Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given that the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) will meet on Friday, July 28, 2000 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time to review a report developed by its Technical Subcommittee on Fine Particle Monitoring. The meeting will be coordinated through a conference call connection in Room 6013 in the USEPA, Ariel Rios Building North, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting in the conference room noted above. However, the public may also attend through a telephonic link, to the extent that lines are available (phone lines will be very limited). Additional instructions about how to participate in the meeting can be obtained by calling Ms. Diana Pozun prior to the meeting at (202) 564-4544, or via e-mail at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
The CASAC Technical Subcommittee on Fine Particle Monitoring (the Subcommittee) was established in 1996 to provide advice and comment to EPA (through CASAC) on appropriate methods and network strategies for monitoring fine particles in the context of implementing the revised national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter. Most recently, EPA has asked the Subcommittee to review EPA's report to Congress as required by Section 6102(e) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (see 65 Federal Register 35926, June 6, 2000 for more details).
Purpose of the Meeting
At this meeting, the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, chartered under 42 U.S.C. 7409, will review a report (Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee Review of the US EPA Response to Section 6102(e) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century) developed by its Technical Subcommittee on Fine Particle Monitoring.
Availability of Review Materials
Single copies of the USEPA review document Response to Section 6102(e) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, (Report number: EPA 600/R-00/033, May 2000) and the Subcommittee's draft review report (Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee Review of the US EPA Response to Section 6102(e) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century) are available from Ms. Diana Pozun, Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, Science Advisory Board (1400A), U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20460. Ms. Pozun can also be reached by telephone at (202) 564-4544, fax at (202) 501-0582, or e-mail: <email@example.com>. The Subcommittee's draft report is also available on the SAB Website (www.epa.gov/sab) under the Reports heading, and Draft Reports subheading.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Members of the public desiring additional information about the meeting should contact Mr. Robert Flaak, Designated Federal Officer, Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, Science Advisory Board (1400A), Suite 6450, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone/voice mail at (202) 564-4546; fax at (202) 501-0582; or via e-mail at <firstname.lastname@example.org>. A copy of the draft agenda is available from Ms. Diana Pozun at (202) 564-4544 or by FAX at (202) 501-0582 or via e-mail at <email@example.com>.
Members of the public who wish to make a brief oral presentation to the Subcommittee (in Room 6013 only) must contact Mr. Flaak in writing (by letter or by fax—see previously stated information) no later than 12 noon Eastern Daylight Savings Time, Thursday, July 20, 2000 in order to be included on the Agenda. Public comments will be limited to five minutes per speaker or organization; 15 minutes total. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation, and the organization (if any) they will represent. Please note: If we receive more requests than we can accommodate, time of receipt in the CASAC office will determine priority, with the first three requests granted time (additional requests may be granted to the extent that time is available, as determined by the CASAC Chair at the time of the meeting). All others will have to provide written comments. Written comments of any length may be submitted to Mr. Flaak at any time until the date of the meeting. Please provide at least 25 copies. The Science Advisory Board expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements.
Individuals requiring special accommodation at this meeting, Start Printed Page 43004including wheelchair access to the conference room, should contact Mr. Flaak at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.Start Signature
Dated: July 6, 2000.
A. Robert Flaak,
Acting Staff Director, Science Advisory Board.
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