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National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice of Advisory Committee Meeting.

SUMMARY:

Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, EPA gives notice of a public meeting of the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). NACEPT provides advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology, and management issues. NACEPT represents diverse interests from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and local, State, and tribal governments.

The purpose of this meeting is for NACEPT to discuss and approve draft recommendations in response to the National Academy of Sciences' report on “Sustainability and the U.S. EPA.” NACEPT's second letter on sustainability will address two topics: (1) What strengths EPA can leverage to successfully deploy sustainability practices across the Agency, and (2) what 3-5 year breakthrough objectives are related to sustainability implementation and recommended measurement systems for assessing progress toward EPA's sustainability vision. A copy of the agenda for the meeting will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/​ofacmo/​nacept/​cal-nacept.htm.

DATES:

NACEPT will hold a two-day public meeting on Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EST) and Friday, March 8, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EST).

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the U.S. EPA East Building, 1201 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1117, Washington, DC 20004.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mark Joyce, Acting Designated Federal Officer, at joyce.mark@epa.gov, (202) 564-2130, U.S. EPA, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach (1601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Requests to make oral comments or to provide written comments to NACEPT should be sent to Eugene Green at green.eugene@epa.gov by Thursday, February 28, 2013. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Eugene Green at green.eugene@epa.gov or (202) 564-2432 by February 28, 2013.

Meeting Access: Information regarding accessibility and/or accommodations for individuals with disabilities should be directed to Eugene Green at the email address or phone number listed above. To ensure adequate time for processing, please make requests for accommodations at least 10 days prior to the meeting.

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Dated: January 29, 2013.

Mark Joyce,

Acting Designated Federal Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2013-02929 Filed 2-8-13; 8:45 am]

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