[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 103 (Wednesday, May 29, 2013)]
[Pages 32250-32251]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12780]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0036; FRL-9387-5]

CDM Smith and Dynamac Corp; 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 CDM Smith and its subcontractor, 
Dynamac Corp, in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). 
CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, have been awarded a 
contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will 
enable CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, to fulfill the 
obligations of the contract.

DATES: CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, will be given 
access to this information on or before June 3, 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

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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 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-OPP-2013-0036. 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-W-11-020, CDM Smith and its subcontractor, 
Dynamac Corp, will perform support OPP in four general areas: Reviewing 
and evaluating studies provided by the registrants or found in open 
literature searches; producing assessments; reviewing submitted risk 
assessments; and developing or improving risk assessment methods. In 
addition, support may be required to provide training for EPA staff on 
issues related to the science and methods of risk assessment. Workshop 
organization and facilitation may also be required.
    OPP has determined that access by CDM Smith and its subcontractor, 
Dynamac Corp, to information on all pesticide chemicals is necessary 
for the performance of this contract.
    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)(2), the 
contract with CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, 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, CDM Smith and its 
subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, are 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 
CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, until the requirements 
in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information 
provided to CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, will be 
maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All information 
supplied to CDM Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, by EPA for 
use in connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when CDM 
Smith and its subcontractor, Dynamac Corp, have completed their work.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government 
contracts, Government property, Pesticides and pests, Security 

    Dated: May 14, 2013.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-12780 Filed 5-28-13; 8:45 am]