Antimony Trioxide (ATO) TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Public Meetings and Opportunity To Comment, 67141-67142 [2013-26846]

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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. 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 ATO,’’ please see the announcement that published in the Federal Register of September 27, 2013 (78 FR 59679) (FRL–9400–5). However, due to the government shutdown, EPA has rescheduled the three 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 December 16, 2013. The first rescheduled peer review panel meeting on November 13, 2013, will be devoted to providing the peer review panel an overview of the assessment and its charge and providing an opportunity for public comment on the draft ATO TSCA risk assessment. The rescheduled second peer review panel meeting on December 6, 2013, will be devoted to deliberations of the draft ATO 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 January 6, 2014, will focus on the peer review panel’s discussion of its draft ATO TSCA risk assessment recommendations to EPA, which will be posted on the contractor Web site prior to the final peer review meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0724; FRL–9902–45] Antimony Trioxide (ATO) TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Public Meetings and Opportunity To Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On September 27, 2013, EPA announced that it would be holding three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference on October 16, 2013, October 31, 2013, and November 14, 2013, regarding EPA’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, ‘‘TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for ATO.’’ Due to the government shutdown, however, EPA has rescheduled the 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 Wednesday, November 13, 2013, from 10 a.m. to noon EST; Friday, December 6, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST; and Monday, January 6, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Comments. Written comments on the assessment must be submitted on or before December 16, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0724, by one of the methods described in the September 27, 2013 Federal Register notice, a copy of which is available in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 List of Subjects Environmental protection, ATO, Chemicals, Flame retardant synergist. Peer review, Risk assessments. E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 67142 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Notices Dated: October 31, 2013. Jeffrey T. Morris, Acting Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 2013–26846 Filed 11–5–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0722; FRL–9902–43] HHCB (1,3,4,6,7,8-Hexahydro4,6,6,7,8,8,-hexamethylcyclopenta[γ]-2benzopyran) TSCA Risk Assessment; Notice of Public Meetings and Opportunity To Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA’s contractor, The Scientific Consulting Group (SCG), Inc., has identified a panel of scientific experts to conduct a peer review of EPA’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, ‘‘TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for HHCB.’’ EPA will hold three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference. EPA invites the public to register to attend the meetings as observers and/or speakers providing oral comments during any or all of the peer review meetings as discussed in this document. The public may also provide comment on whether they believe the appearance of conflict of interest exists for any proposed peer review panel expert. DATES: Meetings. The peer review meetings will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 12:00–2:00 p.m. EST; Thursday, January 9, 2014, from 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. EST; and Thursday, February 6, 2014, from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EST. Conflict of interest comments. Comments on the appearance of a conflict of interest for any proposed peer review panel expert must be submitted on or before November 29, 2013. Comments. Written comments by the public must be submitted on or before January 16, 2014, to be sure they are contained in the peer review record and are available to the peer reviewers. Registration for meetings. To participate in any of the public peer review meetings, you must register no later than 11:59 p.m., EST, on November 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: Meetings. Meetings will be held via web connect and teleconferencing. See Unit III.C. in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:08 Nov 07, 2013 Jkt 232001 Registration. See Unit III. in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Comments. Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0722, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Document Control Office (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Hand Delivery: OPPT Document Control Office (DCO), EPA William Jefferson Clinton Complex East, Rm. 6428, 1201 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. Attn: Docket ID Number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0722. The DCO is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the DCO is (202) 564–8930. Such deliveries are only accepted during the DCO’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2012–0722. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the 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 regulations.gov or email. The 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. 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Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. 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 OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA William Jefferson Clinton Complex West, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Docket visitors are required to show photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned upon departure. 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 or registration 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: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0724; FRL-9902-45]


Antimony Trioxide (ATO) TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of 
Public Meetings and Opportunity To Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On September 27, 2013, EPA announced that it would be holding 
three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference on October 
16, 2013, October 31, 2013, and November 14, 2013, regarding EPA's 
draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, 
``TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for ATO.'' Due to the 
government shutdown, however, EPA has rescheduled the 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 Wednesday, 
November 13, 2013, from 10 a.m. to noon EST; Friday, December 6, 2013, 
from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST; and Monday, January 6, 2014, from 11 
a.m. to 1 p.m. EST.
    Comments. Written comments on the assessment must be submitted on 
or before December 16, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0724, by one of the methods described in 
the September 27, 2013 Federal Register notice, a copy of which is 
available in the docket at http://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 
ATO,'' please see the announcement that published in the Federal 
Register of September 27, 2013 (78 FR 59679) (FRL-9400-5). However, due 
to the government shutdown, EPA has rescheduled the three 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 December 
16, 2013.
    The first rescheduled peer review panel meeting on November 13, 
2013, will be devoted to providing the peer review panel an overview of 
the assessment and its charge and providing an opportunity for public 
comment on the draft ATO TSCA risk assessment.
    The rescheduled second peer review panel meeting on December 6, 
2013, will be devoted to deliberations of the draft ATO 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 January 6, 2014, 
will focus on the peer review panel's discussion of its draft ATO 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, ATO, Chemicals, Flame retardant 
synergist. Peer review, Risk assessments.


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    Dated: October 31, 2013.
Jeffrey T. Morris,
Acting Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. 2013-26846 Filed 11-5-13; 4:15 pm]
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