[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 126 (Wednesday, July 1, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37608-37609]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16226]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004; FRL-9929-17]


Access to Confidential Business Information by Science 
Applications International Corporation and Its Identified 
Subcontractor, Solutions by Design II, LLC

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Science Applications 
International Corporation of McLean, VA, and its identified 
subcontractor, Solutions by Design II, LLC of Vienna, VA, to access 
information which has been submitted to EPA under all sections of the 
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be 
claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI).

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DATES: Access to the confidential data occurred on or about March 25, 
2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental 
Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8257; email 
address: [email protected].
    For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 
422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 
554-1404; email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, 
however, be of interest to all who manufacture, process, or distribute 
industrial chemicals. Since other entities may also be interested, the 
Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may 
be affected by this action.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics 
Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center 
(EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The 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, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566-
0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information 
about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

II. What action is the Agency taking?

    Under EPA contract number GS-35F-486BA, order number EP-G15H-01095, 
contractor SAIC of 1701 SAIC Drive, McLean, VA; and Solutions by Design 
II, LLC of 1953 Gallows Road, Suite 870, Vienna, VA, are assisting OPPT 
in developing, enhancing, maintaining and operating a variety of EPA 
databases and applications. They will also assist in the interfaces and 
linkages to other applications.
    In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under 
EPA contract number GS-35F-486BA, order number EP-G15H-01095, SAIC and 
its subcontractor required access to CBI submitted to EPA under all 
sections of TSCA to perform successfully the duties specified under the 
contract. SAIC and its subcontractor's personnel were given access to 
information submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA. Some of the 
information may be claimed or determined to be CBI.
    EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information 
under all sections of TSCA that EPA has provided SAIC and its 
subcontractor access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis 
only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract is taking place at EPA 
Headquarters in accordance with EPA's TSCA CBI Protection Manual.
    Access to TSCA data, including CBI, will continue until March 26, 
2018. If the contract is extended, this access will also continue for 
the duration of the extended contract without further notice.
    SAIC and its subcontractor's personnel have signed nondisclosure 
agreements and were briefed on appropriate security procedures before 
they were permitted access to TSCA CBI.

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.

    Dated: June 19, 2015.
Pamela S. Myrick,
Acting Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution 
Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. 2015-16226 Filed 6-30-15; 8:45 am]
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