[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66656-66657]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-23437]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0774; FRL-9952-23]


Registration Review Proposed Decisions for Sulfonylurea 
Herbicides; Reopening of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of July 14, 2016, 
concerning the opening of a public comment period for a proposed 
interim decision for 22 sulfonylurea herbicides. This document reopens 
the comment period until November 14, 2016. This comment period is 
being reopened in response to a number of requests from various 
stakeholders citing difficulty commenting due to the length, quantity, 
and complexity of the Risk Assessments.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) numbers: EPA-
HQ-OPP-2011-0663, EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0478, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0878, EPA-HQ-
OPP-2011-0994, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0387, EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0745, EPA-HQ-OPP-
2015-0625, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0717, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0833, EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-
0375, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0372, EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0438, EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0844, 
EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-1010, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0178, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0433, EPA-
HQ-OPP-2011-0434, EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0171, EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0115, EPA-HQ-
OPP-2010-0626, EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0409, and EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0605, must be 
received on or before November 14, 2016.

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                                 Table--Chemicals With Reopened Comment Periods
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  Registration review case name and                                                  Chemical review manager and
                 No.                                  Docket ID No.                      contact information
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Bensulfuron-methyl, 7216............  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-663.........................  Moana Appleyard,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 308-8175.
Chlorimuron-ethyl, 7403.............  EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-478.........................  Leigh Rimmer,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-0553.
Chlorsulfuron, 0631.................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-878.........................  Miguel Zavala,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 347-0504.
Flazasulfuron, 7271.................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-994.........................  Ricardo Jones,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 347-0493.
Foramsulfuron, 7252.................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-387.........................  Leigh Rimmer,
                                                                                     rimmer.[email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-0553.
Halosulfuron-methyl, 7233...........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-745.........................  Brittany Pruitt,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 347-0289.
Imazosulfuron, 7281.................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0625........................  Caitlin Newcamp,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 347-0325.
Iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, 7253....  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-717.........................  Leigh Rimmer,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-0553.
Mesosulfuron-methyl, 7277...........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-833.........................  Maria Piansay,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (303) 308-8063.
Metsulfuron-methyl, 7205............  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-375.........................  Brian Kettl,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-0535.
Nicosulfuron, 7227..................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-372.........................  Nathan Sell,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-8020.
Orthosulfamuron, 7270...............  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-438.........................  Khue Nguyen,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-0248.
Primisulfuron-methyl, 7220..........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-844.........................  Christina Scheltema,
                                                                                     [email protected]
                                                                                     , (703) 308-2201.
Prosulfuron, 7235...................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-010.........................  Wilhelmena Livingston,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703) 308-8025.
Rimsulfuron, 7218...................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-178.........................  Leigh Rimmer,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-0553.
Sulfometuron-methyl, 3136...........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-433.........................  Caitlin Newcamp,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 347-0325.
Sulfosulfuron, 7247.................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-434.........................  Nicole Zinn,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     308-7076.
Thifensulfuron-methyl, 7206.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-171.........................  Steven Snyderman,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 564-0370.
Triasulfuron, 7221..................  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-115.........................  Margaret Hathaway,
                                                                                     [email protected],
                                                                                     (703) 305-5076.
Tribenuron-methyl, 7217.............  EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-626.........................  Linsey Walsh,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     347-8030.
Trifloxysulfuron-Sodium, 7208.......  EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-409.........................  Nicole Zinn,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     308-7076.
Triflusulfuron-methyl, 7236.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-605.........................  Sue Bartow,
                                                                                     [email protected], (703)
                                                                                     603-0065.
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ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in 
the Federal Register document of July 14, 2016 (81 FR 45477) (FRL-9948-
29).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret Hathaway, Pesticide Re-
Evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-5076; email 
address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document reopens the public comment 
period established in the Federal Register document of July 14, 2016. 
In that document, EPA opened a public comment period for a proposed 
interim decision for 22 sulfonylurea herbicides: Bensulfuron-methyl, 
chlorimuron-ethyl, chlorsulfuron, flazasulfuron, foramsulfuron, 
halosulfuron-methyl, imazosulfuron, iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, 
mesosulfuron-methyl, metsulfuron-methyl, nicosulfuron, orthosulfamuron, 
primisulfuron-methyl, prosulfuron, rimsulfuron, sulfometuron-methyl, 
sulfosulfuron, thifensulfuron-methyl, triasulfuron, tribenuron-methyl, 
trifloxysulfuron-sodium, and triflusulfuron-methyl. EPA is hereby 
reopening the comment period for 45 days.
    To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the 
detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register 
document of July 14, 2016. If you have questions, consult the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.

    Dated: September 14, 2016.
Yu-Ting Guilaran,
Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-23437 Filed 9-27-16; 8:45 am]
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