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Avaya Government Solutions; Transfer of Data

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces that pesticide related information submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be transferred to Avaya Government Solutions in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). Avaya Government Solutions has been awarded multiple contracts to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable Avaya Government Solutions to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

DATES:

Avaya Government Solutions will be given access to this information on or before May 3, 2010.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Felicia Croom, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-0786; e-mail address: croom.felicia@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

This action applies to the public in general. As such, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.Start Printed Page 22407

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0194. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

II. Contractor Requirements

Under these contract numbers, the contractor will perform the following:

Under Contract No. EP10H001162, The contractor shall conduct information gathering session for the purpose of building the Incidents Data System. The contractor will collect and document requirements for an integrated data system and centralized incident data repository. The Contractor will be the primary resource for gathering information form a workgroup formed for the purpose of creating the Incidents Data system. After requirements have been approved, the Contractor shall design and build the Incidents Data System following all EPA-approved application development methodology. The gathering and creation of the system entails exposure to sensitive data in order for the Contractor to understand the complexity of the data and workflow.

These contracts involve no subcontractors. The OPP has determined that the contracts described in this document involve work that is being conducted in connection with FIFRA, in that pesticide chemicals will be the subject of certain evaluations to be made under this contract. These evaluations may be used in subsequent regulatory decisions under FIFRA.

Some of this information may be entitled to confidential treatment. The information has been submitted to EPA under sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of FIFRA and under sections 408 and 409 of FFDCA.

In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the contracts with Avaya Government Solutions, prohibits use of the information for any purpose not specified in these contracts; prohibits disclosure of the information to a third party without prior written approval from the Agency; and requires that each official and employee of the contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the FIFRA Information Security Manual. In addition, Avaya Government Solutions is required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or compromise.

No information will be provided to Avaya Government Solutions until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to Avaya Government Solutions will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for these contracts. All information supplied to Avaya Government Solutions by EPA for use in connection with these contracts will be returned to EPA when Avaya Government Solutions has completed its work.

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Dated: April 12, 2010.

Chandler Sirmon,

Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2010-9619 Filed 4-27-10; 8:45 am]

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