Office of Pesticide Programs; Notice of Public Meeting, 55793-55794 [2014-22162]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 / Notices water system program under 40 CFR part 142, in accordance with 40 CFR 3.1000(f). Requests for a hearing must be submitted to EPA within 30 days of publication of today’s Federal Register notice. Such requests should include the following information: (1) The name, address and telephone number of the individual, organization or other entity requesting a hearing; (2) A brief statement of the requesting person’s interest in EPA’s determination, a brief explanation as to why EPA should hold a hearing, and any other information that the requesting person wants EPA to consider when determining whether to grant the request; (3) The signature of the individual making the request, or, if the request is made on behalf of an organization or other entity, the signature of a responsible official of the organization or other entity. In the event a hearing is requested and granted, EPA will provide notice of the hearing in the Federal Register not less than 15 days prior to the scheduled hearing date. Frivolous or insubstantial requests for hearing may be denied by EPA. Following such a public hearing, EPA will review the record of the hearing and issue an order either affirming today’s determination or rescinding such determination. If no timely request for a hearing is received and granted, EPA’s approval of the State of Oklahoma request to revise its part 142—National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation program to allow electronic reporting will become effective 30 days after today’s notice is published, pursuant to CROMERR section 3.1000(f)(4). Dated: September 11, 2014. Matthew Leopard, Acting Director, Office of Information Collection. [FR Doc. 2014–22154 Filed 9–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0233; FRL–9916–72] Office of Pesticide Programs; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:24 Sep 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 (NMFS) (collectively, the Services), are holding a 1-day workshop to provide a forum for stakeholders to offer scientific and technical feedback on the interim approaches that were issued in November 2013 by EPA, USDA, and the Services in response to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report entitled, ‘‘Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides.’’ The workshop is an opportunity for stakeholders and agencies to continue their dialogue on the technical aspects of implementing the NAS recommendations, building upon public meetings held in November and December 2013, April 2014, and the implementation of the enhanced stakeholder engagement process that was finalized in March 2013. The workshop is not designed to, or intended to be a decisionmaking forum; consensus will not be sought or developed at the meeting. This meeting furthers the agencies’ goal of developing a consultation process for pesticide impacts on listed species that is efficient, inclusive, and transparent. DATES: The meeting will be held on October 6, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Requests to participate in the meeting must be received on or before September 26, 2014. 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 in the Rachel Carson Room at FWS, Skyline, Bldg. 7, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Bailey’s Crossroads, VA. See Unit III. for additional information. Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0233, are submitted to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Catherine Eiden, Pesticide Reevaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–7887; email address: eiden.catherine@epa.gov. For meeting logistics or registration contact: Keith A Paul, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, Ecological Services, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803; telephone: (703) 358–2675; fax: (703) 358–1800; cell: 530–840–0658; keith_ paul@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55793 I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you develop, manufacture, formulate, sell, and/or apply pesticide products, and if you are interested in the potential impacts of pesticide use on listed species. 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). 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–2014–0233, 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), West William Jefferson Clinton 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 workshop is an opportunity for stakeholders and agencies to continue their dialogue on the technical aspects of implementing the NAS recommendations, building upon public meetings held in November and December 2013, April 2014, and the implementation of the enhanced stakeholder engagement process that was finalized in March 2013. The workshop is not designed, or intended to be a decisionmaking forum; consensus will not be sought, or developed at the meeting. Stakeholders will be asked to provide scientific and technical information that could potentially be used by the agencies to inform various scientific determinations that will be made during the course of evaluation pesticides, including: E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 55794 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 / Notices 1. Systematic methods for implementing ‘‘Weight of Evidence’’ analysis that consider both quantitative and qualitative data. 2. Approaches for ensuring ‘‘Data Quality.’’ 3. The consideration of ‘‘uncertainty’’ in the scientific assessment process. While the focus of this public meeting is on the three topics noted in this unit, comments on all aspects of the materials previously provided to the public will be accepted. The agencies’ interim approach document entitled, ‘‘Interagency Approach for Implementation of the National Academy of Sciences Report’’ dated November 13, 2013, and the presentation materials from the November 2013 stakeholder workshop are available at the following Web site: http://www.epa.gov/oppfead1/ endanger/2013/nas.html. In addition to the scientific and technical information presented by stakeholders, representatives from Federal agencies will join the dialogue to ask clarifying questions of the presenters and to respond to questions regarding the pesticide registration process and Endangered Species Act consultation. The agencies see this forum as an integral component of the stakeholder engagement process developed for pesticide consultations and contributes to the agencies’ commitment to adapt and refine the interim approaches as we progress through the initial consultations. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Participation in This Meeting 1. Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0233, must be received on or before September 26, 2014. Do not submit any information considered confidential business information (CBI) in your request to participate in the meeting sent to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 2. Public parking is available for attendees; follow the blue signs to the lot. There is a fee for all day parking. 3. Attendees will need to present identification at the Security check-in. 4. Webinar and teleconference information will be provided to participants requesting access via webinar and telephone. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: September 11, 2014. Richard P. Keigwin, Jr., Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2014–22162 Filed 9–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:24 Sep 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9916–77–OW] [FR Doc. 2014–22157 Filed 9–16–14; 8:45 am] Information Session; Stakeholder Input on Implementation of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing plans to hold an information and stakeholder input session on September 22, 2014 in New York City, New York to discuss implementation of the ‘‘Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014’’ (WIFIA). A second session will be held on September 23, 2014 in New York City if registration for the first day exceeds room capacity. Additional information and stakeholder input sessions will be held in locations around the country through December, 2014. Locations and dates for the additional sessions will be announced when they become available. WIFIA is an innovative financing mechanism for water-related infrastructure of national or regional significance. It was signed into law on June 11, 2014 as Public Law 113–121. EPA will be providing an overview of the statute, assistance options and terms, and ideas for implementing the program. EPA would like participants to discuss project ideas and potential selection criteria; opportunities, challenges, and questions about implementation; and future stakeholder engagement. The intended audience is municipal, state, and regional utility decision makers; private finance sector representatives; and other interested organizations and parties. DATES: The session will be held on September 22, 2014, with a possible additional session on September 23, 2014, if necessary. ADDRESSES: The session will be held at: EPA Region 2, Room 27A, 27th Floor, 290 Broadway, New York City, NY 10007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about this notice, including registration information, contact Jordan Dorfman, EPA Headquarters, Office of Water, Office of Wastewater Management at tel.: 202– 564–0614 or email: WIFIA@epa.gov. Members of the public are invited to participate in the session as capacity allows. SUMMARY: Authority: Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, Public Law 113–121. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Dated: September 10, 2014. Andrew D. Sawyers, Director, Office of Wastewater Management. Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OEI–2014–0197; FRL 9916–58– OEI] Creation of a New System of Records Notice: Case Records System Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ) is giving notice that it proposes to create a new system of records pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a). The EPA is implementing the Case Records System, which is a system of records, to manage its administrative adjudicatory proceedings. The Case Records System is a docketing, filing, case tracking, and document management system used to store and manage documents relevant to administrative adjudicatory proceedings before the OALJ. Litigants, administrative law judges (ALJs), and other interested parties may submit a variety of documents to the system, including pleadings, motions, briefs, exhibits, orders, hearing transcripts and initial decisions. DATES: Effective Date: Persons wishing to comment on this system of records notice must do so by October 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OEI–2014–0197, by one of the following methods: • www.regulations.gov: Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Email: oei.docket@epa.gov. • Fax: 202–566–1752. • Mail: OEI Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. • Hand Delivery: OEI Docket, EPA/ DC, WJC West Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OEI–2014– 0197. The EPA’s policy is that all SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0233; FRL-9916-72]


Office of Pesticide Programs; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs, the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and 
the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) (collectively, the 
Services), are holding a 1-day workshop to provide a forum for 
stakeholders to offer scientific and technical feedback on the interim 
approaches that were issued in November 2013 by EPA, USDA, and the 
Services in response to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report 
entitled, ``Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from 
Pesticides.'' The workshop is an opportunity for stakeholders and 
agencies to continue their dialogue on the technical aspects of 
implementing the NAS recommendations, building upon public meetings 
held in November and December 2013, April 2014, and the implementation 
of the enhanced stakeholder engagement process that was finalized in 
March 2013. The workshop is not designed to, or intended to be a 
decisionmaking forum; consensus will not be sought or developed at the 
meeting. This meeting furthers the agencies' goal of developing a 
consultation process for pesticide impacts on listed species that is 
efficient, inclusive, and transparent.

DATES: The meeting will be held on October 6, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.
    Requests to participate in the meeting must be received on or 
before September 26, 2014.
    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 in the Rachel Carson Room at FWS, 
Skyline, Bldg. 7, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Bailey's Crossroads, VA. See Unit 
III. for additional information.
    Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0233, are submitted to the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    For general information contact: Catherine Eiden, Pesticide Re-
evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-7887; email 
address: eiden.catherine@epa.gov.
    For meeting logistics or registration contact: Keith A Paul, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, Ecological Services, 5275 
Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803; telephone: (703) 358-2675; 
fax: (703) 358-1800; cell: 530-840-0658; keithpaul@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you develop, 
manufacture, formulate, sell, and/or apply pesticide products, and if 
you are interested in the potential impacts of pesticide use on listed 
species. 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).

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-2014-0233, 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), West William Jefferson Clinton 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 workshop is an opportunity for stakeholders and agencies to 
continue their dialogue on the technical aspects of implementing the 
NAS recommendations, building upon public meetings held in November and 
December 2013, April 2014, and the implementation of the enhanced 
stakeholder engagement process that was finalized in March 2013. The 
workshop is not designed, or intended to be a decisionmaking forum; 
consensus will not be sought, or developed at the meeting.
    Stakeholders will be asked to provide scientific and technical 
information that could potentially be used by the agencies to inform 
various scientific determinations that will be made during the course 
of evaluation pesticides, including:

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    1. Systematic methods for implementing ``Weight of Evidence'' 
analysis that consider both quantitative and qualitative data.
    2. Approaches for ensuring ``Data Quality.''
    3. The consideration of ``uncertainty'' in the scientific 
assessment process.

While the focus of this public meeting is on the three topics noted in 
this unit, comments on all aspects of the materials previously provided 
to the public will be accepted. The agencies' interim approach document 
entitled, ``Interagency Approach for Implementation of the National 
Academy of Sciences Report'' dated November 13, 2013, and the 
presentation materials from the November 2013 stakeholder workshop are 
available at the following Web site: http://www.epa.gov/oppfead1/endanger/2013/nas.html.
    In addition to the scientific and technical information presented 
by stakeholders, representatives from Federal agencies will join the 
dialogue to ask clarifying questions of the presenters and to respond 
to questions regarding the pesticide registration process and 
Endangered Species Act consultation. The agencies see this forum as an 
integral component of the stakeholder engagement process developed for 
pesticide consultations and contributes to the agencies' commitment to 
adapt and refine the interim approaches as we progress through the 
initial consultations.

III. Participation in This Meeting

    1. Requests to participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID 
number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0233, must be received on or before September 
26, 2014. Do not submit any information considered confidential 
business information (CBI) in your request to participate in the 
meeting sent to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT.
    2. Public parking is available for attendees; follow the blue signs 
to the lot. There is a fee for all day parking.
    3. Attendees will need to present identification at the Security 
check-in.
    4. Webinar and teleconference information will be provided to 
participants requesting access via webinar and telephone.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.

    Dated: September 11, 2014.
Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,
Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2014-22162 Filed 9-16-14; 8:45 am]
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