[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)]
[Pages 6541-6542]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-03038]



Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern 
New Mexico

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a combined meeting of the Environmental 
Monitoring and Remediation Committee and Waste Management Committee of 
the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), 
Northern New Mexico (known locally as the Northern New Mexico Citizens' 
Advisory Board [NNMCAB]). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires 
that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal 

DATES: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: NNMCAB Office, 94 Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque, NM 87506.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Menice Santistevan, Northern New 
Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board, 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 
87506. Phone (505) 995-0393; Fax (505) 989-1752 or Email: 

    Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make 
recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of 
environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.
    Purpose of the Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Committee 
(EM&R): The EM&R Committee provides a citizens' perspective to NNMCAB 
on current and future environmental

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remediation activities resulting from historical Los Alamos National 
Laboratory (LANL) operations and, in particular, issues pertaining to 
groundwater, surface water and work required under the New Mexico 
Environment Department Order on Consent. The EM&R Committee will keep 
abreast of DOE-EM and site programs and plans. The committee will work 
with the NNMCAB to provide assistance in determining priorities and the 
best use of limited funds and time. Formal recommendations will be 
proposed when needed and, after consideration and approval by the full 
NNMCAB, may be sent to DOE-EM for action.
    Purpose of the Waste Management (WM) Committee: The WM Committee 
reviews policies, practices and procedures, existing and proposed, so 
as to provide recommendations, advice, suggestions and opinions to the 
NNMCAB regarding waste management operations at the Los Alamos site.

Tentative Agenda

 Call to Order and Introductions
 Approval of Agenda
 Approval of Minutes from October 25, 2017
 Old Business
 New Business
 Update from NNMCAB Chair
 Federal Advisory Committee Act Training from EM SSAB 
Designated Federal Officer
 Public Comment Period
 Update from Ad Hoc Committee on Energy Communities Alliance's 
Waste Disposition Report and Discussion of NNMCAB Recommendation(s)

    Public Participation: The NNMCAB's Committees welcome the 
attendance of the public at their combined committee meeting and will 
make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or 
special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a 
disability, please contact Menice Santistevan at least seven days in 
advance of the meeting at the telephone number listed above. Written 
statements may be filed with the Committees either before or after the 
meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to 
agenda items should contact Menice Santistevan at the address or 
telephone number listed above. Requests must be received five days 
prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include 
the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer 
is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate 
the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public 
comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their 
    Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Menice 
Santistevan at the address or phone number listed above. Minutes and 
other Board documents are on the internet at: http://energy.gov/em/nnmcab/meeting-materials.

    Issued at Washington, DC on February 9, 2018.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-03038 Filed 2-13-18; 8:45 am]