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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 31, 2013, 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.


Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM 87544.

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Menice Santistevan, Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board (NNMCAB), 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Phone (505) 995-0393; Fax (505) 989-1752 or Email:

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Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

Tentative Agenda

1:00 p.m. Call to Order by Deputy Designated Federal Officer (DDFO), Lee Bishop Establishment of a Quorum: Roll Call and Excused Absences, William Alexander Welcome and Introductions, Carlos Valdez, Chair Approval of Agenda and May 22, 2013 Meeting Minutes

1:15 p.m. Public Comment Period

1:30 p.m. Old Business

  • Written Reports
  • Report from Nominating Committee (Section V.F of the Bylaws)

1:45 p.m. New Business

  • Election of Officers for Fiscal Year 2014
  • Other Items

2:00 p.m. Update from DDFO, Lee Bishop

  • Update from DOE
  • Report on NNMCAB Recommendations and DOE Responses
  • Other Items

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. Regional Monitoring and the Consent Order, TBA

3:30 p.m. Presentation on Community Survey Results on Environment, Kurt Steinhaus

4:00 p.m. Update from Liaison Members

  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, Jeffrey Mousseau
  • New Mexico Environment Department, John Kieling
  • Environmental Protection Agency (Region 6), Lee Bishop for Rich Mayer
  • DOE, Peter Maggiore

5:00 p.m. Dinner Break

6:00 p.m. Public Comment Period, Carlos Valdez

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

6:45 p.m. Wrap-Up and Comments from Board Members, Carlos Valdez

7:00 p.m. Adjourn, Lee Bishop

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 comments 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:​.

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Issued at Washington, DC on June 20, 2013.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2013-15256 Filed 6-25-13; 8:45 am]