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The purpose of the NEJAC is to provide advice and recommendations to the Administrator about issues associated with integrating environmental justice concerns into EPA’s outreach activities, public policies, science, regulatory, enforcement, and compliance decisions. Inquiries may be directed to Matthew Tejada, NEJAC Designated Federal Officer, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., (Mail Code 2201A), Washington, DC 20460. Dated: August 4, 2016. Larry Starfield, Principal Deputy Assistants Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. [FR Doc. 2016–22220 Filed 9–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9952–14–OA] Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for nominations to the Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee. AGENCY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations from a range of qualified candidates for consideration for appointment to its Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC). The EPA anticipates filling vacancies by March 1, 2017. The EPA may also use sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice to solicit nominees. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 179 / Thursday, September 15, 2016 / Notices Background: The Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 463. EPA established this Committee in 1997 to provide independent advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental issues affecting children’s health. The EPA Administrator appoints members for three-year terms with a cap on service at six years. The Committee meets 2–3 times annually and the average workload is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. EPA provides reimbursement for travel and other incidental expenses associated with official government business, but members must be able to cover expenses prior to reimbursement. The CHPAC is looking for representatives from the private sector, academia non-governmental organizations, public-health practitioners, pediatricians, obstetric professionals, occupational medicine practitioners and community nurses. We are also seeking representatives from environmental groups, health groups, health research, the fields of epidemiology and toxicology, and tribal, state, county and local government. We are looking for experience in children’s environmental health policy, research, and in specific issues such as lead poisoning and asthma, prenatal environmental exposures, chemical exposures, public health information tracking, knowledge of EPA regulation development, risk assessment, exposure assessment, tribal children’s environmental health and children’s environmental health disparities. The EPA encourages nominations from all racial and ethnic groups. The EPA will use the following criteria to evaluate nominees: —The ability of candidate to effectively contribute to discussions and provide useful recommendations on the following issues: Risk assessment, exposure assessment and children’s health; Air quality, both indoor and outdoor, regulations, policies, outreach and communication; Water quality, regulations, policies, outreach and communication; Prenatal exposures and health outcomes; Chemical exposures, pesticide exposures, health outcomes, policy and regulation; Asthma disparities and other environmental health disparities; Data and information collection issues; Lead, mercury and other heavy metal VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Sep 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 concerns for children’s health; Exposures that affect children’s health in homes, schools, and child care centers; Building capacity among health providers to prevent, diagnose and treat environmental health conditions in children. —The background and experience that would contribute to the diversity of perspectives on the committee (e.g., geographic, economic, social, cultural, educational, and other considerations). —Ability to volunteer time to attend meetings 2–3 times a year in Washington DC, participate in teleconference meetings, develop recommendations to the Administrator, and prepare reports and advice letters. Nominations must include: • Brief statement describing the nominee’s interest in serving on the CHPAC. • Short biography (no more than one page) describing the professional and educational qualifications, including a list of relevant activities, and any current or previous service on federal advisory committees. • Attestation that nominee is not a lobbyist. • Statement about the perspective and diversity the nominee brings to the committee. • Current contact information for the nominee, including the nominee’s name, organization (and position within that organization), current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number. • Candidates may self-nominate; one letter of support is welcome. Submit nominations by September 27, 2016 by email to EPA_CHPAC@icfi.com or mail to Martha Berger, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Children’s Health Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 1107T, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Martha Berger, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564– 2191 or berger.martha@epa.gov. Dated: September 6, 2016. Martha Berger, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–22124 Filed 9–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63479 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9952–40–OA] Notification of a Closed Teleconference of the Chartered Science Advisory Board Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office is announcing a teleconference of the Chartered SAB to conduct a review of a draft report of recommendations regarding the agency’s 2016 Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA). The Chartered SAB teleconference will be closed to the public. DATES: The Chartered SAB teleconference date is Thursday, October 11, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The Chartered SAB closed teleconference will take place via telephone only. General information about the SAB may be found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to obtain further information regarding this announcement may contact Mr. Thomas Carpenter, Designated Federal Officer, by telephone: (202) 564–4885 or email at carpenter.thomas@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and section (c)(6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), the EPA has determined that the chartered SAB quality review teleconference will be closed to the public. The purpose of the teleconference is for the chartered SAB to conduct a review of a draft SAB advisory report of recommendations regarding the agency’s 2016 STAA. The Chartered SAB teleconference will be closed to the public. Quality review is a key function of the chartered SAB. Draft reports prepared by SAB committees, panels, or work groups must be reviewed and approved by the chartered SAB before transmittal to the EPA Administrator. The chartered SAB makes a determination in a meeting consistent with FACA about all draft reports and determines whether the report is ready to be transmitted to the EPA Administrator. At the teleconference, the chartered SAB will conduct a review of draft report developed by an SAB committee SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 179 (Thursday, September 15, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63478-63479]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-22124]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Request for nominations to the Children's Health Protection 
Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites 
nominations from a range of qualified candidates for consideration for 
appointment to its Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee 
(CHPAC). The EPA anticipates filling vacancies by March 1, 2017. The 
EPA may also use sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice to 
solicit nominees.

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    Background: The Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee is 
chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 
92-463. EPA established this Committee in 1997 to provide independent 
advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental 
issues affecting children's health.
    The EPA Administrator appoints members for three-year terms with a 
cap on service at six years. The Committee meets 2-3 times annually and 
the average workload is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. EPA 
provides reimbursement for travel and other incidental expenses 
associated with official government business, but members must be able 
to cover expenses prior to reimbursement.
    The CHPAC is looking for representatives from the private sector, 
academia non-governmental organizations, public-health practitioners, 
pediatricians, obstetric professionals, occupational medicine 
practitioners and community nurses. We are also seeking representatives 
from environmental groups, health groups, health research, the fields 
of epidemiology and toxicology, and tribal, state, county and local 
government.
    We are looking for experience in children's environmental health 
policy, research, and in specific issues such as lead poisoning and 
asthma, prenatal environmental exposures, chemical exposures, public 
health information tracking, knowledge of EPA regulation development, 
risk assessment, exposure assessment, tribal children's environmental 
health and children's environmental health disparities. The EPA 
encourages nominations from all racial and ethnic groups.
    The EPA will use the following criteria to evaluate nominees:

--The ability of candidate to effectively contribute to discussions and 
provide useful recommendations on the following issues:
    Risk assessment, exposure assessment and children's health; Air 
quality, both indoor and outdoor, regulations, policies, outreach and 
communication;
    Water quality, regulations, policies, outreach and communication; 
Prenatal exposures and health outcomes;
    Chemical exposures, pesticide exposures, health outcomes, policy 
and regulation;
    Asthma disparities and other environmental health disparities; Data 
and information collection issues;
    Lead, mercury and other heavy metal concerns for children's health;
    Exposures that affect children's health in homes, schools, and 
child care centers;
    Building capacity among health providers to prevent, diagnose and 
treat environmental health conditions in children.
--The background and experience that would contribute to the diversity 
of perspectives on the committee (e.g., geographic, economic, social, 
cultural, educational, and other considerations).
--Ability to volunteer time to attend meetings 2-3 times a year in 
Washington DC, participate in teleconference meetings, develop 
recommendations to the Administrator, and prepare reports and advice 
letters.

    Nominations must include:
     Brief statement describing the nominee's interest in 
serving on the CHPAC.
     Short biography (no more than one page) describing the 
professional and educational qualifications, including a list of 
relevant activities, and any current or previous service on federal 
advisory committees.
     Attestation that nominee is not a lobbyist.
     Statement about the perspective and diversity the nominee 
brings to the committee.
     Current contact information for the nominee, including the 
nominee's name, organization (and position within that organization), 
current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number.
     Candidates may self-nominate; one letter of support is 
welcome.
    Submit nominations by September 27, 2016 by email to 
EPA_CHPAC@icfi.com or mail to Martha Berger, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Children's Health Protection, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, Mail Code 1107T, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20460.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Martha Berger, Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564-2191 or berger.martha@epa.gov.

    Dated: September 6, 2016.
Martha Berger,
Designated Federal Officer.
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