[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 71 (Thursday, April 14, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19759-19760]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-7505]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7899-5]


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

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (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 
Administrator of the EPA in his capacity as the U.S. Representative to 
the Council of the North American Commission for Environmental 
Cooperation. 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, Pub. L. 103-182 
and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled ``Federal 
Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental 
Cooperation.'' 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 National Advisory Committee 
consists of 12 representatives of environmental groups and non-
governmental organizations, business and industry, and educational 
institutions. The Governmental Advisory Committee consists of 12 
representatives from state, local and tribal governments.
    Purpose: The Committees are meeting to review and comment on the 
deliverables for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation June 22-
23, 2005 Council Session. In addition, the committees will organize a 
one-day Business Roundtable on Wednesday, April 27th to examine 
successful environmental capacity building partnerships and their 
application in North America.

DATES: The Committees will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 from 9 
a.m. to 6 p.m., for the Business Roundtable and on Thursday April 28 
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Friday, April 29, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 
3 p.m for their 24th Regular Meeting Session.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Washington Terrace Hotel, 
1515 Rhode Island Ave., NW. Washington, DC 20005; Tel. 202-232-7000. 
The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-
come, first-served basis.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Oscar Carrillo Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management, at 
(202) 233-0072.
    Meeting Access: Individuals requiring special accommodation at this 
meeting, including wheelchair access to the conference room, should 
contact Oscar Carrillo at least five business days prior to the meeting 
so that appropriate arrangements can be made.


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    Dated: March 31, 2005.
Oscar Carrillo,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-7505 Filed 4-13-05; 8:45 am]
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