[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 55 (Wednesday, March 23, 2005)]
[Pages 14680-14681]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-5619]



[OPP-2005-[0070]; FRL-7702-9]

The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/
State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Working 
Committee on Pesticide Operations and Management (WC/POM); 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) 
Working Committee on Pesticide Operations and Management (WC/POM) will 
hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on April 4, 2005 and ending April 5, 
2005. 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 4, 2005 through 
Tuesday, April 5, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; ends at 12 noon on 
Tuesday, April 5, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, 
Tybee Island, GA, Telephone number: (912) 786-7777.

External Affairs Division (7506C), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 605-0195; fax 
number: (703) 308-1850; e-mail address: mcduffie.georgia@epa.gov or 
Philip H. Gray, SFIREG Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 1249, Hardwick, VT 
05843-1249; telephone number: (802) 472-6956; fax (802) 472-6957; e-
mail address: aapco@plainfield.bypass.com.


I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you all parties 
interested in SFIREG information exchange relationship with EPA 
regarding important issues related to human health, environmental 
exposure to pesticides, and insight into EPA's decision-making process 
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 
Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), or the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Since other entities may also be interested, 
the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that 
may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the 
applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person 

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this 
action under docket identification (ID) number OPP-2005-0070. The 
official public docket consists of the documents specifically 
referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other 
information related to this action. Although a part of the official 
docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business 
Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials 
that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and 
Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall 2, 
1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal 
holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/.
    An electronic version of the public docket is available through 
EPA's electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may 
use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to view public comments, 
access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, 
and to access those documents in the public docket that are available 
electronically. Although not all docket materials may be available 
electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available 
docket materials through the docket facility identified in Unit I.B.1. 
Once in the system, select ``search,'' then key in the appropriate 
docket ID number.

II. Tentative Agenda

    1. Update on American Agricultural Stewardship Alliance activities
    2. Consumer Label Improvement Efforts by the Pesticide Program 
Dialogue Committee
    3. 2,4-D Risk Mitigation

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    4. E-Labeling
    5. Fumigant Cluster Review
    6.Cholinesterase Testing in the State of Washington
    7. Changes to Endangered Species staff and on the progress on 
    8. Performance Measures
    9. POM Working Committee Reports
    10. Alternatives to address the cut in Sate and Tribal Assistance 
Grants (STAG) enforcement dollars
    11. Pesticides and Water Issues - National Pollutant Discharge 
Elimination System (NPDES) and pesticides rulemaking
    12. Credentialing staff, needs for health and safety training
    13. Unenforceable label statements
    14. Report from International Drift Conference
    15.. EPA Update/Briefing: a. Office of Pesticide Programs Update b. 
Office of Enforcement Compliance Assurance Update.
    16. POM Working Committee Workgroups issue papers/Updates.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, insert additional terms as appropriate.

    Dated: March 7, 2005.
William R. Diamond,
Director, Field External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide Programs
[FR Doc. 05-5619 Filed 3-22-05; 8:45 am]