Pesticide Registration Review; Proposed Interim Decisions for Several Neonicotinoid Pesticides; Re-Opening of Comment Period, 29942-29943 [2020-10751]

Download as PDF 29942 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices TABLE—REGISTRATION REVIEW INTERIM DECISIONS BEING ISSUED Registration review case name and No. Docket ID No. Chemical review manager and contact information 2-Phenethyl propionate Case 3110 ............................ Ammonium bromide Case 5002 ................................. EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0714 EPA–HQ–OPP–2012–0683 Bacillus sphaericus Case 6052 ................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0116 Chloropicrin Case 0040 ............................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0153 Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Case 4103 ................ Cuelure [2-butanone, 4 (4-acetyloxy)-acetate] Case 6201. Cyazofamid Case 7056 ............................................... Extract of Reynoutria sachalinensis Case 6030 ......... EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0685 EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0221 Cody Kendrick, kendrick.cody@epa.gov, 703–347–0468. Stephen Savage, savage.stephen@epa.gov, 703–347– 0345. Alexandra Boukedes, boukedes.alexandra@epa.gov, 703– 347–0305. Samantha Thomas, thomas.samantha@epa.gov, 703– 347–0514. Joseph Mabon, mabon.joseph@epa.gov, 703–347–0177. Bibiana Oe, oe.bibiana@epa.gov, 703–347–8162. Fluroxypyr Case 7248 ................................................. Flumethrin Case 7456 ................................................. Glycolic acid and salts Case 4045 .............................. EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0570 EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0031 EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0422 Iodine and iodophors Case 3080 ................................ EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0767 Methyl Anthranilate Case 6056 ................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2011–0678 Momfluorothrin Case 7457 .......................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0752 Oxamyl Case 0253 ...................................................... Pelargonic acid, salts and esters Case 6077 ............. EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0028 EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0424 Phenmedipham Case 0277 ......................................... Phosphoric acid and its salts Case 6072 .................... Pyridaben Case Number 7417 .................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–0546 EPA–HQ–OPP–2012–0672 EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0214 Pythium oligandrum DV 74 Case 6511 ....................... Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones Case 8200 Sethoxydim Case 2600 ............................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0393 EPA–HQ–OPP–2012–0127 EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0088 Tetraacetylethylenediamine (TAED) Case 5105 ......... Thymol Case Number 3143 ........................................ Tralopyril Case Number 5114 ..................................... Triclosan Case Number 2340 ..................................... EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0608 EPA–HQ–OPP–2010–0002 EPA–HQ–OPP–2013–0217 EPA–HQ–OPP–2012–0811 The proposed interim registration review decisions for the chemicals in the table above were posted to the docket and the public was invited to submit any comments or new information. EPA addressed the comments or information received during the 60-day comment period for the proposed interim decisions in the discussion for each pesticide listed in the table. Comments from the 60-day comment period that were received may or may not have affected the Agency’s interim decision. Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), the registration review case docket for the chemicals listed in the Table will remain open until all actions required in the interim decision have been completed. This document also announces the closure of the registration review case for Phytophthora palmivora (Case 4105, Docket ID Number, EPA–HQ–OPP– 2016–0451) because the last U.S. registrations for this pesticide have been canceled. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0128 EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0232 Robert Little, little.robert@epa.gov, 703–347–8156. Alexandra Boukedes, boukedes.alexandra@epa.gov, 703– 347–0305. Eric Fox, fox.ericm@epa.gov, 703–347–0104. Rachel Fletcher, fletcher.rachel@epa.gov, 703–347–0512. Michael McCarroll, mccarroll.michael@epa.gov, 703–347– 0147. Michael McCarroll, mccarroll.michael@epa.gov, 703–347– 0147. Susanne Cerrelli, cerrelli.susanne@epa.gov, 703–308– 8077. Andrew Muench, muench.andrew@epa.gov, 703–347– 8263. Jordan Page, page.jordan@epa.gov, 703–347–0467. Michael McCarroll, mccarroll.michael@epa.gov, 703–347– 0147. Lauren Bailey, bailey.lauren@epa.gov, 703–347–0374. Cody Kendrick, kendrick.cody@epa.gov, 703–347–0468. Steven R. Peterson, peterson.stevenR@epa.gov, 703– 347–0755. Cody Kendrick, kendrick.cody@epa.gov, 703–347–0468. Bibiana Oe, oe.bibiana@epa.gov, 703–347–8162. Alexandra Feitel, feitel.alexandra@epa.gov, 703–347– 8631. Kendall Ziner, ziner.kendall@epa.gov, 703–347–8829. Kendall Ziner, ziner.kendall@epa.gov, 703–347–8829. Erin Dandridge, dandridge.erin@epa.gov, 703–347–0185. Megan Snyderman, snyderman.megan@epa.gov, 703– 347–0671. Background on the registration review program is provided at: http:// www.epa.gov/pesticide-reevaluation. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: April 27, 2020. Mary Reaves, Acting Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2020–10753 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0750; FRL–10009–71] Pesticide Registration Review; Proposed Interim Decisions for Several Neonicotinoid Pesticides; Re-Opening of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; re-opening of comment period. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of February 3, 2020, concerning the availability of EPA’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision for several neonicotinoids (acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam; hereafter referred to as ‘‘neonicotinoids’’). The neonicotinoids were opened for a 60-day public comment period that concluded on April 3, 2020. However, a 30-day extension to the public comment period was granted, which concluded on May 4, 2020. This notice re-opens the public comment for an additional 30 days, from May 19, 2020 to June 18, 2020. This action to extend the public comment period is being taken after receiving public comments requesting additional time to review the Neonicotinoids’ Proposed Interim Registration Review Decisions and supporting materials citing the quantity and complexity of the Proposed Interim Decisions and supporting documents, as SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices well as difficulty of commenting due to time and resource constraints. Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number for the specific pesticide of interest provided in the Table in Unit IV in the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020 (85 FR 5953) (FRL–10004–38), must be received on or before June 18, 2020. DATES: Follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020 (85 FR 5953) (FRL– 10004–38). Please note that due to the public health emergency the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) and Reading Room was closed to public visitors on March 31, 2020. Our EPA/DC staff will continue to provide customer service via email, phone, and webform. For further information on EPA/DC services, docket contact information and the current status of the EPA/DC and Reading Room, please visit https:// www.epa.gov/dockets. ADDRESSES: For pesticide specific information, contact: The Chemical Review Manager for the pesticide of interest identified in the Table in Unit IV in the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020. For general information on the registration review program, contact: Melanie Biscoe, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–7106; email address: biscoe.melanie@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This document re-opens the public comment period established in the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020. In that document, the Agency announced the availability of EPA’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision for several neonicotinoids and opened a 60-day public comment period on the proposed decisions and supporting materials. Those public comment periods were extended a further 30-days, which concluded on May 4, 2020. EPA is hereby re-opening the public comment period to June 18, 2020. To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020. If you have questions, consult the person listed in the Table in Unit IV in the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: May 11, 2020. Mary Reaves, Acting Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2020–10751 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–10009–76–OAR] Request for Nominations for the 2020 Clean Air Excellence Awards Program Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for nominations for Clean Air Excellence Awards. AGENCY: This notice announces the competition for the 2020 Clean Air Excellence Awards Program. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Clean Air Excellence Awards Program in February 2000 to recognize outstanding and innovative efforts that support progress in achieving clean air. DATES: All submissions of entries for the Clean Air Excellence Awards Program must be postmarked by Friday, July 31, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information on this awards program, including the entry form, can be found on EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC) website: https://www.epa.gov/caaac. Any member of the public who wants further information may contact Ms. Catrice Jefferson, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. EPA by telephone at (202) 564– 1668 or by email at jefferson.catrice@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Awards Project Notice, Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 7403(a)(1) and (2) and sections 103(a)(1) and (2) of the Clean Air Act (CAA), notice is hereby given that the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) announces the opening of competition for the 2020 Clean Air Excellence Awards Program (CAEAP). The intent of the program is to recognize and honor outstanding, innovative efforts that help to make progress in achieving cleaner air. The CAEAP is open to both public and private entities. Entries are limited to efforts related to air quality in the United States. There are five general award categories: (1) Clean Air Technology; (2) Community Action; (3) Education/Outreach; (4) State/Tribal/ Local Air Quality Policy Innovations; and (5) Transportation Efficiency Innovations. There are also two special awards categories: (1) Thomas W. Zosel SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 29943 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award; and (2) Gregg Cooke Visionary Program Award. Awards are given periodically and are for recognition only. This year’s awards will help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the EPA and Clean Air Act. Entries can recognize achievements that meet the criteria of the awards program that have occurred at any point in the past 50 years. Please note that past award recipients are also eligible to apply. Entry Requirements: All applicants are asked to submit their entry on a CAEAP entry form, contained in the CAEAP Entry Package, which may be obtained from the CAAAC website at https://www.epa.gov/caaac or on the CAEA website at http://epa.gov/air/ cleanairawards/entry.html. Applicants can also contact Ms. Catrice Jefferson, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. EPA by telephone at (202) 564–1668 or by email at jefferson.catrice@epa.gov. The entry form is a simple, five-part form asking for general information on the applicant; a narrative description of the project; award certificate information; three (3) independent references for the proposed entry; and your knowledge of EPA awards programs and resources. Applicants should also submit additional support documentation as necessary. Specific directions and information on filing an entry form are included in the Entry Package. Judging and Award Criteria: EPA staff will use a screening process, with input from outside subject experts, as needed. Members of the CAAAC will provide advice to EPA on the entries. The EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation will make the final award decisions. Entries will be judged using both general criteria and criteria specific to each individual category. These criteria are listed in the 2020 Entry Package. Dated: May 13, 2020. Catrice Jefferson, Management Analyst, Office of Air and Radiation. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29942-29943]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10751]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0750; FRL-10009-71]


Pesticide Registration Review; Proposed Interim Decisions for 
Several Neonicotinoid Pesticides; Re-Opening of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; re-opening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of February 3, 
2020, concerning the availability of EPA's Proposed Interim 
Registration Review Decision for several neonicotinoids (acetamiprid, 
clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam; hereafter 
referred to as ``neonicotinoids''). The neonicotinoids were opened for 
a 60-day public comment period that concluded on April 3, 2020. 
However, a 30-day extension to the public comment period was granted, 
which concluded on May 4, 2020. This notice re-opens the public comment 
for an additional 30 days, from May 19, 2020 to June 18, 2020. This 
action to extend the public comment period is being taken after 
receiving public comments requesting additional time to review the 
Neonicotinoids' Proposed Interim Registration Review Decisions and 
supporting materials citing the quantity and complexity of the Proposed 
Interim Decisions and supporting documents, as

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well as difficulty of commenting due to time and resource constraints.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number for 
the specific pesticide of interest provided in the Table in Unit IV in 
the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020 (85 FR 5953) (FRL-
10004-38), must be received on or before June 18, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in 
the Federal Register document of February 3, 2020 (85 FR 5953) (FRL-
10004-38).
    Please note that due to the public health emergency the EPA Docket 
Center (EPA/DC) and Reading Room was closed to public visitors on March 
31, 2020. Our EPA/DC staff will continue to provide customer service 
via email, phone, and webform. For further information on EPA/DC 
services, docket contact information and the current status of the EPA/
DC and Reading Room, please visit https://www.epa.gov/dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For pesticide specific information, 
contact: The Chemical Review Manager for the pesticide of interest 
identified in the Table in Unit IV in the Federal Register document of 
February 3, 2020.
    For general information on the registration review program, 
contact: Melanie Biscoe, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division (7508P), 
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: 
(703) 305-7106; email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document re-opens the public comment 
period established in the Federal Register document of February 3, 
2020. In that document, the Agency announced the availability of EPA's 
Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision for several 
neonicotinoids and opened a 60-day public comment period on the 
proposed decisions and supporting materials. Those public comment 
periods were extended a further 30-days, which concluded on May 4, 
2020. EPA is hereby re-opening the public comment period to June 18, 
2020.
    To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the 
detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register 
document of February 3, 2020. If you have questions, consult the person 
listed in the Table in Unit IV in the Federal Register document of 
February 3, 2020.

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

    Dated: May 11, 2020.
Mary Reaves,
Acting Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2020-10751 Filed 5-18-20; 8:45 am]
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