Environmental Protection Agency May 9, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fenpyroximate; Pesticide Tolerances for Emergency Exemptions
Document Number: E7-8954
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes a time-limited tolerance for combined residues of fenpyroximate in or on honey. This action is in response to EPA's granting of an emergency exemption under section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) authorizing use of the pesticide in managed beehives. This regulation establishes a maximum permissible level for residues of fenpyroximate in this food commodity. The tolerance expires and is revoked on December 31, 2010.
Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: E7-8953
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide petitions proposing the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Aa19 Protein in Cotton; Exemption from the Requirement of a Tolerance
Document Number: E7-8951
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an extension of the temporary exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of the Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Aa19 protein in cotton when applied/used as a plant-incorporated protectant (PIP). Syngenta Seeds, Inc. submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), as amended by the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA), requesting the temporary tolerance exemption. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a maximum permissible level for residues of the Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Aa19 protein in cotton when applied/used as a PIP on cotton. The temporary tolerance exemption expires on May 1, 2008.
Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: E7-8945
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide petitions proposing the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Safer Detergent Stewardship Initiative (SDSI) Program; EPA ICR No. 2261.01, OMB Control No. 2070-new
Document Number: E7-8944
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request for a new Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR, entitled: ``Safer Detergent Stewardship Initiative (SDSI) Program'' is identified by EPA ICR No. 2261.01 and OMB Control No. 2070-new. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools Rule and Revised Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan Rule; EPA ICR No. 1365.08, OMB Control No. 2070-0091
Document Number: E7-8943
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR, entitled: ``Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools Rule and Revised Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan Rule'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 1365.08 and OMB Control No. 2070-0091, is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2008. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Pre-Manufacture Review Reporting and Exemption Requirements for New Chemical Substances and Significant New Use Reporting Requirements for Chemical Substances; EPA ICR No. 0574.13, OMB Control No. 2070-0012
Document Number: E7-8941
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR, entitled: ``Pre-Manufacture Review Reporting and Exemption Requirements for New Chemical Substances and Significant New Use Reporting Requirements for Chemical Substances'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 0574.13 and OMB Control No. 2070-0012, is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2007. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection.
Clethodim; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: E7-8938
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for combined residues of clethodim and certain of its metabolites in or on asparagus; flax, seed; herb, subgroup 19A; hop, dried cones; leafy greens subgroup 4A; safflower, meal; safflower, seed; sesame, seed; and vegetable, legume, group 6, except soybean. The Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Flufenacet; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: E7-8936
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes pesticide tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) for combined residues of flufenacet and its metabolites containing the 4-fluoro-N-methylethyl benzenamine moiety in or on grass (forage, hay), sweet corn (forage, kernel plus cob with husk removed, stover), wheat (bran, forage, grain, hay, straw), cattle kidney, goat kidney, hog kidney, horse kidney, and sheep kidney. Bayer Cropscience petitioned EPA to establish these tolerances.
Foramsulfuron; Exemption from the Requirement of a Tolerance
Document Number: E7-8901
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of foramsulfuron on corn, sweet (K+CWHR); corn, sweet, forage; corn, sweet, stover; corn, pop grain; and corn, pop, stover when applied/used as a herbicide. The Interregional Project Number 4 (IR-4) submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), as amended by the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA), requesting an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a maximum permissible level for residues of foramsulfuron.
Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information
Document Number: E7-8785
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires any person who intends to manufacture (defined by statute to include import) a new chemical (i.e., a chemical not on the TSCA Inventory) to notify EPA and comply with the statutory provisions pertaining to the manufacture of new chemicals. Under sections 5(d)(2) and 5(d)(3) of TSCA, EPA is required to publish a notice of receipt of a premanufacture notice (PMN) or an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), and to publish periodic status reports on the chemicals under review and the receipt of notices of commencement to manufacture those chemicals. This status report, which covers the period from February 12, 2007 to March 23, 2007, consists of the PMNs and TMEs, both pending or expired, and the notices of commencement to manufacture a new chemical that the Agency has received under TSCA section 5 during this time period.
Approval of Test Marketing Exemptions for Certain New Chemicals
Document Number: E7-8773
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces EPA's approval of applications for test marketing exemptions (TMEs) under section 5(h)(1) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and 40 CFR 720.38. EPA has designated these applications as TMEs-07-1; 3; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; and 10. The test marketing conditions are described in each TME application and in this notice.
Grant Guidelines for States Regarding State Compliance Reports on Government Underground Storage Tanks; Solid Waste Disposal Act, Subtitle I, as Amended by Title XV, Subtitle B of the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Document Number: 07-2267
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
By this notice, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Underground Storage Tanks (OUST) is advising the public that on April 24, 2007 EPA issued the grant guidelines for state compliance reports on government underground storage tanks (USTs) and subsequently made the guidelines available on EPA's Web site. In this notice, EPA is publishing the grant guidelines for state compliance reports on government USTs in their entirety. EPA developed the grant guidelines for state compliance reports on government USTs as required by Section 9003(j) of Subtitle I of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by Section 1526 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Inspection Grant Guidelines for States; Solid Waste Disposal Act, Subtitle I, as Amended by Title XV, Subtitle B of the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Document Number: 07-2266
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
By this notice, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Underground Storage Tanks (OUST) is advising the public that on April 24, 2007 EPA issued the inspection grant guidelines and subsequently made the guidelines available on EPA's Web site. In this notice, EPA is publishing the inspection grant guidelines in their entirety. EPA developed the inspection grant guidelines as required by Sections 9005(c)(1) and 9005(c)(2) of Subtitle I of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by Section 1523 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.