Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee, 47950 [2019-19658]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 47950 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 11, 2019 / Notices about the applicability of the oil pollution prevention regulations.) Entities potentially affected by this action are in the following industries: Oil and gas extraction, farms, electric utilities, petroleum refining and related industries, chemical manufacturing, food manufacturing, manufacturing facilities using and storing animal fats and vegetable oils, metal manufacturing, real estate rental and leasing, retail and wholesale trade, transportation, petroleum bulk stations and terminals, fuel oil dealers, hospitals and other health care, accommodation and food services, gasoline stations, finance and insurance, mining, warehousing and storage, pipelines, and government and military installations, among others. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory, pursuant to 40 CFR 112.3(e). Estimated number of respondents: 541,000 (total). This figure will be updated as needed during the 60-day OMB review period. Frequency of response: Facilities must prepare and implement an SPCC Plan before beginning operations and review, evaluate and update the SPCC Plan every five years. In the event of certain discharges of oil into navigable waters, a facility owner or operator must submit certain information to the Regional Administrator within 60 days. Total estimated burden: 6.2 million hours (per year). This figure will be updated as needed during the 60-day OMB review period. Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $797 million (per year), includes $184 million annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. These figures will be updated with most recent available wage rates from BLS and to account for any changes in O&M costs, burden and number of respondents. Changes in Estimates: The above burden estimates are based on the current approved ICR, OMB Control No. 0328.17. In the final notice for the renewal ICR, EPA will publish revised burden estimates based on updates to respondent data and unit costs. Any change in burden will be described and explained in this section when the updated ICR Supporting Statement is completed during the 60-day OMB review period. In this notice, the Agency is requesting comments on the burden and costs estimated in the current ICR. The Agency is also requesting comments on the ICR’s characterizations, assumptions, data gaps, etc. that can help the Agency develop more refined and accurate burden estimates. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Sep 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: August 27, 2019. Reggie Cheatham, Director, Office of Emergency Management. [FR Doc. 2019–19671 Filed 9–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9996–51–OA] Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for Nominations to the Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee. AGENCY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations from a range of qualified candidates for consideration for appointment to its Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC). The EPA anticipates filling vacancies by January 1, 2020. The EPA may also use sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice to solicit nominees. DATES: Submit nominations by October 11, 2019 by email to EPA_CHPAC@ icfi.com or mail to Nica Louie, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Children’s Health Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 1107T, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20460. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nica Louie, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564–7633 or Louie.nica@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 463. EPA established this Committee in 1997 to provide independent advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental issues affecting children’s health. The EPA Administrator appoints members for three-year terms with a cap on service at six years. The Committee meets 2–3 times annually and the average workload is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. EPA provides reimbursement for travel and other incidental expenses associated with official government business, but members must be able to cover expenses prior to reimbursement. 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The types of experience necessary includes children’s environmental health and development; epidemiology and toxicology; role of environmental chemicals in childhood diseases such as asthma, obesity and ADHD; prenatal environmental exposures and adverse health outcomes; specific environmental exposures to chemicals such as lead, mercury and other heavy metals that adversely impact children’s health; tribal children’s environmental health; children’s environmental health disparities; research; air quality (indoor and outdoor); water quality; EPA regulation development; risk assessment; exposure assessment; science policy; public health information tracking; and outreach and risk communication. —The background and experience that would contribute to the diversity of perspectives on the committee (e.g., geographic, economic, social, cultural, racial, ethnicity, educational, and other considerations). —Ability to volunteer time to attend meetings 2–3 times a year in Washington DC, participate in teleconference meetings, develop recommendations to the Administrator, and prepare reports and advice letters. Nominations must include: • Brief statement describing the nominee’s interest in serving on the CHPAC. • Short biography (no more than one page) describing the professional and educational qualifications, including a list of relevant activities, and any current or previous service on federal advisory committees. • Statement about the perspective the nominee brings to the committee. • Current contact information for the nominee, including name, organization (and position within that organization), business address, email address, and telephone number. • Candidates may self-nominate; one letter of support is welcome. Dated: July 2, 2019. Nica Louie, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–19658 Filed 9–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 176 (Wednesday, September 11, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 47950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19658]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9996-51-OA]


Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Request for Nominations to the Children's Health Protection 
Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites 
nominations from a range of qualified candidates for consideration for 
appointment to its Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee 
(CHPAC). The EPA anticipates filling vacancies by January 1, 2020. The 
EPA may also use sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice to 
solicit nominees.

DATES: Submit nominations by October 11, 2019 by email to 
[email protected] or mail to Nica Louie, Designated Federal Officer, 
Office of Children's Health Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, Mail Code 1107T, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 
20460.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nica Louie, Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564-7633 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Children's Health Protection 
Advisory Committee is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463. EPA established this Committee in 1997 
to provide independent advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range 
of environmental issues affecting children's health.
    The EPA Administrator appoints members for three-year terms with a 
cap on service at six years. The Committee meets 2-3 times annually and 
the average workload is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. EPA 
provides reimbursement for travel and other incidental expenses 
associated with official government business, but members must be able 
to cover expenses prior to reimbursement.
    The CHPAC is looking for representatives from industry; tribal, 
state, county and local government; school systems; academia; health 
care providers (including pediatricians, obstetric professionals, 
occupational medicine practitioners and community nurses); and non-
governmental organizations.
    The types of experience necessary includes children's environmental 
health and development; epidemiology and toxicology; role of 
environmental chemicals in childhood diseases such as asthma, obesity 
and ADHD; prenatal environmental exposures and adverse health outcomes; 
specific environmental exposures to chemicals such as lead, mercury and 
other heavy metals that adversely impact children's health; tribal 
children's environmental health; children's environmental health 
disparities; research; air quality (indoor and outdoor); water quality; 
EPA regulation development; risk assessment; exposure assessment; 
science policy; public health information tracking; and outreach and 
risk communication.
    --The background and experience that would contribute to the 
diversity of perspectives on the committee (e.g., geographic, economic, 
social, cultural, racial, ethnicity, educational, and other 
considerations).
    --Ability to volunteer time to attend meetings 2-3 times a year in 
Washington DC, participate in teleconference meetings, develop 
recommendations to the Administrator, and prepare reports and advice 
letters.

    Nominations must include:
     Brief statement describing the nominee's interest in 
serving on the CHPAC.
     Short biography (no more than one page) describing the 
professional and educational qualifications, including a list of 
relevant activities, and any current or previous service on federal 
advisory committees.
     Statement about the perspective the nominee brings to the 
committee.
     Current contact information for the nominee, including 
name, organization (and position within that organization), business 
address, email address, and telephone number.
     Candidates may self-nominate; one letter of support is 
welcome.

    Dated: July 2, 2019.
Nica Louie,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-19658 Filed 9-10-19; 8:45 am]
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