[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 15 (Wednesday, January 23, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 4834]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01257]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public 
Meeting

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2012, at 9:00 
a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 4830 at the U.S. Department 
of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 
202-482-4877; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov). This 
meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be 
directed to OEEI at (202) 482-5225 no less than one week prior to the 
meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 9:00 a.m. 
to 3:30 p.m. EDT. This meeting is open to the public and time will be 
permitted for public comment from 3:00-3:30 p.m. EDT. Written comments 
concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the 
meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting.
    Topics to be considered: As the first meeting of the newly 
reappointed Committee, the agenda will include an overview of the roles 
and responsibilities of members and discussion of Committee structure. 
The Committee will also review the work of the previous ETTAC and begin 
to outline important issues and policies that affect environmental 
trade. The status of the U.S. Environmental Export Initiative will also 
be discussed.
    Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Public Law 103-392. It was 
created to advise the U.S. government on environmental trade policies 
and programs, and to help it to focus its resources on increasing the 
exports of the U.S. environmental industry. ETTAC operates as an 
advisory committee to the Secretary of Commerce and the Trade Promotion 
Coordinating Committee (TPCC). ETTAC was originally chartered in May of 
1994. It was most recently re-chartered until September 2014.

Man Cho,
Energy Team Leader, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2013-01257 Filed 1-22-13; 8:45 am]
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