[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 2 (Wednesday, January 4, 2006)]
[Pages 339-340]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8271]



[EPA-HQ-ORD-2005-0562; FRL-8018-4]

Board of Scientific Counselors, Science to Achieve Results 
(STAR)/Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Subcommittee 
Meetings--Winter/Spring 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 two meetings of the Board of 
Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Science to Achieve Results (STAR)/Greater 
Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Subcommittee.

DATES: Two public conference calls will be held on: (1) Thursday, 
January 26, 2006 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and (2) Thursday, February 16, 
2006 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All times noted are eastern time. The 
meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for 
the draft agenda or for making oral presentations at the conference 
calls will be accepted up to 1 business day before each conference 

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
ORD-2005-0562, by one of the following methods:
     http://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-2005-0562.
     Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2005-0562.
     Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific 
Counselors, Science to Achieve Results (STAR)/Greater Research 
Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Subcommittee--Winter/Spring 2006 Docket, 
Mailcode: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, 
Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2005-0562.
     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-2005-
0562. 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-
2005-0562. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included 
in the public docket without change and may be made available online at 
http://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 http://www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://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 body of 
your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without 
going through http://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 http://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 http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Board of 
Scientific Counselors, Science to Achieve Results (STAR)/Greater 
Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Subcommittee--Winter/Spring 
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 e-mail at: 


General Information

    Participation in the conference calls will be by teleconference 
only--meeting rooms will not be used. Members of the public who wish to 
obtain the call-in number and access code to participate in the 
conference calls may contact Lorelei Kowalski, the Designated Federal 
Officer, via any of the contact methods listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section above, by 4 working days prior to each 
conference call.
    Proposed agenda items for the conference calls include, but are not 
limited to: (1) First conference call: charge questions, objective of 
the program review, overview of the Office of Research and Development, 
writing assignments, and future meetings; (2) second conference call: 
overview of STAR/GRO fellowship programs, and preparation for a face-
to-face meeting in March 2006. The conference calls are open to the 
    Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For 
information on access or services for

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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 request.

    Dated: December 27, 2005.
Kevin Y. Teichman,
Director, Office of Science Policy.
[FR Doc. E5-8271 Filed 1-3-06; 8:45 am]