Environmental Protection Agency February 27, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Florida Petroleum Reprocessors Site; Davie, Broward County, FL; Notice of Settlement
Document Number: 2013-04610
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement with 2238 NW. 86th Street Inc. concerning the Florida Petroleum Reprocessors Site located in Davie, Broward County, Florida. The settlement addresses the PRP's Site-wide liability on an Ability-to-Pay basis.
Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: 2013-04594
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces the Agency's receipt of several initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
Diflubenzuron; Receipt of Application for Emergency Exemption; Solicitation of Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-04561
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received a specific exemption request from the Wyoming Department of Agriculture to use the pesticide diflubenzuron (CAS No. 35367-38-5) to treat up to 26,000 acres of alfalfa to control grasshoppers and Mormon crickets. The applicant proposes a use which is supported by the Interregional (IR)-4 program and has been requested in 5 or more previous years, and a petition for tolerance has not yet been submitted to the Agency. EPA is soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to grant the exemption.
Pyroxasulfone; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2013-04559
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of pyroxasulfone in or on soybeans. K-I Chemical U.S.A., Inc., requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Pyraflufen-ethyl; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2013-04555
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of pyraflufen-ethyl in or on multiple commodities which are identified and discussed later in this document. Nichino America, Inc. requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Acetochlor; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2013-04532
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation amends inadvertent tolerances for residues of acetochlor in or on crop groups 15 and 16 for cereal grains by dropping the exclusion for rice grain and straw. Monsanto Company requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
State Program Requirements; Approval of Maine's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program
Document Number: 2013-04531
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In 1999 the State of Maine applied to implement its NPDES program under the Clean Water Act in the state, including the territories of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. Today, EPA is proposing to act on the state's application as it applies in those Indian territories and is inviting comment.
Pesticide Experimental Use Permit; Receipt of Application; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-04527
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces EPA's receipt of an application 71049- EUP-L from KIM-C1, LLC, requesting an experimental use permit (EUP) for the plant growth regulator, forchlorfenuron. The Agency has determined that the permit may be of regional and national significance. Therefore, because of the potential significance, EPA is seeking comments on this application.
Exposure Modeling Public Meeting; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-04407
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
An Exposure Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM) will be held for one day on March 19, 2013. This notice announces the location and time for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.