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Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Request for applications.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways.

DATES:

Application forms should reach the Coast Guard on or before October 31, 2003.

ADDRESSES:

You may request an application form by writing to Commandant (G-MSO-3), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001; by calling (202) 267-1217/0081; or by faxing (202) 267-4570. Submit application forms to the same address. This notice and the application form are available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov in docket USCG-2003-15570. The application form is also available at http://www.uscg.mil/​hq/​g-m/​advisory/​ctac/​ctac.htm.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Commander Robert J. Hennessy, Executive Director of CTAC, or Ms. Sara S. Ju, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone (202) 267-1217/0081, fax (202) 267-4570.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) is a Federal advisory committee constituted under 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770). It provides advice and makes recommendations to the Commandant through the Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways. The advice and recommendations of CTAC also assist the U.S. Coast Guard in formulating the position of the United States on hazardous material transportation issues prior to meetings of the International Maritime Organization.

CTAC meets at least once a year at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. It may meet more often than once a year as necessary. CTAC's subcommittees and working groups may meet to perform specific assignments as required.

We will consider applications received in response to this notice for eight positions that expire in December 2003. Applications should reach us by October 31, 2003, but we will consider applications received later if they arrive before we make our recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security. To be eligible, applicants should have experience in chemical manufacturing, vessel design and construction, marine transportation of chemicals, occupational safety and health, or marine environmental protection issues associated with chemical transportation. Each member serves for a term of 3 years. Some members may serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense, and receive no salary, reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the Federal Government.

In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethnic diversity, the Coast Guard encourages applications from qualified women and members of minority groups.

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Dated: July 8, 2003.

Joseph J. Angelo,

Director of Standards, Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection.

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[FR Doc. 03-17725 Filed 7-11-03; 8:45 am]

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