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Download as PDF 65860 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 5, 2008 / Notices Period of Employment: January 1, 1954 through July 31, 2006 (during the applicable covered residual radiation period). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C–46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 513– 533–6800 (this is not a toll-free number). Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to OCAS@CDC.GOV. Dated: October 16, 2008. Christine M. Branche, Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E8–26366 Filed 11–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: October 27, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–26295 Filed 11–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [NIOSH–008 (Powered Air-Purifying Respirators); NIOSH–148 (Air Fed Suits); NIOSH–034 (Open-Circuit, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, End of Service Life Indicator); NIOSH–0146 (Personal Protective Technology Action Planning)] Notice of a Public Meeting National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers, Panel B, Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DP09–001 hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting. Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., January 13, 2009 (Closed). 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., January 14, 2009 (Closed). Place: W Hotel, Atlanta Midtown, 188 14th Street, NE., Atlanta, GA 30361. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c) (4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ‘‘Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers, Panel B, FOA DP09–001.’’ Contact Person for More Information: Juliana K. Cyril, Ph.D., M.P.H., Health Scientist, Office of the Director, Office of the Chief Science Officer, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop D72, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: (404) 639–4639. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:24 Nov 04, 2008 Jkt 217001 SUMMARY: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of the following public meeting to discuss NIOSH’s Respirator Standards Development Efforts and the Personal Protective Technology (PPT) Program Action Planning Efforts. Authority: Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 651 et seq. Public Meeting Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., December 2, 2008. On-site registration will be held beginning at 7:45 a.m. Place: Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport, 1111 Airport Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15231. Interested parties should make hotel reservations directly with the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport by calling (800) 233–1234, before the cut-off date of November 17, 2008. You must reference the NIOSH room block to receive the special group rate of $114.00 per night that has been negotiated for meeting guests. Purpose of Meeting: The NIOSH, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), will conduct a public meeting to discuss current respirator standards development projects for powered airpurifying respirators (PAPR); air fed suits; and open-circuit, self-contained PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 breathing apparatus, end of service life indicators. The NIOSH Personal Protective Technology program action planning to address National Academies program evaluation recommendations will also be discussed. There will be an opportunity for discussion following NIOSH’s presentations and an accompanying poster session discussing PAPR. Status: The meeting will be open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 200 people. Requests to make presentations at the public meeting should be mailed to the NIOSH Docket Officer, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, Mailstop C34, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226. Requests may also be submitted by telephone (513) 533–8611, facsimile (513) 533–8285, or e-mailed to niocindocket@cdc.gov. All requests to present should contain the name, address, and telephone number, relevant business affiliations of the presenter, topic of the presentation, and the approximate time requested for the presentation. Oral presentations should be limited to 15 minutes. After reviewing the requests for presentations, NIOSH will notify the presenter that their presentation is scheduled. If a participant is not present when their presentation is scheduled to begin, the remaining participants will be heard in order. At the conclusion of the meeting, an attempt will be made to allow presentations by any scheduled participants who missed their assigned times. Attendees who wish to speak but did not submit a request for the opportunity to make a presentation may be given this opportunity at the conclusion of the meeting, at the discretion of the presiding officer. Background: NIOSH will present information to attendees concerning the development of the concepts being considered for the development of performance criteria for the various classes of respirators. Participants will be given an opportunity to ask questions and to present individual comments that they may wish to have considered. Contact Person for Technical Information: Jonathan Szalajda, Branch Chief, NPPTL, Policy and Standards Development Branch, Post Office Box 18070, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, telephone (412) 386–5200, facsimile (412) 386–4089, e-mail npptlevents@cdc.gov. Information regarding documents that will be discussed at the meeting may be obtained from the NIOSH web site using this link: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 5, 2008 / Notices review/public/ using the docket numbers listed in this notice. Dated: October 27, 2008. James D. Seligman, Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–26359 Filed 11–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of the Director (OD)/Office of the Chief of Public Health Practice (OCPHP)/Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD) hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES In accordance with Presidential Executive Order No. 13175, November 6, 2000, and the Presidential Memorandum of September 23, 2004, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) OD/OSI/ OMHD announces the following meeting and Tribal Consultation Session: Name: Tribal Consultation Advisory Committee (TCAC) Meeting and the Biannual Tribal Consultation Session. Times and Dates: TCAC Meeting on November 18–19, 2008 from 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and the Biannual Tribal Consultation Session on February 28, 2009 from 8–6 p.m. Place: Hosted by Tohono O’odham Nation at the Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel, 7350 S. Nogales Highway, Tucson, Arizona 85706, Telephone: 1–877–777–4212. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 80 people. Purpose: CDC established their Tribal Consultation Policy in October of 2005 with the primary purpose of providing guidance across the agency to work effectively with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, communities, and organizations to enhance AI/AN access to CDC programs. In October of 2005, an Agency Advisory Committee (CDC/ATSDR Tribal Consultation Advisory Committee—TCAC) was established to provide a complementary venue wherein tribal representatives and CDC staff will exchange information about public health issues in Indian Country, identifying urgent public health issues in Indian Country, and discuss collaborative approaches to these issues. Within the CDC Consultation Policy, it is stated that CDC will conduct government-to-government consultation with elected tribal officials or their designated representatives and also confer with tribal and Alaska Native organizations and AI/AN urban and rural communities before taking actions and/or making decisions that affect them. Consultation is an enhanced form of communication that emphasizes trust, respect, and shared responsibility. It is an VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:24 Nov 04, 2008 Jkt 217001 open and free exchange of information and opinion among parties that leads to mutual understanding and comprehension. CDC believes that consultation is integral to a deliberative process that results in effective collaboration and informed decision making with the ultimate goal of reaching consensus on issues. Although formal responsibility for the agency’s overall government-togovernment consultation activities rests within the Office of the Director, Coordinating Centers, Coordinating Offices, and center leadership shall actively participate in TCAC meetings, and HHSsponsored regional, and national tribal consultation sessions as frequently as possible. Matters To Be Discussed: The TCAC will convene their quarterly committee meeting with discussions and presentations from various CDC senior leadership on activities and areas identified by tribal leaders as priority public health issues. The Biannual Tribal Consultation Session will engage CDC Senior leadership from the Office of the Director and various CDC Offices and National Centers including the Financial Management Office (FMO), National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances (NCEH/ATSDR), Coordinating Office for Terrorism and Preparedness and Emergency Response (COTPER), National Center for Health Marketing (NCHM), the Office of Chief of Public Health Practice, and the Office of Enterprise Communications (OEC). Opportunities will be provided during the Consultation Session for tribal testimony. Tribal Leaders are encouraged to submit written testimony by close of business on November 7, 2008 to Capt. Pelagie (Mike) Snesrud, Senior Tribal Liaison for Policy and Evaluation, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop E–67, Atlanta, GA 30333, telephone (404)498–2343, fax (404)498–2355, e-mail: pws8@cdc.gov. Depending on the time available it may be necessary to limit the time of each presenter. Please reference the Web link of http://www.cdc.gov/omhd/TCAC/AAC.html to review information about the TCAC and CDC’s Tribal Consultation Policy. For Further Information Contact: Capt. Pelagie (Mike) Snesrud, Senior Tribal Liaison for Policy and Evaluation, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop E–67, Atlanta, GA 30333, telephone (404)498–2343, fax (404)498–2355, e-mail: pws8@cdc.gov. 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Special Emphasis Panel. Pharmacological approaches to KNa channels and the FMRP signaling pathway. Date: December 5, 2008. Time: 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 5B01, Rockville, MD 20852. (Telephone Conference Call) Contact Person: Anne Krey, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Division of Scientific Review, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 6908. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.864, Population Research; 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children; 93.929, Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research; 93.209, Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 29, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E8–26336 Filed 11–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P Dated: October 27, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

[NIOSH-008 (Powered Air-Purifying Respirators); NIOSH-148 (Air Fed 
Suits); NIOSH-034 (Open-Circuit, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, 
End of Service Life Indicator); NIOSH-0146 (Personal Protective 
Technology Action Planning)]


Notice of a Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 
of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 
(NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
announces the availability of the following public meeting to discuss 
NIOSH's Respirator Standards Development Efforts and the Personal 
Protective Technology (PPT) Program Action Planning Efforts.

    Authority: Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 651 et 
seq.

    Public Meeting Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., December 2, 2008. 
On-site registration will be held beginning at 7:45 a.m.
    Place: Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport, 1111 Airport 
Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15231. Interested parties should 
make hotel reservations directly with the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh 
International Airport by calling (800) 233-1234, before the cut-off 
date of November 17, 2008. You must reference the NIOSH room block to 
receive the special group rate of $114.00 per night that has been 
negotiated for meeting guests.
    Purpose of Meeting: The NIOSH, National Personal Protective 
Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), will conduct a public meeting to discuss 
current respirator standards development projects for powered air-
purifying respirators (PAPR); air fed suits; and open-circuit, self-
contained breathing apparatus, end of service life indicators. The 
NIOSH Personal Protective Technology program action planning to address 
National Academies program evaluation recommendations will also be 
discussed. There will be an opportunity for discussion following 
NIOSH's presentations and an accompanying poster session discussing 
PAPR.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public, limited only by the 
space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 200 
people.
    Requests to make presentations at the public meeting should be 
mailed to the NIOSH Docket Officer, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, 
Mailstop C34, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226. Requests 
may also be submitted by telephone (513) 533-8611, facsimile (513) 533-
8285, or e-mailed to niocindocket@cdc.gov. All requests to present 
should contain the name, address, and telephone number, relevant 
business affiliations of the presenter, topic of the presentation, and 
the approximate time requested for the presentation. Oral presentations 
should be limited to 15 minutes.
    After reviewing the requests for presentations, NIOSH will notify 
the presenter that their presentation is scheduled. If a participant is 
not present when their presentation is scheduled to begin, the 
remaining participants will be heard in order. At the conclusion of the 
meeting, an attempt will be made to allow presentations by any 
scheduled participants who missed their assigned times. Attendees who 
wish to speak but did not submit a request for the opportunity to make 
a presentation may be given this opportunity at the conclusion of the 
meeting, at the discretion of the presiding officer.
    Background: NIOSH will present information to attendees concerning 
the development of the concepts being considered for the development of 
performance criteria for the various classes of respirators. 
Participants will be given an opportunity to ask questions and to 
present individual comments that they may wish to have considered.
    Contact Person for Technical Information: Jonathan Szalajda, Branch 
Chief, NPPTL, Policy and Standards Development Branch, Post Office Box 
18070, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, 
telephone (412) 386-5200, facsimile (412) 386-4089, e-mail 
npptlevents@cdc.gov. Information regarding documents that will be 
discussed at the meeting may be obtained from the NIOSH web site using 
this link: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/

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review/public/ using the docket numbers listed in this notice.

    Dated: October 27, 2008.
James D. Seligman,
Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E8-26359 Filed 11-4-08; 8:45 am]
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