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Download as PDF 16010 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 83, No. 72 Friday, April 13, 2018 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service 7 CFR Part 205 [Doc. No. AMS–NOP–14–0079; NOP–14–05] RIN 0581–AD44 National Organic Program (NOP); Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling); Reopening of Comment Period AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed rule; Reopening of the public comment period. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on January 18, 2018, which describes 35 amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling). The public comment period closed on March 19, 2018. This document reopens the comment period on the proposed rule for an additional 30 days. Multiple stakeholders requested that AMS extend the comment period to provide more time to develop comments on the proposed rule. DATES: Comments must be received by May 14, 2018. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may submit written comments on the Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling) proposed rule using one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Robert Pooler, Standards Division, National Organic Program, USDA–AMS–NOP, Room 2646–So., Ag Stop 0268, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250–0268. Instructions: All submissions received must include the docket number AMS– NOP–14–0079; NOP–14–05PR, and/or daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Apr 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 0581–AD60 for this rulemaking. Commenters should identify the topic and section of the proposed rule to which their comment refers. All commenters should refer to the GENERAL INFORMATION section in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for more information on preparing your comments. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket, including background documents and comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Comments submitted in response to this proposed rule will also be available for viewing in person at USDA–AMS, National Organic Program, Room 2642–South Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (except official Federal holidays). Persons wanting to visit the USDA South Building to view comments received in response to this proposed rule are requested to make an appointment in advance by calling (202) 720–3252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Pooler, Standards Division. Telephone: (202) 720–3252; Fax: (202) 260–9151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document reopens the public comment period for the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2018 (83 FR 2498), Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling). In the proposed rule, AMS solicits public comments generally and requests comments on specific topics. AMS is reopening the comment period, which ended on March 19, 2018, for 30 days based on multiple stakeholder requests that AMS extend the comment period to provide more time to develop comments on the proposed rule. AMS is proposing to amend the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances by: Changing the use restrictions for seventeen substances allowed for organic production or handling; adding sixteen new substances for use in organic production or handling; listing rotenone as a prohibited substance in organic crop production; and removing ivermectin as an allowed parasiticide for use in organic livestock production. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 To submit comments, or access the proposed rule docket, please follow the instructions provided under the ADDRESSES section. If you have questions, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6501–6522. Dated: April 10, 2018. 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[FR Doc No: 2018-07719]


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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 72 / Friday, April 13, 2018 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 16010]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

7 CFR Part 205

[Doc. No. AMS-NOP-14-0079; NOP-14-05]
RIN 0581-AD44


National Organic Program (NOP); Amendments to the National List 
of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling); 
Reopening of Comment Period

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed rule; Reopening of the public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a proposed 
rule in the Federal Register on January 18, 2018, which describes 35 
amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances 
(Crops, Livestock and Handling). The public comment period closed on 
March 19, 2018. This document reopens the comment period on the 
proposed rule for an additional 30 days. Multiple stakeholders 
requested that AMS extend the comment period to provide more time to 
develop comments on the proposed rule.

DATES: Comments must be received by May 14, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may submit written comments on the 
Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances 
(Crops, Livestock and Handling) proposed rule using one of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Robert Pooler, Standards Division, National Organic 
Program, USDA-AMS-NOP, Room 2646-So., Ag Stop 0268, 1400 Independence 
Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250-0268.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the docket 
number AMS-NOP-14-0079; NOP-14-05PR, and/or Regulatory Information 
Number (RIN) 0581-AD60 for this rulemaking. Commenters should identify 
the topic and section of the proposed rule to which their comment 
refers. All commenters should refer to the GENERAL INFORMATION section 
in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for more information on preparing 
your comments. All comments received will be posted without change to 
http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to the docket, including background documents 
and comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Comments 
submitted in response to this proposed rule will also be available for 
viewing in person at USDA-AMS, National Organic Program, Room 2642-
South Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC, from 9 a.m. 
to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (except 
official Federal holidays). Persons wanting to visit the USDA South 
Building to view comments received in response to this proposed rule 
are requested to make an appointment in advance by calling (202) 720-
3252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Pooler, Standards Division. 
Telephone: (202) 720-3252; Fax: (202) 260-9151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document reopens the public comment 
period for the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on 
January 18, 2018 (83 FR 2498), Amendments to the National List of 
Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops, Livestock and Handling). In 
the proposed rule, AMS solicits public comments generally and requests 
comments on specific topics. AMS is reopening the comment period, which 
ended on March 19, 2018, for 30 days based on multiple stakeholder 
requests that AMS extend the comment period to provide more time to 
develop comments on the proposed rule.
    AMS is proposing to amend the National List of Allowed and 
Prohibited Substances by: Changing the use restrictions for seventeen 
substances allowed for organic production or handling; adding sixteen 
new substances for use in organic production or handling; listing 
rotenone as a prohibited substance in organic crop production; and 
removing ivermectin as an allowed parasiticide for use in organic 
livestock production.
    To submit comments, or access the proposed rule docket, please 
follow the instructions provided under the ADDRESSES section. If you 
have questions, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6501-6522.

    Dated: April 10, 2018.
Bruce Summers,
Acting Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-07719 Filed 4-12-18; 8:45 am]
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