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[FR Doc. 2017–05718 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0042; FRL–9958–85] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Request for Nominations to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is inviting nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC). The PPDC is chartered to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of issues concerning pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy and program implementation issues, and science issues associated with evaluating and reducing risks from pesticide use. To maintain the representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to represent: Environmental/public interest and animal rights groups; farm worker organizations; pesticide industry and trade associations; pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; federal/ state/local and tribal governments; academia; and public health organizations. Vacancies are expected to be filled by July 2017. Sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice may be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. DATES: Nominations should be submitted no later than April 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit nominations electronically with the subject line ‘‘PPDC Membership 2017’’ to zimmerman.dea@epa.gov. You may also submit nominations by mail to: Dea Zimmerman (LC–8J), PPDC Designated Federal Officer, Office of Pesticide Programs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. Non-electronic submissions must follow the same format and contain the same information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dea Zimmerman, Designated Federal Officer for the PPDC, telephone number: (312) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 353–6344; email address: zimmerman.dea@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of particular interest to persons who work in agricultural settings or persons who are concerned about implementation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and the amendments to both of these major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996; and the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: Agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental, consumer, and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; animal rights groups; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal governments; academia; public health organizations; and the public. If you have questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information? The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0042, is 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 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. Background The PPDC is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463. EPA established the PPDC in September 1995 to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on issues associated with pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy and program implementation E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / Notices issues, and science issues associated with evaluating and reducing risks from use of pesticides. The following sectors are represented on the current PPDC: Environmental/public interest and animal rights groups; farm worker organizations; pesticide industry and trade associations; pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; federal and state/local/tribal governments; the general public; academia; and public health organizations. The PPDC usually meets face-to-face twice a year, generally in the spring and the fall. Additionally, members may be asked serve on work groups to develop recommendations to address specific policy issues. The average workload for members is approximately 4 to 6 hours per month. PPDC members may receive travel and per diem allowances where appropriate and according to applicable federal travel regulations. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Nominations The EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain nominations of diverse candidates, the agency encourages nominations of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups. All nominations will be fully considered, but applicants need to be aware of the specific representation sought as outlined in the Summary above. Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified persons to be considered for appointment to this advisory committee. Individuals may self-nominate. Nominations may be submitted in electronic format (preferred) or mailed to Dea Zimmerman at the address listed under ADDRESSES. To be considered, all nominations should include: • Current contact information for the nominee, including the nominee’s name, organization (and position within that organization), current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number; • Brief Statement describing the nominee’s interest and availability in serving on the PPDC; ´ ´ • Resume and a short biography (no more than 2 paragraphs) describing the professional and educational qualifications of the nominee, including a list of relevant activities, or any current or previous experience on advisory committees; and • Letter(s) of recommendation from a third party supporting the nomination. The letter should describe how the nominee’s experience and knowledge will bring value to the work of the PPDC. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 Other sources, in addition to this Federal Register notice, may also be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: February 1, 2017. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 22, 2017)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0042; FRL-9958-85]


Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Request for Nominations to 
the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs is inviting nominations 
from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for 
appointment to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC). The 
PPDC is chartered to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA 
Administrator on a broad range of issues concerning pesticide 
regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy 
and program implementation issues, and science issues associated with 
evaluating and reducing risks from pesticide use. To maintain the 
representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to 
represent: Environmental/public interest and animal rights groups; farm 
worker organizations; pesticide industry and trade associations; 
pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; federal/state/local and 
tribal governments; academia; and public health organizations. 
Vacancies are expected to be filled by July 2017. Sources in addition 
to this Federal Register Notice may be utilized in the solicitation of 
nominees.

DATES: Nominations should be submitted no later than April 21, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit nominations electronically with the subject line 
``PPDC Membership 2017'' to zimmerman.dea@epa.gov. You may also submit 
nominations by mail to: Dea Zimmerman (LC-8J), PPDC Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Pesticide Programs, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. Non-electronic 
submissions must follow the same format and contain the same 
information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dea Zimmerman, Designated Federal 
Officer for the PPDC, telephone number: (312) 353-6344; email address: 
zimmerman.dea@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of 
particular interest to persons who work in agricultural settings or 
persons who are concerned about implementation of the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the Federal Food, 
Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and the amendments to both of these 
major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996; 
and the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act. Potentially affected 
entities may include, but are not limited to: Agricultural workers and 
farmers; pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental, 
consumer, and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; animal 
rights groups; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal governments; 
academia; public health organizations; and the public. If you have 
questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular 
entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT.

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

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0042, is 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 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. Background

    The PPDC is a federal advisory committee chartered under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463. EPA 
established the PPDC in September 1995 to provide advice and 
recommendations to the EPA Administrator on issues associated with 
pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving 
public policy and program implementation

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issues, and science issues associated with evaluating and reducing 
risks from use of pesticides. The following sectors are represented on 
the current PPDC: Environmental/public interest and animal rights 
groups; farm worker organizations; pesticide industry and trade 
associations; pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; federal and 
state/local/tribal governments; the general public; academia; and 
public health organizations.
    The PPDC usually meets face-to-face twice a year, generally in the 
spring and the fall. Additionally, members may be asked serve on work 
groups to develop recommendations to address specific policy issues. 
The average workload for members is approximately 4 to 6 hours per 
month. PPDC members may receive travel and per diem allowances where 
appropriate and according to applicable federal travel regulations.

III. Nominations

    The EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain 
nominations of diverse candidates, the agency encourages nominations of 
women and men of all racial and ethnic groups. All nominations will be 
fully considered, but applicants need to be aware of the specific 
representation sought as outlined in the Summary above. Any interested 
person or organization may nominate qualified persons to be considered 
for appointment to this advisory committee. Individuals may self-
nominate. Nominations may be submitted in electronic format (preferred) 
or mailed to Dea Zimmerman at the address listed under ADDRESSES.
    To be considered, all nominations should include:
     Current contact information for the nominee, including the 
nominee's name, organization (and position within that organization), 
current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number;
     Brief Statement describing the nominee's interest and 
availability in serving on the PPDC;
     R[eacute]sum[eacute] and a short biography (no more than 2 
paragraphs) describing the professional and educational qualifications 
of the nominee, including a list of relevant activities, or any current 
or previous experience on advisory committees; and
     Letter(s) of recommendation from a third party supporting 
the nomination. The letter should describe how the nominee's experience 
and knowledge will bring value to the work of the PPDC.
    Other sources, in addition to this Federal Register notice, may 
also be utilized in the solicitation of nominees.

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

    Dated: February 1, 2017.
Jack Housenger,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2017-05706 Filed 3-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6560-50-P