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Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico

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Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico. 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.


Wednesday, September 17, 2003; 1 p.m.-8:30 p.m.


Sagebrush Inn and Conference Center, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM.

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Menice Manzanares, Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board, 1660 Old Pecos Trail, Suite B, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Phone (505) 995-0393; fax (505) 989-1752; or e-mail:

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Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE and its regulators in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

Tentative Agenda

1 p.m.—Call to Order by Ted Taylor, DDFO; Welcome and Introductions by Jim Brannon, Board Chair; Approval of Agenda; Approval of July 30 Meeting Minutes

1:15 p.m.—Public Comment

1:30 p.m—Board Business

  • Election of Officers for FY 03-04 (As per Section V. Of the NNMCAB Bylaws)
  • Election of Chair
  • Election of Vice-Chair
  • Recruitment Update
  • Report from Chairman Brannon
  • Discussion of Paducah, KY trip
  • Discussion of DOE Budget/Chairs' Teleconference
  • Discussion of Committee Work Plans/Chair Appointments
  • Report from DOE, Ted Taylor, DDFO
  • Report from Executive Director, Menice S. Manzanares
  • Call for New Business

2:30 p.m.—Break

2:45 p.m.—Reports from Committees and Presentation of Committee Work Plans for FY 03-04

  • Community Outreach Committee, Abad Sandoval
  • Monitoring and Surveillance Committee, Wayne Wentworth
  • Environmental Restoration Committee, Dr. Fran Berting
  • Waste Management Committee, Don Jordan
  • Budget Committee, Don Jordan

3:45 p.m.—Consideration of Fiscal Year 2003-04 NNMCAB Budget

4:45 p.m.—Dinner Break

6 p.m.—Presentation on Environmental Issues

7:45 p.m.—Break

8 p.m.—Public Comment

8:15 p.m.—Board Comment and Recap of Meeting

8:30 p.m.—Adjourn

This agenda is subject to change at least one day in advance of the meeting.

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Committee either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Menice Manzanares at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests 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 is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Each individual wishing to make public comment will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments at the beginning of the meeting.

Minutes: 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-Friday, except Federal holidays. Minutes will also be available at the Public Reading Room located at the Board's office at 1660 Old Pecos Trail, Suite B, Santa Fe, NM. Hours of operation for the Public Reading Room are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Minutes will also be made available by writing or calling Menice Manzanares at the Board's office address or telephone number listed above. Minutes and other Board documents are on the Internet at:

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Issued at Washington, DC, on August 15, 2003.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-21302 Filed 8-19-03; 8:45 am]