[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2013)]
[Pages 10166-10167]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03330]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0036; FRL-9376-6]

Access Interpreting; Transfer of Data

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 Access Interpreting in 
accordance with the CBI regulations. Access Interpreting has been 
awarded a contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this 
information will enable Access Interpreting to fulfill the obligations 
of the contract.

DATES: Access Interpreting will be given access to this information on 
or before February 19, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MaryC Simmons, 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) 305-6452: email 
address: [email protected].


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 

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-2013-0036. Publicly available 
docket materials are available either in the electronic docket http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory 
Public Docket (OPP Docket) in the Environmental Protection Agency 
Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. 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 OPP Docket is (703) 305-
5805. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information 
about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

II. Contractor Requirements

    Under Contract No. EP10H000109, this contract is to provide the 
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Human Resources (OHR) with 
Sign Language interpreting services. The contractor shall provide 
professional interpreters who shall make every effort to arrive at 
scheduled assignments 15 minutes prior to the start of the assignment, 
concurrent with general interpreting standards. Contract interpreters 
whom the Contractor sends must have a cell phone or text pager that 
will allow them to get instant messages for quick communication of last 
minute changes.
    The work will be performed in a space to be designated by EPA, 
primarily at EPA Headquarters and other Washington, DC area EPA 
facilities. Occasional travel will be involved. The sign language 
personnel will report to the location specified by the EPA Headquarters 
Interpreting Coordinator, also identified as the Project Officer under 
this contract. There will be some requests for interpreters in 
different areas of the United States. The contractor must have the 
ability to procure services in different locations throughout the 
country. The Contractor must primarily serve Deaf and hard of hearing 
persons as a major function of their business and be stationed in the 
Washington, DC metropolitan area.
    This contract involves no subcontractors.
    OPP has determined that the contract described in this document 
involves 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 FIFRA sections 3, 4, 6, 
and 7 and under FFDCA sections 408 and 409.
    In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the 
contract with Access Interpreting prohibits use of the information for 
any purpose not specified in this contract; 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, Access Interpreting is required to submit for EPA 
approval a security

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plan under which any CBI will be secured and protected against 
unauthorized release or compromise. No information will be provided to 
Access Interpreting until the requirements in this document have been 
fully satisfied. Records of information provided to Access Interpreting 
will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All 
information supplied to Access Interpreting by EPA for use in 
connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when Access 
Interpreting has completed its work.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government 
contract, Government property, Security measures.

    Dated: January 30, 2013.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-03330 Filed 2-12-13; 8:45 am]