action.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food
Document Number: 2010-20011
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office of the Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Veterinary Medicine, are sponsoring a public meeting on August 16, 2010. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions that will be discussed at the 19th Session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (CCRVDF), which will be held in Burlington, Vermont, from August 30-September 3, 2010. The Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to
Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska, Subpart D; Seasonal Adjustments
Document Number: 2010-19909
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This provides notice of the Federal Subsistence Board's (Board) in-season management actions for the 2009-10 regulations for taking wildlife. These actions provide exceptions to the regulations currently in effect for Subsistence Management of Public Lands in Alaska. Those regulations established seasons, harvest limits, and methods and means for taking of wildlife for subsistence uses during the 2008-09 and 2009-10 regulatory years.
Project Waiver Granted to Custer County, South Dakota for the Purchase of Foreign Manufactured Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Equipment
Document Number: 2010-19894
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
The United States Department of Agriculture (``USDA'') grants a project waiver of the Buy American Requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (``ARRA''), to Custer County, South Dakota (``County'') for the purchase of foreign manufactured Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (``HVAC'') equipment for a Courthouse renovation and expansion project because the necessary manufactured goods are not produced in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available quantities and of a satisfactory quality. This action permits the purchase of a Daikin VRV III HVAC unit and Tempeff Dual Core Technology unit of Japan and Canada respectively. These units
Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force
Document Number: 2010-19893
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published in the Federal Register of July 28, 2010, Notice of a Meeting (75 FR 44214). This document corrects the location of the LPAES Workshop. The correct location is on the campus of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters, Room C111 A-B-C, located at 109 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; (919) 541-5400.
Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Ranger District, California, Fish Camp Project
Document Number: 2010-19797
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Ranger District is proposing to conduct a comprehensive series of treatments near a Wildland-Urban Interface area known as the community of Fish Camp. Strategically Placed Landscape Area Treatments (SPLATs) have been initially identified to provide a means to reduce the intensity and spread of wildland fires across the landscape and near communities. Additional treatments within these SPLATs have been identified where forest stands are densely stocked and thinning is needed. This thinning is needed to reduce inter-tree competition and improve tree vigor and increase stand resistance to drought conditions, insect and disease attack.
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers
Document Number: 2010-19794
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
Administrative Guidance for Multistate Extension Activities and Integrated Research and Extension Activities
Document Number: 2010-19629
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is issuing a revised Administrative Guidance for Multistate Extension Activities and Integrated Research and Extension Activities as interim with a 60-day comment period. The Administrative Guidance has been
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-19795
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Microsemi Corporation of Irvine, California, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,135,871, ``Soil Moisture Sensor,'' issued on November 14, 2006.
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers
Document Number: 2010-19791
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
Fresno County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-19665
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Fresno County Resource Advisory Committee will be meeting in Prather, California, September 29, 2010. The purpose of the meeting will be to develop a timeline for receiving project proposals for the next funding cycle and review monitoring accomplishments.
San Juan National Forest Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-19697
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The San Juan National Forest Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet in Durango, Colorado. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to gather the newly appointed Committee members together to elect a Chair, determine operating principles and organize to review project proposals and recommend allocations of Title II funds within Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, and Montezuma counties, Colorado.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Veterinary Services; Customer Service Survey
Document Number: 2010-19693
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request extension of approval of an information collection to evaluate service delivery by Veterinary Services to the public.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Credit Account Approval for Reimbursable Services
Document Number: 2010-19692
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with credit account approval for reimbursable services.
Notice of Request for Revision and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Live Swine, Pork, and Pork Products from Certain Regions Free of Classical Swine Fever in Chile and Mexico
Document Number: 2010-19689
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to revise an information collection associated with regulations for the importation of live swine, pork, and pork products from certain regions free of classical swine fever in Chile and Mexico and to request extension of approval of the information collection.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; U.S. Origin Health Certificate
Document Number: 2010-19685
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request extension of approval of an information collection associated with the export of animals and animal products from the United States.
Technical Service Provider Assistance
Document Number: 2010-19623
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published a final rule in the Federal Register of February 12, 2010, amending its regulations for technical service provider (TSP) provisions under the Food Security Act of 1985. This document correctly amends those provisions by expanding the definition Technical Service Provider Assistance, which contained an error in the omission of ``Indian Tribe'' in the definition of Technical Service Provider.
Kaibab National Forest; Arizona; Uranium Exploratory Drilling Project
Document Number: 2010-19545
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
This is a correction to a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Uranium Exploratory Drilling Project, posted in the Federal Register Vol. 73, No. 198 on October 10, 2008 to give notice that preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement has been put on hold, as VANE Minerals, Inc. has withdrawn their Plan of Operation (PoO).
Animal Traceability; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2010-19565
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
This is a notice to inform the public of upcoming meetings in Madison, WI, Atlanta, GA, and Pasco, WA, to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to offer their input on the new framework being developed for animal disease traceability. The meetings are being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.