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Hot Water Treatment for Limes

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AGENCY:

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date.

SUMMARY:

On November 8, 2001, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service published a direct final rule. (See 66 FR 56427-56428, Docket No. 99-081-1.) The direct final rule notified the public of our intention to amend the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual, which is incorporated by reference into the regulations, to allow limes that are found to be infested with mealybugs (Pseudococcidae) and other surface pests to be treated with a hot water treatment. We did not receive any written adverse comments or written notice of intent to submit adverse comments in response to the direct final rule.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

The effective date of the direct final rule is confirmed as January 7, 2002.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Donna L. West, Import Specialist, Phytosanitary Issues Management, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 140, Riverdale, MD 20737-1236; (301) 734-6799.

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Authority: 7 U.S.C. 7701-7772; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.3.

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Done in Washington, DC, this 20th day of December 2001.

W. Ron DeHaven,

Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

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[FR Doc. 01-31945 Filed 12-27-01; 8:45 am]

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