[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 181 (Tuesday, September 18, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57558-57559]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-22383]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) 
will meet September 24, 2012.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled as follows: September 24, 2012, 1 p.m.-
4 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Building SSMC-4 auditorium 
of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Silver 
Spring, MD 20910. The NOAA auditorium is located at 1301 East West 
Highway (SSMC-4 1301 auditorium on the right), Silver Spring, Maryland 
20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tahara Dawkins, NOAA/NESDIS/CRSRA, 
1335 East West Highway, Room 8260, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; 
telephone (301) 713-3385, fax (301) 713-1249, email 
Tahara.Dawkins@noaa.gov, or Richard James at telephone (301) 713-0572, 
email Richard.James@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a) (2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1982), notice is hereby 
given of the meeting of ACCRES. ACCRES was established by the Secretary 
of Commerce (Secretary) on May 21, 2002, to advise the Secretary 
through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on 
long-range and short-range strategies for the licensing of commercial 
remote sensing satellite systems.

Matters To Be Considered

    The meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Section 10(d) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, as amended by 
Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94-409 and 
in accordance with Section 552b(c)(1) of Title 5, United States Code.
    All other portions of the meeting will be open to the public. The 
Committee will receive a presentation on updates of NOAA's licensing 
activities. The committee will also receive public comments on its 
activities.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be directed to 
ACCRES, NOAA/NESDIS/CRSRA, 1335 East West Highway, Room 8260, Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910.

Additional Information and Public Comments

    Any member of the public wishing further information concerning the 
meeting or who wishes to submit oral or written comments should contact 
Tahara Dawkins, Designated Federal Officer for ACCRES, NOAA/NESDIS/
CRSRA, 1335 East West Highway, Room 8260, Silver Spring, Maryland 
20910. Copies of the draft meeting agenda can be obtained from Richard 
James at (301) 713-0572, fax (301) 713-1249, or email 
richard.james@noaa.gov.
    The ACCRES expects that public statements presented at its meetings 
will not be repetitive of previously-submitted oral or written 
statements. In general, each individual or group making an oral 
presentation may be limited to a total time of five minutes. Written 
comments (please provide at least 15 copies) received in the NOAA/
NESDIS/CRSRA on or before September 19, 2012, will be provided to 
Committee members in advance of the meeting. Comments received too 
close to the meeting date will normally be provided to Committee 
members at the meeting.


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    Dated: September 6, 2012.
Mary E. Kicza,
Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-22383 Filed 9-17-12; 8:45 am]
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