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Strategic Economic and Community Development

The Rural Housing Service, the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, the Rural Utilities Service, and the Farm Service Agency are reopening the comment period for the interim rule, published on May 20, 2015.

Oxathiapiprolin; Pesticide Tolerances

This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of oxathiapiprolin in or on multiple commodities that are identified and discussed later in this document. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Petaluma River, Petaluma, CA

The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Haystack Landing Drawbridge across the Petaluma River, mile 12.4, at Petaluma, CA.

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Civilian Port Defense Activities at the Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, California

NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Navy for an Incidental Harassment Authorization to take marine mammals, by harassment, within and near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach from October through November 2015.

New Animal Drugs; Approval of New Animal Drug Applications

The Food and Drug Administration is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect application-related actions for new animal drug applications and abbreviated new animal drug applications during May and June 2015.

Gypsy Moth Generally Infested Areas; Additions in Minnesota, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

We are adopting as a final rule, without change, an interim rule that amended the gypsy moth regulations by adding areas in Minnesota, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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