Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Meeting and Upcoming Teleconference, 16510-16511 [2019-07865]

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BILLING CODE 6750–01–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–MG–2019–01; Docket No. 2019– 0002; Sequence No. 6] Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Meeting and Upcoming Teleconference Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP), General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Notice of an in-person meeting, and teleconference/web meetings, is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule for a new teleconference/web meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee (the Committee), the extended schedule for previously announced and ongoing biweekly Task Group teleconference/ web meetings, and the updated schedule for a previously announced full advisory Committee meeting. All of these meetings are open for the public to either listen to or observe. Individuals interested in attending some or all of these meetings must register to attend as instructed below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The Committee will hold a newly announced full teleconference/ web meeting on Tuesday May 28, 2019, from 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EDT), to 4:00 p.m., EDT. The Committee’s two active Task Groups currently have alternate weekly khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:23 Apr 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 The rescheduled spring 2019 meeting will be held at GSA’s Central Office, located at 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, Room 1425. The meeting is open to the public and the site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Bloom, Group Federal Officer, Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings, OGP, GSA, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, at email address michael.bloom@gsa.gov, or telephone number 312–805–6799. Additional information about the Committee is available on-line at http:// www.gsa.gov/gbac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: [FR Doc. 2019–07842 Filed 4–18–19; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: teleconference/web meetings (one call every other week), which will be extended as follows: • The Building and Grid Integration Task Group, Phase II, will extend currently recurring, biweekly, teleconference/web meetings on Wednesdays, through September 4, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., EDT. • The Data-Integrated Building Systems Task Group will extend currently recurring, weekly, teleconference/web meetings on Wednesdays, through August 28, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., EDT. • The Committee has rescheduled its spring 2019 in-person meeting to Thursday, September 12, 2019, from May 16, 2019. The meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), and will end no later than 4:00 p.m., EDT. Background The Administrator of GSA established the Committee on June 20, 2011 (Federal Register/Vol. 76, No. 118) pursuant to Section 494 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA, 42 U.S.C. 17123). Under this authority, the Committee provides independent policy advice and recommendations to GSA to improve federal buildings (assets, operations, use, and resilience) to enhance human health and performance, and safeguard social, economic, and environmental security. Completed Committee recommendations are posted at: https:// www.gsa.gov/about-us/organization/ office-of-governmentwide-policy/officeof-federal-highperformance-buildings/ policy/green-building-advisorycommittee/advice-letters-andresolutions. Purpose The purpose of all the Committee meetings is to convene experts in buildings—including architects, PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 material suppliers, construction contractors, environment, health, security and transportation—to accelerate the successful transformation of the Federal building portfolio to sustainable technologies and practices. Procedures for Attendance and Public Comment Contact Mr. Michael Bloom at michael.bloom@gsa.gov to register to attend the in-person meeting on September 12, 2019 or listen to any of these teleconference/web meetings. To attend any of these events, submit your full name, organization, email address, and phone number, and which ones you would like to attend. Requests to attend the teleconference/web meetings must be received by 5:00 p.m. EDT, on Wednesday, May 23, 2019. (GSA will be unable to provide technical assistance to any listener experiencing technical difficulties. Testing access to the Web meeting site before the calls is recommended.) Requests to attend the in-person meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m., EDT, on Friday, July 12, 2019. Contact Mr. Bloom to register to comment during the in-person meeting. Registered speakers/organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes each, and will need to provide written copies of their presentations. Requests to comment at the meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m., EDT, on Friday, July 12, 2019. Written comments may be provided to Mr. Bloom by the same deadline. May 28, 2019 Committee Teleconference/Web Meeting This teleconference/web meeting will discuss the topic of GSA’s highperformance building certification systems review. This review is required every five years by the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. Under this review, GSA must identify a system(s) that ‘‘will be most likely to encourage a comprehensive and environmentally sound approach’’ to the certification of high-performance federal buildings. GSA will present the findings from its evaluation and a draft set of recommendations to seek the Committee’s input as part of a public review period. Relevant background information and updates for the teleconference will be posted on GSA’s website at http://www.gsa.gov/gbac. Committee Teleconference/Web Meeting Agenda • Introductions • Purpose of GSA’s review • Review methods and findings and GSA draft recommendations E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 76 / Friday, April 19, 2019 / Notices • Committee comments • Next steps DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Biweekly Task Group Conference Calls Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry These meetings allow the Task Groups to develop consensus recommendations to the Committee, which will, in turn, decide whether to proceed with formal advice to GSA based upon these recommendations. The Building and Grid Integration Task Group, Phase II continues to build on the recommendations of the first phase of this Task Group, posted at https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/ Bldg%20Grid%20Integration% 20Advice%20Letter%202-21-19%20%20508.pdf, to prioritize federal building and grid integration strategies and develop implementation plans and scenarios with future rate structures, including consideration of electronic vehicles (EVs) and energy storage. The Data-Integrated Building Systems Task Group continues to document and recognize data-integrated building system (e.g., smart building system) use cases that demonstrate the business case and quantify the multiple benefits of integrating building technologies and systems. In-Person Meeting The Committee meeting will convene experts in buildings, including architects, material suppliers, construction contractors, environment, health, security and transportation to accelerate the successful transformation of the Federal building portfolio to sustainable technologies and practices. The Meeting provides the venue for the Building-grid integration and Dataintegrated building systems Task Groups to present their findings and recommendations. This full Committee meeting is being rescheduled from May 16, 2019 (Federal Register/Vol. 83, No. 65166). khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES In-Person Meeting Agenda • Updates and introductions • Building-grid integration task group findings & recommendations • Lunchtime speaker (TBD) • Data-integrated building systems task group findings & recommendations • Additional topics proposed by Committee members • Public comment • Next steps and closing comments Kevin Kampschroer, Federal Director, Office of Federal HighPerformance Buildings, General Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–07865 Filed 4–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:23 Apr 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 [Docket No. ATSDR–2019–0005] Proposed Substances To Be Evaluated for Toxicological Profile Development Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Request for comments on proposed substances to be evaluated for Toxicological Profile development. AGENCY: The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) within the Department of Health and Human Services is initiating the development of another set of Toxicological Profiles. This notice solicits public nominations of substances for ATSDR to evaluate for Toxicological Profile development. ATSDR will consider nominations from the Substance Priority List (available at https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/SPL/). ATSDR also accepts nominations for non-Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERLA) substances that may have public health implications, on the basis of ATSDR’s authority to prepare Toxicological Profiles for substances not found at sites on the CERCLA National Priorities List. For more information on the CERCLA National Priorities List, visit https:// www.epa.gov/superfund/superfundnational-priorities-list-npl. The agency will do so in order to establish and maintain an inventory of literature, research, and studies on the health effects of toxic substances, to respond to requests for consultation, and to support the site-specific response actions conducted by ATSDR, as otherwise necessary. DATES: Nominations from the Substance Priority List and/or additional substances must be received by May 20, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations, identified by Docket No. ATSDR–2019–0005, by any of the following methods: • Internet: Access the Federal eRulemaking portal at www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, Mail Stop S102–1, Atlanta, GA, 30329–4027. Attn: Docket No. ATSDR–201x–xxxx. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16511 Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All relevant comments will be posted without change. This means that no confidential business information or other confidential information should be submitted in response to this notice. Refer to the section Submission of Nominations (below) for the specific information required. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, please contact Susan Ingber, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, Mail Stop S102–1, Atlanta, GA, 30329– 4027, Email: ATSDRToxProfileFRNs@ cdc.gov; Phone: 1–800–232–4636. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA) [42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.] amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA or Superfund) [42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.] by establishing certain requirements for ATSDR and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with regard to hazardous substances most commonly found at facilities on the CERCLA National Priorities List (NPL) (for more information, visit https://www.epa.gov/ superfund/superfund-nationalpriorities-list-npl). Among these statutory requirements is a mandate for the Administrator of ATSDR to prepare Toxicological Profiles for each substance included on the Priority List of Hazardous Substances (also known as the Substance Priority list (SPL)). This list identifies 275 hazardous substances found at NPL sites that ATSDR and EPA have determined pose the most significant current potential threat to human health. Substances To Be Evaluated for Toxicological Profile Development Each year, ATSDR develops a list of substances to be considered for Toxicological Profile development. The nomination process includes consideration of all substances on ATSDR’s SPL, as well as other substances nominated by the public. For more information on ATSDR’s SPL, visit https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/SPL/. Submission of nominations for Toxicological Profile development: Today’s notice invites voluntary public nominations for substances included on the SPL and for substances not listed on the SPL. All nominations should include the full name of the nominator, affiliation, and email address. When E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Notice-MG-2019-01; Docket No. 2019-0002; Sequence No. 6]


Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building 
Advisory Committee; Notification of Meeting and Upcoming Teleconference

AGENCY: Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP), General Services 
Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice of an in-person meeting, and teleconference/web 
meetings, is being provided according to the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule for a 
new teleconference/web meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee 
(the Committee), the extended schedule for previously announced and 
ongoing biweekly Task Group teleconference/web meetings, and the 
updated schedule for a previously announced full advisory Committee 
meeting. All of these meetings are open for the public to either listen 
to or observe. Individuals interested in attending some or all of these 
meetings must register to attend as instructed below under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The Committee will hold a newly announced full teleconference/
web meeting on Tuesday May 28, 2019, from 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard 
Time (EDT), to 4:00 p.m., EDT.
    The Committee's two active Task Groups currently have alternate 
weekly teleconference/web meetings (one call every other week), which 
will be extended as follows:
     The Building and Grid Integration Task Group, Phase II, 
will extend currently recurring, biweekly, teleconference/web meetings 
on Wednesdays, through September 4, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 
EDT.
     The Data-Integrated Building Systems Task Group will 
extend currently recurring, weekly, teleconference/web meetings on 
Wednesdays, through August 28, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., EDT.
     The Committee has rescheduled its spring 2019 in-person 
meeting to Thursday, September 12, 2019, from May 16, 2019. The meeting 
will start at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), and will end no 
later than 4:00 p.m., EDT.

ADDRESSES: The rescheduled spring 2019 meeting will be held at GSA's 
Central Office, located at 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, Room 
1425. The meeting is open to the public and the site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Bloom, Group Federal 
Officer, Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings, OGP, GSA, 1800 F 
Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, at email address 
[email protected], or telephone number 312-805-6799. Additional 
information about the Committee is available on-line at http://www.gsa.gov/gbac.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Administrator of GSA established the Committee on June 20, 2011 
(Federal Register/Vol. 76, No. 118) pursuant to Section 494 of the 
Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA, 42 U.S.C. 17123). 
Under this authority, the Committee provides independent policy advice 
and recommendations to GSA to improve federal buildings (assets, 
operations, use, and resilience) to enhance human health and 
performance, and safeguard social, economic, and environmental 
security. Completed Committee recommendations are posted at: https://www.gsa.gov/about-us/organization/office-of-governmentwide-policy/office-of-federal-highperformance-buildings/policy/green-building-advisory-committee/advice-letters-and-resolutions.

Purpose

    The purpose of all the Committee meetings is to convene experts in 
buildings_including architects, material suppliers, construction 
contractors, environment, health, security and transportation_to 
accelerate the successful transformation of the Federal building 
portfolio to sustainable technologies and practices.

Procedures for Attendance and Public Comment

    Contact Mr. Michael Bloom at [email protected] to register to 
attend the in-person meeting on September 12, 2019 or listen to any of 
these teleconference/web meetings. To attend any of these events, 
submit your full name, organization, email address, and phone number, 
and which ones you would like to attend. Requests to attend the 
teleconference/web meetings must be received by 5:00 p.m. EDT, on 
Wednesday, May 23, 2019. (GSA will be unable to provide technical 
assistance to any listener experiencing technical difficulties. Testing 
access to the Web meeting site before the calls is recommended.) 
Requests to attend the in-person meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m., 
EDT, on Friday, July 12, 2019.
    Contact Mr. Bloom to register to comment during the in-person 
meeting. Registered speakers/organizations will be allowed a maximum of 
five minutes each, and will need to provide written copies of their 
presentations. Requests to comment at the meeting must be received by 
5:00 p.m., EDT, on Friday, July 12, 2019. Written comments may be 
provided to Mr. Bloom by the same deadline.

May 28, 2019 Committee Teleconference/Web Meeting

    This teleconference/web meeting will discuss the topic of GSA's 
high-performance building certification systems review. This review is 
required every five years by the Energy Independence and Security Act 
(EISA) of 2007. Under this review, GSA must identify a system(s) that 
``will be most likely to encourage a comprehensive and environmentally 
sound approach'' to the certification of high-performance federal 
buildings.
    GSA will present the findings from its evaluation and a draft set 
of recommendations to seek the Committee's input as part of a public 
review period. Relevant background information and updates for the 
teleconference will be posted on GSA's website at http://www.gsa.gov/gbac.

Committee Teleconference/Web Meeting Agenda

 Introductions
 Purpose of GSA's review
 Review methods and findings and GSA draft recommendations

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 Committee comments
 Next steps

Biweekly Task Group Conference Calls

    These meetings allow the Task Groups to develop consensus 
recommendations to the Committee, which will, in turn, decide whether 
to proceed with formal advice to GSA based upon these recommendations.
    The Building and Grid Integration Task Group, Phase II continues to 
build on the recommendations of the first phase of this Task Group, 
posted at https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/Bldg%20Grid%20Integration%20Advice%20Letter%202-21-19%20-%20508.pdf, to 
prioritize federal building and grid integration strategies and develop 
implementation plans and scenarios with future rate structures, 
including consideration of electronic vehicles (EVs) and energy 
storage.
    The Data-Integrated Building Systems Task Group continues to 
document and recognize data-integrated building system (e.g., smart 
building system) use cases that demonstrate the business case and 
quantify the multiple benefits of integrating building technologies and 
systems.

In-Person Meeting

    The Committee meeting will convene experts in buildings, including 
architects, material suppliers, construction contractors, environment, 
health, security and transportation to accelerate the successful 
transformation of the Federal building portfolio to sustainable 
technologies and practices. The Meeting provides the venue for the 
Building-grid integration and Data-integrated building systems Task 
Groups to present their findings and recommendations.
    This full Committee meeting is being rescheduled from May 16, 2019 
(Federal Register/Vol. 83, No. 65166).

In-Person Meeting Agenda

 Updates and introductions
 Building-grid integration task group findings & 
recommendations
 Lunchtime speaker (TBD)
 Data-integrated building systems task group findings & 
recommendations
 Additional topics proposed by Committee members
 Public comment
 Next steps and closing comments

Kevin Kampschroer,
Federal Director, Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings, General 
Services Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-07865 Filed 4-18-19; 8:45 am]
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