[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 180 (Wednesday, September 17, 2014)]
[Page 55794]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22157]




Information Session; Stakeholder Input on Implementation of the 
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing plans 
to hold an information and stakeholder input session on September 22, 
2014 in New York City, New York to discuss implementation of the 
``Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014'' (WIFIA). A 
second session will be held on September 23, 2014 in New York City if 
registration for the first day exceeds room capacity. Additional 
information and stakeholder input sessions will be held in locations 
around the country through December, 2014. Locations and dates for the 
additional sessions will be announced when they become available.
    WIFIA is an innovative financing mechanism for water-related 
infrastructure of national or regional significance. It was signed into 
law on June 11, 2014 as Public Law 113-121. EPA will be providing an 
overview of the statute, assistance options and terms, and ideas for 
implementing the program. EPA would like participants to discuss 
project ideas and potential selection criteria; opportunities, 
challenges, and questions about implementation; and future stakeholder 
engagement. The intended audience is municipal, state, and regional 
utility decision makers; private finance sector representatives; and 
other interested organizations and parties.

DATES: The session will be held on September 22, 2014, with a possible 
additional session on September 23, 2014, if necessary.

ADDRESSES: The session will be held at: EPA Region 2, Room 27A, 27th 
Floor, 290 Broadway, New York City, NY 10007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about this 
notice, including registration information, contact Jordan Dorfman, EPA 
Headquarters, Office of Water, Office of Wastewater Management at tel.: 
202-564-0614 or email: [email protected]. Members of the public are invited 
to participate in the session as capacity allows.

    Authority: Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, 
Public Law 113-121.

    Dated: September 10, 2014.
Andrew D. Sawyers,
Director, Office of Wastewater Management.
[FR Doc. 2014-22157 Filed 9-16-14; 8:45 am]