[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 8 (Tuesday, January 13, 2009)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-371]

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XM56

U.S. Climate Change Science Program Draft Unified Synthesis 
Product Report: Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comments.


SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes 
this notice to announce a 45-day public comment period for the second 
draft of the report titled, U.S. Climate Change Science Program Unified 
Synthesis Product (USP). This draft report is being released solely for 
the purpose of pre-dissemination review under applicable information 
quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by 
NOAA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent 
any Agency policy or determination. After consideration of comments 
received on the draft report, a revised version along with the comments 
received will be published on the CCSP web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by February 27, 2009.

ADDRESSES: The draft Unified Synthesis Product is posted on the CCSP 
Web site at:
    Detailed instructions for making comments on this draft report are 
also provided on the CCSP webpage. Comments must be prepared in 
accordance with these instructions and submitted to:
[email protected]

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Fabien Laurier, Climate Change 
Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 250, 
Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 419-3481.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CCSP was established by the President 
in2002 to coordinate and integrate scientific research on global change 
and climate change sponsored by 13 participating departments and 
agencies of the U.S. Government. The CCSP is charged with preparing 
information resources that promote climate-related discussions and 
decisions, including scientific synthesis and assessment analyses that 
support evaluation of important policy issues.

    Dated: January 6, 2009.
William J. Brennan,
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting 
NOAA Administrator, and Director of U.S. Climate Change Science 
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