[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 96 (Friday, May 17, 2013)]
[Pages 29132-29133]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11825]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0536; FRL-9385-5]

Environmental Management Resources, 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 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 Environmental Management Resources, 
Inc. Environmental Management Resources, Inc. has been awarded a 
contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will 
enable Environmental Management Resources, Inc. to fulfill the 
obligations of the contract.

DATES: Environmental Management Resources, Inc. will be given access to 
this information on or before May 22, 2013.

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-2013-0536. 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 number, EP-D-08-089, the contractor will perform the 
following: Environmental Management Resources, Inc. shall perform 

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toxicological and ecological research support services for the U.S. 
EPA, ORD/NHEERL Mid-Continent Ecology Division (MED), Duluth, 
    1. Perform chemical analysis of effluents, ambient waters, spiked 
water (toxicity bioassays), leachates, sediments, and tissues.
    2. Develop logistical plans, applying to ecological assessment in 
the field to implement sampling, and biological and/or chemical 
analysis at remote sites.
    3. Conduct those tasks as assigned in Work Assignments.
    4. Plan and conduct scientific meetings and seminars.
    5. Conduct quality assurance on EPA test data, which may be 
suitable for model or benchmark development.
    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.
    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) and 
2.308(i)(2), the contract with Environmental Management Resources, 
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, 
Environmental Management Resources, 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 Environmental Management Resources, Inc., until the 
requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of 
information provided to Environmental Management Resources, Inc. will 
be maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All 
information supplied to Environmental Management Resources, Inc. by EPA 
for use in connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when 
Environmental Management Resources, Inc. has completed its work.

List of Subjects

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

    Dated: April 30, 2013.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-11825 Filed 5-16-13; 8:45 am]