National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee (NPPTAC); Notice of Public Meeting, 76816-76817 [E5-7995]

Download as PDF 76816 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices Dated: December 21, 2005. Cynthia C. Dougherty, Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. [FR Doc. E5–7992 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2002–0001; FRL–7754–5] National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee (NPPTAC); Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S. App.2 (Pub. L. 92–463), EPA gives notice of a 2–day meeting of the National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee (NPPTAC). The purpose of the meeting is to provide advice and recommendations to EPA regarding the overall policy and operations of the programs of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). DATES: The meeting will be held on January 25, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and January 26, 2006, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration to attend the meeting identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2002–0001, must be received on or before January 20, 2006. Registration will also be accepted at the meeting. Request to provide oral comments at the meeting, identified as (NPPTAC) January 2006 meeting, must be received in writing on or before January 20, 2006. Request to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number OPPT– 2002–0001, must be received on or before January 20, 2006. For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact John Alter at (202) 564–9891 or npptac.oppt@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact John Alter, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Meetings of two Work Groups of the Committee will take place as follows. The High Production Volume (HPV) Work Group will meet on January 24, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., to discuss activities related to EPA’s HPV Challenge Program. The Pollution Prevention (P2) Work Group will meet on January 24, 2006 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., to discuss activities related to EPA’s Pollution Programs. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:24 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, located at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. Requests to participate in the meeting may be submitted to the technical person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby Lintner, Regulatory Coordinator, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 554–1404; e-mail address: TSCA-Hotline@epa.gov. For technical information contact: John Alter, (7408), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (202) 564– 9891; e-mail address: npptac.oppt@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES 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 have an interest in or may be required to manage pollution prevention and toxic chemical programs, individual groups concerned with environmental justice, children’s health, or animal welfare, as they relate to OPPT’s programs under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA). Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be interested in the activities of the NPPTAC. 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 ID number EPA–HQ– OPPT–2002–0001. 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 EPA docket center, Rm. B102-Reading PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Room, EPA West, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA docket center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The EPA docket center reading room telephone number is (202) 566–1744 and the telephone number for the OPPT docket, which is located in the EPA docket center, is (202) 566–0280. 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/. EDOCKET, EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system was replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced federal-wide electronic docket management and comment system located at http//www.regulations.gov/. Follow the on-line instructions. 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 submit or view public comments, 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. C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments? You may submit comments electronically, by mail, or through hand delivery/courier. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, identify the appropriate docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2002–0001, include NPPTAC January 2006 meeting in the subject line on the first page of your comment. 1. By mail. OPPT Document Control Office, Environmental Protection Agency, (7407M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001. 2. Electronically. At http:// www.epa.gov/edocket/, search for EPA– HQ–OPPT–2002–0001, and follow the directions to submit comments. 3. Hand delivery/courier. OPPT Document Control Office in EPA East Bldg., Rm. (6428M), 1201 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington DC. II. Background The proposed agenda for the NPPTAC meeting includes: The High Production (HPV) Volume Challenge Program; E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices Pollution Prevention, Risk Assessment; Risk Management; Risk Communication; and Coordination with Tribes and other Stakeholders. The meeting is open to the public. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the technical 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 EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2002–0001, must be received on or before January 20, 2006. For information on access, or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact John Alter at (202) 564–9891 or e-mail npptac.oppt@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact John Alter, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. List of Subjects Environmental protection, NPPTAC, pollution prevention, toxics, toxic chemicals, and chemical health and safety. Dated: December 19, 2005. Charles M. Auer, Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. E5–7995 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2005–0255; FRL–7754–1] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Performance Measures Work Group; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gives notice of a public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) Performance Measures Work Group on January 18 to 19, 2006. An agenda for this meeting is being developed and will be posted on EPA’s website (http:// www.epa.gov/pesticides/ppdc). The work group is developing advice and recommendations concerning performance management measures for EPA’s pesticide program. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2005 and Thursday, January 19, 2005. The meeting is tentatively scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days; please check the agenda posted on EPA’s website for any revisions to the scheduled times. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in EPA’s offices at Crystal Mall 2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA in room 1123. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherry Sterling, Office of Pesticide Programs (7501C), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 305– 0387; fax number: (703) 308–4776; email address: sterling.sherry@epa.gov. Information on services for the handicapped: For information on facilities or services for the handicapped or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact Sherry Sterling at (703) 305–0387 as soon as possible. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: 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 persons who work in agricultural settings or persons who are concerned about implementation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and the amendments to both of these major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental, consumer, and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal governments; academia; public health organizations; food processors; and the public. If you have 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 EPA-HQ-OPP–2005–0255. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76817 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/. Agency Website. EDOCKET, EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system was replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced federal-wide electronic docket management and comment system located at http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions. 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, 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 The Office of Pesticide Programs is entrusted with responsibility to help ensure the safety of the American food supply, the education and protection from unreasonable risk of those who apply or are exposed to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and general protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential risks posed by pesticides. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? PPDC meetings are open to the public and seating is available on a first-come basis. Persons interested in attending do not need to register in advance of the meeting. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural workers, Agriculture, Chemicals, Foods, Pesticides and pests, E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 248 (Wednesday, December 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76816-76817]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-7995]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2002-0001; FRL-7754-5]


National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee 
(NPPTAC); Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S. App.2 
(Pub. L. 92-463), EPA gives notice of a 2-day meeting of the National 
Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee (NPPTAC). The 
purpose of the meeting is to provide advice and recommendations to EPA 
regarding the overall policy and operations of the programs of the 
Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT).

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 25, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:30 p.m., and January 26, 2006, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Registration to attend the meeting identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2002-0001, must be received on 
or before January 20, 2006. Registration will also be accepted at the 
meeting.
    Request to provide oral comments at the meeting, identified as 
(NPPTAC) January 2006 meeting, must be received in writing on or before 
January 20, 2006.
    Request to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID 
number OPPT-2002-0001, must be received on or before January 20, 2006.
    For information on access or services for individuals with 
disabilities, please contact John Alter at (202) 564-9891 or 
npptac.oppt@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please 
contact John Alter, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, 
to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.
    Meetings of two Work Groups of the Committee will take place as 
follows. The High Production Volume (HPV) Work Group will meet on 
January 24, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., to discuss activities 
related to EPA's HPV Challenge Program. The Pollution Prevention (P2) 
Work Group will meet on January 24, 2006 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., 
to discuss activities related to EPA's Pollution Programs.

ADDRESSES The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 
located at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. Requests to 
participate in the meeting may be submitted to the technical person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby 
Lintner, Regulatory Coordinator, Environmental Assistance Division 
(7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (202) 554-1404; e-mail address: TSCA-
Hotline@epa.gov.
    For technical information contact: John Alter, (7408), Office of 
Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: 
(202) 564-9891; e-mail address: npptac.oppt@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 have an interest in or may be 
required to manage pollution prevention and toxic chemical programs, 
individual groups concerned with environmental justice, children's 
health, or animal welfare, as they relate to OPPT's programs under the 
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Pollution Prevention Act 
(PPA). Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not 
attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be interested 
in the activities of the NPPTAC. 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 ID number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2002-0001. 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 EPA docket center, Rm. B102-Reading Room, EPA 
West, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA docket 
center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
excluding legal holidays. The EPA docket center reading room telephone 
number is (202) 566-1744 and the telephone number for the OPPT docket, 
which is located in the EPA docket center, is (202) 566-0280.
    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/.
    EDOCKET, EPA's electronic public docket and comment system was 
replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced federal-wide electronic 
docket management and comment system located at http//
www.regulations.gov/. Follow the on-line instructions.
    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 submit or view 
public comments, 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.

C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments?

    You may submit comments electronically, by mail, or through hand 
delivery/courier. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, identify the 
appropriate docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2002-0001, include NPPTAC 
January 2006 meeting in the subject line on the first page of your 
comment.
    1. By mail. OPPT Document Control Office, Environmental Protection 
Agency, (7407M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001.
    2. Electronically. At http://www.epa.gov/edocket/, search for EPA-
HQ-OPPT-2002-0001, and follow the directions to submit comments.
    3. Hand delivery/courier. OPPT Document Control Office in EPA East 
Bldg., Rm. (6428M), 1201 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington DC.

II. Background

    The proposed agenda for the NPPTAC meeting includes: The High 
Production (HPV) Volume Challenge Program;

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Pollution Prevention, Risk Assessment; Risk Management; Risk 
Communication; and Coordination with Tribes and other Stakeholders. The 
meeting is open to the public.

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

    You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the 
technical 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 EPA-HQ-
OPPT-2002-0001, must be received on or before January 20, 2006.
    For information on access, or services for individuals with 
disabilities, please contact John Alter at (202) 564-9891 or e-mail 
npptac.oppt@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please 
contact John Alter, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, 
to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, NPPTAC, pollution prevention, toxics, 
toxic chemicals, and chemical health and safety.

    Dated: December 19, 2005.
Charles M. Auer,
Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. E5-7995 Filed 12-27-05; 8:45 am]
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