Meeting

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Chartered SAB (New Start Time - 8:45 AM on June 5)

06/05/2019 to 06/06/2019



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Meeting Agenda


Meeting Agenda

[<b>(Agenda updated on 5/28/19) - </b>]To hear remarks from the EPA Administrator, receive briefings from EPA, and discuss: EPA's proposed Science and Transparency Rule; planned actions on EPA's 2018 Spring Regulatory Agenda; actions related to updating EPA guidelines for carcinogen and noncancer assessment; Science Advisory Board self-initiated project; and EPA's Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule.

Meeting Materials


Meeting Materials


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CategoryMeeting Material
Agency Briefing MaterialEPA Presentation. EPA's PFAS Action Plan. Dr. Jennifer McLain and Dr. Andrew Gillespie (PDF)
Agency Briefing MaterialEPA Presentation. SAB Consultation - Updating EPA's Cancer and non-Cancer Risk Assessment Guidance. Dr. Edward Ohanian and Dr. David Bussard (PDF)
Agency Briefing MaterialEPA Presentation. Strengehening Transparency in Regulatory Science Rulemaking. Dr. Maria Doa (PDF)
Agency Follow-upEPA Responses to SAB Questions Concerning the Proposed Rule Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science (PDF)
Agency-provided Background MaterialAgency Charge: Actions Related to Updating EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen and Noncancer Assessment Advisory (PDF)
Agency-provided Background MaterialEPA Update on Office of Air and Radiation Spring 2018 Regulatory Agenda (PDF)
Agency-provided Background MaterialSupporting Material: Letter from EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to Dr. Michael Honeycutt and Members of the SAB about Review of Planned Regulatory Actions. April 19, 2019 (PDF)
Agency-provided Background MaterialSupporting Material: Memorandum from EPA Adminstrator Andrew Wheeler to EPA Assistant Administrators - Increasing Consistency and Transparency in the Rulemaking Process. may 13, 2019 (PDF)
Agency-provided Background MaterialSupporting Material: Proposed Rule Titled Revised Definition of "Waters of the United States" (FR 84 4154). (PDF)
Agency-provided Background MaterialSupporting Material: Proposed Rule Titled Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science (FR 83 18768) (PDF)
Committee-Developed or Provided Background MaterialAdditional Questions for EPA from SAB Members on Science and Transparency Rule Issues of Secure Access to Confidential Business Information (CBI) and Personally Identifying Information (PII) (PDF)
Committee-Developed or Provided Background MaterialBackground Document on Blood Testing for PFAS. (PDF)
Committee-Developed or Provided Background MaterialPreparation for Chartered Science Advisory Board (SAB) Discussion of EPA's Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule (PDF)
Committee-Developed or Provided Background MaterialPreparations for Chartered Science Advisory Board (SAB) Discussions of EPA Planned Agency Actions and their Supporting Science in the Spring 2018 Regulatory Agenda (PDF)
Committee-Developed or Provided Background MaterialProposed EPA Science Advisory Board Project: Scientific Issues in Identifying, Estimating, and Validating the Co-Benefits of Clean-Air Regulations. (PDF)
Committee-Developed or Provided Background MaterialScience Advisory Board Work Group Questions for EPA Concerning the Proposed Rule Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. (PDF)
Information provided by Chartered SAB LiaisonComments from Barbara Morrissey on Updating EPA Risk Assessment Guidance (PDF)
List of public speakersRegistered Public Speakers (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerPresentation on Actions Related to Updating EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen and Noncancer Assessment from Penelope A. Fenner-Crisp (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from Bernard Goldstein (Revised June 5, 2019), Environmental Protection Network. (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from Christopher Frey, North Carolina State University (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from John Bachmann (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from Mr. Ted Steichen, American Petroleum Institute (PDF)
Presentation by Registered Public SpeakerWritten Statement from Penelope A. Fenner-Crisp (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeAdditional Comments from Penelope A. Fenner-Crisp on Updating Risk Assessment Guidelines (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeAttachment #5 to Public Comments from Earthjustice (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeClarifying Comments from Earthjustice for the Science Advisory Board's Consideration Following the June 2019 Meeting (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComment submitted by Jean Public (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Academics, Scientists and Clinicians on the EPA Proposed Action Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Academics, Scientists and Clinicians on the EPA Proposed Rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Earthjustice for the Science Advisory Board's Consideration in Advance of Its June 2019 Meeting (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments from Previous SAB Panel Members on the Proposed Rule, "Revised Definition of Waters of the United States." Submitted by Mazeika Sullivan, Ohio State University (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Actions Related to Updating EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen and Noncancer Assessment (Revised June 5, 2019). Submitted by Penelope A. Fenner-Crisp. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Costs and Benefits in the Rulemaking Process. Submitted by Ted Steichen, American Petroleum Institute (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA request for SAB advice on updating the Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment and creation of guidelines for non-cancer risk assessment. Submitted by Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Reconsideration. Submitted by Jack Lienke, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University Law School (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA's Proposed Re-definition of "Waters of the United States." Submitted by Jon Devine, Natural Resources Defense Council (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on EPA's Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule, Submitted by Bethany A. Davis Noll, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University Law School (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Issues Before the Science Advisory Board. Submitted by Michael Dourson, Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Proposed SAB Project - Scientific Issues in Identifying, Estimating, and Validating the Co-Benefits of Clean Air Regulations. Submitted by Alan Krupnick, Resources for the Future. (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on Updating EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment and Creating Guidelines for Non-cancer Risk Assessment. Submitted by Jessica Ryman-Rasmussen, American Petroleum Institute (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the EPA Proposed Rule: Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. Submitted by Ted Steichen, American Petroleum Institute (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the Proposed Rule, Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Scienc. Submitted by Brittany Meyer, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficeComments on the SAFE Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks. Submitted by Avi Zevin, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University Law School (PDF)
Public comment submitted to the SAB Staff OfficePublic Comments from Scientists, Academics, and Health Professionsls on Updating EPA Guidelines for Carcinogen and Noncancer Assessment. Submitted by Veena Singula, University of California, San Francisco (PDF)
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