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Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-25309
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). TSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.
Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the DHS S&T Protected Repository for the Defense of Infrastructure Against Cyber Threats (PREDICT)
Document Number: E7-25333
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public to comment on new data collection forms for the Protected Repository for the Defense of Infrastructure Against Cyber Threats (PREDICT) initiative. The PREDICT initiative facilitates the accessibility of computer and network operational data for use in cyber defense research and development through the establishment of distributed repositories of security-relevant network operations data, and the application procedures, protection policies, and review processes necessary to make this data available to the cyber defense research community. The forms will allow the PREDICT initiative to provide a central repository, accessible through a Web-based portal (https://www.predict.org/) that catalogs current computer network operational data, provide secure access to multiple sources of data collected as a result of use and traffic on the Internet, and facilitate data flow among PREDICT participants for the purpose of developing new models, technologies and products that support effective threat assessment and increase cyber security capabilities. The Department is committed to improving its PREDICT initiative and invites interested persons to comment on the following forms and instructions (hereinafter ``Forms Package'') for the PREDICT initiative: (1) Account Request Form (DHS Form 10029); (2) Add a New Dataset Form (DHS Form 10030); (3) Annotate Dataset Form (DHS Form 10031); (4) Request a Dataset Form (DHS Form 10032); (5) Update Host Data Form (DHS Form 10033); (6) Update Provider Data Form (DHS Form 10034); (7) Memorandum of AgreementPREDICT (PCC) Coordinating Center and Researcher/User (DHS Form 10035); (8) Memorandum of AgreementPCC and Data Provider (DP) (DHS Form 10036); (9) Memorandum of AgreementPCC and Data Host (DH) (DHS Form 10037); (10) Authorization Letter for Data Host (DHS Form 10038); (11) Authorization Letter for Data Provider (DHS Form 10039); (12) Sponsorship Letter (DHS Form 10040); (13) Notice of Dataset Access/Application Expiration (DHS Form 10041); (14) Certificate of Data Destruction (DHS Form 10042). This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E7-25317
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-25316
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: E7-25315
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public of the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties. For the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2008, the interest rates for overpayments will be 6 percent for corporations and 7 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 7 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-25307
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-25304
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Oregon; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-25300
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
National Fire Academy Board of Visitors
Document Number: E7-25298
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet by teleconference on January 29, 2008.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations; Correction
Document Number: E7-25296
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Securtiy
This document corrects the table to a final rule published in the Federal Register of September 17, 2007. This correction clarifies the table representing the flooding source(s), location of referenced elevation, the effective and modified elevation in feet and the communities affected for Cleveland County, North Carolina, and Incorporated Areas; specifically, for the flooding source ``Brushy Creek Tributary 1 of Tributary 6,'' and for Randolph County, North Carolina, and Incorporated Areas, specifically, for the flooding source ``Dodsons Lake 2'' than was previously published.
Washington; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-25295
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Kansas; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-25294
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Kansas (FEMA-3282-EM), dated December 12, 2007, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25292
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. Title: National Fire Academy Long-term Evaluation Form for Supervisors and National Fire Academy Long-term Evaluation Form for Students. OMB Number: 1660-0039. Abstract: The National Fire Academy Long-term Evaluation Form will be used to evaluate all National Fire Academy (NFA) on-campus resident training courses. Course graduates and their supervisors will be asked to evaluate the impact of the training on both individual job performance and the fire and emergency response department/community where the student works. The data provided by students and supervisors is used to update existing NFA course materials and to develop new courses that reflect the emerging issues/needs of the Nation's fire service. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: Burden for this collection is .33 hours for FEMA Form 95-59 and .17 hours for FEMA Form 95-58 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,500. Frequency of Response: Once. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, and sent via electronic mail to oirasubmission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must be submitted on or before January 28, 2008.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E7-25288
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Washington; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-25269
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Washington; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-25266
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-25264
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-1735-DR), dated December 18, 2007, and related determinations.
Missouri; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-25258
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Missouri (FEMA-3281-EM), dated December 12, 2007, and related determinations.
Homeland Security Advisory Council/Secure Borders Open Doors Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-25138
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for purposes of reviewing recommendations from the Secure Borders Open Doors Advisory Committee (SBODAC), an HSAC subcommittee. Later in the day, the SBODAC will meet to provide an overview of their recommendations, receive a progress report on various programs/initiatives within the Rice-Chertoff Initiative and to hold member deliberations. In the public interest and in an attempt to maximize openness, we are opening part of this SBODAC meeting to the public even though FACA subcommittee meetings are not required to be open. These meetings will be coordinated closely with the Department of State.
Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Security Threat Assessment for Individuals Applying for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Drivers License
Document Number: 07-6231
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved information collection requirement, under OMB control number 1652-0027, abstracted below that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The collection involves applicant submission of biometric and biographic information for TSA's security threat assessment in order to obtain the hazardous materials endodrsement (HME) on a commercial drivers license (CDL) issued by the U.S. States and the District of Columbia.
Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways Within the First Coast Guard District
Document Number: E7-24978
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is making a technical correction to a Final Rule published in the Federal Register on December 13, 2007. (72 FR 70780.) The Final Rule titled ``Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways within the First Coast Guard District'' contained an inaccurate amendatory instruction to revise an imprecise and potentially confusing cross references regarding the applicability of certain regulations implemented by the rule. The revised amendatory instruction provided in this correction is intended to implement the revision to Part 165 found in 72 FR 70780.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), at Scotts Hill, NC
Document Number: E7-24977
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved an additional temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Figure Eight Swing Bridge, at AIWW mile 278.1, at Scotts Hill, NC. From February 1, 2008 at 6 p.m., until February 29, 2008 at 5:30 p.m., this added deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation each day from 6 p.m. to 9:30 a.m., from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., to complete sandblasting and painting operations. In addition, commercial vessel openings will be provided at night if at least three hours notice is given by calling (910) 686-0635 or via marine radio on Channel 13.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Hilo, HI; International Falls, MN; Ontonagon, MI; Morehead City, NC; Huntington, WV; and Port Canaveral, FL
Document Number: E7-24913
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Hilo, HI; International Falls, MN; Ontonagon, MI; Morehead City, NC; Huntington, WV; and Port Canaveral, FL.
Homeland Security Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-24902
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet for purposes of reviewing recommendations from the Administration Transition Task Force and HSAC subgroups. In addition, the HSAC will receive briefings from Secretary Michael Chertoff and other DHS officials. The meeting will be partially closed.
New Emergency Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Critical Facility Information of the Top 100 Most Critical Pipelines
Document Number: E7-24900
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency processing and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of information collection and its expected burden. This collection provides TSA critical facility and annual product through-put information from owners/operators of the nation's largest pipelines, and is necessitated by the requirements set forth in the Implementing the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Inspectorate America Corp., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-24694
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Inspectorate America Corp., 3773 Pacheco Blvd., Suite C, Martinez, California 94553, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labs scientificsvcs/organdoperations.xml.
Oral Declarations No Longer Satisfactory as Evidence of Citizenship and Identity
Document Number: E7-24691
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
U.S., Canadian and Bermudian citizens entering the United States at land or sea ports-of-entry must establish their identity and citizenship to the satisfaction of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officer. Under current CBP procedures, such individuals may provide any proof of identity and citizenship. While most individuals provide documentary evidence of citizenship, such as a passport or birth certificate, individuals may, depending on the circumstances, be admitted on an oral declaration. Accordingly, CBP is amending its field guidance procedures to instruct CBP officers that citizenship ordinarily may not be established using only an oral declaration. This Notice informs the public that, effective January 31, 2008, all travelers will be expected to present documents proving citizenship, such as a birth certificate, and government-issued documents proving identity, such as a driver's license, when entering the United States through land and sea ports of entry.
Safety Zone: Lower Cowlitz River Dredging Operation; Longview, WA
Document Number: E7-24768
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Cowlitz River, in the vicinity of Cottonwood Island at the entrance of the Cowlitz River extending up the Cowlitz River 1.5 river miles. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon is taking this action to safeguard individuals and vessels from safety hazards associated with dredging operations. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by Captain of the Port, Portland or the Master of the on- scene dredge vessel.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; York River, at Yorktown, VA
Document Number: E7-24741
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Coleman Memorial Bridge, at mile 7.0, across York River at Yorktown, VA. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2007, until and including 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2007 and from 7 a.m. on Monday, on December 24, 2007 until and including 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2007, to facilitate mechanical repairs to the operating machinery of the swing span.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Elizabeth River-Eastern Branch, at Norfolk VA
Document Number: E7-24740
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Norfolk Southern Railroad (NS V2.8) Bridge, at mile 2.7, across the Elizabeth RiverEastern Branch at Norfolk, VA. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2007, until and including 6 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2007, and from 7 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2008, until and including 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2008, to facilitate rehabilitation of the operating machinery of the swing span.
Federated States of Micronesia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E7-24690
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Federated States of Micronesia (FEMA-3276-EM), dated July 31, 2007, and related determinations.
Oregon; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-24689
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Oregon; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-24688
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Washington; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-24687
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Oregon; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-24685
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Washington; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E7-24684
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA-1734-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Oklahoma; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-24682
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-3280-EM), dated December 10, 2007, and related determinations.
Indiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E7-24681
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Indiana (FEMA- 1732-DR), dated November 30, 2007 and related determinations.
The Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC)
Document Number: E7-24632
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) by notice published in the Federal Register on March 24, 2006. That notice identified the purpose of CIPAC as well as its membership. This notice provides (i) the quarterly CIPAC membership update, (ii) instructions on how the public can obtain the CIPAC membership roster and other information on the Council, and (iii) information on the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC) and their membership within CIPAC.
Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2008
Document Number: E7-24435
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by February 15, 2008. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces this date of payment for 2008 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of King Inspection and Testing, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-24396
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, King Inspection and Testing, Inc., 1300 E. 223rd Street, 401, Carson, California 90745, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/ import/operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organd operations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Inspectorate America Corp., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-24395
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Inspectorate America Corp., 4041 Home Road, Suite A, Bellingham, Washington 98226, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp. gov/xp/cgov/ import/operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organd operations.xml.
Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Pan Pacific Surveyors, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E7-24394
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Pan Pacific Surveyors, Inc., 444 Quay Ave., Suite 7, Wilmington, California 90744, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/ import/operationssupport/labsscientificsvcs/organd operations.xml.
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer; Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for Various Contract Related Forms and Regulation on Agency Protests
Document Number: E7-24295
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will submit the following proposed information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: 1600-0002 and 1600-0004. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2007, at 72 FR 48289-48291, allowing for OMB review and a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by DHS. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Ports of Peoria and Joliet, IL; Memphis, TN; and Buffalo, NY
Document Number: E7-24253
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Ports of Peoria and Joliet, IL; Memphis, TN; and Buffalo, NY.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Dates for the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA
Document Number: E7-24184
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA.
Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways Within the First Coast Guard District
Document Number: E7-24128
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is making two technical corrections to a Final Rule published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2007. The Final Rule titled ``Regulated Navigation Area; Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Navigable Waterways within the First Coast Guard District'' contained imprecise and potentially confusing cross references regarding the applicability of certain regulations implemented by the rule. The revised wording provided in this correction is intended to clarify the intent of the final rule and eliminate any possible confusion.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-24127
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for NOSAC to vote on accepting the Subcommittee report ``MARPOL Annex II Application to new Offshore Supply Vessels in International Service.''
Drawbridge Operating Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), Belle Chasse, LA
Document Number: E7-24050
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulation for the State Route 23 vertical lift bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Alternate Route), mile 3.8, at Belle Chasse, Louisiana. The portion of the existing regulation allowing the bridge to remain closed to navigation on the last weekend in October is no longer necessary and is being removed from the operating schedule.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York City, NY
Document Number: E7-24049
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge across the Harlem River at mile 7.9, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation in effect from January 10, 2008 through April 14, 2008, the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The draw shall open on signal one time each day to accommodate vessel traffic between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., after a one-hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.