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Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES:

Tuesday, July 16, 2002—8 a.m.-6 p.m.,

Wednesday, July 17, 2002—8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Public participation sessions will be held on:

Tuesday, July 16, 2002—12:15-12:30 p.m, 5:45-6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17, 2002—11:45-12 noon, 4-4:15 p.m.

These times are subject to change as the meeting progresses. Please check with the meeting facilitator to confirm these times.

ADDRESSES:

Ameritel Inn, 645 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Wendy Lowe, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) Citizens' Advisory Board (CAB) Facilitator, Jason Associates Corporation, 477 Shoup Avenue, Suite 205, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, Phone (208) 522-1662 or visit the Board's Internet home page at http://www.ida.net/​users/​cab.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE and its regulators in the areas of future use, cleanup levels, waste disposition and cleanup priorities at the INEEL.

Tentative Agenda Topics: (Agenda topics may change up to the day of the meeting. Please contact Jason Associates for the most current agenda or visit the CAB's Internet site at http://www.ida.net/​users/​cab/​.)

  • State of Idaho and Environmental Protection Agency reactions to the Baseline Risk Assessment and Remedial Investigation for Waste Area Group 7
  • Final Idaho High-Level Waste and Facilities Disposition Environmental Impact Statement
  • Status report on the cleanup at the Test Area North (including the V tanks) Start Printed Page 45713
  • Principles for relating cost and risk to priority
  • The effects of funding instability and the five-year funding approach
  • INEEL Contractor's responsibilities for community development and planned workforce restructuring
  • Several specific initiatives listed on the INEEL Strategic Plan, including the National Security Strategies, the Western Regional Fossil Energy Test Facility, the Energy Security Strategies, and whole crop utilization
  • The site wide air permit
  • Approach and status at Pit 9
  • Potential topics for future consideration

Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board facilitator either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral presentations pertaining to agenda items should contact the Board Chair at the address or telephone number listed above. Request must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Jerry Bowman, Assistant Manager for Laboratory Development, Idaho Operations Office, U.S. Department of Energy, is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Every individual wishing to make public comment will be provided equal time to present their comments. Additional time may be made available for public comment during the presentations. This Federal Register notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting date due to programmatic issues that had to be resolved prior to the meeting date.

Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, 1E-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20585 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays. Minutes will also be available by writing to Ms. Wendy Lowe, INEEL CAB Facilitator, Jason Associates Corporation, 477 Shoup Avenue, Suite 205, Idaho Falls, ID 83402 or by calling (208) 522-1662.

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Issued at Washington, DC on July 3, 2002.

Belinda G. Hood,

Acting Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 02-17286 Filed 7-9-02; 8:45 am]

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