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Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council (Council) was established by the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-320) (Act) to receive reports and advise federal agencies on implementing the Act. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Reclamation announces that the Council will meet as detailed below.

Dates and Location:

The Council will conduct a meeting at the following time and location:

Tuesday, October 27, 2009—Phoenix, Arizona—The meeting will be held at the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Office, 23636 North 7th Street, Phoenix, Arizona. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m., recess at approximately 2:30 p.m., and reconvene briefly the following day at approximately 1 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting of the Council is open to the public. Any member of the public may file written statements with the Council before, during, or up to 30 days after the meeting either in person or by mail. To the extent that time permits, the Council chairman will allow public presentation of oral comments at the meeting. To allow full consideration of information by Council members, written notice must be provided to Mr. Kib Jacobson, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Regional Office, 125 South State Street, Room 6107, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138-1147; telephone (801) 524-3753; facsimile (801) 524-3826; e-mail at: kjacobson@usbr.gov at least FIVE (5) days prior to the meeting. Any written comments received prior to the meeting will be provided to Council members at the meeting.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kib Jacobson, telephone (801) 524-3753; facsimile (801) 524-3826; e-mail at: kjacobson@usbr.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the accomplishments of federal agencies and make recommendations on future activities to control salinity. Council members will be briefed on the status of salinity control activities and receive input for drafting the Council's annual report. The Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and United States Geological Survey of the Department of the Interior; the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the Department of Agriculture; and the Environmental Protection Agency will each present a progress report and a schedule of activities on salinity control in the Colorado River Basin. The Council will discuss salinity control activities, the contents of the reports, and the Basin States Program created by Public Law 110-246, which amended the Act.

Public Disclosure

Before including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

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Dated: September 15, 2009.

Brent Rhees,

Assistant Regional Director—Upper Colorado Region.

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[FR Doc. E9-24295 Filed 10-7-09; 8:45 am]

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