Plants for Planting Whose Importation Is Not Authorized Pending Pest Risk Analysis; Notice of Availability of Data Sheets for Taxa of Plants for Planting That Are Quarantine Pests or Hosts of Quarantine Pests, 41908 [2013-16722]

Download as PDF 41908 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 134 Friday, July 12, 2013 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2012–0076] Plants for Planting Whose Importation Is Not Authorized Pending Pest Risk Analysis; Notice of Availability of Data Sheets for Taxa of Plants for Planting That Are Quarantine Pests or Hosts of Quarantine Pests Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: We are reopening the comment period for a notice that made available to the public data sheets detailing the scientific evidence we evaluated in making the determination that certain taxa of plants for planting are quarantine pests or hosts of quarantine pests and, therefore, should be added to our lists of plants for planting whose importation is not authorized pending pest risk analysis. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. DATES: The comment period for the notice published May 6, 2013 (78 FR 26316) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before August 12, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2012-00760001. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2012–0076, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:46 Jul 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2012-0076 or in our reading room, which is located in room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Arnold Tschanz, Senior Regulatory Policy Specialist, Plants for Planting Policy, RPM, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 133, Riverdale, MD 20737– 1236; (301) 851–2179. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 6, 2013, we published in the Federal Register (78 FR 26316–26317, Docket No. APHIS–2012–0076) a notice that made available to the public data sheets detailing the scientific evidence we evaluated in making the determination that certain taxa of plants for planting are quarantine pests or hosts of quarantine pests and, therefore, should be added to our lists of plants for planting whose importation is not authorized pending pest risk analysis. Comments on the notice were required to be received on or before July 5, 2013. We are reopening the comment period on Docket No. APHIS–2012– 0076 for an additional 30 days. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. We will also consider all comments received between July 6, 2013 (the day after the close of the original comment period) and the date of this notice. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 450 and 7701–7772 and 7781–7786; 21 U.S.C. 136 and 136a; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.3. Done in Washington, DC, this 26th day of June, 2013. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2013–16722 Filed 7–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD Sunshine Act Meeting TIME AND DATE: July 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. EDT. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Horizon Room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on Thursday, July 25, 2013, starting at 9:30 a.m. EDT at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Horizon Room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004. Between 9:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., the Board will consider and vote on the status designations of the following three recommendations issued by the CSB to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration: (1) 2001–05–I–DE–1 (revision of Process Safety Management standard to clarify coverage of atmospheric storage tanks connected to process vessels); (2) 2005–04–I–TX–9 (revision of Process Safety Management standard to require management of change reviews for certain organizational changes); and (3) 2010– 07–I–CT–1 (issuance of a general industry and construction standards for fuel gas safety). Beginning at 1:30 p.m. EDT, the Board will consider and vote on the status designations of four recommendations related to the issuance of a general industry standard for combustible dusts as follows (1) 2006–1–H–R1 (from Combustible Dust Study); (2) 2008–5–I– GA–R11 (from Imperial Sugar report); (3) 2011–4–I–TN– and (4) 2011–4–I– TN–R2 (from Hoeganaes case study), and possibly other items at the discretion of the Chair. This notice is to provide information to the public concerning the matters related to the seven recommendations to OSHA listed above, which will be considered during the meeting. At the meeting, the staff will present their evaluations of the implementation of these seven recommendations. Following the staff presentations in the morning and afternoon, the Board will hear brief statements from OSHA, interested stakeholders, and the public. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 134 / Friday, July 12, 2013 / 
Notices

[[Page 41908]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2012-0076]


Plants for Planting Whose Importation Is Not Authorized Pending 
Pest Risk Analysis; Notice of Availability of Data Sheets for Taxa of 
Plants for Planting That Are Quarantine Pests or Hosts of Quarantine 
Pests

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments; reopening of 
comment period.

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SUMMARY: We are reopening the comment period for a notice that made 
available to the public data sheets detailing the scientific evidence 
we evaluated in making the determination that certain taxa of plants 
for planting are quarantine pests or hosts of quarantine pests and, 
therefore, should be added to our lists of plants for planting whose 
importation is not authorized pending pest risk analysis. This action 
will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit 
comments.

DATES: The comment period for the notice published May 6, 2013 (78 FR 
26316) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive on or 
before August 12, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2012-0076-0001.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2012-0076, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, 
APHIS, Station 3A-03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-
1238.
    Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may 
be viewed at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2012-
0076 or in our reading room, which is located in room 1141 of the USDA 
South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, 
please call (202) 799-7039 before coming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Arnold Tschanz, Senior Regulatory 
Policy Specialist, Plants for Planting Policy, RPM, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 
River Road Unit 133, Riverdale, MD 20737-1236; (301) 851-2179.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 6, 2013, we published in the Federal 
Register (78 FR 26316-26317, Docket No. APHIS-2012-0076) a notice that 
made available to the public data sheets detailing the scientific 
evidence we evaluated in making the determination that certain taxa of 
plants for planting are quarantine pests or hosts of quarantine pests 
and, therefore, should be added to our lists of plants for planting 
whose importation is not authorized pending pest risk analysis.
    Comments on the notice were required to be received on or before 
July 5, 2013. We are reopening the comment period on Docket No. APHIS-
2012-0076 for an additional 30 days. This action will allow interested 
persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. We will also 
consider all comments received between July 6, 2013 (the day after the 
close of the original comment period) and the date of this notice.

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 450 and 7701-7772 and 7781-7786; 21 U.S.C. 
136 and 136a; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.3.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 26th day of June, 2013.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-16722 Filed 7-11-13; 8:45 am]
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