Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards for 2022; Call for Submissions, 17287-17288 [2022-06381]

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[FR Doc. 2022–06464 Filed 3–25–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2019–0104; FRL–9473–01– OCSPP] Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards for 2022; Call for Submissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Mar 25, 2022 Jkt 256001 ACTION: Notice. The Safer Choice program in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting submissions for its 2022 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards. EPA developed the Partner of the Year Awards to recognize the leadership contributions of Safer Choice partners and stakeholders who, over the past year, have shown achievement in the design, manufacture, selection and use of products with safer chemicals, that further outstanding or innovative source reduction. EPA especially encourages submission of award applications that show how the applicant’s work in the design, manufacture, selection and use of those products promotes environmental justice, bolsters resilience to the impacts of climate change, results in cleaner air or water, or improves drinking water quality. All Safer Choice stakeholders and program participants in good standing are eligible for recognition. Interested parties who would like to be considered for this award should submit to EPA information about their accomplishments and contributions during 2021. There is no form associated with this year’s application. EPA will recognize award winners at a Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards ceremony in the fall of 2022. DATES: Submissions are due on or before May 31, 2022. ADDRESSES: Please submit materials by email to saferchoice_support@ abtassoc.com and copy rutsch.linda@ epa.gov. The docket for this action, identified by docket information (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2019–0104, is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Candidates interested in learning more about the Partner of the Year Awards should refer to the Safer Choice website at https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/ safer-choice-partner-year-awards. Due to public health concerns related to COVID–19, the EPA Docket Center and Reading Room are open to visitors by appointment only. For further information on the EPA Docket Center (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: Linda Rutsch, Data Gathering and Analysis Division (7406M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 343–9924; email address: rutsch.linda@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17287 I. Does this action apply to me? You may be affected by this action if you are a Safer Choice program partner or stakeholder. The following list of North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. Affected entities may include: • Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS code 325180). • All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (Primary) (NAICS code 325199). • Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS code 325320). • Paint and Coating Manufacturing (NAICS code 325510). • Adhesive Manufacturing (NAICS code 325520). • Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing (NAICS code 325611). • Polish and Other Sanitation Good Manufacturing (NAICS code 325612). • Surface Active Agent Manufacturing (Primary) (NAICS code 325613). • Toilet Preparation Manufacturing (NAICS code 325620). • Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS code 325992). • All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing (NAICS code 325998). • Service Establishment Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (Primary) (NAICS code 423850). • Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (Primary) (NAICS code 424690). • Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores (Primary) (NAICS code 445110). • All Other Specialty Food Stores (NAICS code 445299). • Pharmacies and Drug Stores (NAICS code 446110). • Office Supplies and Stationery Stores (NAICS code 453210). • All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores) (Primary) (NAICS code 453998). • Electronic Shopping and MailOrder Houses (NAICS code 454110). • Research and Development in Biotechnology (except Nanobiotechnology) (Primary) (NAICS code 541714). • Facilities Support Services (NAICS code 561210). Janitorial Services (NAICS code 561720). • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services (NAICS code 561740). • Elementary and Secondary Schools (NAICS code 611110). E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 17288 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 59 / Monday, March 28, 2022 / Notices • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (NAICS code 611310). • Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events with Facilities (NAICS code 711310). • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services (NAICS code 8123). • Civic and Social Organizations (Primary) (NAICS code 813410). • Business Associations (Primary) (NAICS code 813910). • Other General Government Support (NAICS code 921190). • Administration of Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management Programs (Primary) (NAICS code 924110). jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 II. What is the Safer Choice program? As part of its environmental mission, the Safer Choice program partners with businesses to help consumers and commercial buyers identify products with safer chemical ingredients, without sacrificing quality or performance. Toward this end, the Safer Choice program certifies products containing ingredients that have met the program’s specific and rigorous human health and environmental toxicological criteria. The Safer Choice program allows companies to use its label on certified products that contain safer ingredients and perform, as determined by expert evaluation. The Safer Choice program certification represents a high level of achievement in formulating products that are safer for people and the environment. The purpose of the Partner of the Year Awards is to recognize the leadership contributions of Safer Choice partners and stakeholders who, over the past year, have shown achievement in the design, manufacture, selection and use of products with safer chemicals, that further outstanding or innovative source reduction. EPA especially encourages submission of award applications that show how the applicant’s work in the design, manufacture, selection and use of those products promotes environmental justice, bolsters resilience to the impacts of climate change, results in cleaner air or water, or improves drinking water quality. III. How can I participate? To be considered for a Partner of the Year Award, candidates should notify the Safer Choice program of their interest. They should submit supporting information on their accomplishments and contributions focusing on calendar year 2021. There is no form associated with this year’s application. Candidates interested in learning more about the Partner of the Year Awards should refer VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Mar 25, 2022 Jkt 256001 to the Safer Choice website: https:// www.epa.gov/saferchoice/safer-choicepartner-year-awards. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 13103(b)(13) and 15 U.S.C. 2609. Dated: March 21, 2022. Michal Freedhoff, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. [FR Doc. 2022–06381 Filed 3–25–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2021–0743; FRL–9182–01– OCSPP] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal and Request for Comment; Reporting in the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Grant Database Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces the availability of and solicits public comment on the following Information Collection Request (ICR) that EPA is planning to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ‘‘Reporting in the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Grant Database,’’ identified by EPA ICR No. 2511.03 and OMB Control No. 2070–0198, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2022. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval under the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 27, 2022. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2021–0743, through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 about dockets generally, is available at https://www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Siu, Mission Support Division 7101M), Office of Program Support, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 566–1205; email address: siu.carolyn@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. What information is EPA particularly interested in? Pursuant to PRA section 3506(c)(2)(A) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), EPA specifically solicits comments and information to enable it to: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility. 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. In particular, EPA is requesting comments from very small businesses (those that employ less than 25) on examples of specific additional efforts that EPA could make to reduce the paperwork burden for very small businesses affected by this collection. II. What information collection activity or ICR does this action apply to? Title: Reporting in the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Grant Database. ICR numbers.: EPA ICR No. 2511.03; OMB Control No.: 2070–0198. ICR status: The existing ICR is currently scheduled to expire on December 31, 2022. Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers are displayed either by publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such as on the related collection E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 59 (Monday, March 28, 2022)]
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[FR Doc No: 2022-06381]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2019-0104; FRL-9473-01-OCSPP]


Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards for 2022; Call for 
Submissions

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Safer Choice program in the Environmental Protection 
Agency (EPA) is accepting submissions for its 2022 Safer Choice Partner 
of the Year Awards. EPA developed the Partner of the Year Awards to 
recognize the leadership contributions of Safer Choice partners and 
stakeholders who, over the past year, have shown achievement in the 
design, manufacture, selection and use of products with safer 
chemicals, that further outstanding or innovative source reduction. EPA 
especially encourages submission of award applications that show how 
the applicant's work in the design, manufacture, selection and use of 
those products promotes environmental justice, bolsters resilience to 
the impacts of climate change, results in cleaner air or water, or 
improves drinking water quality. All Safer Choice stakeholders and 
program participants in good standing are eligible for recognition. 
Interested parties who would like to be considered for this award 
should submit to EPA information about their accomplishments and 
contributions during 2021. There is no form associated with this year's 
application. EPA will recognize award winners at a Safer Choice Partner 
of the Year Awards ceremony in the fall of 2022.

DATES: Submissions are due on or before May 31, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Please submit materials by email to 
[email protected] and copy [email protected]. The 
docket for this action, identified by docket information (ID) number 
EPA-HQ-OPPT-2019-0104, is available at http://www.regulations.gov. 
Candidates interested in learning more about the Partner of the Year 
Awards should refer to the Safer Choice website at https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/safer-choice-partner-year-awards.
    Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, the EPA Docket 
Center and Reading Room are open to visitors by appointment only. For 
further information on the EPA Docket Center (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: Linda Rutsch, Data Gathering and 
Analysis Division (7406M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, 
DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 343-9924; email address: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Does this action apply to me?

    You may be affected by this action if you are a Safer Choice 
program partner or stakeholder. The following list of North American 
Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be 
exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine 
whether this document applies to them. Affected entities may include:
     Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS code 
325180).
     All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (Primary) 
(NAICS code 325199).
     Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing 
(NAICS code 325320).
     Paint and Coating Manufacturing (NAICS code 325510).
     Adhesive Manufacturing (NAICS code 325520).
     Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing (NAICS code 
325611).
     Polish and Other Sanitation Good Manufacturing (NAICS code 
325612).
     Surface Active Agent Manufacturing (Primary) (NAICS code 
325613).
     Toilet Preparation Manufacturing (NAICS code 325620).
     Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical 
Manufacturing (NAICS code 325992).
     All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation 
Manufacturing (NAICS code 325998).
     Service Establishment Equipment and Supplies Merchant 
Wholesalers (Primary) (NAICS code 423850).
     Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers 
(Primary) (NAICS code 424690).
     Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores 
(Primary) (NAICS code 445110).
     All Other Specialty Food Stores (NAICS code 445299).
     Pharmacies and Drug Stores (NAICS code 446110).
     Office Supplies and Stationery Stores (NAICS code 453210).
     All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco 
Stores) (Primary) (NAICS code 453998).
     Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses (NAICS code 
454110).
     Research and Development in Biotechnology (except 
Nanobiotechnology) (Primary) (NAICS code 541714).
     Facilities Support Services (NAICS code 561210). 
Janitorial Services (NAICS code 561720).
     Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services (NAICS code 
561740).
     Elementary and Secondary Schools (NAICS code 611110).

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     Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (NAICS 
code 611310).
     Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 
with Facilities (NAICS code 711310).
     Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services (NAICS code 8123).
     Civic and Social Organizations (Primary) (NAICS code 
813410).
     Business Associations (Primary) (NAICS code 813910).
     Other General Government Support (NAICS code 921190).
     Administration of Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste 
Management Programs (Primary) (NAICS code 924110).

II. What is the Safer Choice program?

    As part of its environmental mission, the Safer Choice program 
partners with businesses to help consumers and commercial buyers 
identify products with safer chemical ingredients, without sacrificing 
quality or performance. Toward this end, the Safer Choice program 
certifies products containing ingredients that have met the program's 
specific and rigorous human health and environmental toxicological 
criteria. The Safer Choice program allows companies to use its label on 
certified products that contain safer ingredients and perform, as 
determined by expert evaluation. The Safer Choice program certification 
represents a high level of achievement in formulating products that are 
safer for people and the environment. The purpose of the Partner of the 
Year Awards is to recognize the leadership contributions of Safer 
Choice partners and stakeholders who, over the past year, have shown 
achievement in the design, manufacture, selection and use of products 
with safer chemicals, that further outstanding or innovative source 
reduction. EPA especially encourages submission of award applications 
that show how the applicant's work in the design, manufacture, 
selection and use of those products promotes environmental justice, 
bolsters resilience to the impacts of climate change, results in 
cleaner air or water, or improves drinking water quality.

III. How can I participate?

    To be considered for a Partner of the Year Award, candidates should 
notify the Safer Choice program of their interest. They should submit 
supporting information on their accomplishments and contributions 
focusing on calendar year 2021. There is no form associated with this 
year's application. Candidates interested in learning more about the 
Partner of the Year Awards should refer to the Safer Choice website: 
https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/safer-choice-partner-year-awards.
    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 13103(b)(13) and 15 U.S.C. 2609.

    Dated: March 21, 2022.
Michal Freedhoff,
Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution 
Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2022-06381 Filed 3-25-22; 8:45 am]
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