Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA's draft Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) and tert-Butyl Alcohol (tert-butanol; tBA) Assessments, 20809-20810 [2018-09780]

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Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–09749 Filed 5–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20809 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9977–70–OA] Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA’s draft Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) and tert-Butyl Alcohol (tert-butanol; tBA) Assessments Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee augmented for the review of two EPA draft assessments; Toxicological Review for Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) (External Review Draft, dated June 2017); and Toxicological Review of tertButyl Alcohol (tert-butanol or tBA) (External Review Draft, dated June 2017) (CAAC augmented for ETBE/tBA Panel or Panel). The Panel will meet to discuss its draft peer review report regarding the two EPA draft assessments named above. DATES: The public teleconference will be held on: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Eastern time). ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be held by telephone only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Any member of the public who wants further information concerning this meeting notice may contact Dr. Shaunta HillHammond, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), via phone at (202) 564–3343, or email at hill-hammond.shaunta@ epa.gov. General information about the SAB, as well as updates concerning the meeting announced in this notice, may be found on the EPA website at http:// www.epa.gov/sab. Technical Contact for EPA’s Draft Reports: For information concerning the EPA draft assessments, please contact James Avery, phone (703) 347–8668 or via email at avery.james@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDDAA), codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent scientific and technical advice to the Administrator on the scientific and 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 20810 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 89 / Tuesday, May 8, 2018 / Notices 2. Pursuant to FACA and EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB CAAC augmented for ETBE and tBA Panel will hold a public teleconference to continue discussion its draft report regarding the EPA’s draft assessments; Toxicological Review for Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) (External Review Draft, dated June 2017); and Toxicological Review of tert-Butyl Alcohol (tert-butanol or tBA) (External Review Draft, dated June 2017). The Panel will provide their advice regarding these two assessments to the Administrator through the chartered SAB. EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) requested that the SAB conduct a peer review of the two EPA draft assessments. The EPA SAB Staff Office augmented the SAB CAAC with subject matter experts, to provide advice to the Administrator through the chartered SAB regarding these assessments. The CAAC augmented for ETBE/tBA Panel convened a public face-to-face meeting on August 15–17, 2017, to develop responses to the peer review charge questions and to hear and consider public comments. The Panel convened a public teleconference on March 22, 2018, and March 27, 2018, to discuss its draft peer review report and to hear public comments. The Panel will meet via a public teleconference to continue discussion on its draft peer review report and hear public comments. The CAAC augmented for ETBE/tBA Panel will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Availability of Meeting Materials: Prior to the meeting, the Panel’s draft report, meeting agenda and other supporting materials (if applicable) will be accessible on the meeting page corresponding to each chemical assessment on the SAB website (http:// www.epa.gov/sab). 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 EPA’s charge, meeting materials, or the group providing advice. Input from the public to the SAB will have the most impact if it provides specific scientific or technical information or analysis for VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 May 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 the SAB to consider or if it relates to the clarity or accuracy of the technical information. Members of the public wishing to provide comment should follow the instructions below to submit comments. Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation will be limited to three minutes during a public teleconference. Interested parties wishing to provide comments should contact Dr. Hill-Hammond (preferably via email), at the contact information noted above by May 23, 2018, to be placed on the list of public speakers. Written Statements: Written statements will be accepted throughout the advisory process; however, for timely consideration by SAB members, statements should be supplied to the DFO (preferably via email) at the contact information noted above by May 23, 2018. 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 websites. Members of the public should be aware that their personal contact information, if included in any written comments, may be posted to the SAB website. 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. HillHammond at the phone number or email address noted above, preferably at least ten days prior to the meeting, to give the EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: April 24, 2018. Khanna Johnston, Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 2018–09780 Filed 5–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OLEM–2018–0200, FRL–9977–59– OLEM] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Final Authorization for Hazardous Waste Management Programs (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit the information collection request (ICR), Final Authorization for Hazardous Waste Management Programs (EPA ICR No. 0969.10, OMB Control No. 2050– 0041) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, the EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through September 30, 2018. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 9, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OLEM–2018–0200, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to rcra-docket@ epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Vyas, (mail code 5303P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 703–308– 5477; fax number: 703–308–8433; email address: vyas.peggy@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, the EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9977-70-OA]


Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory 
Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Review 
of EPA's draft Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) and tert-Butyl Alcohol 
(tert-butanol; tBA) Assessments

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory 
Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB 
Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee augmented for the review of two 
EPA draft assessments; Toxicological Review for Ethyl Tertiary Butyl 
Ether (ETBE) (External Review Draft, dated June 2017); and 
Toxicological Review of tert-Butyl Alcohol (tert-butanol or tBA) 
(External Review Draft, dated June 2017) (CAAC augmented for ETBE/tBA 
Panel or Panel). The Panel will meet to discuss its draft peer review 
report regarding the two EPA draft assessments named above.

DATES: The public teleconference will be held on: Wednesday, June 6, 
2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Eastern time).

ADDRESSES: The public teleconference will be held by telephone only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  Any member of the public who wants further 
information concerning this meeting notice may contact Dr. Shaunta 
Hill-Hammond, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), via phone at (202) 564-
3343, or email at [email protected]. General information 
about the SAB, as well as updates concerning the meeting announced in 
this notice, may be found on the EPA website at http://www.epa.gov/sab.
    Technical Contact for EPA's Draft Reports: For information 
concerning the EPA draft assessments, please contact James Avery, phone 
(703) 347-8668 or via email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental 
Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDDAA), 
codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent scientific and 
technical advice to the Administrator on the scientific and 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.

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2. Pursuant to FACA and EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB 
CAAC augmented for ETBE and tBA Panel will hold a public teleconference 
to continue discussion its draft report regarding the EPA's draft 
assessments; Toxicological Review for Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) 
(External Review Draft, dated June 2017); and Toxicological Review of 
tert-Butyl Alcohol (tert-butanol or tBA) (External Review Draft, dated 
June 2017). The Panel will provide their advice regarding these two 
assessments to the Administrator through the chartered SAB.
    EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) requested that the 
SAB conduct a peer review of the two EPA draft assessments. The EPA SAB 
Staff Office augmented the SAB CAAC with subject matter experts, to 
provide advice to the Administrator through the chartered SAB regarding 
these assessments. The CAAC augmented for ETBE/tBA Panel convened a 
public face-to-face meeting on August 15-17, 2017, to develop responses 
to the peer review charge questions and to hear and consider public 
comments. The Panel convened a public teleconference on March 22, 2018, 
and March 27, 2018, to discuss its draft peer review report and to hear 
public comments. The Panel will meet via a public teleconference to 
continue discussion on its draft peer review report and hear public 
comments. The CAAC augmented for ETBE/tBA Panel will comply with the 
provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural 
policies.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: Prior to the meeting, the 
Panel's draft report, meeting agenda and other supporting materials (if 
applicable) will be accessible on the meeting page corresponding to 
each chemical assessment on the SAB website (http://www.epa.gov/sab).
    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 
EPA's charge, meeting materials, or the group providing advice. Input 
from the public to the SAB will have the most impact if it provides 
specific scientific or technical information or analysis for the SAB to 
consider or if it relates to the clarity or accuracy of the technical 
information. Members of the public wishing to provide comment should 
follow the instructions below to submit comments.
    Oral Statements: In general, individuals or groups requesting to 
make an oral presentation will be limited to three minutes during a 
public teleconference. Interested parties wishing to provide comments 
should contact Dr. Hill-Hammond (preferably via email), at the contact 
information noted above by May 23, 2018, to be placed on the list of 
public speakers.
    Written Statements: Written statements will be accepted throughout 
the advisory process; however, for timely consideration by SAB members, 
statements should be supplied to the DFO (preferably via email) at the 
contact information noted above by May 23, 2018. 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 websites. Members of the 
public should be aware that their personal contact information, if 
included in any written comments, may be posted to the SAB website. 
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. Hill-Hammond at the 
phone number or email address noted above, preferably at least ten days 
prior to the meeting, to give the EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

    Dated: April 24, 2018.
Khanna Johnston,
Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. 2018-09780 Filed 5-7-18; 8:45 am]
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