Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Request for Nominations, 70215-70216 [2010-28877]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 17, 2010 / Notices Dated: November 10, 2010. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2010–28878 Filed 11–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Request for Nominations International Trade Administration, DOC. ACTION: Notice of solicitation of nominations for membership on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). AGENCY: The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., and pursuant to Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c). ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. By statute, the ETTAC advises, through the Secretary of Commerce, the Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). The Secretary appoints the chair of the ETWG from among the employees of the Department. Although the ETWG is not currently active, the Department continues to function as chair of the ETWG, and the Department, as ETWG chair, utilizes the advice of the ETTAC and shares it with the TPCC or relevant TPCC member agencies as appropriate. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services. The Department of Commerce rechartered the ETTAC on October 25, 2010 and is currently seeking nominations for membership on the ETTAC for the new charter term. DATES: Nominations for membership must be received on or before December 3, 2010. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted either: Via e-mail to ellen.bohon@trade.gov; via fax to the attention of Ellen Bohon at 202–482– 5665; or via mail to Ellen Bohon, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, Office of Energy & mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 Nov 16, 2010 Jkt 223001 Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482– 03859; fax 202–482–5665; e-mail Ellen.Bohon@trade.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to ETTAC for the charter term beginning October 25, 2010 for appointments for a two-year term concurrent with the charter term. Members will be selected, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce Guidelines, based upon their ability to advise the Secretary of Commerce on the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of environmental technologies, products, and services that comply with United States environmental, safety, and related requirements, as articulated in ETTAC’s Charter. The ETTAC shall advise on matters including: Trade policy development and negotiations relating to U.S. environmental technologies exports; U.S. Government policies and programs on the export of U.S. environmental products, technologies, and services; the effect of foreign governments’ policies and practices on the export of U.S. environmental products, technologies, and services; the competitiveness of U.S. industry and its ability to compete for environmental technologies, products and services opportunities in international markets; and the identification of priority environmental technologies, products and services markets with high immediate returns for U.S. exports. More information on the advisory duties of ETTAC members can be found on ETTAC’s Charter, which is available on the Internet at http:// www.environment.ita.doc.gov under the tab: Advisory Committee. Members of the ETTAC shall be selected in a manner that ensures that the ETTAC is balanced in terms of points of view, product lines, company size, and geographic location. Members of the ETTAC shall be drawn from U.S. environmental technologies manufacturing and services companies, U.S. trade associations, and U.S. private sector organizations involved in the promotion of exports of environmental technologies, products, and services, provided that, the ETTAC shall include at least one individual representing each of the following: Environmental businesses, including small businesses; trade associations in the environmental sector; private sector organizations involved in the promotion of environmental exports, including PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70215 products that comply with U.S. environmental, safety, and related requirements; States and associations representing the States; and other appropriate interested members of the public, including labor representatives. Members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the views and interests of a U.S. company or organization, as well as its particular sector; they are, therefore, not Special Government Employees. Each member of the ETTAC must be a U.S. citizen, not a federally-registered lobbyist, and not registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Members of the ETTAC will not be compensated for their services or reimbursed for their travel expenses. The ETTAC shall, to the extent practicable, meet approximately three times a year. Most ETTAC meetings are held in Washington, DC. Members of the ETTAC who have experience in exporting the full range of environmental technologies products and services are sought, including experience in the following sectors: (1) Air Pollution Control/Monitoring; (2) Analytic Devices and Services; (3) Environmental Engineering and Consulting Services; (4) Financial Services for the Environmental Sector; (5) Process and Prevention Technologies; (6) Solid and Hazardous Waste; and (7) Water and Wastewater Treatment. All appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. Members shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary from the date of appointment to the Committee to the date on which the Committee’s charter terminates (normally two years). Self-nominations are accepted. If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of ETTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum): (1) Name; (2) Title; (3) Work phone, fax, and e-mail address; (4) Name and Address of entity to be represented by the applicant, including Web site address; (5) Short biography of nominee including the applicant’s personal resume demonstrating knowledge and experience relevant to the work of the ETTAC; (6) Brief description of the entity to be represented, and, as applicable, its business activities; company size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served; (7) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to register as E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 70216 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 17, 2010 / Notices a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended; (8) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally-registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that if appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as an ETTAC member if the applicant becomes a federallyregistered lobbyist; and (9) An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all ETTAC eligibility requirements, including that the applicant represent a U.S. company or U.S. organization. (a) For purposes of ETTAC eligibility, a U.S. company is at least 51 percent owned by U.S. persons. (b) For purposes of ETTAC eligibility, a U.S. organization is controlled by U.S. persons, as determined based on its board of directors (or comparable governing body), membership, and funding sources, as applicable. Please, do not send entity brochures or any other information. Nominations may be e-mailed to ellen.bohon@trade.gov or faxed to the attention of Ellen Bohon at 202–482– 5665, and must be received before the deadline of Friday, December 3, 2010. Nominees selected for appointment to ETTAC will be notified. Dated: November 9, 2010. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), 
Request for Nominations

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, DOC.

ACTION: Notice of solicitation of nominations for membership on the 
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 
(ETTAC) was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, 5 U.S.C. App., and pursuant to Section 2313(c) of the Export 
Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c). ETTAC was first 
chartered on May 31, 1994. By statute, the ETTAC advises, through the 
Secretary of Commerce, the Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of 
the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). The Secretary 
appoints the chair of the ETWG from among the employees of the 
Department. Although the ETWG is not currently active, the Department 
continues to function as chair of the ETWG, and the Department, as ETWG 
chair, utilizes the advice of the ETTAC and shares it with the TPCC or 
relevant TPCC member agencies as appropriate. ETTAC advises on the 
development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. 
exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services. The 
Department of Commerce rechartered the ETTAC on October 25, 2010 and is 
currently seeking nominations for membership on the ETTAC for the new 
charter term.

DATES: Nominations for membership must be received on or before 
December 3, 2010.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted either: Via e-mail to 
ellen.bohon@trade.gov; via fax to the attention of Ellen Bohon at 202-
482-5665; or via mail to Ellen Bohon, Office of Energy & Environmental 
Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-
482-03859; fax 202-482-5665; e-mail Ellen.Bohon@trade.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce invites 
nominations to ETTAC for the charter term beginning October 25, 2010 
for appointments for a two-year term concurrent with the charter term. 
Members will be selected, in accordance with applicable Department of 
Commerce Guidelines, based upon their ability to advise the Secretary 
of Commerce on the development and administration of programs to expand 
United States exports of environmental technologies, products, and 
services that comply with United States environmental, safety, and 
related requirements, as articulated in ETTAC's Charter. The ETTAC 
shall advise on matters including: Trade policy development and 
negotiations relating to U.S. environmental technologies exports; U.S. 
Government policies and programs on the export of U.S. environmental 
products, technologies, and services; the effect of foreign 
governments' policies and practices on the export of U.S. environmental 
products, technologies, and services; the competitiveness of U.S. 
industry and its ability to compete for environmental technologies, 
products and services opportunities in international markets; and the 
identification of priority environmental technologies, products and 
services markets with high immediate returns for U.S. exports. More 
information on the advisory duties of ETTAC members can be found on 
ETTAC's Charter, which is available on the Internet at http://www.environment.ita.doc.gov under the tab: Advisory Committee.
    Members of the ETTAC shall be selected in a manner that ensures 
that the ETTAC is balanced in terms of points of view, product lines, 
company size, and geographic location. Members of the ETTAC shall be 
drawn from U.S. environmental technologies manufacturing and services 
companies, U.S. trade associations, and U.S. private sector 
organizations involved in the promotion of exports of environmental 
technologies, products, and services, provided that, the ETTAC shall 
include at least one individual representing each of the following: 
Environmental businesses, including small businesses; trade 
associations in the environmental sector; private sector organizations 
involved in the promotion of environmental exports, including products 
that comply with U.S. environmental, safety, and related requirements; 
States and associations representing the States; and other appropriate 
interested members of the public, including labor representatives.
    Members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the 
views and interests of a U.S. company or organization, as well as its 
particular sector; they are, therefore, not Special Government 
Employees. Each member of the ETTAC must be a U.S. citizen, not a 
federally-registered lobbyist, and not registered as a foreign agent 
under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
    Members of the ETTAC will not be compensated for their services or 
reimbursed for their travel expenses. The ETTAC shall, to the extent 
practicable, meet approximately three times a year. Most ETTAC meetings 
are held in Washington, DC.
    Members of the ETTAC who have experience in exporting the full 
range of environmental technologies products and services are sought, 
including experience in the following sectors:
    (1) Air Pollution Control/Monitoring;
    (2) Analytic Devices and Services;
    (3) Environmental Engineering and Consulting Services;
    (4) Financial Services for the Environmental Sector;
    (5) Process and Prevention Technologies;
    (6) Solid and Hazardous Waste; and
    (7) Water and Wastewater Treatment.
    All appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. 
Members shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary from the date of 
appointment to the Committee to the date on which the Committee's 
charter terminates (normally two years).
    Self-nominations are accepted. If you are interested in nominating 
someone to become a member of ETTAC, please provide the following 
information (2 pages maximum):
    (1) Name;
    (2) Title;
    (3) Work phone, fax, and e-mail address;
    (4) Name and Address of entity to be represented by the applicant, 
including Web site address;
    (5) Short biography of nominee including the applicant's personal 
resume demonstrating knowledge and experience relevant to the work of 
the ETTAC;
    (6) Brief description of the entity to be represented, and, as 
applicable, its business activities; company size (number of employees 
and annual sales); and export markets served;
    (7) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to 
register as

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a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as 
amended;
    (8) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally-
registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that if 
appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as an 
ETTAC member if the applicant becomes a federally-registered lobbyist; 
and
    (9) An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all ETTAC 
eligibility requirements, including that the applicant represent a U.S. 
company or U.S. organization.
    (a) For purposes of ETTAC eligibility, a U.S. company is at least 
51 percent owned by U.S. persons.
    (b) For purposes of ETTAC eligibility, a U.S. organization is 
controlled by U.S. persons, as determined based on its board of 
directors (or comparable governing body), membership, and funding 
sources, as applicable.
    Please, do not send entity brochures or any other information.
    Nominations may be e-mailed to ellen.bohon@trade.gov or faxed to 
the attention of Ellen Bohon at 202-482-5665, and must be received 
before the deadline of Friday, December 3, 2010. Nominees selected for 
appointment to ETTAC will be notified.

    Dated: November 9, 2010.
Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2010-28877 Filed 11-16-10; 8:45 am]
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