[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 89 (Tuesday, May 9, 2006)]
[Pages 26963-26964]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-7027]



[EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0423; FRL-8168-1]

Board of Scientific Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting--June 

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 of the Board of 
Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday June 1, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 
5:30 p.m. The meeting will continue on Friday, June 2, 2006 from 8:30 
a.m. to 1:45 p.m. All times noted are eastern time. The meeting may 
adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for the draft 
agenda or for making oral presentations at the meeting will be accepted 
up to 1 business day before the meeting.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Monte Carlo Hotel and 
Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109. Submit 
your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0423, 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-2006-0423.
     Fax: Fax comments to: (202) 566-0224, Attention Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0423.
     Mail: Send comments by mail to: Board of Scientific 
Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting--June 2006 Docket, Mailcode: 
28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, Attention 
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0423.
     Hand Delivery or Courier. Deliver comments to: EPA Docket 
Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, EPA West Building,

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1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Attention Docket ID No. 
EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0423. 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-
2006-0423. 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 Web site 
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, Executive Committee--June 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

    Any member of the public interested in receiving a draft BOSC 
agenda or making a presentation at the meeting 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.
    Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited 
to: discussion of the draft report from the Science to Achieve Results 
(STAR)/Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Subcommittee; 
update on subcommittees for the Technology for Sustainability, Human 
Health Risk Assessment, Safe Pesticides/Safe Products, and Homeland 
Security program reviews; update on the Computational Toxicology 
Subcommittee; a site visit to ORD's National Exposure Research Lab; 
presentation of ORD responses to three recent BOSC reports; a briefing 
on Futures; discussion of the draft BOSC Subcommittee Chair Handbook, 
Implementing Standing BOSC Lab/Center Subcommittees, and status of the 
Program Review Tool Workgroup; an update on EPA's Science Advisory 
Board activities; and future issues and plans. The meeting 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: May 2, 2006.
Jeffery Morris,
Acting Director, Office of Science Policy.
 [FR Doc. E6-7027 Filed 5-8-06; 8:45 am]