Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of Advisory Meeting of the SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Consultative Panel, 51354-51355 [05-17198]

Download as PDF 51354 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 30, 2005 / Notices Any questions concerning EPA’s ambient air monitoring efforts should be directed to Mr. Tim Hanley, OAQPS, at phone: (919) 541–4417; or e-mail: hanley.tim@epa.gov. Questions concerning the Agency’s FRM development efforts and PM10–2.5 measurement methods evaluation should be directed to Dr. Robert Vanderpool of EPA’s National Exposure Research Laboratory, within the Office of Research and Development, at phone: (919) 541–7877; or e-mail: vanderpool.robert@epa.gov. Availability of Meeting Materials: Prior to the meeting of the CASAC AAMM Subcommittee, OAQPS will post written meeting materials on the ‘‘CASAC File Area’’ page of the Agency’s Ambient Monitoring Technology Information Center (AMTIC) Web site at the following URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/amtic/ casacinf.html. Furthermore, the SAB Staff Office will post a copy of the final agenda and charge to the Subcommittee for this advisory meeting on the SAB Web site at URL: http://www.epa.gov/ sab (under ‘‘Meeting Agendas’’), and the CASAC AAMM Subcommittee page at: http://www.epa.gov/sab/panels/ casac_aamm_subcom.html, respectively, in advance of the Subcommittee’s meeting. Procedures for Providing Public Comment: The SAB Staff Office accepts written public comments of any length, and will accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The SAB Staff Office expects that public will not repeat previously-submitted oral or written statements. Oral Comments: Requests to provide oral comments must be in writing (e-mail, fax or mail) and received by Mr. Butterfield no later than noon September 14, 2005 to reserve time on the meeting September 21, 2005 meeting agenda. Opportunities for oral comments will be limited to no more than five minutes per speaker. Written Comments: Written comments should be received in the SAB Staff Office by September 16, 2005 so that the comments may be made available to the members of the CASAC AAMM Subcommittee for their consideration. Comments should be supplied to Mr. Butterfield at the contact information provided above, in the following formats: one hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files (in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format)). Those providing written comments and who attend the meeting in person are also asked to bring 75 copies of their comments for public distribution. VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:17 Aug 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 Meeting: Individuals requiring special accommodation at this meeting, including wheelchair access to the conference room, should contact Mr. Butterfield at the phone number or an e-mail address noted above at least at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Dated: August 22, 2005. Anthony Maciorowski, Acting Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 05–17197 Filed 8–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7962–8] Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of Advisory Meeting of the SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Consultative Panel Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public meeting of the SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Consultative Panel. DATES: September 21, 2005: The SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Consultative Panel will meet on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at 8:30 a.m., adjourning at approximately 5 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). ADDRESSES: The public meeting of the Panel will be held at the Science Advisory Board Conference Center located at 1025 F Street, NW., Suite 3705, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information regarding the public meeting may contact Dr. Thomas Armitage, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board by telephone/voice mail at (202) 343–9995, fax at (202) 233–0643, by email at armitage.thomas@epa.gov, or by mail at U.S. EPA SAB (1400F), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, 20460. General information about the SAB and the meeting location may be found on the SAB Web site, http:// www.epa.sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, Notice is hereby given that the Panel will hold a public meeting to conduct a consultation with EPA on a proposed framework for revising the Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines. The PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 dates and times for the meeting are provided above. Background: Background on the meeting described in this notice was provided in a Federal Register Notice published on February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7734–7735). EPA’s recommended ambient water quality criteria for aquatic life provide guidance to states and tribes for adopting water quality standards which are the basis for controlling discharges or releases of pollutants. Currently, ambient water quality criteria for aquatic life protection are derived according to the Guidelines for Derivation of Ambient Water Quality Criteria for the Protection of Aquatic Life and Their Uses, published in 1985. EPA’s Office of Water has assessed the need to update the Guidelines, identified issues to be addressed in the Guidelines revisions, and will review the state-of-the-science and recommend new or improved approaches for deriving ambient water quality criteria. At the meeting, the SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Panel will conduct a consultation with EPA on a proposed framework for improving the development of ambient water quality criteria. A roster of Panel members and their biosketches will be posted on the SAB website prior to the meeting. Availability of Meeting Materials: The meeting agenda and the charge to the SAB panel will be posted on the SAB website prior to the meeting. Meeting materials also include: (1) Four papers that provide an overview or framework of the approaches and methods being proposed for revising aquatic life water quality criteria; (2) an EPA report, Summary of Proposed Revisions to the Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines; and (3) EPA’s Guidelines for Ecological Risk Assessment. EPA’s Guidelines for Ecological Risk Assessment are available at the following Web site: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/raf/ recordisplay.cfm?deid=12460. Copies of other materials may be obtained by contacting Dr. Tala Henry, EPA Office of Water, by telephone: 202–566–1323, or e-mail: henry.tala@epa.gov. Procedures for Providing Public Comments: The SAB Staff Office accepts written public comments, and will accommodate oral public comments when possible. Written Comments: Written comments are preferred and should be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Thomas Armitage at armitage.thomas@epa.gov in Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files in IBM–PC/Windows 98/ 2000/XP format) by September 14, 2005. Those without access to e-mail may submit one signed hard copy of the E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 30, 2005 / Notices comments to Dr. Armitage by mail or courier. Commenters planning to attend the meeting in person are asked to bring 35 copies of their comments for public distribution. Oral Comments: Requests to provide oral comments must be in writing (e-mail or fax) and received by Dr. Armitage no later than September 14, 2005 to reserve time on the meeting agenda. Presentation time for oral comment will typically be about five minutes per speaker, but may be reduced depending on time availability and the number of requests. Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public meeting listed above should contact the DFO at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: August 23, 2005. Anthony Maciorowski, Acting Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 05–17198 Filed 8–29–05; 8:45 am] General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA’s regulatory issues. Date and Time: The meeting will be held via teleconference on September 22, 2005 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: NIH campus, Food and Drug Administration Bldg. 29B, Conference Room C, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD. This meeting will be held by teleconference. The public is welcome to attend the meeting at the above location. A speaker phone will be provided at the specified location for public participation in this meeting. Important information about transportation and directions to the NIH campus, parking, and security procedures is available on the internet at http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/ index.htm. Visitors must show two forms of identification such as a Federal employee badge, driver’s license, passport, green card, etc. If you are planning to drive to and park on the NIH campus, you must enter at the South Drive entrance of the campus, which is located on Wisconsin Ave. (the medical center metro entrance), and allow extra time for vehicle inspection. Detailed information about security procedures is located at http:// www.nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity.htm. Due to the limited available parking, visitors are encouraged to use public transportation. BILLING CODE 6560–50–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [RFA AA169] Building for Local Organizations in the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland; Notice of Availability of Funds— Amendment A notice announcing the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 funds for a cooperative agreement for Building for Local Organizations in the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland, was published in the Federal Register, August 12, 2005, Volume 70, Number 155, pages 47209–47214. This notice is amended as follows: Page 47210, Approximate Total Funding: delete $500,000, and replace with $5,000,000. Page 47210, Approximate Average Award, delete $100,000, and replace with $500,000– $1,000,000. Page 47210, Ceiling of Award Range, delete $100,000, and replace with $1,000,000. Dated: August 23, 2005. William P. Nichols, Director, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. 05–17177 Filed 8–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–U VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:17 Aug 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 Food and Drug Administration Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At least one portion of the meeting will be closed to the public. Name of Committee: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. Contact Person: Christine Walsh or Denise Royster, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (HFM–71), Food and Drug Administration, 1401 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, 301–827–0314 or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800– 741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area), code PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51355 3014512391. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting. Agenda: The committee will hear an overview of the research of the Laboratory of Retroviruses and the Laboratory of Immunoregulation, Division of Viral Products, and the Laboratory of Respiratory and Special Pathogens and the Laboratory of Methods Development and Quality Control, Division of Bacterial Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), and in closed session will discuss the reports from the Laboratory Site Visits of April 18 and 19, 2005, and June 16, 2005. Procedure: On September 22, 2005, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., the meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person by September 15, 2005. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before September 15, 2005, and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation. Closed Committee Deliberations: On September 22, 2005, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. the meeting will be closed to permit discussion where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6)). The committee will discuss a review of internal research programs in the Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Division of Viral Products and Division of Bacterial Parasitic and Allergenic Products, CBER. Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Christine Walsh or Denise Royster (see CONTACT PERSON) at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of Advisory 
Meeting of the SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Consultative Panel

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a 
public meeting of the SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines Consultative 
Panel.

DATES: September 21, 2005: The SAB Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines 
Consultative Panel will meet on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at 8:30 
a.m., adjourning at approximately 5 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

ADDRESSES: The public meeting of the Panel will be held at the Science 
Advisory Board Conference Center located at 1025 F Street, NW., Suite 
3705, Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information regarding the public meeting may contact Dr. Thomas 
Armitage, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), U.S. EPA Science Advisory 
Board by telephone/voice mail at (202) 343-9995, fax at (202) 233-0643, 
by e-mail at armitage.thomas@epa.gov, or by mail at U.S. EPA SAB 
(1400F), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, 20460. General 
information about the SAB and the meeting location may be found on the 
SAB Web site, http://www.epa.sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 
92-463, Notice is hereby given that the Panel will hold a public 
meeting to conduct a consultation with EPA on a proposed framework for 
revising the Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines. The dates and times for 
the meeting are provided above.
    Background: Background on the meeting described in this notice was 
provided in a Federal Register Notice published on February 15, 2005 
(70 FR 7734-7735). EPA's recommended ambient water quality criteria for 
aquatic life provide guidance to states and tribes for adopting water 
quality standards which are the basis for controlling discharges or 
releases of pollutants. Currently, ambient water quality criteria for 
aquatic life protection are derived according to the Guidelines for 
Derivation of Ambient Water Quality Criteria for the Protection of 
Aquatic Life and Their Uses, published in 1985. EPA's Office of Water 
has assessed the need to update the Guidelines, identified issues to be 
addressed in the Guidelines revisions, and will review the state-of-
the-science and recommend new or improved approaches for deriving 
ambient water quality criteria. At the meeting, the SAB Aquatic Life 
Criteria Guidelines Panel will conduct a consultation with EPA on a 
proposed framework for improving the development of ambient water 
quality criteria. A roster of Panel members and their biosketches will 
be posted on the SAB website prior to the meeting.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The meeting agenda and the 
charge to the SAB panel will be posted on the SAB website prior to the 
meeting. Meeting materials also include: (1) Four papers that provide 
an overview or framework of the approaches and methods being proposed 
for revising aquatic life water quality criteria; (2) an EPA report, 
Summary of Proposed Revisions to the Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines; 
and (3) EPA's Guidelines for Ecological Risk Assessment. EPA's 
Guidelines for Ecological Risk Assessment are available at the 
following Web site: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/raf/
recordisplay.cfm?deid=12460. Copies of other materials may be obtained 
by contacting Dr. Tala Henry, EPA Office of Water, by telephone: 202-
566-1323, or e-mail: henry.tala@epa.gov.
    Procedures for Providing Public Comments: The SAB Staff Office 
accepts written public comments, and will accommodate oral public 
comments when possible. Written Comments: Written comments are 
preferred and should be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Thomas Armitage at 
armitage.thomas@epa.gov in Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich 
Text files in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format) by September 14, 2005. 
Those without access to e-mail may submit one signed hard copy of the

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comments to Dr. Armitage by mail or courier. Commenters planning to 
attend the meeting in person are asked to bring 35 copies of their 
comments for public distribution. Oral Comments: Requests to provide 
oral comments must be in writing (e-mail or fax) and received by Dr. 
Armitage no later than September 14, 2005 to reserve time on the 
meeting agenda. Presentation time for oral comment will typically be 
about five minutes per speaker, but may be reduced depending on time 
availability and the number of requests.
    Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access the public meeting listed above should contact the DFO at 
least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate 
arrangements can be made.

    Dated: August 23, 2005.
Anthony Maciorowski,
Acting Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. 05-17198 Filed 8-29-05; 8:45 am]
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