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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, March 31, 2004

1 p.m.-8:30 p.m.


Cities of Gold Hotel, 10-A Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque, NM.

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Menice Manzanares, Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board (NNMCAB), 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, Deputy Designated Federal Officer (DDFO); Roll Call and Establishment of a Quorum; Welcome and Introductions by Katherine Guidry, Acting Chair; Approval of Agenda; Approval of January 26, 2004 Meeting Minutes

1:15 p.m—Public Comment

1:30 p.m.—Special Election of NNMCAB Chair

 Special Election of NNMCAB Vice-Chair (if applicable)

2 p.m—Board Business

  • Recruitment/Membership Update
  • Report from Chair
  • Report from DOE, Ted Taylor, DDFO
  • Report from Executive Director, Menice S. Manzanares
  • 2004 NNMCAB Retreat, Menice S. Manzanares
  • New Business

2:30 p.m.—Break

2:45 p.m.—Report from Committees

  • Executive Committee—Report on trip to Hanford CAB meeting, Tim Delong
  • Discussion on Pros and Cons of Constituency Seats on the Board
  • Environmental Monitoring, Surveillance and Remediation, Tim Delong
  • Waste Management Committee, Jim Johnston
  • Community Involvement Committee, Abad Sandoval

5 p.m.—Dinner Break

6 p.m.—Public Comment

6:15 p.m.—Presentation by Ms. Sandra Martin, Bureau Chief, New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Hazardous and Radioactive Materials Bureau

  • Overview of the NMED responsibilities, operations, and functions.
  • Overview of the NMED Hazardous and Radioactive Materials Bureau

7:30 p.m.—Break

7:45 p.m.—Consideration and Action of Proposed Bylaws Amendment No. 5, as per Section XII, page 13 of the NNMCAB Bylaws

8 p.m.—Recap of Meeting

8:30 p.m.—Adjourn

This tentative agenda is subject to change in advance of the meeting. Please get a copy of the final agenda at 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 March 3, 2004.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 04-5126 Filed 3-5-04; 8:45 am]