Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA).
Notice of meeting.
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Program (GMP) Management Committee (MC).
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2002, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Wednesday, October 9, 2002, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 300 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. (1-888-874-9074).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Gloria D. Car, Designated Federal Officer, Gulf of Mexico Program Office, Mail Code EPA/GMPO, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000 at (228) 688-2421.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Proposed agenda is attached.
The meeting is open to the public.Start Signature
Dated: September 11, 2002.
Gloria D. Car,
Designated Federal Officer.
Gulf of Mexico Program
Management Committee Meeting, October 8-9, 2002, Doubletree Hotel, 16th Floor—International Ballroom, New Orleans, Louisiana
Tuesday, October 8
1:00 Welcome and Introductions (Bruce Moulton/Jane Watson)
1:10 State Executive Session Report Out (Bruce Moulton)
Purpose: Provide update on State discussions.
1:30 Executive Order (Bryon Griffith)
Purpose: Review and discussion of final draft. Discuss next steps.
Decision: Endorsement of recommendations and consensus to forward to Policy Review Board for finalization. Agreement on next steps.
2:30 Alabama Pilot Mini-Strategic Assessment Presentation (John Carlton)
Purpose: Review and evaluation of Mini-Strategic Assessment Process as a follow-up to Ad Hoc Committee Recommendations
Decision: Endorsement of Process.
3:30 Mercury Project Team Workplan (Fred Kopfler)
Purpose: Review draft workplan
Decision: Endorsement of workplan and consensus to proceed with Team Charge.
4:00 Project Team Charge for Nutrient Pilot Study (Larinda Tervelt)
Purpose: Project Team Identification
Decision: Endorsement of Charge and Team
4:30 Gulf Hypoxia: Lower Mississippi River Sub-basin Committee Development (Larinda Tervelt)
Purpose: Review status of Committee formation and next steps.
5:00 Adjourn for Social—Dinner on your own.
Wednesday, October 9
7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 Federal Executive Session Report Out (Bryon Griffith)
Purpose: Provide update on Federal agency discussions.
Decision: Informational Start Printed Page 59059
8:30 Ad Hoc Recommendation on Focus Teams (Bryon Griffith)
Purpose: Review presentation at June Comprehensive Meeting and final concept of transitioning Focus Teams to Project Teams
Decision: Endorsement of GMPO Recommendation
9:00 FY2004 Workplan Development Status (Gloria Car)
Purpose: Provide update.
9:30 Coastal America Report (Bob Bosenberg)
Purpose: Report on Coastal America activities and projects
10:15 CAC Report (Robert Crowe/Casi Calloway)
Purpose: Report on CAC activities and key projects.
10:45 Follow-up: Critical Scientific Research Needs Assessment
Purpose: Final Document to be published
10:50 Emerging Opportunities/Issues—Director's Report (Bryon Griffith)
Purpose: Review Program Activities
11:15 Management Committee Roundrobin
Purpose: Member Highlights
11:45 Review Action Items; Set next meeting date
12:00 AdjournEnd Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 02-23806 Filed 9-18-02; 8:45 am]
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