[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 152 (Wednesday, August 7, 2013)]
[Pages 48158-48159]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19080]




Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing a 
meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (Council), 
established under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). This meeting is 
scheduled for October 9 and 10, 2013, in Arlington, VA. The Council 
typically considers various issues associated with drinking water 
protection and public water systems. During this meeting, the Council 
will focus discussions on the proposed regulatory revisions to the Lead 
and Copper Rule under the SDWA as well as other program issues.

DATES: The meeting on October 9, 2013 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, and on October 10, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 
p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the EPA Potomac Yard Conference 
Center at 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia, 22202, in room North 
4830 (4th floor) and will be open to the public. All attendees must go 
through a metal detector, sign in with the security desk, and show 
government issued photo identification to enter government buildings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who would like

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to register and receive pertinent information, present an oral 
statement or submit a written statement for the October 9 and 10 
meeting should contact Roy Simon, by September 6; by email at 
[email protected]; by phone at 202-564-3868; or by regular mail at U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking 
Water (MC 4601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20460. 
Further details about participating in the meeting can be found in the 

    Details about Participating in the Meeting: If you wish to attend 
the meeting, you should provide your email address when you register. 
The EPA will provide updated information on the October meeting to 
registered individuals and organizations in September 2013. The Council 
will allocate one hour for the public's input (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., 
Eastern Time) at the meeting on Thursday, October 10, 2013. Oral 
statements will be limited to five minutes at the meeting. It is 
preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a 
group or organization. To ensure adequate time for public involvement, 
individuals or organizations interested in presenting an oral statement 
should notify Roy Simon no later than September 13, 2013. Any person 
who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after the 
Council meeting. Written statements intended for the meeting must be 
received by September 27, 2013, to be distributed to all members of the 
Council before any final discussion or vote is completed. Any 
statements received on or after the date specified will become part of 
the permanent file for the meeting and will be forwarded to the Council 
members for their information.
    National Drinking Water Advisory Council: The Council was created 
by Congress on December 16, 1974, as part of the SDWA of 1974, Public 
Law 93-523, 42 U.S.C. 300j-5, and is operated in accordance with the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. 
App.2. The Council was established under the SDWA to provide practical 
and independent advice, consultation and recommendations to the EPA 
Administrator on the activities, functions, policies, and regulations 
required by the SDWA.
    Special Accommodations: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Roy Simon at 202-564-3868 
or by email at [email protected]. To request accommodation of a 
disability, please contact Roy Simon at least 10 days prior to the 
meeting to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

    Dated: July 30, 2013.
Eric M. Bissonette,
Acting Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
[FR Doc. 2013-19080 Filed 8-6-13; 8:45 am]