Environmental Financial Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations of Candidates to the Environmental Financial Advisory Board, 95991 [2016-31449]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices and changes dealt with the organizational structure of the guideline group series, consistency of organization and format across the ecological effects guidelines, addition of tables summarizing test conditions, addition of tables summarizing test validity elements, consistency in use of terminology, and updating of references. The reporting section of each guideline now provides a list of study specific information to include in a study report based on study reporting requirements specified in 40 CFR 160.185 for FIFRA and 40 CFR 792.185 for TSCA. IV. References The following is a listing of the documents that are specifically referenced in this document. The docket includes these documents and other information considered by EPA, including documents that are referenced within the documents that are in the docket, even if the referenced document is not physically located in the docket. For assistance in locating these other documents, please consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 1. EPA. Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Test Guidelines 890.2200: Medaka Extended One Generation Reproduction Test (MEOGRT), July 2015. EPA No. 740–C–15– 002. 2015. Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2014–0766–0001. 2. EPA. Guidance: Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Test Guidelines; Three Tier 2 Non-Mammalian Tests. 2015. Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OPPT–2014–0766–0001. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.; 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.; 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq. Dated: November 30, 2016. James Jones, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. [FR Doc. 2016–31447 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9957–61–OW] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Environmental Financial Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations of Candidates to the Environmental Financial Advisory Board Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of request for nominations of candidates to the Environmental Financial Advisory Board. AGENCY: The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations of qualified SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 candidates to be considered for appointments to fill vacancies on the Environmental Financial Advisory Board (the Board or EFAB). The Board seeks to maintain diverse representation across all workforce sectors and geographic locations. Nominees should demonstrate experience in any of the following areas: Energy efficiency; regulators; commercial banking; local utility management and finance; resource conservation; brownfields; green infrastructure financing; sustainable community partnerships; water resiliency; water and wastewater utility financial management; public-public; public-private; and public-nonprofit partnerships. Nominees who live and work in the pacific-northwest, northeast, and mid-west parts of the United States are strongly encouraged to apply. EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain a diverse pool of candidates, EPA encourages nominations of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups. In addition to this notice, other sources may be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. The deadline for receiving nominations is Friday, February 10, 2017. Appointments will be made by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and will be announced in May 2017. Nominee qualifications will be assessed under the mandates of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which requires Committees to maintain diversity across a broad range of constituencies, sectors, and groups. DATES: Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than February 10, 2017. ADDRESSES: EPA, Office of Water, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., (4201T), Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Submit nomination materials by postal mail or electronic mail to: Alecia F. Crichlow, Membership Coordinator, Environmental Financial Advisory Board, or email crichlow.alecia@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Environmental Financial Advisory Board was chartered in 1989 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide advice and recommendations to EPA on the following issues: Reducing the cost of financing environmental facilities and discouraging polluting behavior; creating incentives to increase private investment in the provision of environmental services and removing or reducing constraints on private involvement imposed by current PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 95991 regulations; developing new and innovative environmental financing approaches and supporting and encouraging the use of cost-effective existing approaches; identifying approaches specifically targeted to small/disadvantaged community financing; increasing the capacity of state and local governments to carry out their respective environmental programs under current Federal tax laws; analyzing how new technologies can be brought to market expeditiously; and, increasing the total investment in environmental protection of public and private environmental resources to help ease the environmental financing challenge facing our nation. The Board meets two times each calendar year (two days per meeting) at different locations within the continental United States. Board members typically contribute approximately 1–3 hours per month to the Board’s work. The Board’s membership services are voluntary and the Agency is unable to provide honoraria or compensation, according to FACA guidelines. However, Board members may receive travel and per diem allowances, where appropriate, and in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations for invitational travelers. Evaluation Criteria: The following criteria will be used to evaluate nominees: residence in the continental United States; professional knowledge of, and experience with, environmental financing activities; senior levelexperience that fills a gap in Board representation, or brings a new and relevant dimension to its deliberations; demonstrate ability to work in a consensus-building process with a wide range of representatives from diverse constituencies; and willingness to serve a two-year term as an active and contributing member, with possible reappointment to a second term. Nominations for membership must include a resume describing the professional and educational qualifications of the nominee, as well as expertise/experience. Contact details should include full name and title, business mailing address, telephone, fax, and email address. A supporting letter of endorsement is encouraged, but not required. Dated: December 20, 2016. Andrew Sawyer, Director, Office of Wastewater Management, Office of Water. [FR Doc. 2016–31449 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9957-61-OW]


Environmental Financial Advisory Committee; Request for 
Nominations of Candidates to the Environmental Financial Advisory Board

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations of candidates to the 
Environmental Financial Advisory Board.

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SUMMARY: The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
invites nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for 
appointments to fill vacancies on the Environmental Financial Advisory 
Board (the Board or EFAB). The Board seeks to maintain diverse 
representation across all workforce sectors and geographic locations.
    Nominees should demonstrate experience in any of the following 
areas: Energy efficiency; regulators; commercial banking; local utility 
management and finance; resource conservation; brownfields; green 
infrastructure financing; sustainable community partnerships; water 
resiliency; water and wastewater utility financial management; public-
public; public-private; and public-nonprofit partnerships. Nominees who 
live and work in the pacific-northwest, northeast, and mid-west parts 
of the United States are strongly encouraged to apply.
    EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain a diverse 
pool of candidates, EPA encourages nominations of women and men of all 
racial and ethnic groups. In addition to this notice, other sources may 
be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. The deadline for receiving 
nominations is Friday, February 10, 2017. Appointments will be made by 
the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and will be 
announced in May 2017. Nominee qualifications will be assessed under 
the mandates of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which requires 
Committees to maintain diversity across a broad range of 
constituencies, sectors, and groups.

DATES: Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than 
February 10, 2017.

ADDRESSES: EPA, Office of Water, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., (4201T), 
Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Submit nomination materials by postal 
mail or electronic mail to: Alecia F. Crichlow, Membership Coordinator, 
Environmental Financial Advisory Board, or email 
crichlow.alecia@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Environmental Financial Advisory Board 
was chartered in 1989 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to 
provide advice and recommendations to EPA on the following issues: 
Reducing the cost of financing environmental facilities and 
discouraging polluting behavior; creating incentives to increase 
private investment in the provision of environmental services and 
removing or reducing constraints on private involvement imposed by 
current regulations; developing new and innovative environmental 
financing approaches and supporting and encouraging the use of cost-
effective existing approaches; identifying approaches specifically 
targeted to small/disadvantaged community financing; increasing the 
capacity of state and local governments to carry out their respective 
environmental programs under current Federal tax laws; analyzing how 
new technologies can be brought to market expeditiously; and, 
increasing the total investment in environmental protection of public 
and private environmental resources to help ease the environmental 
financing challenge facing our nation.
    The Board meets two times each calendar year (two days per meeting) 
at different locations within the continental United States. Board 
members typically contribute approximately 1-3 hours per month to the 
Board's work. The Board's membership services are voluntary and the 
Agency is unable to provide honoraria or compensation, according to 
FACA guidelines. However, Board members may receive travel and per diem 
allowances, where appropriate, and in accordance with Federal Travel 
Regulations for invitational travelers.
    Evaluation Criteria: The following criteria will be used to 
evaluate nominees: residence in the continental United States; 
professional knowledge of, and experience with, environmental financing 
activities; senior level-experience that fills a gap in Board 
representation, or brings a new and relevant dimension to its 
deliberations; demonstrate ability to work in a consensus-building 
process with a wide range of representatives from diverse 
constituencies; and willingness to serve a two-year term as an active 
and contributing member, with possible re-appointment to a second term.
    Nominations for membership must include a resume describing the 
professional and educational qualifications of the nominee, as well as 
expertise/experience. Contact details should include full name and 
title, business mailing address, telephone, fax, and email address. A 
supporting letter of endorsement is encouraged, but not required.

    Dated: December 20, 2016.
Andrew Sawyer,
Director, Office of Wastewater Management, Office of Water.
[FR Doc. 2016-31449 Filed 12-28-16; 8:45 am]
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