[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 101 (Thursday, May 28, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25529-25530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12480]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8910-2]


Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of Two Public 
Teleconferences of the Science Advisory Board Radiation Advisory 
Committee Augmented for the Review of EPA's Radiogenic Cancer Risk 
Assessment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces 
two public teleconferences of the SAB Radiation Advisory Committee 
(RAC) to discuss its draft review report of EPA's draft document 
entitled ``EPA Radiogenic Cancer Risk Models and Projections for the 
U.S. Population,'' December 2008.

DATES: The teleconference dates are Thursday, June 18, 2009 from 1 p.m. 
to 4 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) and Wednesday, July 22, 2009, from 1 
p.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

ADDRESSES: The teleconferences will be conducted by telephone only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to 
obtain the call-in number and access code for the public teleconference 
may contact Dr. K. Jack Kooyoomjian, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 
by mail at the EPA SAB Staff Office (1400F), U.S. EPA, 1200 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at (202) 
343-9984; by fax at (202) 233-0643; or by e-mail at: 
kooyoomjian.jack@epa.gov. General information concerning the SAB can be 
found on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2 (FACA), the SAB Staff Office hereby 
gives notice of two public teleconference meetings of the SAB Radiation 
Advisory Committee (RAC), to discuss its draft report regarding its 
review of EPA's radiogenic cancer risk assessment. The SAB was 
established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4365 to provide independent 
scientific and technical advice to the Administrator on the technical 
basis for Agency positions and regulations. The SAB is a Federal 
Advisory Committee chartered under FACA. The SAB will comply with the 
provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural 
policies.
    EPA's Office of Air and Radiation and Indoor Air (ORIA), has 
requested that the SAB Radiation Advisory Committee (RAC) provide 
advice to EPA on its most recent radiogenic cancer risk assessment, a 
draft document entitled EPA Radiogenic Cancer Risk Models and 
Projections for the U.S. Population, December, 2008. A public 
conference call was held on Friday, February 27, 2009 and a public 
face-to-face review meeting was held on March 23 to 25, 2009 in the 
Washington, DC metropolitan area.
    Availability of Meeting Materials: The meeting agendas and the SAB 
public draft report which will be the subject of the discussions will 
be posted on the SAB Web site prior to the teleconferences.
    The EPA draft document, ``EPA Radiogenic Cancer Risk Models and 
Projections for the U.S. Population,'' December 2008 is available at 
http://epa.gov/radiation/assessment/pubs.html.
    Technical Contact: For questions and information concerning the 
EPA's draft document being reviewed, please contact Dr. Mary E. Clark 
of the U.S. EPA, ORIA by telephone at (202) 343-9348, fax at (202) 243-
2395, or e-mail at clark.marye@epa.gov.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Interested members of the 
public may submit relevant written or oral information for the SAB's 
RAC to consider during the review process. Oral Statements: In general, 
individuals or groups requesting an oral presentation at a public 
teleconference will be limited to three minutes per

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speaker with no more than a total of fifteen minutes for all speakers. 
Interested parties who wish to be placed on the public speaker list 
should contact the DFO, contact information provided above, in writing 
via e-mail seven days prior to the teleconference meeting date. For the 
Thursday, June 18, 2009 teleconference meeting, the deadline is 
Thursday, June 11, 2009. For the Wednesday, July 22, 2009 
teleconference meeting, the deadline is Wednesday, July 15, 2009. 
Written Statements: Written statements should be received in the SAB 
Staff Office seven days prior to the teleconference meeting, so that 
the information may be made available to the SAB's augmented RAC for 
their consideration. For the Thursday, June 18, 2009 teleconference 
meeting, the deadline is Thursday, June 11, 2009; for the Wednesday, 
July 22, 2009 meeting the deadline is Wednesday, July 15, 2009. Written 
statements should be supplied to the DFO in the following formats: one 
hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via e-mail 
to kooyoomjian.jack@epa.gov (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, 
WordPerfect, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBM-PC/
Windows 98/2000/XP format). Submitters are asked to provide versions of 
each document submitted with and without signatures, because the SAB 
Staff Office does not publish documents with signatures on its Web 
sites.
    Meeting Accommodations: For information on access or services for 
individuals with disabilities, please contact the DFO, contact 
information provided above. To request accommodation of a disability, 
please contact the DFO, preferably at least 10 days prior to the 
meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.

    Dated: May 9, 2009.
Anthony F. Maciorowski,
Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office.
[FR Doc. E9-12480 Filed 5-27-09; 8:45 am]
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