Notification of Two Public Teleconferences of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA's Draft Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) Assessment, 14716 [2017-05702]

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[FR Doc. 2017–05722 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9960–06–OA] Notification of Two Public Teleconferences of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA’s Draft Hexahydro1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) Assessment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two public teleconferences of the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of the Draft Hexahydro-1,3,5trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) Assessment (CAAC–RDX Panel) to peer review EPA’s draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) (External Review Draft— September 2016). DATES: The public teleconferences will be held on Thursday April 13, 2017, and Monday April 17, 2017. The teleconferences will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on both days. ADDRESSES: Location: The public teleconference will be conducted by telephone only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information concerning the teleconferences may contact Dr. Diana Wong, Designated Federal Officer asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 (DFO), SAB Staff Office, by telephone at (202) 564–2049; or at wong.diana-m@ epa.gov. General information concerning the EPA Science Advisory Board can be found at the EPA SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDAA) codified at 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 the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Pursuant to FACA and EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB CAAC—RDX Panel will hold two public teleconferences to discuss its draft report regarding the draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (External Review Draft—September 2016). The Panel will provide advice to the Administrator through the chartered SAB regarding this IRIS assessment. The SAB CAAC—RDX Panel held a public meeting on December 12–14, 2016. The purpose of that meeting was to develop responses to the peer review charge on the agency’s draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexahydro1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (External Review Draft—September 2016). The purpose of these public teleconferences is for the Panel to discuss these responses and draft report. The two public teleconferences will be conducted as one complete meeting, beginning on April 13, 2017, and if necessary, will continue on April 17, 2017. Availability of Meeting Materials: Additional background on this SAB activity, the teleconference agenda, draft 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%20RDX?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 PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 scientific advisory committees, provide independent advice to the EPA. Members of the public can submit relevant comments pertaining to the meeting materials or the group conducting this SAB activity. 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 SAB committees and panels to consider or if it relates to the clarity or accuracy of the technical information. Members of the public wishing to provide comment should contact the DFO directly. Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation on a public teleconference will be limited to three minutes per speaker. Interested parties wishing to provide comments should contact Dr. Diana Wong, DFO (preferably via email), at the contact information noted above, by April 6, 2017, to be placed on the list of public speakers for the teleconference. Written Statements: Written statements will be accepted throughout the advisory process; however, for timely consideration by Panel members, statements should be should be supplied to the DFO (preferably via email) at the contact information noted above by April 6, 2017. 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 Dr. Diana Wong at (202) 564–2049 or wong.dianam@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Dr. Wong preferably at least ten days prior to the teleconferences, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: March 8, 2017. Khanna Johnston, Acting Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 2017–05702 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9960-06-OA]


Notification of Two Public Teleconferences of the Science 
Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the 
Review of EPA's Draft Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) 
Assessment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science 
Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two public teleconferences 
of the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the 
Review of the Draft Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) 
Assessment (CAAC-RDX Panel) to peer review EPA's draft Integrated Risk 
Information System (IRIS) Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-
trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) (External Review Draft--September 2016).

DATES: The public teleconferences will be held on Thursday April 13, 
2017, and Monday April 17, 2017. The teleconferences will be held from 
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on both days.

ADDRESSES: Location: The public teleconference will be conducted by 
telephone only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information concerning the teleconferences may contact Dr. 
Diana Wong, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), SAB Staff Office, by 
telephone at (202) 564-2049; or at wong.diana-m@epa.gov. General 
information concerning the EPA Science Advisory Board can be found at 
the EPA SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental 
Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDAA) 
codified at 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 the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., 
App. 2. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all 
appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Pursuant to FACA and 
EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB CAAC--RDX Panel will 
hold two public teleconferences to discuss its draft report regarding 
the draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-
triazine (External Review Draft--September 2016). The Panel will 
provide advice to the Administrator through the chartered SAB regarding 
this IRIS assessment.
    The SAB CAAC--RDX Panel held a public meeting on December 12-14, 
2016. The purpose of that meeting was to develop responses to the peer 
review charge on the agency's draft IRIS Toxicological Review of 
Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (External Review Draft--
September 2016). The purpose of these public teleconferences is for the 
Panel to discuss these responses and draft report. The two public 
teleconferences will be conducted as one complete meeting, beginning on 
April 13, 2017, and if necessary, will continue on April 17, 2017.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: Additional background on this 
SAB activity, the teleconference agenda, draft 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%20RDX?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 
meeting materials or the group conducting this SAB activity. 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 SAB committees and panels to consider or if it relates to 
the clarity or accuracy of the technical information. Members of the 
public wishing to provide comment should contact the DFO directly.
    Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting an 
oral presentation on a public teleconference will be limited to three 
minutes per speaker. Interested parties wishing to provide comments 
should contact Dr. Diana Wong, DFO (preferably via email), at the 
contact information noted above, by April 6, 2017, to be placed on the 
list of public speakers for the teleconference.
    Written Statements: Written statements will be accepted throughout 
the advisory process; however, for timely consideration by Panel 
members, statements should be should be supplied to the DFO (preferably 
via email) at the contact information noted above by April 6, 2017. 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 Dr. Diana Wong at (202) 
564-2049 or wong.diana-m@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a 
disability, please contact Dr. Wong preferably at least ten days prior 
to the teleconferences, to give EPA as much time as possible to process 
your request.

    Dated: March 8, 2017.
Khanna Johnston,
Acting Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. 2017-05702 Filed 3-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6560-50-P