National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), 68631-68632 [E6-20000]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 227 / Monday, November 27, 2006 / Notices Dated: November 17, 2006. Alvin Hall, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E6–19996 Filed 11–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry The Community and Tribal Subcommittee of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR): Meeting. In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCEH/ ATSDR announces the following subcommittee meeting: Time and Date: 5 p.m.—7:30 p.m., December 5, 2006. Place: Hilton Atlanta Hotel, 225 Courtland Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Status: Open to the public, limited by the available space. The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people. Purpose: Under the charge of the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR the CTS will provide the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR with a forum for community and tribal first-hand perspectives on the interactions and impacts of the NCEH/ATSDR’s national and regional policies, practices and programs. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting agenda will include a review and discussion on the Coordinating Center’s Environmental Justice Policy; discussion on the ongoing NCEH/ ATSDR activities related to health disparities and environmental justice; discussion on the ATSDR Environmental Justice Web site; update on the ATSDR Office of Tribal Affairs; and a discussion of the CDC/ATSDR Tribal Consultation Advisory Committee. Items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Due to programmatic matters, this Federal Register Notice is being published on less than 15 calendar days notice to the public (41 CFR 102– 3.150(b)). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Nov 24, 2006 Jkt 211001 Contact Person for More Information: Individuals interested in attending the meeting, please contact Sandra Malcom, Committee Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop E–28, Atlanta, GA 30303, telephone 404/498–0003, fax 404/498– 0059; E-mail: smalcom@cdc.gov. The deadline for notification of attendance is November 30, 2006. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and the National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: November 17, 2006. Alvin Hall, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E6–19837 Filed 11–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the following committee meetings: Available working group time and date: 9 a.m.–11 a.m., December 11, 2006 Subcommittee meeting time and date: 11 a.m.–12 p.m., December 11, 2006. Committee meeting times and dates: 1 p.m.–4:45 p.m., December 11, 2006. 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., December 12, 2006. 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., December 13, 2006. Public comment times and dates: 5 p.m.–6 p.m., December 11, 2006. 7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m., December 12, 2006. Place: Holiday Inn Select, 1801 N. Naper Blvd, Naperville, Illinois 60563. Phone 630.505.4900, Fax 630.505.1984. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting space accommodates approximately 75 to 100 people. Background: The Advisory Board was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the new compensation program. Key PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68631 functions of the Advisory Board include providing advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines which have been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a final rule, advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule, advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes of the compensation program, and advice on petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC). In December 2000, the President delegated responsibility for funding, staffing, and operating the Advisory Board to HHS, which subsequently delegated this authority to the CDC. NIOSH implements this responsibility for CDC. The charter was issued on August 3, 2001, renewed at appropriate intervals, and will expire on August 3, 2007. Purpose: This Advisory Board is charged with (a) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under Executive Order 13179; (b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the scientific validity and quality of dose reconstruction efforts performed for this program; and (c) upon request by the Secretary, HHS, advise the Secretary on whether there is a class of employees at any Department of Energy facility who were exposed to radiation but for whom it is not feasible to estimate their radiation dose, and on whether there is reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of this class. Matters to be discussed: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting includes Individual Dose Reconstruction Reviews; the Selection of the 7th Round of Individual Dose Reconstructions; and Future Plans and Schedules. The agenda for the Advisory Board meeting includes SEC Petitions for Blockson Chemical, Monsanto, General Atomics, Allied Chemical, Harshaw, and Dow Chemical; Update on the Chapman Valve SEC Petition; Board Administrative Issues; Working Group Reports; Subcommittee Reports; NIOSH (Office of Compensation Analysis and Support) and Department of Labor Updates; Discussion of a Procedure for Assuring Board’s Precise Wording of SEC Recommendations; Upcoming SEC Petitions; Update on Science Issues; Selection of Additional Procedures to be Reviewed by S. Cohen and Associates; Discussion of Overarching Issues Identified Through Dose Reconstruction, Site Profiles, and SEC Reviews; Board/Working Group E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 68632 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 227 / Monday, November 27, 2006 / Notices Tracking Mechanisms; and Board Future Plans and Schedules. The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. In the event an individual cannot attend, written comments may be submitted. Any written comments received will be provided at the meeting and should be submitted to the contact person below well in advance of the meeting. Due to programmatic matters, this Federal Register Notice is being published on less than 15 calendar days notice to the public (41 CFR 102– 3.150(b)). Contact person for more information: Dr. Lewis V. Wade, Executive Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, Telephone 513.533.6825, Fax 513.533.6826. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other Committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: November 17, 2006. Alvin Hall, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E6–20000 Filed 11–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P major disaster by the President in his declaration of November 2, 2006: The parishes of Allen, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, St. Helena, and St. Landry for Individual Assistance. The parish of Beauregard for Individual Assistance (already designated for Public Assistance). The parishes of Calcasieu, Evangeline, Jefferson Davis, and St. Helena for Public Assistance, including direct Federal assistance, if warranted as determined by FEMA. The parishes of Acadia, Allen, Evangeline, Jefferson Davis, St. Helena, and St. Landry in the State of Louisiana are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050 Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs, 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA. [FR Doc. E6–19969 Filed 11–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1668–DR] Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: November 17, 2006. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the catastrophe declared a VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Nov 24, 2006 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Application for Status as Temporary Resident under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act; Form I–687. OMB Control No. 1615–0090. ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA–1668–DR), dated November 2, 2006, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request Jkt 211001 The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until January 26, 2007. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0090 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Status as Temporary Resident under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–687. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and Households. The collection of information on Form I–687 is required to verify the applicant’s eligibility for temporary status, and if the applicant is deemed eligible, to grant him or her the benefit sought. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 100,000 responses at 1 hour and 10 minutes (1.16 hours) per response. E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 227 (Monday, November 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68631-68632]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20000]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 
Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board)

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention announces the following committee meetings:

Available working group time and date:
    9 a.m.-11 a.m., December 11, 2006
Subcommittee meeting time and date:
    11 a.m.-12 p.m., December 11, 2006.
Committee meeting times and dates:
    1 p.m.-4:45 p.m., December 11, 2006.
    8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., December 12, 2006.
    8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., December 13, 2006.
Public comment times and dates:
    5 p.m.-6 p.m., December 11, 2006.
    7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., December 12, 2006.

    Place: Holiday Inn Select, 1801 N. Naper Blvd, Naperville, Illinois 
60563. Phone 630.505.4900, Fax 630.505.1984.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting space accommodates approximately 75 to 100 people.
    Background: The Advisory Board was established under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to 
advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions 
required to implement and effectively manage the new compensation 
program. Key functions of the Advisory Board include providing advice 
on the development of probability of causation guidelines which have 
been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
as a final rule, advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have 
also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule, advice on the scientific 
validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts 
being performed for purposes of the compensation program, and advice on 
petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort 
(SEC).
    In December 2000, the President delegated responsibility for 
funding, staffing, and operating the Advisory Board to HHS, which 
subsequently delegated this authority to the CDC. NIOSH implements this 
responsibility for CDC. The charter was issued on August 3, 2001, 
renewed at appropriate intervals, and will expire on August 3, 2007.
    Purpose: This Advisory Board is charged with (a) providing advice 
to the Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under Executive 
Order 13179; (b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the 
scientific validity and quality of dose reconstruction efforts 
performed for this program; and (c) upon request by the Secretary, HHS, 
advise the Secretary on whether there is a class of employees at any 
Department of Energy facility who were exposed to radiation but for 
whom it is not feasible to estimate their radiation dose, and on 
whether there is reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may 
have endangered the health of members of this class.
    Matters to be discussed: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting 
includes Individual Dose Reconstruction Reviews; the Selection of the 
7th Round of Individual Dose Reconstructions; and Future Plans and 
Schedules. The agenda for the Advisory Board meeting includes SEC 
Petitions for Blockson Chemical, Monsanto, General Atomics, Allied 
Chemical, Harshaw, and Dow Chemical; Update on the Chapman Valve SEC 
Petition; Board Administrative Issues; Working Group Reports; 
Subcommittee Reports; NIOSH (Office of Compensation Analysis and 
Support) and Department of Labor Updates; Discussion of a Procedure for 
Assuring Board's Precise Wording of SEC Recommendations; Upcoming SEC 
Petitions; Update on Science Issues; Selection of Additional Procedures 
to be Reviewed by S. Cohen and Associates; Discussion of Overarching 
Issues Identified Through Dose Reconstruction, Site Profiles, and SEC 
Reviews; Board/Working Group

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Tracking Mechanisms; and Board Future Plans and Schedules.
    The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. In the event 
an individual cannot attend, written comments may be submitted. Any 
written comments received will be provided at the meeting and should be 
submitted to the contact person below well in advance of the meeting.
    Due to programmatic matters, this Federal Register Notice is being 
published on less than 15 calendar days notice to the public (41 CFR 
102-3.150(b)).
    Contact person for more information: Dr. Lewis V. Wade, Executive 
Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, 
Telephone 513.533.6825, Fax 513.533.6826.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other Committee management activities, 
for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: November 17, 2006.
Alvin Hall,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E6-20000 Filed 11-24-06; 8:45 am]
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