[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 17, 2008)]
[Pages 76633-76634]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-29465]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0002; FRL-8394-6]

Ace Info Solutions, Inc.; Transfer of Data

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces that pesticide related information 
submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the 
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide

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Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 
including information that may have been claimed as Confidential 
Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be transferred to Ace 
Info Solutions, Inc., in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 
2.308(i)(2). Ace Info Solutions, Inc., has been awarded multiple 
contracts to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will 
enable Ace Info Solutions, Inc., to fulfill the obligations of these 

DATES: Ace Info Solutions, Inc., will be given access to this 
information on or before December 22, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Felicia Croom, Information Technology 
and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide 
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-0786; e-mail 
address: [email protected].


I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action applies to the public in general. As such, the Agency 
has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be 
affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the 
applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person 

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under 
docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0002. Publicly 
available docket materials are available either in the electronic 
docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard 
copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public 
Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal 
Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal 
holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.

II. Contractor Requirements

    Under Contract No. EP-W-09-001, the contractor will perform the 
     Build quickly small applications to fill specific or 
emergency needs which fall outside of the scope of work of the OPP 
Infrastructure Maintenance contract. This maintenance and application 
enhancement work may be in Oracle, Lotus Notes, Domino, Lotus 
Enterprise Integrator (LEI), Documentum, Business Objects, or any other 
software application platform that may be housed on OPP' s servers, or 
on other Agency servers at EPA Headquarters, or at EPA' s computer 
facility in Research Triangle Park, NC. The contractors will provide 
maintenance, application enhancements, and documenting existing 
     This contract covers those activities.
     This contract involves no subcontractors.
    OPP has determined that the contract described in this document 
involves work that is being conducted in connection with FIFRA, in that 
pesticide chemicals will be the subject of certain evaluations to be 
made under this contract. These evaluations may be used in subsequent 
regulatory decisions under FIFRA.
    Some of this information may be entitled to confidential treatment. 
The information has been submitted to EPA under sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 
of FIFRA and under sections 408 and 409 of FFDCA.
    In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the 
contract with Ace Info Solutions, Inc., prohibits use of the 
information for any purpose not specified in this contract; prohibits 
disclosure of the information to a third party without prior written 
approval from the Agency; and requires that each official and employee 
of the contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from 
unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the FIFRA 
Information Security Manual. In addition, Ace Info Solutions, Inc., is 
required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI 
will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or 
compromise. No information will be provided to Ace Info Solutions, 
Inc., until the requirements in this document have been fully 
satisfied. Records of information provided to Ace Info Solutions, Inc., 
will be maintained by the EPA Project Officer for this contract. All 
information supplied to Ace Info Solutions, Inc., by EPA for use in 
connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when Ace Info 
Solutions, Inc., has completed its work.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government 
contracts, Government property, Security measures.

    Dated: December 3, 2008.
Kathryn Bouve
Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. E8-29465 Filed 12-16-08; 8:45 am]