United States Air Force F-35A Operational Beddown-Pacific
On April 4, 2016, the United States Air Force signed the ROD for the United States Air Force F-35A Operational BeddownPacific Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). This ROD states the Air Force decision is to select the Proposed Action. The decision means that the Air Force will beddown two squadrons of F-35A aircraft (48 Primary Assigned Aircraft and 6 Backup Inventory) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35A aircraft will use related airspace and ranges, particularly the Joint Alaska Pacific Range Complex (JAPRC); no new airspace has been proposed to accommodate the F-35A operations. The decision was based on matters discussed in the Final EIS; inputs from the public, Native American tribes, and Federal, State and local units of government, and regulatory agencies; and other relevant factors. The Final EIS was made available to the public on March 4, 2016 through a NOA in the Federal Register (Volume 81, Number 43, Page 11557) with a post-filing waiting period that ended on April 3, 2016. This ROD documents only the Air Force decision on the proposed actions analyzed in the Final EIS. Authority: This NOA is published pursuant to the regulations (40 CFR 1506.6) implementing the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.) and the Air Force's Environmental Impact Analysis Process (32 CFR Secs. 989.21(b) and 989.24(b)(7))
Judicial Proceedings Since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (Judicial Proceedings Panel); Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Judicial Proceedings since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (``the Judicial Proceedings Panel'' or ``the Panel''). The meeting is open to the public.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the United States Army Science Board (``the Board'').
Submission for OMB Review; Use of Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) as Primary Contractor Identification
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning use of the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) as primary contractor identification. The DUNS number is the nine-digit identification number assigned by Dun and Bradstreet Information Services to an establishment. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 6860 on February 9, 2016. Two respondents submitted eight comments that were received.