[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 178 (Tuesday, September 15, 1998)]
[Page 49343]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-24699]



Environmental Management Advisory Board Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (Public Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770), notice is hereby given of the 
following Advisory Committee meeting:

NAME: Environmental Management Advisory Board.

DATE AND TIMES: Thursday, October 8, 1998, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

PLACE: U.S. Department of Energy/Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence 
Avenue, S.W.; Room 1E-245, Washington, D.C. 20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James T. Melillo, Special Assistant to 
the Assistant Secretary for Envionmental Management; Environmental 
Management Advisory Board (EMAB), EM-22, 1000 Independence Avenue, 
S.W., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-4400. The Internet address is: 
James.M[email protected].


Purpose of the Board

    The purpose of the Board is to provide the Assistant Secre tary for 
Environmental Management (EM) with advice and recommendations on issues 
confronting the Environmental Management program from the perspectives 
of affected groups and state, local, and tribal governments. The Board 
will help to improve the Environmental Management Program by assisting 
in the process of securing consensus recommendations, and providing the 
Department's numerous publics with opportunities to express their 
opinions regarding the Environmental Management Program.

Tentative Agenda

Thursday, October 8, 1998

Chairmen Open Public Meeting
Opening Remarks
Technology Development and Transfer Committee Report
Science Committee Report
Privatization Committee Report
Long Term Stewardship Committee Report
Accelerating Closure Committee Report
Public Comment Period
Working Lunch/Worker Health and Safety Committee
Native American Cultural Awareness
Board Business
Public Comment Period
Meeting Adjourns

    A final agenda will be available at the meeting.

Public Participation

    The meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed 
with the Board either before or after the meeting. Members of the 
public who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items 
should either contact James T. Melillo at the address or telephone 
number listed above, or call 1-(800) 736-3282, the Center for 
Environmental Management Information and register to speak during the 
public comment session of the meeting. Individuals may also register on 
October 8, 1998 at the meeting site. Every effort will be made to hear 
all those wishing to speak to the Board, on a first come, first serve 
basis. Those who call in and reserve time will be given the opportunity 
to speak first. The Board Chair is empowered to conduct the meeting in 
a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business.

Transcripts and Minutes

    A meeting transcript and minutes will be available for public 
review and copying at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, 
1E-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, 
DC 20585 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.

    Issued at Washington, DC on September 10, 1998.
Rachel M. Samuel,
Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 98-24699 Filed 9-14-98; 8:45 am]