Atrazine, Simazine, and Propazine Registration Review; Draft Ecological Risk Assessments; Extension of Comment Period, 44018 [2016-16021]

Download as PDF 44018 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 6, 2016 / Notices Dated: June 23, 2016. Edward J. Messina, Director, Monitoring, Assistance, and Media Programs Division/OECA. [FR Doc. 2016–16023 Filed 7–5–16; 8:45 am] June 6, 2016. If you have questions, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: June 27, 2016. Yu-Ting Guilaran, Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation, Office of Pesticide Programs. BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FR Doc. 2016–16021 Filed 7–5–16; 8:45 am] [EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0794; FRL–9948–38] Atrazine, Simazine, and Propazine Registration Review; Draft Ecological Risk Assessments; Extension of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OGC–2016–0358; FRL–9948–72– OGC] AGENCY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of June 6, 2016, concerning opening a comment period for the draft ecological risk assessments of atrazine, simazine, and propazine. This document extends the comment period for 60 days, from August 5, 2016, to October 4, 2016. This comment period is being extended in response to a number of extension requests from various stakeholders citing difficulty commenting during the growing season, and the length, quantity, and complexity of the Risk Assessments. DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPP–2015–0794, must be received on or before October 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register document of June 6, 2016 (81 FR 108) (FRL–9945– 06). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Dumas, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 308–8015; email address: dumas.richard@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document extends the public comment period established in the Federal Register document of June 6, 2016. In that document, EPA opened a comment period for a draft ecological risk assessments for the registration review of atrazine, simazine, and propazine. EPA is hereby extending the comment period, which was set to end on August 5, 2016, to October 4, 2016. To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register document of ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:04 Jul 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed consent decree; request for public comment. AGENCY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘CAA’’ or the ‘‘Act’’), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Appleton Coated, LLC (Appleton or Plaintiff), in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin: Appleton Coated, LLC v. McCarthy, Civil Action No. 1:16–cv–272 (E.D. Wis.). On March 7, 2016, Plaintiff filed a complaint alleging that Gina McCarthy, in her official capacity as Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), failed to perform a nondiscretionary duty to grant or deny within 60 days a petition submitted by Plaintiff on November 19, 2013, requesting that EPA object to a CAA Title V permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to Appleton authorizing the operation of its facility located in Combined Locks, Wisconsin. The proposed consent decree would establish a deadline for EPA to take such action. DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received by August 5, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2016–0358, online at www.regulations.gov (EPA’s preferred method); by email to oei.docket@ epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; or by hand delivery or courier to EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD–ROM should be formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan Conrad, Air and Radiation Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–0903; email address: conrad.daniel@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree The proposed consent decree would resolve a lawsuit filed by the Plaintiff seeking to compel the Administrator to take actions under CAA section 505(b)(2). Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, EPA would agree to sign its response granting or denying the petition filed by Plaintiff regarding its facility located in Combined Locks, Wisconsin pursuant to section 505(b)(2) of the CAA, on or before October 14, 2016. Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, EPA would expeditiously deliver notice of EPA’s response to the Office of the Federal Register for review and publication following signature of such response. In addition, the proposed consent decree outlines the settlement in regard to Petitioners’ attorney fees. For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the proposed consent decree from persons who are not named as parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed consent decree if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of Justice determines that consent to this consent decree should be withdrawn, the terms of the consent decree will be affirmed. II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Consent Decree A. How can I get a copy of the consent decree? The official public docket for this action (identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OGC–2016–0358) contains a copy of the proposed consent decree. The official public docket is available for public viewing at the Office of E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 6, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 44018]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-16021]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0794; FRL-9948-38]


Atrazine, Simazine, and Propazine Registration Review; Draft 
Ecological Risk Assessments; Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of June 6, 2016, 
concerning opening a comment period for the draft ecological risk 
assessments of atrazine, simazine, and propazine. This document extends 
the comment period for 60 days, from August 5, 2016, to October 4, 
2016. This comment period is being extended in response to a number of 
extension requests from various stakeholders citing difficulty 
commenting during the growing season, and the length, quantity, and 
complexity of the Risk Assessments.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-
HQ-OPP-2015-0794, must be received on or before October 4, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in 
the Federal Register document of June 6, 2016 (81 FR 108) (FRL-9945-
06).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Dumas, Pesticide Re-Evaluation 
Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8015; email address: 
dumas.richard@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document extends the public comment 
period established in the Federal Register document of June 6, 2016. In 
that document, EPA opened a comment period for a draft ecological risk 
assessments for the registration review of atrazine, simazine, and 
propazine. EPA is hereby extending the comment period, which was set to 
end on August 5, 2016, to October 4, 2016.
    To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the 
detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register 
document of June 6, 2016. If you have questions, consult the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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

    Dated: June 27, 2016.
Yu-Ting Guilaran,
Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-16021 Filed 7-5-16; 8:45 am]
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