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Federal Register: December 29, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 249)

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0194; FRL-8856-6

AceInfo Solutions and Avaya Government Solutions, Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc.; Transfer of Data

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

SUMMARY: This notice announces that pesticide-related information submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the

Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be transferred to AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2).

AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions,

Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc. have been awarded a contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable

AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions,

Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc., to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

DATES: AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government

Solutions, Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc., will be given access to this information on or before December 15, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mario Steadman, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide

Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,

Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-8338; e-mail address: steadman.mario@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

This action applies to the public in general. As such, 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 person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0194. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S- 4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington,

VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket

Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

II. Contractor Requirements

Under Contract No. GS-06F-0337Z, AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions, Koansys LLC, and Quality

Associates Inc., will perform system operations, software development and maintenance, and Web site management that will require access to potentially all data required for pesticide registration including studies, confidential statements of formula, sites and application methods (submitted and approved), quantities produced, and cases under review, to potentially include enforcement actions.

OPP has determined that access by AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions, Koansys LLC, and Quality

Associates Inc., to information on all pesticide chemicals is necessary for the performance of this contract.

Some of this information may be entitled to confidential treatment.

The information has been submitted to EPA under sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of FIFRA and under sections 408 and 409 of FFDCA.

In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(2), the contract with AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya

Government Solutions, Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc., prohibits use of the information for any purpose not specified in the contract; prohibits disclosure of the information to a third party without prior written approval from the Agency; and requires that each official and employee of the contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the

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FIFRA Information Security Manual. In addition, AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions, Koansys LLC, and

Quality Associates Inc., are required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or compromise. No information will be provided to

AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions,

Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc., until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government

Solutions, Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc., will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for this contract. All information supplied to

AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions,

Koansys LLC, and Quality Associates Inc., by EPA for use in connection with this contract will be returned to EPA when AceInfo Solutions and its subcontractors, Avaya Government Solutions, Koansys LLC, and

Quality Associates Inc., have completed their work.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government contracts, Government property, Security measures.

Dated: December 15, 2010.

Michael Hardy,

Acting Director, Information Technology Resource Management,

Division,Office of Pesticide Programs.

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