Amendments, Extensions, and/or Issuances of Experimental Use Permits, 69059-69060 [2016-24101]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2013–0677; FRL–9953–29] Receipt of Information Under the Toxic Substances Control Act Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA is announcing its receipt of information submitted pursuant to an Enforceable Consent Agreement (ECA) issued by EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As required by TSCA, this document identifies each chemical substance and/ or mixture for which information has been received; the uses or intended uses of such chemical substance and/or mixture and the information required by the applicable protocols and methodologies for the development of information; and describes the nature of the information received. Each chemical substance and/or mixture related to this announcement is identified in Unit I. under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Kathy Calvo, Chemical Control Division (7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8089; email address: calvo.kathy@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Chemical Substances and/or Mixtures Information about the following chemical substance and/or mixture is provided in Unit IV.: Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556–67–2). asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Federal Register Publication Requirement Section 4(d) of TSCA (15 U.S.C. 2603(d)) requires EPA to publish a notice in the Federal Register reporting the receipt of information submitted pursuant to ECAs promulgated under TSCA section 4(a) (15 U.S.C. 2603). III. Docket Information A docket, identified by the docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPPT–2013–0677, has been established for this Federal Register document that announces the receipt of information. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Oct 04, 2016 Jkt 241001 Upon EPA’s completion of its quality assurance review, the information received will be added to the docket for the ECA that required the information. Use the docket ID number provided in Unit IV. to access the information in the docket for the related ECA. The docket for this Federal Register document and the docket for each related ECA is available electronically at http://www.regulations.gov or in person at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. 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 OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. IV. Information Received This unit contains the information required by TSCA section 4(d) for the information received by EPA. Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556–67–2) 1. Chemical Use(s): D4 is used as an intermediate for silicone copolymers and other chemicals. D4 is also used in industrial processing applications as a solvent (which becomes part of a product formulation or mixture), finishing agent, and an adhesive and sealant chemical. It is also used for both consumer and commercial purposes in paints and coatings, and plastic and rubber products and has consumer uses in polishes, sanitation, soaps, detergents, adhesives, and sealants. 2. Applicable ECA: Final Enforceable Consent Agreement for Environmental Testing for Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556–67–2). 3. Information Received: The following listing describes the nature of the test data received. The test data will be added to the docket for the applicable ECA and can be found by referencing the docket ID number provided. EPA reviews of information will be added to the same docket upon completion. a. Field Sampling of Benthic Organisms: Carrolton, KY; Gresham, OR; Iowa City, IA; and Steamboat Springs, CO. The docket ID number assigned to this data is EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2012–2009. PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69059 b. Interim Progress Report. The docket ID number assigned to this data is EPA– HQ–OPPT–2012–2009. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq. Dated: September 29, 2016. Maria J. Doa, Director, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 2016–24112 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0163; FRL–9952–04] Amendments, Extensions, and/or Issuances of Experimental Use Permits Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has granted amendments, extensions, and/or issuances of experimental use permits (EUPs) to the pesticide applicants described in Unit II. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. An EUP allows use of a pesticide for experimental or research purposes only in accordance with the limitations in the permit. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert McNally, Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; main telephone number: (703) 305–7090; email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or sponsor research on pesticides, EPA has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information? The dockets for these actions, identified by the docket identification (ID) numbers as shown in the body of this document, are 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 E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 69060 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. EUPs EPA has granted amendments, extensions, and/or issuances of the following EUPs: 1. 88877–EUP–2. (EPA–HQ–OPP– 2015–0374). Amendment and Extension. University of Kentucky, Department of Entomology, S–225 Agricultural Science Center North, Lexington, KY 40546–0091. This EUP allows the use of 14,400,000 male Aedes aegypti WB1 Strain mosquitoes weighing 34.032 ounces and containing 34.032 × 10¥5 ounce of the active ingredient Wolbachia pipientis, wAlbB Strain to evaluate the active ingredient’s effectiveness in suppressing and eliminating Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The program is authorized only in the states of California and Florida over 1,549 acres. The EUP is effective from August 30, 2016, to December 31, 2017. EPA received 11 comments that consist of a mix of negative, neutral, and positive comments from private citizens, a company, and a nongovernmental organization. EPA’s response to these comments can be found in the docket. 2. 91163–EUP–1. (EPA–HQ–OPP– 2015–0692). Issuance. Texas Corn Producers Board, 4205 North Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX 79403. This EUP allows the use of 266,000 pounds of formulated pesticide product FourSureTM and approximately 2 pounds of the active ingredients Aspergillus flavus strains TC16F, TC35C, TC38B, and TC46G to evaluate the effectiveness of the atoxigenic active ingredients in FourSureTM in displacing toxigenic (aflatoxin producing) Aspergillus flavus in cornfields. The program is authorized only in the state of Texas over 26,600 acres. The EUP is effective from August 25, 2016, to December 31, 2019, although testing will only occur in 2017, 2018, and 2019. EPA received one negative comment that was anonymous. As the anonymous commenter did not specify any particular safety concern with regard to this EUP’s issuance, the comment was not considered further. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Oct 04, 2016 Jkt 241001 Dated: September 16, 2016. Mark A. Hartman, Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. 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. [FR Doc. 2016–24101 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] II. What does this correction do? FR Doc. 2016–19758 published in the Federal Register of August 18, 2016 (81 FR 55192) (FRL–9950–20) is corrected as follows: 1. On page 55192, first column, under the heading SUMMARY, paragraph 1, line 1, correct ‘‘EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products.’’ to read ‘‘EPA has received applications to add new food uses on previously registered pesticide products and to register new pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products.’’ 2. On page 55192, second column, under the heading ‘‘II. Registration Applications,’’ paragraph 4, line 1, correct ‘‘EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products.’’ to read ‘‘EPA has received applications to add new food uses on previously registered pesticide products and to register new pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products.’’ BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0009 and EPA–HQ– OPP–2014–0011; FRL–9951–70] Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Uses and New Active Ingredients; Correction Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of August 18, 2016, concerning its receipt of applications to add new food uses on previously registered pesticide products and to register new pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. This document corrects omissions within the referenced notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Goodis, 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: SUMMARY: Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: September 16, 2016. Daniel J. Rosenblatt, Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. I. General Information [FR Doc. 2016–24103 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] A. Does this action apply to me? BILLING CODE 6560–50–P The Agency included in the August 18, 2016 notice a list of those who may be potentially affected by this action. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION B. How can I get copies of this document [OMB 3060–0741] and other related information? Information Collection Being Reviewed The docket for this action, identified by the Federal Communications by docket identification (ID) numbers Commission EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0009 and HQ– OPP–2014–0011, are available at http:// AGENCY: Federal Communications www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Commission. Pesticide Programs Regulatory Public ACTION: Notice and request for Docket (OPP Docket) in the comments. Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 to reduce paperwork burdens, and as Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC required by the Paperwork Reduction 20460–0001. The Public Reading Room Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Communications Commission (FCC or Monday through Friday, excluding legal the Commission) invites the general holidays. The telephone number for the public and other Federal agencies to Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, take this opportunity to comment on the PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 193 (Wednesday, October 5, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69059-69060]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-24101]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0163; FRL-9952-04]


Amendments, Extensions, and/or Issuances of Experimental Use 
Permits

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has granted amendments, extensions, and/or issuances of 
experimental use permits (EUPs) to the pesticide applicants described 
in Unit II. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. An EUP allows use 
of a pesticide for experimental or research purposes only in accordance 
with the limitations in the permit.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert McNally, Director, 
Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of 
Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; main telephone number: (703) 305-
7090; email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. Although this 
action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or 
sponsor research on pesticides, EPA has not attempted to describe all 
the specific entities that may be affected by this action.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    The dockets for these actions, identified by the docket 
identification (ID) numbers as shown in the body of this document, are 
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

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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. EUPs

    EPA has granted amendments, extensions, and/or issuances of the 
following EUPs:
    1. 88877-EUP-2. (EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0374). Amendment and Extension. 
University of Kentucky, Department of Entomology, S-225 Agricultural 
Science Center North, Lexington, KY 40546-0091. This EUP allows the use 
of 14,400,000 male Aedes aegypti WB1 Strain mosquitoes weighing 34.032 
ounces and containing 34.032 x 10-5 ounce of the active 
ingredient Wolbachia pipientis, wAlbB Strain to evaluate the active 
ingredient's effectiveness in suppressing and eliminating Aedes aegypti 
mosquitoes. The program is authorized only in the states of California 
and Florida over 1,549 acres. The EUP is effective from August 30, 
2016, to December 31, 2017. EPA received 11 comments that consist of a 
mix of negative, neutral, and positive comments from private citizens, 
a company, and a non-governmental organization. EPA's response to these 
comments can be found in the docket.
    2. 91163-EUP-1. (EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0692). Issuance. Texas Corn 
Producers Board, 4205 North Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX 79403. This EUP 
allows the use of 266,000 pounds of formulated pesticide product 
FourSureTM and approximately 2 pounds of the active 
ingredients Aspergillus flavus strains TC16F, TC35C, TC38B, and TC46G 
to evaluate the effectiveness of the atoxigenic active ingredients in 
FourSureTM in displacing toxigenic (aflatoxin producing) 
Aspergillus flavus in cornfields. The program is authorized only in the 
state of Texas over 26,600 acres. The EUP is effective from August 25, 
2016, to December 31, 2019, although testing will only occur in 2017, 
2018, and 2019. EPA received one negative comment that was anonymous. 
As the anonymous commenter did not specify any particular safety 
concern with regard to this EUP's issuance, the comment was not 
considered further.

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

    Dated: September 16, 2016.
Mark A. Hartman,
Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-24101 Filed 10-4-16; 8:45 am]
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