In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned
Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., EDT, June 28, 2016; 8:30
a.m.-11:30 a.m., EDT, June 29, 2016.
Place: CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.
The meeting room accommodates approximately 60 people.
Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
(HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC and Administrator, NCEH/
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
Matters for Discussion: The agenda items for the BSC Meeting will
include NCEH/ATSDR Office of the Director updates; update on Climate
and Health; NCEH/ATSDR Program Responses to BSC Guidance and Action
Items; NCEH/ATSDR Support for the Public Health Emergency in Flint;
Rethinking the Strategy for the NCEH Lead Surveillance Program; CDC's
Blood Reference Value for Lead; NCEH/ATSDR's Strategy for PFCs in the
Environment; NCEH/ATSDR's Safe Drinking Water Program: Developing a
Public Health Strategy; updates from the National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences, the National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health, the US Department of Energy and the US Environmental
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Supplemental Information: The public comment period is scheduled on
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 3:15 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., and on
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee
Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F-45,
Atlanta, Georgia 30341; Telephone 770/488-0575 or 770/488-0577, Fax:
770/488-3377; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for notification of
attendance is June 21, 2016.
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.