[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 125 (Thursday, June 30, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 37839]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-12935]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7929-9]


Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of an Upcoming 
Closed Meeting of the Science Advisory Board's Scientific and 
Technological Achievement Awards Committee-Closed Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA), Science 
Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a closed meeting of the 
SAB's Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards Committee to 
recommend to the Administrator the recipients of the Agency's 2005 
Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards.

DATES: July 19-21, 2005.

ADDRESSES: This closed meeting will take place at the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to 
obtain further information regarding this announcement may contact Ms. 
Kathleen White, Designated Federal Officer, by telephone: (202) 343-
9878 or e-mail at: white.kathleen@epa.gov.
    The SAB Mailing address is: U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board 
(1400F), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, 
NW., Washington, DC, 20460. General information about the SAB as well 
as any updates concerning the meeting announced in this notice, may be 
found in the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab/panels/staarp.htm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary: Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2, and section 
(c)(6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) EPA 
has determined that the meeting will be closed to the public. The 
purpose of the meeting is for the SAB to recommend to the Administrator 
the recipients of the Agency's 2005 Scientific and Technological 
Achievement Awards. These awards are established to honor and recognize 
EPA employees who have made outstanding contributions in the 
advancement of science and technology through their research and 
development activities, as exhibited in publication of their results in 
peer reviewed journals. This meeting is closed to the public because it 
is concerned with selecting which employees are deserving of awards, a 
personnel matter with privacy concerns, which is exempt from public 
disclosure pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2, and section (c)(6) of the Government in the 
Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). In accordance with the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, minutes of the meeting will be kept 
for Agency and Congressional review.

    Dated: June 20, 2005.
Stephen L. Johnson,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-12935 Filed 6-29-05; 8:45 am]
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