[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 21, 2006)]
[Pages 14206-14207]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-4067]



[EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0031; FRL-8047-4]

Board of Scientific Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting--
April 2006

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-
463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and 
Development (ORD), gives notice of one meeting (via conference call) of 
the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee.

DATES: The conference call will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2006 from 
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. eastern time, and may adjourn early if all business is 
finished. Requests for the draft agenda or for making oral 
presentations during the call will be accepted up to 1 business day 
before the conference call.

ADDRESSES: Participation in the conference call will be by 
teleconference only--meeting rooms will not be used. Members of the 
public may obtain the call-in number and access code for the calls from 
Lorelei Kowalski, whose contact information is listed under the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Submit your 
comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0031, by one of 
the following methods:
     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-2006-0031.
     Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0031.
     Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific 
Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting--February 2006 Docket, 
Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, 
Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0031.
     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-2006-

    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.

    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2006-0031. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included 
in the public docket without change and may be made available online at 
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 www.regulations.gov or email. The 
www.regulations.gov website is an ``anonymous access'' system, which 
means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you 
provide it in the

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body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA 
without going through 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 
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 www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Board of Scientific 
Counselors, Executive Committee--February 2006 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.

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 email at: 


General Information

    Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft BOSC 
agenda or making a presentation during the conference call 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.
    The purpose of this conference call is to review, discuss, and 
potentially approve a draft report prepared by the BOSC Water Quality 
Subcommittee. Proposed agenda items for the conference call include, 
but are not limited to: Discussion of the Subcommittee's draft 
responses to the charge questions, and general report content. The 
conference call 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 at (202) 564-3408 or 
kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov. 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 

    Dated: March 14, 2006.
Kevin Y. Teichman,
Director, Office of Science Policy.
[FR Doc. E6-4067 Filed 3-20-06; 8:45 am]