EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)


Chartered SAB Meeting - By Teleconference Only

03/07/2013 to 03/08/2013

Federal Register Notice Announcing the Meeting

Type of MeetingAdvisory
LocationBy Teleconference Only. Although announced in the FR as a face-to-face meeting, the meeting was held by teleconference because of inclement weather.

Expert Committee or PanelSAB

ContactsAngela Nugent

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Meeting Minutes. (PDF, 27 pp., 1,082,076 bytes)


To conduct quality reviews of three draft reports, to receive an update briefing on ORD research; and to discuss information provided by the EPA on planned actions and their supporting science.

Agenda. (PDF, 3 pp., 34,871 bytes)

Advisory Activity (or Activities) Discussed

SAB Discussions about EPA Planned Actions in the Fall 2012 Unified (Regulatory) Agenda and their Supporting Science

EPA Risk Assessments - Use of Computational Toxicology

Ex Ante Regulatory Cost Estimates - Exploratory Analysis

Animal Feeding Operations Air Emission Estimation Methodologies

Report(s) to Review:

Draft Report Title(s)
SAB Advice (1/29/13 Draft) on Advancing the Application of CompTox Research for Human Health Risk Assessment
SAB Review of EPA’s Retrospective Cost Study of the Costs of EPA Regulations: An Interim Report of Five Case Studies (March 2012)
SAB Review (12/3/12) of EEMs for Broiler Animal Feeding Operations and for Lagoons and Basins at Swine and Dairy Animal Feeding Operations

Meeting Materials
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