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United States Geological Survey, Interior.
Advisory Committee on Water Information meeting notice.
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI). This meeting of the ACWI is to discuss broad policy-related topics relating to national water initiatives, and to hear reports from ACWI subgroups. The proposed agenda will include a series of discussions concerning various U.S. Government policies and programs related to the development and dissemination of water information.
The ACWI has been established under the authority of the Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-92-01 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the ACWI is to provide a forum for water-information users and professionals to advise the Federal Government of activities and plans that may improve the effectiveness of meeting the Nation's water information needs. More than 30 organizations have been invited by the Secretary of the Interior to name representatives to the ACWI. These include Federal departments, State, local, and tribal government organizations, industry, academia, agriculture, environmental organizations, professional societies, and volunteer groups.
The formal meeting will convene at 8 a.m., on September 9, 2003, and will adjourn on September 10, 2003, at 5 p.m.
Days Hotel and Conference Center, 2200 Centreville Road, Herndon, Virginia.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Toni M. Johnson (Executive Secretary), Chief, Water Information Coordination Program, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, 417 National Center, Reston, VA 20192. Telephone: 703-648-6810; Fax: 703-648-5644.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This meeting is open to the public. Up to a half hour will be set aside for public comment. Persons wishing to make a brief presentation (up to 5 minutes) are asked to provide a written request with a description of the general subject to Ms. Johnson at the above address no later than noon, September 5, 2003. It is requested that 40 copies of a written statement be submitted at the time of the meeting for distribution to members of the ACWI and placement in the official file. Any member of the public may submit written information and (or) comments to Ms. Johnson for distribution at the ACWI Meeting.Start Signature
Dated: August 21, 2003.
R. Thomas Weimer,
Deputy Assistant Secretary—Water and Science.
[FR Doc. 03-21811 Filed 8-25-03; 8:45 am]
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