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    FACA FACTS ARCHIVE

    Meeting of National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation
    The National and Governmental Advisory Committees will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.

    The National and Governmental Advisory Committees advise the EPA Administrator in her capacity as the U.S. Representative to the CEC Council. The committees are authorized under Articles 17 and 18 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Public Law 103–182, and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled ‘‘Federal Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation.’’

    The NAC is composed of 15 members representing academia, environmental non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The GAC consists of 14 members representing state, local, and tribal governments. The committees are responsible for providing advice to the U.S. Representative on a wide range of strategic, scientific, technological, regulatory, and economic issues related to implementation and further elaboration of the NAAEC.

    The purpose of the April meeting is to provide advice on issues related to the CEC’s 2016 Council Session theme and to discuss additional trade and environment issues in North America.

    The meeting will also include a public comment session. The agenda, meeting materials, and general information about the NAC and GAC will be available at http://www2.epa.gov/faca/nac-gac.

 
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