Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
This notice announces that pesticide related information submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be tranferred to Solutions by Design in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). Solutions by Design has been awarded multiple contracts to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable Solutions by Design to fulfill the obligations of the contract.
Solutions by Design will be given access to this information on or before April 17, 2000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
By mail: Erik R. Johnson, FIFRA Security Officer, Information Resources and Services Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 703-305-7248; e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
I. General Information
A. Does This Action Apply to Me?
This action applies to the public in general. As such, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affect by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
B. How Can I Get Additional Information, Including Copies of this Document and Other Related Documents?
You may obtain electronic copies of this document, and certain other related documents that might be available electronically, from the EPA Internet Home Page at http://www.epa.gov/. To access this document, on the Home Page select “Laws and Regulations” and then look up the entry for this document under the “Federal Register--Environmental Documents.” You can also go directly to the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/.
II. Contractor Requirements
Under contract number, 68-W9-9011 the contractor will perform the following: Deal with the analysis, design, development, installation and maintenance of OPP applications developed in Lotus Notes and their interconnectivity to other applications developed in Oracle. The Project Officer or his/her designee, after a written determination by the appropriate program office, may disclose FIFRA CBI to the contractor necessary to carry out work required under this contract.
The contract involves no subcontractors.
OPP has determined that the contract described in this document involves work that is being conducted in connection with FIFRA, in that pesticide chemicals will be the subject of certain evaluations to be made under this contract. These evaluations may be used in subsequent regulatory decisions under FIFRA. Start Printed Page 19754
Some of this information may be entitled to confidential treatment. The information has been submitted to EPA under sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of FIFRA and under sections 408 and 409 of the FFDCA.
In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the contract with Solutions by Design, prohibits use of the information for any purpose not specified in the contract; prohibits disclosure of the information to a third party without prior written approval from the Agency; and requires that each official and employee of the contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the FIFRA Information Security Manual. In addition, Solutions by Design is required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or compromise. No information will be provided to Solutions by Design until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to Solutions by Design will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for the contract. All information supplied to Solutions by Design by EPA for use in connection with the contract will be returned to EPA when Solutions by Design has completed its work.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects
- Environmental protection
- Business and industry
- Government contracts
- Government property
- Security measures
Dated: March 29, 2000.
Richard D. Schmitt,
Acting Director, Information Resources and Services Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 00-8960 Filed 4-11-00; 8:45 am]
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