Details about Participating in the Meeting:If you wish to attend the meeting, you should provide your email address when you register. The EPA will provide updated information on the October meeting to registered individuals and organizations as the date of the meeting gets closer. The Council will allocate one hour for the public's input (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Central Time) at the meeting on October 5, 2012. Oral statements will be limited to five minutes at the meeting. It is preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. To ensure adequate time for public involvement, individuals or organizations interested in presenting an oral statement should notify Roy Simon no later than September 15, 2012. Any person who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after a Council meeting. Written statements received for the meeting must be received by September 28, 2012 to be distributed to all members of the Council before any final discussion or vote is completed. Any statements received on or after the date just specified for the meeting will become part of the permanent file for the meeting and will be forwarded to the Council members for their information.
National Drinking Water Advisory Council:The Council was created by Congress on December 16, 1974, as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) of 1974, Public Law 93-523, 42 U.S.C. 300j-5, and is operated in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2. The Council was established under the SDWA to provide practical and independent advice, consultation and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on the activities, functions, policies, and regulations required by the SDWA.
Special Accommodations:For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Roy Simon at 202-564-3868 or by email atSimon.Roy@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Roy Simon at least 10 days prior to the meeting to give EPA asmuch time as possible to process your request.
Dated: August 20, 2012.
Acting Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.