Experimental Use Permit; Receipt of Application, 76324-76325 [E6-21422]

Download as PDF 76324 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 244 / Wednesday, December 20, 2006 / Notices 6224; e-mail address: Miller.Joanne@epa.gov. 9. PP 9F6023. (Docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0576). Sipcam Agro USA, Inc., 300 Colonial Center Parkway, # 230, Roswell, GA 30076, proposes to establish a tolerance for residues of the fungicide tetraconazole in or on the food commodities peanut, nutmeat at 0.05 ppm and peanut, refined oil at 0.15 ppm. High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with a Mass Spectrometer (MS) detector is used to measure and evaluate the chemical residues. Contact: Lisa Jones; telephone number: (703) 308–9424; email address: jones.lisa@epa.gov. B. Amendment to an Existing Tolerance PP 9F5066. (Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OPP–2006–0576). Sipcam Agro USA, Inc., 300 Colonial Center Parkway, # 230, Roswell, GA 30076, proposes to amend the tolerance(s) in 40 CFR 180.557 for residues of the fungicide tetraconazole in or on the food commodities sugarbeet roots at 0.05 ppm; sugarbeet top at 3.0; sugarbeet dried pulp at 0.15 ppm; sugarbeet molasses at 0.15 ppm; meat of cattle, goat, horse and sheep at 0.05 ppm; liver of cattle, goat, horse and sheep at 4.0 ppm; fat of cattle, goat, horse and sheep at 0.30 ppm; meat byproducts, except liver, of cattle, goat, horse and sheep at 0.10 ppm; and milk at 0.05 ppm. High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with a Mass Spectrometer (MS) detector is use to measure and evaluate the chemical residue(s). Contact: Lisa Jones; telephone number: (703) 308– 9424; e-mail address: jones.lisa@epa.gov. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: December 12, 2006. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–21710 Filed 12–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0911; FRL–8104–8] Experimental Use Permit; Receipt of Application Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of an application 67979–EUP–T from Syngenta Seeds, Inc. requesting an experimental use permit (EUP) for the Vip3A and Cry1Ab plant-incorporated protectants. The Agency has determined that the application may be of regional and national significance. Therefore, in accordance with 40 CFR 172.11(a), the Agency is soliciting comments on this application. Comments must be received on or before January 19, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0911, 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– 0911. 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 email. 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 email 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Leonard Cole, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–5412; e-mail address: cole.leonard@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, however, be of interest to those interested in agricultural biotechnology or those persons who are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 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. E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 244 / Wednesday, December 20, 2006 / Notices 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 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. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES II. Background The 67979–EUP–T application is for 1,359 acres of VIP3A cotton, which contains VIP3A and Cry1Ab proteins to control certain lepidopteran pests. Proposed shipment/use dates are April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. Five trial protocols have been proposed, which include the following: • Insect efficacy. • Breeding and observation nursery. • Seed increase. • Product characterization and performance. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 • Agronomic evaluation. States involved include: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. III. What Action is the Agency Taking? Following the review of the Syngenta Seeds, Inc. application and any comments and data received in response to this notice, EPA will decide whether to issue or deny the EUP request for this EUP program, and if issued, the conditions under which it is to be conducted. Any issuance of an EUP will be announced in the Federal Register. IV. What is the Agency’s Authority for Taking this Action? The Agency’s authority for taking this action is under FIFRA section 5. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Experimental use permits. Dated: December 8, 2006. Janet L. Andersen, Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–21422 Filed 12–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2006–0794; FRL–8109–1] Review of Chemical Proposals for Addition under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants; Solicitation of Information for the Development of Risk Management Evaluations and Risk Profiles Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice solicits information relevant to the development of risk management evaluations pursuant to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) for the following chemicals which are being reviewed for possible addition to the Stockholm Convention’s (hereafter Convention) Annexes A, B, and/or C as POPs: Hexabromobiphenyl (HBB) (CAS No. 36355–01–8); pentabromodiphenyl ether (PeBDE) (CAS No. 32534–81–9); chlordecone (CAS No. 143–50–0); lindane (CAS No. 58–89–9); and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). Additionally, this notice solicits PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76325 information relevant to the development of risk profiles pursuant to the Convention for the following chemicals which are also being reviewed for possible addition to the Convention’s Annexes A, B, and/or C as POPs: Commercial octabromodiphenyl ether (octaBDE) (CAS No. 32536–52–0); pentachlorobenzene (PeCB) (CAS No. 608–93–5); short-chained chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (CAS No. 85535–84–8); alpha-hexachlorocylcohexane (alphaHCH) (CAS No. 319–84–6); and betahexachlorocyclohexane (beta-HCH) (CAS No. 319–85–7). EPA is issuing this notice to alert interested and potentially affected persons of these proposals and the status of their review under the Convention, and to encourage such persons to provide information relevant to the development of risk profiles and risk management evaluations under the Convention. DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 4, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2006–0794, by one of the following methods. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Document Control Office (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001. • Hand Delivery: OPPT Document Control Office (DCO), EPA East Bldg., Rm. 6428, 1201 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. Attention: Docket ID Number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2006–0794. The DCO is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the DCO is (202) 564–8930. 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 number EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2006–0794. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public 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 email. The regulations.gov website is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ systems, which E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 244 (Wednesday, December 20, 2006)]
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[Pages 76324-76325]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-21422]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0911; FRL-8104-8]


Experimental Use Permit; Receipt of Application

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of an application 67979-EUP-T 
from Syngenta Seeds, Inc. requesting an experimental use permit (EUP) 
for the Vip3A and Cry1Ab plant-incorporated protectants. The Agency has 
determined that the application may be of regional and national 
significance. Therefore, in accordance with 40 CFR 172.11(a), the 
Agency is soliciting comments on this application.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 19, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0911, 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-
2006-0911. 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: Leonard Cole, Biopesticides and 
Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-5412; e-mail 
address: cole.leonard@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may, 
however, be of interest to those interested in agricultural 
biotechnology or those persons who are or may be required to conduct 
testing of chemical substances under the Federal Food, Drug, and 
Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 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.

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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 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. Background

    The 67979-EUP-T application is for 1,359 acres of VIP3A cotton, 
which contains VIP3A and Cry1Ab proteins to control certain 
lepidopteran pests. Proposed shipment/use dates are April 1, 2007 
through March 31, 2008. Five trial protocols have been proposed, which 
include the following:
     Insect efficacy.
     Breeding and observation nursery.
     Seed increase.
     Product characterization and performance.
     Agronomic evaluation.
    States involved include: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, 
Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North 
Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

III. What Action is the Agency Taking?

    Following the review of the Syngenta Seeds, Inc. application and 
any comments and data received in response to this notice, EPA will 
decide whether to issue or deny the EUP request for this EUP program, 
and if issued, the conditions under which it is to be conducted. Any 
issuance of an EUP will be announced in the Federal Register.

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

    The Agency's authority for taking this action is under FIFRA 
section 5.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Experimental use permits.


    Dated: December 8, 2006.
Janet L. Andersen,
Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of 
Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. E6-21422 Filed 12-19-06; 8:45 am]
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