Environmental Protection Agency March 16, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Chemical Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-05987
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
There will be a 3-day meeting of the Chemical Safety Advisory Committee (CSAC) to consider and review the draft risk assessment for TSCA work plan chemical, 1-bromopropane (CASRN-106-94-5).
Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information for January 2016
Document Number: 2016-05970
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to publish in the Federal Register a notice of receipt of a premanufacture notice (PMN); an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), both pending and/or expired; and a periodic status report on any new chemicals under EPA review and the receipt of notices of commencement (NOC) to manufacture those chemicals. This document covers the period from January 4, 2016 to January 29, 2016.
Dicloran (DCNA); Notice of Receipt of Request To Voluntarily Amend Registrations To Terminate Certain Uses
Document Number: 2016-05960
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of a request by Gowan Company to voluntarily amend their dicloran (DCNA) product registrations to terminate certain uses. The request would delete DCNA use in or on apricots, chrysanthemums, conifers, gladiolus, grapes, greenhouse cucumbers, greenhouse lettuce, greenhouse rhubarb, greenhouse tomato, nectarines, peaches, plums/prunes, roses, and sweet cherries. The request would not terminate the last DCNA product registered for use in the United States. EPA intends to grant this request at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the request, or unless the registrant withdraws its request. If this request is granted, any sale, distribution, or use of products listed in this notice will be permitted after the uses have been deleted only if such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms as described in the final order.
Indiana; Ohio; Wisconsin; Disapproval of Interstate Transport Requirements for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS
Document Number: 2016-05953
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to disapprove elements of State Implementation Plan (SIP) submissions from Indiana and Ohio regarding the infrastructure requirements of section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), and to partially approve and partially disapprove elements of the SIP submission from Wisconsin addressing the same requirements. The infrastructure requirements are designed to ensure that the structural components of each state's air quality management program are adequate to meet the state's responsibilities under the CAA. This action pertains specifically to infrastructure requirements concerning interstate transport provisions. Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin made SIP submissions that, among other things, certified that their existing SIPs were sufficient to meet the interstate transport infrastructure SIP requirements for the 2008 ozone NAAQS. EPA is proposing to disapprove portions of submissions from Indiana and Ohio, and to partially approve and partially disapprove a portion of Wisconsin's submission addressing these requirements.
Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: 2016-05952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-16
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.
Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Active Ingredients
Document Number: 2016-05819
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.
Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Uses
Document Number: 2016-05818
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.