Dichloromethane and N-Methylpyrrolidone TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meetings and Extension of Opportunity To Comment, 64936-64937 [2013-25737]

Download as PDF 64936 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY—Continued Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA .............. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts ....... On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Y emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA ............. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA ............ Preliminary Determination: Based upon the above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the ‘‘COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, 1 18 CFR 385.2001–2005 (2013). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 Y Y please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (e.g., CD14–3) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. September 26, 2013, October 15, 2013, and November 12, 2013 regarding EPA’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, ‘‘TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for Dichloromethane and NMethylpyrrolidone.’’ The first meeting was held as scheduled. Due to the government shutdown, however, EPA has rescheduled the remaining two peer review meetings and is announcing the rescheduled meetings in this notice. EPA is also extending the due date for public comments. DATES: Meetings. The peer review meetings will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., EST; and Friday, December 13, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., EST. Comments. Written comments on the assessment must be submitted on or before November 22, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0725, by one of the methods described in the notice published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2013, a copy of which is available in the docket at https:// www.regulations.gov. Dated: October 23, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2013–25698 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0725; FRL–9902–24] Dichloromethane and NMethylpyrrolidone TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meetings and Extension of Opportunity To Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On August 23, 2013, EPA announced that it would be holding three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference on SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For technical information contact: Stan Barone, Jr., Risk Assessment Division (7403M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number (202) 564–1169; email address: barone.stan@epa.gov. For peer review meeting logistics contact: Susie Warner, the Scientific Consulting Group (SCG), Inc., 656 Quince Orchard Rd., Suite 210, Gaithersburg, MD 20878–1409; telephone number: (301) 670–4990, ext. 227; fax number: (301) 670–3815; email address: SWARNER@scgcorp.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For details about the meetings regarding the peer review of EPA’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, ‘‘TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for Dichloromethane and N-Methylpyrrolidone,’’ please see the notice that published in the Federal E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices Register of August 23, 2013 (78 FR 52525) (FRL 9397–4). The first meeting was held as scheduled. However, due to the government shutdown, EPA has rescheduled the remaining two peer review meetings and is announcing the rescheduled meetings in this notice. EPA is also extending the due date for public comments. To be sure your comments are contained in the peer review record and are available to the peer reviewers, please submit the comments on or before November 22, 2013. The rescheduled second peer review panel meeting on November 8, 2013, will be devoted to deliberations of the draft Dichloromethane (DCM) and NMethylpyrrolidone (NMP) TSCA risk assessment by the peer review panel, guided by the charge questions to the peer review panel. The third and final peer review panel meeting on December 13, 2013, will focus on the peer review panel’s discussion of its draft DCM and NMP TSCA risk assessment recommendations to EPA, which will be posted on the contractor Web site prior to the final peer review meeting. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Chemicals, Peer review, Risk assessments, Dichloromethane and NMethylpyrrolidone. Dated: October 24, 2013. Jeff Morris, Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. 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DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the EPA File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this document, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. • Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/ DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at https:// www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.htm. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at https:// www.epa.gov/dockets. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0725; FRL-9902-24]


Dichloromethane and N-Methylpyrrolidone TSCA Chemical Risk 
Assessment; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meetings and Extension of 
Opportunity To Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On August 23, 2013, EPA announced that it would be holding 
three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference on 
September 26, 2013, October 15, 2013, and November 12, 2013 regarding 
EPA's draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk 
assessment, ``TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for 
Dichloromethane and N-Methylpyrrolidone.'' The first meeting was held 
as scheduled. Due to the government shutdown, however, EPA has 
rescheduled the remaining two peer review meetings and is announcing 
the rescheduled meetings in this notice. EPA is also extending the due 
date for public comments.

DATES: Meetings. The peer review meetings will be held on Friday, 
November 8, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., EST; and Friday, 
December 13, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., EST. Comments. Written 
comments on the assessment must be submitted on or before November 22, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0725, by one of the methods described in 
the notice published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2013, a copy 
of which is available in the docket at https://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: 
Stan Barone, Jr., Risk Assessment Division (7403M), Office of Pollution 
Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number 
(202) 564-1169; email address: barone.stan@epa.gov.
    For peer review meeting logistics contact: Susie Warner, the 
Scientific Consulting Group (SCG), Inc., 656 Quince Orchard Rd., Suite 
210, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1409; telephone number: (301) 670-4990, 
ext. 227; fax number: (301) 670-3815; email address: 
SWARNER@scgcorp.com.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For details about the meetings regarding the 
peer review of EPA's draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical 
risk assessment, ``TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for 
Dichloromethane and N-Methylpyrrolidone,'' please see the notice that 
published in the Federal

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Register of August 23, 2013 (78 FR 52525) (FRL 9397-4). The first 
meeting was held as scheduled. However, due to the government shutdown, 
EPA has rescheduled the remaining two peer review meetings and is 
announcing the rescheduled meetings in this notice. EPA is also 
extending the due date for public comments. To be sure your comments 
are contained in the peer review record and are available to the peer 
reviewers, please submit the comments on or before November 22, 2013.
    The rescheduled second peer review panel meeting on November 8, 
2013, will be devoted to deliberations of the draft Dichloromethane 
(DCM) and N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) TSCA risk assessment by the peer 
review panel, guided by the charge questions to the peer review panel.
    The third and final peer review panel meeting on December 13, 2013, 
will focus on the peer review panel's discussion of its draft DCM and 
NMP TSCA risk assessment recommendations to EPA, which will be posted 
on the contractor Web site prior to the final peer review meeting.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Chemicals, Peer review, Risk assessments, 
Dichloromethane and N-Methylpyrrolidone.

    Dated: October 24, 2013.
Jeff Morris,
Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
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