Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting, 51815-51816 [E8-20594]

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E8–20602 Filed 9–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0191; FRL–8381–4] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA’s Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC), Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) Process Improvement Workgroup will hold its eleventh public meeting on September 23, 2008. An agenda for this meeting is being developed. The agenda will include recent process improvements to implement PRIA 2 such as electronic submission, application tools and systems to track progress in meeting PRIA due dates and in registration review, and will be posted on EPA’s website. The workgroup is developing advice and recommendations on topics related to EPA’s registration and registration review processes. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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 Conference Center, Lobby Level, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Leovey, Immediate Office, 7501P, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–7328; fax number: (703) 308– PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51815 4776; e-mail address: leovey.elizabeth@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of particular interest to persons who are concerned about implementation of PRIA 2, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Other potentially affected entities may include but are not limited to agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry trade associations; environmental, consumer and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal governments; academia; public health organizations; food processors; and the public. Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all 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. 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 identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPPT–2007–0191. 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 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 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 EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the American food supply, protection and education of those who apply or are exposed to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and the general protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential risks E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 51816 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 173 / Friday, September 5, 2008 / Notices posed by pesticides. The PPDC was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 463, in September 1995, for a 2–year term and has been renewed every 2 years since that time. The PPDC provides advice and recommendations to OPP on a broad range of pesticide regulatory, policy, and program implementation issues that are associated with evaluating and reducing risks from the use of pesticides. 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E8–20594 Filed 9–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:40 Sep 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0104; FRL–8353–5] Pesticide Products; Registration Applications Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of an application to register a pesticide product containing a new active ingredient not included in any currently registered products pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(4) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 6, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0104, 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–2008– 0104. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: 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? 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). E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 173 (Friday, September 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-20594]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0191; FRL-8381-4]


Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration 
Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY:  EPA's Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC), Pesticide 
Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) Process Improvement Workgroup will 
hold its eleventh public meeting on September 23, 2008. An agenda for 
this meeting is being developed. The agenda will include recent process 
improvements to implement PRIA 2 such as electronic submission, 
application tools and systems to track progress in meeting PRIA due 
dates and in registration review, and will be posted on EPA's website. 
The workgroup is developing advice and recommendations on topics 
related to EPA's registration and registration review processes.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 1 
p.m. to 4 p.m.
    To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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 Conference Center, Lobby Level, 
One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Leovey, Immediate Office, 
7501P, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone 
number: (703) 305-7328; fax number: (703) 308-4776; e-mail address: 
leovey.elizabeth@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of 
particular interest to persons who are concerned about implementation 
of PRIA 2, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act 
(FIFRA), and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Other 
potentially affected entities may include but are not limited to 
agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry trade 
associations; environmental, consumer and farmworker groups; pesticide 
users and growers; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal 
governments; academia; public health organizations; food processors; 
and the public. Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency 
has not attempted to describe all 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.

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 identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2007-0191. Publicly 
available docket materials are available either in the electronic 
docket athttp://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 
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 Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    2. Electronic access. You may access thisFederal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings athttp://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.

II. Background

    EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is entrusted with the 
responsibility of ensuring the safety of the American food supply, 
protection and education of those who apply or are exposed to 
pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and the general 
protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential 
risks

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posed by pesticides. The PPDC was established under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, in September 1995, 
for a 2-year term and has been renewed every 2 years since that time. 
The PPDC provides advice and recommendations to OPP on a broad range of 
pesticide regulatory, policy, and program implementation issues that 
are associated with evaluating and reducing risks from the use of 
pesticides. The following sectors are represented on the PPDC: 
Pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental/public 
interest and consumer groups; farm worker organizations; pesticide 
user, grower and commodity groups; Federal and State/local/Tribal 
governments; the general public; academia; and public health 
organizations. Copies of the PPDC charter are filed with appropriate 
committees of Congress and the Library of Congress and are available 
upon request. Copies of the minutes of past meetings of this workgroup 
are available on the internet athttp://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ppdc/
pria/index.html.

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

    This meeting will be open to the public and seating is available on 
a first-come basis. Persons interested in attending do not need to 
register in advance of the meeting. Opportunity will be provided for 
questions and comments by the public. Any person who wishes to file a 
written statement may do so before or after the meeting by giving a 
copy of the statement to the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT. These statements will become part of the permanent 
record and will be available for public inspection at the address 
listed under Unit 1.B.1. Do not submit any information in your request 
that is considered CBI.
    To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, preferably at least 10 
days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection.


    Dated: August 28, 2008.
Debra Edwards,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. E8-20594 Filed 9-4-08; 8:45 am]
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