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Federal Register: July 2, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 127).

Section: Notices
Agency: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Title: Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality
Action: Notice of meeting.
Page: 44421-44422
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality
AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA.
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
SUMMARY: The Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality will meet to 
continue discussions on critical air quality issues relating to 
agriculture. Special emphasis will be placed on obtaining a greater 
understanding about the relationship between agricultural production 
and air quality. The meeting is open to the public.
DATES: The meeting will convene Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 9 a.m., 
and continue until 4 p.m. The meeting will resume Thursday, July 18, 
2002, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Written material and requests to make oral 
presentations should reach the Natural Resources Conservation Service, 
at the address below, on or before July 3, 2002.
ADDRESSES: On both days, July 17-18, the meeting will be held at the 
Radisson Quad City Plaza at 111 East Second Street, Davenport, Iowa 
52801; telephone: (563) 322-2200. Written material and requests to make 
oral presentations should be sent to Beth Sauerhaft, USDA-NRCS, Post 
Office Box 2890, Room 6158, Washington, DC 20013.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions or comments should be 
directed to Beth Sauerhaft, Designated Federal Official; telephone: 
(202) 720-8578; fax: (202) 720-2646; e-mail: Beth.Sauerhaft@usda.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Additional information 
about the Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality, including any revised 
agendas for the July 17 and 18, 2002, meeting that occur after this 
Federal Register Notice is published, may be found on the World Wide 
Web at http:\\www.nhq.nrcs.usda.gov/faca/aaqtf.html.
Draft Agenda of the July 17 and 18, 2002, Meeting
A. Welcome to the Quad Cities
1. Local Officials
B. Approve Minutes of the Washington, DC, May 1-2, 2002, AAQTF Meeting
C. EPA Update
     EPA Official
     National Academy of Sciences Scientific Assessment update
     RPO Update--potential impacts to agriculture
     Title V Update
D. Subcommittee Business
     Research Priorities and Oversight Subcommittee
     Emissions Factors Subcommittee
     Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Subcommittee
     Voluntary/Incentive Based Program Subcommittee
     Follow-up Subcommittee
     Agricultural Burning Subcommittee
     Title V Subcommittee
     Monitoring Subcommittee
     Implementation Subcommittee
E. New Topics
     Iowa CAFO Study
     Engine Emissions
F. Discussion of Final Report
G. Public Input
(Time will be reserved before lunch and at the close of each daily 
session to receive public comment. Individual presentations will be 
limited to 5 minutes).
Procedural
    This meeting is open to the public. At the discretion of the Chair, 
members of the public may give oral presentations during the meeting. 
Persons wishing to make oral presentations should notify Beth Sauerhaft 
no later than July 3, 2002. If a person submitting material would like 
a copy distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the 
meeting, that person should submit 25 copies to Beth Sauerhaft no later 
than July 3, 2002.
Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Beth Sauerhaft.
    USDA prohibits discrimination in its programs and activities on the 
basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual 
orientation, or disability. Additionally, discrimination on the basis 
of political beliefs and marital or family status is also prohibited by 
statutes enforced by USDA. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all 
programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternate means for 
communication of program information (braille, large print, audio tape, 
etc.) should contact the USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2000 (voice 
and TDD). The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
    Signed in Washington, D.C., on June 27, 2002.
P. Dwight Holman,
Deputy Chief for Management, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. 02-16634 Filed 7-1-02; 8:45 am]
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