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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Notice of Meeting.
The Agricultural Air Quality Task Force (AAQTF) will meet to continue discussions on critical air quality issues in relation to agriculture. Special emphasis will be placed on obtaining a greater understanding about the relationship between agricultural production and air quality. The meeting is open to the public, and a draft agenda is included in this notice.
The AAQTF meeting will convene at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, December 4-5, 2013, and conclude at 5:00 p.m. each day. A public comment period will be held on December 5. Individuals wishing to make oral presentations should contact Greg Johnson at (503) 273-2424 or email: email@example.com no later than November 22 and bring 35 copies of any material they would like distributed to the meeting.
Written material intended for AAQTF member consideration prior to the Start Printed Page 69366meeting must be received by Greg Johnson, Designated Federal Official, USDA, NRCS, 1201 Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 1000, Portland Oregon 97232 no later than November 26, 2013.
The meeting will be held at USDA Log Lodge, 302 Log Lodge Road, Beltsville, Maryland 20705.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Questions and comments should be directed to Dr. Greg Johnson, Designated Federal Official, USDA, NRCS, 1201 Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 1000, Portland, Oregon 97232; telephone: (503) 273-2424; fax: (503) 273-2401; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Additional information concerning AAQTF, including any revised agendas for the December 4-5, 2013, meeting that occurs after this Federal Register Notice is published, may be found at: www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/air/taskforce.
Meeting of the AAQTF
December 4-5, 2013
A. Welcome remarks and introductions
B. Review of AAQTF history and purpose
C. USDA Climate Change Program Office update
D. Update on agricultural air quality regulatory issues at EPA
E. AAQTF strategies and goals for 2013-2015
F. AAQTF subcommittee formation and meetings
G. Updates from USDA agencies (FS, NRCS, NIFA, and ARS)
H. Selected agricultural air quality research presentations
I. Public Input (time will be reserved, most likely on the second day, to receive public comments. Individual presentations will be limited to 5 minutes).
The timing of events in the agenda is subject to change to accommodate changing schedules of expected speakers or extended discussions.
This meeting is open to the public. At the discretion of the Chair, members of the public may provide oral presentations during the meeting. Those persons wishing to make oral presentations should notify Greg Johnson no later than November 22, 2013. Those wishing to distribute written materials at the meeting (in conjunction with spoken comments) must bring 35 copies of the materials with them. Written materials for distribution to AAQTF members prior to the meeting must be received by Dr. Johnson no later than November 26, 2013.
Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities
For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, please contact Greg Johnson). USDA prohibits discrimination in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability. Additionally, discrimination on the basis of political beliefs and marital or family status is also prohibited by statutes enforced by USDA. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternate means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact the USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2000 (voice and TDD).Start Signature
Signed this 8th day of November 2013, in Washington, DC.
Jason A. Weller,
Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-27567 Filed 11-18-13; 8:45 am]
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