Notice of Filing of a Pesticide Petition for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities, 5563-5565 [E8-1545]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2008 / Notices dormancy, and for harvest for future experimental field trial plantings. Washington, DC 20460, or eargle.frances@epa.gov. III. What Action is the Agency Taking? Dated: January 20, 2008 Christopher P. Bliley, Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations. [FR Doc. 08–402 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] Following the review of the Bayer CropScience application and any comments and data received in response to this notice, EPA will decide whether to issue or deny the EUP amendment/ extension request for this EUP program, and if issued, the conditions under which it is to be conducted. Any amendment/extension of this EUP will be announced in the Federal Register. IV. What is the Agency’s Authority for Taking this Action? BILLING CODE 6560–60–M ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8522–8] The specific legal authority for EPA to take this action is under FIFRA section 5. Notice of Public Workshop To Discuss Management of Underground Injection of Carbon Dioxide for Geologic Sequestration Under the Safe Drinking Water Act List of Subjects AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. Environmental protection, Experimental use permits. Dated: January 17, 2008. W. Michael McDavit, Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E8–1412 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8522–7] Local Government Advisory Committee Notice of Charter Renewal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: The Charter for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) will be renewed for an additional two-year period, as a necessary committee which is in the public interest, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2 Section 9(c). The purpose of the LGAC is to provide advice and recommendations to EPA’s Administrator on ways to improve its partnership with Local Governments and provide more efficient and effective environmental protection. It is determined that the LGAC is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Agency by law. Inquiries may be directed to Frances Eargle, Designated Federal Officer, LGAC, U.S. EPA (mail code 1301A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:49 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a second public workshop to discuss the development of proposed regulations for the underground injection of carbon dioxide (CO2) for geologic sequestration under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The SDWA requires EPA to protect underground sources of drinking water from contamination due to underground injection activities. The Underground Injection Control Program works with States and Tribes to oversee underground injection activities and prevent endangerment of drinking water sources. This public workshop will provide an opportunity for dialogue with representatives from industry, government, public interest groups, and the general public on geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide. DATES: This public workshop will be held from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern time, on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2008. To register for this workshop, please visit the following site: https://www. resolv.org/calendar/view_recurring_ event.asp?CalendarID=10577. If you experience difficulties with the registration Web site, you may contact Kate Zimmer at RESOLVE at kzimmer@resolv.org. Please register by February 18, 2008. Also note that while this workshop is open to the public, space is limited due to room capacity restrictions. We encourage you to register to ensure participation. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Crystal City Sheraton Hotel. The hotel is located at 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington, VA, two blocks from the Crystal City Metro Station. The PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5563 hotel’s telephone number is (703) 486– 1111. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about these meetings, please contact Mary Rose (Molly) Bayer by phone at (202) 564– 1981, by e-mail at bayer.maryrose@epa.gov, or by mail at: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 4606M, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington DC 20460. For information about EPA’s Underground Injection Control Program & geologic sequestration activities visit the following Web site: http://www.epa.gov/ safewater/uic/wells_sequestration.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this workshop is to continue to advance the dialogue between EPA and stakeholders on geologic sequestration of CO2 under SDWA and to provide updates on the proposed rule making process. This workshop will also afford EPA an opportunity to seek feedback from stakeholders on a set of specific subjects identified as key areas of concern and interest to stakeholders, which were voiced during the first workshop (December 2007) and other EPA sponsored technical workshops, held from 2005 to present. These subjects may include, but are not limited to public participation, long term liability, site characterization/area of review (AoR), monitoring, and UIC well construction. Special Accommodations For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Mary Rose (Molly) Bayer at (202) 564–1981 or bayer.maryrose@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Mary Rose Bayer, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: January 24, 2008. Cynthia C. Dougherty, Director Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. [FR Doc. 08–401 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–M ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–1204; FRL–8348–4] Notice of Filing of a Pesticide Petition for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 5564 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2008 / Notices SUMMARY: This notice announces the initial filing of a pesticide petition proposing the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–1204 and the pesticide petition number (PP 7F7290), 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 Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., 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 Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2007– 1204. 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 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:49 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 available in regulations.gov. To access the electronic docket, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, select ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ then ‘‘Docket Search.’’ Insert the docket ID number where indicated and select the ‘‘Submit’’ button. Follow the instructions on the regulations.gov website to view the docket index or access available documents. 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 Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., 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 Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan Reynolds, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 605-0515; e-mail address: reynolds.alan@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 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 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 notice of the filing of a pesticide petition received under section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2008 / Notices and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 U.S.C. 346a, proposing the establishment or modification of regulations in 40 CFR part 180 for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various food commodities. EPA has determined that the pesticide petition described in this notice 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 supports 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, is included in a docket EPA has created for this rulemaking. The docket for this petition is available on-line at http:// www.regulations.gov. New Exemption from Tolerance PP 7F7290. Syngenta Seeds, Inc., 3054 East Cornwallis Road, P.O. Box 12257, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, proposes to establish an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of the plant-incorporated protectant, Bacillus thuringiensis modified Cry1Ab protein containing an additional 26 amino acid ‘‘Geiser motif’’ in all crops and agricultural commodities. The petition includes a reference to a description of the analytical methods available to EPA for the detection and measurement of the pesticide chemical residues or an explanation of why no such method is needed. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: January 17, 2008. W. Michael McDavit, Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E8–1545 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6560–50–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:49 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 5565 Protection Agency, Mailcode: 6102T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. [EPA–HQ–OAR–2008–0027; FRL–8522– Instructions: Direct your comments to Attn: Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR– 6] 2008–0027. The Agency’s policy is that Proposed Approval of the Transuranic all comments received will be included Waste Characterization Program at the in the public docket without change and Hanford Site may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov, including AGENCY: Environmental Protection any personal information provided, Agency. unless the comment includes ACTION: Notice of availability; opening information claimed to be Confidential of public comment period. Business Information (CBI) or other SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit Agency (EPA or we) is announcing the information that you consider to be CBI availability of, and soliciting public or otherwise protected through http:// comments for 45 days on, the proposed www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The approval of the radioactive, contacthttp://www.regulations.gov Web site is handled (CH), transuranic (TRU) waste an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which characterization program implemented means EPA will not know your identity at the Hanford Site in Richland, or contact information unless you Washington. This waste is intended for provide it in the body of your comment. disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot If you send an e-mail comment directly Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. to EPA without going through http:// In accordance with the WIPP Compliance Criteria, EPA evaluated the www.regulations.gov your e-mail address will be automatically captured characterization of CH TRU debris and and included as part of the comment solid waste from Hanford during an that is placed in the public docket and inspection conducted the week of June made available on the Internet. If you 4, 2007. Using the systems and submit an electronic comment, EPA processes developed as part of the U.S. recommends that you include your Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) name and other contact information in Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) program, the body of your comment and with any EPA verified whether DOE could disk or CD ROM you submit. If EPA adequately characterize CH TRU waste cannot read your comment due to consistent with the Compliance Criteria. technical difficulties and cannot contact The results of EPA’s evaluation of you for clarification, EPA may not be Hanford’s program and its proposed able to consider your comment. approval are described in the Agency’s Electronic files should avoid the use of inspection report, which is available for special characters, any form of review in the public dockets listed in encryption, and be free of any defects or ADDRESSES. We will consider public viruses. For additional information comments received on or before the due about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA date mentioned in DATES. Docket Center homepage at http:// This notice summarizes the waste www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. characterization processes evaluated by Docket: All documents in the docket EPA and EPA’s proposed approval. As are listed in the http:// required by 40 CFR 194.8, at the end of www.regulations.gov index. Although a 45-day comment period EPA will listed in the index, some information is evaluate public comments received, and not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other if appropriate, finalize the reports information whose disclosure is responding to the relevant public restricted by statute. Certain other comments, and issue a final report and material, such as copyrighted material, approval letter to DOE. will be publicly available only in hard DATES: Comments must be received on copy. Publicly available docket or before March 17, 2008. materials are available electronically at http://www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, These documents are also available identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– for review in hard-copy form at the OAR–2008–0027, by one of the following three EPA WIPP informational following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow docket locations in New Mexico: in Carlsbad at the Municipal Library, the on-line instructions for submitting Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 comments. • E-mail: To a-and-r-docket@epa.gov. p.m., Friday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m.–5 p.m., phone • Fax: 202–566–1741. • Mail: Air and Radiation Docket and number: 505–885–0731; in Albuquerque at the Government Publications Information Center, Environmental ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 20 (Wednesday, January 30, 2008)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-1204; FRL-8348-4]


Notice of Filing of a Pesticide Petition for Residues of 
Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 29, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-1204 and the pesticide petition number (PP 
7F7290), 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 
Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., 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 Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-
2007-1204. 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 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 
available in regulations.gov. To access the electronic docket, go to 
http://www.regulations.gov, select ``Advanced Search,'' then ``Docket 
Search.'' Insert the docket ID number where indicated and select the 
``Submit'' button. Follow the instructions on the regulations.gov 
website to view the docket index or access available documents. 
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 Bldg.), 
2777 S. Crystal Dr., 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 Facility telephone number is (703) 
305-5805.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan Reynolds, Biopesticides and 
Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 605-0515; e-mail 
address: reynolds.alan@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 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 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 notice of the filing of a pesticide petition 
received under section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug,

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and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 U.S.C. 346a, proposing the establishment 
or modification of regulations in 40 CFR part 180 for residues of 
pesticide chemicals in or on various food commodities. EPA has 
determined that the pesticide petition described in this notice 
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 supports 
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, is included in a docket EPA 
has created for this rulemaking. The docket for this petition is 
available on-line at http://www.regulations.gov.

New Exemption from Tolerance

    PP 7F7290. Syngenta Seeds, Inc., 3054 East Cornwallis Road, P.O. 
Box 12257, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, proposes to establish an 
exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of the 
plant-incorporated protectant, Bacillus thuringiensis modified Cry1Ab 
protein containing an additional 26 amino acid ``Geiser motif'' in all 
crops and agricultural commodities. The petition includes a reference 
to a description of the analytical methods available to EPA for the 
detection and measurement of the pesticide chemical residues or an 
explanation of why no such method is needed.

List of Subjects

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

    Dated: January 17, 2008.
 W. Michael McDavit,
Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
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