[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 164 (Thursday, August 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 50985]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20701]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National 
Forest System Land Management Planning Rule

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the 
National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule will meet in 
Washington, DC. The committee operates in compliance with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to provide 
advice and recommendations on the implementation of the National Forest 
System Land Management Rule. The meeting is open to the public. The 
purpose of the meeting is to perform administrative tasks such as 
ethics training, Federal Advisory Committee Act training, and 
establishing committee operating procedures. Another objective of the 
meeting is to define areas where the committee can provide the most 
valuable input and recommendations for implementation of the new 
planning rule.

DATES: The meeting will be held on September 11-13, 2012, from 9:00 
a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Courtyard Washington located 
at 1325 2nd Street NE., Washington, DC.
    Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary 
Information. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, 
are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and 
copying. The public may inspect comments received at 201 14th Street 
SW., Washington, DC, 3rd Floor Central. Please call ahead to 202-205-
0895 to facilitate entry into the building to view comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Helwig, Ecosystem Management 
Coordination, 202-205-0892, jahelwig@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following business will be conducted: 
(1) Determine the scope and initial tasks of the committee, (2) ethics 
training, and (3) administrative tasks. Further information, including 
the meeting agenda, will be posted on the Planning Rule Advisory 
Committee Web site at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/planningrule/committee.
    Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of 
the committee may file written statements with the committee staff 
before the meeting. Written comments must be sent to USDA Forest 
Service, Ecosystem Management Coordination, 201 14th Street SW., Mail 
Stop 1104, Washington, DC 20250-1104. Comments may also be sent via 
email to Jennifer Helwig at jahelwig@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 
202-205-1012. A summary of the meeting will be posted at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/planningrule/committee within 21 days of the 
meeting. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the 
attention of the committee may file written statements with the 
committee staff before the meeting.
    Meeting Accommodations: If you require sign language interpreting, 
assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation, please 
request this in advance of the meeting by contacting the person listed 
in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable 
accommodation requests are managed on a case-by-case basis.

    Dated: August 15, 2012.
James W. Pe[ntilde]a,
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 2012-20701 Filed 8-22-12; 8:45 am]
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