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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 20, 2008 / Notices Dated: May 14, 2008. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E8–11237 Filed 5–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P Room A322, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dr. Barbara Shane (telephone: 919–541– 4253 or e-mail: shane@niehs.nih.gov). National Toxicology Program (NTP); Report on Carcinogens (RoC); Availability of the Draft Background Document for Styrene; Request for Comments on the Draft Background Document for Styrene; Announcement of the Styrene Expert Panel Meeting FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Telephone Call-in Line DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Toxicology Program (NTP); Office of Liaison, Policy and Review; Meeting of the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors: Amended Notice National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health. AGENCY: Availability of a Public Telephone Call-In Line. ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of a public telephone call-in line for the June 11–12, 2008 meeting of the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors. The meeting will be held at the Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park, 150 Park Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 and videocast through the Internet at http://www.niehs.nih.gov/ news/video/live. Information regarding the meeting was announced in the Federal Register (73FR20289) published on April 15, 2008. The guidelines published in the April 15 Federal Register notice for submitting written public comments or making an oral presentation at the meeting still apply. In response to the public interest in the peer review of the Draft NTP Brief on Bisphenol A, the NTP will provide a telephone call-in line for public comments. The line will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on June 11, although public comments will be received only during the formal public comment period on the draft brief. The exact time for the presentation of public comments is not set, but will follow the overview presentation on the draft brief and the talk on biomonitoring of bisphenol A exposures (the preliminary agenda is available at (http:// ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) or by contacting Dr. Barbara Shane, see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below). Public comments on all agenda topics and any other correspondence should be submitted to Dr. Barbara Shane, Executive Secretary for the NTP BSC, NTP Office of Liaison, Policy and Review, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, MD A3–01, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; telephone: 919–541– 4253; fax: 919–541–0295; or e-mail: shane@niehs.nih.gov. Courier address: NIEHS, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:23 May 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 29139 The following information is required for telephone access: • USA Toll Free Number: 877–915– 2768. • Passcode: NTP. • Leader Name: Barbara Shane. The NTP has reserved 50 telephone lines for this call and access availability will be on a first come first served basis. Telephone comments should not exceed three minutes in length and each organization is allowed only one oral slot (in person at the meeting or by telephone) per agenda topic. Calls will be taken as time permits and at the discretion of the BSC chairperson. Every effort will be made to accommodate callers, but the total time allotted for comments and the time allotted per speaker via the telephone will depend on how many people register online to speak. Registration to present oral public comments or to submit written comments can be completed online at the BSC meeting site (http:// ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165). Details about the meeting, Internet access, and telephone call-in are also available at this site. The public telephone call-in is a new remote access option for the BSC, thus its technical quality cannot be guaranteed. Persons who register online to make oral comments by telephone are asked, if possible, to send a copy of their statement to the Executive Secretary for the NTP BSC (see ADDRESSES above) by June 4, 2008, to enable review by the NTP BSC prior to the meeting. Written statements can supplement and may expand the oral presentation. Dated: May 8, 2008. Samuel H. Wilson, Acting Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program. [FR Doc. E8–11206 Filed 5–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH). ACTION: Availability of Background Documents; Request for Comments; and Announcement of a Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The NTP announces the availability of the draft background document for styrene on May 22, 2008, on the RoC Web site (http:// ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/29679) or in printed text from the RoC (see ADDRESSES below). The NTP invites the submission of public comments on the draft background document for styrene. The expert panel will meet on July 21– 22, 2008, at the Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park, 150 Park Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 to peer review the draft background document for styrene and, once completed, make a recommendation regarding the listing status for styrene (i.e., known to be a human carcinogen, reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen, or not to list) in the 12th Edition of the RoC (12th RoC). The RoC expert panel meeting is open to the public with time scheduled for oral public comments. Attendance is limited only by the available meeting room space. Following the expert panel meeting and completion of the expert panel report, the NTP will post the final version of the background document and the expert-panel peer review report on the RoC Web site. DATES: The expert panel meeting for styrene will be held on July 21–22, 2008. The draft background document for styrene will be available for public comment on May 22, 2008. The deadline to submit written comments is July 07, 2008, for pre-registration to attend the meeting is July 14, 2008, and for pre-registration to provide oral comments at the meeting is July 14, 2008. ADDRESSES: The RoC expert panel meeting on styrene will be held at Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park, 150 Park Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Access to on-line registration and materials for the meeting are available on the RoC Web site (http:// ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/29679). Comments E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 98 (Tuesday, May 20, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


National Toxicology Program (NTP); Office of Liaison, Policy and 
Review; Meeting of the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors: Amended 
Notice

AGENCY: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 
National Institutes of Health.

ACTION: Availability of a Public Telephone Call-In Line.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of a public telephone 
call-in line for the June 11-12, 2008 meeting of the NTP Board of 
Scientific Counselors. The meeting will be held at the Radisson Hotel 
Research Triangle Park, 150 Park Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 
27709 and videocast through the Internet at http://www.niehs.nih.gov/
news/video/live. Information regarding the meeting was announced in the 
Federal Register (73FR20289) published on April 15, 2008. The 
guidelines published in the April 15 Federal Register notice for 
submitting written public comments or making an oral presentation at 
the meeting still apply. In response to the public interest in the peer 
review of the Draft NTP Brief on Bisphenol A, the NTP will provide a 
telephone call-in line for public comments. The line will be open from 
8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on June 11, although public comments will be 
received only during the formal public comment period on the draft 
brief. The exact time for the presentation of public comments is not 
set, but will follow the overview presentation on the draft brief and 
the talk on biomonitoring of bisphenol A exposures (the preliminary 
agenda is available at (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) or by 
contacting Dr. Barbara Shane, see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
below).

ADDRESSES: Public comments on all agenda topics and any other 
correspondence should be submitted to Dr. Barbara Shane, Executive 
Secretary for the NTP BSC, NTP Office of Liaison, Policy and Review, 
NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, MD A3-01, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; 
telephone: 919-541-4253; fax: 919-541-0295; or e-mail: 
shane@niehs.nih.gov. Courier address: NIEHS, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, 
Room A322, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Barbara Shane (telephone: 919-541-
4253 or e-mail: shane@niehs.nih.gov).

Telephone Call-in Line

    The following information is required for telephone access:
     USA Toll Free Number: 877-915-2768.
     Passcode: NTP.
     Leader Name: Barbara Shane.
    The NTP has reserved 50 telephone lines for this call and access 
availability will be on a first come first served basis. Telephone 
comments should not exceed three minutes in length and each 
organization is allowed only one oral slot (in person at the meeting or 
by telephone) per agenda topic. Calls will be taken as time permits and 
at the discretion of the BSC chairperson. Every effort will be made to 
accommodate callers, but the total time allotted for comments and the 
time allotted per speaker via the telephone will depend on how many 
people register online to speak. Registration to present oral public 
comments or to submit written comments can be completed online at the 
BSC meeting site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165). Details about the 
meeting, Internet access, and telephone call-in are also available at 
this site. The public telephone call-in is a new remote access option 
for the BSC, thus its technical quality cannot be guaranteed.
    Persons who register online to make oral comments by telephone are 
asked, if possible, to send a copy of their statement to the Executive 
Secretary for the NTP BSC (see ADDRESSES above) by June 4, 2008, to 
enable review by the NTP BSC prior to the meeting. Written statements 
can supplement and may expand the oral presentation.

    Dated: May 8, 2008.
Samuel H. Wilson,
Acting Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 
and National Toxicology Program.
[FR Doc. E8-11206 Filed 5-19-08; 8:45 am]
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