Exposure Modeling Work Group; Notice of Public Meeting, 57291 [05-19491]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices [FR Doc. 05–19708 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–C ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OPP–2005–0269; FRL–7739–2] Exposure Modeling Work Group; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Exposure Modeling Work Group (EMWG) will hold a 1–day meeting on October 26, 2005. This notice announces the location and time for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics. DATES: The meeting will be held on October 26, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Crystal Mall #2, Room 1126 (Fishbowl), 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marietta Echeverria, Environmental Fate and Effects Division (7507C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 305– 8578; fax number: (703) 308–6309; email address: echeverria.marietta@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information docket consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other information related to this action. Although a part of the official docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to view public comments, to access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Although not all docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available docket materials through the docket facility identified in Unit I.B.1. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the appropriate docket ID number. A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of particular interest to those persons who are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Do not submit any information in your request that is considered CBI. Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number OPP– 2005–0269, must be received on or before October 31, 2005. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number OPP–2005–0269. The official public IV. Tentative Agenda 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Old Action Items 3. Brief Updates • PRZM3.12.2 Evaluation (J. Hetrick) • EFED’s Modeling Scenarios (M. Corbin) VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 II. Background On a quarterly interval, the Exposure Modeling Workgroup meets to discuss current issues in modeling pesticide fate, transport, and exposure to pesticides in support of risk assessment in a regulatory context. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57291 • Spray Drift Update (N. Birchfield) 4. Major Topics • The FOCUS Version Control Process (Russell Jones, Bayer CropScience) • GIS Tool for Associating Estuarine/ Marine Habitat with Agricultural Pesticide Uses (Kris Garber and Tim Negley, SRC) • National Geo-spatial Data Policy (Kevin Kirby, EPA/OEI) • The MARIA Spatial Water Quality Modeling Framework (James Ascough, USDA-ARS-NPA) • Framework for Spatially Explicit Risk Assessments (Nelson Thurman and Mark Corbin, EPA/OPP) • National Hydrography Dataset (NHDplus) (TBD) • PLUS: Geospatial Leaching Assessment Tool (Mark Cheplick, Waterborne) List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Dated: September 22, 2005. Steve Bradbury, Director, Environmental Fate and Effects Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 05–19491 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OPPT-2005–0046; FRL–7739–3] Forum on State and Tribal Toxics Action; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is announcing the meeting of the Forum on State and Tribal Toxics Action (FOSTTA) to enable state and tribal leaders to collaborate with EPA on environmental protection and pollution prevention issues. Representatives and invited guests of the Chemical Information and Management Project (CIMP), the Pollution Prevention (P2) Project, and the Tribal Affairs Project (TAP), components of FOSTTA, will be meeting October 17–18, 2005. The meeting is being held to provide participants an opportunity to have indepth discussions on issues concerning the environment and human health. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth some tentative agenda topics. EPA invites all interested parties to attend the public meeting. DATES: A plenary session is being planned for the participants from 8:30 E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 189 (Friday, September 30, 2005)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-19491]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[OPP-2005-0269; FRL-7739-2]


Exposure Modeling Work Group; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Exposure Modeling Work Group (EMWG) will hold a 1-day 
meeting on October 26, 2005. This notice announces the location and 
time for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.

DATES: The meeting will be held on October 26, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 3 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Environmental Protection 
Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Crystal Mall 2, 
Room 1126 (Fishbowl), 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marietta Echeverria, Environmental 
Fate and Effects Division (7507C), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-8578; fax 
number: (703) 308-6309; e-mail address: echeverria.marietta@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of 
particular interest to those persons who are or may be required to 
conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances 
Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), or 
the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Since 
other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to 
describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. 
If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to 
a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this 
action under docket identification (ID) number OPP-2005-0269. The 
official public docket consists of the documents specifically 
referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other 
information related to this action. Although a part of the official 
docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business 
Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials 
that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and 
Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall 2, 
1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 
a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The 
docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/.
    An electronic version of the public docket is available through 
EPA's electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may 
use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to view public comments, 
to access the index listing of the contents of the official public 
docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are 
available electronically. Although not all docket materials may be 
available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly 
available docket materials through the docket facility identified in 
Unit I.B.1. Once in the system, select ``search,'' then key in the 
appropriate docket ID number.

II. Background

    On a quarterly interval, the Exposure Modeling Workgroup meets to 
discuss current issues in modeling pesticide fate, transport, and 
exposure to pesticides in support of risk assessment in a regulatory 
context.

III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting?

    You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Do not submit any 
information in your request that is considered CBI. Requests to 
participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number OPP-2005-
0269, must be received on or before October 31, 2005.

IV. Tentative Agenda

    1. Welcome and Introductions
    2. Old Action Items
    3. Brief Updates
     PRZM3.12.2 Evaluation (J. Hetrick)
     EFED's Modeling Scenarios (M. Corbin)
     Spray Drift Update (N. Birchfield)
    4. Major Topics
     The FOCUS Version Control Process (Russell Jones, Bayer 
CropScience)
     GIS Tool for Associating Estuarine/Marine Habitat with 
Agricultural Pesticide Uses (Kris Garber and Tim Negley, SRC)
     National Geo-spatial Data Policy (Kevin Kirby, EPA/OEI)
     The MARIA Spatial Water Quality Modeling Framework (James 
Ascough, USDA-ARS-NPA)
     Framework for Spatially Explicit Risk Assessments (Nelson 
Thurman and Mark Corbin, EPA/OPP)
     National Hydrography Dataset (NHDplus) (TBD)
     PLUS: Geospatial Leaching Assessment Tool (Mark Cheplick, 
Waterborne)

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: September 22, 2005.
Steve Bradbury,
Director, Environmental Fate and Effects Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 05-19491 Filed 9-29-05; 8:45 am]
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