Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice of meeting.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (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 Administrator of the EPA in her capacity as the U.S. Representative to the Council of the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation. The Committees are authorized under Article 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 Committees are responsible for providing 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 National Advisory Committee consists of 12 representatives of environmental groups and non-governmental organizations, business and industry, and educational institutions. The Governmental Advisory Committee consists of 12 representatives from state, local and tribal governments.
The Committees are meeting to discuss issues that the U.S. Government should consider as it prepares for the annual North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation Council of Ministers Session.
The Committees will meet on Thursday, May 2, 2002 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Friday, May 3, 2002 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. Mark Joyce, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management, at (202) 564-9802.
Meeting Access: Individuals requiring special accommodation at this meeting, including wheelchair access to the conference room, should contact Mark Joyce at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.Start Signature
Dated: April 10, 2002.
Mark N. Joyce,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-9321 Filed 4-16-02; 8:45 am]
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