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Guident Technologies, Nortel Government Solutions; 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 Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions, have been awarded a contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions, to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

DATES:

Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions, will be given access to this information on or before September 24, 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-OPPT-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. EP07D000102, Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions, will develop application for the Office of Pesticide Programs. This development will be in support of the following initatives: E-Submission Development and Implementation; Pesticide Registration Improvement Renewal Act; Endangered Species Development and Implementation; Registration Review Development and Implementation; and Enterprise Content Management Systems for Information Services Branch.

The OPP has determined that access by Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Start Printed Page 53568Solutions, to information on all pesticide chemicals may be necessary for the performance of this contract.

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)(2), the contract with Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions 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, Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions, are 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 Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions Staff, until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions Staff, will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All information supplied to Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions Staff, by EPA for use in connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when Guident Technologies and its subcontractor, Nortel Government Solutions Staff, have completed their work.

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Dated: September 11, 2007.

Oscar Morales,

Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. E7-18469 Filed 9-18-07; 8:45 am]

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