Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Establishment or Amendment to Regulations for Residues of Methoxyfenozide in or on Various Commodities, 61971-61972 [E6-17567]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 203 / Friday, October 20, 2006 / Notices Commodity Wheat, Wheat, Wheat, Wheat, Parts per million forage ........................... grain ............................. hay ............................... straw ............................. 0.30 0.01 0.10 0.05 and combined residues of flucarbazonesodium and its metabolites converted to 2-(trifluoromethoxy)benzene sulfonamide and calculated as flucarbazone-sodium in or on the raw agricultural commodities: Commodity Parts per million Milk ........................................... Meat and meat byproducts except liver (cattle, goats, sheep, horses, hogs) ............ Liver (cattle, goats, sheep, horses, hogs) ........................ 0.005 0.01 1.50 There is a practical analytical method utilizing liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectroscopy (lc/ms/ms) for enforcement with a limit of detection that allows for monitoring of food with residues at or above tolerance levels. The method limit of quantitation (LOQ) is 0.01 milligram/kilogram (mg/kg) and the method limit of detection (LOD) is 0.005 mg/kg in wheat matrices. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: October 12, 2006. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–17568 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0822; FRL–8098–6] Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Establishment or Amendment to Regulations for Residues of Methoxyfenozide in or on Various Commodities Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide petitions proposing the establishment or amendment of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 Oct 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 Comments must be received on or before November 20, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0822 and pesticide petition number (PP) 6E7086, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. • Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Docket telephone number is (703) 3055805. Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2006– 0822. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the docket without change and may be made available on-line at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through regulations.gov or e-mail. The Federal regulations.gov website is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61971 Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the docket index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, 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 in the electronic docket at http:// www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPP Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, 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 telephone number is (703) 305-5805. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Madden, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington DC, 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-6463; email address:madden.barbara@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: • Crop production (NAICS code 111). • Animal production (NAICS code 112). • Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311). • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532). This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this action. Other types of entities not listed in this unit could also be affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining whether this action might apply to certain entities. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed at the end of the pesticide petition summary of interest. B. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through regulations.gov or e-mail. Clearly mark E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 61972 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 203 / Friday, October 20, 2006 / Notices the part or all of the information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or CD ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD ROM as CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD ROM the specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one complete version of the comment that includes information claimed as CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public docket. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. 2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, remember to: i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number). ii. Follow directions. The Agency may ask you to respond to specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number. iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes. iv. Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information and/ or data that you used. v. If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be reproduced. vi. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and suggest alternatives. vii. Explain your views as clearly as possible, avoiding the use of profanity or personal threats. viii. Make sure to submit your comments by the comment period deadline identified. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES II. What Action is the Agency Taking? EPA is printing a summary of a pesticide petition received under section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 U.S.C. 346a, proposing the establishment or amendment of regulations in 40 CFR part 180 for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various food commodities. EPA has determined that this pesticide petition contains data or information regarding the elements set forth in FFDCA section 408(d)(2); however, EPA has not fully evaluated the sufficiency of the submitted data at this time or whether the data support granting of the pesticide petition. Additional data may be needed before EPA rules on this pesticide petition. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:52 Oct 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 Pursuant to 40 CFR 180.7(f), a summary of the petition included in this notice, prepared by the petitioner along with a description of the analytical method available for the detection and measurement of the pesticide chemical residues is available on EPA’s Electronic Docket at http://www.regulations.gov. To locate this information on the home page of EPA’s Electronic Docket, select ‘‘Quick Search’’ and type the OPP docket ID number. Once the search has located the docket, clicking on the ‘‘Docket ID’’ will bring up a list of all documents in the docket for the pesticide including the petition summary. New Tolerance PP 6E7086. Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 500 College Road East, Suite 201 W, Princeton, NJ 08540, proposes to establish a tolerance for residues of the insecticide methoxyfenozide per se; benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-2-methyl-, 2-(3,5dimethylbenzoyl)-2-(1,1-dimethylethyl) hydrazide in or on food commodities vegetable, tuberous and corm, except potato, subgroup 1D at 0.02 parts per million (ppm); bushberries subgroup 13B at 3.0 ppm; juneberry at 3.0 ppm; lingonberry at 3.0 ppm, salal at 3.0 ppm; Aronia berry at 3.0 ppm; blueberry, lowbush at 3.0 ppm; Buffalo currant at 3.0 ppm; Chilean guava at 3.0 ppm; European barberry at 3.0 ppm; highbush cranberry at 3.0 ppm; honeysuckle at 3.0 ppm; jostaberry at 3.0 ppm; Native currant at 3.0 ppm; Sea buckthorn at 3.0 ppm; bean, dry, seed at 0.15 ppm; grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, forage at 18.0 ppm; grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, hay at 30.0 ppm; peanut at 0.02 ppm; peanut, hay at 60 ppm; peanut, oil at 0.09 ppm. High production liquid chromatography using ultraviolet detection (HPLC/UV) is used to measure and evaluate the chemical residue(s). List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: October 13, 2006. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–17567 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2005–0026; FRL–8232–9] Final Section 106 Tribal Grant Guidance Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the final Guidance on Awards of Grants to Indian Tribes under Section 106 of the Clean Water Act: For Fiscal Year 2007 and Future Years. This Guidance provides the Environmental Protection Agency and Tribes with a consistent framework of procedures and guidelines for awarding and administering grants to federally recognized Tribes under the authority of Section 106 of the Clean Water Act. Specifically, this Guidance will assist Tribal water quality program managers, staff, and other Tribal environmental decision-makers in designing and implementing an effective and successful water quality program utilizing Section 106 funds. The Section 106 Tribal Guidance focuses on Tribal water quality programs at all levels of sophistication and development. For new programs, it explains how to successfully initiate and develop a water quality program. For Tribes with well-established programs, it contains information on expanding a water quality program. To meet the needs of Tribes at all levels of development, this Guidance presents the basic steps a Tribe would take to collect the information it will need to make effective decisions about its program, its goals, and its future direction. This final Guidance will take effect for grants issued by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Offices in fiscal year 2007. This action affects all Tribal environmental programs that receive Section 106 Tribal grants. DATES: This final Guidance is effective on October 20, 2006. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2005–0026. All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically through www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0822; FRL-8098-6]


Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Establishment or 
Amendment to Regulations for Residues of Methoxyfenozide in or on 
Various Commodities

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide 
petitions proposing the establishment or amendment of regulations for 
residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before November 20, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0822 and pesticide petition number (PP) 
6E7086, by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public 
Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
     Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), 
Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South 
Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only 
accepted during the Docket's normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special 
arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The 
Docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-
2006-0822. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included 
in the docket without change and may be made available on-line at 
http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be 
Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose 
disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you 
consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through regulations.gov or e-
mail. The Federal regulations.gov website is an ``anonymous access'' 
system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact 
information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you 
send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through 
regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and 
included as part of the comment that is placed in the docket and made 
available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA 
recommends that you include your name and other contact information in 
the body of your comment and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA 
cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot 
contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your 
comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, 
any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses.
    Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the docket index. 
Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly 
available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is 
restricted by statute. Certain other material, 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 in the electronic docket at http://
www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPP 
Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South 
Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, 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 telephone number is (703) 
305-5805.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Madden, Registration Division 
(7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington DC, 20460-0001; telephone 
number: (703) 305-6463; email address:madden.barbara@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an 
agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. 
Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to:
     Crop production (NAICS code 111).
     Animal production (NAICS code 112).
     Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311).
     Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532).
    This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides 
a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this 
action. Other types of entities not listed in this unit could also be 
affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) 
codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining 
whether this action might apply to certain entities. If you have any 
questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular 
entity, consult the person listed at the end of the pesticide petition 
summary of interest.

B. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA?

    1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through 
regulations.gov or e-mail. Clearly mark

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the part or all of the information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI 
information in a disk or CD ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside 
of the disk or CD ROM as CBI and then identify electronically within 
the disk or CD ROM the specific information that is claimed as CBI. In 
addition to one complete version of the comment that includes 
information claimed as CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain 
the information claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the 
public docket. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in 
accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2.
    2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, 
remember to:
    i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying 
information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number).
    ii. Follow directions. The Agency may ask you to respond to 
specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number.
    iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and 
substitute language for your requested changes.
    iv. Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information 
and/or data that you used.
    v. If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you 
arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be 
reproduced.
    vi. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and 
suggest alternatives.
    vii. Explain your views as clearly as possible, avoiding the use of 
profanity or personal threats.
    viii. Make sure to submit your comments by the comment period 
deadline identified.

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

    EPA is printing a summary of a pesticide petition received under 
section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 
U.S.C. 346a, proposing the establishment or amendment of regulations in 
40 CFR part 180 for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various 
food commodities. EPA has determined that this pesticide petition 
contains data or information regarding the elements set forth in FFDCA 
section 408(d)(2); however, EPA has not fully evaluated the sufficiency 
of the submitted data at this time or whether the data support granting 
of the pesticide petition. Additional data may be needed before EPA 
rules on this pesticide petition.
    Pursuant to 40 CFR 180.7(f), a summary of the petition included in 
this notice, prepared by the petitioner along with a description of the 
analytical method available for the detection and measurement of the 
pesticide chemical residues is available on EPA's Electronic Docket at 
http://www.regulations.gov. To locate this information on the home page 
of EPA's Electronic Docket, select ``Quick Search'' and type the OPP 
docket ID number. Once the search has located the docket, clicking on 
the ``Docket ID'' will bring up a list of all documents in the docket 
for the pesticide including the petition summary.

New Tolerance

    PP 6E7086. Interregional Research Project 4 (IR-4), 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 500 College Road East, 
Suite 201 W, Princeton, NJ 08540, proposes to establish a tolerance for 
residues of the insecticide methoxyfenozide per se; benzoic acid, 3-
methoxy-2-methyl-, 2-(3,5-dimethylbenzoyl)-2-(1,1-dimethylethyl) 
hydrazide in or on food commodities vegetable, tuberous and corm, 
except potato, subgroup 1D at 0.02 parts per million (ppm); bushberries 
subgroup 13B at 3.0 ppm; juneberry at 3.0 ppm; lingonberry at 3.0 ppm, 
salal at 3.0 ppm; Aronia berry at 3.0 ppm; blueberry, lowbush at 3.0 
ppm; Buffalo currant at 3.0 ppm; Chilean guava at 3.0 ppm; European 
barberry at 3.0 ppm; highbush cranberry at 3.0 ppm; honeysuckle at 3.0 
ppm; jostaberry at 3.0 ppm; Native currant at 3.0 ppm; Sea buckthorn at 
3.0 ppm; bean, dry, seed at 0.15 ppm; grass, forage, fodder and hay, 
group 17, forage at 18.0 ppm; grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, 
hay at 30.0 ppm; peanut at 0.02 ppm; peanut, hay at 60 ppm; peanut, oil 
at 0.09 ppm. High production liquid chromatography using ultraviolet 
detection (HPLC/UV) is used to measure and evaluate the chemical 
residue(s).

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, 
Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements.

    Dated: October 13, 2006.
Lois Rossi,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. E6-17567 Filed 10-19-06; 8:45 am]
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