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Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council

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Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.


Notice of public meeting.

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The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council (Council) was established by the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 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. The meeting of the Council is open to the public.


The Council will convene the meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at 1 p.m. and recess at approximately 5 p.m. The Council will reconvene the meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn the meeting at approximately 11:30 a.m.


The meeting will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the New Mexico State Capitol Building, in room 309. The Capitol Building is located at the corner of streets Old Santa Fe Trail and Paseo de Peralta. Send written comments 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) 524-3847; e-mail at:

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Kib Jacobson, telephone (801) 524-3753; facsimile (801) 524-3847; e-mail at:

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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 at least 5 days prior to the meeting. Any written comments received prior to the meeting will be provided to Council members at the meeting.

The purpose of the meeting is 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.

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Dated: September 2, 2011.

Brent Rhees,

Deputy Regional Director, Upper Colorado Region.

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[FR Doc. 2011-25620 Filed 10-3-11; 8:45 am]