Notice of Meeting of the EPA Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC), 48309 [2018-20749]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 185 / Monday, September 24, 2018 / Notices 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: Nathalie Simon, National Center for Environmental Economics, Office of Policy, (1809T), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202–566–2347; fax number: 202–566–2363; email address: simon.nathalie@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. Abstract: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking renewal of a generic information collection request (ICR) for the conduct of focus groups and one-on-one interviews primarily related to survey development for economics projects. Focus groups are groups of individuals brought together for moderated discussions on a specific topic or issue. These groups are typically formed to gain insight and understanding of attitudes and perceptions held by the public surrounding a particular issue. One-on-one interviews, as the term implies, are individual interviews in which a respondent is generally asked to review materials and provide feedback on their content and design as well as the thought processes that the materials invoke. Focus groups and oneon-one interviews (referred to collectively as ‘‘focus groups’’) used as a qualitative research tool have three major purposes: • To better understand respondents’ attitudes, perceptions and emotions in response to specific topics and concepts; • to obtain respondent information useful for better defining variables and measures in later quantitative studies; and • to further explore findings obtained from quantitative studies. Through these focus groups, the Agency will be able to gain a more indepth understanding of the public’s attitudes, beliefs, motivations and feelings regarding specific issues and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Sep 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 will provide invaluable information regarding the quality of draft survey instruments. Focus group discussions are necessary and important steps in the design of a quality survey. The target population for the focus group discussions will vary by project, but will generally include members of the public. Participation in the focus groups will be completely voluntary. Each focus group will fully conform to federal regulations—specifically the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the Hawkins-Stafford Amendments of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–297), and the Computer Security Act of 1987. Form numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: Individuals. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Voluntary. Estimated number of respondents: 864 (total) over three years or 288 per year. Frequency of response: 1. Total estimated burden: 1,728 hours total or 576 per year. Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $20,920 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in the estimates: There is a decrease of 1,017 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. This decrease is based on new estimates of projected use of this ICR for focus groups for the next three years provided by the program offices at EPA. Courtney Kerwin, Director, Regulatory Support Division. [FR Doc. 2018–20637 Filed 9–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9983–86–OA] Notice of Meeting of the EPA Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) will be held October 11– October 12, 2018, at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol 550 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The CHPAC advises the Environmental Protection Agency on SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48309 science, regulations, and other issues relating to children’s environmental health. October 11, 2018, from 11: 00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and October 12, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. ADDRESS: 550 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Hackel, Office of Children’s Health Protection, U.S. EPA, MC 1107T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566–2977 or hackel.angela@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meetings of the CHPAC are open to the public. An agenda will be posted to epa.gov/children. ACCESS AND ACCOMMODATIONS: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Angela Hackel at 202–566–2977 or hackel.angela@epa.gov. DATES: Dated: September 7, 2018. Angela Hackel, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. 2018–20749 Filed 9–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OLEM–2018–0198, FRL–9984–27– OEI] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Land Disposal Restrictions (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), Land Disposal Restrictions (EPA ICR No. 1442.23, OMB Control No. 2050– 0085) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through September 30, 2018. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on May 8, 2018 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 185 (Monday, September 24, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 48309]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20749]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9983-86-OA]


Notice of Meeting of the EPA Children's Health Protection 
Advisory Committee (CHPAC)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Children's 
Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) will be held October 11-
October 12, 2018, at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol 550 C Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20024.
    The CHPAC advises the Environmental Protection Agency on science, 
regulations, and other issues relating to children's environmental 
health.

DATES: October 11, 2018, from 11: 00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and October 12, 
2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. ADDRESS: 550 C Street SW, Washington, DC 
20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Hackel, Office of Children's 
Health Protection, U.S. EPA, MC 1107T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566-2977 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meetings of the CHPAC are open to the 
public. An agenda will be posted to epa.gov/children. ACCESS AND 
ACCOMMODATIONS: For information on access or services for individuals 
with disabilities, please contact Angela Hackel at 202-566-2977 or 
[email protected].

    Dated: September 7, 2018.
Angela Hackel,
Designated Federal Official.
[FR Doc. 2018-20749 Filed 9-21-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6560-50-P