Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Notice of Public Meeting, 68837 [2013-27432]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices Coordination and Policy (7201M), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–0130; fax number: (202) 564– 8382; email address: matten.sharlene@ epa.gov. A cancellation notice was published in the Federal Register on October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64211) (FRL–9902–08). All other information provided in the Federal Register on August 15, 2013 (78 FR 49750) (FRL–9393–3) remains unchanged. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Dated: November 6, 2013. Steven M. Knott, Acting Director, Office of Science Coordination and Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–27430 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0453; FRL–9902–82] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Pesticide Programs is giving notice that a public webinar of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) is being planned for December 5–6, 2013. A draft agenda is under development and will be posted by November 21, 2013. Notice is also given that EPA has determined that, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the PPDC has been renewed for an additional 2-year period, from October 25, 2013, to October 25, 2015. A copy of the current Charter is available on the PPDC Internet site. DATES: The PPDC webinar will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, December 6, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: Information regarding public accessibility and participation in the PPDC Webinar will be posted by November 21 at http://www.epa.gov/ pesticides/ppdc. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0453; FRL-9902-82]


Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Pesticide Programs 
is giving notice that a public webinar of the Pesticide Program 
Dialogue Committee (PPDC) is being planned for December 5-6, 2013. A 
draft agenda is under development and will be posted by November 21, 
2013. Notice is also given that EPA has determined that, in accordance 
with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the PPDC has 
been renewed for an additional 2-year period, from October 25, 2013, to 
October 25, 2015. A copy of the current Charter is available on the 
PPDC Internet site.

DATES: The PPDC webinar will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013, 
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, December 6, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 3 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: Information regarding public accessibility and participation 
in the PPDC Webinar will be posted by November 21 at http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ppdc.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margie Fehrenbach, Office of Pesticide 
Programs (7501P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-4775; 
fax number: (703) 308-4776; email address: fehrenbach.margie@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 work in agricultural settings or 
persons who are concerned about implementation of the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the Federal Food, 
Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and the amendments to both of these 
major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996; 
and the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act. Potentially affected 
entities may include, but are not limited to: Agricultural workers and 
farmers; pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental, 
consumer, and farm worker groups; pesticide users and growers; animal 
rights groups; pest consultants; State, local, and tribal governments; 
academia; public health organizations; and the public. If you have 
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?

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0453, is available at http://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 http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

II. Background

    The Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is entrusted with 
responsibility to help ensure the safety of the American food supply, 
the education and protection from unreasonable risk of those who apply 
or are exposed to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, 
and general protection of the environment and special ecosystems from 
potential risks posed by pesticides.
    The Charter for the Environmental Protection Agency's Pesticide 
Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) was established under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, in September 1995, 
and has been renewed every 2 years since that time. PPDC's Charter was 
renewed October 25, 2013, for another 2-year period. The purpose of 
PPDC is to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator 
on issues associated with pesticide regulatory development and reform 
initiatives, evolving public policy and program implementation issues, 
and science issues associated with evaluating and reducing risks from 
use of pesticides. It is determined that PPDC is in the public interest 
in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Agency by 
law. The following sectors are represented on the current PPDC: 
Environmental/public interest and animal rights groups; farm worker 
organizations; pesticide industry and trade associations; 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.

III. How can I request to participate in this Webinar?

    PPDC meetings are open to the public. Persons interested in 
participating in the webinar do not need to register in advance of the 
meeting. Public comments may be made during the public comment session 
of each meeting or in writing to the address listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Agricultural workers, Agriculture, 
Chemicals, Endangered species, Foods, Integrated pest management, 
Pesticide labels, Pesticides and pests, Public health, Spray drift, 
21st Century toxicology.

    Dated: November 8, 2013.
Steven Bradbury,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-27432 Filed 11-14-13; 8:45 am]
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