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Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The FIFRA will be peer reviewed by the FIFRA 4. U.S. EPA. Science Policy Council
SAP is structured to provide scientific SAP. Handbook: Peer Review, 3rd Edition.
advice, information and Office of Science Policy, U.S.
D. Public Comment
recommendations to EPA on pesticides Environmental Protection Agency,
and pesticide-related issues as to the The formal peer review process Washington, DC. EPA/100/B-06/002.
impact of regulatory actions on health described above is intended to ensure a Available at:
and the environment. The FIFRA SAP is systematic and unbiased review of the nheerllscience/peer/aboutlpeer/files/
a Federal advisory committee scientific basis for including an assay in 3rdlEditionlPRlHandbook.pdf.
established in 1975 under FIFRA that the EDSP. Although the Agency
operates in accordance with recognizes that other qualified scientists List of Subjects
requirements of the FACA. The FIFRA may also wish to offer opinions to the Environmental protection, Chemicals,
SAP is composed of a permanent panel Agency on the merits of the assays, EPA Endocrine disruptors, Pesticides.
consisting of seven members who are is not soliciting public comments during Dated: July 2, 2007.
appointed by the EPA Administrator the period in which the individual Tier
James B. Gulliford,
from nominees provided by the National 1 assays are being peer reviewed.
Assistant Administrator for Prevention,
Institutes of Health and the National Instead, the Agency will accept
Pesticides and Toxic Substances.
Science Foundation. In addition, FIFRA, comments on the overall Tier 1 battery
[FR Doc. E7–13672 Filed 7–12–07; 8:45 am]
as amended by the FQPA of 1996, from the public when the composition
established a Science Review Board of the Tier 1 battery is being peer
consisting of at least 60 scientists who reviewed by the SAP. A separateFederal
are available to the FIFRA SAP on an ad Register notice will announce the SAP
hoc basis to assist in reviews conducted review of the Tier 1 battery and provide
by the Panel. As a peer review information on opportunities for public
mechanism, the FIFRA SAP provides comment. [Docket Nos. EPA–R04–SFUND–2007–0542;
comments, evaluations and FRL–8439–3]
V. Listserv
recommendations to improve the
effectiveness and quality of analyses The EDSP has created a listserver Georgia-Pacific Hardwood Site,
made by Agency scientists. Members of (Listserv) or ‘‘mailing group.’’ A Listserv Plymouth, Washington County, NC;
the FIFRA SAP are scientists who have is an electronic mailing list that makes Notice of Settlement
sufficient professional qualifications, it possible to reach all individuals in a AGENCY: Environmental Protection
including training and experience, to mailing group with a single e-mail Agency.
provide expert advice and message sent over the Internet. By
ACTION: Notice of settlement.
recommendation to the Agency. More adding your name to the EDSP Listserv,
information about the FIFRA SAP is you will periodically receive an e-mail SUMMARY: Under Section 122(h) of the
available at announcing the availability of materials Comprehensive Environmental
sap. on the EDSP website and other timely Response, Compensation and Liability
The proposed battery along with the information. To subscribe to the EDSP Act (CERCLA), the United States
materials supporting its composition Listserv send a blank e-mail message to: Environmental Protection Agency has
will be provided to a panel of from the entered into a settlement for
approximately 15 to 20 SAP reviewers. location at which you normally send or reimbursement of past response
Some of the panel members may be receive mail. concerning the Georgia-Pacific
individuals who participated in review Hardwood Site located in Plymouth,
of one or more Tier 1 assays, and some VI. References
Washington County, North Carolina.
individuals will be new to the EDSP The following is a list of the
documents that are specifically DATES: The Agency will consider public
peer review process. Use of some of the
same reviewers for both the Tier 1 referenced in this document. These comments settlement until August 13,
assays and the Tier 1 battery is intended references are available in the docket as 2007. The Agency will consider all
to ensure that individuals familiar with identified under ADDRESSES. comments received and may modify or
the individual assays are represented 1. U.S. EPA. Endocrine Disruptor withdraw its consent to the settlement
when the battery is discussed. This Screening and Testing Advisory if comments received disclose facts or
should not present a conflict of interest Committee Final Report. August 1998. considerations which indicate that the
because the context of the review and Available at: settlement is inappropriate, improper,
the questions being asked of the battery scipoly/oscpendo/edspoverview/ or inadequate.
reviewers will differ from what is asked finalrpt.htm. ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are
of the reviewers for the individual Tier 2. National Institute of Environmental available from Ms. Paula V. Batchelor.
1 assays (e.g., questions posed to the Health Sciences (NIEHS). Validation Submit your comments, identified by
SAP reviewers would pertain to and Regulatory Acceptance of Docket ID No. EPA–R04–SFUND–2007–
whether the proposed battery Toxicological Test Methods, A Report of 0542 or Site name Georgia-Pacific
adequately covers the endpoints of the ad hoc Interagency Coordinating Hardwood Superfund Site by one of the
interest for estrogen, androgen, and Committee on the Validation of following methods:
thyroid while questions posed to the Alternative Methods. Research Triangle • Follow
Tier 1 assay reviewers would focus on Park, NC. NIH Report 97-3981. March the online instructions for submitting
the strengths and weaknesses of 1997. comments.
individual assays. 3. U.S. EPA. Validation of Screening • E-mail:
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and Testing Assays Proposed for the • Fax: 404/562–8842/Attn Paula V.

C. Tier 2 Assays EDSP, Draft Version 5.3. October 23, Batchelor.
The peer review strategy for the Tier 2006. Available at: • Mail: Ms. Paula V. Batchelor, U.S.
2 assays will follow a pattern similar to scipoly/sap/meetings/2007/february/ EPA Region 4, SD–SEIMB, 61 Forsyth
that used for Tier 1 battery. These assays edsp-validation-paper.pdf. Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. ‘‘In

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addition, please mail a copy of your Written comments may be submitted I. Selection for Community Support
comments on the information collection to Ms. Batchelor within 30 calendar Review
provisions to the Office of Information days of the date of this publication. Section 10(g)(1) of the Federal Home
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loan Bank Act (Bank Act) requires the
Management and Budget (OMB), Attn: Paula V. Batchelor at 404/562–8887. Finance Board to promulgate
Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th St., NW., regulations establishing standards of
Dated: June 22, 2007.
Washington, DC 20503.’’ community investment or service Bank
Rosalind H. Brown,
Instructions: Direct your comments to Chief, Superfund Enforcement & Information members must meet in order to
Docket ID No. EPA–R04–SFUND–2007– Management Branch,Superfund Division. maintain access to long-term advances.
0452. EPA’s policy is that all comments [FR Doc. E7–13628 Filed 7–12–07; 8:45 am] See 12 U.S.C. 1430(g)(1). The
received will be included in the public regulations promulgated by the Finance
docket without change and may be Board must take into account factors
made available online at http:// such as the Bank member’s performance, including any under the Community Reinvestment Act
personal information provided, unless FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD of 1977 (CRA), 12 U.S.C. 2901 et seq.,
the comment includes information and record of lending to first-time
claimed to be Confidential Business homebuyers. See 12 U.S.C. 1430(g)(2).
[No. 2007–N–10] Pursuant to section 10(g) of the Bank
Information (CBI) or other information
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Federal Home Loan Bank Members Act, the Finance Board has promulgated
Do not submit information that you Selected for Community Support a community support requirements
consider to be CBI or otherwise Review regulation that establishes standards a
protected through Bank member must meet in order to
or e-mail. The AGENCY: Federal Housing Finance maintain access to long-term advances,
Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ Board. and review criteria the Finance Board
system, which means EPA will not ACTION: Notice. must apply in evaluating a member’s
know your identity or contact community support performance. See
information unless you provide it in the SUMMARY: The Federal Housing Finance 12 CFR part 944. The regulation
body of your comment. If you send an Board (Finance Board) is announcing includes standards and criteria for the
e-mail comment directly to EPA without the Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) two statutory factors—CRA performance
going through members it has selected for the 2006–07 and record of lending to first-time
your e-mail address will be sixth quarter review cycle under the homebuyers. 12 CFR 944.3. Only
automatically captured and included as Finance Board’s community support members subject to the CRA must meet
part of the comment that is placed in the requirements regulation. This notice the CRA standard. 12 CFR 944.3(b). All
public docket and made available on the also prescribes the deadline by which members, including those not subject to
Internet. If you submit an electronic Bank members selected for review must CRA, must meet the first-time
comment, EPA recommends that you submit Community Support Statements homebuyer standard. 12 CFR 944.3(c).
include your name and other contact to the Finance Board. Under the rule, the Finance Board
information in the body of your DATES: Bank members selected for the selects approximately one-eighth of the
comment and with any disk or CD–ROM review cycle under the Finance Board’s members in each Bank district for
you submit. If EPA cannot read your community support requirements community support review each
comment due to technical difficulties regulation must submit completed calendar quarter. 12 CFR 944.2(a). The
Community Support Statements to the Finance Board will not review an
and cannot contact you for clarification,
Finance Board on or before August 31, institution’s community support
EPA may not be able to consider your
2007. performance until it has been a Bank
comment. Electronic files should avoid
member for at least one year. Selection
the use of special characters, any form ADDRESSES: Bank members selected for
for review is not, nor should it be
of encryption, and be free of any defects the 2006–07 sixth quarter review cycle
construed as, any indication of either
or viruses. For additional information under the Finance Board’s community
the financial condition or the
about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA support requirements regulation must
community support performance of the
Docket Center homepage at http:// submit completed Community Support
member. Statements to the Finance Board either Each Bank member selected for
Docket: All documents in the docket by regular mail at the Federal Housing review must complete a Community
are listed in the Finance Board, Office of Supervision, Support Statement and submit it to the
index. Although listed in the index, Community Investment and Affordable Finance Board by the August 31, 2007
some information is not publicly Housing, 1625 Eye Street, NW., deadline prescribed in this notice. 12
available, e.g., CBI or other information Washington, DC 20006, or by electronic CFR 944.2(b)(1)(ii) and (c). On or before
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. mail at FITZGERALDE@FHFB.GOV. July 27, 2007, each Bank will notify the
Certain other material, such as FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: members in its district that have been
copyrighted material, will be publicly Emma J. Fitzgerald, Program Analyst, selected for the 2006–07 sixth quarter
available only in hard copy. Publicly Office of Supervision, Community community support review cycle that
available docket materials are available Investment and Affordable Housing, by they must complete and submit to the
either electronically in telephone at 202/408–2874, by Finance Board by the deadline a or in hard copy at electronic mail at Community Support Statement. 12 CFR
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the U.S. EPA Region 4 office located at FITZGERALDE@FHFB.GOV, or by 944.2(b)(2)(i). The member’s Bank will
61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia regular mail at the Federal Housing provide a blank Community Support
30303. Regional office is open from 7 Finance Board, 1625 Eye Street, NW., Statement Form, which also is available
a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Washington, DC 20006. on the Finance Board’s Web site:
Friday, excluding legal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Upon request, the

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