[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 78 (Monday, April 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 17665]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08367]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental 
Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/
ATSDR)

AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC 
announces the following meeting for the Board of Scientific Counselors, 
National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances 
and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/ATSDR). This meeting is open to the 
public, limited only by available seating. The meeting room 
accommodates approximately 60 people. The public is also welcome to 
listen to the meeting by calling 888-989-4501, passcode 9885805, 
limited by 100 lines. The deadline for notification of attendance is 
May 14, 2018. The public comment period is scheduled on June 5, 2018 
from 2:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m., EDT and June 6, 2018 from 10:10 a.m. 
until 10:25 a.m., EDT. Individuals wishing to make a comment during 
Public Comment period, please email your name, organization, and phone 
number by May 7, 2018 to Amanda Malasky at amalasky@cdc.gov.

DATES: The meeting will be held on June 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 
p.m., EDT and June 6, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EDT.

ADDRESSES: CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, CDC Building 106, Room 1B, 
Atlanta, GA 30341.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shirley Little, Program Analyst, NCEH/
ATSDR, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy., Mail Stop F-45, Atlanta, GA 30341, 
telephone (770) 488-0577; email snl7@cdc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services 
(HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC and Administrator, NCEH/
ATSDR, are authorized under Section 301 (42 U.S.C. 241) and Section 311 
(42 U.S.C. 243) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, to: (1) 
Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public 
authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of 
research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies 
relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention 
of physical and mental diseases and other impairments; (2) assist 
states and their political subdivisions in the prevention of infectious 
diseases and other preventable conditions and in the promotion of 
health and wellbeing; and (3) train state and local personnel in health 
work. The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance to the 
Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC and Administrator, ATSDR; and the 
Director, NCEH/ATSDR, regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, 
and priorities in fulfillment of the agency's mission to protect and 
promote people's health. The board provides advice and guidance that 
will assist NCEH/ATSDR in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, 
utility, and dissemination of results. The board also provides guidance 
to help NCEH/ATSDR work more efficiently and effectively with its 
various constituents and to fulfill its mission in protecting America's 
health.
    Matters to be Considered: The agenda will include discussions on 
Recovery Efforts to Address Environmental Health Impacts after the 2017 
Hurricanes, NCEH/ATSDR Program Responses to BSC Guidance and Action 
Items, PFAS multi-site study, PEASE, Biomonitoring for PFAS in 
children, Use of Citizen Science for Assessment of Health Risks, 
Statistical Inferences in Environmental Epidemiology, and NCEH/ASTDR 
work with tribes/Tribal Programs. Agenda items are subject to change as 
priorities dictate.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, 
for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency 
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Elizabeth Millington,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2018-08367 Filed 4-20-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4163-19-P