Thursday's meeting announcements: Legal aid panel to meet

A panel on institutional advancement at the Legal Services Corporation, which funds legal aid for low-income Americans, is holding a teleconference on Oct. 1 to hear comments from the public and discuss a case statement. 

The Pentagon’s advisory committee on the structure of the Air Force is meeting in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Oct. 4. 

On Oct. 7, the National Park Service will host a meeting in Washington to discuss historic trails along the Chesapeake Bay. 

The board of directors for a federal community service panel are meeting in Washington on Oct. 9 

A new advisory committee for making railways accessible to people with disabilities is holding its first meeting on Oct. 15 and 16. 

A federal committee seeking to promote minority banks and other depository institutions is meeting on Oct. 16 in Washington. 

Additionally, the Forest Service’s advisory board for the Black Hills will meet in Rapid City, S.D., on Oct. 16. 

Also on Oct. 16, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) panel will meet to provide advice on North American environmental cooperation and trade issues. 

The National Science Foundation’s engineering committee is meeting on Oct. 16 and 17. 

A panel of experts will meet to review an EPA toxic chemical risk assessment on Oct. 16, Oct. 31 and Nov. 14. 

A Federal Aviation Administration office is holding a meeting on Oct. 18 to help prepare for an upcoming international session on transporting hazardous materials via airplane. 

Also on Oct. 18, the U.S. Mint’s advisory committee is meeting to discuss coins and a medal program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration are sponsoring a public meeting on Oct. 23 to help inform U.S. positions ahead of an international meeting on food hygiene

On Nov. 12, the Bureau of Land Management will host a meeting of its Northeast California resource advisory council.