Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice of two meetings.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice of two meetings of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Human Health Mid-Cycle Subcommittee.
The first meeting (a teleconference call) will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The second meeting (face-to-face meeting) will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All times noted are eastern time. The meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for the draft agendas or for making oral presentations at the meetings will be accepted up to 1 business day before each meeting.
The first meeting will be by teleconference only—meeting rooms will not be used. Members of the public may obtain the call-in number and access code for the teleconference meeting from Virginia Houk, whose contact information is listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. The second meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport hotel, 1480 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202. Submit your comments, Start Printed Page 75964identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0978, by one of the following methods:
- www.regulations.gov: Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
- E-mail: Send comments by electronic mail (e-mail) to: ORD.Docket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0978.
- Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0978.
- Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific Counselors, Human Health Mid-Cycle Subcommittee Meeting—January 2007 Docket, Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0978.
- Hand Delivery or Courier. Deliver comments to: EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0978.
this is not a mailing address. Such deliveries are only accepted during the docket's normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information.
Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0978. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The www.regulations.gov Web site is an “anonymous access” system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA's public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.
Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index.
Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Docket, EPA/DC, EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the ORD Docket is (202) 566-1752.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
The Designated Federal Officer via mail at: Virginia Houk, Mail Code B305-02, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency, 109 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; via phone/voice mail at: (919) 541-2815; via fax at: (919) 685-3250; or via e-ail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft BOSC agenda or making a presentation at the meetings may contact Virginia Houk, the Designated Federal Officer, via any of the contact methods listed in the “FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT” section above. In general, each individual making an oral presentation will be limited to a total of three minutes.
Proposed agenda items for the first meeting (teleconference) include, but are not limited to: the objectives of the review, an overview of the Human Health Research Program (HHRP), a summary of major changes in the HHRP since 2005, an update on the Human Health Multi-Year Plan, and research to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management decisions. Proposed agenda items for the second meeting (face-to-face) include, but are not limited to: the HHRP's response to recommendations from its 2005 BOSC review, the revised Human Health Multi-Year Plan, the development of performance metrics, and accountability and risk management decisions. The meetings are open to the public.
Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Virginia Houk at (919) 541-2815 or email@example.com. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Virginia Houk, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.Start Signature
Dated: December 13, 2006.
Acting Director, Office of Science Policy.
[FR Doc. E6-21597 Filed 12-18-06; 8:45 am]
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