[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 8, 2009)]
[Pages 32608-32609]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-15935]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0143; FRL-8423-2]

FED Consulting, 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 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 FED Consulting, Inc. in 
accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). FED Consulting, 
Inc. has been awarded multiple contracts to perform work for OPP, and 
access to this information will enable FED Consulting, Inc. to fulfill 
the obligations of the contract.

DATES: FED Consulting, Inc. will be given access to this information on 
or before July 13, 2009.

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-2009-0143. 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 these contract numbers, the contractor will perform the 
    Under Contract No. EP-W-08-053, FED Consulting, Inc. was acquired 
to provide official records support and maintenance to the nine offices 
within the Office of Enforcement Compliance and Assurance (OECA). This 
maintenance includes inventory and retirement of records and the 
development and revision of OECA's records guidance manual. OECA has a 
wide range of specialized records which

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include but are not limited to compliance and enforcement records, air 
monitoring and forecasting records, investigations and surveillance of 
environmental criminal records, and environmental and environmental 
remediation records. OECA has general records which include, but are 
not limited to: Publications; annual reports; Freedom of Information 
Act and administrative records.
    This contract involves no subcontractors.
     The 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 FED Consulting, 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, FED Consulting, 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 FED Consulting, Inc. 
until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. 
Records of information provided to FED Consulting, Inc. will be 
maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All information 
supplied to FED Consulting, Inc. by EPA for use in connection with this 
contract will be returned to EPA when FED Consulting, Inc. has 
completed its work.

List of Subjects

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

    Dated: June 19, 2009.
Steven Bradbury,
Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. E9-15935 Filed 7-7-09; 8:45 a.m.]