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AGENDA - CARAT Workgroup Meeting

Location: HILTON Crystal City
2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA (703/418-6800)
(10 minute walk from Crystal City Metro Station)

February 27 - 28, 2002


Wednesday, February 27
9:00 - 9:30

Opening Remarks by Co-Chairs
* Linda Fisher, Deputy Administrator, EPA
* James Moseley, Deputy Secretary, USDA

9:30-9:40 Agenda Review
* John Ehrmann, Meridian Institute
9:40-10:30 Introductions by CARAT Members
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Tolerance Reassessment Activities
* Lois Rossi, Director, Special Review & Reregistration Division, OPP-EPA
* Margaret Stasikowski, Director, Health Effects Division, OPP-EPA

Cumulative Risk Assessment (Discussion of process to date and SAP)
Science Policies Update
Common Mechanism Determinations
Tolerance Reassessment Status
Brief Summaries of Lifeline, CARES, and Calendex
11:30-12:15 Cumulative Risk Assessment
* Lois Rossi, Director, SRRD, OPP-EPA
* Allen Jennings, Director, Office of Pest Management, USDA

Presentation by Cumulative Work Group Members
(Cindy Baker, Dan Botts and Jennifer Sass)

12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Continue Discussion of Cumulative Risk Assessment Issues
Process between now and August 3
2:00-2:30 Discussion of Early Non-Contributors Process
2:30-4:30 Transition Issues – Panel Discussion led by Jean-Mari Peltier
Pears -- Steve Balling, Larry Elworth, Pat Weddle & Mike Willett
Potato Project – Sarah Lynch/WWF and Steve Dierks
Cranberries – Jere Downing
IR-4 Project on Reduced Risk Pesticide Registrations
4:30-5:00 Public Comment
5:00 Day 1 Adjournment
Thursday, February 28
9:00-10:00 Group Discussion Regarding Transition Issues
10:00-11:00 Worker Exposure Issues Discussion Led by John Ehrmann
11:00-11:10 Break
11:10-11:30 Continue Discussion of Worker Exposure Issues
11:30-12:00 Presentation by Richard Wang, CDC, re National Report Card of
Environmental Toxicants
12:00-12:30 Discussion About Future of Role of CARAT and Planning for Next
12:30-1:00 Public Comment
1:00 Meeting Adjourns

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