[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 95 (Thursday, May 16, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34931-34932]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-12237]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


Citizens Advisory Committee on Public Health Service (PHS) 
Activities and Research at Department of Energy (DOE) Sites: Oak Ridge 
Reservation Health Effects Subcommittee

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC) announce the following meeting.

    Name: Citizens Advisory Committee on PHS Activities and Research 
at DOE Sites: Oak Ridge Reservation Health Effects Subcommittee 
(ORRHES).
    Time and Date: 12 p.m.-8 p.m., June 18, 2002.
    Place: YWCA of Oak Ridge, 1660 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, 
Tennessee, 37830. Telephone: (865) 482-2008.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 100 people.
    Background: A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in 
October 1990 and renewed in September 2000 between ATSDR and DOE, 
delineates the responsibilities and procedures for ATSDR's public 
health activities at DOE sites required under sections 104, 105, 
107, and 120 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or ``Superfund''). These 
activities include health consultations and public health 
assessments at DOE sites listed on, or proposed for, the Superfund 
National Priorities List and at sites that are the subject of 
petitions from the public; and other health-related activities such 
as epidemiologic studies, health surveillance, exposure and disease 
registries, health education, substance-specific applied research, 
emergency response, and preparation of toxicological profiles. In 
addition, under an MOU signed in December 1990 with DOE and replaced 
by an MOU signed in 2000, the Department of Health and Human 
Services (HHS) has been given the responsibility and resources for 
conducting analytic epidemiologic investigations of residents of 
communities in the vicinity of DOE facilities, workers at DOE 
facilities, and other persons potentially exposed to radiation or to 
potential hazards from non-nuclear energy production and use. HHS 
has delegated program responsibility to CDC.
    Purpose: This subcommittee is charged with providing advice and 
recommendations to the Director, CDC, and the Administrator, ATSDR, 
pertaining to CDC's and ATSDR's public health activities and 
research at this DOE site. Activities shall focus on providing the 
public with a vehicle to express concerns and provide advice and 
recommendations to CDC and ATSDR. The purpose of this meeting is to 
receive updates from ATSDR and CDC, and to address other issues and 
topics, as necessary.

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    Matters to be Discussed: The agenda includes a discussion of the 
public health assessment, updates from the Public Health Assessment, 
Health Needs Assessment, Agenda, and Outreach and Communications 
Workgroups. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities 
dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: La Freta Dalton, Designated 
Federal Official, or Marilyn Palmer, Committee Management 
Specialist, Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, ATSDR, 
1600 Clifton Road, NE, M/S E-54, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 
1-888-42-ATSDR(28737), fax 404/498-1744.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: May 9, 2002.
Alvin Hall,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 02-12237 Filed 5-15-02; 8:45 am]
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