[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 97 (Friday, May 18, 2012)]
[Page 29637]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11971]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0003; FRL-9348-6]

SFIREG Full Committee; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials 
(AAPCO)/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG), Full 
Committee will hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on June 18, 2012 and 
ending June 19, 2012. This notice announces the location and times for 
the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, June 18, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday June 19, 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.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at EPA. One Potomac Yard (South 
Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA, 22202, 1st Floor South 
Conference Room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Kendall, Field External Affairs 
Division, 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: [email protected]. or Grier Stayton, SFIREG Executive 
Secretary, P.O. Box 466, Milford, DE 19963; telephone number (302) 422-
8152; fax (302) 422-2435; email address: [email protected][email protected].


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 

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) 

II. Tentative Agenda Topics

    1. Office of Pesticide Programs update
    2. Office of Compliance and Enforcement update
    3. Responses to SFIREG Bed Bug and Endangered Species Act 
Consultation letters
    4. Pollinator Protection issues
    5. Methomyl fly bait restricted use classification
    6. Pyrethroid Label Changes
    7. Regional issues/responses to pre-SFIREG questionnaire
    8. Report on ``State Regulator in Residence'' program--issues and 
    9. Tribal certification policy implementation--Issues and 
information exchange
    10. Performance Measures Development
    11. Imprelis update/discussion on ``down stream'' effects of 
pesticides outside control of applicator (e.g. hot compost, treated 
irrigation water)
    12. Interactions of EPA Regions and State Lead Agencies on:
    a. Support for/involvement with
    b. Enforcement/compliance efforts
    c. Certification/training efforts
    d. Environmental programs
    e. Registration issues
    13. Grant Negotiation Procedures
    14. Distributor Label Enforcement coordination
    15. Update on progress of referred cases

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 Environmental protection.

    Dated: May 5, 2012.
R. McNally,
Director, Field External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide 
[FR Doc. 2012-11971 Filed 5-17-12; 8:45 am]