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									     55358                    Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 21, 2005 / Notices

     assistive listening devices, materials in               under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal                 (202) 219–2099. The registration
     alternative format) should notify                       Advisory Committee Act.                               deadline is Friday, September 23, 2005.
     Bernard Garcia at 202–260–1454 by                       DATE AND TIME: Monday, September 26,                     Records are kept for Advisory
     September 29, 2005. We will attempt to                  2005, beginning at 2:30 p.m., and                     Committee proceedings, and are
     meet requests after this date, but cannot               ending at approximately 4:30 p.m.                     available for inspection at the Office of
     guarantee availability of the requested                 ADDRESSES: Office of the Advisory                     the Advisory Committee on Student
     accommodation. The meeting site is                      Committee on Student Financial                        Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F
     accessible to individuals with                          Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street,               Street, NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC,
     disabilities. Records are kept of all                   NW., Room 412, Washington, DC                         from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.,
     Council proceedings and are available                   20202–7582.                                           Monday through Friday, except Federal
     for public inspection at the Office of                                                                        holidays. Information regarding the
                                                             FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.
     Indian Education, United States                                                                               Advisory Committee is available on the
                                                             Nicole A. Barry, Deputy Director,
     Department of Education, Room 5C141,                                                                          Committee’s Web site, http://
                                                             Advisory Committee on Student
     400 Maryland Avenue, SW.,                                                                                     www.ed.gov/ACSFA.
                                                             Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F
     Washington, DC 20202.                                   Street, NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC                  Dated: September 15, 2005.
     Henry L. Johnson,                                       20202–7582, (202) 219–2099.                           William J. Goggin,
     Assistant Secretary for Elementary and                  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The                        Executive Director, Advisory Committee on
     Secondary Education.                                    Advisory Committee on Student                         Student Financial Assistance.
     [FR Doc. 05–18858 Filed 9–20–05; 8:45 am]               Financial Assistance is established                   [FR Doc. 05–18772 Filed 9–20–05; 8:45 am]
     BILLING CODE 4000–01–M                                  under section 491 of the Higher                       BILLING CODE 4000–01–M
                                                             Education Act of 1965 as amended by
                                                             Public Law 100–50 (20 U.S.C. 1098).
     DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                 The Advisory Committee serves as an                   DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
                                                             independent source of advice and
     Advisory Committee on Student                           counsel to the Congress and the                       Record of Decision for the
     Financial Assistance: Meeting                           Secretary of Education on student                     Remediation of the Moab Uranium Mill
     AGENCY:  Advisory Committee on                          financial aid policy. Since its inception,            Tailings, Grand and San Juan
     Student Financial Assistance,                           the congressional mandate requires the                Counties, UT
     Education.                                              Advisory Committee to conduct                         AGENCY:  Office of Environmental
     ACTION: Notice of upcoming                              objective, nonpartisan, and independent               Management, U.S. Department of
     teleconference meeting.                                 analyses on important aspects of the                  Energy.
                                                             student assistance programs under Title               ACTION: Record of decision.
     SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the                     IV of the Higher Education Act. In
     schedule and proposed agenda of a                       addition, Congress expanded the                       SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of
     forthcoming teleconference meeting of                   Advisory Committee’s mission in the                   Energy (DOE) announces its decision to
     the Advisory Committee on Student                       Higher Education Amendments of 1998                   implement the preferred alternatives
     Financial Assistance. Individuals who                   to include several important areas:                   identified in the Remediation of the
     will need accommodations for a                          access, Title IV modernization, distance              Moab Uranium Mill Tailings, Grand and
     disability in order to attend the                       education, and early information and                  San Juan Counties, Utah, Final
     teleconference meeting (i.e., interpreting              needs assessment. Specifically, the                   Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/
     service, assistive listening devices, and/              Advisory Committee is to review,                      EIS–0355) (Final EIS). By implementing
     or materials in alternative format)                     monitor and evaluate the Department of                the preferred alternatives, DOE will
     should notify the Advisory Committee                    Education’s progress in these areas and               remove the uranium mill tailings and
     no later than 2 p.m., on Thursday,                      report recommended improvements to                    other contaminated material from the
     September 22, 2005 by contacting Ms.                    Congress and the Secretary.                           Moab milling site and nearby off-site
     Hope Gray at (202) 219–2099 or via e-                      The Advisory Committee has                         properties (vicinity properties) and
     mail at Hope.Gray@ed.gov. We will                       scheduled this teleconference solely to               relocate them at the Crescent Junction
     attempt to meet requests after this date,               conduct the election of officers and                  site, using predominantly rail
     but cannot guarantee availability of the                other Committee business. The                         transportation. DOE will also implement
     requested accommodation. The                            proposed agenda includes (a) the                      active ground water remediation at the
     teleconference site is accessible to                    election of officers and (b) of discussion            Moab milling site. In reaching this
     individuals with disabilities. This                     of the Advisory Committee’s FY2006                    decision, DOE considered the potential
     notice also describes the functions of                  work plan.                                            environmental impacts, costs, and other
     the Advisory Committee. Notice of this                     Space for the teleconference meeting               implications of both on-site and off-site
     hearing is required under Section                       is limited and you are encouraged to                  disposal. For off-site disposal, DOE
     10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory                        register early if you plan to attend. You             considered three alternative sites in
     Committee Act. This document is                         may register by sending an e-mail to the              Utah (Crescent Junction, Klondike Flats,
     intended to notify the general public.                  following address: ACSFA@ed.gov or                    and the White Mesa Mill) and three
     Note: Due to circumstances surrounding                  Tracy.Deanna.Jones@ed.gov. Please                     transportation modes (truck, rail, and
     the availability of Committee members                   include your name, title, affiliation,                slurry pipeline).
     to participate in a formal meeting and                  complete address (including internet                     DOE identified off-site disposal as its
     other scheduling conflicts, it is                       and e-mail, if available), and telephone              preferred alternative for the disposal of
     necessary to hold a teleconference                      and fax numbers. If you are unable to                 mill tailings, primarily because of the
     before September 30 to address vital                    register electronically, you may fax your             uncertainties related to long-term
     Advisory Committee business.                            registration information to the Advisory              performance of a capped pile at the
     Therefore, we were unable to publish                    Committee staff office at (202) 219–                  Moab site. Issues, such as the potential
     this notice 15 days in advance of the                   3032. You may also contact the                        for river migration and severe flooding
     scheduled teleconference as required                    Advisory Committee staff directly at                  contribute to this uncertainty. The

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