The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group Working Committee on Pesticide Operations and Management; Notice of Public Meeting, 13228-13229 [E8-4968]

Download as PDF 13228 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 12, 2008 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES methylethoxy)phenyl)-2(trifluoromethyl)benzamide] and its metabolite, M-4, desisopropyl flutolanil [N-(3-hydroxyphenyl)-2(trifluromethyl)benzamide], expressed as 2-trifluoromethyl benzoic acid and calculated as flutolanil in or on food commodities soybean, forage at 9.0 ppm; soybean, hay at 2.0 ppm; soybean, seed at 0.20 ppm; wheat, bran at 0.30 ppm; wheat, forage at 2.0 ppm; wheat, grain at 0.10 ppm; wheat, hay at 1.0 ppm; and wheat, straw at 0.30 ppm. A previously submitted analytical method designated AU-95R-04 (MRID 45104001), a gas chromatography, mass spectrometry detection method has been independently validated and is adequate for enforcement purposes for flutolanil residue detection in soybean and wheat raw agricultural commodities. A multi-residue method for flutolanil has been previously submitted. This notice supersedes the previously published notice issued in the Federal Register of January 23, 2008 (73 FR 3967) (FRL–8345–7) for this pesticide petition (PP 0F6159). Contact: Lisa Jones, (703) 308–9424, jones.lisa@epa.gov. 8. PP 7F7301. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2008– 0139). Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 274198300, proposes to establish a tolerance for residues of the insecticide thiamethoxam {3-[(2-chloro-5thiazolyl)methyl] tetrahydro-5-methylN-nitro-4H-1,3,5-oxadiazin-4imine}(CAS Reg. No. 153719–23–4) and its metabolite [N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5ylmethyl)-N’-methyl-N’-nitro-guanidine] in or on food commodities soybean, hulls at 2.0 ppm and grain, aspirated fractions at 0.08 ppm. Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc. has submitted practical analytical methodology for detecting and measuring levels of thiamethoxam in or on raw agricultural commodities. This method is based on crop specific cleanup procedures and determination by liquid chromatography with either ultraviolet (UV) or mass spectrometry (MS) detections. The limit of detection (LOD) for each analyte of this method is 1.25 ng injected for samples analyzed by UV and 0.25 ng injected for samples analyzed by MS, and the limit of quantification (LOQ) is 0.005 ppm for milk and juices, and 0.01 ppm for all other substrates. Contact: Julie Chao, (703) 308–8735, chao.julie@epa.gov. B. Amendment to Existing Tolerance 1. PP 7E7281. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2007– 1192). Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201 W, Princeton, NJ 08540, also proposes to remove the existing tolerances in 40 CFR 180.587 for residues of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:30 Mar 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 fungicide famoxadone in or on the food commodities lettuce, head; and caneberry, subgroup 13A at 10 parts per million (ppm) which would be replaced by the proposed subgroup tolerances on leafy, greens, subgroup 4A; and caneberry, subgroup 13-07A. Contact: Susan Stanton, (703) 305–5218, stanton.susan@epa.gov. 2. PP 7E7283. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2007– 1191). Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201 W, Princeton, NJ 08540, also proposes to remove the existing tolerances in 40 CFR 180.503 for residues of the fungicide cymoxanil; 2-cyano-N[(ethylamino)carbonyl]-2(methoxyimino)acetamide in or on the food commodities lettuce, head; and caneberry at 4.0 ppm which would be replaced by the proposed subgroup tolerances on leafy, greens, subgroup 4A; and caneberry, subgroup 13-07A. Contact: Susan Stanton, (703) 305–5218, stanton.susan@epa.gov. C. New Exemption from Tolerance 1. PP 7E7305. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2008– 0095). Syngenta Crop Protection, P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27409, proposes to amend 40 CFR part 180 by establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance under 40 CFR 180.910 for residues of Poly(oxy-1,2 ethanediyl),a-[2,4,6-tris(1-phenylethyl) phenyl]-w-hydroxy- (CAS Reg. No. 70559–25–0) and Poly(oxy-1,2 ethanediyl),a-[tris(1-phenylethyl) phenyl]-w-hydroxy-, ammonium salt (CAS Reg. No. 99734–09–5), herein referred to in this document as tristyrylphenol ethoxylates, as an inert ingredient in post-harvest applications at a maximum of 10.0% for each inert in an end-use product formulation. This request is specific for the post-harvest uses of tristyrylphenol ethoxylates and not impacting the existing pre-harvest tolerance exemption in 40 CFR 180.920 granted by the Agency for these ethoxylates with a limit of not more than 15% of the formulation. Because this petition is a request for an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance, no analytical method is required. Contact: Karen Samek, (703) 347–8825, samek.karen@epa.gov. 2. PP 8E7321. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2008– 0096). Solvay Chemicals, Inc., 3333 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77098, proposes to amend 40 CFR 180 by establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance under 40 CFR 180.960 for residues of 2-oxepanone, homopolymer (CAS Reg. No. 24980–41– 4) in or on food commodities when used as a pesticide inert ingredient in a pesticide product. Because this petition is a request for an exemption from the PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirement of a tolerance, no analytical method is required. Contact: Karen Samek, (703) 347–8825, samek.karen@epa.gov. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: March 4, 2008. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E8–4967 Filed 3–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0143; FRL–8353–9] The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group Working Committee on Pesticide Operations and Management; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/ State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Working Committee on Pesticide Operations and Management (WC/POM) will hold a 2– day meeting, beginning on April 7, 2008 and ending April 8, 2008. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 7, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, April 8, 2008. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.) 2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA, 4th Floor South Conference Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Georgia McDuffie, Field and External Affairs Division (7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 605– E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 12, 2008 / Notices 0195; fax number: (703) 308–1850; email address: mcDuffie.georgia@epa.gov or Grier Stayton, SFIREG Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 466, Milford, DE 19963; telephone number: (302) 422– 8152; fax (302) 422–2435; e-mail address: grier stayton <aapcosfireg@comcast.net>. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting? A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are interested in SFIREG information exchange relationship with EPA regarding important issues related to human health, environmental exposure to pesticides, and insight into EPA’s decision-making process are invited and encouraged to attend the meetings and participate as appropriate. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: 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). B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0143. 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 Office of Pesticide Programs (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. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES II. Background 1. Follow up report from EPA following pesticide label discussions at fall POM meeting 2. Proposal to Change Acreage Threshold for Experiment Use Permits (EUPs) 3. Update on NAFTA Labeling and Web-based Pesticide Labeling 4. Department of Homeland Security and their Chemicals of Interest List VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:30 Mar 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 5. Food Safety Issues Following Pesticide Misuse 6. Discussions on PART and EPA’s 5700 Form 7. EPA Update/Briefing a. Office of Pesticide Programs Update b. Office of Enforcement Compliance Assurance Update 8. POM Working Committee Workgroups Issue Papers/Updates You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Do not submit any information in your request that is considered CBI. Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number EPA– HQ–OPP–2008–0143, must be received on or before April 11, 2008. List of Subjects Environmental protection. Dated: March 3, 2008. William R. Diamond, Director, Field External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E8–4968 Filed 3–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8541–2] Public Water System Supervision Program Variance and Exemption Review for the State of North Dakota Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 will conduct a statutory review of variances and exemptions issued by the State of North Dakota under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) program. The SDWA, 42 U.S.C. 300 et seq., requires that EPA periodically review variances and exemptions issued by States with primary enforcement authority to determine compliance with requirements of the Statute 42 U.S.C. 300g–4(e)(8); 42 U.S.C. 300g–5(d). In accordance with these provisions in the SDWA, and its regulations at 40 CFR 142.22, EPA is giving public notice that EPA Region 8 will conduct a review of variances and exemptions issued by the State of North Dakota to Public Water Systems under its jurisdiction. The review will be conducted on March 31, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13229 The public is invited to submit comments by April 28, 2008 on any or all variances and/or exemptions issued by the State of North Dakota, and on the need for continuing them. Results of this review will be published in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Comments on variances and exemptions issued by the State of North Dakota should be addressed to: Robert E. Roberts, Regional Administrator, c/o Breann Bockstahler, U.S. EPA, Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202–2466. All data and other information with respect to the variances and exemptions issued by the State of North Dakota are located at the North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Municipal Facilities, 918 East Divide, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501–1947. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Breann Bockstahler at 303–312–6034 or bockstahler.breann@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: North Dakota has an EPA approved program for primary enforcement authority for the PWSS program, pursuant to section 1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300g–2 and 40 CFR Part 142. A. Why Do States Issue Variances and Exemptions? States with primary enforcement authority are authorized to grant variances and exemptions from National Primary Drinking Water Regulations to specific public water systems, provided these variances and exemptions meet the requirements of the SWDA Section 1415 and 1416 and are protective of public health. B. Why Is a Review of the Variances and Exemption Necessary? North Dakota is authorized to grant variances and exemptions to drinking water systems in accordance with the SDWA. The SDWA requires that EPA periodically review State issued variances and exemptions to determine compliance with the Statute. 42 U.S.C. 300g–4(e)(8); 42 U.S.C. 300g–5(d). Dated: February 26, 2008. Robert E. Roberts, Regional Administrator, Region 8. [FR Doc. E8–4907 Filed 3–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0143; FRL-8353-9]


The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials/State 
FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group Working Committee on 
Pesticide Operations and Management; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials 
(AAPCO)/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) 
Working Committee on Pesticide Operations and Management (WC/POM) will 
hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on April 7, 2008 and ending April 8, 
2008. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and 
sets forth the tentative agenda topics.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 7, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, April 8, 2008.
    To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT, preferably at least 10 
days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA, One Potomac Yard (South 
Bldg.) 2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA, 4th Floor South Conference 
Room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Georgia McDuffie, Field and External 
Affairs Division (7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 605-

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0195; fax number: (703) 308-1850; e-mail address: 
mcDuffie.georgia@epa.gov or Grier Stayton, SFIREG Executive Secretary, 
P.O. Box 466, Milford, DE 19963; telephone number: (302) 422-8152; fax 
(302) 422-2435; e-mail address: grier stayton <aapco-
sfireg@comcast.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you are 
interested in SFIREG information exchange relationship with EPA 
regarding important issues related to human health, environmental 
exposure to pesticides, and insight into EPA's decision-making process 
are invited and encouraged to attend the meetings and participate as 
appropriate. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not 
limited to:
    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).

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under 
docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0143. 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 Office 
of Pesticide Programs (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.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.

II. Background

    1. Follow up report from EPA following pesticide label discussions 
at fall POM meeting
    2. Proposal to Change Acreage Threshold for Experiment Use Permits 
(EUPs)
    3. Update on NAFTA Labeling and Web-based Pesticide Labeling
    4. Department of Homeland Security and their Chemicals of Interest 
List
    5. Food Safety Issues Following Pesticide Misuse
    6. Discussions on PART and EPA's 5700 Form
    7. EPA Update/Briefing
    a. Office of Pesticide Programs Update
    b. Office of Enforcement Compliance Assurance Update
    8. POM Working Committee Workgroups Issue Papers/Updates

III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting?

    You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Do not submit any 
information in your request that is considered CBI. Requests to 
participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-
2008-0143, must be received on or before April 11, 2008.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection.

    Dated: March 3, 2008.
William R. Diamond,
Director, Field External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. E8-4968 Filed 3-11-08; 8:45 am]
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