EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Meeting of the Health Effects Subcommittee of the Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis (Council), 62307-62308 [E9-28407]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 227 / Friday, November 27, 2009 / Notices pollutant discharges to impaired surface waters. EIS No. 20090299, ERP No. F–FHW– J40187–UT, Geneva Road, Center Street/1600 West (Provo) to Geneva Road/SR–89 (Pleasant Grove), Improvements, U.S. Army COE 404 Permit, Utah County, UT. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about construction air quality impacts and their mitigation, and recommends 10 additional mitigation measures to address emissions from on-road and non-road construction equipment. EIS No. 20090326, ERP No. F–USN– E11065–FL, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), Capabilities to Conduct New and Increased Mission Operations for the Department of Navy (DON) and Customers within the three Military Operating Areas and St. Andrew Bay (SAB), Gulf of Mexico, FL. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. 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E9–28415 Filed 11–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8985–8] EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Meeting of the Health Effects Subcommittee of the Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis (Council) AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public face-to-face meeting of the Health Effects Subcommittee (HES) of the Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis (Council). The HES, supplemented with additional members from the Council, will review technical assessments related to health benefits analyses and uncertainty analyses to support of the Office of Air and Radiation’s Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Clean Air Act. DATES: The meeting dates are Tuesday, December 15, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, December 16, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the SAB Conference Center at 1025 F Street, NW., Suite 3700, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to obtain further information about this meeting may contact Dr. Marc Rigas, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office (1400F), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; by telephone/voice mail: (202) 343–9978 or at rigas.marc@epa.gov. General information about the Council may be PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62307 found on the Council Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/advisorycouncilcaa. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the Health Effects Subcommittee (HES) of the Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis (Council) will hold a public meeting to evaluate draft documents regarding Human Health Benefits and Uncertainty Analyses to Support the Second Section 812 BenefitCost Analysis of the Clean Air Act. The Council was established in 1991 pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments of 1990 (see 42 U.S.C. 7612) to provide advice, information and recommendations on technical and economic aspects of analyses and reports EPA prepares on the impacts of the CAA on the public health, economy, and environment of the United States. The Council is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered under FACA. The HES will provide advice through the Council and will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Pursuant to Section 812 of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, EPA conducts periodic studies to assess benefits and costs of the EPA’s regulatory actions under the Clean Air Act. The Council has provided advice on an EPA retrospective study published in 1997 and an EPA prospective study completed in 1999. EPA initiated a second prospective study to evaluate the costs and benefits of EPA Clean Air programs for years 1990–2020. The Council has previously provided advice on analytic blueprints for this study. EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation is now nearing completion of the analytical work for the second prospective study. The December 15–16, 2009 meeting will provide the HES the opportunity to review the technical documents pertaining to human health benefits as well as uncertainty in the benefits and costs estimates. Technical Contacts: The Office of Air and Radiation technical contact for the Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Clean Air Act is Mr. Jim DeMocker at (202) 564–1673 or democker.jim@epa.gov. Availability of Meeting Materials: EPA draft documents (Benefits Analyses to Support the Second Section 812 BenefitCost Analysis of the Clean Air Act— Draft (Chapter 1: Introduction and Chapter 2: Human Health Benefits) and Uncertainty Analyses to Support the Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Clean Air Act—Draft) E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 62308 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 227 / Friday, November 27, 2009 / Notices may be found at: http://www.epa.gov/ oar/sect812/prospective2.html. The meeting agenda for December 15– 16, 2009 and any background materials will be posted on the Council Web site (http://www.epa.gov/ advisorycouncilcaa) prior to the meeting. Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the public may submit relevant written or oral information for the HES to consider on the topics of this advisory activity and/ or the group conducting the activity. Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation at a public meeting will be limited to five minutes per speaker, with no more than one hour for all speakers. Interested parties should contact Dr. Rigas at the contact information provided above by December 8, 2009, to be placed on the public speaker list for the December 15– 16, 2009 meeting. Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the SAB Staff Office by December 8, 2009, so that the information may be made available to the HES for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements should be supplied to Dr. Rigas via e-mail to rigas.marc@epa.gov (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files). Submitters are requested to provide two versions of each document submitted with and without original 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. Marc Rigas at (202) 343–9978, or via e-mail at rigas.marc@epa.gov, preferably at least ten (10) days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: November 19, 2009. Vanessa T. Vu, Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. E9–28407 Filed 11–25–09; 8:45 am] sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:08 Nov 25, 2009 Jkt 220001 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Notice of Public Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission For Extension Under Delegated Authority, Comments Requested November 19, 2009. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Persons wishing to comments on this information collection should submit comments on January 26, 2010. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contact listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), via fax at (202) 395–5167, or via the Internet at Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov and to Judith B.Herman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC). To submit your PRA comments by e–mail send them to: PRA@fcc.gov. To view a copy of this information collection request (ICR) submitted to OMB: (1) Go to web page: http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain, (2) look for the section of the web page called ’’Currently Under Review’’, (3) click on the downward–pointing arrow in the ’’Select Agency’’ box below the ’’Currently Under Review’’ heading, (4) PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 select ’’Federal Communications Commission’’ from the list of agencies presented in the ’’Select Agency’’ box, (5) click the ’’Submit’’ button to the right of the ’’Select Agency’’ box, and (6) when the FCC list appears, look for the title of this ICR (or its OMB Control Number, if there is one) and then click on the ICR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith B. Herman, OMD, 202–418–0214. For additional information about the information collection(s) send an e–mail to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Judith B. Herman, 202–418–0214. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control No: 3060–1048. Title: Section 1.929(c)(1), Composite Interference Contour (CIC). Form No.: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other for– profit, not–for–profit institutions, and state, local or tribal government. Number of Respondents: 50 respondents; 50 responses. Estimated Time Per Response: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement and recordkeeping requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. Section 309(j) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Total Annual Burden: 100 hours. Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A. Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality. Need and Uses: Under section 1.929(c)(1) of the Commission’s rules, any increase in the composite interference contour (CIC) of a site– based licensee in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service, Rural Radiotelephone Service, or 800 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio Service (SMRS) is a major modification of a license that requires prior Commission approval. However, on February 22, 2005, the Commission released a Report and Order in WT Docket No. 03–103 (70 FR 19293), in which it amended section 1.929(c)(1) to specify that expansion of a composite interference contour (CIC) of a site–based licensee in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service – as well as the Rural Radiotelephone Service and 800 Specialized Mobile Radio Service – over water on a secondary, non– interference basis should be classified as a minor (rather than a major) modification of a license. Such reclassification has eliminated the filing E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a 
Meeting of the Health Effects Subcommittee of the Advisory Council on 
Clean Air Compliance Analysis (Council)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a 
public face-to-face meeting of the Health Effects Subcommittee (HES) of 
the Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis (Council). The 
HES, supplemented with additional members from the Council, will review 
technical assessments related to health benefits analyses and 
uncertainty analyses to support of the Office of Air and Radiation's 
Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Clean Air Act.

DATES: The meeting dates are Tuesday, December 15, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, December 16, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
(Eastern Time).

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the SAB Conference Center 
at 1025 F Street, NW., Suite 3700, Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to 
obtain further information about this meeting may contact Dr. Marc 
Rigas, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board 
Staff Office (1400F), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; by telephone/voice 
mail: (202) 343-9978 or at rigas.marc@epa.gov. General information 
about the Council may be found on the Council Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/advisorycouncilcaa.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the 
Health Effects Subcommittee (HES) of the Advisory Council on Clean Air 
Compliance Analysis (Council) will hold a public meeting to evaluate 
draft documents regarding Human Health Benefits and Uncertainty 
Analyses to Support the Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the 
Clean Air Act. The Council was established in 1991 pursuant to the 
Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments of 1990 (see 42 U.S.C. 7612) to provide 
advice, information and recommendations on technical and economic 
aspects of analyses and reports EPA prepares on the impacts of the CAA 
on the public health, economy, and environment of the United States. 
The Council is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered under FACA. The 
HES will provide advice through the Council and will comply with the 
provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural 
policies.
    Pursuant to Section 812 of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, EPA 
conducts periodic studies to assess benefits and costs of the EPA's 
regulatory actions under the Clean Air Act. The Council has provided 
advice on an EPA retrospective study published in 1997 and an EPA 
prospective study completed in 1999. EPA initiated a second prospective 
study to evaluate the costs and benefits of EPA Clean Air programs for 
years 1990-2020. The Council has previously provided advice on analytic 
blueprints for this study. EPA's Office of Air and Radiation is now 
nearing completion of the analytical work for the second prospective 
study. The December 15-16, 2009 meeting will provide the HES the 
opportunity to review the technical documents pertaining to human 
health benefits as well as uncertainty in the benefits and costs 
estimates.
    Technical Contacts: The Office of Air and Radiation technical 
contact for the Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Clean 
Air Act is Mr. Jim DeMocker at (202) 564-1673 or democker.jim@epa.gov.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: EPA draft documents (Benefits 
Analyses to Support the Second Section 812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the 
Clean Air Act--Draft (Chapter 1: Introduction and Chapter 2: Human 
Health Benefits) and Uncertainty Analyses to Support the Second Section 
812 Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Clean Air Act--Draft)

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may be found at: http://www.epa.gov/oar/sect812/prospective2.html.
    The meeting agenda for December 15-16, 2009 and any background 
materials will be posted on the Council Web site (http://www.epa.gov/advisorycouncilcaa) prior to the meeting.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the 
public may submit relevant written or oral information for the HES to 
consider on the topics of this advisory activity and/or the group 
conducting the activity. Oral Statements: In general, individuals or 
groups requesting an oral presentation at a public meeting will be 
limited to five minutes per speaker, with no more than one hour for all 
speakers. Interested parties should contact Dr. Rigas at the contact 
information provided above by December 8, 2009, to be placed on the 
public speaker list for the December 15-16, 2009 meeting.
    Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the 
SAB Staff Office by December 8, 2009, so that the information may be 
made available to the HES for their consideration prior to this 
meeting. Written statements should be supplied to Dr. Rigas via e-mail 
to rigas.marc@epa.gov (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS 
Word, MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files). Submitters are requested to 
provide two versions of each document submitted with and without 
original 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. Marc Rigas at (202) 
343-9978, or via e-mail at rigas.marc@epa.gov, preferably at least ten 
(10) days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

    Dated: November 19, 2009.
Vanessa T. Vu,
 Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. E9-28407 Filed 11-25-09; 8:45 am]
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