Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Ballast Water and Shipping Committee Meeting

Summary:

This notice announces a meeting of the Ballast Water and Shipping Committee of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. The meeting topics are identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

Dates:

The Committee will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday, October 30, 2000 and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 31, 2000.

Addresses:

The meeting will be held at the Coast Guard Headquarters, Room2415, 2100 Second Street, SW, Washington, DC.

For further information contact:

LT Mary Pat McKeown, U.S. Coast Guard, Chair, Ballast Water and Shipping Committee, at 202-267-0500 or by e-mail at mmckeown@comdt.uscg.mil or Sharon Gross, Executive Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force at 703-358-2308 or by e-mail at: sharon_gross@fws.gov

Supplementary information:

Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. I), this notice announces a meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Ballast Water and Shipping Committee. The Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (16 U.S.C. 4701-4741). Topics to be addressed at this meeting include: updates from the AD-Hoc Environmental Soundness Working Group and the Ad-Hoc Workgroup on Ballast Water Treatment Standards; and the present and future role and purpose of the committee.

Minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Suite 851, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1622, and the Chair of the Ballast Water and Shipping Committee at the Environmental Standards Division, Office of Operations and Environmental Standards, U.S. Coast Guard (G-MSO-4), 2100 Second Street, SW, room 1309, Washington, DC 20593-0001. Minutes for the meetings will be available at these locations for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through Friday.

Dated: October 6, 2000. Cathleen I. Short,

Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant Director—Fisheries.

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