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Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 148 / Friday, August 1, 2014 / Notices necessary resources to respond to an oil spill in a timely manner. If implemented effectively, the FRP will reduce the impact and severity of oil spills and may prevent spills because of the identification of risks at the facility. Although the owner or operator is the primary data user, EPA also uses the data in certain situations to ensure that facilities comply with the regulation and to help allocate response resources. State and local governments may use the data, which are not generally available elsewhere and can greatly assist local emergency preparedness planning efforts. The EPA reviews all submitted FRPs and must approve FRPs for those facilities whose discharges may cause significant and substantial harm to the environment in order to ensure that facilities believed to pose the highest risk have planned for adequate resources and procedures to respond to a spill. (See 40 CFR 112.20(f)(3) for further information about the criteria for significant and substantial harm.) None of the information collected under the FRP rule is believed to be confidential. One of the criteria necessary for information to be classified as confidential (40 CFR 2.208) is that a business must show that it has previously taken reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of the information and that it intends to continue to take such measures. The EPA has provided no assurances of confidentiality to facility owners or operators when they file their FRPs. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: Entities potentially affected by this action are the owner or operator of a facility that is required to have a spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) plan under the Oil Pollution Prevention regulation (40 CFR part 112) and that could cause substantial harm to the environment must prepare and submit to EPA an FRP. The criteria for a substantial harm facility include: (1) The facility transfers oil over water to or from a vessel and has a total storage capacity of greater than or equal to 42,000 gallons; or (2) the facility’s total oil storage capacity is greater than or equal to one million gallons and one or more of the following harm factors are met: Insufficient secondary containment; proximity to fish and wildlife and sensitive environments; a discharge of oil could shut down a drinking water intake; the facility experienced a reportable oil discharge of 10,000 gallons or more in last 5 years; or other factors considered by the Regional Administrator. (See 40 CFR 112.20(b)(1) and (f) for further VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:09 Jul 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 information about the criteria for substantial harm.) Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory under section 311(j)(5) of the Clean Water Act, as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. Estimated number of respondents: 22,966 (total). Frequency of response: Less than once per year. Total estimated burden: 455,743 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost (with overhead): $17,630,700 (per year), includes $14,763 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in estimates: The EPA estimates that there is slight reduction in the hours of total estimated respondent burden (approximate reduction of 7,676 hours) compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. This estimate is based on EPA’s current inventory of facilities that have submitted and are maintaining an FRP as per 40 CFR part 112 versus the projected inventory. The EPA has not amended the FRP regulation since the last ICR renewal that would affect the per-facility burden. The EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. Dated: July 28, 2014. Lawrence M. Stanton, Office Director, Office of Emergency Management. [FR Doc. 2014–18194 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 07/21/2014 Through 07/25/2014 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: http:// www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ eisdata.html. EIS No. 20140202, Final EIS, NPS, MD, Antietam National Battlefield, Monocacy National Battlefield, Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Manassas National Battlefield Park, Final White-tailed Deer Management Plan, Review Period Ends: 09/03/ 2014, Contact: Tracy Atkins 303–969– 2325. 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EIS No. 20140209, Draft EIS, USACE, CA, San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project, Comment Period Ends: 09/29/2014, Contact: Meris BantilanSmith 760–602–4836. Dated: July 29, 2014. Cliff Rader, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2014–18272 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P [ER–FRL–9016–2] PO 00000 44769 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD–2014–0564; FRL–9914–72– ORD] Human Studies Review Board; Notification of a Public Webinar/ Teleconference Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of the Science Advisor announces a public Webinar/ teleconference of the Human Studies Review Board (HSRB) to discuss its draft report on the HSRB meeting held August 15, 2014. DATES: The Webinar/teleconference will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 44770 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 148 / Friday, August 1, 2014 / Notices from approximately 2:00 p.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Comments may be submitted on or before Friday, August 8, 2014. Information regarding the HSRB final meeting report will be found at http:// www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb and http:// www.regulations.gov or from the persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Webcast: This meeting may be webcast. Please refer to the HSRB Web site http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb for information on how to access the webcast. If difficulties arise resulting in webcasting outages, the meeting will continue as planned. ADDRESSES: Submit your written comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2014–0564, by one of the following methods: Internet: http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the Web site instructions for submitting comments. Email: ORD.Docket@epa.gov. Mail: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center EPA/DC, ORD Docket, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. Hand Delivery: The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is located in the EPA Headquarters Library, Room Number 3334 in the EPA West Building, located at 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. The Reading Room’s hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. Please call (202) 566–1744 or email the ORD Docket at ord.docket@ epa.gov for instructions. Updates to Public Reading Room access are available online at http://www.epa.gov/ epahome/dockets.htm. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2014– 0564. The Agency’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public 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 or other information the disclosure of which is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http:// www.regulations.gov or email. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means the EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an email comment directly to the EPA without VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:09 Jul 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 going through http:// www.regulations.gov, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, the EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comments and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If the EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, the EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any members of the public who wish to receive further information about this Webinar/Teleconference should contact Jim Downing at telephone number (202) 564–2468; fax (202) 564–2070; email address downing.jim@epa.gov; mailing address Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Science Advisor, Mail Code 8105R, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information concerning the HSRB can be found on the EPA Web site at http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Location: The meeting will take place via the Internet and telephone only. Access information can be found on the HSRB Web site: http://www.epa.gov/ osa/hsrb/ or by contacting the persons listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice. Meeting access: For detailed information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Jim Downing at least ten business days prior to the meeting using the information under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Procedures for providing public input: Interested members of the public may submit relevant written or oral comments for the HSRB to consider during the advisory process. Additional information concerning submission of relevant written or oral comments is provided in Section I, ‘‘Public Meeting,’’ under subsection D, ‘‘How may I participate in this meeting?’’ of this notice. I. Public Meeting A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of particular interest to persons who conduct or assess human studies, PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 especially studies on substances regulated by the EPA, or to persons who are, or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Since other entities may also be interested, the EPA has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult Jim Downing listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How can I access electronic copies of this document and other related information? You may use http:// www.regulations.gov, or you may access this Federal Register document via the EPA’s internet site under the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/ fedrgstr. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the ORD Docket, EPA/DC Public Reading Room. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is located in the EPA Headquarters Library, Room Number 3334 in the EPA West Building, located at 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460; its hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. Please call (202) 566–1744, or email the ORD Docket at ord.docket@epa.gov for instructions. Updates regarding the Public Reading Room access are available at http://www.epa.gov/ epahome/dockets.htm. C. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for the EPA? You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your comments: 1. Explain your views as clearly as possible. 2. Describe any assumptions that you used. 3. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data used that support your views. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 148 / Friday, August 1, 2014 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 4. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and suggest alternatives. 5. To ensure proper receipt by the EPA, be sure to identify the docket ID number assigned to this action in the subject line on the first page of your response. You may also provide the name, date and Federal Register citation. D. How may I participate in this meeting? You may participate by providing comments in this meeting by following the instructions in this section. To ensure proper receipt of your comments by the EPA, it is imperative that you identify Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD– 2014–0564 in the subject line on the first page of your request. 1. Oral comments. Requests to present oral comments will be accepted up to and including Friday, August 8, 2014. To the extent that time permits, interested persons who have not preregistered may be permitted by the Chair of the HSRB to present oral comments during the meeting. Each individual or group wishing to make brief oral comments to the HSRB is strongly advised to submit their request (preferably via email) to Jim Downing under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than noon, Eastern Time, Friday, August 8, 2014, in order to be included on the meeting agenda and to provide sufficient time for the HSRB Chair and HSRB Designated Federal Official to review the meeting agenda to provide an appropriate public comment period. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation and the organization (if any) the individual will represent. Oral comments before the HSRB are generally limited to five minutes per individual or organization. Please note that this includes all individuals appearing either as part of, or on behalf of, an organization. While it is our intent to hear a full range of oral comments on the science and ethics issues under discussion, it is not our intent to permit organizations to expand the time limitations by having numerous individuals sign up separately to speak on their behalf. If additional time is available, further public comments may be possible. 2. Written comments. Please submit written comments prior to the meeting. For the HSRB to have the best opportunity to review and consider your comments as it deliberates on its report, you should submit your comments at least five business days prior to the beginning of this teleconference. If you submit comments after this date, those VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:09 Jul 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 44771 comments will be provided to the Board members, but you should recognize that the Board members may not have adequate time to consider those comments prior to making a decision. Thus, if you plan to submit written comments, the Agency strongly encourages you to submit such comments no later than noon, Eastern Time, Friday, August 8, 2014. You should submit your comments using the instructions in Section I, under subsection C, ‘‘What should I consider as I prepare my comments for the EPA?’’ In addition, the EPA also requests that persons submitting comments directly to the docket also provide a copy of their comments to Jim Downing listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. There is no limit on the length of written comments for consideration by the HSRB. www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb/ and http:// www.regulations.gov. In addition, information regarding the HSRB final meeting report will be found at http:// www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb and http:// www.regulations.gov or from the persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. E. Background The HSRB is a Federal advisory committee operating in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 5 U.S.C. App. 2 Section 9. The HSRB provides advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA on issues related to scientific and ethical aspects of human subjects research. The major objectives of the HSRB are to provide advice and recommendations on: (1) Research proposals and protocols; (2) reports of completed research with human subjects; and (3) how to strengthen the EPA’s programs for protection of human subjects of research. The HSRB reports to the EPA Administrator through the EPA Science Advisor. 1. Topics for Discussion. The HSRB will be reviewing its draft report from the June 11, 2014 HSRB meeting. The HSRB may also discuss planning for future HSRB meetings. Background on the June 11, 2014 HSRB meeting can be found at the HSRB Web site: http:// www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb. The June 11, 2014 meeting draft report is available. You may obtain electronic copies of this document, and certain other related documents that might be available electronically, from regulations.gov and the HSRB Web site at http:// www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb. For questions on document availability or if you do not have internet access, consult the persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 2. Meeting minutes and reports. Minutes of the meeting, summarizing the matters discussed and recommendations, if any, made by the advisory committee regarding such matters, will be released within 90 calendar days of the meeting. Such minutes will be available at http:// AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 28, 2014. Robert Kavlock, Interim Science Advisor. [FR Doc. 2014–18221 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Human Studies Review Board; Notification of a Public Webinar/
Teleconference

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of the 
Science Advisor announces a public Webinar/teleconference of the Human 
Studies Review Board (HSRB) to discuss its draft report on the HSRB 
meeting held August 15, 2014.

DATES: The Webinar/teleconference will be held on Friday, August 15, 
2014,

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from approximately 2:00 p.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 
Comments may be submitted on or before Friday, August 8, 2014. 
Information regarding the HSRB final meeting report will be found at 
http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb and http://www.regulations.gov or from the 
persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    Webcast: This meeting may be webcast. Please refer to the HSRB Web 
site http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb for information on how to access the 
webcast. If difficulties arise resulting in webcasting outages, the 
meeting will continue as planned.

ADDRESSES: Submit your written comments, identified by Docket ID No. 
EPA-HQ-ORD-2014-0564, by one of the following methods:
    Internet: http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the Web site 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: ORD.Docket@epa.gov.
    Mail: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center EPA/DC, 
ORD Docket, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20460.
    Hand Delivery: The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is located in the EPA 
Headquarters Library, Room Number 3334 in the EPA West Building, 
located at 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. The 
Reading Room's hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern 
Time, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. Please call 
(202) 566-1744 or email the ORD Docket at ord.docket@epa.gov for 
instructions. Updates to Public Reading Room access are available 
online at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2014-0564. The Agency's policy is that all comments received will be 
included in the public 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 or other information the 
disclosure of which is restricted by statute. Do not submit information 
that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http://www.regulations.gov or email. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site 
is an ``anonymous access'' system, which means the EPA will not know 
your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body 
of your comment. If you send an email comment directly to the EPA 
without going through http://www.regulations.gov, your email address 
will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that 
is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If 
you submit an electronic comment, the EPA recommends that you include 
your name and other contact information in the body of your comments 
and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If the EPA cannot read your 
comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for 
clarification, the EPA may not be able to consider your comment. 
Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form 
of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any members of the public who wish to 
receive further information about this Webinar/Teleconference should 
contact Jim Downing at telephone number (202) 564-2468; fax (202) 564-
2070; email address downing.jim@epa.gov; mailing address Environmental 
Protection Agency, Office of the Science Advisor, Mail Code 8105R, 1200 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information 
concerning the HSRB can be found on the EPA Web site at http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Location: The meeting will take place via the Internet and 
telephone only. Access information can be found on the HSRB Web site: 
http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb/ or by contacting the persons listed under 
the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice.
    Meeting access: For detailed information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Jim Downing at least ten 
business days prior to the meeting using the information under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, so that appropriate arrangements can be 
made.
    Procedures for providing public input: Interested members of the 
public may submit relevant written or oral comments for the HSRB to 
consider during the advisory process. Additional information concerning 
submission of relevant written or oral comments is provided in Section 
I, ``Public Meeting,'' under subsection D, ``How may I participate in 
this meeting?'' of this notice.

I. Public Meeting

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, 
however, be of particular interest to persons who conduct or assess 
human studies, especially studies on substances regulated by the EPA, 
or to persons who are, or may be required to conduct testing of 
chemical substances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act or 
the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Since other 
entities may also be interested, the EPA has not attempted to describe 
all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you 
have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a 
particular entity, consult Jim Downing listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How can I access electronic copies of this document and other 
related information?

    You may use http://www.regulations.gov, or you may access this 
Federal Register document via the EPA's internet site under the Federal 
Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.
    Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some 
information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such 
as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. 
Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically 
at http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the ORD Docket, EPA/DC 
Public Reading Room. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is located in the 
EPA Headquarters Library, Room Number 3334 in the EPA West Building, 
located at 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460; its 
hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday 
through Friday, excluding federal holidays. Please call (202) 566-1744, 
or email the ORD Docket at ord.docket@epa.gov for instructions. Updates 
regarding the Public Reading Room access are available at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.

C. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for the EPA?

    You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your 
comments:
    1. Explain your views as clearly as possible.
    2. Describe any assumptions that you used.
    3. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data used 
that support your views.

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    4. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and 
suggest alternatives.
    5. To ensure proper receipt by the EPA, be sure to identify the 
docket ID number assigned to this action in the subject line on the 
first page of your response. You may also provide the name, date and 
Federal Register citation.

D. How may I participate in this meeting?

    You may participate by providing comments in this meeting by 
following the instructions in this section. To ensure proper receipt of 
your comments by the EPA, it is imperative that you identify Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2014-0564 in the subject line on the first page of your 
request.
    1. Oral comments. Requests to present oral comments will be 
accepted up to and including Friday, August 8, 2014. To the extent that 
time permits, interested persons who have not pre-registered may be 
permitted by the Chair of the HSRB to present oral comments during the 
meeting. Each individual or group wishing to make brief oral comments 
to the HSRB is strongly advised to submit their request (preferably via 
email) to Jim Downing under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later 
than noon, Eastern Time, Friday, August 8, 2014, in order to be 
included on the meeting agenda and to provide sufficient time for the 
HSRB Chair and HSRB Designated Federal Official to review the meeting 
agenda to provide an appropriate public comment period. The request 
should identify the name of the individual making the presentation and 
the organization (if any) the individual will represent. Oral comments 
before the HSRB are generally limited to five minutes per individual or 
organization. Please note that this includes all individuals appearing 
either as part of, or on behalf of, an organization. While it is our 
intent to hear a full range of oral comments on the science and ethics 
issues under discussion, it is not our intent to permit organizations 
to expand the time limitations by having numerous individuals sign up 
separately to speak on their behalf. If additional time is available, 
further public comments may be possible.
    2. Written comments. Please submit written comments prior to the 
meeting. For the HSRB to have the best opportunity to review and 
consider your comments as it deliberates on its report, you should 
submit your comments at least five business days prior to the beginning 
of this teleconference. If you submit comments after this date, those 
comments will be provided to the Board members, but you should 
recognize that the Board members may not have adequate time to consider 
those comments prior to making a decision. Thus, if you plan to submit 
written comments, the Agency strongly encourages you to submit such 
comments no later than noon, Eastern Time, Friday, August 8, 2014. You 
should submit your comments using the instructions in Section I, under 
subsection C, ``What should I consider as I prepare my comments for the 
EPA?'' In addition, the EPA also requests that persons submitting 
comments directly to the docket also provide a copy of their comments 
to Jim Downing listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. There is 
no limit on the length of written comments for consideration by the 
HSRB.

E. Background

    The HSRB is a Federal advisory committee operating in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 5 U.S.C. App. 2 Section 9. The 
HSRB provides advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA on 
issues related to scientific and ethical aspects of human subjects 
research. The major objectives of the HSRB are to provide advice and 
recommendations on: (1) Research proposals and protocols; (2) reports 
of completed research with human subjects; and (3) how to strengthen 
the EPA's programs for protection of human subjects of research. The 
HSRB reports to the EPA Administrator through the EPA Science Advisor.
    1. Topics for Discussion. The HSRB will be reviewing its draft 
report from the June 11, 2014 HSRB meeting. The HSRB may also discuss 
planning for future HSRB meetings. Background on the June 11, 2014 HSRB 
meeting can be found at the HSRB Web site: http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb. 
The June 11, 2014 meeting draft report is available. You may obtain 
electronic copies of this document, and certain other related documents 
that might be available electronically, from regulations.gov and the 
HSRB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb. For questions on document 
availability or if you do not have internet access, consult the persons 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    2. Meeting minutes and reports. Minutes of the meeting, summarizing 
the matters discussed and recommendations, if any, made by the advisory 
committee regarding such matters, will be released within 90 calendar 
days of the meeting. Such minutes will be available at http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb/ and http://www.regulations.gov. In addition, 
information regarding the HSRB final meeting report will be found at 
http://www.epa.gov/osa/hsrb and http://www.regulations.gov or from the 
persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

    Dated: July 28, 2014.
Robert Kavlock,
Interim Science Advisor.
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