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Inquiries may be directed to Frances Eargle, Designated Federal Officer, LGAC, U.S. EPA (mail code 1301A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:49 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a second public workshop to discuss the development of proposed regulations for the underground injection of carbon dioxide (CO2) for geologic sequestration under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The SDWA requires EPA to protect underground sources of drinking water from contamination due to underground injection activities. The Underground Injection Control Program works with States and Tribes to oversee underground injection activities and prevent endangerment of drinking water sources. This public workshop will provide an opportunity for dialogue with representatives from industry, government, public interest groups, and the general public on geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide. DATES: This public workshop will be held from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern time, on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2008. To register for this workshop, please visit the following site: https://www. resolv.org/calendar/view_recurring_ event.asp?CalendarID=10577. If you experience difficulties with the registration Web site, you may contact Kate Zimmer at RESOLVE at kzimmer@resolv.org. Please register by February 18, 2008. Also note that while this workshop is open to the public, space is limited due to room capacity restrictions. We encourage you to register to ensure participation. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Crystal City Sheraton Hotel. The hotel is located at 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington, VA, two blocks from the Crystal City Metro Station. The PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5563 hotel’s telephone number is (703) 486– 1111. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about these meetings, please contact Mary Rose (Molly) Bayer by phone at (202) 564– 1981, by e-mail at bayer.maryrose@epa.gov, or by mail at: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 4606M, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington DC 20460. For information about EPA’s Underground Injection Control Program & geologic sequestration activities visit the following Web site: http://www.epa.gov/ safewater/uic/wells_sequestration.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this workshop is to continue to advance the dialogue between EPA and stakeholders on geologic sequestration of CO2 under SDWA and to provide updates on the proposed rule making process. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8522-8]


Notice of Public Workshop To Discuss Management of Underground 
Injection of Carbon Dioxide for Geologic Sequestration Under the Safe 
Drinking Water Act

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a second 
public workshop to discuss the development of proposed regulations for 
the underground injection of carbon dioxide (CO2) for 
geologic sequestration under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The 
SDWA requires EPA to protect underground sources of drinking water from 
contamination due to underground injection activities. The Underground 
Injection Control Program works with States and Tribes to oversee 
underground injection activities and prevent endangerment of drinking 
water sources. This public workshop will provide an opportunity for 
dialogue with representatives from industry, government, public 
interest groups, and the general public on geologic sequestration of 
carbon dioxide.

DATES: This public workshop will be held from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., 
Eastern time, on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 
p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2008. To register for this workshop, 
please visit the following site: https://www.resolv.org/calendar/view_
recurring_event.asp?CalendarID=10577. If you experience difficulties 
with the registration Web site, you may contact Kate Zimmer at RESOLVE 
at kzimmer@resolv.org. Please register by February 18, 2008. Also note 
that while this workshop is open to the public, space is limited due to 
room capacity restrictions. We encourage you to register to ensure 
participation.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Crystal City Sheraton 
Hotel. The hotel is located at 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway in 
Arlington, VA, two blocks from the Crystal City Metro Station. The 
hotel's telephone number is (703) 486-1111.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about these 
meetings, please contact Mary Rose (Molly) Bayer by phone at (202) 564-
1981, by e-mail at bayer.maryrose@epa.gov, or by mail at: U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 4606M, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave., NW., Washington DC 20460. For information about EPA's Underground 
Injection Control Program & geologic sequestration activities visit the 
following Web site: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/uic/wells_
sequestration.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this workshop is to continue 
to advance the dialogue between EPA and stakeholders on geologic 
sequestration of CO2 under SDWA and to provide updates on 
the proposed rule making process. This workshop will also afford EPA an 
opportunity to seek feedback from stakeholders on a set of specific 
subjects identified as key areas of concern and interest to 
stakeholders, which were voiced during the first workshop (December 
2007) and other EPA sponsored technical workshops, held from 2005 to 
present. These subjects may include, but are not limited to public 
participation, long term liability, site characterization/area of 
review (AoR), monitoring, and UIC well construction.

Special Accommodations

    For information on access or services for individuals with 
disabilities, please contact Mary Rose (Molly) Bayer at (202) 564-1981 
or bayer.maryrose@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, 
please contact Mary Rose Bayer, preferably at least 10 days prior to 
the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your 
request.

    Dated: January 24, 2008.
Cynthia C. Dougherty, Director
Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
[FR Doc. 08-401 Filed 1-29-08; 8:45 am]
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