[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 181 (Friday, September 18, 2015)]
[Page 56466]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-23474]



[FRL-9934-24-Region 5]

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 public 
teleconference of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (Board). The purpose 
of this teleconference is to discuss the Great Lakes Restoration 
Initiative (GLRI) covering FY15-19 and other relevant matters.

DATES: The teleconference will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 
from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Central Time, 10 a.m. to 12 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 teleconference may contact Rita 
Cestaric, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), by email at 
[email protected]. General information on the GLRI and the Board 
can be found at http://glri.us/public.html.

    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 16 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, educational institutions, and as technical 
    Availability of teleconference materials: The agenda and other 
materials in support of the teleconference will be available at http://glri.us/advisory/index.html.
    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 an 
oral presentation at this public teleconference 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 
October 5, 2015 to be placed on the list of public speakers for the 
    Written statements: Written statements must be received by October 
1, 2015 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 seven days 
prior to the teleconference, to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

    Dated: September 9, 2015.
Cameron Davis,
Senior Advisor to the Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2015-23474 Filed 9-17-15; 8:45 am]