Board of Scientific Counselors Executive Committee; Notification of Public Teleconference and Public Comment, 71093 [2016-24916]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2016 / Notices [EPA–HQ–ORD–2015–0765; FRL–9954–23– OAR] Board of Scientific Counselors Executive Committee; Notification of Public Teleconference and Public Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notification of public teleconference and public comment. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hereby provides notice that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee will host a public teleconference convening on November 1, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary discussion will be on ORD’s Cross-Cutting Research Roadmaps: Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Nitrogen and Children’s Environmental Health. There will also be an update on social science and program evaluation. The public is invited to provide comment from 1:25 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. Eastern Time. For information on registering to participate on the teleconference or to provide public comment, please see the DATES and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION sections below. Due to a limited number of telephone lines, attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance registration is required. Registration for participating via teleconference closes October 28, 2016. The deadline to sign up to speak during the public comment period or to submit written public comment is October 28, 2016. DATES: The BOSC Executive Committee meeting will be held on November 1, 2016. All times noted are Eastern Time and are approximate. To participate on the teleconference you must register at the following site: https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/us-epa-boscexecutive-committee-teleconferenceregistration-25993266560. Once you have completed the online registration, you will be contacted and provided with the teleconference instructions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions or correspondence concerning the meeting should be directed to Tom Tracy, Designated Federal Officer, Environmental Protection Agency, by mail at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., MC 8104 R, Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at 202–564–6518; by fax at 202–565–2911; or via email at tracy.tom@epa.gov. rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Oct 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Charter of the BOSC states that the advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the Administrator on technical and management aspects of the ORD’s research program. Additional information about the BOSC is available at: http://www2.epa.gov/bosc. Members of the public who wish to provide oral comment during the meeting must preregister. Individuals or groups making remarks during the public comment period will be limited to five (5) minutes. To accommodate the number of people who want to address the BOSC Executive Committee, only one representative of a particular community, organization, or group will be allowed to speak. Written comments for the public meeting must be received by October 28, 2016, and will be included in the materials distributed to the BOSC Executive Committee prior to the meeting. Written comments should be sent to Tom Tracy, Environmental Protection Agency, via email at tracy.tom@epa.gov or by mail to 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., (MC 8104 R), Washington, DC 20460, or submitted through regulations.gov, Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2015–0765. Members of the public should be aware that their personal contact information, if included in any written comments, may be posted online at regulations.gov. Information about Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information about access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Tom Tracy no later than October 26, 2016, to give the Environmental Protection Agency sufficient time to process your request. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Dated: October 6, 2016. Fred S. Hauchman, Director, Office of Science Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–24916 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD –2015–0611; FRL–9954–12– ORD] Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC); Sustainable and Healthy Communities Subcommittee Meeting— November 2016 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notification of public meeting and public comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71093 and Development (ORD), gives notice that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Subcommittee will convene for a public meeting. Subcommittee deliberations will focus on Topic 3 of the ORD/SHC research program, which includes contaminated sites and sediments, environmental releases of oils and fuels, and sustainable materials management. Meeting documents are available for viewing and downloading at https:// www.epa.gov/bosc/sustainable-andhealthy-communities-subcommitteemeeting-documents. Members of the public are encouraged to attend, and preregistration is required. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 3, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.; and Friday, November 4, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. All times noted are Eastern Time. In-person attendees should preregister by October 25, 2016, using the Eventbrite Web site: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-epabosc-sustainable-and-healthycommunities-subcommittee-tickets27124114958. Requests for the draft agenda or for submitting written comments will be accepted up to one business day before the meeting. For additional information related to preregistering, the agenda, or providing comments, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the EPA’s Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center (AWBERC), 26 W. Martin Luther King Drive, Rooms 130/138, Cincinnati Ohio 45268. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer (DFO) via ´ mail at: Jace Cuje, Mail Code 8104R, Office of Science Policy, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; via phone/voice mail at: (202) 564–1795; via fax at: (202) 565– 2911; or via email at: cuje.jace@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BOSC was established by the EPA to provide advice, information, and recommendations regarding the ORD research programs. The BOSC is federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. Pursuant to FACA and EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the BOSC SHC Subcommittee will hold a public meeting to deliberate on ORD/SHC research program, Topic 3, which includes contaminated sites and E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 199 (Friday, October 14, 2016)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-ORD-2015-0765; FRL-9954-23-OAR]


Board of Scientific Counselors Executive Committee; Notification 
of Public Teleconference and Public Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notification of public teleconference and public comment.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-
463, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hereby provides notice 
that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee will 
host a public teleconference convening on November 1, 2016, from 1:00 
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary discussion will be on ORD's 
Cross-Cutting Research Roadmaps: Environmental Justice, Climate Change, 
Nitrogen and Children's Environmental Health. There will also be an 
update on social science and program evaluation. The public is invited 
to provide comment from 1:25 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. Eastern Time. For 
information on registering to participate on the teleconference or to 
provide public comment, please see the DATES and SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION sections below. Due to a limited number of telephone lines, 
attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance 
registration is required. Registration for participating via 
teleconference closes October 28, 2016. The deadline to sign up to 
speak during the public comment period or to submit written public 
comment is October 28, 2016.

DATES: The BOSC Executive Committee meeting will be held on November 1, 
2016. All times noted are Eastern Time and are approximate. To 
participate on the teleconference you must register at the following 
site: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-epa-bosc-executive-committee-teleconference-registration-25993266560. Once you have completed the 
online registration, you will be contacted and provided with the 
teleconference instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions or correspondence concerning 
the meeting should be directed to Tom Tracy, Designated Federal 
Officer, Environmental Protection Agency, by mail at 1200 Pennsylvania 
Avenue NW., MC 8104 R, Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at 202-564-
6518; by fax at 202-565-2911; or via email at tracy.tom@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Charter of the BOSC states that the 
advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the 
Administrator on technical and management aspects of the ORD's research 
program. Additional information about the BOSC is available at: http://www2.epa.gov/bosc. Members of the public who wish to provide oral 
comment during the meeting must preregister. Individuals or groups 
making remarks during the public comment period will be limited to five 
(5) minutes. To accommodate the number of people who want to address 
the BOSC Executive Committee, only one representative of a particular 
community, organization, or group will be allowed to speak. Written 
comments for the public meeting must be received by October 28, 2016, 
and will be included in the materials distributed to the BOSC Executive 
Committee prior to the meeting. Written comments should be sent to Tom 
Tracy, Environmental Protection Agency, via email at tracy.tom@epa.gov 
or by mail to 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., (MC 8104 R), Washington, DC 
20460, or submitted through regulations.gov, Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2015-0765. Members of the public should be aware that their personal 
contact information, if included in any written comments, may be posted 
online at regulations.gov. Information about Services for Individuals 
with Disabilities: For information about access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact Tom Tracy no later than 
October 26, 2016, to give the Environmental Protection Agency 
sufficient time to process your request.

    Dated: October 6, 2016.
Fred S. Hauchman,
Director, Office of Science Policy.
[FR Doc. 2016-24916 Filed 10-13-16; 8:45 am]
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