Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice of meeting.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee.
The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2009, from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will continue on Friday, June 5, 2009, from 8:15 a.m. until 12 noon. All times noted are Central Standard Time. The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for the draft agenda or for making oral presentations at the meeting will be accepted up to one business day before the meeting.
The meeting will be held at the EPA Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, 6201 Congdon Boulevard, Duluth, Minnesota 55804. Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0266, by one of the following methods:
- http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
- E-mail: Send comments by electronic mail (e-mail) to: ORD.Docket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0266.
- Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0266.
- Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting—June 2009 Docket, Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0266.
- Hand Delivery or Courier. Deliver comments to: EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0266. Note: this is not a mailing address. Such deliveries are only accepted during the docket's normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information.Start Printed Page 22165
Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0266. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http://www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an “anonymous access” system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through http://www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA's public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.
Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Board of Scientific Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting—June 2009 Docket, EPA/DC, EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the ORD Docket is (202) 566-1752.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
The Designated Federal Officer via mail at: Lorelei Kowalski, Mail Code 8104-R, Office of Science Policy, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; via phone/voice mail at: (202) 564-3408; via fax at: (202) 565-2911; or via e-mail at: email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft BOSC agenda or making a presentation at the meeting may contact Lorelei Kowalski, the Designated Federal Officer, via any of the contact methods listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. In general, each individual making an oral presentation will be limited to a total of three minutes.
Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited to: ORD response to the BOSC Homeland Security program review report; Executive Committee review of the BOSC Human Health Program Review Subcommittee, Science and Technology for Sustainability Mid-Cycle Subcommittee, and National Center for Environmental Research draft reports; site visit to the ORD National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory; update on BOSC mid-cycle review subcommittees (Human Health Risk Assessment); update on the BOSC program review subcommittees (Clean Air and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals); update on the BOSC standing subcommittees (National Center for Environmental Research, National Exposure Research Lab, and National Center for Computational Toxicology); a briefing from the Tennessee Valley Authority on the Kingston Project; an update on BOSC workgroups; an ORD update (including optimizing the BOSC program review process); an update on EPA's Science Advisory Board activities; and future issues and plans. The meeting is open to the public.
Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Lorelei Kowalski (202) 564-3408 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Lorelei Kowalski, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.Start Signature
Dated: May 5, 2009.
Mary Ellen Radzikowski,
Acting Director, Office of Science Policy.
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