Federal Register Volume 76, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2011)


Page 61100

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []

FR Doc No: 2011-25398



National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S.

Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463,

EPA gives notice of a meeting of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) and Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Representative to the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). The

National and Governmental Advisory Committees advise the EPA

Administrator in her capacity as the U.S. Representative to the CEC

Council. The Committees are authorized under Articles 17 and 18 of the

North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), North

American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act,Public Law 103-182, and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled ``Federal

Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental

Cooperation.'' The NAC is composed of 13 members representing academia, environmental non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The

GAC consists of 12 members representing state, local, and Tribal governments. The Committees are responsible for providing advice to the

U.S. Representative on a wide range of strategic, scientific, technological, regulatory, and economic issues related to implementation and further elaboration of the NAAEC.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide advice on the CEC's Draft

Communication Strategy, and discuss regional trans-boundary environmental issues. The meeting will also include a public comment session. A copy of the agenda will be posted at

DATES: The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an open meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, October 21, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1617 IH-35

North, Austin, Texas 78702. Telephone: 512-479-4000. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal

Officer,, 202-564-0347, U.S. EPA, Office of

Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach (1601-M), 1200

Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments, or provide written comments to the Committees, should be sent to Oscar Carrillo,

Designated Federal Officer, at the contact information above.

Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Oscar Carrillo at 202- 564-0347 or To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Oscar Carrillo, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

Dated: September 22, 2011.

Oscar Carrillo,

Designated Federal Officer.

FR Doc. 2011-25398 Filed 9-30-11; 8:45 am


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