Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice of meeting.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 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 Articles 17 and 18 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Pub. L. 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 advice 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 develop recommendations to the Administrator of EPA on priority issues that the U.S. should address during the Commission for Environmental Cooperation Council of Ministers Session in June, 2003.
The Committees will meet on Thursday, May 8, 2003 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Friday, May 9, 2003 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Washington Terrace Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Avenue 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. Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management, at (202) 233-0072.
Meeting Access: Individuals requiring special accommodation at this meeting, including wheelchair access to the conference room, should contact Oscar Carrillo at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.Start Signature
Dated: April 9, 2003.
Acting Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 03-9623 Filed 4-17-03; 8:45 am]
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