[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 140 (Thursday, July 23, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 36499]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17469]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary


 Invasive Species Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, National Invasive Species Council.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory 
Committee.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App., notice is hereby given of a 
meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC). The purpose 
of ISAC is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council 
(NISC), as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of 
issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and 
providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, 
and human health impacts that invasive species cause. NISC is co-
chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, 
and the Secretary of Commerce. NISC provides national leadership 
regarding invasive species issues. A meeting of ISAC will be held on 
August 11, 2009 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. EDT. Members of the public are 
invited to attend. A teleconference call-in number will be established. 
The purpose of this meeting is to convene the full ISAC to discuss, 
modify, and consider for adoption the ISAC position paper concerning 
the use of plant species that may be invasive in Federal biofuel 
programs. Meeting space is limited to fifteen individuals and the 
number of telephone call-in lines is limited to seventy. Members of the 
public that wish to attend this meeting or wish to access the 
teleconference lines are requested to contact Delpha Arnold at 202-513-
7243, Fax: (202) 371-1751, or e-mail Delpha_Arnold@ios.doi.gov to 
obtain the call-in number and access code. Requests for call-in numbers 
or to attend must be received before 4:30 p.m. EDT August 7, 2009. 
Attendance will be on a first come first served basis.

DATES: Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee: August 11, 
2009 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: National Invasive Species Council, 1201 Eye Street, NW., 
Suite 570-A; Washington, DC 20005. Members of the public must provide 
photo identification and be cleared through building security prior to 
being escorted to the meeting room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Dionigi, NISC Acting Executive 
Director, (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-1751, or e-mail Chris_Dionigi@ios.doi.gov.

    Dated: July 17, 2009.
Christopher P. Dionigi,
Acting Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. E9-17469 Filed 7-22-09; 8:45 am]
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