Local Government Advisory Committee: Request for Nominations
EPA's LGAC is a federal advisory committee chartered in 1992 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, to advise the EPA Administrator ``from the field'' on a broad range of environmental issues impacting local governments. Current LGAC committee members, and future qualified nominees, hold either current elected or non-elected/appointed positions and possess leadership experiencewhether managerial or technical/programmaticin the following contexts: Small community or township government (under 10,000 population); moderate-size or large city government; county government; state government; and, tribal government. This notice solicits nominations to fill 10-15 vacancies on EPA's LGACcurrently comprised of 30 individuals. Vacancies are anticipated to be filled by May, 2019.
Notice of Proposed Good Samaritan Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent for Removal Action for the Corona/Twin Peaks Mine Site, Napa County, California
In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (``CERCLA''), notice is hereby given that the Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), has entered into a proposed settlement, embodied in an administrative Good Samaritan Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent for Removal Action (``Settlement Agreement''), with Tuleyome. Under the Settlement Agreement, Tuleyome agrees to carry out a removal action that will include pilot studies to assess the effectiveness of various chemical amendments to address discharges from the Corona drainage tunnel, mine waste consolidation, and revegetation. The work will also include improvements to the existing infiltration trenches and construction of other surface water runoff controls.
Request for Nominations to the Great Lakes Advisory Board
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates who desire to serve as members of EPA's Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB). The GLAB is chartered to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator, through the Great Lakes National Program Manager, on matters related to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and on domestic matters related to the implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the U.S. and Canada. It is anticipated that GLAB members will be selected by the summer of 2019.