[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 28 (Wednesday, February 11, 2015)]
[Page 7586]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-02580]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0502; FRL-9921-92]

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

DATES: Badger Technical Services, LLC, will be given access to this 
information on or before February 17, 2015.

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-2014-0502. 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 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The 
Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

II. Contractor Requirements

    Under this contract number, EP-D-13-052, the contractor will 
perform the following:
    Furnish the necessary personnel, supplies, and equipment except as 
otherwise defined, to perform toxicological and ecological research 
support services for the United States, EPA, ORD/NHEERL Mid-Continent 
Ecology Division (MED), Duluth, Minnesota. Obtain from sources which 
have been approved by EPA, transport or arrange for shipping to MED, 
and hold in the culturing unit, cultures of multiple species of fish 
and invertebrates. Operate and maintain the Organism Culture Unit 24 
hours a day, seven days a week, with the goal of providing the highest 
quality organisms for MBD's research projects. Provide electronic 
scientific equipment support.
    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, 
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), the 
contract with Badger Technical Services, LLC, 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, Badger Technical Services, 
LLC, 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 Badger Technical 
Services, LLC, until the requirements in this document have been fully 
satisfied. Records of information provided to Badger Technical 
Services, LLC, will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for this 
contract. All information supplied to Badger Technical Services, LLC, 
by EPA for use in connection with this contract will be returned to EPA 
when Badger Technical Services, LLC, has completed its work.

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.

    Dated: January 28, 2015.
Mark A. Hartman,
Director, Information Technology and Resource Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2015-02580 Filed 2-10-15; 8:45 am]