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Issuance of Experimental Use Permits

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

EPA has granted experimental use permits (EUPs) to the following pesticide applicants. An EUP permits use of a pesticide for experimental or research purposes only in accordance with the limitations in the permit.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

By mail: Registration Division (7505C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460.

In person or by telephone: Contact the designated person at the following address at the office location, telephone number, or e-mail address cited in each EUP: 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or sponsor research on pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the information in this action, consult the designated contact person listed for the individual EUP.

B. How Can I Get Additional Information, Including Copies of this Document and Other Related Documents?

You may obtain electronic copies of this document from the EPA Internet Home Page at http://www.epa.gov/​. On the Home Page select “Laws and Regulations,” “Regulations and Proposed Rules,” and then look up the entry for this document under the “Federal Register—Environmental Documents.” You can also go directly to the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/​fedrgstr/​.

II. EUPs

EPA has issued the following EUPs:

73815-EUP-1. Issuance. Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, P.O. Box 44, Hawaii National Park, HI 96718. This EUP allows the use of 3,000 pounds of the rodenticide diphacinone on 120 acres of forested area to evaluate the control of ramik green rodent bait for control of commensal rats and other introduced species. The program is authorized only in the State of Hawaii. The EUP is effective from February 2, 2001 to February 2, 2002. (Daniel Peacock; Rm. 223, Crystal Mall #2; telephone number: (703) 305-5407; e-mail address: peacock.dan@epa.gov).

72500-EUP-1. Issuance. Scimetrics, Ltd., P.O. Box 100, Nunn, CO 80648. This EUP allows the use of 150 pounds of the rodenticide warfarin on 150 acres of bare ground around ground squirrel or black-tailed prairie dog burrows in non-crop areas, rangeland, or pasture to evaluate the control of field rodent bait to control ground squirrels and black-tailed prairie dogs. The program is authorized only in the States of California, Colorado, and Montana. The EUP is effective from January 24, 2001 to January 24, 2002. (Daniel Peacock; Rm. 223, Crystal Mall #2; telephone number: (703) 305-5407; e-mail address: peacock.dan@epa.gov).

Persons wishing to review these EUPs are referred to the designated contact person. Inquiries concerning these permits should be directed to the persons cited above. It is suggested that interested persons call before visiting the EPA office, so that the appropriate file may be made available for inspection purposes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.

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Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136.

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Dated: February 22, 2001.

Peter Caulkins,

Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 01-5864 Filed 3-9-01; 8:45 am]

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