[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 198 (Friday, October 12, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62234-62235]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25148]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9741-5; Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2011-0895]


Draft Research Report: Investigation of Ground Water 
Contamination Near Pavillion, WY

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period.

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SUMMARY: EPA is announcing an extension to the public comment period 
for the external review of the draft research report titled, 
``Investigation of Ground Water Contamination near Pavillion, 
Wyoming.'' The draft research report was prepared by the National Risk 
Management Research Laboratory, within the EPA Office of Research and 
Development (ORD), and EPA Region 8. This draft research report is not 
final as described in EPA's Information Quality Guidelines, and does 
not represent and should not be construed to represent Agency policy or 
views. Eastern Research Group, Inc., an EPA contractor for external 
peer review, will convene an independent panel of experts for peer 
review of this draft research report. Public comments submitted during 
the public comment period will be made available to the peer review 
panel for consideration in their review. An external peer review 
meeting will take place following the public comment period. An 
additional Federal Register notice will be published about one month 
prior to the meeting to provide the meeting date, location, and 
registration information. Additional details about the peer review 
process can be found at: http://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_pra_view.cfm?dirEntryID=240345.

DATES: The public comment period began December 14, 2011, and ends 
January 15, 2013. Comments should be submitted to the docket or 
received in writing by EPA by January 15, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The draft ``Investigation of Ground Water Contamination near 
Pavillion, Wyoming.'' is available via the Internet on the EPA Region 8 
site at: http://www.epa.gov/region8/superfund/wy/pavillion/EPA_ReportOnPavillion_Dec-8-2011.pdf.
    Comments may be submitted electronically via http://www.regulations.gov, by email, by mail, by facsimile, or by hand 
delivery/courier. Please follow the detailed instructions provided in 
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
    Additional Information: For information on the docket, 
www.regulations.gov, or the public comment period, please contact the 
Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket (Mail Code: 2822T), 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460; telephone: 202-566-1752; facsimile: 202-566-1753; 
or email: [email protected].
    For information on the draft report, please contact Rebecca Foster, 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, P.O. Box 1198, Ada, OK 74821; 
telephone: 580-436-8750; facsimile: 580-436-8529; or email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Information About Pavillion Ground Water Investigation

    Pavillion, Wyoming is located in Fremont County, about 20 miles 
northwest of Riverton. The concern at the site is potential ground 
water contamination, based on resident complaints about smells, tastes, 
and adverse changes in water quality of their domestic wells. In 
collaboration with ORD, Region 8 has been conducting a ground water 
investigation. The purpose of this ground water investigation is to 
better understand the basic ground water hydrology and how the 
constituents of concern may be occurring in the aquifer. More 
information is available at http://www.epa.gov/region8/superfund/wy/pavillion/.

II. How To Submit Comments To the Docket at http://www.regulations.gov

    Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2011-
0895, by one of the following methods:
     http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected].
     Facsimile: 202-566-1753.
     Mail: Office of Environmental Information Docket (Mail 
Code: 2822T), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. The telephone number is 202-566-1752. 
If you provide comments by mail, please submit one unbound original 
with pages numbered consecutively, and three copies of the comments. 
For attachments, provide an index, number pages consecutively with the 
comments, and submit an unbound original and three copies.
     Hand Delivery: The OEI Docket is located in the EPA 
Headquarters Docket Center, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public 
Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public 
Reading Room is 202-566-1744. Deliveries are only accepted during the 
docket's normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be 
made for deliveries of boxed information. If you provide comments by 
hand delivery, please submit one unbound original with pages numbered 
consecutively, and three copies of the comments. For attachments, 
provide an index, number pages consecutively with the comments, and 
submit an unbound original and three copies.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2011-0895. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the 
specified comment period. It is EPA's policy to include all comments it 
receives in the public docket without change and to make the comments 
available online at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided, unless comments include information claimed to be 
Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose 
disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you 
consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http://www.regulations.gov or email. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site 
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an ``anonymous access'' system, which means that EPA will not know your 
identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of 
your comments. If you send email comments directly to EPA without going 
through http://www.regulations.gov, your email address will be 
automatically captured and included as part of the comments that are 
placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you 
submit electronic comments, EPA recommends that you include your name 
and other contact information in the body of your comments and with any 
disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comments due to 
technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA 
may not be able to consider your comments. Electronic files should 
avoid the use of special characters and any form of encryption and be 
free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA's 
public docket, visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.
    Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. 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 either electronically 
at http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the OEI Docket in the 
EPA Headquarters Docket Center.

    Dated: October 5, 2012.
Lek Kadeli,
Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and 
Development.
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