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Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest System Advisory Board Meeting – “Reengineering Electronic Signatures for Generators and Transporters to Increase Adoption of Electronic Manifests” - April 14-16, 2020

April 14 - 16, 2020
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
MEETING LOCATION: Due to concerns related to the coronavirus, (COVID-19), this meeting was held online and over the phone

EPA convened a public meeting of the e-Manifest System Advisory Board on April 14-16, 2020. The purpose of this meeting was for the Board to advise the Agency on its proposed additional methods for increasing the use of electronic manifests, which include reengineering electronic signatures for generators and transporters to reduce the administrative burdens and barriers to electronic manifesting.

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Meeting Logistics

e-Manifest Advisory Board Meetings are open to the public. Due to coronavirus-related concerns, EPA changed the April 14-16, 2020, e-Manifest Advisory Board meeting from an in-person public meeting to a fully virtual public meeting held online and over the phone.

Virtual meeting access

EPA published a revised Federal Register notice to the reflect changes in converting from an in-person public meeting to a virtual public meeting. 

For more information, you may also contact Fred Jenkins, the Designated Federal Officer of the e-Manifest Advisory Board, via phone at 703-308-7049 or by e-mail at

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Meeting Materials

Below is a link to the official meeting minutes/ Board recommendations. Other meeting materials including EPA’s background paper related supporting materials, charge/questions to the Advisory Board, the Advisory Board roster (i.e., members attending this meeting), final meeting agenda, and public comments are also available in the public docket (Docket no. EPA-HQ-OLEM-2020-0075).

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