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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. No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.


Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 2 p.m.-8 p.m.


Holiday Inn Santa Fe, 4048 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Menice Santistevan, 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 in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

Tentative Agenda

2 p.m. Call to Order by Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Jeff Casalina.

Establishment of a Quorum, Lorelei Novak.

A. Roll Call.

B. Excused Absences.

Welcome and Introductions, J.D. Campbell.

Approval of Agenda.

Approval of January 28, 2009, Board Meeting Minutes.

2:15 p.m. Old Business.

A. Written Reports.

B. Open Discussion.

2:30 p.m. New Business.

A. Open Discussion.

2:45 p.m. Introduction of Recommendations to DOE.

3 p.m. Committee Reports.

A. Waste Management Committee, Gerry Maestas.

B. Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance Committee, Mike Loya.

3:15 p.m. Ad Hoc Committee Reports.

A. Fiscal Year 2011 DOE-EM Budget, Kathleen Hall.

B. Public Participation, Peter Baston.

3:30 p.m. Break.

3:45 p.m. Liaison Reports.

A. Department of Energy, George Rael.

B. Los Alamos National Security, Michael Graham.

C. Environmental Protection Agency, Richard Mayer.

4:30 p.m. New Mexico Environment Department Report: Schedule of Corrective Measures Evaluations, James Bearzi.

4:45 p.m. Los Alamos Site Office Presentation on DOE Los Alamos National Laboratory Implementation of NNMCAB Recommendations, Jeff Casalina.

5 p.m. Dinner Break.

6 p.m. Public Comment Period.

6:15 p.m. Consideration and Action on Draft Recommendation(s).

6:30 p.m. Presentation on Buckman Direct Diversion Project, Rick Carpenter.

7:30 p.m. Open Discussion.

A. Press Releases, Editorials, etc.

B. Future Presentation Topics.

C. Other Items.

8 p.m. Adjourn, Jeff Casalina.

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

Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Northern New Mexico, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Menice Santistevan at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the telephone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Menice Santistevan 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. Individuals wishing to make public comment will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments.

Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Menice Santistevan at the address or phone number listed above. Minutes and other Board documents are on the Internet at:​minutes/​board-minutes.htm.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on February 25, 2009.

Rachel Samuel,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E9-4572 Filed 3-3-09; 8:45 am]