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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 is now being planned as a virtual public meeting to held online and over the phone
. Further meeting updates will be provided as they become available.

EPA will convene its next public meeting of the e-Manifest System Advisory Board on April 14-16, 2020. The purpose of this meeting is 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 is now working to change the April 14-16, 2020, e-Manifest Advisory Board meeting from an in-person public meeting to a fully virtual public meeting to be held online and over the phone.

Virtual meeting access

   For instructions on how to access the virtual meeting, please follow the virtual meeting guidance.

EPA has also published a revised Federal Register notice to the reflect changes in converting from an in-person public meeting to a virtual public meeting. Please review this notice for specific updates such as “how you may participate in this meeting” via providing your oral and/or public comment submissions.

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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