[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 83 (Friday, April 29, 2011)]
[Page 24031]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-10393]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental 
Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned 

    Times and Dates:
8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m., May 18, 2011.
8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., May 19, 2011.
    Place: CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 75 people.
    Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services 
(HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC and Administrator, NCEH/
ATSDR, are authorized under Section 301 (42 U.S.C. 241) and Section 
311 (42 U.S.C. 243) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, 
to: (1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other 
appropriate public authorities, scientific institutions, and 
scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, 
demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, 
treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases 
and other impairments; (2) assist states and their political 
subdivisions in the prevention of infectious diseases and other 
preventable conditions and in the promotion of health and well 
being; and (3) train state and local personnel in health work. The 
BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; 
the Director, CDC and Administrator, ATSDR; and the Director, NCEH/
ATSDR, regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, and 
priorities in fulfillment of the agency's mission to protect and 
promote people's health. The board provides advice and guidance that 
will assist NCEH/ATSDR in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, 
utility, and dissemination of results. The board also provides 
guidance to help NCEH/ATSDR work more efficiently and effectively 
with its various constituents and to fulfill its mission in 
protecting America's health.
    Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda items for the BSC Meeting on 
May 18-19, 2011 will include NCEH/ATSDR Office of the Director 
updates; Program Response to BSC Program Peer Review of the Division 
of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects; presentation on NCEH/
ATSDR Internal Clearance and External Peer Review Policies and 
Procedures on Scientific Documents; presentation on Public Health 
Priority Level [GAO Table 2]; an update on The National 
Conversation; an overview of CDC's public health activities related 
to imported drywall; a review of literature for Toxicological 
Profiles; a presentation on experimental approaches to risk 
assessment, and an update on CDC's Response to earthquake, tsunami 
and radiation release in Japan.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Supplementary Information: The public comment period is 
scheduled on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 4:15 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., 
and Thursday, May 19, 2011 from 2:15 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
    Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee 
Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F-
61, Chamblee, Georgia 30345; telephone 770/488-0575, Fax: 770/488-
3377; E-mail: [email protected]. The deadline for notification of 
attendance is May 9, 2011.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: April 21, 2011.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 2011-10393 Filed 4-28-11; 8:45 am]