Department of Agriculture July 1, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Mycogen Seeds/Dow AgroScience LLC and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.; Availability of Petition and Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status for Genetically Engineered Corn
Document Number: E5-3464
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has received a petition from Mycogen Seeds/Dow AgroScience LLC and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc seeking a determination of nonregulated status for corn designated as corn line DAS-59122-7, which has been genetically engineered for resistance to a corn rootworm complex and for tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate. The petition has been submitted in accordance with our regulations concerning the introduction of certain genetically engineered organisms and products. In accordance with those regulations, we are soliciting public comments on whether this corn presents a plant pest risk. We are also making available for public comment an environmental assessment for the proposed determination of nonregulated status.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Johne's Disease in Domestic Animals; Interstate Movement
Document Number: E5-3463
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection in support of the regulations for the interstate movement of animals affected with Johne's disease.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; User Fee Regulations
Document Number: E5-3462
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection for collecting user fees, ensuring remittances in a timely manner, and determining proper credit for payment of international air passenger, aircraft clearance, commercial truck, commercial railroad car, commercial vessel, phytosanitary certificate, import/export, and veterinary diagnostic user fees.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Pork-Filled Pasta
Document Number: E5-3461
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection in support of the regulations for the importation of pork- filled pasta products from regions affected with swine vesicular disease.
Newspapers Used for Publication of Legal Notice of Appealable Decisions for the Northern Region; Northern Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, and portions of South Dakota and Eastern Washington
Document Number: 05-13012
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
This notice lists the newspapers that will be used by all Ranger Districts, Forests, Grasslands, and the Regional Office of the Northern Region to publish legal notices for public comment and decisions subject to appeal and predecisional administrative review under 36 CFR 215, 217, and 218. The intended effect of this action is to inform interested members of the public which newspapers will be used to publish legal notices for public comment or decisions; thereby allowing them to receive constructive notice of a decision, to provide clear evidence of timely notice, and to achieve consistency in administering the appeals process.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-13001
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Ashley National Forest, Utah; Ashley-Dry Fork Grazing Allotments
Document Number: 05-12970
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Environmental Protection Agency published in the Federal Register of February 3, 2004, a notice of intent to prepare an EIS for the Ashley-Dry Fork Grazing Allotments. This document removes that notice of intent.
National Organic Program (NOP), Final Judgment and Order in the Case Harvey v. Johanns
Document Number: 05-12969
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service is publishing this notice pursuant to a June 9, 2005, consent final judgment and order issued by the United States District Court, District of Maine, in the case Harvey v. Johanns. The court issued a declaratory judgment that 7 CFR 205.606 shall be interpreted to permit the use of a nonorganically produced agricultural product only when the product has been listed in section 205.606 pursuant to National List procedures, and when an accredited certifying agent has determined that the organic form of the agricultural product is not commercially available. The court's order limits an accredited certifying agent's commercially available determinations for nonorganic agricultural products used in or on processed organic products to the 5 substances contained in 7 CFR 205.606. The products are native cornstarch, water extracted gums, kelp when used as a thickener and dietary supplement, unbleached lecithin, and high methoxy pectin.
United States Standards for Grades of Mangos
Document Number: 05-12968
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the comment period on the proposed United States Standards for Mangos is reopened and extended.