Designation for Topeka, KS; Cedar Rapids, IA; Minot, ND; and Cincinnati, OH, 26188 [E9-12634]

Download as PDF 26188 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 103 / Monday, June 1, 2009 / Notices Effective Date: July 1, 2009. USDA, GIPSA, Karen Guagliardo, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance Division, STOP 3604, Room 1647–S, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–3604. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Guagliardo at 202–720–7312, email Karen.W.Guagliardo@usda.gov. Read Applications: All applications and comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(b)). DATES: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ADDRESSES: Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration Designation for Topeka, KS; Cedar Rapids, IA; Minot, ND; and Cincinnati, OH AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: GIPSA is announcing the designation of the following organizations to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act, as amended (USGSA): Kansas Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Kansas); MidIowa Grain Inspection, Inc. (Mid-Iowa); Minot Grain Inspection, Inc. (Minot); and Tri-State Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Tri-State). In the December 1, 2008, Federal Register (73 FR 72762), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide official services in the geographic area named above. Applications were due by January 2, 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Kansas, Mid-Iowa, Minot, and TriState were the sole applicants for designation to provide official services in the areas currently assigned to them, so GIPSA did not ask for additional comments on them. GIPSA evaluated all available information regarding the designation criteria in section 7(f)(l) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined Kansas, Mid-Iowa, Minot, and Tri-State are able to provide official services in the geographic areas specified in the December 1, 2008, Federal Register, for which they applied. This designation action to provide official services in the specified area is effective July 1, 2009 and terminates on June 30, 2012. Interested persons may obtain official services by calling the telephone numbers listed below. Designation start Official agency Headquarters location and telephone Kansas .............. Topeka, KS (785–233–7063); Additional Location(s): Colby, CO; Dodge City, KS; Hutchinson, KS; Kansas City, KS; Salina, KS; Wichita, KS; and Sidney, NE. Cedar Rapids, IA (319–363–0239); Additional Location(s): Clayton, IA and Clinton, IA ........ Minot, ND (701–838–1734) ...................................................................................................... Cincinnati, OH (513–251–6571) ............................................................................................... Mid-Iowa ........... Minot ................. Tri-State ............ Section 7(f)(1) of the USGSA authorizes GIPSA’s Administrator to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)(1)). Under section 7(g)(1) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for 3 years unless terminated by the Secretary but may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 7(f) of the Act. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. J. Dudley Butler, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. E9–12634 Filed 5–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [FDMS Docket No. FSIS–2009–0005] International Standard-Setting Activities AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice informs the public of the sanitary and phytosanitary VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:29 May 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 standard-setting activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), in accordance with section 491 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended, and the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, Public Law 103–465, 108 Stat. 4809. This notice also provides a list of other standard-setting activities of Codex, including commodity standards, guidelines, codes of practice, and revised texts. This notice, which covers the time periods from June 1, 2008, to May 31, 2009, and June 1, 2009, to May 31, 2010, seeks comments on standards under consideration and recommendations for new standards. Comments may be submitted by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This Web site provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this Web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions at that site for submitting comments. • Mail, including floppy disks or CD– ROMs, and hand- or courier-delivered items: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 2534, South Agriculture Building, Washington, DC 20250–3700. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Designation end 7/1/2009 6/30/2012 7/1/2009 7/1/2009 7/1/2009 6/30/2012 6/30/2012 6/30/2012 Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name and docket number FSIS– 2009–0005. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to https:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to comments received, go to the FSIS Docket Room at the address listed above between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please state that your comments refer to Codex and, if your comments relate to specific Codex committees, please identify those committees in your comments and submit a copy of your comments to the delegate from that particular committee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Stuck, United States Manager for Codex, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, Room 4861, South Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–3700; Phone: (202) 205–7760; Fax: (202) 720– 3157. USCodex@fsis.usda.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration


Designation for Topeka, KS; Cedar Rapids, IA; Minot, ND; and 
Cincinnati, OH

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: GIPSA is announcing the designation of the following 
organizations to provide official services under the United States 
Grain Standards Act, as amended (USGSA): Kansas Grain Inspection 
Service, Inc. (Kansas); Mid-Iowa Grain Inspection, Inc. (Mid-Iowa); 
Minot Grain Inspection, Inc. (Minot); and Tri-State Grain Inspection 
Service, Inc. (Tri-State).

DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2009.

ADDRESSES: USDA, GIPSA, Karen Guagliardo, Chief, Review Branch, 
Compliance Division, STOP 3604, Room 1647-S, 1400 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20250-3604.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Guagliardo at 202-720-7312, e-
mail Karen.W.Guagliardo@usda.gov.
    Read Applications: All applications and comments will be available 
for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours 
(7 CFR 1.27(b)).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the December 1, 2008, Federal Register 
(73 FR 72762), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide 
official services in the geographic area named above. Applications were 
due by January 2, 2009.
    Kansas, Mid-Iowa, Minot, and Tri-State were the sole applicants for 
designation to provide official services in the areas currently 
assigned to them, so GIPSA did not ask for additional comments on them.
    GIPSA evaluated all available information regarding the designation 
criteria in section 7(f)(l) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and 
determined Kansas, Mid-Iowa, Minot, and Tri-State are able to provide 
official services in the geographic areas specified in the December 1, 
2008, Federal Register, for which they applied. This designation action 
to provide official services in the specified area is effective July 1, 
2009 and terminates on June 30, 2012.
    Interested persons may obtain official services by calling the 
telephone numbers listed below.

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                                                                                    Designation     Designation
            Official agency                Headquarters location and telephone         start            end
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Kansas.................................  Topeka, KS (785-233-7063); Additional          7/1/2009       6/30/2012
                                          Location(s): Colby, CO; Dodge City,
                                          KS; Hutchinson, KS; Kansas City, KS;
                                          Salina, KS; Wichita, KS; and Sidney,
                                          NE.
Mid-Iowa...............................  Cedar Rapids, IA (319-363-0239);               7/1/2009       6/30/2012
                                          Additional Location(s): Clayton, IA
                                          and Clinton, IA.
Minot..................................  Minot, ND (701-838-1734)...............        7/1/2009       6/30/2012
Tri-State..............................  Cincinnati, OH (513-251-6571)..........        7/1/2009       6/30/2012
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    Section 7(f)(1) of the USGSA authorizes GIPSA's Administrator to 
designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a 
specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than 
any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 
(f)(1)).
    Under section 7(g)(1) of the USGSA, designations of official 
agencies are effective for 3 years unless terminated by the Secretary 
but may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed 
in section 7(f) of the Act.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

J. Dudley Butler,
Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards 
Administration.
 [FR Doc. E9-12634 Filed 5-29-09; 8:45 am]
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