[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 247 (Thursday, December 27, 2018)]
[Page 66708]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-28118]




Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board Meeting Dates and Agenda

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of Teleconference and Face-to-Face Meetings.


    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Environmental 
Laboratory Advisory Board (ELAB) holds teleconference meetings the 
third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. ET and two face-to-face 
meetings each calendar year. For 2019, teleconference only meetings 
will be on February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, 
September 18, October 16, November 20, and December 18. In addition to 
these teleconferences, ELAB will be holding their two face-to-face 
meetings with teleconference line also available on January 28, 2019 at 
the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee, WI at 1:30 p.m. CT and on August 5, 
2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, FL at 1:30 p.m. ET. Items to 
be discussed by ELAB over these coming meetings include: (1) Advice to 
the Agency on cross-cutting issues relating to measurement and 
monitoring; (2) topics related to improving laboratory performance; (3) 
approaches to improving communication between environmental measurement 
communities; and (4) follow-up, as needed, on ELAB topics.
    Written comments on the discussion topics listed above are 
encouraged and should be sent to Dr. Thomas O'Farrell, Designated 
Federal Official, U.S. EPA (MC 8105R), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., 
Washington, DC 20460, or emailed to [email protected]. Members of 
the public are invited to listen to the teleconference calls, and time 
permitting, will be allowed to comment on issues discussed during the 
meeting. Those persons interested in participating in ELAB 
teleconference meetings should contact Thomas O'Farrell on (202) 564-
8451 to obtain teleconference information. For information on access or 
services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Thomas 
O'Farrell on the number above, preferably at least 10 days prior to the 
meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

    Dated: December 17, 2018.
Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta,
EPA Science Advisor.
[FR Doc. 2018-28118 Filed 12-26-18; 8:45 am]