[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 50 (Friday, March 14, 1997)]
[Page 12185]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-6518]


[OPP-50826; FRL-5592-3]

Issuance of an Experimental Use Permit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: EPA has granted an experimental use permit to the following 
applicant. The permit is in accordance with, and subject to, the 
provisions of 40 CFR part l72, which defines EPA procedures with 
respect to the use of pesticides for experimental use purposes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Mike Mendelsohn, Office of 
Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division 
(7501W), Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, 
DC 20460. In person or by telephone: Rm. 3142, CM #2, 1921 Jefferson 
Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, Telephone: 703-308-8715, e-mail: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has issued the following experimental 
use permit: 70218-EUP-1. Issuance. This experimental use permit allows 
the use of 0.825 pounds of the Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies 
tolworthi Cry9C protein in seeds shipped on 3,305 acres of corn to 
evaluate the control of the European corn borer and other lepidopteran 
corn pests. The program is authorized in the States of Alabama, 
California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, 
Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, 
Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, 
Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, 
Virginia, and Wisconsin. The experimental use permit is effective from 
February 5, 1997 to November 30, 1997. This permit is issued with the 
limitation that all treated crops are destroyed or used for research 
purposes only.
    Persons wishing to review this experimental use permit are referred 
to the designated contact person. Inquires concerning this permit 
should be directed to the person 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.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Experimental use permits.

    Dated: March 5, 1997.
Janet L. Andersen,
Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of 
Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 97-6518 Filed 3-13-97; 8:45 am]