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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 April 22-24, 2008 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, April 22, Wednesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 24, 2008 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 Wednesday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Task Groups will meet Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda items include a panel presentation on climate change, an evaluation of the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units and a discussion of chemicals management policy. 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 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: March 31, 2008.

Carolyn Hubbard,

Designated Federal Official.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Task Group Sessions

9-12 Chemicals Management Policy Point People.

10-4:30 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU) Task Group.

4:30-5:30 Task Group Follow-up Work.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008: CHPAC Plenary Session

9-9:30 Welcome, Introduction of New OCHPEE Director, & Agenda Review.

9:30-9:55 Highlights of Recent EPA Activities.


10-11:05 Panel on Children's Health Implications of Climate Change (Part 1).

11:05-12:10 Panel on Children's Health Implications of Climate Change (Part 2).

12:10-1:10 Lunch (on your own).

1:10-2 Reflections on Children's Health Implications of Climate Change.

2-3 National Children's Study.

3-3:15 Break.

3:15-5 Findings from Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU).

5-5:30 Lead NAAQS Next Steps.

5:30-6 Public Comment/Adjourn for the Day.

Thursday, April 24, 2008: CHPAC Plenary Session Continued

8:30-8:35 Check In and Agenda Review.

8:35-9:30 Closure on PEHSU Comment Letter.

9:30-10:15 Healthy School Environments Assessment Tool.

10:15-10:30 Break.

10:30-11:30 Discussion with EPA Regarding Agency Response to CHPAC Comment Letter on Chemicals Management Policy & Other Progress on Children's Health Aspects of Chemicals Management Policy.

11:30-12:10 CHPAC Reflections on Next Steps re: Chemicals Management Policy.

12:10-12:30 Wrap Up/Next Steps.

12:30 Adjourn Plenary.

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[FR Doc. E8-7059 Filed 4-3-08; 8:45 am]