[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 85 (Monday, May 4, 2015)]
[Page 25288]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-10366]




National Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notification of 
Public Meeting and Public Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notification of public meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public 
Law 92-463, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hereby 
provides notice that the National Environmental Justice Advisory 
Council (NEJAC) will meet on the dates and times described below. All 
meetings are open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged 
to provide comments relevant to the specific issues being considered by 
the NEJAC. For additional information about registering for public 
comment, please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Due to limited space, 
seating at the NEJAC meeting will be on a first-come, first-served 

DATES: The NEJAC meeting will convene Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 
9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.; and will reconvene on Thursday, May 21, 
2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All noted times are Pacific Standard 
    One public comment period relevant to the specific issues being 
considered by the NEJAC (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION) is scheduled 
for Wednesday, May 20, 2015, starting at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Standard 
Time. Members of the public who wish to participate during the public 
comment period are highly encouraged to pre-register by 6:00 p.m., 
Pacific Standard Time, on Monday, May 11, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The NEJAC meeting will be held at the McMillin Event Center 
at the National Training Center, located at 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego, 
CA 92106.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions or correspondence concerning 
the meeting should be directed to Jasmin Muriel, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, by mail at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., (MC1601A), 
Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at 202-564-4287; via email at 
[email protected]; or by fax at 202-564-1624. Additional 
information about the NEJAC is available at: www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nejac.
    Registration is required for all participants. Pre-registration by 
6:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on Monday, May 11, 2015, for all 
attendees is highly recommended. To register, visit http://nejac-oct2014.eventbrite.com. Please state whether you would like to be put 
on the list to provide oral public comment. Please specify whether you 
are submitting written comments before the 6:00 p.m., Monday, May 11, 
2015, deadline. Non-English speaking attendees wishing to arrange for a 
foreign language interpreter may make appropriate arrangements in 
writing using the above telephone number.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Charter of the NEJAC states that the 
advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the EPA 
Administrator about areas that may include, among other things, 
``advice about broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental 
justice, including environment-related strategic, scientific, 
technological, regulatory, and economic issues related to environmental 
    The meeting shall be used to discuss and receive comments about the 
nexus between sustainability and environmental justice. Specifically, 
the NEJAC will discuss these primary areas: (1) Goods Movement; (2) EJ 
2020 Action Agenda; (3) EJ Best Practices for Local Government; and (4) 
Climate Change. In addition, the meeting will include updates from 
NEJAC work groups.
    A. Public Comment: Individuals or groups making oral presentations 
during the public comment period will be limited to a total time of 
seven minutes. To accommodate the large number of people who want to 
address the NEJAC, only one representative of an organization or group 
will be allowed to speak. If time permits, multiple representatives 
from the same organization can provide comment at the end of the 
session. In addition, those who did not sign up in advance to give 
public comment can sign up on site. The suggested format for written 
public comments is as follows: Name of Speaker; Name of Organization/
Community; City and State; Email address; and a brief description of 
the concern and what you want the NEJAC to advise EPA to do. Written 
comments received by 6 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on Monday May 11, 
2015, will be included in the materials distributed to the members of 
the NEJAC. Written comments received after that date and time will be 
provided to the NEJAC as time allows. All information should be sent to 
the mailing address, email address, or fax number listed in the FOR 
    B. Information about Services for Individuals With Disabilities: 
For information about access or services for individuals with 
disabilities, please contact Jasmin Muriel, at (202) 564-4287 or via 
email at [email protected] To request special accommodations for a 
disability, please contact Ms. Muriel at least four working days prior 
to the meeting, to give EPA sufficient time to process your request. 
All requests should be sent to the address, email, or phone/fax number 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above.

    Dated: April 27, 2015.
Sherri P. White,
Designated Federal Officer, National Environmental Justice Advisory 
[FR Doc. 2015-10366 Filed 5-1-15; 8:45 am]