Notice of a Public Meeting: Expert Panel Workshop on Lead in Plumbing Fittings and Fixtures, 37099 [05-12714]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 28, 2005 / Notices Wednesday, July 13, 2005 9 Welcome, Introductions, Review Meeting Agenda 9:15 Highlights of Recent OCHP Activities 9:45 Science Work Group Status Report 10:45 Discussion: Climate Change Comment Letter 12 Lunch 1:30 Presentation: EPA’s Voluntary Children’s Chemical Evaluation Program 2:15 Regulatory Work Group Status Report 3:30 Discussion: Regulatory Work Group Comment Letters 5 Public Comment 5:30 Adjourn for the Day Thursday, July 14, 2005 9 Discussion of Day One 9:15 Presentation: ANPRM on Human Testing Policy 10 Discuss and Agree on Recommendations 11:45 Wrap Up/Next Steps [FR Doc. 05–12708 Filed 6–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Notice of a Public Meeting: Expert Panel Workshop on Lead in Plumbing Fittings and Fixtures Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is convening an expert panel workshop to discuss issues associated with the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR). This workshop will examine and discuss potential issues associated with lead in plumbing fittings and fixtures, including their potential to leach lead into water, existing standards and test protocols, utility challenges, and manufacturer perspectives. The workshop on Lead in Plumbing Fittings and Fixtures will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2005, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., eastern time (ET) and Wednesday, July 27, 2005, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (ET). ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1–800– 426–4791, Monday through Friday VerDate jul<14>2003 16:46 Jun 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 Members of the public may attend as observers at the workshop and provide comments during a designated 60-minute period on Tuesday, July 26, 2005. Individual oral comments should be limited to no more than 5 minutes and it is preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. Written comments may be provided at the meeting or may be sent to Kira Smith at the mail or e-mail addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations [FRL–7929–8] DATES: between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET), to register for this workshop as an observer. There is no charge for attending this workshop, but seats are limited, so register as soon as possible. For administrative meeting information, call Brian Murphy, HDR/ Economic and Engineering Services, Inc., at 503–223– 3033 or by e-mail at brian.murphy@hdrinc.com. For technical information, contact Kira Smith, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., (MC 4607M), Washington, DC 20460, at 202–564– 1629, or by e-mail at smith.kira@epa.gov. Any person needing special accommodations at this meeting, including wheelchair access, should contact Brian Murphy at the number or email address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Requests for special accommodations should be made at least five days in advance of the workshop. Dated: June 22, 2005. Cynthia C. Dougherty, Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. [FR Doc. 05–12714 Filed 6–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7929–4] Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of an Upcoming Science Advisory Board Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference meeting of the PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37099 chartered SAB to discuss two draft SAB reports. DATES: July 13, 2005, 3–5 p.m. (eastern time). ADDRESSES: The meeting for this review will be held by telephone only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to obtain further information regarding this teleconference meeting may contact Mr. Thomas O. Miller, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board via phone (202–343– 9982) or e-mail at miller.tom@epa.gov. The SAB Mailing address is: U.S. EPA, Science Advisory Board (1400F), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information about the SAB, as well as any updates concerning the meeting announced in this notice, may be found on the SAB Web site at: http:// www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this SAB telephone conference meeting is to conduct a final public review and discussion of two draft SAB reports. One is Identifying and Calculating Economic Benefit That Goes Beyond Avoided and/or Delayed Costs: An SAB Advisory and the other is Advisory Review of EPA’s Draft Ecological Benefits Assessment Strategic Plan; An Advisory by the SAB Committee on Valuing the Protection of Ecological Systems and Services. The focus of the meeting is to consider whether: (i) The original charge questions to the SAB review panel have been adequately addressed in the draft report; (ii) the draft report is clear and logical; (iii) the conclusions drawn, or recommendations made in the draft report, are supported by the body of the report; and (iv) if there are any obvious technical errors, omissions, or issues that are inadequately dealt with in the draft report. 1. Illegal Competitive Advantage (ICA) Background Information—EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) requested that the EPA Science Advisory Board review the OECA White Paper entitled Identifying and Calculating Economic Benefit that Goes Beyond Avoided and/or Delayed Costs, dated May 25, 2003. The White Paper addressing ‘‘illegal competitive advantage’’ (ICA) issues is related to EPA’s policy of recapturing violators’ economic benefit from environmental noncompliance. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7929-8]


Notice of a Public Meeting: Expert Panel Workshop on Lead in 
Plumbing Fittings and Fixtures

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is convening an 
expert panel workshop to discuss issues associated with the Lead and 
Copper Rule (LCR). This workshop will examine and discuss potential 
issues associated with lead in plumbing fittings and fixtures, 
including their potential to leach lead into water, existing standards 
and test protocols, utility challenges, and manufacturer perspectives.

DATES: The workshop on Lead in Plumbing Fittings and Fixtures will be 
held on Tuesday, July 26, 2005, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., eastern time (ET) and 
Wednesday, July 27, 2005, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (ET).

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Washington Marriott, 1221 
22nd Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-
800-426-4791, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET), to 
register for this workshop as an observer. There is no charge for 
attending this workshop, but seats are limited, so register as soon as 
possible. For administrative meeting information, call Brian Murphy, 
HDR/ Economic and Engineering Services, Inc., at 503-223-3033 or by e-
mail at brian.murphy@hdrinc.com. For technical information, contact 
Kira Smith, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, U.S. EPA, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., (MC 4607M), Washington, DC 20460, at 202-564-
1629, or by e-mail at smith.kira@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the public may attend as 
observers at the workshop and provide comments during a designated 60-
minute period on Tuesday, July 26, 2005. Individual oral comments 
should be limited to no more than 5 minutes and it is preferred that 
only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or 
organization. Written comments may be provided at the meeting or may be 
sent to Kira Smith at the mail or e-mail addresses listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice.

Special Accommodations

    Any person needing special accommodations at this meeting, 
including wheelchair access, should contact Brian Murphy at the number 
or email address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
of this notice. Requests for special accommodations should be made at 
least five days in advance of the workshop.

    Dated: June 22, 2005.
Cynthia C. Dougherty,
Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
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