Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or Superfund, Brownfields Amendments, Section 104(k); Notice of Revisions to FY2009 Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup and Revolving Loan Fund Grants, 15522-15523 [E8-5880]

Download as PDF 15522 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 57 / Monday, March 24, 2008 / Notices TABLE 1.—REGISTRATIONS WITH REQUESTS FOR AMENDMENTS TO DELETE USES IN CERTAIN PESTICIDE REGISTRATIONS EPA Registration No. Product Name Active Ingredient Delete from Label 39967–10 Preventol A8 Technical Fungicide Tebuconazole Paint use 39967–13 Preventol A8 Preservative Tebuconazole Paint use 81598–2 Rotam Tebuconazole Technical Tebuconazole Terrestrial non-food (domestic outdoor) uses in paint as an additive against biodeterioration 82633–1 Sharda Tebuconazole gicide Tebuconazole Use in the manufacture of paints and stains The registrants listed in table 2 of this unit have requested a waiver of the 180day comment period and have agreed to a 30-day comment period. Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before April 23, 2008, to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 30day period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency’s approval of the deletion. Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for all registrants of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit, in ascending sequence by EPA company number. Technical Fun- receipt of any such request in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the Administrator may approve such a request. IV. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must submit the withdrawal in writing to Tracy Keigwin using the methods in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests no later than April 23, 2008. V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute product TABLE 2.—REGISTRANTS REQUESTING under the previously approved labeling AMENDMENTS TO DELETE USES IN for a period of 18 months after approval CERTAIN PESTICIDE REGISTRATIONS of the revision, unless other restrictions have been imposed, as in special review actions. EPA Company Company Name and Number Address List of Subjects 39967 81598 82633 Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Lanxess Corporation, 111 RIDC Park West Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275–1112 Dated: March 18, 2008. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. IPM Resources LLC, Agent for Rotam Ltd., 660 Newton-Yardley Rd., Suite 105, Newtown, PA 18940 [FR Doc. E8–5878 Filed 3–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S Wagner Regulatory Associate, Inc., Agent for Sharda Worldwide Exports, Pvt. Ltd., P.O. Box 640, Hockessin, DE 19707 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES III. What is the Agency’s Authority for Taking this Action? Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:33 Mar 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8545–7] Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or Superfund, Brownfields Amendments, Section 104(k); Notice of Revisions to FY2009 Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup and Revolving Loan Fund Grants AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Section 104(k)(5)(A)(iii) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publish guidance to assist applicants in preparing proposals for grants to assess and clean up brownfield sites. EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up and reuse brownfield sites. In FY2009 EPA has revised the Brownfields Grant Proposal Guidelines (guidelines) and is soliciting comments on those revisions. EPA provides brownfields funding for three types of grants: assessment, revolving loan fund and cleanup. The major changes to the guidelines include: three separate booklets for each of the grant types; Assessment Coalitions which allow eligible entities of 3 or more to request up to $1 M dollars for hazardous substance or petroleum (or combined) community-wide assessments; ranking criteria based on a total score of 100; Community Notification is a threshold criterion; ranking criteria is four sections: Community Need, Project Feasibility, Community Engagement and Project Benefits; community based organization letters of support are required; and a Phase II report complete at time of application for a cleanup grant is required. DATES: Publication of this notice will start a ten working day comment period on revisions to the FY2009 Brownfields Grant Guidelines. Comments will be accepted through April 7, 2008. EPA expects to release a Request for Proposals based on these revised guidelines in late summer of 2008. ADDRESSES: The draft guidelines can be downloaded at: http://www.epa.gov/ brownfields/. If you do not have internet access and require hard copies of the draft guidelines please contact Megan Quinn at (202) 566–2773. Please send E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 57 / Monday, March 24, 2008 / Notices any comments to Megan Quinn at Quinn.Megan@epa.gov no later than April 7, 2008. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION The U.S. EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization, (202) 566–2777. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments will be accepted through April 7, 2008. Please note that in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2) EPA is not undertaking notice and comment rulemaking and has not established a docket to receive public comments on the guidelines. Rather, the Agency as a matter of policy is soliciting the views of interested parties on proposed changes to the guidelines in an effort to make the guidelines as responsive as possible to the needs of the public. Please note that these draft guidelines are subject to change. Organizations interested in applying for Brownfields funding must follow the instructions contained in the final guidelines that EPA publishes on grants.gov, rather than these draft guidelines. There are three types of grants applicants may apply for under these guidelines: 1. Brownfields Assessment Grants— provide funds to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct cleanup and redevelopment planning and community involvement related to brownfield sites. 2. Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants—provide funding for a grant recipient to capitalize a revolving loan fund and to provide subgrants to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites. 3. Brownfields Cleanup Grants— provide funds to carry out cleanup activities at a specific brownfield site owned by the applicant. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance entry for Brownfields Grants is 66.818. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Dated: March 12, 2008. David R. Lloyd, Director, Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. [FR Doc. E8–5880 Filed 3–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:33 Mar 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 Public Information Collection Requirement Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval, Comments Requested March 18, 2008. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 104–13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Pursuant to the PRA, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Written Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before April 23, 2008. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contacts listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of Management and Budget, via Internet at Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov or via fax at (202) 395–5167 and to Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1–C823, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC or via Internet at Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov. To view a copy of this information collection request (ICR) submitted to OMB: (1) Go to the Web page http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain, (2) look for the section of the Web page called ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ (3) click on the downward-pointing arrow in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box below the ‘‘Currently Under Review’’ heading, (4) select ‘‘Federal Communications Commission’’ from the list of agencies PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15523 presented in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, (5) click the ‘‘Submit’’ button to the right of the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, (6) when the list of FCC ICRs currently under review appears, look for the title of this ICR (or its OMB control number, if there is one) and then click on the ICR Reference Number to view detailed information about this ICR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information or copies of the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–0653. Title: Sections 64.703(b) and (c), Consumer Information—Posting by Aggregators. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities. Number of Respondents: 56,075. Estimated Time per Response: .017 to 3 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement; third party disclosure requirement. Total Annual Burden: 172,631 hours. Total Annual Cost: $1,572,932. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: An assurance of confidentiality is not offered because this information collection does not require the collection of personally identifiable information from individuals. Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Needs and Uses: The information collection requirements included under this OMB Control Number 3060–0653, requires aggregators (providers of telephones to the public or to transient users of their premises) under 47 U.S.C. 226(c)(1)(A), 47 CFR 64.703(b) of the Commission’s rules, to post in writing, on or near such phones, information about the pre-subscribed operator services, rates, carrier access, and the FCC address to which consumers may direct complaints. Section 64.703(c) of the Commission’s rules requires the posted consumer information to be added when an aggregator has changed the pre-subscribed operator service provider (OSP) no later than 30 days following such change. Consumers will use this information to determine whether they wish to use the services of the identified OSP. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–5806 Filed 3–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 57 (Monday, March 24, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15522-15523]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-5880]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8545-7]


Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act (CERCLA) or Superfund, Brownfields Amendments, Section 104(k); 
Notice of Revisions to FY2009 Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment, 
Cleanup and Revolving Loan Fund Grants

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Section 104(k)(5)(A)(iii) of the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publish guidance to assist 
applicants in preparing proposals for grants to assess and clean up 
brownfield sites. EPA's Brownfields Program provides funds to empower 
states, communities, tribes and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, 
assess, clean up and reuse brownfield sites. In FY2009 EPA has revised 
the Brownfields Grant Proposal Guidelines (guidelines) and is 
soliciting comments on those revisions. EPA provides brownfields 
funding for three types of grants: assessment, revolving loan fund and 
cleanup. The major changes to the guidelines include: three separate 
booklets for each of the grant types; Assessment Coalitions which allow 
eligible entities of 3 or more to request up to $1 M dollars for 
hazardous substance or petroleum (or combined) community-wide 
assessments; ranking criteria based on a total score of 100; Community 
Notification is a threshold criterion; ranking criteria is four 
sections: Community Need, Project Feasibility, Community Engagement and 
Project Benefits; community based organization letters of support are 
required; and a Phase II report complete at time of application for a 
cleanup grant is required.

DATES: Publication of this notice will start a ten working day comment 
period on revisions to the FY2009 Brownfields Grant Guidelines. 
Comments will be accepted through April 7, 2008. EPA expects to release 
a Request for Proposals based on these revised guidelines in late 
summer of 2008.

ADDRESSES: The draft guidelines can be downloaded at: http://
www.epa.gov/brownfields/. If you do not have internet access and 
require hard copies of the draft guidelines please contact Megan Quinn 
at (202) 566-2773. Please send

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any comments to Megan Quinn at Quinn.Megan@epa.gov no later than April 
7, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The U.S. EPA's Office of Solid Waste 
and Emergency Response, Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization, 
(202) 566-2777.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments will be accepted through April 7, 
2008. Please note that in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2) EPA is not 
undertaking notice and comment rulemaking and has not established a 
docket to receive public comments on the guidelines. Rather, the Agency 
as a matter of policy is soliciting the views of interested parties on 
proposed changes to the guidelines in an effort to make the guidelines 
as responsive as possible to the needs of the public. Please note that 
these draft guidelines are subject to change. Organizations interested 
in applying for Brownfields funding must follow the instructions 
contained in the final guidelines that EPA publishes on grants.gov, 
rather than these draft guidelines.
    There are three types of grants applicants may apply for under 
these guidelines:
    1. Brownfields Assessment Grants--provide funds to inventory, 
characterize, assess, and conduct cleanup and redevelopment planning 
and community involvement related to brownfield sites.
    2. Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants--provide funding for a 
grant recipient to capitalize a revolving loan fund and to provide 
subgrants to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites.
    3. Brownfields Cleanup Grants--provide funds to carry out cleanup 
activities at a specific brownfield site owned by the applicant.

The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance entry for Brownfields 
Grants is 66.818.

    Dated: March 12, 2008.
David R. Lloyd,
Director, Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization, Office of 
Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
[FR Doc. E8-5880 Filed 3-21-08; 8:45 am]
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