[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 222 (Thursday, November 18, 2010)]
[Pages 70672-70673]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-29140]



[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004; FRL-8852-9]

Access to Confidential Business Information by Computer Sciences 
Corporation and Its Identified Subcontractors

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Computer Sciences 
Corporation (CSC) of Chantilly, VA and Its Identified Subcontractors, 
to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all 
sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the 
information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business 
Information (CBI).

DATES: Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than 
November 26, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: 
Pamela Moseley, Information Management Division (7407M), Office of 
Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-

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0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8956; fax number: (202) 564-8955; e-
mail address: [email protected].
    For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 
422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 
554-1404; e-mail address: [email protected].


I. General Information

A. Does this notice apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, 
however, be of interest to all who manufacture, process, or distribute 
industrial chemicals. Since other entities may also be interested, 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 
technical person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    EPA has established a docket for this action under docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004. All documents in the 
docket are listed in the docket index available at http://www.regulations.gov. 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 electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPPT 
Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at 
Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. 
The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone 
number of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the 
telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566-0280. Docket visitors 
are required to show photographic identification, pass through a metal 
detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed 
through an X-ray machine and subject to search. Visitors will be 
provided an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times in the 
building and returned upon departure.

II. What action is the agency taking?

    Under EPA contract number GS-35F-4381G, Task Order Number 1659, 
contractors CSC of 15000 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA; Apex 
Systems, Inc. of 4000 W. Chase Blvd, Suite 450, Raleigh, NC; Excel 
Management Systems of 691 N. High Street, 2nd Floor, Columbus, OH; 
KForce of 950 Herndon Parkway, Suite 360, Herndon, VA; ITM Associates, 
Inc. of 1700 Rockville Pike, Suite 350, Rockville, MD; and TEK Systems 
of 7437 Race Road, 2nd Floor, Hanover, MD will assist the Office of 
Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) in routine system administration 
(SA) and database administration (DBA) as required to support OPPT 
computer applications; OPPT staff; and their development staff. 
Specific types of duties will be configuration changes; assistance in 
backups/restoration of data; installation of operating system 
maintenance; database maintenance; troubleshooting problems; and 
security fixes. Routine performance of these duties does not require 
access to TSCA CBI data.
    In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under 
EPA contract number GS-35F-4381G, Task Order Number 1659, CSC and Its 
Identified Subcontractors will require access to CBI submitted to EPA 
under all sections of TSCA to perform successfully the duties specified 
under the contract. CSC and Its Identified Subcontractors' personnel 
will be given access to information submitted to EPA under all sections 
of TSCA. Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be 
    EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information 
under all sections of TSCA that EPA may provide CSC and Its Identified 
Subcontractors access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis 
only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract will take place at EPA 
Headquarters and the Research Triangle Park facilities in accordance 
with EPA's TSCA CBI Protection Manual.
    Access to TSCA data, including CBI, will continue until September 
30, 2016. If the contract is extended, this access will also continue 
for the duration of the extended contract without further notice.
    CSC and Its Identified Subcontractors' personnel will be required 
to sign nondisclosure agreements and will be briefed on appropriate 
security procedures before they are permitted access to TSCA CBI.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Confidential business information.

    Dated: November 2, 2010.
Matthew Leopard,
Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution 
Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. 2010-29140 Filed 11-17-10; 8:45 am]