[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 44 (Wednesday, March 6, 2013)]
[Page 14537]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05093]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0001; FRL-9379-8]

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), 
Pesticide Operations and Management (POM) Committee will hold a 2-day 
meeting, beginning on April 22, 2013, and ending April 23, 2013. 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, April 22, 2013, from 8:30 
a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
    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 Crystal Dr., Arlington VA, 1st Floor South Conference 

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 (302) 422-2435; email address: [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.
    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 ID number EPA-HQ-
OPP-2013-0001 is available at http://www.regulations.gov, or at the 
Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory Public Docket Center (EPA/DC), 
EPA West Bldg., 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. Bee Inspection Guidance.
    2. Pesticide use/misuse in marijuana production activities that are 
legal under state law where the production occurs.
    3. Insect Repellency Mark Update.
    4. EPA's Drift Reduction Technology program.
    5. National Pesticide Information Center reporting to State Lead 
Agency's (SLA's) when off label use is evident.
    6. Status of the implementation of the Globally Harmonized System 
(GHS) for the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) and potential 
impacts on FIFRA labeling.
    7. Labeling biocide fracking fluid--the biocide working panel.
    8. 25(b) proposed rule POM Comments.
    9. Persistent Herbicides in Compost-Update on Lab Survey.
    10. SLA enforcement cases relating to issues with non-crop 
    11. Report from Office of Civil Enforcement (OCE) on evidence 
collection pilot and revisions to guidelines.
    12. Report from OCE on distributor label enforcement efforts.
    13. 25(b) action plan--identifying OPP contact and coordination of 
SLA activity.

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: February 20, 2013.
Jay Ellenberger,
Acting Director, Field External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide 
[FR Doc. 2013-05093 Filed 3-5-13; 8:45 am]