International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Notice of open meeting.
Date: February 21, 2003.
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m and 2:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m.
Place: U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, Room 4830 (Room 3407 has also been reserved as a backup).
The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) will hold a plenary meeting on February 21, 2003 at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The ETTAC will discuss administrative and trade issues including the status of trade negotiations in regards to environmental technologies trade liberalization and recent management changes within the U.S.-Asia Environmental Partnership Program (USAEP). Time will be permitted for public comment. The meeting is open to the public.
Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome anytime before or after the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting.
The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103-392. It was created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce and the interagency Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 1994. It was most recently rechartered until May 30, 2004.
For further information phone Corey Wright, Office of Environmental Technologies Industries (ETI), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482-5225. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to ETI.Start Signature
Dated: January 13, 2003.
Carlos F. Montoulieu,
Director, Office of Environmental Technologies Industries.
[FR Doc. 03-1227 Filed 1-17-03; 8:45 am]
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