Sulfoxaflor; Receipt of Applications for Emergency Exemption, Solicitation of Public Comment, 27129-27130 [2016-10584]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 87 / Thursday, May 5, 2016 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0225; FRL–9945–75] Sulfoxaflor; Receipt of Applications for Emergency Exemption, Solicitation of Public Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Lewis, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 May 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; main telephone number: (703) 305–7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: factors, may have atypical or disproportionately high and adverse human health impacts or environmental effects from exposure to the pesticide discussed in this document, compared to the general population. I. General Information II. What action is the agency taking? Under section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (7 U.S.C. 136p), at the discretion of the EPA Administrator, a federal or state agency may be exempted from any provision of FIFRA if the EPA Administrator determines that emergency conditions exist which require the exemption. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the Arkansas State Plant Board and the Mississippi Departments of Agriculture and Commerce have requested the EPA Administrator to issue specific exemptions for the use of sulfoxaflor on cotton to control tarnished plant bug. Information in accordance with 40 CFR part 166 was submitted as part of this request. In addition to TDA, ASPB, and MDAC, numerous states have previously requested specific exemptions for the use of sulfoxaflor on cotton to control tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) and are expected to submit similar requests. The applicants propose to make no more than four applications of Tranform WG per acre per year. Annual use will not exceed 0.266 lbs of active ingredient per acre for all states. Tennessee has requested to treat a total of 168,750 acres of cotton fields. In Arkansas, up to 320,000 of acres of cotton fields are requested to be treated. In Mississippi up to 337,500 acres of cotton fields are requested to be treated to control tarnished plant bug. The use season is from June 2016 through September 2016 for Tennessee and June 2016 through October 2016 for Arkansas and Mississippi. In Tennessee, the maximum amount of insecticide that could be applied is 89,648 lbs of formulated product applied foliarly by air or ground. In Arkansas, the maximum amount of insecticide that could be applied is 160,000 lbs of formulated product applied foliarly. In Mississippi, the maximum amount of insecticide that could be applied is 179,297 lbs of formulated product applied foliarly This notice does not constitute a decision by EPA on the application itself. The regulations governing FIFRA section 18 require publication of a notice of receipt of an application for specific exemptions proposing a use of a pesticide that has be subject to a judicial vacature, however, EPA A. Does this action apply to me? EPA has received specific exemption requests from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA), the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) and the Mississippi Departments of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) to use the pesticide sulfoxaflor (CAS No. 946578–00–3) to treat up to 168,750 acres of cotton in Tennessee, up to 320,000 of acres of cotton fields in Arkansas and up to 337,500 acres of cotton fields in Mississippi to control tarnished plant bug. The applicants propose a use of a pesticide, sulfoxaflor, which is now considered to be unregistered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) owing to the vacature of sulfoxaflor registrations by the United States District court for the Central District of California. In accordance with 40 CFR 166.24(a)(7), EPA is soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to grant the exemption. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 20, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0225, 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.html. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/ dockets. SUMMARY: 27129 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). B. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through www.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 preparing and submitting your comments, see the commenting tips at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/ comments.html. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 27130 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 87 / Thursday, May 5, 2016 / Notices considers public notice appropriate in this instance. Accordingly, this notice provides an opportunity for public comment on the application. The Agency will review and consider all comments received during the comment period in determining whether to issue the specific exemptions requested by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the Arkansas State Plant Board and the Mississippi Departments of Agriculture and Commerce. The notice provides an opportunity for public comment on the application. The Agency, will review and consider all comments received during the comment period in determining whether to issue the specific exemptions requested by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the Arkansas State Plant Board and the Mississippi Departments of Agriculture and Commerce. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: April 28, 2016. Daniel J. Rosenblatt, Acting, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2016–10584 Filed 5–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10010, First Priority Bank, Bradenton, Florida Notice is hereby given that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (‘‘FDIC’’) as Receiver for First Priority Bank, Bradenton, Florida (‘‘the Receiver’’) intends to terminate its receivership for said institution. The FDIC was appointed receiver of First Priority Bank on August 1, 2008. The liquidation of the receivership assets has been completed. To the extent permitted by available funds and in accordance with law, the Receiver will be making a final dividend payment to proven creditors. Based upon the foregoing, the Receiver has determined that the continued existence of the receivership will serve no useful purpose. Consequently, notice is given that the receivership shall be terminated, to be effective no sooner than thirty days after the date of this Notice. If any person wishes to comment concerning the termination of the receivership, such comment must be made in writing and sent within thirty days of the date of this Notice to: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Division of VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 May 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 Resolutions and Receiverships, Attention: Receivership Oversight Department 32.1, 1601 Bryan Street, Dallas, TX 75201. No comments concerning the termination of this receivership will be considered which are not sent within this time frame. Dated: May 2, 2016. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–10530 Filed 5–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Notice of Termination, 10362, First National Bank of Central Florida; Winter Park, Florida The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), as Receiver for 10362, First National Bank of Central Florida, Winter Park, Florida (Receiver) has been authorized to take all actions necessary to terminate the receivership estate of First National Bank of Central Florida (Receivership Estate); the Receiver has made all dividend distributions required by law. The Receiver has further irrevocably authorized and appointed FDICCorporate as its attorney-in-fact to execute and file any and all documents that may be required to be executed by the Receiver which FDIC-Corporate, in its sole discretion, deems necessary; including but not limited to releases, discharges, satisfactions, endorsements, assignments and deeds. Effective May 1, 2016, the Receivership Estate has been terminated, the Receiver discharged, and the Receivership Estate has ceased to exist as a legal entity. Dated: May 2, 2016. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–10569 Filed 5–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications will also be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than May 31, 2016. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309. Comments can also be sent electronically to Applications.Comments@atl.frb.org: 1. Louisiana Community Bancorp, Inc., Houma, Louisiana; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of TriParish Bancshares, Inc., and thereby, indirectly acquire voting shares of TriParish Bank, both in Eunice, Louisiana. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 2, 2016. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 87 (Thursday, May 5, 2016)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0225; FRL-9945-75]


Sulfoxaflor; Receipt of Applications for Emergency Exemption, 
Solicitation of Public Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has received specific exemption requests from the 
Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA), the Arkansas State Plant 
Board (ASPB) and the Mississippi Departments of Agriculture and 
Commerce (MDAC) to use the pesticide sulfoxaflor (CAS No. 946578-00-3) 
to treat up to 168,750 acres of cotton in Tennessee, up to 320,000 of 
acres of cotton fields in Arkansas and up to 337,500 acres of cotton 
fields in Mississippi to control tarnished plant bug. The applicants 
propose a use of a pesticide, sulfoxaflor, which is now considered to 
be unregistered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) owing to the vacature of sulfoxaflor 
registrations by the United States District court for the Central 
District of California. In accordance with 40 CFR 166.24(a)(7), EPA is 
soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to 
grant the exemption.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 20, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0225, 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.html. 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: Susan Lewis, Registration Division 
(7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; main telephone 
number: (703) 305-7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    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).

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

    1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through 
www.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 preparing and submitting 
your comments, see the commenting tips at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/comments.html.
    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 
discussed in this document, compared to the general population.

II. What action is the agency taking?

    Under section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (7 U.S.C. 136p), at the discretion of the EPA 
Administrator, a federal or state agency may be exempted from any 
provision of FIFRA if the EPA Administrator determines that emergency 
conditions exist which require the exemption. The Tennessee Department 
of Agriculture, the Arkansas State Plant Board and the Mississippi 
Departments of Agriculture and Commerce have requested the EPA 
Administrator to issue specific exemptions for the use of sulfoxaflor 
on cotton to control tarnished plant bug. Information in accordance 
with 40 CFR part 166 was submitted as part of this request.
    In addition to TDA, ASPB, and MDAC, numerous states have previously 
requested specific exemptions for the use of sulfoxaflor on cotton to 
control tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) and are expected to 
submit similar requests.
    The applicants propose to make no more than four applications of 
Tranform WG per acre per year. Annual use will not exceed 0.266 lbs of 
active ingredient per acre for all states. Tennessee has requested to 
treat a total of 168,750 acres of cotton fields. In Arkansas, up to 
320,000 of acres of cotton fields are requested to be treated. In 
Mississippi up to 337,500 acres of cotton fields are requested to be 
treated to control tarnished plant bug. The use season is from June 
2016 through September 2016 for Tennessee and June 2016 through October 
2016 for Arkansas and Mississippi. In Tennessee, the maximum amount of 
insecticide that could be applied is 89,648 lbs of formulated product 
applied foliarly by air or ground. In Arkansas, the maximum amount of 
insecticide that could be applied is 160,000 lbs of formulated product 
applied foliarly. In Mississippi, the maximum amount of insecticide 
that could be applied is 179,297 lbs of formulated product applied 
foliarly
    This notice does not constitute a decision by EPA on the 
application itself. The regulations governing FIFRA section 18 require 
publication of a notice of receipt of an application for specific 
exemptions proposing a use of a pesticide that has be subject to a 
judicial vacature, however, EPA

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considers public notice appropriate in this instance. Accordingly, this 
notice provides an opportunity for public comment on the application.
    The Agency will review and consider all comments received during 
the comment period in determining whether to issue the specific 
exemptions requested by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the 
Arkansas State Plant Board and the Mississippi Departments of 
Agriculture and Commerce.
    The notice provides an opportunity for public comment on the 
application. The Agency, will review and consider all comments received 
during the comment period in determining whether to issue the specific 
exemptions requested by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the 
Arkansas State Plant Board and the Mississippi Departments of 
Agriculture and Commerce.

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

    Dated: April 28, 2016.
Daniel J. Rosenblatt, Acting,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-10584 Filed 5-4-16; 8:45 am]
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