Access to Confidential Business Information by Abt Associates, Inc., 10431-10432 [E8-3249]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2008 / Notices by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements which have subsequently changed; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information. Respondents/Affected Entities: Local Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 45. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 405. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $7,493, includes $0 annualized capital or O&M costs. Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease of 1,395 hours in the total estimated burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR Burdens. This decrease is due to a reduction in the anticipated number of respondents. Dated: February 21, 2008. Sara Hisel-McCoy, Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. E8–3693 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–8352–7] Access to Confidential Business Information by Abt Associates, Inc. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Abt Associates, Inc. (Abt) of Bethesda, MD and its subcontractors Eastern Research Group (ERG) of Chantilly, VA and Lexington, MA; and Syracuse Research Corporation (SRC) of Arlington, VA and North Syracuse, NY, to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all section(s) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:49 Feb 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than March 5, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby Lintner, Regulatoryr, 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: TSCAHotline@epa.gov. For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8257; e-mail address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 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 technical 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– OPPT–2003–0004. All documents in the docket are listed in the docket’s index available at http://www.regulations.gov. Although, listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., Confidential Business Information (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 electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10431 Federal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Docket visitors are required to show photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned upon departure. 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. What Action is the Agency Taking? Under Contract Number EP-W-08-010, Abt of 4800 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD and 55 Wheeler Street, Cambridge, MA; ERG of Avion Lakeside Drive D, 14555 Avion Parkway, Chantilly, VA and 110 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA; and SRC of 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 804, Arlington, VA and 7502 Round Pond, Road, North Syracuse, NY, will assist the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) in performing economic and market analysis related to new and existing chemicals. These analyses will largely be of the costs, economic impacts, benefits, and regulatory impacts of actual or potential EPA actions taken under TSCA. They will also support the voluntary Design for the Environment and Green Chemistry programs. In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under Contract Number EP-W-08-010, Abt and its subcontractors will require access to CBI submitted to EPA under all section(s) of TSCA to perform successfully the duties specified under the contract. Abt and its subcontractors will be given access to information submitted to EPA under all section(s) of TSCA. Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be CBI. EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information under all section(s) of TSCA that EPA may provide Abt and its subcontractors access to these CBI materials on a needto-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract will take place at EPA Headquarters; Abt sites in Bethesda, MD and Cambridge, MA; ERG sites in Chantilly, VA and Lexington, MA; and SRC sites in Arlington, VA and North Syracuse, NY. Abt and its subcontractors will be authorized access to TSCA CBI at EPA Headquarters and their sites under the EPA TSCA CBI Protection Manual. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 10432 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2008 / Notices Access to TSCA data, including CBI, will continue until March 30, 2014. If the contract is extended, this access will continue without further notice. Abt and its subcontractors will be required to sign nondisclosure agreements and will be briefed on appropriate security procedures before they are permitted access to TSCA CBI. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Confidential Business Information. Dated: February 12, 2008. Brion Cook, Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. E8–3249 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–8353–1] Access to Confidential Business Information by Electronic Data Systems Corporation Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) of Herndon, VA, to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). DATES: Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than March 5, 2008. 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: Scott Sherlock, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number:(202) 564–8257; fax number: (202) 564–8251; e-mail address: Scott sherlock.scott@epa.gov. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:49 Feb 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 I. General Information A. Does this Notice Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of interest to you if are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 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 technical 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– OPPT–2003–0004. All documents in the docket are listed in the docket’s index available at http://www.regulations.gov. 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 electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Docket visitors are required to show photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned upon departure. 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. What Action is the Agency Taking? Under Order Number EP08H000027, contractor EDS of 13600 EDS Dr., Herndon, VA will assist the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in conducting an independent verification and validation (IV & V) against the EPA’s Manage Toxic Substance (MTS) New Chemical Submission (NCS) System. This task will also include reviewing EPA information and systems containing TSCA CBI. In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under Order Number EP08H000027, EDS will require access to CBI submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA to perform successfully the duties specified under the contract. EDS personnel will be given access to information submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA. Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be CBI. EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information under all sections of TSCA that EPA may provide EDS access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract will take place at EPA Headquarters. EDS will be authorized access to TSCA CBI at EPA Headquarters under the EPA TSCA CBI Protection Manual. Access to TSCA data, including CBI, will continue until September 30, 2008. If the contract is extended, this access will also continue for the duration of the extended contract without further notice. EDS personnel will be required to sign nondisclosure agreements and will be briefed on appropriate security procedures before they are permitted access to TSCA CBI. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Confidential Business Information. Dated: February 12, 2008. Brion Cook, Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. E8–3272 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8534–5] Coastal Elevations and Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Coastal Elevations and Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 27, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10431-10432]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-3249]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004; FRL-8352-7]


Access to Confidential Business Information by Abt Associates, 
Inc.

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Abt Associates, Inc. (Abt) 
of Bethesda, MD and its subcontractors Eastern Research Group (ERG) of 
Chantilly, VA and Lexington, MA; and Syracuse Research Corporation 
(SRC) of Arlington, VA and North Syracuse, NY, to access information 
which has been submitted to EPA under all section(s) of the Toxic 
Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed 
or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI).

Dates:  Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than March 
5, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby 
Lintner, Regulatoryr, 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: Scott Sherlock, Environmental 
Assistance Division (7408M), Office Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8257; e-mail 
address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

     You may be potentially affected by this action if you are or may 
be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic 
Substances Control Act (TSCA). 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 technical 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-OPPT-2003-0004. All documents 
in the docket are listed in the docket's index available at http://
www.regulations.gov. Although, listed in the index, some information is 
not publicly available, e.g., Confidential Business Information (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 electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only 
available in hard copy, at the OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located 
in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 
Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room 
hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
excluding Federal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public 
Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT 
Docket is (202) 566-0280. Docket visitors are required to show 
photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign 
the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray 
machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC 
badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned 
upon departure.
    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. What Action is the Agency Taking?

     Under Contract Number EP-W-08-010, Abt of 4800 Montgomery Lane, 
Bethesda, MD and 55 Wheeler Street, Cambridge, MA; ERG of Avion 
Lakeside Drive D, 14555 Avion Parkway, Chantilly, VA and 110 Hartwell 
Avenue, Lexington, MA; and SRC of 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 804, 
Arlington, VA and 7502 Round Pond, Road, North Syracuse, NY, will 
assist the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) in 
performing economic and market analysis related to new and existing 
chemicals. These analyses will largely be of the costs, economic 
impacts, benefits, and regulatory impacts of actual or potential EPA 
actions taken under TSCA. They will also support the voluntary Design 
for the Environment and Green Chemistry programs.
     In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under 
Contract Number EP-W-08-010, Abt and its subcontractors will require 
access to CBI submitted to EPA under all section(s) of TSCA to perform 
successfully the duties specified under the contract. Abt and its 
subcontractors will be given access to information submitted to EPA 
under all section(s) of TSCA. Some of the information may be claimed or 
determined to be CBI.
     EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information 
under all section(s) of TSCA that EPA may provide Abt and its 
subcontractors access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis 
only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract will take place at EPA 
Headquarters; Abt sites in Bethesda, MD and Cambridge, MA; ERG sites in 
Chantilly, VA and Lexington, MA; and SRC sites in Arlington, VA and 
North Syracuse, NY.
     Abt and its subcontractors will be authorized access to TSCA CBI 
at EPA Headquarters and their sites under the EPA TSCA CBI Protection 
Manual.

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    Access to TSCA data, including CBI, will continue until March 30, 
2014. If the contract is extended, this access will continue without 
further notice.
    Abt and its subcontractors will be required to sign nondisclosure 
agreements and will be briefed on appropriate security procedures 
before they are permitted access to TSCA CBI.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Confidential Business Information.

    Dated: February 12, 2008.
Brion Cook,
Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution 
Prevention and Toxics.

[FR Doc. E8-3249 Filed 2-26-08; 8:45 a.m.]
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