[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 172 (Tuesday, September 7, 2010)]
[Pages 54340-54341]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-22199]




National Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notification of 
Public Teleconference and Public Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notification of Public Teleconference and Public Comment.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public 
Law 92-463, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hereby 
provides notice that the National Environmental Justice Advisory 
Council (NEJAC) will host a public teleconference meeting on Monday, 
September 23, 2010, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary topics 
of discussion will be EPA's charge to the NEJAC on incorporating 
environmental justice concerns into permits under Federal environmental 
laws, and EPA's draft Plan EJ 2014. This NEJAC National Public 
Teleconference meeting is open to the public. There will be a public 
comment period beginning at 3:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time. 
Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments relevant to 
the topic of the meeting.
    For additional information about registering to attend the meeting 
or to provide public comment, please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Due 
to a limited number of telephone lines, attendance will be on a first-
come, first-served basis. There is no fee to attend, but pre-
registration is required. Registration for the teleconference meeting 
closes September 20, 2010. The deadline to sign up for public comment, 
or to submit written public comments, is also September 20.

DATES: The NEJAC teleconference meeting on September 23, 2010, will 
begin promptly at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: To register via E-mail: Send an e-
mail to [email protected] with 
``Register for the September NEJAC Teleconference'' in the subject 

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Please provide your name, organization, city and state, e-mail address, 
and telephone number for future follow-up. To register by Phone or Fax: 
Send a fax (please print), or leave a voice message, with your name, 
organization, city and state, e-mail address, and telephone number to 
877-773-0779. Please remember to specify which meeting you are 
registering to attend (e.g. NEJAC--September meeting). Please also 
state whether you would like to be put on the list to provide public 
comment, and whether you are submitting written comments before the 
September 23 deadline. Non-English speaking attendees wishing to 
arrange for a foreign language interpreter also may make appropriate 
arrangements using these numbers.
    Questions or correspondence concerning the teleconference meeting 
should be directed to Mr. Aaron Bell, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (MC2201A), Washington, DC 
20460; by telephone at (202) 564-1044, via e-mail at 
[email protected]; or by fax at (202) 564-1624. Additional information 
about the NEJAC and upcoming meetings is available on the following Web 
site: http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac/meetings.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Charter of the NEJAC states that the 
advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the 
Administrator on areas that may include, among other things, ``advice 
about broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental justice, 
including environment-related strategic, scientific, technological, 
regulatory, and economic issues related to environmental justice.''
    A. Public Comment: Members of the public who wish to attend the 
September 23, 2010, teleconference meeting or to provide public comment 
must pre-register by 11 a.m. Eastern Time, Monday, September 20. 
Individuals or groups making remarks during the public comment period 
will be limited to a total time of five minutes. Only one 
representative of a community, organization, or group will be allowed 
to speak. Written comments also can be submitted for the record. The 
suggested format for individuals providing public comments is as 
follows: Name of Speaker, Name of Organization/Community/E-mail, a 
brief description of the concern, and what you want the NEJAC to advise 
EPA to do. Written comments received by 11 a.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, 
September 23, 2010, will be included in the materials distributed to 
the members of the NEJAC. Written comments received after that time 
will be provided to the NEJAC as time allows. All written comments 
should be sent to EPA's support contractor, APEX Direct, Inc., via e-
mail or fax as listed in the FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT section 
    B. Information about Services for Individuals with Disabilities: 
For information about access or services for individuals with 
disabilities, please contact Ms. Estela Rosas, EPA Contractor, APEX 
Direct, Inc., at 877-773-0779 or via e-mail at 
[email protected]. To request 
special accommodations for a disability, please contact Ms. Rosas, at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting, to give EPA sufficient time 
to process your request. All requests should be sent to the address, e-
mail, or FAX number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT 
section above.

    Dated: August 31, 2010.
Victoria Robinson,
Designated Federal Officer, National Environmental Justice Advisory 
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