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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 this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.


Wednesday, July 29, 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 May 13-14, 2009 Meeting Minutes.

2:15 p.m. Old Business.

  • Written Reports
  • Open Discussion from Board Members

2:30 p.m. New Business:

  • Establishment of a Nominating Committee, Jenny Freeman

2:45 p.m. Ad Hoc Committee Reports.

  • Community Outreach
  • Board Processes

3:15 p.m. Standing Committee Reports.

  • Fiscal Year 2010 Work Plan Progress

3:30 p.m. Break.

3:45 p.m. Update from the New Mexico Environment Department, James Bearzi.

4 p.m. Report from Liaison Members.

  • George Rael, Department of Energy
  • Rich Mayer, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Michael Graham, Los Alamos National Security

5 p.m. Dinner Break.

6 p.m. Public Comment Period.

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

6:30 p.m. Presentation by Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Environmental Office.

7:30 p.m. Round Robin Discussion.

8 p.m. Adjourn, Jeff Casalina.

Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Northern New Mexico, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make Start Printed Page 31020every 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 June 23, 2009.

Rachel Samuel,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E9-15324 Filed 6-26-09; 8:45 am]