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Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Chemical Safety for Sustainability and Health and Environmental Risk Assessment Subcommittee Meeting-February 2021

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice of a series of virtual meetings of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Chemical Safety for Sustainability and Health and Environmental Risk Assessment (CSS-HERA) Subcommittee to review the recent progress and activities for High-Throughput Toxicology (HTT), Rapid Exposure Modeling and Dosimetry (REMD), Virtual Tissue Modeling (VTM) and Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) progress on the CSS StRAP. Due to unforeseen circumstances, EPA is announcing this meeting with less than 15 calendar days' notice.

DATES:

1. The initial meeting will be held over four days via videoconference:

a. Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT);

b. Wednesday, February 3, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT);

c. Thursday, February 4, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT); and

d. Friday, February 5, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT).

Attendees must register by February 1, 2021.

2. A BOSC deliberation will be held on February 25, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (EDT). Attendees must register by February 24, 2021.

3. A final summary teleconference will be held on March 11, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT). Attendees must register by March 10, 2021.

Meeting times are subject to change. This series of meetings are open to the public. Comments must be received by February 1, 2021 to be considered by the subcommittee. Requests for the draft agenda or making a presentation at the meeting will be accepted until February 1, 2021.

ADDRESSES:

Instructions on how to connect to the videoconference will be provided upon registration at https://www.eventbrite.com/​e/​us-epa-bosc-css-and-hera-subcommittee-meeting-tickets-121084839013. Start Printed Page 6325

Submit your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2015-0635 by one of the following methods:

Note:

Comments submitted to the www.regulations.gov website are anonymous unless identifying information is included in the body of the comment.

  • Email: Send comments by electronic mail (email) to: ORD.Docket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2015-0635.

Note:

Comments submitted via email are not anonymous. The sender's email will be included in the body of the comment and placed in the public docket which is made available on the internet.

Instructions: All comments received, including any personal information provided, will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at www.regulations.gov. Information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute will not be included in the public docket, and should not be submitted through www.regulations.gov or email. For additional information about the EPA's public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/​dockets/​.

Public Docket: Publicly available docket materials may be accessed Online at www.regulations.gov.

Copyrighted materials in the docket are only available via hard copy. The telephone number for the ORD Docket Center is (202) 566-1752.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

The Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Tom Tracy, via phone/voicemail at: (202) 564-6518; or via email at: tracy.tom@epa.gov.

Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft agenda, attending the meeting, or making a presentation at the meeting should contact Tom Tracy no later than February 1, 2021.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) is a federal advisory committee that provides advice and recommendations to EPA's Office of Research and Development on technical and management issues of its research programs. Meeting agendas and materials will be posted to https://www.epa.gov/​bosc.

Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited to, the following: Recent progress and activities for HTT, REMD, VTM and AOP progress on the CSS StRAP.

Information on Services Available: For information on translation services, access, or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Tom Tracy at (202) 564-6518 or tracy.tom@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Tom Tracy at least ten days prior to the meeting to give the EPA adequate time to process your request.

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Authority: Pub. L. 92-463, 1, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770)

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Mary Ross,

Director, Office of Science Advisor, Policy and Engagement.

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[FR Doc. 2021-01204 Filed 1-19-21; 8:45 am]

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