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Download as PDF 32536 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 108 / Tuesday, June 6, 2006 / Notices TOTAL NUMBER OF FUELS APPROVED IN STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLANS (SIPS) UNDER CAA SECTION 211(C)(4)(C) AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2004 ALTERNATE APPROACH—Continued [Draft based upon state specific interpretation] Type of fuel control PADD Winter gasoline controls on aromatic hydrocarbons and sulfur ....... We invite comment on all elements of this notice, especially with regard to the recommended and alternate lists and our interpretation of the relevant provisions of the EPAct. Interested parties should submit comments according to the guidelines described at the beginning of this notice. After fully considering comments received, we will generate and publish a final list in the Federal Register. Dated: May 31, 2006. Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator. [FR Doc. E6–8726 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8180–5] Request for Nominations to the National and Governmental Advisory Committees to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Committee (NAC) and the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Vacancies on these two committees are expected to be filled by November, so we encourage nominations to be submitted by July 14, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit nominations to: Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1601–E), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1601–E), Washington, DC 20004; telephone (202) 233–0072; fax VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Jun 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 5 Area/state Las Vegas, NV. (202) 233–0060; e-mail carrillo.oscar@epa.gov. The National Advisory Committee and the Governmental Advisory Committee advise the EPA Administrator in his capacity as the U.S. Representative to the CEC Council. The Committees are authorized under Articles 17 and 18 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation Act, Public Law 103–182, and as directed by Executive Order 12915, entitled ‘‘Federal Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation.’’ The Committees are responsible for providing advice to the United States Representative on a wide range of strategic, scientific, technological, regulatory and economic issues related to implementation and further elaboration of the (NAAEC). The National Advisory Committee consists of 12 representatives from environmental groups and non-profit entities, business and industry, and educational institutions. The Governmental Advisory Committee consists of 12 representatives from state, local, and tribal governments. Members are appointed by the EPA Administrator for a two-year term with the possibility of reappointment. The Committees usually meet 3 times annually and the average workload for Committee members is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. Members serve on the Committees in a voluntary capacity. However, EPA provides reimbursement for travel expenses associated with official government business. The following criteria will be used to evaluate nominees: • Extensive professional knowledge of the subjects the Committees examine, including trade and the environment, the NAFTA, the NAAEC, and the CEC. • Represent a sector or group that is involved in the issues the Committees evaluate. • Senior-level experience that fills a need on the Committees for their particular expertise. • A demonstrated ability to work in a consensus building process with a wide SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 range of representatives from diverse constituencies. Nominees will also be considered with regard to the mandates of the Federal Advisory Committee Act that require the Committees to maintain diversity across a broad range of constituencies, sectors, and groups. Nominations for membership must include a cover letter and a resume describing the professional and educational qualifications of the nominee and the nominee’s current business address and daytime telephone number. Dated: May 16, 2006. Oscar Carrillo, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. E6–8724 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD–2006–0384; FRL–8081–6] Human Studies Review Board; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA or Agency) Office of the Science Advisor (OSA) announces a public meeting of the Human Studies Review Board (HSRB) to advise the Agency on EPA’s scientific and ethical reviews of human subjects’ research. DATES: The public meeting will be held June 28–30, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m., eastern time. Location: One Potomac Yard, 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Meeting Access: Seating at the meeting will be on a first-come basis. Individuals requiring special accommodations at this meeting, including wheelchair access and assistance for the hearing impaired, should contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting using the information under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT so that appropriate arrangements can be made. E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 108 / Tuesday, June 6, 2006 / Notices Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the public may submit relevant written or oral comments for the HSRB to consider during the advisory process. Additional information concerning submission of relevant written or oral comments is provided in Unit I.D. of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public who wishes further information should contact Paul I. Lewis, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA, Office of the Science Advisor, (8105R), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564–8381; fax: (202) 564–2070; e-mail addresses: lewis.paul@epa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit your written comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2006–0384, by one of the following methods: http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. E-mail: ORD.Docket@epa.gov. Mail: ORD Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. Hand Delivery: EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2006– 0384. Deliveries are only accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2006– 0384. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http:// www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA, without going through http:// www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Jun 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Meeting A. Does This Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of interest to persons who conduct or assess human studies on substances regulated by EPA or to persons who are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under 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 Access Electronic Copies of This Document and Other Related Information? In addition to using regulations.gov, you may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in http:// www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the ORD Docket, EPA/DC, EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the ORD Docket is (202) 566–1752. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32537 EPA’s position paper(s), charge/ questions to the HSRB, and the meeting agenda will be available by mid June 2006. In addition, the Agency may provide additional background documents as the materials become available. You may obtain electronic copies of these documents, and certain other related documents that might be available electronically, from the regulations.gov website and the HSRB Internet Home Page at http:// www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb/. For questions on document availability or if you do not have access to the Internet, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. C. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA? You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your comments: a. Explain your views as clearly as possible. b. Describe any assumptions that you used. c. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data you used that support your views. d. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns. e. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, be sure to identify the docket ID number assigned to this action in the subject line on the first page of your response. You may also provide the name, date, and Federal Register citation. D. How May I Participate in This Meeting? You may participate in this meeting by following the instructions in this section. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that you identify docket ID number EPA–HQ–ORD–2006– 0384 in the subject line on the first page of your request. a. Oral comments. Requests to present oral comments will be accepted up to June 21, 2006. To the extent that time permits, interested persons who have not pre-registered may be permitted by the Chair of the HSRB to present oral comments at the meeting. Each individual or group wishing to make brief oral comments to the HSRB is strongly advised to submit their request (preferably via email) to the DFO listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than noon, eastern time, June 21, 2006, in order to be included on the meeting agenda and to provide sufficient time for the HSRB Chair and HSRB DFO to review the agenda to provide an appropriate public comment period. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation, the E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 32538 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 108 / Tuesday, June 6, 2006 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES organization (if any) the individual will represent, and any requirements for audiovisual equipment (e.g., overhead projector, LCD projector, chalkboard). Oral comments before the HSRB are limited to 5 minutes per individual or organization. Please note that this limit applies to the cumulative time used by all individuals appearing either as part of, or on behalf of an organization. While it is our intent to hear a full range of oral comments on the science and ethics issues under discussion, it is not our intent to permit organizations to expand these time limitations by having numerous individuals sign up separately to speak on their behalf. If additional time is available, there may be flexibility in time for public comments. Each speaker should bring 25 copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the HSRB at the meeting. b. Written comments. Although you may submit written comments at any time, for the HSRB to have the best opportunity to review and consider your comments as it deliberates on its report, you should submit your comments at least 5 business days prior to the beginning of the meeting. If you submit comments after this date, those comments will be provided to the Board members, but you should recognize that the Board members may not have adequate time to consider those comments prior to making a decision. Thus, if you plan to submit written comments, the Agency strongly encourages you to submit such comments no later than noon, Eastern Time, June 21, 2006. You should submit your comments using the instructions in Unit 1.C. of this notice. In addition, the Agency also requests that person(s) submitting comments directly to the docket also provide a copy of their comments to the DFO listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. There is no limit on the length of written comments for consideration by the HSRB. E. Background EPA will be presenting for HSRB review the results of a completed study involving intentional exposure of human subjects to the pesticide active ingredient, chloropicrin. In addition, EPA will be seeking the Board’s advice on: Draft guidelines for conducting research on the efficacy of insect repellent products; insect repellent human studies protocols and pesticide agricultural handler human studies protocols. EPA will also be providing an informational presentation of its proposed workshop on Best Practices for EPA, National Exposure Research VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Jun 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 Laboratory Observational Human Exposure Measurement Studies. Finally, the Board may be reviewing draft HSRB reports for subsequent Board approval. Dated: June 1, 2006. Roland E. Smith, Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board. [FR Doc. 06–5161 Filed 6–2–06; 9:04 am] Dated: June 1, 2006. George Gray, Science Advisor. [FR Doc. E6–8725 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6705–01–P BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION Sunshine Act; Farm Credit Administration Board; Regular Meeting AGENCY: Farm Credit Administration. Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b(e)(3)), of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board). SUMMARY: The regular meeting of the Board will be held at the offices of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on June 8, 2006, from 9 a.m. until such time as the Board concludes its business. DATE AND TIME: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roland E. Smith, Secretary to the Farm Credit Administration Board, (703) 883– 4009, TTY (703) 883–4056. Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102–5090. ADDRESSES: Parts of this meeting of the Board will be open to the public (limited space available), and parts will be closed to the public. In order to increase the accessibility to Board meetings, persons requiring assistance should make arrangements in advance. The matters to be considered at the meeting are: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Open Session A. Approval of Minutes • May 11, 2006 (Open and Closed). B. New Business • Texas Land Bank, FLCA–ACA Conversion. C. Reports • Loan Syndications Status Report. • FCS Building Association Quarterly Report. Closed Session* • Office of Secondary Market Oversight. * Session Closed—Exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(8) and (9). PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Request for Applications for the National Faith-Based and National Community Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs for High-Risk Women Office on Women’s Health, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, DHHS. Announcement Type: Competitive Cooperative Agreement FY 2006 Initial announcement. Funding Opportunity Number: Not applicable. OMB Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance: The OMB Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number is pending. DATES: Letter of Intent: June 21, 2006. Application Deadline: July 6, 2006. Anticipated Award Date: October 4, 2006. SUMMARY: The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) within the Office of Public Health and Science, and the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), are interested in establishing national faith-based and/or national community cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention programs. The purpose of the programs is to reduce CVD mortality and morbidity among high-risk women in the United States through medical screening and risk behavior modification. The CVD prevention programs will be targeted towards high-risk racial and ethnic minority women, aged 40 years and older; however, all high-risk women shall be eligible to participate in the programs regardless of race, religion, or age. Each grantee shall implement one program in 10 faith-based or community-based sites across the United States, including urban and rural areas. The main goal will be for program participants to increase their level of physical activity and establish or maintain a healthy weight over the course of the program. The educational phase of the program shall consist of eight bi-weekly sessions that shall counsel women on all of the major risk factors for CVD—smoking, Type 2 AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 108 (Tuesday, June 6, 2006)]
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[Pages 32536-32538]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0384; FRL-8081-6]


Human Studies Review Board; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA or Agency) 
Office of the Science Advisor (OSA) announces a public meeting of the 
Human Studies Review Board (HSRB) to advise the Agency on EPA's 
scientific and ethical reviews of human subjects' research.

DATES: The public meeting will be held June 28-30, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. 
to approximately 5 p.m., eastern time.
    Location: One Potomac Yard, 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 
22202.
    Meeting Access: Seating at the meeting will be on a first-come 
basis. Individuals requiring special accommodations at this meeting, 
including wheelchair access and assistance for the hearing impaired, 
should contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at least 10 
business days prior to the meeting using the information under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT so that appropriate arrangements can be 
made.

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    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the 
public may submit relevant written or oral comments for the HSRB to 
consider during the advisory process. Additional information concerning 
submission of relevant written or oral comments is provided in Unit 
I.D. of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public who wishes 
further information should contact Paul I. Lewis, Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO), EPA, Office of the Science Advisor, (8105R), 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-8381; fax: (202) 564-
2070; e-mail addresses: lewis.paul@epa.gov.

ADDRESSES: Submit your written comments, identified by Docket ID No. 
EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0384, by one of the following methods:
    http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
    E-mail: ORD.Docket@epa.gov.
    Mail: ORD Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 
28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460.
    Hand Delivery: EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, EPA West 
Building, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, 
Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0384. Deliveries are only 
accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding 
legal holidays. Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of 
boxed information.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2006-0384. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included 
in the public docket without change and may be made available online at 
http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be 
Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose 
disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you 
consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http://
www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site 
is an ``anonymous access'' system, which means EPA will not know your 
identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of 
your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA, without 
going through http://www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be 
automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is 
placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you 
submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name 
and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any 
disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to 
technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA 
may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid 
the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of 
any defects or viruses.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Meeting

A. Does This Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, 
however, be of interest to persons who conduct or assess human studies 
on substances regulated by EPA or to persons who are or may be required 
to conduct testing of chemical substances under 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 Access Electronic Copies of This Document and Other 
Related Information?

    In addition to using regulations.gov, you may access this Federal 
Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the 
Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/.
    Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http://
www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some 
information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such 
as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. 
Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically 
in http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the ORD Docket, EPA/
DC, EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. 
The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the 
Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the 
ORD Docket is (202) 566-1752.
    EPA's position paper(s), charge/questions to the HSRB, and the 
meeting agenda will be available by mid June 2006. In addition, the 
Agency may provide additional background documents as the materials 
become available. You may obtain electronic copies of these documents, 
and certain other related documents that might be available 
electronically, from the regulations.gov website and the HSRB Internet 
Home Page at http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb/. For questions on document 
availability or if you do not have access to the Internet, consult the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

C. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA?

    You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your 
comments:
    a. Explain your views as clearly as possible.
    b. Describe any assumptions that you used.
    c. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data you used 
that support your views.
    d. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns.
    e. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, be sure to identify the docket 
ID number assigned to this action in the subject line on the first page 
of your response. You may also provide the name, date, and Federal 
Register citation.

D. How May I Participate in This Meeting?

    You may participate in this meeting by following the instructions 
in this section. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that 
you identify docket ID number EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0384 in the subject line 
on the first page of your request.
    a. Oral comments. Requests to present oral comments will be 
accepted up to June 21, 2006. To the extent that time permits, 
interested persons who have not pre-registered may be permitted by the 
Chair of the HSRB to present oral comments at the meeting. Each 
individual or group wishing to make brief oral comments to the HSRB is 
strongly advised to submit their request (preferably via email) to the 
DFO listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than noon, 
eastern time, June 21, 2006, in order to be included on the meeting 
agenda and to provide sufficient time for the HSRB Chair and HSRB DFO 
to review the agenda to provide an appropriate public comment period. 
The request should identify the name of the individual making the 
presentation, the

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organization (if any) the individual will represent, and any 
requirements for audiovisual equipment (e.g., overhead projector, LCD 
projector, chalkboard). Oral comments before the HSRB are limited to 5 
minutes per individual or organization. Please note that this limit 
applies to the cumulative time used by all individuals appearing either 
as part of, or on behalf of an organization. While it is our intent to 
hear a full range of oral comments on the science and ethics issues 
under discussion, it is not our intent to permit organizations to 
expand these time limitations by having numerous individuals sign up 
separately to speak on their behalf. If additional time is available, 
there may be flexibility in time for public comments. Each speaker 
should bring 25 copies of his or her comments and presentation slides 
for distribution to the HSRB at the meeting.
    b. Written comments. Although you may submit written comments at 
any time, for the HSRB to have the best opportunity to review and 
consider your comments as it deliberates on its report, you should 
submit your comments at least 5 business days prior to the beginning of 
the meeting. If you submit comments after this date, those comments 
will be provided to the Board members, but you should recognize that 
the Board members may not have adequate time to consider those comments 
prior to making a decision. Thus, if you plan to submit written 
comments, the Agency strongly encourages you to submit such comments no 
later than noon, Eastern Time, June 21, 2006. You should submit your 
comments using the instructions in Unit 1.C. of this notice. In 
addition, the Agency also requests that person(s) submitting comments 
directly to the docket also provide a copy of their comments to the DFO 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. There is no limit on the 
length of written comments for consideration by the HSRB.

E. Background

    EPA will be presenting for HSRB review the results of a completed 
study involving intentional exposure of human subjects to the pesticide 
active ingredient, chloropicrin. In addition, EPA will be seeking the 
Board's advice on: Draft guidelines for conducting research on the 
efficacy of insect repellent products; insect repellent human studies 
protocols and pesticide agricultural handler human studies protocols. 
EPA will also be providing an informational presentation of its 
proposed workshop on Best Practices for EPA, National Exposure Research 
Laboratory Observational Human Exposure Measurement Studies. Finally, 
the Board may be reviewing draft HSRB reports for subsequent Board 
approval.

    Dated: June 1, 2006.
George Gray,
Science Advisor.
[FR Doc. E6-8725 Filed 6-5-06; 8:45 am]
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