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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 March 10-12, 2008 at The Arlington Court Suites, Arlington, VA. 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, March 10, Wednesday, March 11, and Thursday, March 12, 2009 at The Arlington Court Suites.


The Arlington Court Suites, 1200 N Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA 22201.

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Martha Berger, Child and Aging Health Protection Division, USEPA, MC 1107A, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 564-2191,

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The meetings of the CHPAC are open to the public. The CHPAC plenary will meet on Wednesday, March 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Task Groups will meet Tuesday, March 10, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda items Start Printed Page 8090include a discussion of the next edition of the America's Children and the Environment Report, a presentation on schools siting, and a presentation on PCBs and PBDEs.

Access and Accommodations: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Martha Berger at 202-564-2191 or To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Martha Berger 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: February 17, 2009.

Martha Berger,

Designated Federal Official.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Task Group Session

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. America's Children and the Environment Task Group Meeting.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009: CHPAC Plenary Session

8:30 a.m.-9 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, & Agenda Review.

9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Highlights of Recent EPA Activities.

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. America's Children and the Environment Report.

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Break.

10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. EPA Activities related to PCBs in old construction materials.

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch.

12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Climate Change and Children's Health: Discussion of Next Steps.

1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Administrator Lisa Jackson (Invited).

2:45 p.m.-3 p.m. Break.

3 p.m.-4 p.m. Discussion of initial letter to Administrator Lisa Jackson.

4 p.m.-5 p.m. American's Children and the Environment Report.

5 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Public Comment.

5:30 p.m. Adjourn.

Thursday, March 12, 2009: CHPAC Plenary Session Continued

8 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Gathering.

8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Check In and Agenda Review.

8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Update on PBDE Activities.

9:45 a.m.-10 a.m. Break.

10 a.m.-11 a.m. Presentation: EPA's Draft Model Guidelines for Siting of School Facilities.

11 a.m.-12 p.m. America's Children and the Environment Report.

12 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Wrap Up/Next Steps.

12:30 p.m. Adjourn.

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[FR Doc. E9-3777 Filed 2-20-09; 8:45 am]