[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 219 (Wednesday, November 13, 2019)]
[Pages 61615-61616]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-24680]




Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 
meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC or 
Council) as authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The purpose 
of the meeting is to allow the EPA to present an overview of the 
Agency's Safe Drinking Water Act programs for the fiscal year 2020 and 
to consult with the NDWAC on a National Primary Drinking Water 
Regulation for perchlorate and on revisions to the Lead and Copper 

DATES: The meeting will be held on December 4, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m., eastern time; and on December 5, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 
12:30 p.m., eastern time.

ADDRESSES: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1201 Constitution 
Avenue NW, WJC South, Room 6226, ARS NETI Training Room, Washington, DC 

    Details about Attending the Meeting: The meeting is open to the 
general public. If you wish to attend the meeting, you may register by 
sending an email to Elizabeth Corr, the NDWAC Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO), at: [email protected]. The email subject line 
should read: ``NDWAC 2019 Attendee.'' Your email should include your 
name, address, and telephone number.
    Members of the public attending the meeting must present an 
unexpired, government-issued photo identification (ID) that comports 
with requirements of the REAL ID Act, be screened through security 
equipment, sign in, and be verified/met in the lobby by an EPA 
employee. Please Note: Driver's licenses from some states may not be 
compliant with the REAL ID Act and, therefore, will not be accepted; 
alternative ID documents will be necessary in those cases. Foreign 
national visitors are strongly encouraged to provide advance notice of 
attendance, must present a valid passport for entry, and must meet all 
pre-clearance requirements. All members of the public attending the 
meeting are reminded to allow time for the security screening and sign-
in process when entering the building.
    The EPA will allocate one hour for the public to present comments 
at the meeting on December 4, 2019. Oral statements will be limited to 
five minutes per person during the public comment period. It is 
preferred that only one person present a statement on behalf of a group 
or organization. Individuals or organizations interested in presenting 
an oral statement should notify Elizabeth Corr, the NDWAC DFO, by email 
at: [email protected], no later than November 22, 2019. Any person 
who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after the 
Council meeting. Send written statements to: Elizabeth Corr, NDWAC DFO, 
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (Mail Code 4601), U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20460; or email at: [email protected].
    Written statements intended for the meeting must be received before 
November 22, 2019, to be distributed to all members of the Council for 
their consideration. Statements received on or after the date specified 
will become part of the permanent file for the meeting and will be 
forwarded to the Council members after conclusion of the meeting.
    Special Accommodations: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Elizabeth Corr at: (202) 
564-3798 or by email at: [email protected]. To request an 
accommodation for a disability, please contact Elizabeth Corr at least 
15 days prior to the meeting date to allow the EPA as much time as 
possible to attend to your request.
    National Drinking Water Advisory Council: The NDWAC was created by

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Congress on December 16, 1974, as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act 
(SDWA) of 1974, Public Law 93-523, 42 U.S.C. 300j-5, and is operated in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The NDWAC was established under the SDWA to 
provide practical and independent advice, consultation, and 
recommendations to the EPA Administrator on the activities, functions, 
policies, and regulations required by the SDWA.

    Dated: November 5, 2019.
Jennifer L. McLain,
Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
[FR Doc. 2019-24680 Filed 11-12-19; 8:45 am]