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Meeting of the United States-Jordan Joint Forum on Environmental Technical Cooperation and Request for Comments on the Meeting Agenda and the 2018-2021 Work Program
Document Number: 2018-01458
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-26
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is providing notice that the governments of the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (the governments) intend to hold a Joint Forum on Environmental Technical Cooperation (Joint Forum) and a public session in Amman, Jordan, on February 12, 2018. The governments created the Joint Forum pursuant to the United States-Jordan Joint Statement on Environmental Technical Cooperation (Joint Statement) in concert with the United States-Jordan Free Trade Agreement (FTA), both concluded on October 24, 2000. During the Joint Forum, the governments will discuss how the United States and Jordan can cooperate to protect the environment, review past bilateral environmental cooperation, and approve a 2018-2021 Work Program on Environmental Technical Cooperation (Work Program). The Department of State invites members of the public to submit written comments on items to include on the meeting agenda or in the 2018-2021 Work Program. The Department of State also invites interested persons to attend a public session to learn more about the work of the Joint Forum and the new Work Program and provide advice or comments on its implementation.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Unknown Tibet: Buddhist Paintings From the Tucci Expeditions” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-01312
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-24
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Unknown Tibet: Buddhist Paintings from the Tucci Expeditions,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Asia Society, New York, New York, from on or about February 27, 2018, until on or about May 20, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-01311
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-24
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about February 20, 2018, until on or about May 20, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Additional Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Eyewitness Views: Making History in 18th-Century Europe” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00912
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain additional objects to be included in the exhibition ``Eyewitness Views: Making History in 18th-Century Europe,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The additional objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit objects at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, from on or about February 25, 2018, until on or about May 20, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00911
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, from on or about February 15, 2018, until on or about May 27, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Klimt and Schiele: Drawn” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00910
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Klimt and Schiele: Drawn,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about February 25, 2018, until on or about May 28, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Being: New Photography 2018” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00909
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Being: New Photography 2018,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, from on or about March 18, 2018, until on or about August 19, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Degas: A Passion for Perfection” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00908
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Degas: A Passion for Perfection,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, from on or about February 11, 2018, until on or about May 20, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00907
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about March 20, 2018, until on or about July 22, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Department of State 2018 Civil Monetary Penalties Inflationary Adjustment; Correction
Document Number: 2018-00881
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State published a final rule in the Federal Register on January 3, 2018, providing revised civil monetary penalties for 2018. This document corrects one of the civil monetary penalties.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-00795
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-18
Agency: Department of State
Biennial Review Under the United States-Singapore Memorandum of Intent on Environmental Cooperation
Document Number: 2018-00700
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State is providing notice that the United States and Singapore intend to hold a biennial review under the Memorandum of Intent between the United States of America and the Republic of Singapore on Cooperation in Environmental Matters (MOI) on January 19, 2018. The purpose of the meeting is to review the results of environmental cooperation under the MOI guided by the 2016-2017 Plan of Action (POA). The United States and Singapore also expect to approve a new 2018-2019 POA. The meeting's public session will be held on January 19, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., at the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, 40 Scotts Road, #24-00, Level 23, Environment Building, Singapore 228231, Tel: (65) 6731 9000. The U.S. Department of State invites interested organizations and members of the public to attend the public session, and to submit in advance written comments or suggestions regarding implementation of the POA, and any issues that should be discussed at the meeting. If you would like to attend the public session, please notify Tiffany Prather at the email address listed below under the heading ADDRESSES. Please include your full name and any organization or group you represent. In preparing comments, submitters are encouraged to refer to: 2016-2017 POA, https://www.state.gov/e/oes/eqt/trade/ singapore/246192.htm Other useful documents are available at: https://www.state.gov/e/ oes/eqt/trade/singapore/index.htm.
Notice of Change of Ownership of Permit Holder of Presidential Permit for Express Pipeline Facilities on the Border of the United States and Canada
Document Number: 2018-00648
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of a change in ownership of Express Pipeline LLC (``Express US''), which owns, operates, and maintains pipeline facilities (``Express Pipeline'') authorized under a Presidential permit issued on July 9, 2015 (80 FR 45695).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions 1965-2016” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00644
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions 1965-2016,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, from on or about March 31, 2018, until on or about July 22, 2018, at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, from on or about September 30, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Borrego Pipeline Presidential Permit Application, Webb County, Texas
Document Number: 2018-00472
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (Department) is advising the public that on January 3, 2018, the Department approved a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) based on the Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) for the Borrego Pipeline Presidential Permit Application.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Romance and Reason: Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00402
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Romance and Reason: Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, New York, from on or about February 14, 2018, until on or about May 13, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Second Buddha: Master of Time” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00223
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Second Buddha: Master of Time,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about February 2, 2018, until on or about January 7, 2019, at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, from on or about February 9, 2019, until on or about May 19, 2019, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Additional Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00172
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain additional objects to be included in the exhibition ``Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World'' (initially entitled ``EgyptGreeceRome: Cultures in Contact''), imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The additional objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, from on or about March 27, 2018, until on or about September 9, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Alberto Savinio” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-00171
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object to be included in the ongoing exhibition ``Alberto Savinio,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Center for Italian Modern Art, New York, New York, from on or about January 11, 2018, until on or about May 30, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-28462
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-04
Agency: Department of State
Department of State 2018 Civil Monetary Penalties Inflationary Adjustment
Document Number: 2017-28395
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-03
Agency: Department of State
This final rule is issued to adjust the civil monetary penalties (CMP) for regulatory provisions maintained and enforced by the Department of State. The revised CMP adjusts the amount of civil monetary penalties assessed by the Department of State based on the December 2017 guidance from the Office of Management and Budget. The new amounts will apply only to those penalties assessed on or after the effective date of this rule, regardless of the date on which the underlying facts or violations occurred.