Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Risk and Technology Review Methods Review Panel, 58285-58286 [E9-27169]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 217 / Thursday, November 12, 2009 / Notices substances under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FFDCA), or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). [EPA–HQ–OPP–2009–0008; FRL–8798–8] SFIREG Full Committee; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/ State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Full Committee will hold a 2–day meeting, beginning on December 7, 2009, and ending December 8, 2009. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, December 7, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 8:30 a.m to 12 noon on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA. One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.) 2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington VA. 1st Floor South Conference Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Kendall, Field and External Affairs Division (7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–5561 fax number: (703) 308–1850; e-mail address: kendall.ron@epa.gov. or Grier Stayton, SFIREG Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 466, Milford DE 19963; telephone number (302) 422–8152; fax (302) 422– 2435; e-mail address: grierstaytonaapcosfireg@comcast.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are interested in SFIREG information exchange relationship with EPA regarding important issues related to human health, environmental exposure to pesticides, and insight into EPA’s decision-making process. You are invited and encouraged to attend the meetings and participate as appropriate. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: Those persons who are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical 16:12 Nov 10, 2009 Jkt 220001 Dated: November 3, 2009. William R. Diamond, Director, Field and External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY VerDate Nov<24>2008 58285 [FR Doc. E9–27306 Filed 11–10–08; 8:45 am] 1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0143. 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. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY II. Background Topics may include but are not limited to: 1. Regional Reports. 2. EPA Policy which Reduces Pesticide Pollution and Waste – torn bags, leaking containers. 3. POM/EQI WC Reports. 4. NPDES Permits. 5. OPP Incident Workgroup Progress Report. 6. Bed Bug Forum - Follow-up Section 18, Section 3 labels. 7. OECA/OPP Updates. 8. WDL Survey Results. 9. Issue Papers Discussion. 10. Drift Labeling. 11. Label Format Issue Paper. 12. Container/Containment Container Issues DOT. 13. AAPSE Report. 14. TPPC Report. 15. Funding Issues Discussion setting priorities. 16. DFE Labels. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? This meeting is open for the public to attend. You may attend the meeting without further notification. List of Subjects Environmental protection. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6560–50–S [FRL–8980–2] Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Risk and Technology Review Methods Review Panel AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the Risk and Technology Review (RTR) Methods Review Panel to discuss its draft advisory report. DATES: The public teleconference will be held on December 3, 2009 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be conducted by telephone only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to obtain the call-in number and access code to participate in the teleconference may contact Dr. Sue Shallal, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board (1400F), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone/voice mail: (202) 343–9977; fax (202) 233– 0643; or via e-mail at: shallal.suhair@epa.gov. General information about the EPA SAB, as well as any updates concerning the teleconference announced in this notice, may be found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab . SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the SAB RTR Methods Review Panel will hold a public teleconference to discuss its draft advisory report. The SAB was established pursuant to 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 FACA. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM 12NON1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 58286 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 217 / Thursday, November 12, 2009 / Notices Background: EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) requested that the Science Advisory Board (SAB) review their draft methodologies for conducting Risk and Technology Review assessments (RTR assessments) as required by the Clean Air Act. These assessments evaluate the effects of industrial emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) on public health and the environment. The proposed methodologies are demonstrated through the use of two case studies, (1) petroleum refineries and (2) Portland cement manufacturing facilities. The SAB RTR Methods Review Panel held a meeting on July 28–29, 2009 to review the EPA methodology and assessment document. A Federal Register notice dated June 10, 2009 (74 FR 27538) announced the meeting and provided background information on this advisory activity. Information on the process of forming the RTR Methods Review Panel was provided in a Federal Register notice dated January 31, 2008 (73 FR 5836– 5838). The purpose of this upcoming teleconference is for the Panel to discuss its draft advisory report. Additional information about this advisory activity can be found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab. Availability of Meeting Materials: The teleconference agenda and other materials including the SAB Committee’s draft report will be placed 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. Shallal, DFO, in writing (preferably via e-mail) at the contact information noted above, by November 24, 2009 to be placed on the list of public speakers for the teleconference. Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the SAB Staff Office no later than November 30, 2009 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:12 Nov 10, 2009 Jkt 220001 files in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Submitters are requested to provide two versions of each document submitted with and without signatures, because the SAB Staff Office does not publish documents with signatures on its Web sites. Accessibility: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Shallal 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. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S–4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only accepted during the Docket Facility’s normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary L. Waller, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 308–9354; e-mail address: waller.mary@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007-0536; FRL–8798–2] I. General Information Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of request for amendments by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the Federal Register. DATES: The deletions are effective December 14, 2009. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later than December 14, 2009. Comments must be received on or before December 14, 2009. Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before December 14, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPP–2007–0536, by one of the following methods: •Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to persons who produce or use pesticides, 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 information in this notice, 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 ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0536. 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. Dated: November 4, 2009. 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Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public 
Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Risk and Technology Review 
Methods Review Panel

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 Risk and Technology Review (RTR) Methods Review Panel to discuss 
its draft advisory report.

DATES: The public teleconference will be held on December 3, 2009 from 
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).

ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be conducted by telephone 
only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to 
obtain the call-in number and access code to participate in the 
teleconference may contact Dr. Sue Shallal, Designated Federal Officer 
(DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board (1400F), U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; 
telephone/voice mail: (202) 343-9977; fax (202) 233-0643; or via e-mail 
at: shallal.suhair@epa.gov. General information about the EPA SAB, as 
well as any updates concerning the teleconference announced in this 
notice, may be found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab .

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the SAB RTR 
Methods Review Panel will hold a public teleconference to discuss its 
draft advisory report. The SAB was established pursuant to 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 
FACA. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all 
appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies.

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    Background: EPA's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards 
(OAQPS) requested that the Science Advisory Board (SAB) review their 
draft methodologies for conducting Risk and Technology Review 
assessments (RTR assessments) as required by the Clean Air Act. These 
assessments evaluate the effects of industrial emissions of hazardous 
air pollutants (HAPs) on public health and the environment. The 
proposed methodologies are demonstrated through the use of two case 
studies, (1) petroleum refineries and (2) Portland cement manufacturing 
facilities. The SAB RTR Methods Review Panel held a meeting on July 28-
29, 2009 to review the EPA methodology and assessment document. A 
Federal Register notice dated June 10, 2009 (74 FR 27538) announced the 
meeting and provided background information on this advisory activity. 
Information on the process of forming the RTR Methods Review Panel was 
provided in a Federal Register notice dated January 31, 2008 (73 FR 
5836-5838). The purpose of this upcoming teleconference is for the 
Panel to discuss its draft advisory report. Additional information 
about this advisory activity can be found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The teleconference agenda and 
other materials including the SAB Committee's draft report will be 
placed 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. Shallal, DFO, in writing (preferably via e-
mail) at the contact information noted above, by November 24, 2009 to 
be placed on the list of public speakers for the teleconference. 
Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the SAB 
Staff Office no later than November 30, 2009 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). Submitters are requested to provide two versions of each 
document submitted with and without signatures, because the SAB Staff 
Office does not publish documents with signatures on its Web sites.
    Accessibility: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Shallal 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 4, 2009.
Vanessa T. Vu,
Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. E9-27169 Filed 11-10-09; 8:45 am]
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