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National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.


Committee Management; Notice of an Open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.


The National Infrastructure Advisory Council will meet on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at The Auditorium, 2451 Crystal Drive (first floor), Arlington, VA 22202. This meeting will be open to the public.


The National Infrastructure Advisory Council will meet on June 30, 2015 from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. EDT. The meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. For additional information, please consult the National Infrastructure Advisory Council Web site,​NIAC, or contact the National Infrastructure Advisory Council Secretariat by phone at (703) 235-2888 or by email at


The Auditorium, 2451 Crystal Drive, First Floor, Arlington, VA 22202. Members of the public will register at the table at the door to the meeting room. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Council as listed in the “Summary” section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than 12:00 p.m. on June 30, 2015, in order to be considered by the Council in its meeting. The comments must be identified by “DHS-2015-0019,” and may be submitted by any one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting written comments.
  • Email: Include the docket number in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (703) 603-5098.
  • Mail: Nancy Wong, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607.

Instructions: All written submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and the docket number for this action. Written comments received will be posted without alteration at, including any personal information provided.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, go to Enter “NIAC 2015” in the search line and the Web site will list all relevant documents for your review. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide oral comments on the topics on the meeting agenda below, and on any previous studies issued by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council. We request that comments be limited to the issues and studies listed in the meeting agenda and previous National Infrastructure Advisory Council studies. All previous National Infrastructure Advisory Council studies can be located at​NIAC. Public comments may be submitted in writing or presented in person for the Council to consider. Comments received by Nancy Wong after 12:00 p.m. on June 29, 2015, will still be accepted and reviewed by the members, but not necessarily by the time of the meeting. In-person presentations will be limited to three minutes per speaker, with no more than 15 minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in making in-person comments should register on the Public Comment Registration list available at the meeting location no later than 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting.

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Nancy Wong, National Infrastructure Advisory Council, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, (703) 235-2888.

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Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Start Printed Page 34452Appendix. The National Infrastructure Advisory Council shall provide the President, through the Secretary of Homeland Security, with advice on the security and resilience of the Nation's critical infrastructure sectors. The NIAC will meet to discuss issues relevant to critical infrastructure security and resilience as directed by the President.

The meeting will commence at 1:30 p.m. EDT. At this meeting, the Council will receive an unclassified briefing from government officials on the implementation progress of recommendations in the Council's 2012 report on “Intelligence Information Sharing.” The Council will receive and deliberate on the Transportation Resiliency Working Group draft report and recommendations. A government official will provide the Council a briefing on climate impacts to infrastructure systems to support the development of the council's new study (to be presented by senior Federal government representatives following the presentation) to provide recommendations on improving infrastructure security and resilience to climate-related hazards. Finally, the Administration will provide the Council with additional new taskings for the coming year. All presentations and the draft transportation resilience report will be posted no later than one week prior to the meeting on the Council's public Web page—​NIAC, in the section titled, “Meeting Resources”.

Public Meeting Agenda

I. Opening of Meeting

II. Roll Call of Members

III. Opening Remarks and Introductions

IV. Approval of March 20, 2015 Meeting Minutes

V. Government Progress Report on 2012 Intelligence Information Sharing Recommendations

VI. Working Group Presentation on Transportation Resilience Report and Recommendations

VII. Public Comment: Topics Limited to Agenda Topics and Previously Issued National Infrastructure Advisory Council Studies and Recommendations

VIII. Discussion and Deliberation on the Transportation Resilience Report and Recommendations

IX. Government Presentation on Climate Impacts to Infrastructure Systems

X. Discussion and Recommendations on Scope of Climate Impact Topic of Study

XI. Discussion of Additional Administration-Identified Taskings for Coming Year

XII. Closing Remarks

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Nancy J. Wong,

Designated Federal Officer for the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.

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[FR Doc. 2015-14673 Filed 6-15-15; 8:45 am]