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 his 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.
Purpose: The Committees are meeting to review and comment on the deliverables for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation June 22-23, 2005 Council Session. In addition, the committees will organize a one-day Business Roundtable on Wednesday, April 27th to examine successful environmental capacity building partnerships and their application in North America.
The Committees will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., for the Business Roundtable and on Thursday April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Friday, April 29, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m for their 24th Regular Meeting Session.
The meeting will be held at the Washington Terrace Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Ave., NW. Washington, DC 20005; Tel. 202-232-7000. 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: March 31, 2005.
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-7505 Filed 4-13-05; 8:45 am]
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