Pesticide Experimental Use Permit; Notice of Receipt of Application; Comment Request, 76611-76612 [2013-29980]

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[FR Doc. 2013–30158 Filed 12–16–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0732; FRL–9903–56] Pesticide Experimental Use Permit; Notice of Receipt of Application; Comment Request Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces EPA’s receipt of an application requesting an SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:27 Dec 17, 2013 Jkt 232001 Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC. Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP. Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC. experimental use permit (EUP). The Agency has determined that the permit may be of regional and national significance. Therefore, because of the potential significance, and pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and is seeking comments on this application. DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 17, 2014. Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the EUP File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this document, by one of the following methods: ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the EUP File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this document, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. • Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/ DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.htm. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lois Rossi, Registration Division (RD), (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (703) 305–7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or sponsor research on pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. B. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through regulations.gov or email. Clearly mark the part or all of the information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or CD–ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD–ROM as CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD–ROM the specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one complete version of the comment that includes information claimed as CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public docket. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. 2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, remember to: i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number). ii. Follow directions. The Agency may ask you to respond to specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number. E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 76612 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 18, 2013 / Notices ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes. 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. 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. Therefore, 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 following EUP application: 264–EUP–RUI. (EPA–HQ–OPP–2013– 0732). Submitter: Bayer CropScience, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Pesticide chemical: Fluoxastrobin. Type of VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:27 Dec 17, 2013 Jkt 232001 chemical: Fungicide. Summary of request: For use as a seed treatment on corn for efficacy against seedling infections of soilborne plant pathogenic fungi Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Pythium and Colletotrichum, and to aid in suppression of late season stalk rot. This is a crop-destruct EUP. Amount of product to be used: maximum of 0.162 milligram (mg) fluoxastrobin per seed with a seed/pound (lb) average of 1,681 for field corn. Final planting no later than March 1, 2014, with field testing complete within 2 years. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Experimental use permits. • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/ contacts.htm. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lois Rossi, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number (703) 305–7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 6, 2013. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. I. General Information [FR Doc. 2013–29980 Filed 12–17–13; 8:45 am] A. Does this action apply to me? BILLING CODE 6560–50–P You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. 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: • Crop production (NAICS code 111). • Animal production (NAICS code 112). • Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311). • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532). ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0025; FRL–9903–82] Notice of Receipt of Pesticide Products; Registration Applications To Register New Uses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces receipt of applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. This notice provides the public with an opportunity to comment on the applications. DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 17, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the EPA Registration Number or EPA File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this document, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. • Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through regulations.gov or email. Clearly mark the part or all of the information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or CD–ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD–ROM as CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD–ROM the specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one complete version of the comment that includes information claimed as CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public docket. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. 2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, remember to: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0732; FRL-9903-56]


Pesticide Experimental Use Permit; Notice of Receipt of 
Application; Comment Request

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces EPA's receipt of an application 
requesting an experimental use permit (EUP). The Agency has determined 
that the permit may be of regional and national significance. 
Therefore, because of the potential significance, and pursuant to the 
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is 
hereby providing notice of receipt and is seeking comments on this 
application.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 17, 2014. Submit 
your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the 
EUP File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this document, by 
one of the following methods:

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number and the EUP File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of 
this document, by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit 
electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business 
Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute.
     Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket 
Center (EPA/DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 
20460-0001.
     Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand 
delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the 
instructions at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.htm.
    Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along 
with more information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lois Rossi, Registration Division 
(RD), (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection 
Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; 
telephone number: (703) 305-7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. Although this 
action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or 
sponsor research on pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to 
describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action.

B. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA?

    1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through 
regulations.gov or email. Clearly mark the part or all of the 
information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or 
CD-ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD-ROM as 
CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD-ROM the 
specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one 
complete version of the comment that includes information claimed as 
CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information 
claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public docket. 
Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with 
procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2.
    2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, 
remember to:
    i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying 
information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number).
    ii. Follow directions. The Agency may ask you to respond to 
specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number.

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    iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and 
substitute language for your requested changes.
    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. 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. Therefore, 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 following EUP application:
    264-EUP-RUI. (EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0732). Submitter: Bayer CropScience, 
2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Pesticide 
chemical: Fluoxastrobin. Type of chemical: Fungicide. Summary of 
request: For use as a seed treatment on corn for efficacy against 
seedling infections of soilborne plant pathogenic fungi Fusarium, 
Rhizoctonia, Pythium and Colletotrichum, and to aid in suppression of 
late season stalk rot. This is a crop-destruct EUP. Amount of product 
to be used: maximum of 0.162 milligram (mg) fluoxastrobin per seed with 
a seed/pound (lb) average of 1,681 for field corn. Final planting no 
later than March 1, 2014, with field testing complete within 2 years.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Experimental use permits.

    Dated: December 6, 2013.
Lois Rossi,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-29980 Filed 12-17-13; 8:45 am]
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