[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2011)]
[Page 61100]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25398]




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.


SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, 
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 EPA 
Administrator in her capacity as the U.S. Representative to the CEC 
Council. 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,Public Law 103-182, 
and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled ``Federal 
Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental 
Cooperation.'' The NAC is composed of 13 members representing academia, 
environmental non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The 
GAC consists of 12 members representing state, local, and Tribal 
governments. 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 purpose of the meeting is to provide advice on the CEC's Draft 
Communication Strategy, and discuss regional trans-boundary 
environmental issues. The meeting will also include a public comment 
session. A copy of the agenda will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ocem/nacgac-page.htm.

DATES: The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an 
open meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 
and Friday, October 21, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1617 IH-35 
North, Austin, Texas 78702. Telephone: 512-479-4000. The meeting is 
open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal 
Officer, carrillo.oscar@epa.gov, 202-564-0347, U.S. EPA, Office of 
Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach (1601-M), 1200 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments, or provide 
written comments to the Committees, should be sent to Oscar Carrillo, 
Designated Federal Officer, at the contact information above.
    Meeting Access: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Oscar Carrillo at 202-
564-0347 or carrillo.oscar@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a 
disability, please contact Oscar Carrillo, preferably at least 10 days 
prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process 
your request.

    Dated: September 22, 2011.
Oscar Carrillo,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-25398 Filed 9-30-11; 8:45 am]