The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG), Environmental Quality Issues (EQI) Working Committee will hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on April 23, 2012 and ending April 24, 2012. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.
The meeting will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday April 24, 2012.
To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.
The meeting will be held at EPA. One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington VA. 1st Floor South Conference Room.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ron Kendall, Field and External Affairs Division (7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-5561; fax number: (703) 305-1850; email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. or Grier Stayton, SFIREG Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 466, Milford, DE 19963; telephone number (302) 422-8152; fax (302) 422-2435; email address: Grier Stayton at email@example.com.
I. General Information
A. Does this action apply to me?
You may be potentially affected by this action if you are interested in pesticide regulation issues affecting States and any discussion between EPA and SFIREG on FIFRA field implementation issues related to human health, environmental exposure to pesticides, and insight into EPA's decision-making process. You are invited and encouraged to attend the meetings and participate as appropriate. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to:
Those persons who are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FFDCA), or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and those who sell, distribute or use pesticides, as well as any Non Government Organization.
This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this action. Other types of entities not listed in this unit could also be affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining whether this action might apply to certain entities. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?
EPA has established a docket for this action under docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0003. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
II. Tentative Agenda Topics
1. Bed bugs update, EPA response to letter to Steve Bradbury and discussion.
2. Endangered Species Act—Rozol ESA, EPA response to letter to Steve Bradbury
3. Imprelis update.
4. United States Geological Survey (USGS) Toxics Pesticide Program—case example.
5. Discussion of process for EPA revising product labels and how states can have input based on water quality and other environmental issues.
6. FIFRA Science Advisory Panel (SAP) and white paper “Characterizing Effects of Pesticides and Other Chemical Stressors to Aquatic Organisms”.
7. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Monitoring Programs funding and overview.
8. Discussion on the detections of fluridone downstream from permitted aquatic applications in New Jersey.
III. How can I request to participate in this meeting?
This meeting is open for the public to attend. You may attend the meeting without further notification.
List of Subjects
Dated: February 15, 2012.
Jay S. Ellenberger,
Acting Director, Field and External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2012-4333 Filed 2-23-12; 8:45 am]
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