[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 179 (Tuesday, September 16, 2014)]
[Pages 55474-55475]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22060]




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), as 
authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The meeting is 
scheduled for November 6 and 7, 2014. 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 approaches to regulating groups of carcinogenic volatile organic 
chemicals, harmful algal blooms, climate and drinking water issues and 
other program topics. In addition, the Council will also discuss 
options for compliance schedules relative to the Long Term 2 Enhanced 
Surface Water Treatment Rule.

DATES: The meeting on November 6, 2014, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m., eastern time, and on November 7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 
2:00 p.m., eastern time.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in Room 1117-A at the EPA 
William Jefferson Clinton East Building, 1201 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20004. All attendees must go through a metal detector, 
sign in with the security desk and show government-issued photo 
identification to enter government buildings.

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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 November 6 and 7 
meeting should contact Roy Simon by October 17, 2014, by email at 
[email protected]; by phone at 202-564-3868; or by regular mail at the 
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water 
and Drinking Water, William Jefferson Clinton East, (Mail Code 4601-M), 
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. Further details 
about participating in the meeting can be found in the SUPPLEMENTARY 

    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 November 6 and 7 
meeting to registered individuals and organizations by October 29, 
2014. 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 November 7, 2014. Oral 
statements will be limited to five minutes at the meeting. It is 
preferred that only one person present a 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 October 17, 2014. 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 October 29, 2014, 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 an accommodation for a 
disability, please contact Roy Simon at least 10 days prior to the 
meeting to give the EPA as much time as possible to process your 

    Dated: September 8, 2014.
Peter Grevatt,
Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
[FR Doc. 2014-22060 Filed 9-15-14; 8:45 am]