[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 110 (Monday, June 9, 2014)]
[Page 32953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-13419]



[FRL 9911-94-OA]

Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Great Lakes 
Advisory Board

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a 
teleconference of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (Board). The purpose 
of this meeting is to discuss the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 
covering (GLRI) FY15-19 and other relevant matters.

DATES: The teleconference will be held Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 
9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Central Time, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 
An opportunity will be provided to the public to comment.

ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be held by teleconference 
only. The teleconference number is: (877) 744-6030; Participant code: 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information regarding this meeting may contact Rita Cestaric, 
Designated Federal Officer (DFO), by telephone at 312-886-6815 or email 
at [email protected]. General information on the GLRI and the Board 
can be found at http://www.glri.us.

    Background: The Board is a federal advisory committee chartered 
under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463. EPA 
established the Board in 2013 to provide independent advice to the EPA 
Administrator in her capacity as Chair of the federal Great Lakes 
Interagency Task Force (IATF). The Board conducts business in 
accordance with FACA and related regulations.
    The Board consists of 18 members appointed by EPA's Administrator 
in her capacity as IATF Chair. Members serve as representatives of 
state, local and tribal government, environmental groups, agriculture, 
business, transportation, foundations, educational institutions, and as 
technical experts.
    The Board held teleconferences and meetings in 2013 to develop 
recommendations for the FY 2015-2019 GLRI Action Plan. In December 
2013, the Board issued its Advisory Report. See http://greatlakesrestoration.us/advisory/index.html for other information.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The agenda and other materials 
in support of the teleconference will be available on the GLRI Web site 
at http://www.glri.us in advance of the teleconference.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Federal advisory committees 
provide independent advice to federal agencies. Members of the public 
can submit relevant comments for consideration by the Board. Input from 
the public to the Board will have the most impact if it provides 
specific information for the Board to consider. Members of the public 
wishing to provide comments should contact the DFO directly.
    Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting oral 
presentation at this public meeting will be limited to three minutes 
per speaker, subject to the number of people wanting to comment. 
Interested parties should contact the DFO in writing (preferably via 
email) at the contact information noted above by June 24, 2014 to be 
placed on the list of public speakers for the meeting.
    Written Statements: Written statements must be received by June 24, 
2014 so that the information may be made available to the Board for 
consideration. Written statements should be supplied to the DFO in the 
following formats: One hard copy with original signature and one 
electronic copy via email. Commenters are requested to provide two 
versions of each document submitted: One each with and without 
signatures because only documents without signatures may be published 
on the GLRI Web page.
    Accessibility: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact the DFO at the phone 
number or email address noted above, preferably at least 10 days prior 
to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your 

    Dated: May 29, 2014.
Cameron Davis,
Senior Advisor to the Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-13419 Filed 6-6-14; 8:45 am]