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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 October 21-23, 2008 at The Churchill Hotel, 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, October 21, Wednesday, October 22, and Thursday, October 23, 2008 at The Churchill Hotel.


The Churchill Hotel, 1914 Connecticut Ave NW., Washington DC 20009, Suite 275.

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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, October 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, October 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Task Groups will meet Tuesday, October 21, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda items include a discussion of chemicals management policy, a presentation about the process for producing the next edition of America's Children and the Environment, and a discussion on formulating advice on children's health to the EPA Administrator following the transition.

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: October 1, 2008.

Carolyn Hubbard,

Designated Federal Official.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

1 p.m.-5 p.m. Chemicals Management Task Group Meeting.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008: CHPAC Plenary Session

8:30-9 Continental Breakfast and Gathering.

9-9:30 Welcome, Introductions, & Agenda Review.

9:30-10 Highlights of Recent EPA Activities.

10-11 Presentation on ANPR on Regulating Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act.

11-11:15 Break.

11:15-12:15 Review of Chemicals Management Comment Letter.

12:15-1:15 Lunch (on your own).

1:15-2:45 Panel on America's Children and the Environment.

2:45-3:30 Revisions to Chemicals Management Comment Letter.

3:30-3:45 Break.

3:45-4 Presentation on EPA Transition process.

4-5 Public Comment.

5 Adjourn for the Day. Start Printed Page 58590

Thursday, October 23, 2008: CHPAC Plenary Session Continued

8:30-9 Continental Breakfast and Gathering.

9-9:15 Check In and Agenda Review.

9:15-10:45 Strategic Discussion of Potential CHPAC Advice to the New Administrator.

10:45-11 Break.

11-12 Closure on Chemicals Management Comment Letter.

12-12:30 Wrap Up/Next Steps. Objective: Review agreed-upon action items and next steps

  • CHPAC Facilitator
  • Carolyn Hubbard, Designated Federal Officer

12:30 Adjourn Plenary.

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[FR Doc. E8-23687 Filed 10-6-08; 8:45 am]