[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 24, 2011)]
[Pages 52932-52933]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21589]



Natural Resources Conservation Service

Notice of Meeting of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Agricultural Air Quality Task Force (AAQTF) will meet to 
continue discussions on critical air quality issues relating to 
agriculture. Special emphasis will be placed on obtaining a greater 
understanding about the relationship between agricultural production 
and air quality. The meeting

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is open to the public; a draft agenda is included in this notice.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 8 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, 
September 21-22, 2011, and conclude at 5 p.m. on Wednesday and 4 p.m. 
on Thursday, respectively. A public comment period will be held. 
Individuals making oral presentations should contact Elvis L. Graves 
and bring 26 copies of any material they would like distributed. 
Written material for AAQTF to be considered prior to the meeting must 
be received by Elvis Graves (address given below) no later than 
September 9, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held on the campus of Kansas State 
University, Alumni Center, located at the corner of 17th and Anderson 
Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions and comments should be 
directed to Elvis L. Graves, Designated Federal Official. Mr. Graves 
may be contacted at NRCS, Post Office Box 2890, Washington, DC 20013; 
telephone: (202) 720-1858; fax: (202) 720-2646; e-mail: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Additional information 
concerning AAQTF, including revised agendas for the September 21-22, 
2011, meeting that occurs after this Federal Register Notice is 
published, may be viewed at: http://www.airquality.nrcs.usda.gov/AAQTF/index.html.

Draft Agenda for the September 21-22, 2011, AAQTF Meeting

A. Welcome to Manhattan, Kansas
     USDA, NRCS, University, and local officials
B. Review minutes and actions from last meeting
C. USDA and Environmental Protection Agency Updates
D. Air Quality Issues/Concerns Discussions
     Continued discussion of goals for AAQTF
     Committee Updates
E. Next Meeting, time/place
     Public Input (Designated times will be reserved to receive 
public comment. Individual presentations will be limited to 5 minutes).
    *Please note that the timing of events in the agenda is subject to 
change to accommodate changing schedules of expected speakers.


    This meeting is open to the public. At the discretion of the Chair, 
members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. 
Those persons wishing to make oral presentations should notify Elvis L. 
Graves no later than September 9, 2011. Those wishing to distribute 
written materials at the meeting (in conjunction with spoken comments) 
must bring 26 copies of the materials. Written materials for 
distribution to AAQTF members prior to the meeting must be received by 
Mr. Graves no later than September 9, 2011.

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, please 
contact Elvis L. Graves. USDA prohibits discrimination in its programs 
and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, 
religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability. Additionally, 
discrimination on the basis of political beliefs and marital or family 
status is also prohibited by statutes enforced by USDA. (Not all 
prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who 
require alternate means for communication of program information 
(Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact USDA's Target 
Center at (202) 720-2000 (voice and TDD).

    Signed in Washington, DC, on August 15, 2011.
Dave White,
Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-21589 Filed 8-23-11; 8:45 am]