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Notice of a Public Meeting: Stakeholder Meeting Concerning EPA's Intent To Regulate Perchlorate Levels in Drinking Water

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Notice of public meeting.
SUMMARY: The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public meeting and webcast to share information with the public related to treatment technologies, analytical methods and other information pertaining to the development of a proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for Perchlorate.
DATES: The public meeting and webcast will be held on September 20, 2012 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Time (ET)). Persons wishing to attend the meeting or webcast must register in advance as described in theSUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATIONsection below.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA, Potomac Yards South, first floor conference room located at 2777 South Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. A government issued photo ID is required to obtain access to the building.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: More information on Perchlorate is available at the following Web site:http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/unregulated/perchlorate.cfm.For questions about this specific meeting, contact Russ Perkinson, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; telephone (202) 564-4901 or by email toperkinson.russ@epa.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

To participate in the in-person meeting, you must register in advance no later than 5 p.m., Eastern Time (ET) on September 17, 2012, by contacting Junie Percy of IntelliTech by email tojunie.percy@itsysteminc.comor by phone at (937) 427-4148 ext. 210. Seating for the public is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for those persons registered.

To participate in the webcast, you must register in advance at the following Web address:https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/369407742.The number of connections available for the webcast is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

During the meeting and webcast, there will be a segment for public questions and input. EPA encourages public input and will allocate time to receive verbal statements on a first-come, first-serve basis. Participants will be provided with a set time frame for their statements. To ensure adequate time for public input, individuals or organizations interested in presenting an oral statement should notify Junie Percy by email atjunie.percy@itsysteminc.comno later than 5 p.m., ET on September 17, 2012.

Special Accommodations:To request special accommodations for individuals with disabilities, please contact Junie Percy at (937) 427-4148 ext. 210 or by email tojunie.percy@itsysteminc.com.Please allow at least five business days prior to the meeting to allow time to process your request.

Dated: August 23, 2012. Pamela Barr, Acting Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.