Exposure Modeling Public Meeting; Notice of Public Meeting, 13338-13339 [2013-04407]

Download as PDF 13338 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2013 / Notices erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES iv. Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information and/ or data that you used. v. If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be reproduced. vi. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and suggest alternatives. vii. Explain your views as clearly as possible, avoiding the use of profanity or personal threats. viii. Make sure to submit your comments by the comment period deadline identified. 3. Environmental justice. EPA seeks to achieve environmental justice, the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of any group, including minority and/or low income populations, in the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. To help address potential environmental justice issues, the Agency seeks information on any groups or segments of the population who, as a result of their location, cultural practices, or other factors, may have atypical or disproportionately high and adverse human health impacts or environmental effects from exposure to the pesticide(s) discussed in this document, compared to the general population. II. What action is the agency taking? Under section 5 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 U.S.C. 136c, EPA can allow manufacturers to field test pesticides under development. Manufacturers are required to obtain an EUP before testing new pesticides or new uses of pesticides if they conduct experimental field tests on 10 acres or more of land or one acre or more of water. Pursuant to 40 CFR 172.11(a), the Agency has determined that the following EUP application may be of regional and national significance, and therefore is seeking public comment on the EUP application. Submitter: KIM–C1, LLC, 2547 W. Shaw Avenue, Suite 116, Fresno, CA 93711. EUP Number: 71049–EUP–L. Pesticide Chemical: Forchlorfenuron. Type of Chemical: Plant Growth Regulator. Summary of Request: Crop Uses and Timing of Application (only one application permitted per crop per year): Almond from 80% petal fall to the time when nutlet length averages 4–6 millimeters (mm); cherry at shuck split or a later application at straw color to color break; fig when average fig is 12– VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:18 Feb 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 15 mm; pear at 15–25 days post-petal fall; pistachio at beginning of kernel formation when shells start to fill at approximately 5–7 weeks after bloom; plum/prune during bloom. The amount of chemical product to be used is 77,400 fluid ounces or 605 gallons on 1,935 acres. from 2013–2015. A copy of the application and any information submitted is available for public review in the docket established for this EUP application. Following the review of the application and any comments and data received in response to this solicitation, EPA will decide whether to issue or deny the EUP request, and if issued, the conditions under which it is to be conducted. Any issuance of an EUP will be announced in the Federal Register. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Experimental use permits. Dated: February 15, 2013. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2013–04527 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2009–0879; FRL–9379–7] Exposure Modeling Public Meeting; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: An Exposure Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM) will be held for one day on March 19, 2013. This notice announces the location and time for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics. DATES: The meeting will be held on March 19, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Requests to participate in the meeting must be received on or before March 11, 2013. 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 the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), One Potomac Yard (North Building), Fourth Floor Conference Center (N–4830), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gabe Rothman, Environmental Fate and Effects Division, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 347–8011; fax number: (703) 305–6309; email address: rothman.gabe@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 required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. The following list of North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. Potentially affected entities may include: • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting NAICS code 11 • Utilities NAICS code 22 • Professional, Scientific and Technical NAICS code 54 B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information? The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2009–0879, is available at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory Public Docket (OPP Docket) in the Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPP Docket is (703) 305–5805. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at https://www.epa.gov/dockets. II. Background On a biannual interval, an Exposure Modeling Public Meeting will be held for presentation and discussion of current issues related to modeling pesticide fate, transport, and exposure of risk assessment in a regulatory E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2013 / Notices context. Meeting dates and abstract requests are announced through the ‘‘empmlist’’ forum on the LYRIS list server at https://lists.epa.gov/read/ all_forums/. 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–2009–0879, and must be received on or before March 11, 2013. IV. Tentative Topics for the Meeting Update on Development of the Spatial Aquatic Model (SAM). Pesticide Root Zone Model for Ground Water Model (PRZM–GW) Implementation. Pesticide Flooded Application Model (PFAM) Implementation. Recent Developments for Drinking Water Intakes Percent Cropped Area (DWI PCA) Guidance. Other topics related to environmental exposure modeling and monitoring of pesticides in surface water, ground water, soil, air, and biota. List of Subjects Environmental protection, pesticide exposure assessment, exposure modeling, pesticide monitoring, groundwater, PRZM–GW, SAM, PFAM, DWI PCA. settlement addresses the PRP’s Sitewide liability on an Ability-to-Pay basis. DATES: The Agency will consider public comments on the settlement until March 29, 2013. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are available from Ms. Paula V. Painter. Submit your comments by Site name Florida Petroleum Reprocesssors Site by one of the following methods: • www.epa.gov/region4/superfund/ programs/enforcement/ enforcement.html. • Email. Painter.Paula@epa.gov. • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 61 Forsyth Street SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula V. Painter at 404/562–8887. Dated: January 22, 2013. Anita L. Davis, Chief, Superfund Enforcement & Information Management Branch, Superfund Division. [FR Doc. 2013–04610 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9785–2; EPA–R01–OEP–FRL#: 13– 007] Dated: February 13, 2013. Donald J. Brady, Director, Environmental Fate and Effects Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. State Program Requirements; Approval of Maine’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program [FR Doc. 2013–04407 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. Proposal To Approve Maine’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program. BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL 9785–7; CERCLA–04–2013–3755] Florida Petroleum Reprocessors Site; Davie, Broward County, FL; Notice of Settlement Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of Settlement. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement with 2238 NW. 86th Street Inc. concerning the Florida Petroleum Reprocessors Site located in Davie, Broward County, Florida. The VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:18 Feb 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 SUMMARY: In 1999 the State of Maine applied to implement its NPDES program under the Clean Water Act in the state, including the territories of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. Today, EPA is proposing to act on the state’s application as it applies in those Indian territories and is inviting comment. Interested persons may submit comments on the approval of Maine’s NPDES Permitting Program in these territories as part of the administrative record to EPA—Region 1, at the address given below, no later than midnight through April 29, 2013. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13339 Submit comments by one of the following methods: • Email: velez.glenda@epa.gov. ´ • Mail: Glenda Velez, USEPA-Region 1, 5 Post Office Square—OEP06–01, Boston, MA 02109–3912. • No facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted. ADDRESSES: Additional information concerning the proposed approval of Maine’s program in these territories may be obtained between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding holidays from: ´ Glenda Velez, USEPA-Region 1, 5 Post Office Square–OEP06–01, Boston, MA 02109–3912, Telephone: 617–918–1677, Email: velez.glenda@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: 2001 Approval of Maine’s Base NPDES Permitting Program On December 17, 1999, EPA determined that the State of Maine had submitted a complete application to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program in the state under the Clean Water Act (CWA). 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., see 64 FR 73552 (Dec. 30, 1999). Maine’s application included an assertion of authority to implement the program in the territories of the federally-recognized Indian tribes within the state, based on the jurisdictional provisions of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act (MICSA), which ratified the Maine Implementing Act (MIA). 25 U.S.C. 1721, et seq. and 30 M.R.S.A. § 6201, et seq., respectively. On January 12, 2001, EPA approved the State of Maine’s application to administer the NPDES program for all areas of the state other than Indian country. At that point EPA did not take any action on Maine’s application to administer the program within the territories of the federally-recognized Indian tribes in Maine. EPA published notice of its action on February 28, 2001. 56 FR 12791. As described in the Federal Register, EPA approved the state’s application to administer both the NPDES permit program covering point source dischargers and the pretreatment program covering industrial dischargers into publicly owned treatment works (POTWs). EPA did not authorize the state to regulate cooling water intake structures under CWA section 316(b) (33 U.S.C. 1326(b)). 56 FR at 12792. 2003 Partial Approval of Maine’s Program in Indian Territories On October 31, 2003, EPA approved the State of Maine’s application to administer the NPDES program in the E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 27, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04407]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0879; FRL-9379-7]


Exposure Modeling Public Meeting; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: An Exposure Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM) will be held for 
one day on March 19, 2013. This notice announces the location and time 
for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.

DATES: The meeting will be held on March 19, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 
4:00 p.m. Requests to participate in the meeting must be received on or 
before March 11, 2013.
    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 the Environmental Protection 
Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), One Potomac Yard (North 
Building), Fourth Floor Conference Center (N-4830), 2777 S. Crystal 
Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gabe Rothman, Environmental Fate and 
Effects Division, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 347-8011; fax number: (703) 305-6309; 
email address: rothman.gabe@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 required 
to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances 
Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 
or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 
Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not 
attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by 
this action. The following list of North American Industrial 
Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, 
but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this 
document applies to them. Potentially affected entities may include:
     Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting NAICS code 11
     Utilities NAICS code 22
     Professional, Scientific and Technical NAICS code 54

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

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0879, is available at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory 
Public Docket (OPP Docket) in the Environmental Protection Agency 
Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. The Public Reading Room is open 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal 
holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 
566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPP Docket is (703) 305-
5805. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information 
about the docket available at https://www.epa.gov/dockets.

II. Background

    On a biannual interval, an Exposure Modeling Public Meeting will be 
held for presentation and discussion of current issues related to 
modeling pesticide fate, transport, and exposure of risk assessment in 
a regulatory

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context. Meeting dates and abstract requests are announced through the 
``empmlist'' forum on the LYRIS list server at https://lists.epa.gov/read/all_forums/.

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-
2009-0879, and must be received on or before March 11, 2013.

IV. Tentative Topics for the Meeting

Update on Development of the Spatial Aquatic Model (SAM).
Pesticide Root Zone Model for Ground Water Model (PRZM-GW) 
Implementation.
Pesticide Flooded Application Model (PFAM) Implementation.
Recent Developments for Drinking Water Intakes Percent Cropped Area 
(DWI PCA) Guidance.
Other topics related to environmental exposure modeling and monitoring 
of pesticides in surface water, ground water, soil, air, and biota.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, pesticide exposure assessment, exposure 
modeling, pesticide monitoring, groundwater, PRZM-GW, SAM, PFAM, DWI 
PCA.

    Dated: February 13, 2013.
Donald J. Brady,
Director, Environmental Fate and Effects Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-04407 Filed 2-26-13; 8:45 am]
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