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AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB Panel for the Review of EPA’s 2007 Report on the Environment. The teleconference is being held to discuss the Panel’s draft advisory report. DATES: The teleconference will be held on December 10, 2007 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information regarding the public teleconference may contact. Dr. Thomas Armitage, Designated Federal Officer (DFO). Dr. Armitage may be contacted at the EPA Science Advisory Board (1400F), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; or via telephone/voice mail: (202) 343–9995; fax (202) 233–0643; or e-mail at: armitage.thomas@epa.gov. General information about the EPA SAB, as well as any updates concerning the teleconference announced in this notice, may be found in the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given that the SAB Panel for the Review of EPA’s 2007 Report on the Environment will hold a public teleconference to discuss a draft advisory report on EPA’s Report on the Environment 2007: Science Report. The E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 64620 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 221 / Friday, November 16, 2007 / Notices SAB was established by 42 U.S.C. 4365 to provide independent scientific and technical advice to the Administrator on the technical basis for Agency positions and regulations. The SAB is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Background: In 2003, EPA issued a draft Report on the Environment describing the status of and trends in the environment and human health. The draft 2003 Report on the Environment was reviewed by the SAB (see http:// www.epa.gov/sab/pdf/sab_05_004.pdf). EPA used advice received from the SAB and comments from stakeholders to develop an improved and updated draft Report on the Environment 2007. The Report on the Environment 2007 consists of: a Science Report (ROE 2007 Science Report) containing detailed scientific and technical information, a Highlights Document written for concerned citizens, and an electronic document facilitating access to material in the reports. The ROE 2007 Science Report asks key questions about the current status of, and trends in, the condition of the environment and human health. These questions are intended to be relevant to EPA’s current regulatory and programmatic activities and mission, and they have been answered using a suite of environmental and human health indicators. EPA’s Office of Research and Development requested that the SAB review the ROE 2007 Science Report. In response to EPA’s request, the SAB Staff Office formed the Panel for the Review of EPA’s 2007 Report on the Environment. Background information on the Panel formation process was provided in a Federal Register notice published on May 25, 2006 (71 FR 30138). The Panel has previously held two teleconferences and a face-to-face meeting (72 FR 29498; 72 FR 56342). Information about the SAB Panel for the Review of EPA’s 2007 Report on the Environment is available on the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab. Availability of Meeting Materials: The draft Report on the Environment 2007: Science Report reviewed by the SAB Panel is available on the following EPA Office of Research and Development Web site: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/ cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=140917. The agenda and other material for the upcoming public teleconference will be posted on the SAB Web site at: http:// www.epa.gov/sab in advance of the teleconference. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:48 Nov 15, 2007 Jkt 214001 Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the public may submit relevant written or oral information for the SAB Panel to consider during the advisory process. Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation at a public teleconference will be limited to three minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact Dr. Armitage, DFO, in writing (preferably via e-mail) at the contact information noted above, no later than December 3, 2007 to be placed on a list of public speakers for the teleconference. Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the SAB Staff Office by December 3, 2007 so that the information may be made available to the SAB Panel members for their consideration. Written statements should be supplied to the DFO in the following formats: one hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via e-mail (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, WordPerfect, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBMPC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Accessibility: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Armitage at the phone number or e-mail address noted above, preferably at least ten days prior to the meeting to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: November 9, 2007. Vanessa T. Vu, Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. E7–22452 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0436; FRL–8151–2] Oxydemeton-Methyl; Final Determination to Terminate Special Review Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On August 8, 2007, EPA proposed to terminate the Special Review of oxydemeton-methyl (ODM) because the risks that were the basis of the Special Review are no longer of concern. The Agency offered an opportunity to provide comment to the proposal. The Agency received no substantive comments in response to the proposal and EPA is announcing its PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 final determination to terminate the Special Review of ODM. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard P. Dumas, Special Review and Reregistration Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 308– 8015; fax number: (703) 308–8005; email address: dumas.richard@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you as a member of the general public or a stakeholder such as environmental, human health, and agricultural advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and members of the public interested in the sale, distribution, or use of pesticides. This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this action. Other types of entities not listed in this unit could also be affected. 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 a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPP–2007–0436. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http:// www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S–4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility 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. II. Background A. What Action is the Agency Taking? On October 5, 1987, EPA initiated a Special Review of oxydemeton-methyl (ODM) because of its potential to adversely affect reproduction of workers who mix, load, and apply products containing ODM. The Agency’s E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public 
Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board; Panel for the Review of 
EPA's 2007 Report on the Environment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science 
Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of 
the SAB Panel for the Review of EPA's 2007 Report on the Environment. 
The teleconference is being held to discuss the Panel's draft advisory 
report.

DATES: The teleconference will be held on December 10, 2007 from 1 p.m. 
to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information regarding the public teleconference may contact. 
Dr. Thomas Armitage, Designated Federal Officer (DFO). Dr. Armitage may 
be contacted at the EPA Science Advisory Board (1400F), U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20460; or via telephone/voice mail: (202) 343-9995; fax 
(202) 233-0643; or e-mail at: armitage.thomas@epa.gov. General 
information about the EPA SAB, as well as any updates concerning the 
teleconference announced in this notice, may be found in the SAB Web 
site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given that the SAB Panel for 
the Review of EPA's 2007 Report on the Environment will hold a public 
teleconference to discuss a draft advisory report on EPA's Report on 
the Environment 2007: Science Report. The

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SAB was established by 42 U.S.C. 4365 to provide independent scientific 
and technical advice to the Administrator on the technical basis for 
Agency positions and regulations. The SAB is a Federal Advisory 
Committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as 
amended, 5 U.S.C., App. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA 
and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies.
    Background: In 2003, EPA issued a draft Report on the Environment 
describing the status of and trends in the environment and human 
health. The draft 2003 Report on the Environment was reviewed by the 
SAB (see http://www.epa.gov/sab/pdf/sab_05_004.pdf). EPA used advice 
received from the SAB and comments from stakeholders to develop an 
improved and updated draft Report on the Environment 2007. The Report 
on the Environment 2007 consists of: a Science Report (ROE 2007 Science 
Report) containing detailed scientific and technical information, a 
Highlights Document written for concerned citizens, and an electronic 
document facilitating access to material in the reports. The ROE 2007 
Science Report asks key questions about the current status of, and 
trends in, the condition of the environment and human health. These 
questions are intended to be relevant to EPA's current regulatory and 
programmatic activities and mission, and they have been answered using 
a suite of environmental and human health indicators.
    EPA's Office of Research and Development requested that the SAB 
review the ROE 2007 Science Report. In response to EPA's request, the 
SAB Staff Office formed the Panel for the Review of EPA's 2007 Report 
on the Environment. Background information on the Panel formation 
process was provided in a Federal Register notice published on May 25, 
2006 (71 FR 30138). The Panel has previously held two teleconferences 
and a face-to-face meeting (72 FR 29498; 72 FR 56342). Information 
about the SAB Panel for the Review of EPA's 2007 Report on the 
Environment is available on the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/
sab.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The draft Report on the 
Environment 2007: Science Report reviewed by the SAB Panel is available 
on the following EPA Office of Research and Development Web site: 
http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=140917. The agenda 
and other material for the upcoming public teleconference will be 
posted on the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab in advance of the 
teleconference.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the 
public may submit relevant written or oral information for the SAB 
Panel to consider during the advisory process. Oral Statements: In 
general, individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation at a 
public teleconference will be limited to three minutes per speaker, 
with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested 
parties should contact Dr. Armitage, DFO, in writing (preferably via e-
mail) at the contact information noted above, no later than December 3, 
2007 to be placed on a list of public speakers for the teleconference. 
Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the SAB 
Staff Office by December 3, 2007 so that the information may be made 
available to the SAB Panel members for their consideration. Written 
statements should be supplied to the DFO in the following formats: one 
hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via e-mail 
(acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, WordPerfect, MS Word, MS 
PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format).
    Accessibility: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Armitage at the phone 
number or e-mail address noted above, preferably at least ten days 
prior to the meeting to give EPA as much time as possible to process 
your request.

    Dated: November 9, 2007.
Vanessa T. Vu,
Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
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