[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 96 (Thursday, May 18, 2023)]
[Pages 31755-31756]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-10569]




Great Lakes Advisory Board Notice for Virtual Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting for Great Lakes Advisory Board.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides notice of a public 
meeting for the Great Lakes Advisory Board. Pre-registration is 
required. Due to logistical circumstances, EPA is announcing this 
meeting with less than 15 calendar days public notice.

DATES: This virtual public meeting will be held on May 31st, 2023, from 
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Members of the public seeking 
to view the meeting must register by 2 p.m. Central Daylight Time on 
May 30th, 2023. Members of the public seeking to make comments relevant 
to issues discussed at the virtual meeting must register and indicate a 
request to make oral and/or written public comments in advance of the 
meeting. For information on how to register, please see How do I 
participate in the meeting below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Todd Nettesheim, Acting Designated 
Federal Officer (DFO), at [email protected] or 312-353-9153.


I. General Information

    The GLAB is chartered in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., appendix 2, as amended) and 41 
CFR 102-3.50(d). The Advisory Board provides advice and recommendations 
on matters related to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The 
Advisory Board also advises on domestic matters related to 
implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the 
U.S. and Canada. The major objectives are to provide advice and 
recommendations on: Great Lakes protection and restoration activities; 
long-term goals, objectives, and priorities for Great Lakes protection 
and restoration; and other issues identified by the Great Lakes 
Interagency Task Force/Regional Working Group.

II. How do I participate in the remote public meeting?

A. Remote Meeting

    This meeting will be conducted as a virtual meeting on May 31st, 
2023, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central Daylight Time. You must register by 
2:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time on May 30th, 2023, to receive 
information on how to participate. You may also submit written or oral 
comments for the committee by following the processes outlined below.

B. Registration

    Individual registration is required for participation in this 
meeting. Information on registration for this meeting can be found at 
https://event.capconcorp.com/form/view.php?id=168978. When registering, 
please provide your name, email, organization, city, and state. Please 
also indicate whether you would like to provide oral and/or written 
comments during the meeting at the time of registration.

C. Procedures for Providing Public Comments

    Oral Statements: In general, oral comments at this virtual 
conference will be limited to the Public Comments portions of the 
meeting agenda. Members of the public may provide oral comments limited 
to up to three minutes per individual or group and may submit further 
information as written comments. Persons interested in providing oral 
statements should register at https://event.capconcorp.com/form/view.php?id=168978 for the meeting and indicate your interest to 
provide public comments. Oral commenters will be provided an 
opportunity to speak in the order in which their request was received 
by the DFO and to the extent permitted by the number of comments and 
the scheduled length of the meeting. Persons not able to provide oral 
comments during the meeting will be given an opportunity to provide 
written comments after the meeting.
    Written Statements: Persons interested in providing written 
statements pertaining to this committee meeting may do so by indicating 
at https://event.capconcorp.com/form/view.php?id=168978. Written 
comments will be accepted before and after the public meeting for 
consideration by the Great Lakes Advisory Board members.

D. Availability of Meeting Materials

    The meeting agenda and other materials for the virtual conference 
will be posted on the GLAB website at www.glri.us/glab.

E. Accessibility

    Persons with disabilities who wish to request reasonable 
accommodations to participate in this event may contact the Acting DFO 
at [email protected] or 312-353-9153 by 2 p.m. Central Daylight 
Time on May 23rd, 2023. All final meeting materials will be posted to 
the GLAB website in an accessible format following the meeting, as well 
as a written summary of this meeting.

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    Dated: May 9, 2023.
Debra Shore,
Regional Administrator & Great Lakes National Program Manager, US EPA 
Region 5.
[FR Doc. 2023-10569 Filed 5-17-23; 8:45 am]