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Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council-Notice of Public Meeting

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




Under Section 10(a)(2) of Public Law 92-423, “The Federal Advisory Committee Act,” notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC), established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.). The Council will consider various issues associated with drinking water protection and small public water systems. The Council will also receive updates about several on-going activities including rulemakings related to the Total Coliform Rule, Geologic Sequestration, and the Aircraft Drinking Water Rule and efforts underway to help the water sector improve their resiliency to potential effects of climate change.


The Council meeting will be held on May 27 and 28, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., each day.


The meeting will be held in Seattle, WA. Information about the location will be made available in the near future on EPA's Web site at​safewater/​ndwac/​.

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Members of the public who would like to attend the meeting, present an oral statement, or submit a written statement, should contact Veronica Blette, by e-mail at:, by phone, 202-564-4094, or by regular mail at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (MC 4601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460.

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The meeting is open to the public. The Council encourages the public's input and will allocate one hour (2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.) on May 28, 2009, for this purpose. Oral statements will be limited to five minutes. It is preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. To ensure adequate time for public involvement, individuals or organizations interested in presenting an oral statement should notify Veronica Blette by telephone at 202-564-4094 no later than May 22, 2009. Any person who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after a Start Printed Page 22541Council meeting. Written statements received by May 22, 2009, will be distributed to all members of the Council before any final discussion or vote is completed. Any statements received May 22, 2009, or after the meeting, will become part of the permanent meeting file and will be forwarded to the Council members for their information. Additional information about the Council is available at​safewater/​ndwac.

Special Accommodations

For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Veronica Blette at 202-564-4094 or by e-mail at To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Veronica Blette, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

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Dated: May 6, 2009.

Cynthia C. Dougherty,

Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.

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[FR Doc. E9-11210 Filed 5-12-09; 8:45 am]