The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/ State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG); Notice of Public Meeting
The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) will hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on June 27, 2005, and ending June 28, 2005. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.
Workshop to Peer Review Proposed Indicators for the U.S. EPA's 2006 Report on the Environment
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that ERG, an EPA contractor for external scientific peer review, will convene a panel of experts and organize and conduct an independent external peer-review workshop to review the Proposed Indicators for the U.S. EPA's 2006 Report on the Environment (hereafter, Proposed IndicatorsEPA ROE 2006). EPA is also announcing a 45-day public review and comment period on the Proposed IndicatorsEPA ROE 2006. This public comment period and the public peer-review workshop are separate processes and will provide an opportunity for all stakeholders to weigh in on the primary contents of the draft 2006 Report on the Environment (EPA ROE 2006) at an early stage. The selection of the Proposed IndicatorsEPA ROE 2006 was coordinated across EPA and with other agencies. The draft text and accompanying information for each indicator were prepared by EPA Program and Regional Offices, the Office of Research and Development (ORD), the Office of Environmental Information (OEI), and the Office of Policy Economics and Innovation (OPEI). In preparing the EPA ROE 2006, EPA will consider ERG's report of the comments and recommendations from the expert peer-review workshop and any public comments EPA receives in accordance with today's notice.
Forty-Third Street Bay Drum Superfund Site; Notice of Settlement
Under section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into an Agreement for Recovery of Past Cost (Agreement) at the Forty-Third Street Bay Drum Superfund Site (Site) located in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, with Specialty Chemical, Florida Department of Transportation, and Cicconne-D-Amico, Inc. EPA will consider public comments on the Agreement until July 6, 2005. EPA may withdraw from or modify the Agreement should such comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate the Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. Copies of the Agreement are available from: Ms. Paula V. Batchelor, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Superfund Enforcement & Information Management Branch, Waste Management Division, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303, (404) 562-8887, Batchelor.Paula@epa.gov. Written comments may be submitted to Ms. Batchelor at the above address within 30 days of the date of publication.