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DOE - 95 - Federal Advisory Committee to Develop On-Site Innovative Technologies for Environmental Management - Agency Authority


Committee NameFederal Advisory Committee to Develop On-Site Innovative Technologies for Environmental ManagementAgency NameDepartment of Energy
Fiscal Year1997Committee Number95
Original Establishment Date7/22/1991Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date12/8/1996Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date12/7/1996Designated Fed Officer Position Title*
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityAGENDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*TBD
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*AGENDesignated Federal Officer Phone* 
Effective Date Of Authority*7/22/1991Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email* 
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*Through the DOIT committee, as well as the supporting DOIT Coordinating Group, and its four working groups, 1) mining, 2) military bases, 3) mixed wastes, and 4) the interstate technology regulatory cooperation (ITRC) working group, this initiative has been instrumental in identifying barriers to the development and deployment of innovative environmental technologies. The working groups in particular have provided a unique opportunity for federal agencies, state governments, stakeholders, and industry to have open discussions on how to overcome these barriers in a practical and timely fashion. For example, the ITRC was recognized with the Vice President's Hammer Award for government reinvention in September 1996 for its groundbreaking work on removing regulatory barriers to the use of innovative technologies by the Department of Defense and Department of Energy. The ITRC was also instrumental in the agreement of six state to work toward reciprocity for environmental technology, a major breakthrough in states allowing the use of new technologies and the creation of a regional and national market for these technologies.
How is membership balanced?*Through its coordinating group and working groups, the DOIT initiative has offered the opportunity to a broad spectrum of interests to discuss the barriers to the use of environmental technologies. Environmental groups, public and tribal interests, federal and state regulators, the Department of Defense, Energy, Interior and EPA, all participated in the discussions focused on specific aspects of environmental technologies and their uses related to the cleanup of federal sites in the West. Through the ITRC, this discussion was broad to include other states from the Northeast, South and Midwest.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*N/A
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*This effort was critical because there is no other formation that brought so many broad interests together to focus on the use of environmental technologies for the cleanup of federal sites and allowed for related issues and challenges to be addressed together. This focusing of effort was instrumental in crafting far ranging and insightful recommendations to the states and federal agencies; 1) Improve performance and reduce costs through expanded regulatory options that encourage innovation, 2) stimulate economic growth and reduce costs by creating regional and national markets for innovative technologies, and 3) cut costs and expedite cleanup through collaborative partnering among regulators, federal agencies, tribes and stakeholders.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation Remarks


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety* Action Reorganize Priorities* 
Outcome Trust In Government Action Reallocate Resources 
Outcome Major Policy Changes Action Issued New Regulations 
Outcome Advance In Scientific Research Action Proposed Legislation 
Outcome Effective Grant Making Action Approved Grants Or Other Payments 
Outcome Improved Service Delivery Action Other 
Outcome Increased Customer Satisfaction Action Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg Requirements Grants Review* 
Outcome Other Number Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings* Dollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer* 
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented* Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA Website 
% of Recs Partially Implemented* Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback* Access Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*Narrative Description*
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$10,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$5,000.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$15,000.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.20Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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