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[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004; FRL-8114-7]

Access to Confidential Business Information by Logistics Management Institute

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: EPA has authorized Systems Research Applications (SRA) Corporation's subcontractor, Logistics Management Institute (LMI) of McLean, 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).
DATES: Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than February 16, 2007.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby Lintner, Regulatory Coordinator, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 554-1404; e-mail

For technical information contact: Pam Moseley, Information Management Division (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8956; fax number: (202) 564-8955; e-mail

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Notice Apply to Me?

This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of interest to those persons who are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under TSCA. 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. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the technical person listed underFOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

1.Docket.EPA established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2003-0004. All documents in the docket are listed in the docket's index available at 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 material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available electronically at, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30

p.m.,Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566-0280. Docket visitors are required to show photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned upon departure.

2.Electronic access. You may access thisFederal Registerdocument electronically through the EPA Internet under the“Federal Register” listings at

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

Under EPA contract number EP-W-05-024, and dependent task orders, subcontractor LMI of 2000 Corporate Ridge, McLean, VA, will assist SRA and the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) in implementing OPPT's Target Information Architecture, which involves enterprise architecture documentation, development, requirements analysis, design, testing, change management, and updates to the information management systems that store TSCA CBI data.

In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under EPA contract number EP-W-05-024, LMI will require access to CBI submitted to EPA under all sections of TSCA to perform successfully the duties specified under the contract. LMI personnel will be 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 may provide LMI access to these CBI materials on a need-to-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract will take place at EPA Headquarters.

LMI will be authorized access to TSCA CBI at EPA Headquarters under the EPATSCA CBI Protection Manual.

Clearance for access to TSCA CBI under this contract may continue until April 14, 2010, unless such access is extended.

LMI personnel will be required to sign nondisclosure agreements and will be briefed on appropriate security procedures before they are permitted access to TSCA CBI.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Confidential Business Information.

Dated: January 31, 2007. Todd S. Holderman, Acting Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.