Pyridate; Receipt of Applications for Emergency Exemption, Solicitation of Public Comment, 39262-39263 [2016-14288]

Download as PDF 39262 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 116 / Thursday, June 16, 2016 / Notices The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: June 9, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–14148 Filed 6–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14759–000] City of Paterson, New Jersey; Notice of Effective Date of Withdrawal of Notice of Intent asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On February 29, 2016, the City of Paterson, New Jersey (City) filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) for the 10.95megawatt Great Falls Hydroelectric Project located on the Passaic River near the city of Paterson, New Jersey. On May 18, 2016, the City filed a letter informing the Commission that it was withdrawing its NOI for the abovereferenced project. Pursuant to Rule 216(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure,1 a withdrawal of a pleading is effective at the end of 15 days from the date of filing the notice of withdrawal. No motion in opposition to the notice of withdrawal has been filed, and the Commission has taken no action to disallow the withdrawal; thus, the withdrawal is effective on June 2, 2016. Dated: June 10, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–14222 Filed 6–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 18 CFR 385.216(b) (2015). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Jun 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent for Payment of Past Response Costs: Lincoln Park Superfund Site, Canyon City, Fremont County, Colorado Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed agreement; request for public comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the requirements of section 122(h)(l) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9604, 9606(a), 9607 and 9622, notice is hereby given of the proposed administrative settlement under section 122(h)(l) of CERCLA, between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) and Cotter Corporation (N.S.L.) (‘‘Settling Party’’). The proposed Settlement Agreement requires the Settling Party to pay for past oversight costs. The Settling Party consents to and will not contest the authority of the United States to enter into the Agreement or to implement or enforce its terms. The Settling Parties recognize that the Agreement has been negotiated in good faith and that the Agreement is entered into without the admission or adjudication of any issue of fact or law. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2016. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the agreement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the agreement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. ADDRESSES: The proposed agreement and additional background information relating to the agreement, as well as the Agency’s response to any comments are or will be available for public inspection at the EPA Superfund Record Center, 1595 Wynkoop, Denver, Colorado, by appointment. Comments and requests for a copy of the proposed agreement should be addressed to Sharon Abendschan, Enforcement Specialist, Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8, Mail Code 8ENF–RC, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202 and should reference the Lincoln Park Superfund Site, Canyon City, Fremont County, Colorado. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Moores, Enforcement Attorney, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Legal Enforcement Program, Environmental Protection AgencyRegion 8, Mail Code 8ENF–L, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, (303) 312–6857. Dated: June 2, 2016. Suzanne Bohan, Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, Compliance and Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII. [FR Doc. 2016–14294 Filed 6–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0323; FRL–9947–50] Pyridate; Receipt of Applications for Emergency Exemption, Solicitation of Public Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has received specific exemption requests from the Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin Departments of Agriculture to use the herbicide pyridate (CAS No. 55512–33–9) on mint (peppermint and spearmint) to control redroot pigweed and kochia. The applicants propose a use of a pesticide that was voluntarily canceled in 2004, and which is now considered to be unregistered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). EPA is soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to grant the exemptions. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 1, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0323, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 116 / Thursday, June 16, 2016 / Notices 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: II. What action is the Agency taking? I. General Information asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 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, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Jun 15, 2016 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. Jkt 238001 Under section 18 of 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 Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin Departments of Agriculture have requested the EPA Administrator to issue specific exemptions for the use of pyridate on mint (peppermint and spearmint) to control redroot pigweed and kochia. Information in accordance with 40 CFR part 166 was submitted as part of this request. The applicants’ submissions which provide an explanation of the need for the exemption as well as the proposed use pattern can be found at http:// www.regulations.gov in their section 18 emergency exemption application requests for use of pyridate on mint to control redroot pigweeds and kochia. This notice does not constitute a decision by EPA on the applications themselves. The regulations governing FIFRA section 18 require publication of a notice of receipt of an application for specific exemptions proposing use of a pesticide that was voluntarily canceled in 2004, and which is now considered to be unregistered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This notice provides an opportunity for public comment on the six applications. The Agency, will review and consider all comments received during the comment period in determining whether to issue specific exemptions requested by the Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin Departments of Agriculture. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: June 8, 2016. Daniel J. Rosenblatt, Acting, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2016–14288 Filed 6–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39263 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9947–82–Region 1] Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement and Covenant Not To Sue Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986; In Re: Ely Copper Mine Superfund Site, Located in Vershire, Vermont U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed settlement agreement; request for public comment. AGENCY: The EPA is hereby providing notice of a proposed settlement agreement concerning the Ely Copper Mine Superfund Site in Vershire, Vermont. The settlement agreement is entered into pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., and the authority of the Attorney General of the United States to compromise and settle claims of the United States. The proposed settlement agreement is with the following parties: Green Crow Corporation (‘‘Green Crow’’) and Dwight Hill Forest, LLC (‘‘Dwight Hill’’) (together the ‘‘settling parties’’). Under the proposed settlement, Green Crow, a company specializing in the timberland and wood products industries, will effectuate transfer of the main site property to Dwight Hill, but remain involved in the timber harvesting and management of the property. Green Crow will also be responsible for seven years of monitoring and thirty years of maintenance of the remedy at the site. In addition, the proposed settlement requires the settling parties to: Allow EPA to remove and use borrow material located on the site property and on an adjacent property owned by Green Crow, provide EPA and its contractors access to the site property and Green Crow’s adjacent property, and prepare and record any documents necessary to implement institutional controls. The proposed settlement includes a covenant not to sue the settling parties pursuant to Sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607(a). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0323; FRL-9947-50]


Pyridate; 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 Idaho, 
Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin Departments of 
Agriculture to use the herbicide pyridate (CAS No. 55512-33-9) on mint 
(peppermint and spearmint) to control redroot pigweed and kochia. The 
applicants propose a use of a pesticide that was voluntarily canceled 
in 2004, and which is now considered to be unregistered under the 
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). EPA is 
soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to 
grant the exemptions.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 1, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0323, 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

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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 
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 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 Idaho, Indiana, 
Michigan, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin Departments of Agriculture 
have requested the EPA Administrator to issue specific exemptions for 
the use of pyridate on mint (peppermint and spearmint) to control 
redroot pigweed and kochia. Information in accordance with 40 CFR part 
166 was submitted as part of this request. The applicants' submissions 
which provide an explanation of the need for the exemption as well as 
the proposed use pattern can be found at http://www.regulations.gov in 
their section 18 emergency exemption application requests for use of 
pyridate on mint to control redroot pigweeds and kochia.
    This notice does not constitute a decision by EPA on the 
applications themselves. The regulations governing FIFRA section 18 
require publication of a notice of receipt of an application for 
specific exemptions proposing use of a pesticide that was voluntarily 
canceled in 2004, and which is now considered to be unregistered under 
the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
    This notice provides an opportunity for public comment on the six 
applications. The Agency, will review and consider all comments 
received during the comment period in determining whether to issue 
specific exemptions requested by the Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, 
Washington, and Wisconsin Departments of Agriculture.

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

    Dated: June 8, 2016.
Daniel J. Rosenblatt,
Acting, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-14288 Filed 6-15-16; 8:45 am]
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