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Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee
The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) advises the interagency Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods and services.

ETTAC

ETTAC 2024-2026: Now Accepting Nominations for Membership

The Secretary of Commerce invites interested organizations to submit membership nominations to the 2024-2026 charter of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). The ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting through the Secretary of Commerce in her capacity as Chair of the TPCC. The ETTAC advises on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services that comply with United States environmental, safety, and related requirements.

Members shall be senior executive-level representatives of U.S. environmental technologies manufacturing and services companies, U.S. trade associations, U.S. private sector organizations, States or associations representing the States, and other appropriate groups and interested individuals involved in the promotion of exports of environmental technologies products and services, including:
• Air pollution control and monitoring technologies;
• Emerging technologies such as carbon removal, carbon capture, and PFAS removal/destruction
• Environmental engineering and consulting services;
• Monitoring & instrumentation devices and services
• Process and pollution prevention technologies;
• Solid and hazardous waste management and recycling technologies;
• Water and wastewater treatment technologies; and/or
• Weather monitoring and forecasting, flood management, coastal resilience.
 

Deadline: Nominations for membership and any questions should be submitted on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 9, 2024. For more information, including nomination instructions, please refer to the Federal Register Notice.

 

Next ETTAC Meeting

The U.S. Department of Commerce will host the eighth meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) under its 2022-2024 charter. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). It will be a hybrid meeting, accessible online and in-person at the U.S. Department of Commerce. The deadline for members of the public to register to participate, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. 

Please see the Federal Register Notice for details.

 

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