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Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC)

About the Local Government Advisory Committee

The Local Government Advisory Committee is a formal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and has been in existence since 1993. The Committee is composed of elected and appointed local, state and tribal officials from across the country and territories. The LGAC provides advice and recommendations that assist the EPA in developing a stronger partnership with local governments through building state and local capacity to deliver environmental services and programs. The ultimate goal of the LGAC is to provide the citizens of the United States with more efficient and effective environmental protection at the community, state and federal level.

Upcoming Virtual Meeting

The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) will conduct a virtual meeting on Friday, May 15, 2020, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (EDT). The focus of the Committee meeting will be to: Deliberate and vote on the Risk Communication Report drafted by the Revitalizing Communities Workgroup of the LGAC and reviewed by other LGAC workgroups and the Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee (SCAS). This is an open meeting, and all interested persons are invited to participate. The LGAC and SCAS will hear comments from the public between 1:10–1:25 p.m. (EDT). For more information please see the federal register notice , and contact Designated Federal Officer at Daniels.joseph@epa.gov with any questions.

LGAC Members

The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that advisory committee membership be balanced. The LGAC is unique in having members that are locally elected and appointed officials such as mayors, county executives, city managers, commissioners, and others that represent key interests of local governments.

LGAC General Information


LGAC Past Meetings

Recent LGAC Meeting Summaries

Recent LGAC Reports Recommendations and Responses

For more information, contact Joseph Daniels, Designated Federal Officer, at Daniels.joseph@epa.gov or call (202)564-3115