Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board; Regular Meeting, 52128 [E7-17911]

Download as PDF 52128 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 12, 2007 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 BCS has requested an EUP, 264–EUP– RUG, to allow for the evaluation of cotton plants that produce the insecticidal protein, Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ae, as well as cotton plants that produce two insecticidal proteins, Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab and Cry2Ae, for protection against lepidopteran cotton pests. For 2008, the proposed acreage includes 94.75 acres of Events GHB119 and/or GHB714, 138.75 acres of Events T303–3 and/or T304–40 cotton plants and Events GHB119 and/or GHB714 cotton plants, and 434.50 acres of non plantincorporated protectant border areas (688 total acres). Cotton derived from transformation events T303–3 or T304– 40 express the plant-incorporated protectant, Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab protein (pTDL004 or pTDL008) and the genetic material necessary for its production were included in the previously granted EUP, 264–EUP–140. Cotton events GHB119 or GHB714 express the plant-incorporated protectant, Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ae protein (pTEM12) and the genetic material necessary for its production. These plants also contain a pesticidal inert ingredient as a selectable marker, the phosphinothricin acetyltransferase (PAT) protein that confers tolerance to glufosinateammonium herbicides. The Cry1Ab and Cry2Ae proteins are being tested for their effectiveness in controlling the following lepidopteran cotton pests: Cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa zea), tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella), fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), and beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua). Four trial protocols have been proposed: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:43 Sep 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 • Introgression (nurseries), evaluation (line trials), and seed increases. • Evaluation of the insecticidal efficacy against cotton insect pests, under different degrees of insect pressure, in different growing environments and in different genetic backgrounds. • Evaluation of the agronomic performance in different genetic backgrounds and in different growing regions. • Generation of plant material and data to support future regulatory submissions in the United States and other countries. The states involved in the proposed EUP include: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Proposed shipment/use dates are March 1, 2008 to January 31, 2009. III. What Action is the Agency Taking? Following the review of the BCS 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roland E. Smith, Secretary to the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board, (703) 883–4009, TTY (703) 883– 4056. Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102. ADDRESSES: Parts of this meeting of the Board will be open to the public (limited space available) and parts will be closed to the public. In order to increase the accessibility to Board meetings, persons requiring assistance should make arrangements in advance. The matters to be considered at the meeting are: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Open Session A. Approval of Minutes • June 12, 2007 (Open and Closed). B. Business Reports • FCSIC Financial Report—June 30, 2007. • Report on Insured and Other Obligations. • Quarterly Report on Annual Performance Plan. C. New Business • Annual Performance Plan FY 2008– 2009. • Proposed 2008 and 2009 Budgets. • Insurance Fund Progress Review and Setting of Premium Range Guidance for 2008. Closed Session Dated: August 29, 2007. W. Michael McDavit, Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E7–17769 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S • FCSIC Report on System Performance. Dated: September 6, 2007. Roland E. Smith, Secretary, Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board. [FR Doc. E7–17911 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6710–01–P FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board; Regular Meeting Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board). Date and Time: The meeting of the Board will be held at the offices of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on September 13, 2007, from 10:30 a.m. until such time as the Board concludes its business. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting; Deletion of Agenda Item From September 11, 2007, Open Meeting September 7, 2007. The following has been deleted from the list of Agenda items scheduled for consideration at the September 11, 2007, Open Meeting and previously listed in the Commission’s Notice of September 4, 2007. E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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[FR Doc No: E7-17911]


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FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION


Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board; Regular Meeting

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm 
Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
    Date and Time: The meeting of the Board will be held at the offices 
of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on September 13, 
2007, from 10:30 a.m. until such time as the Board concludes its 
business.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roland E. Smith, Secretary to the Farm 
Credit System Insurance Corporation Board, (703) 883-4009, TTY (703) 
883-4056.

ADDRESSES: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, 1501 Farm Credit 
Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Parts of this meeting of the Board will be 
open to the public (limited space available) and parts will be closed 
to the public. In order to increase the accessibility to Board 
meetings, persons requiring assistance should make arrangements in 
advance. The matters to be considered at the meeting are:

Open Session

A. Approval of Minutes

     June 12, 2007 (Open and Closed).

 B. Business Reports

     FCSIC Financial Report--June 30, 2007.
     Report on Insured and Other Obligations.
     Quarterly Report on Annual Performance Plan.

C. New Business

     Annual Performance Plan FY 2008-2009.
     Proposed 2008 and 2009 Budgets.
     Insurance Fund Progress Review and Setting of Premium 
Range Guidance for 2008.

Closed Session

     FCSIC Report on System Performance.

    Dated: September 6, 2007.
Roland E. Smith,
Secretary, Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board.
 [FR Doc. E7-17911 Filed 9-11-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6710-01-P