Golden Nematode; Removal of Regulated Areas in Orleans, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties, New York, 8822 [2016-03672]

Download as PDF 8822 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 35 / Tuesday, February 23, 2016 / Rules and Regulations TABLE 1—OVERVIEW OF FINAL ACTION FOR SUNSET 2016—Continued National List section Substance listing Final action Nonagricultural (nonorganic) substances allowed as ingredients in or on processed products labeled as ‘‘organic’’ or ‘‘made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s))’’ § 205.605(a) ............... § 205.605(a) ............... § 205.605(b) ............... § 205.605(b) ............... § 205.605(b) ............... L—malic acid (CAS # 97–67–6) .............................................................................................................. Microorganisms—any food grade bacteria, fungi, and other microorganism .......................................... Activated charcoal (CAS #s 7440–44–0; 64365–11–3)—only from vegetative sources; for use only as a filtering aid. Peracetic acid/Peroxyacetic acid (CAS # 79–21–0)—for use in wash and/or rinse water according to FDA limitations. For use as a sanitizer on food contact surfaces. Sodium acid pyrophosphate (CAS # 7758–16–9)—for use only as a leavening agent ......................... Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6501–6522. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 18, 2016. Elanor Starmer, Acting Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03808 Filed 2–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 7 CFR Part 301 [Docket No. APHIS–2015–0040] Golden Nematode; Removal of Regulated Areas in Orleans, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties, New York Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Affirmation of interim rule as final rule. AGENCY: We are adopting as a final rule, without change, an interim rule that amended the golden nematode regulations by removing areas in Orleans, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties in the State of New York from the list of generally infested areas. The interim rule was necessary to relieve restrictions on the movement of regulated articles from areas no longer under quarantine for golden nematode. As a result of the interim rule, movement of such articles from areas no longer under quarantine can proceed while preventing the spread of golden nematode from infested areas to noninfested areas of the United States. DATES: Effective on February 23, 2016, we are adopting as a final rule the interim rule published at 80 FR 59551– 59557 on October 2, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan M. Jones, National Policy Manager, Pest Management, Plant Protection and Quarantine, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 160, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2128. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:15 Feb 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 Background In an interim rule1 effective and published in the Federal Register on October 2, 2015 (80 FR 59551–59557, Docket No. APHIS–2015–0040), we amended the golden nematode regulations in 7 CFR part 301 by removing areas in Orleans, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties in the State of New York from the list of areas regulated for golden nematode. Comments on the interim rule were required to be received on or before December 1, 2015. We did not receive any comments. Therefore, for the reasons given in the interim rule, we are adopting the interim rule as a final rule without change. This action also affirms the information contained in the interim rule concerning Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, Executive Orders 12372 and 12988, and the Paperwork Reduction Act. Further, for this action, the Office of Management and Budget has waived its review under Executive Order 12866. List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 301 Agricultural commodities, Plant diseases and pests, Quarantine, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Transportation. PART 301—DOMESTIC QUARANTINE NOTICES Accordingly, we are adopting as a final rule, without change, the interim rule that amended 7 CFR part 301 and that was published at 80 FR 59551– 59557 on October 2, 2015. ■ 1 To view the interim rule and supporting documents, go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2015-0040. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Renew. Renew. Renew. Renew. Renew. Done in Washington, DC, this 17th day of February 2016. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03672 Filed 2–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service 7 CFR Part 1217 [Document No. AMS–SC–15–0079] Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order; Continuance Referendum Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Referendum order. AGENCY: This document directs that a referendum be conducted among eligible domestic manufacturers and importers of softwood lumber to determine whether they favor continuance of the Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order (Order). DATES: The referendum will be conducted by mail ballot from August 1 through 25, 2016. To be eligible to vote, softwood lumber manufacturers and importers must have domestically manufactured and shipped or imported 15 million board feet or more of softwood lumber during the representative period of January 1 through December 31, 2015, paid assessments during that period, and must currently be softwood lumber domestic manufacturers or importers subject to assessment under the Order. Ballots must be received by the referendum agents no later than the close of business on August 25, 2016, to be counted. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Order may be obtained from: Referendum Agent, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23FER1.SGM 23FER1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

7 CFR Part 301

[Docket No. APHIS-2015-0040]


Golden Nematode; Removal of Regulated Areas in Orleans, Nassau, 
and Suffolk Counties, New York

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Affirmation of interim rule as final rule.

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SUMMARY: We are adopting as a final rule, without change, an interim 
rule that amended the golden nematode regulations by removing areas in 
Orleans, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties in the State of New York from the 
list of generally infested areas. The interim rule was necessary to 
relieve restrictions on the movement of regulated articles from areas 
no longer under quarantine for golden nematode. As a result of the 
interim rule, movement of such articles from areas no longer under 
quarantine can proceed while preventing the spread of golden nematode 
from infested areas to noninfested areas of the United States.

DATES: Effective on February 23, 2016, we are adopting as a final rule 
the interim rule published at 80 FR 59551-59557 on October 2, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan M. Jones, National Policy 
Manager, Pest Management, Plant Protection and Quarantine, APHIS, 4700 
River Road, Unit 160, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851-2128.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    In an interim rule\1\ effective and published in the Federal 
Register on October 2, 2015 (80 FR 59551-59557, Docket No. APHIS-2015-
0040), we amended the golden nematode regulations in 7 CFR part 301 by 
removing areas in Orleans, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties in the State of 
New York from the list of areas regulated for golden nematode.
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    \1\ To view the interim rule and supporting documents, go to 
http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2015-0040.
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    Comments on the interim rule were required to be received on or 
before December 1, 2015. We did not receive any comments. Therefore, 
for the reasons given in the interim rule, we are adopting the interim 
rule as a final rule without change.
    This action also affirms the information contained in the interim 
rule concerning Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Flexibility 
Act, Executive Orders 12372 and 12988, and the Paperwork Reduction Act.
    Further, for this action, the Office of Management and Budget has 
waived its review under Executive Order 12866.

List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 301

    Agricultural commodities, Plant diseases and pests, Quarantine, 
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Transportation.

PART 301--DOMESTIC QUARANTINE NOTICES

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Accordingly, we are adopting as a final rule, without change, the 
interim rule that amended 7 CFR part 301 and that was published at 80 
FR 59551-59557 on October 2, 2015.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 17th day of February 2016.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-03672 Filed 2-22-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-34-P