[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 13 (Friday, January 19, 2018)]
[Page 2774]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00616]




Environmental Financial Advisory Board Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting of the Environmental Financial Advisory 


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Environmental 
Financial Advisory Board (EFAB) will hold a public meeting on February 
20-21, 2018. EFAB is an EPA advisory committee chartered under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide advice and recommendations to 
EPA on creative approaches to funding environmental programs, projects, 
and activities.

DATES: The full board meeting will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2018 
from 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., and Wednesday, February 22, 2018 from 9:00 
a.m.-5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Willard Intercontinental Washington Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania 
Avenue, Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on access or services 
for individuals with disabilities, or to request accommodations for a 
disability, please contact Sandra Williams at (202) 564-4999 or 
[email protected], at least 10 days prior to the meeting to allow 
as much time as possible to process your request.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to hear from 
informed speakers on environmental finance issues, proposed 
legislation, and EPA priorities; to discuss activities, progress, and 
preliminary recommendations with regard to current EFAB work projects; 
and to consider request for assistance from EPA program offices. 
Environmental finance discussions and presentations are expected on, 
but not limited to, the following topics: Predevelopment practices and 
funding tools that can assist local governments in evaluating public-
private partnership as alternatives to current infrastructure delivery 
methods; developing metrics for measuring success of funding programs 
for water quality restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed; 
financing and funding strategies that complement water system 
regionalization/consolidation; resilience investment and disaster 
recovery financing mechanisms; scoping and evaluation of a market-based 
Rural Alaska Waste Backhaul Service Program; and drinking water and 
clean water SRF funding to address lead fixture replacement projects. 
The meeting is open to the public; however, seating is limited. All 
members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register, in 
advance, no later than Monday, January 26, 2018.

    Dated: December 22, 2017.
Andrew Sawyers,
Director, Office of Wastewater Management, Office of Water.
[FR Doc. 2018-00616 Filed 1-18-18; 8:45 am]