[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 97 (Friday, May 19, 2023)]
[Page 32216]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-10737]



[EPA-HQ-ORD-2020-0701; FRL-10987-01-ORD]

Availability of the Integrated Science Assessment for Lead (Pb) 
(External Review Draft); Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; public comment period; extension.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the 
public comment period by two weeks for the document titled, 
``Integrated Science Assessment for Lead (Pb) (External Review Draft)'' 
The original Federal Register document announcing the public comment 
period was published on March 31, 2023.

DATES: The public comment period for the notice published on March 31, 
2023 (88 FR 19302), is being extended by two weeks. The EPA must 
receive comments on or before June 13, 2023.

ADDRESSES: The ``Integrated Science Assessment for Lead (Pb) (External 
Review Draft)'' is available via the internet on EPA's Integrated 
Science Assessment Lead page at https://www.epa.gov/isa/integrated-science-assessment-isa-lead and in the public docket at http://www.regulations.gov, Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2020-0701.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the public comment 
period, contact the ORD Docket at the EPA Headquarters Docket Center; 
phone: 202-566-1752; facsimile: 202-566-9744; or email: 
[email protected].
    For technical information, contact Evan Coffman; phone: (919) 541-
0567; facsimile: 919-541-5078; or email: [email protected] or 
Meredith Lassiter; phone (919) 541-3200; facsimile: 919-541-5078; or 
email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: How to Submit Technical Comments to the 
Docket at https://www.regulations.gov Submit your comments, identified 
by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2020-0701 for Availability of the 
Integrated Science Assessment for Lead (Pb) (External Review Draft), by 
one of the following methods:
     www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected].
     Fax: 202-566-9744. Due to COVID-19, there may be a delay 
in processing comments submitted by fax.
     Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket 
Center, Office of Research and Development Docket, Mail Code 28221T, 
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. The phone number is 
     Hand Delivery or Courier: EPA Docket Center, WJC West 
Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004.
    The Docket Center's hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday (except Federal Holidays). If you provide 
materials by mail or hand delivery, please submit three copies of these 
materials. For attachments, provide an index, number pages 
consecutively with the materials, and submit an unbound original and 
three copies.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-
2020-0701. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the 
specified comment period. Comments received after the closing date will 
be marked ``late,'' and will only be considered if time permits. It is 
EPA's policy to include all materials it receives in the public docket 
without change and to make the materials available online at 
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, 
unless materials include information claimed to be Confidential 
Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is 
restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to 
be CBI or otherwise protected through www.regulations.gov or email. The 
www.regulations.gov website is an ``anonymous access'' system, which 
means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you 
provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an email directly 
to EPA without going through www.regulations.gov, your email address 
will be automatically captured and included as part of the materials 
that are placed in the public docket and made available on the 
internet. If you submit electronic materials, EPA recommends that you 
include your name and other contact information in the body of your 
materials and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read 
your materials due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for 
clarification, EPA may not be able to consider the materials you 
submit. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, 
any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For 
additional information about EPA's public docket visit EPA's Docket 
Center homepage at https://www.epa.gov/dockets.
    Docket: Documents in the docket are listed in the 
www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some 
information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other materials, 
such as copyrighted material, are publicly available only in hard copy. 
Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically 
in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the ORD Docket in the EPA 
Headquarters Docket Center.

Wayne Cascio,
Director, Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment, Office 
of Research and Development.
[FR Doc. 2023-10737 Filed 5-18-23; 8:45 am]