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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 November 27-29, 2007 at RESOLVE, 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 CHPAC will meet on Tuesday, November 27th, Wednesday, November 28th, and Thursday, November 29, 2007 at RESOLVE.


RESOLVE, 1255 23rd Street, NW., Suite 275 Washington, DC.

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Carolyn Hubbard, Child and Aging Health Protection Division, USEPA, MC 1107A, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 564-2189,

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The meetings of the CHPAC are open to the public. The CHPAC plenary will meet on Tuesday November 27th from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday November 28th from 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., and Thursday, November 29th from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Task Group will meet Tuesday, November 27th from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Agenda items include orientation for new CHPAC members, discussion and next steps from the NAAQS for Lead and EPA Framework to Determine a Mutagenic Mode of Action Task Groups, and a presentation on EPA Climate Change Activities. Draft agenda attached.

Access and Accommodations: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Carolyn Hubbard at 202-564-2189 or To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Carolyn Hubbard Start Printed Page 64080preferably 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: November 8, 2007.

Carolyn Hubbard,

Designated Federal Official.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


1255 23rd St, NW. Suite 275, Washington, DC 20037, (202) 944-2300.

November 27-29, 2007.

Draft Agenda

Tuesday, November 27th

CHPAC Plenary Session

1-1:50 Welcome, Member Introductions, and Review of Meeting Agenda

1:50-2 Introduce Acting Office Director and Staff

2-3:15 Orientation to the CHPAC

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-4:30 EPA Framework to Determine a Mutagenic Mode of Action

4:30 Adjourn Plenary for the Day

4:45-6 Mutagenicity Framework Task Group

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

CHPAC Plenary Session Continued

9-9:10 Check In and Agenda Review

9:10-9:55 Highlights of Recent EPA Activities

9:55-10:10 Break

10:10-11:10 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for Lead

11:10-12:30 EPA Framework to Determine a Mutagenic Mode of Action

12:30-2:30 LUNCH (on your own)

2:30-3:45 EPA Framework to Determine a Mutagenic Mode of Action

3:45-5:15 Discussion of Children's Environmental Health Issues

5:15-5:45 Public Comment

5:45 Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, November 29, 2007

CHPAC Plenary Session Continued

9-9:05 Check In and Agenda Review

9:05-10 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU) Program

10-10:15 Break

10:15-11 EPA Plans, Policies, and Activities to Address Climate Change

11-12 EPA Framework to Determine a Mutagenic Mode of Action

12-12:20 Near Term CHPAC Priorities

12:20-12:30 Wrap Up/Next Steps

12:30 Adjourn Plenary

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[FR Doc. E7-22236 Filed 11-13-07; 8:45 am]