Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting, 44631-44632 [05-15333]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 3, 2005 / Notices The only changes are to the respondent costs as reflected by the increase in labor costs adjusted to 2004 dollars, an increase of $1,603,798 dollars (from $14,208,074 to $15,811,472 dollars). Dated: July 25, 2005. Oscar Morales, Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. 05–15328 Filed 8–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OAR–2004–0237; FRL–7948–3] Animal Feeding Operations Consent Agreement and Final Order Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Supplemental notice; reopen signup period for consent agreement and final order. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On January 31, 2005 (70 FR 4958), EPA announced an opportunity for animal feeding operations (AFOs) to sign a voluntary consent agreement and final order (air compliance agreement). This supplemental notice announces a reopening to the signup period for the consent agreement and final order. DATES: The signup period is reopened until August 12, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments are posted on Docket ID No. OAR–2004–0237 at the Agency Web site: http://www.epa.gov/ edocket. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the EDOCKET index at http://www.epa.gov/edocket. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, i.e., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other information, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in EDOCKET or in hard copy form at the public reading room (Docket ID No. OAR–2004–0237), EPA/ DC, EPA West Building, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the Air Docket is (202) 566–1742. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the air compliance agreement, contact Mr. Bruce Fergusson, Special Litigation and Projects Division, Office of Enforcement and Compliance VerDate jul<14>2003 15:22 Aug 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 Assurance, U.S. EPA, Ariel Rios Building, Washington, DC 20460, telephone number (202) 564–1261, fax number (202) 564–0010, and electronic mail: fergusson.bruce@epa.gov. For information on the monitoring study, contact Ms. Sharon Nizich, Organic Chemicals Group, Emission Standards Division, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park NC, 27711, telephone number (919) 541–2825, fax number (919) 541–3470, and electronic mail: nizich.sharon@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to provide more time for operators of animal feeding facilities to make informed decisions about participation, EPA is reopening the signup period until August 12, 2005, for the Animal Feeding Operation Air Compliance Agreement. The Agreement addresses emissions from certain animal feeding operations, also known as AFOs. EPA will continue to reach out to the agricultural community during this time. Dated: July 28, 2005. Steve Fruh, Acting Director, Emission Standards Division, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. [FR Doc. 05–15431 Filed 8–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OPP–2005–0213; FRL–7728–4] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA’s Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC), Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) Process Improvement Workgroup will hold a public meeting on September 14, 2005. An agenda for this meeting is being developed and should be posted on EPA’s website in mid-August. The workgroup is developing advice and recommendations on topics related to EPA’s registration process. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2005 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA’s Offices at 1801 S. Bell St., Crystal Mall #2, Rm. 1126, Arlington, VA 22202. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44631 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Leovey, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–7328; fax number: (703) 308–4776; e-mail address: leovey.elizabeth@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of particular interest to persons who are concerned about implementation of the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Other potentially affected entities may include but are not limited to agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry trade associations; environmental, consumer and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal governments; academia; public health organizations; food processors; and the public. Since other entities may also be interested, 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? 1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number OPP–2005–0213. The official public docket consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other information related to this action. Although a part of the official docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 South Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 44632 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 3, 2005 / Notices under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Although not all docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available docket materials through the docket facility identified in Unit I.B.1. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the appropriate docket ID number. II. Background The Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the American food supply, protection and education of those who apply or are exposed to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and the general protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential risks posed by pesticides. PPDC was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463, in September 1995 for a 2–year term and has been renewed every 2 years since that time. PPDC provides advice and recommendations to OPP on a broad range of pesticide regulatory, policy, and program implementation issues that are associated with evaluating and reducing risks from use of pesticides. The following sectors are represented on the PPDC: Pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental/public interest and consumer groups; farm worker organizations; pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; Federal and State/local/Tribal governments; the general public; academia; and public health organizations. Copies of the PPDC charter are filed with appropriate committees of Congress and the Library of Congress and are available upon request. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? This meeting will be open to the public and seating is available on a firstcome basis. Persons interested in attending do not need to register in advance of the meeting. Opportunity will be provided for questions and comments by the public. Any person who wishes to file a written statement may do so before or after the meeting by giving a copy of the statement to the person listed under FOR FURTHER VerDate jul<14>2003 15:22 Aug 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 INFORMATION CONTACT. These statements will become part of the permanent record and will be available for public inspection at the address listed under Unit I.B.1. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests Dated: July 27, 2005. James Jones, Director, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 05–15333 Filed 8–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OPP–2005–0203; FRL–7729–2] Ethylene Oxide Risk Assessment; Notice of Availability Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s human health risk assessment and related documents for the pesticide, ethylene oxide (ETO), and opens a public comment period on these documents. EPA is developing a Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for ETO through the full, 6–Phase public participation process that the Agency uses to involve the public in developing pesticide reregistration and tolerance reassessment decisions. Through these programs, EPA is ensuring that all pesticides meet current health and safety standards. This notice opens phase 3 of the 6–phase process. Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number OPP–2005– 0203, must be received on or before October 3, 2005. DATES: Comments may be submitted electronically, by mail, or through hand delivery/courier. Follow the detailed instructions as provided in Unit I. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Bartow, Special Review and Reregistration Division (7508C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 603– 0065; fax number: (703) 308–8041; email address: bartow.susan@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of interest to a wide range of stakeholders including environmental, human health, and agricultural advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and members of the public interested in the sale, distribution, or use of pesticides. Since others also may be interested, 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? 1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action under docket ID number OPP–2005– 0203. The official public docket consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other information related to this action. Although a part of the official docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the appropriate docket ID number. Certain types of information will not be placed in the EPA Dockets. Information claimed as CBI and other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute, which is not included in the official public docket, will not be available for public viewing E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 148 (Wednesday, August 3, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44631-44632]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-15333]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[OPP-2005-0213; FRL-7728-4]


Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration 
Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA's Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC), Pesticide 
Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) Process Improvement Workgroup will 
hold a public meeting on September 14, 2005. An agenda for this meeting 
is being developed and should be posted on EPA's website in mid-August. 
The workgroup is developing advice and recommendations on topics 
related to EPA's registration process.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2005 from 1 
p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA's Offices at 1801 S. Bell 
St., Crystal Mall 2, Rm. 1126, Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Leovey, Office of Pesticide 
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-7328; fax 
number: (703) 308-4776; e-mail address: leovey.elizabeth@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of 
particular interest to persons who are concerned about implementation 
of the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA), the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Federal 
Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Other potentially affected 
entities may include but are not limited to agricultural workers and 
farmers; pesticide industry trade associations; environmental, consumer 
and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; pest consultants; 
State, local and Tribal governments; academia; public health 
organizations; food processors; and the public. Since other entities 
may also be interested, 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?

    1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this 
action under docket identification (ID) number OPP-2005-0213. The 
official public docket consists of the documents specifically 
referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other 
information related to this action. Although a part of the official 
docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business 
Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials 
that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and 
Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall 2, 
1801 South Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. 
The docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet

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under the ``Federal Register'' listings at http://www.epa.gov/
fedrgstr/.
    An electronic version of the public docket is available through 
EPA's electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may 
use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to view public comments, 
access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, 
and to access those documents in the public docket that are available 
electronically. Although not all docket materials may be available 
electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available 
docket materials through the docket facility identified in Unit I.B.1. 
Once in the system, select ``search,'' then key in the appropriate 
docket ID number.

II. Background

    The Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is entrusted with the 
responsibility of ensuring the safety of the American food supply, 
protection and education of those who apply or are exposed to 
pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and the general 
protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential 
risks posed by pesticides.
    PPDC was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), Public Law 92-463, in September 1995 for a 2-year term and has 
been renewed every 2 years since that time. PPDC provides advice and 
recommendations to OPP on a broad range of pesticide regulatory, 
policy, and program implementation issues that are associated with 
evaluating and reducing risks from use of pesticides. The following 
sectors are represented on the PPDC: Pesticide industry and trade 
associations; environmental/public interest and consumer groups; farm 
worker organizations; pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; 
Federal and State/local/Tribal governments; the general public; 
academia; and public health organizations. Copies of the PPDC charter 
are filed with appropriate committees of Congress and the Library of 
Congress and are available upon request.

III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting?

    This meeting will be open to the public and seating is available on 
a first-come basis. Persons interested in attending do not need to 
register in advance of the meeting. Opportunity will be provided for 
questions and comments by the public. Any person who wishes to file a 
written statement may do so before or after the meeting by giving a 
copy of the statement to the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT. These statements will become part of the permanent 
record and will be available for public inspection at the address 
listed under Unit I.B.1.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests

    Dated: July 27, 2005.
James Jones,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 05-15333 Filed 8-2-05; 8:45 am]
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