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BeakerTree Corporation; Transfer of Data

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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 transferred to BeakerTree Corporation in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). BeakerTree Corporation has been awarded multiple contracts to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable BeakerTree Corporation to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

DATES:

BeakerTree Corporation will be given access to this information on or before April 30, 2007.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Felicia Croom, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-0786; e-mail address: croom.felicia@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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 affected 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 Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0038. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the “Federal Register” listings at http://www.epa.gov/​fedrgstr.

II. Contractor Requirements

Under Contract No. EP-W-06-096, under this contract number, the contractor shall provide meeting support for the Science Review Panel. This involves providing detailed records of the science review panel comments and input to revised risk assessments. EFED conducts workshops on technical subjects to discuss the issues and to determine how the experts in the field feel these issues should be handled. A workshop may be the best way to draw conclusions and determine EFED's direction on handling and closing the issues.

The OPP has determined that the contract described in this document involve 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.

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 FFDCA.

In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the contracts with BeakerTree Corporation, prohibits use of the information for any purpose not specified in these contracts; 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, BeakerTree Corporation 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 BeakerTree Corporation until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to BeakerTree Corporation will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for these contracts. All information supplied to BeakerTree Corporation by EPA for use in connection with these contracts will be returned to EPA when BeakerTree Corporation has completed its work.

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Dated: April 17, 2007.

Robert A. Forrest,

Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. E7-7765 Filed 4-24-07; 8:45 am]

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