Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA's Draft Trimethylbenzenes Assessment, 78428-78429 [2014-30604]

Download as PDF 78428 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2008–0719; FRL–9921–05– OW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Effluent Guidelines and Standards for the Airport Deicing Category Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Effluent Guidelines and Standards for the Airport Deicing Category’’ (EPA ICR No. 2326.02, OMB Control No. 2040– 0285) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through 03/31/2015. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OW–2008–0719, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to ow-docket@ epa.gov (Identify Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–OW–2008–0719 in the subject line), or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarita Hoyt, State and Regional Branch, Water Permits Division, OWM Mail Code: 4203M, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564–1471; email address: hoyt.sarita@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/ dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: This draft ICR calculates the burden and costs associated with information collection and reporting activities required by EPA’s Effluent Limitations Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for the Airport Deicing Category (40 CFR part 449.10 and 449.20). Respondents affected by this information collection request are covered by either EPA’s Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP), an equivalent state stormwater general permit, or an individual stormwater permit, and the NPDES permitting authorities receive, process, and review permit applications, and Notices of Intent (NOIs). Permitting authorities will also process and review certifications of non-use of urea-based deicers, and monitoring data as applicable. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: The respondents affected by this information collection request are commercial PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 airports with at least 1,000 annual nonpropeller aircraft departures. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 449.10 and 449.20). Estimated number of respondents: 198 (total). Frequency of response: Annual. Total estimated burden: 198 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $6,534 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in Estimates: The above estimates reflect what is currently approved by OMB and they will be updated in the final ICR submission to OMB. EPA expects that there will be little or no change in the burden. The basis for these estimates is provided in the supporting statement. Dated: December 18, 2014. Sheila E. Frace, Acting Director, Office of Wastewater Management. [FR Doc. 2014–30518 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9920–94–OA] Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA’s Draft Trimethylbenzenes Assessment Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of the Draft Trimethylbenzenes Assessment (CAAC– TMB Panel) to reach consensus on it draft peer review of EPA’s draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes (August 2013 Revised External Review Draft). DATES: The public teleconference will be held on Thursday, January 29, 2015. The teleconference will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Location: The teleconference will be conducted by telephone only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public who wants further information concerning the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices teleconference may contact Mr. Thomas Carpenter, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board (1400R), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460; via telephone/voice mail (202) 564–4885; fax (202) 565–2098; or email at carpenter.thomas@epa.gov. General information concerning the SAB can be found on the SAB Web site at http:// www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App., notice is hereby given that the SAB CAAC–TMB Panel will hold a public teleconference to reach consensus on its draft report on the IRIS Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes (August 2013 Revised External Review Draft) and enhancements the agency is implementing to the IRIS program. 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. The SAB CAAC–TMB Panel held a public meeting on June 17–19, 2014. The purpose of that meeting was to receive a briefing on the EPA’s enhancements to the IRIS Program and to develop responses to the peer review charge on the agency’s draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes (August 2013 Revised External Review Draft). The SAB CAAC TMB Panel held teleconferences on November 5 and 7, 2014, to discuss and revise its draft report. The purpose of this public teleconference is for the Panel to reach consensus on a draft report entitled Science Advisory Board Review of the IRIS Draft (12/22/2014) Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes. Availability of Meeting Materials: Additional background on this SAB activity, the teleconference agenda, draft panel report, and other materials for the teleconferences will be posted on the SAB Web site at http:// yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/ fedrgstr_activites/IRIS%20 Trimethylbenzenes?OpenDocument. Procedures for Providing Public Input: Public comment for consideration by EPA’s federal advisory committees and panels has a different purpose from public comment provided to EPA program offices. Therefore, the process VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 for submitting comments to a federal advisory committee is different from the process used to submit comments to an EPA program office. Federal advisory committees and panels, including scientific advisory committees, provide independent advice to the EPA. Members of the public can submit relevant comments pertaining to the group conducting this SAB activity or the meeting materials. Input from the public to the SAB will have the most impact if it consists of comments that provide specific scientific or technical information or analysis for the SAB to consider. Members of the public wishing to provide comment should contact the Mr. Thomas Carpenter at the contact information provided above. Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation at a public teleconference will be limited to three minutes per speaker. To be placed on the list of registered speakers for the January 29, 2015, teleconference, interested parties should notify Mr. Thomas Carpenter, DFO, by email no later than January 21, 2015. Written Statements: Written statements to be provided to the panel for the teleconference should be provided to the DFO, preferably via email, by January 29, 2015. It is the SAB Staff Office general policy to post written comments on the Web page for the advisory meeting or teleconference. Submitters are requested to provide an unsigned version of each document because the SAB Staff Office does not publish documents with signatures on its Web sites. Members of the public should be aware that their personal contact information, if included in any written comments, may be posted to the SAB Web site. Copyrighted material will not be posted without explicit permission of the copyright holder. Accessibility: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Mr. Carpenter at the phone number or email address noted above, preferably at least ten days prior to the teleconference, to give the EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: December 18, 2014. Thomas H. Brennan, Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 2014–30604 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78429 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9921–06–Region 3] Tentative Approval and Solicitation of Request for a Public Hearing for Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of tentative approval and solicitation of requests for a public hearing. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the provision of Section 1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended, and the requirements governing the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation, 40 CFR part 142, that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is revising its approved Public Water System Supervision Program. The Commonwealth has adopted the Lead and Copper Rule Short Term Revisions which will provide for better public health protection by reducing potential reproductive and developmental health risks from lead. The Commonwealth also revised its regulations for issuing variances and exemptions. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that these revisions are no less stringent than the corresponding Federal regulations. EPA is taking action to tentatively approve these program revisions. All interested parties are invited to submit written comments on this determination and may request a public hearing. DATES: Comments or a request for a public hearing must be submitted by January 29, 2015. This determination shall become effective on January 29, 2015 if no timely and appropriate request for a hearing is received and the Regional Administrator does not elect on his own to hold a hearing, and if no comments are received which cause EPA to modify its tentative approval. ADDRESSES: Comments or a request for a public hearing must be submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103–2029. Comments may also be submitted electronically to Moran.Kelly@epa.gov. All documents relating to this determination are available for inspection between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the following offices: • Drinking Water Branch (3WP21), Water Protection Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9920-94-OA]


Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory 
Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review 
of EPA's Draft Trimethylbenzenes Assessment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory 
Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB 
Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of the 
Draft Trimethylbenzenes Assessment (CAAC-TMB Panel) to reach consensus 
on it draft peer review of EPA's draft Integrated Risk Information 
System (IRIS) Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes (August 2013 
Revised External Review Draft).

DATES: The public teleconference will be held on Thursday, January 29, 
2015. The teleconference will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
(Eastern Standard Time).
    Location: The teleconference will be conducted by telephone only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public who wants 
further information concerning the

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teleconference may contact Mr. Thomas Carpenter, Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO), EPA Science Advisory Board (1400R), U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460; 
via telephone/voice mail (202) 564-4885; fax (202) 565-2098; or email 
at carpenter.thomas@epa.gov. General information concerning the SAB can 
be found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
as amended, 5 U.S.C., App., notice is hereby given that the SAB CAAC-
TMB Panel will hold a public teleconference to reach consensus on its 
draft report on the IRIS Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes 
(August 2013 Revised External Review Draft) and enhancements the agency 
is implementing to the IRIS program.
    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.
    The SAB CAAC-TMB Panel held a public meeting on June 17-19, 2014. 
The purpose of that meeting was to receive a briefing on the EPA's 
enhancements to the IRIS Program and to develop responses to the peer 
review charge on the agency's draft IRIS Toxicological Review of 
Trimethylbenzenes (August 2013 Revised External Review Draft). The SAB 
CAAC TMB Panel held teleconferences on November 5 and 7, 2014, to 
discuss and revise its draft report. The purpose of this public 
teleconference is for the Panel to reach consensus on a draft report 
entitled Science Advisory Board Review of the IRIS Draft (12/22/2014) 
Toxicological Review of Trimethylbenzenes.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: Additional background on this 
SAB activity, the teleconference agenda, draft panel report, and other 
materials for the teleconferences will be posted on the SAB Web site at 
http://yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/fedrgstr_activites/IRIS%20Trimethylbenzenes?OpenDocument.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Public comment for 
consideration by EPA's federal advisory committees and panels has a 
different purpose from public comment provided to EPA program offices. 
Therefore, the process for submitting comments to a federal advisory 
committee is different from the process used to submit comments to an 
EPA program office. Federal advisory committees and panels, including 
scientific advisory committees, provide independent advice to the EPA. 
Members of the public can submit relevant comments pertaining to the 
group conducting this SAB activity or the meeting materials. Input from 
the public to the SAB will have the most impact if it consists of 
comments that provide specific scientific or technical information or 
analysis for the SAB to consider. Members of the public wishing to 
provide comment should contact the Mr. Thomas Carpenter at the contact 
information provided above.
    Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an 
oral presentation at a public teleconference will be limited to three 
minutes per speaker. To be placed on the list of registered speakers 
for the January 29, 2015, teleconference, interested parties should 
notify Mr. Thomas Carpenter, DFO, by email no later than January 21, 
2015.
    Written Statements: Written statements to be provided to the panel 
for the teleconference should be provided to the DFO, preferably via 
email, by January 29, 2015. It is the SAB Staff Office general policy 
to post written comments on the Web page for the advisory meeting or 
teleconference. Submitters are requested to provide an unsigned version 
of each document because the SAB Staff Office does not publish 
documents with signatures on its Web sites. Members of the public 
should be aware that their personal contact information, if included in 
any written comments, may be posted to the SAB Web site. Copyrighted 
material will not be posted without explicit permission of the 
copyright holder.
    Accessibility: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Mr. Carpenter at the 
phone number or email address noted above, preferably at least ten days 
prior to the teleconference, to give the EPA as much time as possible 
to process your request.

    Dated: December 18, 2014.
Thomas H. Brennan,
Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. 2014-30604 Filed 12-29-14; 8:45 am]
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