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Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Subcommittee Meeting-May 2021

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Notice of public meeting.


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) Safe and Sustainable Water Resources (SSWR) Subcommittee to discuss water treatment and infrastructure.


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

a. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT); and

b. Thursday, May 27, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT).

Attendees must register by May 25, 2021.

2. A BOSC deliberation will be held on June 22, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (EDT).

Attendees must register by June 21, 2021.

3. A final summary teleconference will be held on June 29, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (EDT). Attendees must register by June 28, 2021.

Meeting times are subject to change. This series of meetings is open to the public. Comments must be received by May 25, 2021, to be considered by the subcommittee. Requests for the draft agenda or making a presentation at the meeting will be accepted until May 25, 2021.


Instructions on how to connect to the videoconference will be provided upon registration at:​e/​us-epa-bosc-safe-and-sustainable-water-resources-subcommittee-meeting-tickets-142587379691.

Submit your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2015-0467 by one of the following methods:

Note: Comments submitted to the website are anonymous unless identifying information is included in the body of the comment.

  • Email: Send comments by electronic mail (email) to:, Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2015-0467.

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 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 or email. For additional information about the EPA's public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at​dockets/​.

Public Docket: Publicly available docket materials may be accessed Online at

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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The Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Tom Tracy, via phone/voicemail at: (202) 564-6518; or via email at:

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 May 25, 2021.

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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. The meeting agenda and materials will be posted to​bosc.

Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited to, the following: Water treatment and infrastructure.

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 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. 2021-07480 Filed 4-12-21; 8:45 am]