Access to Confidential Business Information by Battelle Memorial Institute, 53144 [2016-19126]

Download as PDF 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]
[Page 53144]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19126]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004; FRL-9949-62]


Access to Confidential Business Information by Battelle Memorial 
Institute

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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:

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 EPA contract number EP-W-16-017, contractor BMI of 505 King 
Avenue, Columbus, OH, is assisting the Office of Pollution Prevention 
and Toxics (OPPT) by providing statistical and technical support for 
the assessment of Toxics Substances. They are also providing 
statistical, mathematical, field data collection, and technical 
analysis support and planning for OPPT programs such as Lead Programs 
and other technology and exposure related studies.
    In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under 
EPA contract number EP-W-16-017, BMI required access to CBI submitted 
to EPA under section(s) 4, 5, 6, 8(a), 11 and 21 of TSCA to perform 
successfully the duties specified under the contract. BMI personnel 
were given access to information submitted to EPA under sections 4, 5, 
6, 8(a), 11 and 21 of TSCA. Some of the information may be claimed or 
determined to be CBI.
    EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information 
under sections 4, 5, 6, 8(a), 11 and 21 of TSCA that EPA has provided 
BMI access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis only. All 
access to TSCA CBI under this contract is taking place at EPA 
Headquarters and BMI's site located in Columbus, OH, in accordance with 
EPA's TSCA CBI Protection Manual.
    Access to TSCA data, including CBI, will continue until June 12, 
2021. If the contract is extended, this access will also continue for 
the duration of the extended contract without further notice.
    BMI personnel have signed nondisclosure agreements and were 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. 2016-19126 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
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