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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 requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017—1:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.


Buffalo Thunder Conference Center, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87566.

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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

  • Call to Order
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Approval of Agenda and Meeting Minutes of January 25, 2017
  • Old Business

○ Report from Chair

○ Report from Waste Management Symposia

○ Report from Environmental Justice Conference

○ Consideration and Action on Draft Recommendation 2017-01, “Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Surface Storage”

  • New Business
  • Update from Co-Deputy Designated Federal Officers and Executive Director

○ Overview of Approved NNMCAB Recommendations and DOE Responses

  • Break
  • Presentation on Regional Epidemiological Studies
  • Public Comment Period
  • Updates from EM Los Alamos Field Office and New Mexico Environment Department
  • Wrap-Up Comments from NNMCAB Members
  • Adjourn

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:​em/​nnmcab/​northern-new-mexico-citizens-advisory-board.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on March 2, 2017.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-04518 Filed 3-7-17; 8:45 am]