Advisory Committee Meeting Notice
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U. S. C., Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (U. S. C. 552b, as amended) and 41 Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR 102-3.140 through 160), the Department of the Army announces the following committee meeting:
Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Provisional Patent Application Concerning Novel Use and Method of Rapamycin To Treat Toxic Shock
Announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61/045,184 entitled ``Novel Use and Method of Rapamycin to Treat Toxic Shock,'' filed August 5, 2009. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights to this invention.
Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Project, Virginia & Maryland
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore (NAB) and Norfolk (NAO) Districts published a Notice of Intent (NOI) (71 FR 14857) for the Chesapeake Bay Native Oyster Recovery study on March 24, 2006. That NOI announced that the USACE Baltimore and Norfolk Districts would prepare a single, integrated Native Oyster Restoration Master Plan (NORMP) and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for native oyster recovery in the entire Chesapeake Bay (including both Maryland and Virginia). The USACE is undertaking native oyster recovery in the Chesapeake Bay to support efforts to reverse the ongoing decline in oyster resources throughout the Bay.
Notice of Availability of a Journal Bearing Analysis Suite Computer Modeling Code for Exclusive, Partially Exclusive, or Non-exclusive Licenses
The Department of the Army announces the general availability of exclusive, partially exclusive or non-exclusive licenses relative to Journal Bearing Analysis Suite computer modeling code. See this link for a description of the suite and its capabilities: http:// www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/SurfSci/JournalBearings/main-text.html. Any license shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.
Intent To Hold an Open Meeting of the North Dakota River Task Force Established by the Missouri River Protection and Improvement Act of 2000 (Title VII)
The duties of the Task Force are to prepare and approve a plan for the use of the funds made available under Title VII to promote conservation practices in the Missouri River watershed, control and remove the sediment from the Missouri River, protect recreation on the Missouri River from sedimentation, and protect Indian and non-Indian historical and cultural sites along the Missouri River from erosion.
Estuary Habitat Restoration Council; Open Meeting
In accordance with section 105(h) of the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000, as amended (Title I, Pub. L. 106-457), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council. The meeting is open to the public.