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Science Advisory Board Teleconference on New Research Directions

The September 1, 2011 Federal Register contained a meeting notice for a joint public teleconference to be held Monday, September 19 from noon to 3PM eastern time.  The call, between the EPA Science Advisory Board and the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), will discuss a draft report providing advice on the Office of Research and Development’s (ORD’s) new strategic directions for research.  ORD is restructuring its research programs for FY 2012 to better understand environmental problems and inform sustainable solutions to meet EPA’s strategic goals.  A meeting agenda and other materials for the meeting will be placed on the SAB Web site at http://epa.gov/sab.

For more information about this public teleconference, please contact Dr. Angela Nugent, Designated Federal Officer, EPA Science Advisory Board, via telephone/voice mail (202) 564–2218 or e-mail at nugent.angela@epa.gov.