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FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Agency is issuing this notice to reschedule the 4-day meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider and review a set of scientific issues being evaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding EPA's evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate, a non-selective, phosphonomethyl amino acid herbicide registered to control weeds in various agricultural and non-agricultural settings.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on December 13-16, 2016, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Environmental Protection Agency, Conference Center, Lobby Level, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Steven M. Knott, DFO, Office of Science Coordination and Policy (7201M), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-0103; email address: knott.steven@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

The Agency is issuing this notice to reschedule the 4-day meeting of the FIFRA SAP to consider and review a set of scientific issues being evaluated by EPA regarding EPA's evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate, a non-selective, phosphonomethyl amino acid herbicide registered to control weeds in various agricultural and non-agricultural settings. The meeting was originally scheduled for October 18-21, 2016 as announced in the Federal Register on July 26, 2016 (81 FR 48794) (FRL 9949-22). The new meeting dates are December 13-16, 2016. For additional information, please visit the public docket for this meeting at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket number EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0385), the FIFRA SAP Web site at http://www.epa.gov/​sap or contact the Designated Federal Official (DFO) listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et. seq.; 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.

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Dated: November 17, 2016.

Laura Bailey,

Acting Director, Office of Science Coordination and Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2016-28270 Filed 11-22-16; 8:45 am]

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