[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 30, 2009)]
[Pages 50181-50182]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-23573]




National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. 
Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, 
EPA gives notice of a meeting of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) 
and Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Representative to 
the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). The 
National and Governmental Advisory Committees advise the EPA 
Administrator in her capacity as the U.S. Representative to the CEC 
Council. The Committees are authorized under Articles 17 and 18 of the 
North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), North 
American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Public Law 103-182, 
and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled ``Federal 
Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental 
Cooperation.'' The NAC is composed of 12 members representing academia, 
environmental non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The 
GAC consists of 12 members representing State, local, and Tribal 
governments. The Committees are responsible for providing advice to the 
U.S. Representative on a wide range of strategic, scientific, 
technological, regulatory, and economic issues related to 
implementation and further elaboration of the NAAEC.
    The purpose of the meeting is to provide advice on the CEC's 2010 
Draft Operational Plan, the CEC's new Strategic Plan, and learn about 
regional trans-boundary environmental issues. The meeting will also 
include a public comment session. A copy of the agenda will be posted 
at http://www.epa.gov/ocem/nacgac-page.htm.

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DATES: The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an 
open meeting on Wednesday, October 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and 
Thursday, October 15, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held, tentatively, at either of these 
hotels: (1) Stowe Mountain Center, 5781 Mountain Road, Stowe, Vermont 
05672. Telephone: 802-253-3558; or, (2) The Essex, 70 Essex Way, Essex 
Junction, VT 05452. Telephone: 802-878-1100. The meeting is open to the 
public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. The 
exact location will be posted, at http://www.epa.gov/ocem/nacgac-page.htm, prior to the meeting. However, interested parties should 
contact Oscar Carrillo (see below).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal 
Officer, [email protected], 202-564-0347, U.S. EPA, Office of 
Cooperative Environmental Management (1601-M), 1200 Pennsylvania 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments or provide 
written comments to the Committees should be sent to Oscar Carrillo, 
Designated Federal Officer, at the contact information above.
    Meeting Access: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Oscar Carrillo at 202-
564-0347 or [email protected]. To request accommodation of a 
disability, please contact Oscar Carrillo, preferably at least 10 days 
prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process 
your request.

    Dated: September 25, 2009.
Cynthia Jones-Jackson,
Acting Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-23573 Filed 9-29-09; 8:45 am]