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Board of Scientific Counselors, Technology for Sustainability Subcommittee Meetings-Jan/Feb 2007

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Notice of 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 (via conference call) of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Technology for Sustainability Subcommittee.


Two public conference calls will be held: (1) Tuesday, January 23, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and (2) Wednesday, February 21, 2007 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All times noted are eastern time. The meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for the draft agenda's and call-in number and access code, or for making oral presentations at the conference calls will be accepted up to 1 business day before each conference call.


The meetings will be by teleconference only—meeting rooms will not be used. Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-1010, by one of the following methods:

  • Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
  • Email: Send comments by electronic mail (e-mail) to:, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-1010.
  • Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-1010.
  • Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific Counselors, Technology for Sustainability Subcommittee Meetings—Winter/Spring 2007 Docket, Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-1010.
  • 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-2006-1010. Note: 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-2006-1010. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at, 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 or email. The 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, 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​epahome/​dockets.htm.

Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the 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 Start Printed Page 78430either electronically in or in hard copy at the Board of Scientific Counselors, Technology for Sustainability Subcommittee Meetings—Winter/Spring 2007 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.

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The Designated Federal Officer via mail at: Clois Slocum, USEPA, 26 W. Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45268; via phone/voice mail at: (513) 569-7281; via fax at: (513) 569-7549; or via email at:

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General Information

Members of the public who wish to obtain the draft BOSC agenda's and call-in number and access code, or who would like to make a presentation during the conference calls may contact Clois Slocum, 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 conference calls include, but are not limited to: (1) First conference call: Charge questions, objective of the program review, overview of the Office of Research and Development, writing assignments, and future meetings; (2) second conference call: overviews of ORD's Technology for Sustainability program, and preparation for a face-to-face meeting in March 2007. The conference calls are open to the public.

Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Clois Slocum (513)569-7281 or To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Clois Slocum, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

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Dated: December 21, 2006.

Jeff Morris,

Acting Director, Office of Science Policy.

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[FR Doc. E6-22410 Filed 12-28-06; 8:45 am]