[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 198 (Friday, October 12, 2012)]
[Page 62236]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25143]

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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, P.L. 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 
13 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 issues related 
to the new CEC Communication Strategy and the role of the committee's 
in furthering the goals of the strategy. The committees will also 
review the CEC's 2013 Draft Operational Plan and learn about Tribal 
issues in North America. The meeting will also include a public comment 
session. A copy of the agenda will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ofacmo/nacgac-page.htm.

DATES: The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an 
open meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m., and Friday, October 26, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. EPA, Conference Room B-
305, located in the Ariel Rios North Building, 1201 Constitution Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20004. Telephone: 202-564-2294. The meeting is open 
to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served 
basis. If you plan to attend, please register with Ms. Stephanie McCoy, 
by no later than October 16th by calling 202-564-2294 or via email at 
mccoy.stephanie@epa.gov. Please provide your name, organization, 
address and telephone number.

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: October 3, 2012.
Oscar Carrillo,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-25143 Filed 10-11-12; 8:45 am]