[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 79 (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 17839]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08458]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

 Geological Survey

[GX18GC009PLFM00]


Public Meeting of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping 
Program (NCGMP) and National Geological and Geophysical Data 
Preservation Program (NGGDPP) Advisory Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, 
the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce 
that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the NCGMP and NGGDPP will 
take place.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1st and 
2nd, 2018, from approximately 9:00 a.m. EST to 4:00 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the USGS National Center, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Marketti, U.S. Geological 
Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 908, Reston, VA 20192, by 
email at [email protected], or by telephone at 703-648-6976.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., 
Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 
U.S.C. 552B, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The NCGMP and NGGDPP Federal Advisory 
Committee will meet to hear updates on progress of the NCGMP towards 
fulfilling the purposes of the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992, 
as well as updates on the NGGDPP towards fulfilling the purposes of the 
Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Committee, comprised of representatives 
from Federal agencies, State agencies, academic institutions, and 
private companies, shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological 
Survey on planning and implementation of the geologic mapping and data 
preservation programs.
    Agenda: Introductions/Update on NGGDPP/Future Planning for NGGDPP 
and discussion/Update on NCGMP/Future Planning for NCGMP and 
discussion/other topics to be determined.
    Meeting Accessibility/Special Accommodations: The meeting is open 
to the public on both days from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
and seating is on a first-come basis. Members of the public wishing to 
attend the meeting or wanting to receive call-in information or a link 
to the live stream webcast should contact Michael J. Marketti by email 
at [email protected] to register no later than five (5) business days 
prior to the meeting. Individuals requiring special accommodations to 
access the public meeting should contact Michael J. Marketti at the 
email stated above or by telephone at 703-648-6976 at least five (5) 
business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can 
be made.
    Public Disclosure of Comments: Time will be allowed at the meeting 
for any individual or organization wishing to make formal oral 
comments. To allow for full consideration of information by the 
committee members, written notice must be provided to Michael J. 
Marketti, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 
908, Reston, VA 20192; by email at [email protected]; or by telephone 
at 703-648-6976, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting. 
Any written comments received will be provided to the committee 
members.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Michael Marketti,
NCGMP Program Analyst, NCGMP/NGGDPP Federal Advisory Committee 
Administrative Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-08458 Filed 4-23-18; 8:45 am]
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