Pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB) Reregistration Eligibility Decision; Third Extension of Comment Period, 69116-69117 [E6-20149]

Download as PDF 69116 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 29, 2006 / Notices Section 4(g)(2) of FIFRA, as amended, directs that, after submission of all data concerning a pesticide active ingredient, the Administrator shall determine whether pesticides containing such active ingredient are eligible for reregistration, before calling in product specific data on individual end-use products and either reregistering products or taking other ‘‘appropriate regulatory action.’’ Section 408(q) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 U.S.C. 346a(q), requires EPA to review tolerances and exemptions for pesticide residues in effect as of August 2, 1996, to determine whether the tolerance or exemption meets the requirements of section 408(b)(2) or (c)(2) of FFDCA. OPP–2004–0202 must be received on or before January 8, 2007. ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions for submitting comments as provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION of the August 2, 2006 (71 FR 43746) (FRL–8066–6). In addition, comments may be submitted through the Federal Document Management System Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jill Bloom, Special Review and Reregistration Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 308– 8019; e-mail address: bloom.jill@epa.gov. List of Subjects SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. I. General Information Dated: November 16, 2006. Peter Caulkins, Acting Director, Special Review and Reregistration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–20150 Filed 11–28–06; 8:45 am] The Agency included in the notice a list of those who may be potentially affected by this action. If you have questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. What is the Agency’s Authority for Taking this Action? BILLING CODE 6560–50–S B. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA? ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2004–0202–FRL–8103–3] Pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB) Reregistration Eligibility Decision; Third Extension of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of August 2, 2006, concerning the availability of the PCNB reregistration eligibility decision (RED) and the opening of the 60–day public comment period on the RED. The original comment period was to close on October 2, 2006. The Agency subsequently issued a notice in the Federal Register of September 29, 2006, extending the comment period to November 1, 2006. The Agency issued a notice in the Federal Register of October 25, 2006, extending the comment period for a second time to December 4, 2006. The Agency is now extending the comment period for a third time, to January 8, 2006. DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:37 Nov 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 A. Does this Action Apply to Me? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through regulations.gov or e-mail. Clearly mark 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. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 eour 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. C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments? To submit comments, or access the official public docket, please follow the detailed instructions as provided in Unit I.B of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION of the August 2, 2006 Federal Register document. If you have questions, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. II. What Action is EPA Taking? This document extends the public comment period established in the Federal Register of August 2, 2006 (70 FR 43746) (FRL–8066–6) and later extended in the Federal Registers of September 29, 2006 (71 FR 57506) (FRL–8096–6) and October 25, 2006 (71 FR 62457) (FRL–8101–2). In the first notice, the Agency provided a 60–day comment period for public input on the reregistration decision for PCNB, particularly on the benefits associated with certain minor uses of PCNB. This original comment period was to close on October 2, 2006. EPA then extended the comment period twice more, first until November 1, 2006, and then to December 4, 2006. The Agency is hereby extending the comment period for a third time to January 7, 2007.The Agency is providing this third extension to allow public comment on two Phase 5 Response to Comments documents inadvertently omitted from and recently added to the docket. III. What is the Agency’s Authority for Taking this Action Section 4(g)(2) of FIFRA as amended directs that, after submission of all data concerning a pesticide active ingredient, the Administrator shall determine whether pesticides containing such active ingredient are eligible for reregistration. Further provisions are made to allow a public comment period. E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 29, 2006 / Notices However, the Administrator may extend the comment period if additional time for comment is requested. List of Subjects: Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Dated: November 20, 2006. Peter Caulkins, Acting Director, Special Review and Reregistration Division [FR Doc. E6–20149 Filed 11–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–2006–0735; FRL–8249–5] First Draft Staff Paper for Lead Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of a draft for public review and comment. AGENCY: On or about December 4, 2006, the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) of EPA will make available for public review and comment a first draft document, Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Lead: Policy Assessment of Scientific and Technical Information (Draft Staff Paper). The purpose of the Staff Paper is to evaluate the policy implications of the key scientific and technical information contained in a related EPA document, Air Quality Criteria for Lead, required under sections 108 and 109 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for use in the periodic review of the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for lead. On or about December 15, 2006, the OAQPS also will make available for public review and comment the related draft technical support document, Lead Human Exposure and Health Risk Assessments and Ecological Risk Assessment for Selected Areas (Pilot Phase). SUMMARY: Comments on the draft Staff Paper and draft Risk Assessment must be received on or before January 26, 2007. DATES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2006–0735, by one of the following methods: • www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: Comments may be sent by electronic mail (e-mail) to a-and-rDocket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0735. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:37 Nov 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 • Fax: Fax your comments to: 202– 566–1741, Attention Docket ID. No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0735. • Mail: Send your comments to: Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code: 6102T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0735. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver your comments to: EPA Docket Center, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Room 3334, Washington, DC. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006– 0735. The EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at 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 www.regulations.gov, or e-mail. The www.regulations.gov 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 www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public 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. For additional information about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. Docket: 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, will be publicly PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69117 available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Air Docket in the EPA Docket Center, (EPA/DC) EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. This Docket Facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket telephone number is (202) 566–1744; fax (202) 566–1741. Dr. Zachary Pekar, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (mail code C504–06), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; e-mail: pekar.zachary@epa.gov; telephone: (919) 541–3704; fax: (919) 541–0237. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General Information A. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through www.regulations.gov or e-mail. Clearly mark 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: • Identify the rulemaking by docket number and other identifying information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number). • 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. • Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes. • Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information and/ or data that you used. • If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be reproduced. E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 29, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69116-69117]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20149]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0202-FRL-8103-3]


Pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB) Reregistration Eligibility 
Decision; Third Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of August 2, 2006, 
concerning the availability of the PCNB reregistration eligibility 
decision (RED) and the opening of the 60-day public comment period on 
the RED. The original comment period was to close on October 2, 2006. 
The Agency subsequently issued a notice in the Federal Register of 
September 29, 2006, extending the comment period to November 1, 2006. 
The Agency issued a notice in the Federal Register of October 25, 2006, 
extending the comment period for a second time to December 4, 2006. The 
Agency is now extending the comment period for a third time, to January 
8, 2006.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-
HQ-OPP-2004-0202 must be received on or before January 8, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions for submitting comments as 
provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION of the August 2, 2006 (71 FR 
43746) (FRL-8066-6). In addition, comments may be submitted through the 
Federal Document Management System Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jill Bloom, Special Review and 
Reregistration Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8019; e-mail 
address: bloom.jill@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    The Agency included in the notice a list of those who may be 
potentially affected by this action. If you have questions regarding 
the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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 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 eour 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.

C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments?

    To submit comments, or access the official public docket, please 
follow the detailed instructions as provided in Unit I.B of the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION of the August 2, 2006 Federal Register 
document. If you have questions, consult the person listed under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

II. What Action is EPA Taking?

    This document extends the public comment period established in the 
Federal Register of August 2, 2006 (70 FR 43746) (FRL-8066-6) and later 
extended in the Federal Registers of September 29, 2006 (71 FR 57506) 
(FRL-8096-6) and October 25, 2006 (71 FR 62457) (FRL-8101-2). In the 
first notice, the Agency provided a 60-day comment period for public 
input on the reregistration decision for PCNB, particularly on the 
benefits associated with certain minor uses of PCNB. This original 
comment period was to close on October 2, 2006. EPA then extended the 
comment period twice more, first until November 1, 2006, and then to 
December 4, 2006. The Agency is hereby extending the comment period for 
a third time to January 7, 2007.The Agency is providing this third 
extension to allow public comment on two Phase 5 Response to Comments 
documents inadvertently omitted from and recently added to the docket.

III. What is the Agency's Authority for Taking this Action

    Section 4(g)(2) of FIFRA as amended directs that, after submission 
of all data concerning a pesticide active ingredient, the Administrator 
shall determine whether pesticides containing such active ingredient 
are eligible for reregistration. Further provisions are made to allow a 
public comment period.

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However, the Administrator may extend the comment period if additional 
time for comment is requested.

List of Subjects:

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: November 20, 2006.
Peter Caulkins,
Acting Director, Special Review and Reregistration Division
[FR Doc. E6-20149 Filed 11-28-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6560-50-S