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Download as PDF 50322 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 26, 2008 / Notices link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St., NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing in the above proceeding is accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed dockets. For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–19680 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD–2008–0648; FRL–8708–7] Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Executive Committee Meeting—September 2008 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2008, from 2 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and will continue on Friday, September 19, 2008, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. All times noted are Eastern Standard Time. The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for the draft agenda or for making oral presentations at the meeting will be accepted up to one business day before the meeting. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Key Bridge Marriott, 401 Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22209. Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008– 0648, by one of the following methods: sroberts on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 00:53 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: Send comments by electronic mail (e-mail) to: ORD.Docket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008–0648. • Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566– 0224, Attention Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–ORD–2008–0648. • Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Executive Committee Meeting— September 2008 Docket, Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008– 0648. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver comments to: EPA Docket Center (EPA/ DC), Room B102, EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008–0648. Note: this is not a mailing address. Such deliveries are only accepted during the docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008– 0648. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 viruses. For additional information about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. 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 Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Executive Committee Meeting—September 2008 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer via mail at: Lorelei Kowalski, Mail Code 8104–R, Office of Science Policy, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; via phone/voice mail at: (202) 564–3408; via fax at: (202) 565–2911; or via e-mail at: kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: General Information Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft BOSC agenda or making a presentation at the meeting may contact Lorelei Kowalski, the Designated Federal Officer, via any of the contact methods listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. In general, each individual making an oral presentation will be limited to a total of three minutes. Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited to: ORD responses to the BOSC Science and Technology for Sustainability program review report, BOSC Human Health Risk Assessment program review report, and BOSC National Center for Environmental Research letter report; Executive Committee review of the Homeland Security Subcommittee and Land Mid-Cycle Subcommittee draft reports; update on the BOSC mid-cycle review subcommittees (Water Quality and Science and Technology for Sustainability); update on the BOSC C:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 26, 2008 / Notices program review subcommittees (Human Health and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals); update on the BOSC standing subcommittees (National Center for Environmental Research and National Exposure Research Lab); discussions on: (1) ORD efficiency measures, and (2) ORD and Value of Information; briefing on ORD’s biofuels program; update on BOSC workgroups; an ORD update; an update on EPA’s Science Advisory Board activities; and future issues and plans. The meeting is open to the public. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Lorelei Kowalski (202) 564– 3408 or kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Lorelei Kowalski, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated August 19, 2008. Fred Hauchman, Director, Office of Science Policy. [FR Doc. E8–19757 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8708–2] Notice of Expert Peer Review Meeting of the Draft Demonstration of Alternative Asbestos Control Method Demolition for Two AsbestosContaining Buildings Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of external peer review meeting. sroberts on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is announcing that Versar, Inc., an EPA contractor for external peer review, has convened a panel of experts and will conduct an independent expert peer meeting September 11–12, 2008, to review the two draft documents titled, Evaluation of the Alternative Asbestos Control Method at Site Two (AACM2) for Demolition of Asbestos-Containing Buildings, and Evaluation of the Alternative Asbestos Control Method at Site Three (AACM3) for Demolition of Asbestos-Containing Buildings. These reports were prepared by EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) and are available through docket ID number EPA–HQ–ORD–2008–0523 located at http://www.regulations.gov and through http://www.epa.gov/ region6/6xa/asbestos. Versar, Inc. VerDate Aug<31>2005 00:53 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 invites the public to register to attend this meeting as observers. The public release of these draft documents is solely for the purpose of seeking public comment and external peer review, and these draft reports do not represent and should not be construed to represent any EPA policy, viewpoint, or determination. DATES: The external peer review panel meeting will be September 11–12, 2008, and begin at 9 a.m. and end by 5 p.m. each day. ADDRESSES: The independent expert external peer review meeting will be held at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Risk Management Research Laboratory, located at 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, OH. Members of the public may attend the meeting as observers and there will be a limited time set aside for comments from the public each day. Pre-registration is strongly recommended as space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. To attend this meeting, register by September 8, 2008, by visiting http:// epa.versar.com/aacm or contact Ms. Kathy Coon of Versar, Inc., 6850 Versar Center, Springfield, VA, 22151, at 703– 750–3000, and via e-mail at saundkat@Versar.com. You will be asked for your name, contact information, the organization you represent, and your title. If space allows, telephone and fax registrations will continue to be accepted after this date, including on-site registration. Please indicate if you intend to make an oral statement during the public comment period at the meeting, which will be limited to a maximum of five minutes per commenter. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA is submitting the draft reports for independent, external scientific and technical peer review. The draft reports provide the documentation and scientific evaluation of the environmental effectiveness of the draft AACM protocol as a possible alternative technology in controlling multimedia asbestos emissions during demolition of asbestos-containing buildings, as required by the existing Asbestos National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The draft AACM demolition protocol was used on two separate buildings. One building contained NESHAPregulated quantities of asbestoscontaining transite siding and the second building contained NESHAPregulated quantities of asbestoscontaining popcorn ceiling and wall surfacing material. In addition to PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50323 assessing the environmental effectiveness of the draft AACM technology, these two draft reports assess the costs and time requirements of the application of the AACM protocol in these situations, as well as document lessons learned in each instance. The public release of these draft documents is solely for the purpose of seeking public comment and peer review, and does not represent and should not be construed to represent any EPA policy, viewpoint, or determination. Dated: August 20, 2008. M. Dannel, Acting Director, Office of Science Policy, Office of Research and Development. [FR Doc. E8–19750 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8708–3] National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, EPA gives notice of a public teleconference of the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). NACEPT provides advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology, and management issues. The Council represents diverse interests from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and local, state, and tribal governments. The purpose of this teleconference is to discuss and approve draft NACEPT recommendations on Encouraging Regional Solutions to Sustaining Water Sector Utilities and Integrated Modeling for Integrated Environmental Decision Making. A copy of the agenda for the meeting will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ocem/ nacept/cal-nacept.htm. DATES: NACEPT will hold a public teleconference on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the U.S. EPA East Building, 1201 Constitution Ave, NW., Room 1132, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sonia Altieri, Designated FederalOfficer, altieri.sonia@epa.gov, (202) 564–0243, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management (1601M), C:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 26, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50322-50323]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-19757]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-ORD-2008-0648; FRL-8708-7]


Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Executive Committee 
Meeting--September 2008

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-
463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and 
Development (ORD), gives notice of a meeting of the Board of Scientific 
Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2008, from 2 
p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and will continue on Friday, September 19, 2008, 
from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. All times noted are Eastern Standard Time. 
The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for 
the draft agenda or for making oral presentations at the meeting will 
be accepted up to one business day before the meeting.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Key Bridge Marriott, 401 Lee 
Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22209. Submit your comments, identified by 
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2008-0648, by one of the following methods:
      http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line 
instructions for submitting comments.
      E-mail: Send comments by electronic mail (e-
mail) to: ORD.Docket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2008-
0648.
      Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention 
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2008-0648.
      Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of 
Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Executive Committee Meeting--September 
2008 Docket, Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, 
DC 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2008-0648.
      Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver comments to: 
EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, EPA West Building, 1301 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-
HQ-ORD-2008-0648. Note: this is not a mailing address. Such deliveries 
are only accepted during the docket's normal hours of operation, and 
special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed 
information.
     Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2008-0648. 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. For additional information about EPA's public 
docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/
epahome/dockets.htm.
     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 Board of 
Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Executive Committee Meeting--September 
2008 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer via 
mail at: Lorelei Kowalski, Mail Code 8104-R, Office of Science Policy, 
Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; via phone/voice 
mail at: (202) 564-3408; via fax at: (202) 565-2911; or via e-mail at: 
kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

General Information

    Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft BOSC 
agenda or making a presentation at the meeting may contact Lorelei 
Kowalski, the Designated Federal Officer, via any of the contact 
methods listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. In 
general, each individual making an oral presentation will be limited to 
a total of three minutes.
    Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited 
to: ORD responses to the BOSC Science and Technology for Sustainability 
program review report, BOSC Human Health Risk Assessment program review 
report, and BOSC National Center for Environmental Research letter 
report; Executive Committee review of the Homeland Security 
Subcommittee and Land Mid-Cycle Subcommittee draft reports; update on 
the BOSC mid-cycle review subcommittees (Water Quality and Science and 
Technology for Sustainability); update on the BOSC

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program review subcommittees (Human Health and Endocrine Disrupting 
Chemicals); update on the BOSC standing subcommittees (National Center 
for Environmental Research and National Exposure Research Lab); 
discussions on: (1) ORD efficiency measures, and (2) ORD and Value of 
Information; briefing on ORD's biofuels program; update on BOSC 
workgroups; an ORD update; an update on EPA's Science Advisory Board 
activities; and future issues and plans. The meeting is open to the 
public.
     Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For 
information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, 
please contact Lorelei Kowalski (202) 564-3408 or 
kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, 
please contact Lorelei Kowalski, preferably at least 10 days prior to 
the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your 
request.

    Dated August 19, 2008.
Fred Hauchman,
Director, Office of Science Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-19757 Filed 8-25-08; 8:45 am]
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