Access to Confidential Business Information by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 53143-53144 [2016-19124]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 155 / Thursday, August 11, 2016 / Notices For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8257; email address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of interest to all who manufacture, process, or distribute industrial chemicals. Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information? The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. II. What action is the agency taking? In July 2016, NIOSH requested access to certain materials, including TSCA CBI submitted to EPA. In a previous notice published in the Federal Register on August 18, 2006 (71 FR 47807) (FRL– 8087–7), EPA confirmed that NIOSH needed to have access to CBI under all sections of TSCA. EPA is issuing notice once again that NIOSH maintain access to TSCA information, including CBI, in order to meet its obligations to conduct special research, experiments, and demonstrations relating to occupational safety and health as are necessary to explore chemical related issues, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Aug 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 including those created by new technology in occupational safety and health. EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information under all sections of TSCA that the Agency will continue to provide NIOSH access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI under this agreement will take place at EPA Headquarters and the NIOSH Headquarters located at 1150 Tusculum Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226–1998. Clearance for access to TSCA CBI under this arrangement may continue until terminated by either party. NIOSH personnel were briefed on appropriate security procedures before they were permitted access to the CBI. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq. Dated: July 28, 2016. Pamela S. Myrick, Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 2016–19121 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–9949–41] Access to Confidential Business Information by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has authorized the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). This is a renewal of a previous authorization. DATES: Access to the confidential data submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA continues as a result of an ongoing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CPSC and the EPA dated September 23, 1986, which granted CPSC immediate access to all sections of the TSCA CBI. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8257; email address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53143 For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of interest to all who manufacture, process, or distribute industrial chemicals. Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information? The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. II. What action is the Agency taking? Under a MOU dated September 23, 1986, the CPSC agreed to EPA procedures governing access to CBI submitted to EPA under TSCA. In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(h), EPA has determined that CPSC requires access to CBI submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA to perform successfully their responsibilities under the Consumer Product Safety Act and TSCA. CPSC’s personnel are given access to information submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA. Some of the information is claimed or determined to be CBI. Under terms of the MOU, CPSC is not required to renew its access to TSCA CBI. EPA publishes this notice to the public from time to time to reiterate and confirm that access to TSCA CBI has been granted to another federal agency. In a previous notice published in the Federal Register on November 16, 2011 (76 FR 71018) (FRL–9327–5), EPA E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 53144 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 155 / Thursday, August 11, 2016 / Notices confirmed that CPSC continues to have access to CBI under all sections of TSCA. EPA is issuing notice once again to confirm that CPSC maintains access under the existing MOU. EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information under all sections of TSCA that EPA provides the CPSC access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI under this MOU will take place at EPA Headquarters and CPSC’s 5 Research Drive, Rockville, Maryland, site in accordance with EPA’s TSCA CBI Protection Manual. CPSC personnel are required to sign nondisclosure agreements and are briefed on appropriate security procedures before they are permitted access to TSCA CBI. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq. Dated: July 28, 2016. Pamela S. Myrick, Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 2016–19124 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–9949–62] Access to Confidential Business Information by Battelle Memorial Institute Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) of Columbus, OH, to access information which has been submitted to EPA under sections 4, 5, 6, 8(a), 11 and 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). DATES: Access to the confidential data occurred on or about July 14, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8257; email address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Aug 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 EPA Headquarters and BMI’s site located in Columbus, OH, in accordance A. Does this action apply to me? with EPA’s TSCA CBI Protection This action is directed to the public Manual. in general. This action may, however, be Access to TSCA data, including CBI, of interest to all who manufacture, will continue until June 12, 2021. If the process, or distribute industrial contract is extended, this access will chemicals. Since other entities may also also continue for the duration of the be interested, the Agency has not extended contract without further attempted to describe all the specific notice. entities that may be affected by this BMI personnel have signed action. nondisclosure agreements and were B. How can I get copies of this document briefed on appropriate security procedures before they are permitted and other related information? access to TSCA CBI. The docket for this action, identified Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq. by docket identification (ID) number Dated: July 28, 2016. EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004 is available Pamela S. Myrick, at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency [FR Doc. 2016–19126 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William BILLING CODE 6560–50–P Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday COMMISSION through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the [OMB 3060–0110] Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, Information Collection Being Reviewed and the telephone number for the OPPT by the Federal Communications Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review Commission the visitor instructions and additional AGENCY: Federal Communications information about the docket available Commission. at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. ACTION: Notice and request for II. What action is the agency taking? comments. Under EPA contract number EP–W– SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort 16–017, contractor BMI of 505 King to reduce paperwork burdens, and as Avenue, Columbus, OH, is assisting the required by the Paperwork Reduction Office of Pollution Prevention and Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501– Toxics (OPPT) by providing statistical 3520), the Federal Communications and technical support for the Commission (FCC or the Commission) assessment of Toxics Substances. They invites the general public and other are also providing statistical, mathematical, field data collection, and Federal agencies to take this technical analysis support and planning opportunity to comment on the following information collection. for OPPT programs such as Lead Comments are requested concerning: Programs and other technology and Whether the proposed collection of exposure related studies. In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), information is necessary for the proper EPA has determined that under EPA performance of the functions of the contract number EP–W–16–017, BMI Commission, including whether the required access to CBI submitted to EPA information shall have practical utility; under section(s) 4, 5, 6, 8(a), 11 and 21 the accuracy of the Commission’s of TSCA to perform successfully the burden estimate; ways to enhance the duties specified under the contract. BMI quality, utility, and clarity of the personnel were given access to information collected; ways to minimize information submitted to EPA under the burden of the collection of sections 4, 5, 6, 8(a), 11 and 21 of TSCA. information on the respondents, Some of the information may be claimed including the use of automated or determined to be CBI. collection techniques or other forms of EPA is issuing this notice to inform information technology; and ways to all submitters of information under further reduce the information sections 4, 5, 6, 8(a), 11 and 21 of TSCA collection burden on small business that EPA has provided BMI access to concerns with fewer than 25 employees. these CBI materials on a need-to-know The FCC may not conduct or sponsor basis only. All access to TSCA CBI a collection of information unless it under this contract is taking place at displays a currently valid control I. General Information PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 155 (Thursday, August 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53143-53144]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19124]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004; FRL-9949-41]


Access to Confidential Business Information by the U.S. Consumer 
Product Safety Commission

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has authorized the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 
(CPSC), to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all 
sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the 
information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business 
Information (CBI). This is a renewal of a previous authorization.

DATES: Access to the confidential data submitted to EPA under all 
sections of TSCA continues as a result of an ongoing Memorandum of 
Understanding (MOU) between CPSC and the EPA dated September 23, 1986, 
which granted CPSC immediate access to all sections of the TSCA CBI.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental 
Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8257; email 
address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov.
    For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 
422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 
554-1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, 
however, be of interest to all who manufacture, process, or distribute 
industrial chemicals. Since other entities may also be interested, the 
Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may 
be affected by this action.

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

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics 
Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center 
(EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal 
holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 
566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566-
0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information 
about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

II. What action is the Agency taking?

    Under a MOU dated September 23, 1986, the CPSC agreed to EPA 
procedures governing access to CBI submitted to EPA under TSCA.
    In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(h), EPA has determined that CPSC 
requires access to CBI submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA to 
perform successfully their responsibilities under the Consumer Product 
Safety Act and TSCA. CPSC's personnel are given access to information 
submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA. Some of the information is 
claimed or determined to be CBI.
    Under terms of the MOU, CPSC is not required to renew its access to 
TSCA CBI. EPA publishes this notice to the public from time to time to 
reiterate and confirm that access to TSCA CBI has been granted to 
another federal agency. In a previous notice published in the Federal 
Register on November 16, 2011 (76 FR 71018) (FRL-9327-5), EPA

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confirmed that CPSC continues to have access to CBI under all sections 
of TSCA. EPA is issuing notice once again to confirm that CPSC 
maintains access under the existing MOU.
    EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information 
under all sections of TSCA that EPA provides the CPSC access to these 
CBI materials on a need-to-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI 
under this MOU will take place at EPA Headquarters and CPSC's 5 
Research Drive, Rockville, Maryland, site in accordance with EPA's TSCA 
CBI Protection Manual.
    CPSC personnel are required to sign nondisclosure agreements and 
are briefed on appropriate security procedures before they are 
permitted access to TSCA CBI.

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.

    Dated: July 28, 2016.
Pamela S. Myrick,
Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution 
Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. 2016-19124 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
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