Release Number 8719-23
CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet June 27
June 13, 2023
Washington, D.C. — CFTC Commissioner Summer K. Mersinger, sponsor of the Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC), today announced the EEMAC will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 27 from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (MDT) at the Weber Country Public Library near Salt Lake City, Utah. Members of the public may also attend the meeting virtually and in person, if space permits.
Commissioner Mersinger also announced the agenda for the meeting focusing on the following topics:
- An update on the state of the metals markets since the presentation at the EEMAC meeting in September; and
- Wetland mitigation credits and how the CFTC could provide technical assistance in the creation of markets.
[See detailed agenda here.]
Additionally, the EEMAC will introduce its subcommittee members and outline the potential issues and topics to be addressed in the subcommittee reports. The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other EEMAC priorities. For agenda updates and more information about this advisory committee, including its members, please visit EEMAC at cftc.gov.
“I am thrilled to host our third EEMAC meeting near Salt Lake City, Utah, and to kick-off the EEMAC’s subcommittee work, while continuing to study the unique issues in the metals markets as they pertain to electrification.” said Commissioner Mersinger. “I am also eager to broaden the EEMAC’s work and explore wetland mitigation credits and how the CFTC could help other regulators given our expertise in market structure and dynamics.”
Members of the public may watch a live webcast or listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic or international number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. People requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Lauren Fulks, the EEMAC Secretary, at (816) 787-6297 or [email protected].
|What:||Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee Meeting|
Weber Country Public Library
*Virtual instructions below
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
10:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (MDT)
Viewing/Listening Instructions: To access the live meeting feed, use the dial-in numbers below or stream on cftc.gov. A live feed can also be streamed through the CFTC’s YouTube channel. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation, if applicable. Materials presented at the meeting, if any, will be made on cftc.gov.
Domestic Toll-Free Numbers:
Domestic Toll Numbers:
1-833-568-8864 or 1-833-435-1820
+1 646 964 1167 US (US Spanish Line)
+1 646 828 7666 US (New York)
+1 551 285 1373 US
+1 669 216 1590 US (San Jose)
+1 415 449 4000 US (US Spanish Line)
|International Numbers:||International Numbers|
161 149 6517
Members of the public can submit written statements in connection with the meeting by July 4, 2023. Submit public comments at cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Comments Online process on cftc.gov. If you are unable to submit comments online, contact Lauren Fulks, EEMAC Secretary, via the contact information above to discuss alternate means of submitting your comments. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on cftc.gov. Written statements should have “Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee” as the title on any such statement.
There are five active Advisory Committees overseen by the CFTC. They were created to provide advice and recommendations to the Commission on a variety of regulatory and market issues that affect the integrity and competitiveness of U.S. markets. These Advisory Committees facilitate communication between the Commission and market participants, other regulators, and academics. The views, opinions, and information expressed by the Advisory Committees are solely those of the respective Advisory Committee and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission, its staff, or the U.S. government.