[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 78 (Friday, April 22, 2016)]
[Page 23700]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-09452]



[FRL-9945-51-Region 5]

Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science and 
Information Subcommittee

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


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

DATES: The teleconference will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Central Time, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 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: 1-877-226-9607; participant code: 
605 016 6037.

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, the Board and 
SIS can be found at http://glri.us/public.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The SIS was established in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), Public Law 92-463. The SIS is composed of members from 
governmental, private sector, non-profit and academic organizations, 
appointed by the EPA Administrator in her capacity as Chair of the 
Interagency Task Force (IATF), who were selected based on their 
established records of distinguished service in their professional 
community and their knowledge of ecological protection and restoration 
issues. The SIS will assist the Board in providing ongoing advice on 
Great Lakes adaptive management and may provide other recommendations, 
as requested by the IATF.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The agenda and other materials 
in support of the meeting 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 SIS. Input from 
the public to the SIS will have the most impact if it provides specific 
information for the SIS 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 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 May 9, 
2016 to be placed on the list of public speakers for the meeting.
    Written Statements: Written statements must be received by May 5, 
2016 so that the information may be made available to the SIS 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 meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process 
your request.

    Dated: April 4, 2016.
Cameron Davis,
Senior Advisor to the Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2016-09452 Filed 4-21-16; 8:45 am]