[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 24, 2011)]
[Pages 52953-52954]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21539]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0038; FRL-8885-7]

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

DATES: Sheena Shipley will be given access to this information on or 
before August 29, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mario Steadman, 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) 305-8338, 
[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?

    EPA has established a docket for this action under docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0038. 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.

II. Contractor Requirements

    Under Contract No. EP-ll-J-000038 (Student Services Contract), 
Sheena Shipley will analyze chemical form and concentration in sub-
cellular samples, tissues, and exposure media, and prepare solutions 
for chemical dosing and concentration analyses as requested. The 
student will process and analyze samples using a variety of analytical 
instrumentation which may include Liquid Chromatography and Gas 
Chromatography using a variety of detectors. The student will assist in 
general laboratory activities which may include one or more of the 
following: Conducting routine chemical and biochemical analyses, 
preparation of common reagents, and cleaning of laboratory glassware. 
The student shall maintain careful and accurate records in a laboratory 
notebook, record results in summary spreadsheets, write-up summary 
reports of sample analyses following provided guidance, and participate 
in research group meetings. The student will assist in the review and 
entry of chemical structural information in databases as required. The 
notebook and all other data produced under this contract will be the 
property of the Environmental Protection Agency.
    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.

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    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 Sheena Shipley, prohibits use of the information for any 
purpose not specified in the 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, Sheena Shipley 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 Sheena Shipley until the requirements in this 
document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to 
Sheena Shipley will be maintained by the EPA Project Officer for this 
contract. All information supplied to Sheena Shipley by EPA for use in 
connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when Sheena 
Shipley has completed the work.

List of Subjects

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

    Dated: August 16, 2011.
Michael Hardy,
Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-21539 Filed 8-23-11; 8:45 am]