Notice of Public Meeting for the Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture July 10 2008

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					                                          31680                                     Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 3, 2008 / Notices

                                            Cotton reaffirmed that the Direct                                      The DARRP’s Indirect Cost Rates and                                      by Cotton for each of the DARRP
                                          Labor Cost Base is the most appropriate                                  Policies                                                                 component organizations as provided in
                                          indirect allocation method for the                                                                                                                the following table:
                                          development of the FY 2006 indirect                                        The DARRP will apply the indirect
                                          cost rates.                                                              cost rates for FY 2006 as recommended

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     FY 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Indirect
                                                                                                                   DARP Component Organization                                                                                                         Rate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (%)

                                          Office of Response and Restoration (ORR) ............................................................................................................................................                          130.99
                                          Restoration Center (RC) ..........................................................................................................................................................................             128.04
                                          General Counsel for Natural Resources (GCNR) ...................................................................................................................................                               122.01



                                             These rates are based on the Direct                                   matters for the purpose of applying the                                    The DARRP indirect cost rate policies
                                          Labor Cost Base allocation methodology.                                  revised rates in this policy for these                                   and procedures published in the
                                             The FY 2006 rates will be applied to                                  fiscal years. For cases not settled and                                  Federal Register on December 7, 2000
                                          all damage assessment and restoration                                    cost claims not paid prior to the                                        (65 FR 76611), on December 2, 2002 (67
                                          case costs incurred between October 1,                                   effective date of the fiscal year in                                     FR. 71537), October 6, 2003 (68 FR
                                          2005 and September 30, 2006. DARRP                                       question, costs will be recalculated                                     57672), May 20, 2005 (70 Fed. Reg.
                                          will use the FY 2006 indirect cost rates                                 using the revised rates in this policy for                               29280), March 16, 2006 (71 FR 13356),
                                          for future fiscal years until subsequent                                 these fiscal years. Where a responsible                                  and February 9, 2007 (72 FR 6221)
                                          year-specific rates can be developed.                                    party has agreed to pay costs using                                      remain in effect except as updated by
                                             For cases that have settled and for                                   previous year’s indirect rates, but has                                  this notice. To summarize, the DARRP
                                          cost claims paid prior to the effective                                  not yet made the payment because the                                     indirect rates for the last five fiscal years
                                          date of the fiscal year in question, the                                 settlement documents are not finalized,                                  (beginning October 1 and ending
                                          DARRP will not re-open any resolved                                      the costs will not be recalculated.                                      September 30) are:

                                                                                                                                                                            FY 02             FY 03               FY 04              FY 05              FY 06
                                                                               DARRP Component Organization                                                                  (%)               (%)                 (%)                (%)                (%)

                                          Damage Assessment Center .......................................................................................                    254.17             261.96             213.03        ................   ................
                                          Office of Response and Restoration ...........................................................................                 ................   ................   ................        180.42             130.99
                                          Restoration Center .......................................................................................................          218.36             223.74             181.46             166.70             128.04
                                          General Counsel for Natural Resources .....................................................................                         251.75             206.47             165.39             169.59             122.01



                                            Dated: May 22, 2008.                                                   Science of the National Science and                                      Room 1W611, Silver Spring, Maryland,
                                          David Westerholm,                                                        Technology Council. The JSA serves as                                    20910.
                                          Director, Office of Response and Restoration,                            the Federal interagency coordinating                                     FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary
                                          National Ocean Service, National Oceanic                                 body to increase the overall                                             Jensen, United States Department of
                                          and Atmospheric Administration.                                          effectiveness and productivity of                                        Agriculture, Cooperative State Research,
                                          [FR Doc. E8–12303 Filed 6–2–08; 8:45 am]                                 Federal research, technology transfer,                                   Education and Extension Service, 800
                                          BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P                                                   and assistance programs in support of a                                  9th Street, Room 3409, Washington, DC
                                                                                                                   globally competitive, technologically                                    (202) 401–6802,
                                                                                                                   advanced, and environmentally sound                                      gjensen@csrees.usda.gov.
                                          DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                                   aquaculture industry in the United                                       SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:     The Joint
                                          National Oceanic and Atmospheric                                         States. The meeting provides an                                          Subcommittee on Aquaculture was
                                          Administration                                                           opportunity for the subcommittee to                                      created by the National Aquaculture Act
                                                                                                                   discuss ongoing and planned activities                                   of 1980 (Public Law 96–362, 94 Stat.
                                          RIN 0648–XI19                                                            in support of aquaculture development                                    1198, 16 U.S.C. 2801, et seq.) and is
                                                                                                                   in the United States. The meeting will                                   chaired by the Secretary of Agriculture
                                          Notice of Public Meeting for the Joint                                   also provide an opportunity for the                                      (designee) with vice-chairs from the
                                          Subcommittee on Aquaculture                                              public to ask questions and comment on                                   Department of Commerce and
                                          AGENCY:  National Marine Fisheries                                       JSA activities. The meeting is open to                                   Department of the Interior. The purpose
                                          Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and                                     the public and participants are                                          of the coordinating group is to increase
                                          Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),                                       encouraged to register in advance.                                       the overall effectiveness and
                                          Commerce.                                                                Participants must present valid photo                                    productivity of Federal aquaculture
                                          ACTION: Notice of public meeting for the
                                                                                                                   identification to enter the building.                                    research, transfer, and assistance
                                          Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture of                                     More information is available at http://                                 programs. In fulfilling this purpose the
                                          the Committee on Science National                                        aquaculture.noaa.gov.                                                    coordinating group:
                                                                                                                                                                                              (1) Reviews the national needs for
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                                          Science and Technology Council.                                          DATES: The meeting is scheduled for
                                                                                                                                                                                            aquaculture research, transfer, and
                                                                                                                   Thursday, July 10, 2008, from 8:30 a.m.
                                          SUMMARY: This notice announces the                                                                                                                assistance;
                                                                                                                   until 12:30 pm. e.s.t.
                                          schedule and proposed agenda for a                                                                                                                  (2) Assesses the effectiveness and
                                          meeting of the Joint Subcommittee on                                     ADDRESSES:  NOAA Headquarters                                            adequacy of Federal efforts to meet
                                          Aquaculture (JSA) of the Committee on                                    Building #4, 1305 East-West Hwy.,                                        those national needs;


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                                             (3) Undertakes planning,                             ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION                               If you send an e-mail comment directly
                                          coordination, and communication                         AGENCY                                                 to EPA without going through http://
                                          among Federal agencies engaged in the                                                                          www.regulations.gov your e-mail
                                                                                                  [EPA–HQ–OAR–2003–0078; FRL–8574–8]
                                          science, engineering, and technology of                                                                        address will be automatically captured
                                          aquaculture;                                            Agency Information Collection                          and included as part of the comment
                                                                                                  Activities: Proposed Collection;                       that is placed in the public docket and
                                             (4) Collects, compiles, and
                                                                                                  Comment Request; Reporting Under                       made available on the Internet. If you
                                          disseminates information on
                                                                                                  EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach                        submit an electronic comment, EPA
                                          aquaculture;                                                                                                   recommends that you include your
                                                                                                  Program—EPA ICR No. 1849.03
                                             (5) Encourages joint programs among                                                                         name and other contact information in
                                          Federal agencies in areas of mutual                     AGENCY: Environmental Protection                       the body of your comment and with any
                                          interest; and;                                          Agency (EPA).                                          disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA
                                             (6) Recommends specific actions on                   ACTION: Notice.                                        cannot read your comment due to
                                          issues, problems, plans, and programs                                                                          technical difficulties and cannot contact
                                                                                                  SUMMARY: In compliance with the                        you for clarification, EPA may not be
                                          in aquaculture.
                                                                                                  Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44                      able to consider your comment.
                                             The JSA addresses issues of national                 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document                    Electronic files should avoid the use of
                                          scope and importance and may form                       announces that EPA is planning to                      special characters, any form of
                                          national task forces, working groups or                 submit a request to reinstate a                        encryption, and be free of any defects or
                                          special projects to facilitate a                        previously approved Information                        viruses. For additional information
                                          coordinated, systematic approach to                     Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of              about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA
                                          addressing critical issues and needs.                   Management and Budget (OMB). The                       Docket Center homepage at http://
                                          The JSA reports to the Committee on                     previously approved ICR expired on 07/                 www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.
                                          Science of the National Science and                     31/2007.                                               FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                          Technology Council.                                     DATES: Comments must be submitted on                   Victoria Ludwig, Climate Change
                                             The agenda for this meeting is as                    or before August 4, 2008.                              Division, Office of Atmospheric
                                          follows:                                                ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,                       Programs, 6207J, Environmental
                                                                                                  identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–                    Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
                                          Thursday, July 10, 2008—8:30 a.m. to
                                                                                                  OAR–2003–0078 by one of the following                  Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460;
                                          12:30 p.m. EST
                                                                                                  methods: http://www.regulations.gov:                   telephone number: (202) 343–9291; fax
                                          Agenda                                                  Follow the online instructions for                     number: (202) 343–2202; e-mail address
                                                                                                  submitting comments. E-mail: a-and-r-                  ludwig.victoria@epa.gov.
                                            I. Overview of Joint Subcommittee on                  Docket@epa.gov. Fax Number: 202–566–                   SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
                                          Aquaculture Activities                                  9744. Phone Number: 202–566–1742.
                                                                                                  Mail: Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–                        How Can I Access the Docket and/or
                                            II. Reports from JSA Task Forces and
                                                                                                  2003–0078, Environmental Protection                    Submit Comments?
                                          Working Groups
                                                                                                  Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200                             EPA has established a public docket
                                            a. Working Group on Aquaculture
                                                                                                  Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington,                    for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA–
                                          Drugs, Vaccines and Pesticides                          DC 20460. Hand Delivery: EPA Docket                    HQ–OAR–2003–0078, which is
                                            b. National Aquatic Animal Health                     Center, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW.,                   available for online viewing at http://
                                          Task Force on Aquaculture                               Room 3334, Washington, DC 20460                        www.regulations.gov, or in person
                                            c. National Aquaculture Research and                  (Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–                       viewing at the Air and Radiation Docket
                                          Technology Task Force                                   OAR–2003–0078). Such deliveries are                    in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC),
                                                                                                  only accepted during the Docket’s                      EPA West, Room 3334, 1301
                                            III. Reports on other Federal                         normal hours of operation, and special                 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington,
                                          Interagency Initiatives                                 arrangements should be made for                        DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room
                                            IV. Questions and comments on JSA                     deliveries of boxed information.                       is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
                                          activities                                                Instructions: Direct your comments to                Monday through Friday, excluding legal
                                            This meeting will be open to the                      Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2003–                         holidays. The telephone number for the
                                          public. Participants must have a valid                  0078. EPA’s policy is that all comments                Reading Room is 202–566–1744, and the
                                          photo ID to gain entrance to the                        received will be included in the public                telephone number for the Air and
                                                                                                  docket without change and may be                       Radiation Docket is 202–566–1742. Use
                                          building. Registration information and
                                                                                                  made available online at http://                       http://www.regulations.gov to obtain a
                                          directions are available online at: http://
                                                                                                  www.regulations.gov, including any                     copy of the previously approved
                                          aquaculture.noaa.gov.
                                                                                                  personal information provided, unless                  Information Collection Request EPA ICR
                                            Dated: May 28, 2008.                                  the comment includes information                       No. 1849.03, submit or view public
                                          Samuel D. Rauch III,                                    claimed to be Confidential Business                    comments, access the index listing of
                                          Deputy Assistant Administrator For                      Information (CBI) or other information                 the contents of the docket, and to access
                                          Regulatory Programs, National Marine                    whose disclosure is restricted by statute.             those documents in the public docket
                                          Fisheries Service.                                      Do not submit information that you                     that are available electronically. Once in
                                          [FR Doc. E8–12320 Filed 6–2–08; 8:45 am]                consider to be CBI or otherwise                        the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in
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                                                                                                  protected through http://                              the docket ID number identified in this
                                                                                                  www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The                     document.
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