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Download as PDF 38158 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 125 / Wednesday, June 29, 2011 / Notices relevant to a full authorization analysis. Specifically, we request comment on: (a) Whether CARB’s determination that its standards, in the aggregate, are at least as protective of public health and welfare as applicable federal standards is arbitrary and capricious, (b) whether California needs such standards to meet compelling and extraordinary conditions, and (c) whether California’s standards and accompanying enforcement procedures are consistent with section 209 of the Act. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES IV. Procedures for Public Participation If a hearing is held, the Agency will make a verbatim record of the proceedings. Interested parties may arrange with the reporter at the hearing to obtain a copy of the transcript at their own expense. Regardless of whether a public hearing is held, EPA will keep the record open until August 22, 2011. Upon expiration of the comment period, the Administrator will render a decision on CARB’s request based on the record from the public hearing, if any, all relevant written submissions, and other information that she deems pertinent. All information will be available for inspection at the EPA Air Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2011–0548. Persons with comments containing proprietary information must distinguish such information from other comments to the greatest extent possible and label it as ‘‘Confidential Business Information’’ (‘‘CBI’’). If a person making comments wants EPA to base its decision on a submission labeled as CBI, then a non-confidential version of the document that summarizes the key data or information should be submitted to the public docket. To ensure that proprietary information is not inadvertently placed in the public docket, submissions containing such information should be sent directly to the contact person listed above and not to the public docket. Information covered by a claim of confidentiality will be disclosed by EPA only to the extent allowed, and according to the procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. If no claim of confidentiality accompanies the submission when EPA receives it, EPA will make it available to the public without further notice to the person making comments. Dated: June 24, 2011. Margo Tsirigotis Oge, Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Office of Air and Radiation. [FR Doc. 2011–16395 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jun 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9425–8] Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Under Section 10(a)(2) of Public Law 92–423, ‘‘The Federal Advisory Committee Act,’’ notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC), established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.). The Council will consider various issues associated with drinking water protection and public water systems including nutrient pollution and impacts to drinking water supplies. The Council will also receive updates about several on-going drinking water program activities including rulemakings related to the Total Coliform Rule and the Lead and Copper Rule. DATES: The Council meeting will be held on July 21, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and July 22, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pacific Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 Office, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who would like to attend the meeting, present an oral statement, or submit a written statement, should contact Suzanne Kelly, by e-mail, Kelly.Suzanne@epa.gov, by phone, 202– 564–3887, or by regular mail at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (MC 4601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. The Council encourages the public’s input and will allocate one hour (3:30 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.) on July 21, 2011, for this purpose. Oral statements will be limited to five minutes. It is preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. To ensure adequate time for public involvement, individuals or organizations interested in presenting an oral statement should notify Suzanne Kelly by telephone at 202–564–3887 no later than July 14, 2011. Any person who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after a Council meeting. Written statements received by SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 July 11, 2011 will be distributed to all members of the Council before any final discussion or vote is completed. Any statements received July 12, 2011, or after the meeting will become part of the permanent meeting file and will be forwarded to the Council members for their information. Members of the public will have to show photo identification to enter the building. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting to allow sufficient time for security screening. Special Accommodations For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Suzanne Kelly at 202–564–3887 or by e-mail at Kelly.Suzanne@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Suzanne Kelly, preferably, at least 10 days prior to the meeting to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: June 23, 2011. Ronald W. Bergman, Acting Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. [FR Doc. 2011–16380 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0082; FRL–8871–1] Withdrawal of Pesticide Petitions for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of withdrawal of pesticide petitions. AGENCY: This document announces the withdrawal of several pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations. The petitions were withdrawn voluntarily and without prejudice to future filing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A contact person, with telephone number and e-mail address, is listed at the end of each pesticide petition summary. You may also reach each contact person by mail at: Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? Although this action only applies to the petitioners in question, it is directed E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 125 / Wednesday, June 29, 2011 / Notices (703) 347–8560, e-mail address: fertich.elizabeth@epa.gov. 2. PP 0E7786 (D(+)-Lactide-L-(-)lactide-meso-lactide polymer). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of October 22, 2010 (75 FR 65321) (FRL– 8851–1) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0837), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 0E7786) by NOD Apiary Products USA Inc., 8345 NW., 66th St., 8418, Miami, FL 33166. The B. How can I get copies of this document petition requested that 40 CFR 180.920 and other related information? be amended by establishing an EPA has established a docket for this exemption from the requirement of a action under docket identification (ID) tolerance for residues of D(+)-lactide-Lnumber EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0082. (-)-lactide-meso-lactide polymer (CAS Publicly available docket materials are Reg. No. 9051–89–2) when used as an available either in the electronic docket inert ingredient (component of at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only controlled release agent) in miticide available in hard copy, at the Office of formulations applied to honeybee hives. Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory On January 21, 2011, NOD Apiary Public Docket in Rm. S–4400, One Products, notified EPA that it was Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. withdrawing this petition. Contact: Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of Kerry Leifer, (703) 308–8811, e-mail operation of this Docket Facility are address: leifer.kerry@epa.gov. 3. PP 2E6426 and PP 9E7625 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday (Linuron). EPA issued a notice in the through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone Federal Register of January 6, 2010 (75 FR 864) (FRL–8801–5) (EPA–HQ–OPP– number is (703) 305–5805. 2009–0843), which announced the filing II. What action is the agency taking? of pesticide petitions (PP 2E6426 and PP EPA is announcing the withdrawal of 9E7625) by Interregional Research pesticide petitions received under Project Number 4 (IR–4), 500 College section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, Road East, Suite 201 W., Princeton, NJ and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 U.S.C. 08540. The petitions proposed to amend 346a, requesting the establishment or the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.184 by modification of regulations in 40 CFR establishing tolerances for residues of Part 174 or Part 180 for residues of linuron, (3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1methoxy-1-methylurea) and its pesticide chemicals in or on various metabolites convertible to 3,4food commodities. Pursuant to 40 CFR 180.7(f), a dichloroaniline, calculated as linuron, summary of each of the petitions in or on the raw agricultural covered by this document, prepared by commodities: Pea, dry at 0.07 parts per the petitioner, was included in a docket million (ppm); parsley, leaves at 2.5 EPA created for each rulemaking. The ppm; and parsley, dried leaves at 7.0 docket for each of the petitions is ppm (PP 9E7625); and horseradish at 0.050 ppm (PP 2E6426). On February 1, available on-line at http:// 2011, Interregional Research Project www.regulations.gov. Number 4 (IR–4), notified EPA that it Withdrawals by Petitioners was withdrawing these petitions. 1. PP 0E7769 (Kerosene, fuel oil #1). Contact: Laura Nollen, (703) 305–7390, EPA issued a notice in the Federal e-mail address: nollen.laura@epa.gov. Register of October 22, 2010 (75 FR 4. PP 3E6536 (Mancozeb). EPA issued 65321) (FRL–8851–1) (EPA–HQ–OPP– a notice in the Federal Register of 2010–0803), which announced the filing November 30, 2005 (70 FR 71838) (FRL of a pesticide petition (PP 0E7769) by 7747–5) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2005–0307) Lighthouse Product Services, on behalf which announced the filing of a of Winfield Solutions LLC., 3937 pesticide petition (PP 3E6536) by Dow Cedarwood Lane, Johnstown, Colorado AgroSciences LLC., 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268. The 80534. The petition proposed to amend petition proposed to amend the the tolerance in 40 CFR 180.920 for tolerances in 40 CFR 180.176 by residues of kerosene, fuel oil #1 (CAS establishing an import tolerance for the Reg. No. 8008–20–6 or 64742–81–0), combined residues of the fungicide when used as an inert ingredient in mancozeb in or on the imported food pesticide formulations. On January 11, commodities mandarin oranges/ 2011, Lighthouse Product Services, on mandarins at 5.0 parts per million behalf of Winfield Solutions LLC., (ppm). On December 21, 2010, Dow notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Elizabeth Fertich, AgroSciences LLC., notified EPA that it mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES to the public in general. Since various individuals or entities may be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be interested in this action. If you have any questions regarding this action, please consult the person listed at the end of the withdrawal summary for the pesticide petition of interest. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jun 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38159 was withdrawing the petition. Contact: Lisa Jones, (703) 308–9424, e-mail address: jones.lisa@epa.gov. 5. PP 6E4728 and PP 9E6010 (Agsolex 8 and Agsolex 12). EPA issued a Notice of Filing in the Federal Register on August 30, 2000 (65 FR 52735) (FRL– 6595–5), (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0060, formerly Docket ID #PF–956), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 6E4728) by International Specialty Products, 1361 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. The petition proposed to amend 40 CFR 180.1001(c) and (e) for residues of N-(n-octyl)-2-pyrrolidone (Agsolex 8) (CAS Reg No. 2687–94–7) and N-(n-dodecyl)-2-pyrrolidone (Agsolex 12) (CAS Reg. No. 2687–96–9) when used as an inert ingredient in or on growing crops, when applied to raw agricultural commodities, or to animals. EPA also issued a Notice of Filing on September 2, 1999 (64 FR 48165) (FRL– 6094–5) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0060, formerly Docket ID #PF–883), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9E6010) by International Specialty Products, 1361 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. The petition proposed to amend 40 CFR Part 180 for residues of N-(n-octyl)-2-pyrrolidone (Agsolex 8) (CAS Reg. No. 2687–94–7) in or on the raw agricultural commodities (RACs): Soybeans, soybean forage, soybean fodder, and soybean hay when used as an inert ingredient (solvent) in seed treatment applied at a maximum rate of 3 grams/acre. On February 4, 2011, International Specialty Products, notified EPA that it was withdrawing both petitions (PP 6E4728 and PP 9E6010). Contact: Mark Dow (703) 305– 5533, e-mail address: dow.mark@epa.gov. 6. PP 9E7611 (Chlorothalonil). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of January 6, 2010 (75 FR 864) (FRL– 8801–5) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2009–0774), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9E7611) by Interregional Research Project Number #4 (IR–4), IR–4 Project Headquarters, 500 College Road East, Suite 201W, Princeton, NJ 08540. The petition proposed to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.275 by establishing a tolerance for residues of chlorothalonil in or on berry, low growing subgroup 13–07G at 0.01 ppm; bushberry subgroup 13–07B at 1 ppm; onion, bulb subgroup 3–07A at 0.5 ppm; and onion, green subgroup 3–07B at 5 ppm. On December 1, 2010, IR–4, notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Sidney Jackson, (703) 305–7610, e-mail address: jackson.sidney@epa.gov. 7. PP 9E7638 (Alkyl polyglycosides). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of February 4, 2010 (75 FR E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 38160 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 125 / Wednesday, June 29, 2011 / Notices 5790) (FRL–8807–5) (EPA–HQ–OPP– 2009–0937), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9E7638) by Cognis Corporation, c/o Lewis & Harrison, LLC., 122 C. St., NW., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20001. The petition proposed to establish an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of the alkyl polyglycosides (CAS Reg. Nos. 68515– 73–1, 110615–47–9, and 132778–08–6) under 40 CFR 180.950 when used as inert ingredient in pesticide formulations. On September 8, 2010, Lewis & Harrison, LLC., notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Karen Samek, (703) 347–8825, e-mail address: samek.karen@epa.gov. 8. PP 0F7739 (Diflubenzuron). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of August 11, 2010 (75 FR 48667) (FRL– 8840–6) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0603), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 0F7739) by Chemtura Corporation, 199 Benson Road (2–5), Middlebury, CT 06749. The petition proposes to establish tolerances in 40 CFR part 180 for residues of the insecticide diflubenzuron, N-[[(4chlorophenyl) amino]carbonyl]-2,6difluorobenzamide (DFB) and its metabolites 4-chlorophenylurea (CPU) and 4-chloroaniline (PCA), in or on citrus fruit, crop group 10 at 1.3 ppm, and citrus, oil processed commodity at 39 ppm. On August 12, 2010, Chemtura Corp., notified EPA that it was withdrawing the petition for citrus fruit, crop group 10, only. Contact: Kable Davis, (703) 306–0415, e-mail address: davis.kable@epa.gov. 9. PP 8F7349 (Methomyl). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of August 13, 2008 (73 FR 47184) (FRL– 8376–8), (EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0975), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 8F7349) by DuPont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection, P.O. Box 30, Newark, DE 19714–0030. The petition proposes to set reduced tolerances in 40 CFR Part 180 for residues of the insecticide, methomyl (S-methyl N[(methylcarbamoyl)oxy] thioacetimidate), in or on grapes, table at 1.5 ppm; grapes, juice at 5.0 ppm; grapes, raisin at 5.0 ppm; and grapes, wine at 5.0 ppm. On February 9, 2010, DuPont, notified EPA that it was withdrawing the petition for decreasing the tolerance on grapes. Contact: Tom Harris, (703) 308–9423, e-mail address: harris.thomas@epa.gov. 10. PP 9F7622 (Metconazole). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of June 23, 2010 (75 FR 35801) (FRL– 8831–3), (EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0287), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9F7622) by Valent VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jun 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 U.S.A. Company, 1600 Riviera Ave., Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596– 8025. The petition proposed to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.617 by decreasing the established tolerance for residues of the fungicide metconazole, 5-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-2,2dimethyl-1-(1H–1,2,4-triazol-1ylmethyl)cyclopentanol, measured as the sum of cis- and trans-isomers, in or on nut, tree (crop group 14) from 0.04 ppm to 0.02 ppm. On November 30, 2010, Valent U.S.A. Company, notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Tracy Keigwin, (703) 305–6605, e-mail address: keigwin.tracy@epa.gov. 11. PP 7F7264 (Flusilazole). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of April 13, 2009 (74 FR 16866) (FRL– 8396–6) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0838), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 7F7264) by E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection, P. O. Box 30, Newark, DE 19714–0030. The petition proposed to establish a tolerance in 40 CFR Part 180 for residues of the fungicide flusilazole, (1[[bis(4fluorophenyl)methyl-silyl]methyl]-1H– 1,2,4-triazole) and its metabolite IN– F7321 (bis(4-fluorophenyl) methylsilanol) in or on soybean at 0.04 parts per million (ppm); soybean, aspirated grain fractions at 2.6 ppm; soybean, refined oil at 0.1 ppm; wheat, grain at 0.15 ppm; wheat, forage at 25 ppm, wheat, straw at 7.0 ppm; wheat, aspirated grain fractions at 6.0 ppm; cattle, fat at 1.5 ppm; cattle, kidney at 5.0 ppm; cattle, liver at 2.0 ppm; cattle, meat and cattle meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm; goat, fat at 1.5 ppm; goat, kidney at 5.0 ppm; goat, liver, at 2.0 ppm; goat, meat and goat, meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm; hog, fat at 1.5 ppm; hog, kidney at 5.0 ppm; hog, liver at 2.0 ppm; hog, meat and hog, meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm; horse, fat at 1.5 ppm; horse, kidney at 5.0 ppm; horse, liver at 2.0 ppm; horse, meat and horse, meat byproducts a 0.40 ppm; milk at 0.20 ppm; milk, fat at 1.3 ppm; sheep, fat at 1.5 ppm; sheep, kidney at 5.0 ppm; sheep, liver at 2.0 ppm; sheep, meat and sheep, meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm. On February 2, 2009, E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Tracy Keigwin, 703–305–6605, keigwin.tracy@epa.gov. 12. PP 8E7313 (Fenpropidin). EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of April 13, 2009 (74 FR 16866) (FRL– 8396–6) (EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0840), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 8E7313) by Syngenta Crop Protection, P.O. Box PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. The petition proposed to establish a tolerance in 40 CFR part 180 for residues of the fungicide fenpropidin, 1[3-[4-(1, 1-dimethylethyl) phenyl]-2methyl-propyl]-piperidine in or on banana, whole fruit at 10 parts per million (ppm). On October 16, 2009, Syngenta Crop Protection notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Tracy Keigwin, 703–305–6605, keigwin.tracy@epa.gov. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Feed additives, Food additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: June 21, 2011. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–16199 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0357, FRL–8878–5] Pesticide Products; Registration Applications Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing an active ingredient not included in any previously registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(4) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0357, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0082; FRL-8871-1]


Withdrawal of Pesticide Petitions for Residues of Pesticide 
Chemicals in or on Various Commodities

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of withdrawal of pesticide petitions.

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SUMMARY: This document announces the withdrawal of several pesticide 
petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations. 
The petitions were withdrawn voluntarily and without prejudice to 
future filing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A contact person, with telephone 
number and e-mail address, is listed at the end of each pesticide 
petition summary. You may also reach each contact person by mail at: 
Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    Although this action only applies to the petitioners in question, 
it is directed

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to the public in general. Since various individuals or entities may be 
interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific 
entities that may be interested in this action. If you have any 
questions regarding this action, please consult the person listed at 
the end of the withdrawal summary for the pesticide petition of 
interest.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    EPA has established a docket for this action under docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0082. 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.

II. What action is the agency taking?

    EPA is announcing the withdrawal of pesticide petitions received 
under section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 
21 U.S.C. 346a, requesting the establishment or modification of 
regulations in 40 CFR Part 174 or Part 180 for residues of pesticide 
chemicals in or on various food commodities.
    Pursuant to 40 CFR 180.7(f), a summary of each of the petitions 
covered by this document, prepared by the petitioner, was included in a 
docket EPA created for each rulemaking. The docket for each of the 
petitions is available on-line at http://www.regulations.gov.

Withdrawals by Petitioners

    1. PP 0E7769 (Kerosene, fuel oil #1). EPA issued a notice in the 
Federal Register of October 22, 2010 (75 FR 65321) (FRL-8851-1) (EPA-
HQ-OPP-2010-0803), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition 
(PP 0E7769) by Lighthouse Product Services, on behalf of Winfield 
Solutions LLC., 3937 Cedarwood Lane, Johnstown, Colorado 80534. The 
petition proposed to amend the tolerance in 40 CFR 180.920 for residues 
of kerosene, fuel oil 1 (CAS Reg. No. 8008-20-6 or 64742-81-
0), when used as an inert ingredient in pesticide formulations. On 
January 11, 2011, Lighthouse Product Services, on behalf of Winfield 
Solutions LLC., notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. 
Contact: Elizabeth Fertich, (703) 347-8560, e-mail address: 
fertich.elizabeth@epa.gov.
    2. PP 0E7786 (D(+)-Lactide-L-(-)-lactide-meso-lactide polymer). EPA 
issued a notice in the Federal Register of October 22, 2010 (75 FR 
65321) (FRL-8851-1) (EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0837), which announced the filing 
of a pesticide petition (PP 0E7786) by NOD Apiary Products USA Inc., 
8345 NW., 66th St., 8418, Miami, FL 33166. The petition requested that 
40 CFR 180.920 be amended by establishing an exemption from the 
requirement of a tolerance for residues of D(+)-lactide-L-(-)-lactide-
meso-lactide polymer (CAS Reg. No. 9051-89-2) when used as an inert 
ingredient (component of controlled release agent) in miticide 
formulations applied to honeybee hives. On January 21, 2011, NOD Apiary 
Products, notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: 
Kerry Leifer, (703) 308-8811, e-mail address: leifer.kerry@epa.gov.
    3. PP 2E6426 and PP 9E7625 (Linuron). EPA issued a notice in the 
Federal Register of January 6, 2010 (75 FR 864) (FRL-8801-5) (EPA-HQ-
OPP-2009-0843), which announced the filing of pesticide petitions (PP 
2E6426 and PP 9E7625) by Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-
4), 500 College Road East, Suite 201 W., Princeton, NJ 08540. The 
petitions proposed to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.184 by 
establishing tolerances for residues of linuron, (3-(3,4-
dichlorophenyl)-1-methoxy-1-methylurea) and its metabolites convertible 
to 3,4-dichloroaniline, calculated as linuron, in or on the raw 
agricultural commodities: Pea, dry at 0.07 parts per million (ppm); 
parsley, leaves at 2.5 ppm; and parsley, dried leaves at 7.0 ppm (PP 
9E7625); and horseradish at 0.050 ppm (PP 2E6426). On February 1, 2011, 
Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4), notified EPA that it 
was withdrawing these petitions. Contact: Laura Nollen, (703) 305-7390, 
e-mail address: nollen.laura@epa.gov.
    4. PP 3E6536 (Mancozeb). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of November 30, 2005 (70 FR 71838) (FRL 7747-5) (EPA-HQ-OPP-
2005-0307) which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 
3E6536) by Dow AgroSciences LLC., 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, 
IN 46268. The petition proposed to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 
180.176 by establishing an import tolerance for the combined residues 
of the fungicide mancozeb in or on the imported food commodities 
mandarin oranges/mandarins at 5.0 parts per million (ppm). On December 
21, 2010, Dow AgroSciences LLC., notified EPA that it was withdrawing 
the petition. Contact: Lisa Jones, (703) 308-9424, e-mail address: 
jones.lisa@epa.gov.
    5. PP 6E4728 and PP 9E6010 (Agsolex 8 and Agsolex 12). EPA issued a 
Notice of Filing in the Federal Register on August 30, 2000 (65 FR 
52735) (FRL-6595-5), (EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0060, formerly Docket ID 
PF-956), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition 
(PP 6E4728) by International Specialty Products, 1361 Alps Road, Wayne, 
NJ 07470. The petition proposed to amend 40 CFR 180.1001(c) and (e) for 
residues of N-(n-octyl)-2-pyrrolidone (Agsolex 8) (CAS Reg No. 2687-94-
7) and N-(n-dodecyl)-2-pyrrolidone (Agsolex 12) (CAS Reg. No. 2687-96-
9) when used as an inert ingredient in or on growing crops, when 
applied to raw agricultural commodities, or to animals. EPA also issued 
a Notice of Filing on September 2, 1999 (64 FR 48165) (FRL-6094-5) 
(EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0060, formerly Docket ID PF-883), which 
announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9E6010) by 
International Specialty Products, 1361 Alps Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. The 
petition proposed to amend 40 CFR Part 180 for residues of N-(n-octyl)-
2-pyrrolidone (Agsolex 8) (CAS Reg. No. 2687-94-7) in or on the raw 
agricultural commodities (RACs): Soybeans, soybean forage, soybean 
fodder, and soybean hay when used as an inert ingredient (solvent) in 
seed treatment applied at a maximum rate of 3 grams/acre. On February 
4, 2011, International Specialty Products, notified EPA that it was 
withdrawing both petitions (PP 6E4728 and PP 9E6010). Contact: Mark Dow 
(703) 305-5533, e-mail address: dow.mark@epa.gov.
    6. PP 9E7611 (Chlorothalonil). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of January 6, 2010 (75 FR 864) (FRL-8801-5) (EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-
0774), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9E7611) 
by Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4), IR-4 
Project Headquarters, 500 College Road East, Suite 201W, Princeton, NJ 
08540. The petition proposed to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 180.275 
by establishing a tolerance for residues of chlorothalonil in or on 
berry, low growing subgroup 13-07G at 0.01 ppm; bushberry subgroup 13-
07B at 1 ppm; onion, bulb subgroup 3-07A at 0.5 ppm; and onion, green 
subgroup 3-07B at 5 ppm. On December 1, 2010, IR-4, notified EPA that 
it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Sidney Jackson, (703) 305-
7610, e-mail address: jackson.sidney@epa.gov.
    7. PP 9E7638 (Alkyl polyglycosides). EPA issued a notice in the 
Federal Register of February 4, 2010 (75 FR

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5790) (FRL-8807-5) (EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0937), which announced the filing 
of a pesticide petition (PP 9E7638) by Cognis Corporation, c/o Lewis & 
Harrison, LLC., 122 C. St., NW., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20001. The 
petition proposed to establish an exemption from the requirement of a 
tolerance for residues of the alkyl polyglycosides (CAS Reg. Nos. 
68515-73-1, 110615-47-9, and 132778-08-6) under 40 CFR 180.950 when 
used as inert ingredient in pesticide formulations. On September 8, 
2010, Lewis & Harrison, LLC., notified EPA that it was withdrawing this 
petition. Contact: Karen Samek, (703) 347-8825, e-mail address: 
samek.karen@epa.gov.
    8. PP 0F7739 (Diflubenzuron). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of August 11, 2010 (75 FR 48667) (FRL-8840-6) (EPA-HQ-OPP-
2010-0603), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 
0F7739) by Chemtura Corporation, 199 Benson Road (2-5), Middlebury, CT 
06749. The petition proposes to establish tolerances in 40 CFR part 180 
for residues of the insecticide diflubenzuron, N-[[(4-chlorophenyl) 
amino]carbonyl]-2,6-difluorobenzamide (DFB) and its metabolites 4-
chlorophenylurea (CPU) and 4-chloroaniline (PCA), in or on citrus 
fruit, crop group 10 at 1.3 ppm, and citrus, oil processed commodity at 
39 ppm. On August 12, 2010, Chemtura Corp., notified EPA that it was 
withdrawing the petition for citrus fruit, crop group 10, only. 
Contact: Kable Davis, (703) 306-0415, e-mail address: 
davis.kable@epa.gov.
    9. PP 8F7349 (Methomyl). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of August 13, 2008 (73 FR 47184) (FRL-8376-8), (EPA-HQ-OPP-
2007-0975), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 
8F7349) by DuPont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection, P.O. 
Box 30, Newark, DE 19714-0030. The petition proposes to set reduced 
tolerances in 40 CFR Part 180 for residues of the insecticide, methomyl 
(S-methyl N-[(methylcarbamoyl)oxy] thioacetimidate), in or on grapes, 
table at 1.5 ppm; grapes, juice at 5.0 ppm; grapes, raisin at 5.0 ppm; 
and grapes, wine at 5.0 ppm. On February 9, 2010, DuPont, notified EPA 
that it was withdrawing the petition for decreasing the tolerance on 
grapes. Contact: Tom Harris, (703) 308-9423, e-mail address: 
harris.thomas@epa.gov.
    10. PP 9F7622 (Metconazole). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of June 23, 2010 (75 FR 35801) (FRL-8831-3), (EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-
0287), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 9F7622) 
by Valent U.S.A. Company, 1600 Riviera Ave., Suite 200, Walnut Creek, 
CA 94596-8025. The petition proposed to amend the tolerances in 40 CFR 
180.617 by decreasing the established tolerance for residues of the 
fungicide metconazole, 5-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-2,2-dimethyl-1-(1H-
1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)cyclopentanol, measured as the sum of cis- and 
trans-isomers, in or on nut, tree (crop group 14) from 0.04 ppm to 0.02 
ppm. On November 30, 2010, Valent U.S.A. Company, notified EPA that it 
was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Tracy Keigwin, (703) 305-6605, 
e-mail address: keigwin.tracy@epa.gov.
    11. PP 7F7264 (Flusilazole). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of April 13, 2009 (74 FR 16866) (FRL-8396-6) (EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-
0838), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 7F7264) 
by E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection, P. O. 
Box 30, Newark, DE 19714-0030. The petition proposed to establish a 
tolerance in 40 CFR Part 180 for residues of the fungicide flusilazole, 
(1[[bis(4-fluorophenyl)methyl-silyl]methyl]-1H-1,2,4-triazole) and its 
metabolite IN-F7321 (bis(4-fluorophenyl) methylsilanol) in or on 
soybean at 0.04 parts per million (ppm); soybean, aspirated grain 
fractions at 2.6 ppm; soybean, refined oil at 0.1 ppm; wheat, grain at 
0.15 ppm; wheat, forage at 25 ppm, wheat, straw at 7.0 ppm; wheat, 
aspirated grain fractions at 6.0 ppm; cattle, fat at 1.5 ppm; cattle, 
kidney at 5.0 ppm; cattle, liver at 2.0 ppm; cattle, meat and cattle 
meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm; goat, fat at 1.5 ppm; goat, kidney at 5.0 
ppm; goat, liver, at 2.0 ppm; goat, meat and goat, meat byproducts at 
0.40 ppm; hog, fat at 1.5 ppm; hog, kidney at 5.0 ppm; hog, liver at 
2.0 ppm; hog, meat and hog, meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm; horse, fat at 
1.5 ppm; horse, kidney at 5.0 ppm; horse, liver at 2.0 ppm; horse, meat 
and horse, meat byproducts a 0.40 ppm; milk at 0.20 ppm; milk, fat at 
1.3 ppm; sheep, fat at 1.5 ppm; sheep, kidney at 5.0 ppm; sheep, liver 
at 2.0 ppm; sheep, meat and sheep, meat byproducts at 0.40 ppm. On 
February 2, 2009, E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop 
Protection notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: 
Tracy Keigwin, 703-305-6605, keigwin.tracy@epa.gov.
    12. PP 8E7313 (Fenpropidin). EPA issued a notice in the Federal 
Register of April 13, 2009 (74 FR 16866) (FRL-8396-6) (EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-
0840), which announced the filing of a pesticide petition (PP 8E7313) 
by Syngenta Crop Protection, P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. The 
petition proposed to establish a tolerance in 40 CFR part 180 for 
residues of the fungicide fenpropidin, 1-[3-[4-(1, 1-dimethylethyl) 
phenyl]-2-methyl-propyl]-piperidine in or on banana, whole fruit at 10 
parts per million (ppm). On October 16, 2009, Syngenta Crop Protection 
notified EPA that it was withdrawing this petition. Contact: Tracy 
Keigwin, 703-305-6605, keigwin.tracy@epa.gov.

List of Subjects

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

    Dated: June 21, 2011.
Lois Rossi,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-16199 Filed 6-28-11; 8:45 am]
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