[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 213 (Monday, November 4, 2013)]
[Page 65981]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-26355]




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 (EPA) is announcing a 
meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (Council), 
established under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The meeting is 
scheduled for December 11 and 12, 2013. This meeting of the Council was 
postponed from October 9 and 10, 2013, due to the government shutdown. 
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 

DATES: The meeting on December 11, 2013, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, and on December 12, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 
2:30 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 1117-A, EPA--East William 
Jefferson Clinton Building, 1201 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20460 and the meeting 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 
to register and receive pertinent information, present an oral 
statement or submit a written statement for the December 11 and 12 
meeting should contact Roy Simon, by November 25, 2013, 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 December 11 and 12 
meeting to registered individuals and organizations by December 6, 
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 December 11, 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 November 25, 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 December 2, 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: October 24, 2013.
Peter Grevatt,
Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
[FR Doc. 2013-26355 Filed 11-1-13; 8:45 am]