EPA has convened an interagency work group to address General Conformity issues. All participants are federal employees. In addition, the FAA and the EPA formed a stakeholders group to address airport air quality improvements, particularly the voluntary reduction of nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions. Stakeholders include airport operators, airlines, and state air quality agencies.
Meeting dates and locations:
- June 11-12, 2003 - Chicago, Illinois Workshop held with the Ozone Policies and Strategies Group (OPSG) staff and EPA Regional Office staff to discuss general conformity issues. Agenda: First day- basic review of the existing general conformity rule (1993 rule) and program; Second day- review of issue papers developed by OPSG staff to address changes under consideration for the general conformity rule/program.
- July 27, 2004 - Crystal City, Virginia Interagency Meeting held with OPSG staff and other Federal Agencies directly involved with general conformity determinations/decisions. Purpose of meeting: Forum for Federal Agencies to voice concerns regarding current general conformity regulations and to further discuss issue papers developed for consideration in upcoming rule revision.
- December 15, 2004 - Washington, D.C. Meeting of official EPA General Conformity Workgroup for upcoming revised general conformity rule. Continuation of discussion on remaining issues that need resolution prior to rule proposal.
|Name||Agency||Phone Number||Fax Number|
|Ralph Thompson||FAA||(202) 267-8772||(202) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jake Plante||FAA||(202) 493-4875||(202) email@example.com|
|Daphne Fuller||FAA Office of Chief Counselfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ralph Lovinelli||FAA Office of Environment and Energyemail@example.com|
|Camille Mittelholtz||DOT||(202) 366-4861||(202) 366-7638||Camille.Mittelholtz@dot.gov|
|Ann Acheson||Forest Service||(202) 205-0800||(202) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pete Lahm||Forest Service||(202) email@example.com|
|Dirk Herkhof||Minerals Management Service||(703) 787-1735||(703) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeff Loman||Bureau of Indian Affairs||(202) 208-4088||(202) email@example.com|
|Cliff Hupp||Geologic Survey||(703) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Scott Archer||Bureau of Land Management||(303) 236-6400||(303) email@example.com|
|Vijai N. Rai||Department of the Interior||(202) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Nelson Rivera||HUD||(202) email@example.com|
|Andrea Stacy||National Park Service||(304) 636-6586 x15||(304) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Vermell Davis||Office of Surface Mining||(202) email@example.com|