[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 122 (Thursday, June 25, 2015)]
[Page 36537]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15647]



[FRL 9929-65-Region 5]

Notification of a Public Meeting of the Great Lakes Advisory 

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces a public 
meeting of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (Board). The purpose of this 
meeting is to discuss the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) 
covering FY15-19 and other relevant matters.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. 
to 2 p.m. Central Time, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. An opportunity 
will be provided to the public to comment.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Jack Day Environmental 
Education Center, 90 Bay Beach Road, Green Bay, Wisconsin. For those 
unable to attend in person, this meeting will also be available 
telephonically. The teleconference number is 877-226-9607 and the 
conference ID number is 3910552029.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information regarding this meeting may contact Rita Cestaric, 
Designated Federal Officer (DFO), by email at cestaric.rita@epa.gov. 
General information on the GLRI and the Board can be found at http://glri.us/public.html.

    Background: The Board is a federal advisory committee chartered 
under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463. EPA 
established the Board in 2013 to provide independent advice to the EPA 
Administrator in her capacity as Chair of the federal Great Lakes 
Interagency Task Force (IATF). The Board conducts business in 
accordance with FACA and related regulations.
    The Board consists of 16 members appointed by EPA's Administrator 
in her capacity as IATF Chair. Members serve as representatives of 
state, local and tribal government, environmental groups, agriculture, 
business, transportation, educational institutions, and as technical 
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The agenda and other materials 
in support of the meeting will be available at http://glri.us/advisory/index.html.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Federal advisory committees 
provide independent advice to federal agencies. Members of the public 
can submit relevant comments for consideration by the Board. Input from 
the public to the Board will have the most impact if it provides 
specific information for the Board to consider. Members of the public 
wishing to provide comments should contact the DFO directly.
    Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an 
oral presentation at this public meeting will be limited to three 
minutes per speaker, subject to the number of people wanting to 
comment. Interested parties should contact the DFO in writing 
(preferably via email) at the contact information noted above by July 
10, 2015 to be placed on the list of public speakers for the meeting.
    Written Statements: Written statements must be received by July 10, 
2015 so that the information may be made available to the Board for 
consideration. Written statements should be supplied to the DFO in the 
following formats: One hard copy with original signature and one 
electronic copy via email. Commenters are requested to provide two 
versions of each document submitted: One each with and without 
signatures because only documents without signatures may be published 
on the GLRI Web page.
    Accessibility: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact the DFO at the phone 
number or email address noted above, preferably at least seven days 
prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process 
your request.

    Dated: June 15, 2015.
Cameron Davis,
Senior Advisor to the Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2015-15647 Filed 6-24-15; 8:45 am]