[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 24, 1999)]
[Page 14238]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-7174]

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[OPP-50849; FRL-6046-2]

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: Edward Allen, Biopesticides 
and Pollution Prevention Division (7511C), Office of Pesticide 
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, 
DC 20460. Office location, telephone number, and e-mail address: 1921 
Jefferson Davis Highway, Rm. 902W16, CM #2, Arlington, VA, 703-308-
8699, e-mail: allen.edward@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has issued the following experimental 
use permit:
    38581-EUP-1. Issuance. University of Rhode Island, Plant Sciences 
Department, Kingston, RI 02881. This experimental use permit allows the 
use of 1.5 pounds of the biological acaricide metarhizium anisopliae, 
strain ECS 1 on deer to evaluate the control of ticks. A total of 3,500 
acres is involved. The program is authorized only in the State of Rhode 
Island. The experimental use permit is effective from November 2, 1998 
to November 2, 1999.
    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 11, 1999.

Janet L. Andersen,

Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of 
Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 99-7174 Filed 3-23-99; 8:45 am]