[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 49 (Tuesday, March 15, 2005)]
[Pages 12682-12683]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-5043]




Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of Advisory 
Meeting of the Science Advisory Board

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The chartered Science Advisory Board (SAB) will hold a public 
teleconference meeting to finalize its draft advisory report to the 
Agency on the EPA FY 2006 science and research program budgets.

DATES: April 1, 2005. The SAB will meet on April 1, 2005, via 
teleconference from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (eastern standard time).

ADDRESSES: This public teleconference meeting will take place via 
teleconference only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public who wishes to 
obtain the teleconference call-in numbers and access codes, would like 
to submit written or brief oral comments (3 minutes or less), or who 
wants further information concerning this public teleconference meeting 
should contact Mr. Thomas Miller, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), EPA 
SAB, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (MC 1400F), Washington, DC 20460; 
via telephone/voice mail: (202) 343-9982; fax: (202) 233-0643; or e-
mail at: miller.tom@epa.gov. General information concerning the SAB can 
be found on the EPA Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, Pub. L. 92-463, the SAB Staff Office hereby gives notice 
of a public teleconference of the SAB SRB Advisory Panel. The Panel has 
conducted two public meetings to provide advice regarding EPA's overall 
science and research budget for Fiscal Year 2006. These public meetings 
were noticed in the Federal Register, 69 FR 65427 (November 12, 2004), 
and 70 FR. 4848 (January 31, 2005).
    Purpose: The purpose of this public teleconference is to finalize 
the draft advisory report.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: Copies of the agenda for the 
public teleconference described in this notice and the SAB draft 
advisory report will be posted on the SAB Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/sab/agendas.htm prior to the teleconference.
    Providing Oral or Written Comments at SAB Meetings: It is the 
policy of the SAB Staff Office to accept written public comments of any 
length, and to accommodate oral public comments wherever possible. The 
SAB Staff Office expects the public statements presented at its 
meetings will not be repetitive of previously-submitted oral or written 
statements. Oral Comments: In general, each individual or group 
requesting an oral presentation at a public teleconference meeting will 
be limited to a total time of three minutes (unless otherwise 
indicated). Requests to provide oral comments must be in writing (e-
mail, fax, or mail) and received by the DFO no later than noon eastern 
time five business days prior to the meeting in order to reserve time 
on the meeting agenda. Written Comments: Although the SAB Staff Office 
accepts written comments until the date of the meeting (unless 
otherwise stated), written comments should be received in the SAB Staff 
Office no later than noon eastern time five business days prior to the 
meeting so that the comments may be made available to the Panelists for 
their consideration. Comments should be supplied to the DFO (preferably 
by e-mail) at the address/contact information noted above in the 
following formats: one hard copy with original signature, and one 
electronic copy via e-mail (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, 
WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files (in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP 
    Meeting Access: This is a meeting by teleconference. Individuals 
requiring special accommodation for this meeting should contact the DFO 
at least five business days prior to the meeting, so

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that appropriate arrangements can be made.

    Dated: March 9, 2005.
Vanessa Vu,
Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. 05-5043 Filed 3-14-05; 8:45 am]