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

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Notice of meeting.


Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) will be held February 22-24, 2005 at the Hotel Washington, Washington, DC. The CHPAC was created to advise the Environmental Protection Agency on science, regulations, and other issues relating to children's environmental health.


The Science and Regulatory Work Groups will meet Tuesday, February 22; Plenary sessions will take place Wednesday, February 23 and Thursday, February 24.


Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC.

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Contact Joanne Rodman, Office of Children's Health Protection, USEPA, MC 1107A, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 564-2188,

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The meetings of the CHPAC are open to the public. The Science and Regulatory Work Groups will meet Tuesday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The plenary CHPAC will meet on Wednesday, February 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a public comment period at 5:15 p.m., and on Thursday, February 24 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The plenary session will open with introductions and a review of the agenda and objectives for the meeting. Agenda items include highlights of the Office of Children's Health Protection Start Printed Page 7103(OCHP) activities and a presentation on assessing cancer risks from early life exposure. Other potential agenda items include a panel discussion of the NAS review of EPA's Perchlorate Risk Assessment, and a presentation on PBDE.

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Dated: February 2, 2005.

Elizabeth H. Blackburn,

Acting Designated Federal Official.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee, Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004-1099, February 22-24, 2005

Draft Agenda

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Work Group Meetings

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Plenary Session

9:00 Welcome, Introductions, Review Meeting Agenda

9:15 Highlights of Recent OCHP Activities

9:45 Presentation: Cancer Guidelines Update

10:15 Break

10:30 Science and Regulatory Workgroup Reports

12:00 Lunch (on your own)

1:30 Panel Discussion: NAS Review of EPA's Perchlorate Risk Assessment

3:00 Break

3:30 Presentation and Discussion: OCHP Strategic Plan

5:15 Public Comment

Thursday, February 24, 2005

8:45 Discussion of Day One

9:00 Presentation: PBDE Update

10:15 Break

10:45 Presentation: Update on EPA's Response to CHPAC Mercury Comment Letters

11:45 Wrap Up/Next Steps

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[FR Doc. 05-2611 Filed 2-9-05; 8:45 am]