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Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 57356 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 192 / Thursday, October 2, 2008 / Notices revised its decision to disapprove Arkansas’ decisions not to list 67 waterbody-pollutant combinations instead of the 73 waterbody-pollutant combinations proposed in EPA’s Record of Decision for the 2008 Section 303(d) List. With the addition of Bayou DeView, EPA is adding 68 waterbodypollutant combinations. A listing of these 68 waterbody-pollutant combinations along with priority rankings for inclusion on the 2008 Section 303(d) List can be found in Tables 2 and 4 of EPA’s Responsiveness Summary. A listing of the five waterbody-pollutant combinations EPA is delisting can be found in Table 3 of EPA’s Responsiveness Summary. ADDRESSES: Copies of EPA’s Responsiveness Summary Concerning EPA’s June 26, 2008 Public Notice of Final Decisions to Add Waters and Pollutants to Arkansas; 2008 Section 303(d) List and the list of 68 waterbodypollutant pairs can be obtained at EPA Region 6’s Web site at http:// www.epa.gov/region06/water/npdes/ tmdl/index.htm, or by writing or calling Ms. Diane Smith at Water Quality Protection Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, 1445 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX 75202–2733, telephone (214) 665–2145, facsimile (214) 665– 6490, or e-mail: smith.diane@epa.gov. Underlying documents from the administrative record for these decisions are available for public inspection at the above address. Please contact Ms. Smith to schedule an inspection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Smith at (214) 665–2145. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that each state identify those waters for which existing technologybased pollution controls are not stringent enough to attain or maintain state water quality standards. For those waters, states are required to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) according to a priority ranking. Consistent with EPA’s regulations, Arkansas submitted to EPA its listing decisions under Section 303(d) on April 1, 2008. On June 18, 2008, EPA approved Arkansas’ listing of 369 waterbody-pollutant combinations and associated priority rankings. EPA took neither an approval or disapproval action on 34 waters listed for beryllium and twenty (20) waterbody-pollutant pairs that appear to have been listed in error. EPA disapproved Arkansas’ decisions not to list 73 waterbodypollutant combinations. Based on the public comments, EPA has revised its decision to disapprove Arkansas’s VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:52 Oct 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 decision not to list 67 waterbodypollutant combinations and added one additional waterbody-pollutant combination. A listing of these 68 waterbody-pollutant combinations along with priority rankings for inclusion on the 2008 Section 303(d) List can be found in Table 4 of EPA’s Responsiveness Summary. Furthermore, based on public comments, EPA is reversing its approval decision for five waterbody-pollutant combinations in favor of delisting. A listing of these five waterbody-pollutant combinations which are being delisted can be found in Table 3 of EPA’s Responsiveness Summary. Dated: September 23, 2008. Miguel I Flores, Director, Water Quality Protection Division, Region 6. [FR Doc. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correspondence concerning the meeting should be sent to Ms. Lisa Hammond, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (MC2201A), Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at (202) 564 0736, via e-mail at hammond.lisa@epa.gov; or by FAX at (202) 564–1624. Additional information about the meeting is available at the Internet Web site: http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/environmentaljustice/nejac/ meetings.html. Pre-registration for all attendees is recommended. To register online, visit the Web site above. Requests for preregistration forms should be sent to Ms. Lisa Hammond at (202) 564–0736 or Hammond.lisa@epa.gov. Non-English speaking attendees wishing to arrange for a foreign language interpreter also may make appropriate arrangements using these numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Charter of the NEJAC states that the advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the Administrator on areas that may include, among other things, ‘‘advice about broad, crosscutting issues related to environmental justice, including environment-related strategic, scientific, technological, regulatory and economic issues related to environmental justice. The meeting shall be used to receive comments, discuss, and provide recommendations regarding four major areas: (1) Factors to identify and address disproportionate environmental impacts; (2) environmental justice best practices; (3) differential impacts of climate change; and (4) strategies to identify, mitigate, and/or address the disproportionate burden on communities of air pollution resulting from goods movement activities. A. Public Comment: Individuals or groups making oral presentations during the public comment period will be limited to a total time of five minutes. 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Information about Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information about access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Ms. Lisa Hammond at (202) 564–0736 or Hammond.lisa@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Ms. Hammond, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. All requests should be sent to the address, e-mail, or fax number listed in the CONTACT section above. Dated: September 26, 2008. Charles Lee, Designated Federal Officer, National Environmental Justice Advisory Council. [FR Doc. E8–23165 Filed 10–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–M ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL 8720–4] National Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notice of Charter Renewal Environmental Protection Agency. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 192 (Thursday, October 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57356-57357]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-23165]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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National Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Notification of 
Public Meeting and Public Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notification of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public 
Law 92-463, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hereby 
provides notice that the National Environmental Justice Advisory 
Council (NEJAC) will meet on the dates and times described below. All 
meetings are open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged 
to provide comments relevant to the specific issues being considered by 
the NEJAC. For additional information about registering for public 
comment, please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Due to limited space, 
seating at the NEJAC meeting will be on a first-come basis.

DATES: The NEJAC meeting will convene Tuesday, October 21, 2008, from 
10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and reconvene Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 
from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Thursday, October 23, 2008, from 9 a.m. 
to 3 p.m. One public comment session relevant to the specific issues 
being considered by the NEJAC (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION) is 
scheduled for Wednesday evening, October 22, 2008, from 6:30 p.m. to 
9:30 p.m. All noted times are Eastern Time. Members of the public who 
wish to participate in the public comment period are encouraged to pre-
register by October 13, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The NEJAC committee meeting will be held at the Ritz-Canton 
Hotel, 181 Peachtree Avenue, NE., Atlanta, GA 30303, telephone (404) 
659-0400 or (800) 241-3333.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correspondence concerning the meeting 
should be sent to Ms. Lisa Hammond, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (MC2201A), Washington, DC 
20460; by telephone at (202) 564 0736, via e-mail at 
hammond.lisa@epa.gov; or by FAX at (202) 564-1624. Additional 
information about the meeting is available at the Internet Web site: 
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/nejac/meetings.html.
    Pre-registration for all attendees is recommended. To register 
online, visit the Web site above. Requests for pre-registration forms 
should be sent to Ms. Lisa Hammond at (202) 564-0736 or 
Hammond.lisa@epa.gov. Non-English speaking attendees wishing to arrange 
for a foreign language interpreter also may make appropriate 
arrangements using these numbers.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The Charter of the NEJAC states that the 
advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the 
Administrator on areas that may include, among other things, ``advice 
about broad, crosscutting issues related to environmental justice, 
including environment-related strategic, scientific, technological, 
regulatory and economic issues related to environmental justice.
    The meeting shall be used to receive comments, discuss, and provide 
recommendations regarding four major areas: (1) Factors to identify and 
address disproportionate environmental impacts; (2) environmental 
justice best practices; (3) differential impacts of climate change; and 
(4) strategies to identify, mitigate, and/or address the 
disproportionate burden on communities of air pollution resulting from 
goods movement activities.
    A. Public Comment: Individuals or groups making oral presentations 
during the public comment period will be limited to a total time of 
five minutes. Only one representative of a community, an organization, 
or a group will be allowed to speak. Any number of written comments can 
be submitted for the record. The suggested format for individuals 
making public comment should be as follows: Name of Speaker, Name of 
Organization/Community, Address/Telephone/E-mail, Description of 
Concern and its Relationship to the

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policy issue(s), and Recommendations or desired outcome. Written 
comments received by October 10, 2008 will be included in the materials 
distributed to the members of the NEJAC. Written comments received 
after that date will be provided to the NEJAC as logistics allow. All 
information should be sent to the address, e-mail, or fax number listed 
in the CONTACT section above.
    B. Information about Services for Individuals with Disabilities: 
For information about access or services for individuals with 
disabilities, please contact Ms. Lisa Hammond at (202) 564-0736 or 
Hammond.lisa@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please 
contact Ms. Hammond, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, 
to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. All 
requests should be sent to the address, e-mail, or fax number listed in 
the CONTACT section above.

    Dated: September 26, 2008.
Charles Lee,
Designated Federal Officer, National Environmental Justice Advisory 
Council.
[FR Doc. E8-23165 Filed 10-1-08; 8:45 am]
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