[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 153 (Wednesday, August 10, 2005)]
[Page 46505]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-15835]




Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board; Notice of Charter 

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal.


    The Charter for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 
Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board (ELAB) will be renewed for an 
additional two-year period, as a necessary committee which is in the 
public interest, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2 Sec.  9(c). The purpose 
of ELAB is to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator 
of EPA on issues associated with the systems and standards of 
accreditation for environmental laboratories.
    It is determined that ELAB is in the public interest in connection 
with the performance of duties imposed on the Agency by law.
    Inquiries may be directed to Lara P. Autry, NELAC/NELAP Director, 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and 
Development, 109 T W Alexander Drive (E243-05), Research Triangle Park, 
NC 27709 or by e-mail: autry.lara@epa.gov.

    Dated: August 2, 2005.
E. Timothy Oppelt,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development.
[FR Doc. 05-15835 Filed 8-9-05; 8:45 am]