[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 247 (Monday, December 23, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Page 67587]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-32471]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[CGD8-96-060]


Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee Ports 
and Waterways Safety Systems ad hoc Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee 
Ports and Waterways Safety Systems ad hoc Committee will hold 8 
meetings to develop a baseline Vessel Traffic Service system for the 
Lower Mississippi River area. The meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The meetings will be held from 9 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on 
Wednesday, January 22, 1997, Wednesday, February 5, 1997, Thursday, 
February 20, 1997, Wednesday March 5, 1997, Friday, March 21, 1997, 
Wednesday, April 2, 1997, Thursday, April 17, 1997 and Tuesday, April 
29, 1997.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the New Orleans Board of Trade, 
Ltd., 316 Board of Trade Place, New Orleans, Louisiana.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. Monty Ledet, USCG, Administrator, Lower Mississippi River Waterway 
Safety Advisory Committee, c/o Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District 
(m), Room 1341, Hale Boggs Federal Building, 501 Magazine Street, New 
Orleans, LA 70130-3396, telephone (504) 589-4686.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings are given pursuant 
to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 section 1 et 
seq. The meetings are open to the public. Members of the public are 
encouraged to provide oral or written comments to a committee 
representative in advance of the meeting. Due to time constraints, only 
written comments will be received during a meeting. Written comments 
presented during a meeting will be submitted for consideration at the 
next meeting.

    The agenda for the meeting consists of the following items:
    (1) Presentation of the committee charter.
    (2) Review of previous meeting minutes.
    (3) Committee discussions.
    (4) Adjournment.

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, contact the Committee 
Administrator as soon as possible.

    Dated: December 13, 1996.
T.W. Josiah,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 96-32471 Filed 12-20-96; 8:45 am]
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