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National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Notice Of Meeting.


Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 92, 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, 103, and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled “Federal Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation.” The NAC is composed of 12 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 review elements of the CEC's draft 2010-2015 Strategic Plan and assist in the development of U.S. priorities for the CEC Council Session in June 2009. The meeting will also include a public comment session. A copy of the agenda will be posted at


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The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an open meeting on Monday, April 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Tuesday, April 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

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The meeting will be held at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town Hotel, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Telephone: 703-837-0440. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis.


Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer,, 202-564-0347, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management (1601-M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460.


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: March 25, 2009.

Oscar Carrillo,

Designated Federal Officer.

[FR Doc. E9-8108 Filed 4-8-09; 8:45 am]


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