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National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, 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 EPA Administrator in her capacity as the U.S. Representative to the CEC Council. 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, Public Law 103-182, and as Start Printed Page 15309directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled “Federal Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation.” The NAC is composed of 13 members representing academia, environmental non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The GAC consists of 12 members representing state, local, and Tribal governments. 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 purpose of the meeting is to provide advice on the CEC's 2011 Draft Operational Plan & Budget, and discuss other regional trans-boundary environmental issues. The meeting will also include a public comment session. A copy of the agenda will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/​ocem/​nacgac-page.htm.

DATES:

The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an open meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, April 15, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Telephone: 202-393-1000. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer, carrillo.oscar@epa.gov, 202-564-0347, U.S. EPA, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach (1601-M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Requests to make oral comments, or provide written comments to the Committees, should be sent to Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer, at the contact information above.

Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Oscar Carrillo at 202-564-0347 or carrillo.oscar@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Oscar Carrillo, 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: March 9, 2011.

Oscar Carrillo,

Designated Federal Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2011-6556 Filed 3-18-11; 8:45 am]

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