[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 165 (Friday, August 24, 2012)]
[Page 51533]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20908]

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[EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0003; FRL-9359-8]

SFIREG POM Working 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), 
Pesticides Operations and Management (POM) Working Committee will hold 
a 2-day meeting, beginning on September 17, 2012, and ending September 
18, 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, September 17, 2012, from 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, September 18, 
    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.), First Floor South Conference Room, 2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington, 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Kendall, Field 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) 305-5884; 
email address: [email protected]. or Grier Stayton, SFIREG Executive 
Secretary, P.O. Box 466, Milford, DE 19963; telephone number: (302) 
422-8152; fax number: (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. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this 
action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR 

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0003, is available either electronically 
through http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the OPP Docket in 
the Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), located in 
EPA West, Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number 
for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number 
for the OPP Docket is (703) 305-5805. Please review the visitor 
instructions and additional information about the docket available at 

II. Tentative Agenda Topics

    1. State Lead Agency (SLA) label improvement activities/efforts;
    2. Next steps as the result of the label improvement workshop. Do 
we need a workshop focusing on structural labels?
    3. Identifying/negotiating regional commitments in cooperative 
    4. Reconciling SLA referrals to EPA for enforcement vs. SLA efforts 
to fix violative labels in a timely manner;
    5. Risk mitigation on seed bag tags;
    6. Persistent herbicides in compost (sources);
    7. Methomyl issue paper;
    8. Non-crop issue paper;
    9. SLA availability to answer EPA/Registration Division questions. 
What process can be effective?
    10. Update on Insect Repellency Mark Initiative.

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: August 14, 2012.
R. McNally,
Director, Field External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide 
[FR Doc. 2012-20908 Filed 8-23-12; 8:45 am]