Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Performance Measures Work Group; Notice of Public Meeting, 76817-76818 [05-24466]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices Pollution Prevention, Risk Assessment; Risk Management; Risk Communication; and Coordination with Tribes and other Stakeholders. The meeting is open to the public. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the technical person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Do not submit any information in your request that is considered CBI. Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2002–0001, must be received on or before January 20, 2006. For information on access, or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact John Alter at (202) 564–9891 or e-mail npptac.oppt@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact John Alter, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. List of Subjects Environmental protection, NPPTAC, pollution prevention, toxics, toxic chemicals, and chemical health and safety. Dated: December 19, 2005. Charles M. Auer, Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. E5–7995 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2005–0255; FRL–7754–1] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Performance Measures Work Group; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gives notice of a public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) Performance Measures Work Group on January 18 to 19, 2006. An agenda for this meeting is being developed and will be posted on EPA’s website (http:// www.epa.gov/pesticides/ppdc). The work group is developing advice and recommendations concerning performance management measures for EPA’s pesticide program. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2005 and Thursday, January 19, 2005. The meeting is tentatively scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days; please check the agenda posted on EPA’s website for any revisions to the scheduled times. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in EPA’s offices at Crystal Mall 2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA in room 1123. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherry Sterling, Office of Pesticide Programs (7501C), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 305– 0387; fax number: (703) 308–4776; email address: sterling.sherry@epa.gov. Information on services for the handicapped: For information on facilities or services for the handicapped or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact Sherry Sterling at (703) 305–0387 as soon as possible. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: 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 work in agricultural settings or persons who are concerned about implementation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and the amendments to both of these major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry and 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. If you have 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 EPA-HQ-OPP–2005–0255. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76817 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/. Agency Website. EDOCKET, EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system was replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced federal-wide electronic docket management and comment system located at http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions. 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 is entrusted with responsibility to help ensure the safety of the American food supply, the education and protection from unreasonable risk of those who apply or are exposed to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and general protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential risks posed by pesticides. III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? PPDC meetings are 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. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural workers, Agriculture, Chemicals, Foods, Pesticides and pests, E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 76818 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices Public health, Risk assessment, Tolerance reassessment. Dated: December 14, 2005. Marty Monell, Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs [FR Doc. 05–24466 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2005–0293; FRL–7752–4] Cypermethrin Risk Assessments; Notice of Availability and Risk Reduction Options Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s risk assessments and related documents for the pyrethroid pesticide cypermethrin, and opens a 60 day public comment period on these documents. The public is encouraged to suggest risk management ideas or proposals to address the risks identified. EPA is developing a RED for cypermethrin through a modified, 4– 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. DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPP–2005–0293, must be received on or before February 27, 2006. ADDRESSES: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yan Donovan, Special Review and Reregistration Division (7508C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; Phone: (703) 605–0194; fax number: (703) 308–8041; e-mail address: donovan.yan@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 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 EPA–HQ– OPP–2005–0293. 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/. EDOCKET, EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system was replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced Federal-wide electronic docket management and comment system located at http:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions. An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Docket 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, PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will not be available for public viewing in EPA’s electronic public docket. EPA’s policy is that copyrighted material will not be placed in EPA’s electronic public docket but will be available only in printed, paper form in the official public docket. To the extent feasible, publicly available docket materials will be made available in EPA’s electronic public docket. When a document is selected from the index list in EPA Dockets, the system will identify whether the document is available for viewing in EPA’s electronic public docket. 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. EPA intends to work towards providing electronic access to all of the publicly available docket materials through EPA’s electronic public docket. For public commenters, it is important to note that EPA’s policy is that public comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available for public viewing in EPA’s electronic public docket as EPA receives them and without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted material, CBI, or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. When EPA identifies a comment containing copyrighted material, EPA will provide a reference to that material in the version of the comment that is placed in EPA’s electronic public docket. The entire printed comment, including the copyrighted material, will be available in the public docket. Public comments submitted on computer disks that are mailed or delivered to the docket will be transferred to EPA’s electronic public docket. Public comments that are mailed or delivered to the docket will be scanned and placed in EPA’s electronic public docket. Where practical, physical objects will be photographed, and the photograph will be placed in EPA’s electronic public docket along with a brief description written by the docket staff. C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments? You may submit comments electronically, by mail, or through hand delivery/courier. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, identify the appropriate docket ID number in the subject line on the first page of your comment. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified comment period. Comments received after the close of the comment period will be marked ‘‘late.’’ EPA is not required to E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 248 (Wednesday, December 28, 2005)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-24466]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0255; FRL-7754-1]


Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Performance Measures Work 
Group; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-
463), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gives notice of a 
public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) 
Performance Measures Work Group on January 18 to 19, 2006. An agenda 
for this meeting is being developed and will be posted on EPA's website 
(http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ppdc). The work group is developing 
advice and recommendations concerning performance management measures 
for EPA's pesticide program.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2005 and 
Thursday, January 19, 2005. The meeting is tentatively scheduled from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days; please check the agenda posted on EPA's 
website for any revisions to the scheduled times.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in EPA's offices at Crystal Mall 2, 
1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA in room 1123.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherry Sterling, Office of Pesticide 
Programs (7501C), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-0387; 
fax number: (703) 308-4776; e-mail address: sterling.sherry@epa.gov.
    Information on services for the handicapped: For information on 
facilities or services for the handicapped or to request special 
assistance at the meetings, contact Sherry Sterling at (703) 305-0387 
as soon as possible.

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 work in agricultural settings or 
persons who are concerned about implementation of the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the Federal Food, 
Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and the amendments to both of these 
major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996. 
Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: 
agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry and 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. If you have 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 EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0255. 
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/.
    Agency Website. EDOCKET, EPA's electronic public docket and comment 
system was replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced federal-wide 
electronic docket management and comment system located at http://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions.
    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 is entrusted with responsibility 
to help ensure the safety of the American food supply, the education 
and protection from unreasonable risk of those who apply or are exposed 
to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and general 
protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential 
risks posed by pesticides.

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

    PPDC meetings are 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.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Agricultural workers, Agriculture, 
Chemicals, Foods, Pesticides and pests,

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Public health, Risk assessment, Tolerance reassessment.

    Dated: December 14, 2005.
Marty Monell,
Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs
[FR Doc. 05-24466 Filed 12-27-05; 8:45 am]
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