[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2013)]
[Pages 7427-7428]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02215]




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

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting teleconference call.


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 14 members representing academia, 
environmental non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The 
GAC consists of 15 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 this teleconference is to inform committee members 
on the status of Tribes in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The presenter 
will be Mr. James

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Anaya, Special Rapparteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples in the 
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. A copy 
of the agenda will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ofacmo/nacgac-page.htm.

DATES: The NAC/GAC will hold a public teleconference on Friday, 
February 15, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. EPA East Building, 1201 
Constitution Ave. NW., Room 1132, Washington, DC 20004.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments or to provide 
written comments to NAC/GAC should be sent to Oscar Carrillo at 
[email protected] by Thursday, February 7, 2013. The meeting is 
open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served 
basis. Members of the public wishing to participate in the 
teleconference should contact Oscar Carrillo at [email protected] 
or (202) 564-0347 by February 7, 2013.
    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: January 24, 2013.
Oscar Carrillo,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-02215 Filed 1-31-13; 8:45 am]