Notification of a Closed Meeting of the Science Advisory Board's Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards Committee, 59018 [2013-23372]

Download as PDF 59018 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices Notice of meeting. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given that the Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee (MSTRS) will meet on October 29, 2013. The MSTRS is a subcommittee under the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee. This is an open meeting. The meeting will include discussion of current topics and presentations about activities being conducted by EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality. The preliminary agenda for the meeting and any notices about change in venue will be posted on the Subcommittee’s Web site: https://www.epa.gov/air/caaac/ mobile_sources.html. MSTRS listserver subscribers will receive notification when the agenda is available on the Subcommittee Web site. To subscribe to the MSTRS listserver, send an email to Etchells.elizabeth@epa.gov. DATES: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting is currently scheduled to be held at The Madison Hotel at 1177 15th St. NW., Washington, DC 20005. However, this date and location are subject to change and interested parties should monitor the Subcommittee Web site (above) for the latest logistical information. The hotel is located five blocks from the McPherson Square Metro Station. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information: Elizabeth Etchells, Designated Federal Officer, Transportation and Climate Division, Mailcode 6406J, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; Ph: 202–343–9231; email: Etchells.elizabeth@epa.gov. For logistical and administrative information: Ms. Cheryl Jackson, U.S. EPA, Transportation and Climate Division, Mailcode 6406J, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; 202–343–9653; email: jackson.cheryl@epa.gov. Background on the work of the Subcommittee is available at: https:// www.epa.gov/air/caaac/mobile_ sources.html. Individuals or organizations wishing to provide comments to the Subcommittee should submit them to Ms. Etchells at the address above by October 15, 2013. The Subcommittee expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: During the meeting, the Subcommittee may also hear progress reports from some of its mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 workgroups as well as updates and announcements on activities of general interest to attendees. For Individuals With Disabilities: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Ms. Etchells or Ms. Jackson (see above). To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Ms. Etchells or Ms. Jackson, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: September 18, 2013. Christopher Grundler, Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality. [FR Doc. 2013–23369 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9901–32–OA] Notification of a Closed Meeting of the Science Advisory Board’s Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards Committee Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a meeting of the SAB’s Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) Committee to discuss SAB recommendations regarding the Agency’s 2013 STAA recipients. The SAB meeting will be closed to the public. DATES: The SAB meeting dates are Monday and Tuesday, October 21 and 22, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The closed SAB meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Suite 31146, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to obtain further information regarding this announcement may contact Mr. Edward Hanlon, Designated Federal Officer, by telephone: (202) 564–2134 or email at hanlon.edward@epa.gov. The SAB Mailing address is: U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board (1400R), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information about the SAB concerning the SAB meeting announced in this notice may be found SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 on the SAB Web site at https:// www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary: Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2, and section (c)(6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), EPA has determined that the SAB meeting will be closed to the public. The purpose of the SAB meeting is for the Committee to discuss recommendations for the SAB regarding the recipients of the Agency’s 2013 Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards. These awards are established to honor and recognize EPA employees who have made outstanding contributions in the advancement of science and technology through their research and development activities, as exhibited in publication of their results in peer reviewed journals. I have determined that the SAB meeting will be closed to the public because it is concerned with selecting employees deserving of awards. In making these recommendations, the Agency requires full and frank advice from the SAB. This advice will involve professional judgments on the relative merits of various employees and their respective work. Such personnel matters involve the discussion of information that is of a personal nature and the disclosure of which would be a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy and, therefore, are protected from disclosure by section (c)(6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). Minutes of the SAB meeting will be kept and certified by the Chair. Dated: September 17, 2013. Gina McCarthy, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–23372 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9901–27—Region 5] Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Great Lakes Advisory Board Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on behalf of the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Task Force agencies, announces a public teleconference of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB). The purpose of the teleconference is for the GLAB to discuss its draft recommendations that will inform the development of a draft SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9901-32-OA]


Notification of a Closed Meeting of the Science Advisory Board's 
Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards Committee

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA), Science 
Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a meeting of the SAB's 
Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) Committee to 
discuss SAB recommendations regarding the Agency's 2013 STAA 
recipients. The SAB meeting will be closed to the public.

DATES: The SAB meeting dates are Monday and Tuesday, October 21 and 22, 
2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).

ADDRESSES: The closed SAB meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan 
Building and International Trade Center, Suite 31146, 1300 Pennsylvania 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to 
obtain further information regarding this announcement may contact Mr. 
Edward Hanlon, Designated Federal Officer, by telephone: (202) 564-2134 
or email at hanlon.edward@epa.gov. The SAB Mailing address is: U.S. EPA 
Science Advisory Board (1400R), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information 
about the SAB concerning the SAB meeting announced in this notice may 
be found on the SAB Web site at https://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Summary: Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2, and section (c)(6) of the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), EPA has determined 
that the SAB meeting will be closed to the public. The purpose of the 
SAB meeting is for the Committee to discuss recommendations for the SAB 
regarding the recipients of the Agency's 2013 Scientific and 
Technological Achievement Awards. These awards are established to honor 
and recognize EPA employees who have made outstanding contributions in 
the advancement of science and technology through their research and 
development activities, as exhibited in publication of their results in 
peer reviewed journals. I have determined that the SAB meeting will be 
closed to the public because it is concerned with selecting employees 
deserving of awards. In making these recommendations, the Agency 
requires full and frank advice from the SAB. This advice will involve 
professional judgments on the relative merits of various employees and 
their respective work. Such personnel matters involve the discussion of 
information that is of a personal nature and the disclosure of which 
would be a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy and, 
therefore, are protected from disclosure by section (c)(6) of the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). Minutes of the SAB 
meeting will be kept and certified by the Chair.

    Dated: September 17, 2013.
Gina McCarthy,
 Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-23372 Filed 9-24-13; 8:45 am]
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