[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 191 (Wednesday, October 1, 2008)]
[Pages 57097-57098]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-23133]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0143; FRL-8384-5]

SFIREG Working Committee on Water Quality and Pesticide Disposal; 
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 Water Quality and Pesticide Disposal (WQPD) will 
hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on October 27, 2008 and ending October 
28, 2008. 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, October 27, 2008 from 8:30

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a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 a.m to 12 noon on Tuesday, October 28, 2008.
    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. 4th Floor South Conference Room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Kendall, Field and 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) 308-1850; e-
mail 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; e-mail 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 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. 
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 

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

    1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under 
docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0143. Publicly available docket 
materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office 
of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One 
Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The 
hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket 
Facility 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.

II. Background

    1. State Updates/Issues
    2. Assessment of Risks from Semi-volatile Pesticides in Air-State 
and Federal Experience and Perspective
    3. Surface Water Benchmarks Update - Region 5 Pilot Project status 
    4. USDA National Potable Well Sampling Program
    5. Chemigation Label Referral
    6. POINTS Performance Measures Reporting Tool
    7. Further Cooperation between OPP and OW
    8. OPP EFED Assignment of GW Statements /Revision of Chapter 8 of 
the Label Review Manual
    9. SFIREG WQ&PD Committee Scope and Possible Name Change
    10. Development/Availability of Human Health Benchmarks from OGWDW
    11. Analytical Methods for Pesticides in Water and Their 
Availability and Distribution to States
    12. OPP and OECA Updates
    13. Aquatic Herbicide Permitting- Examples from Washington and 

III. How Can I Request to Participate in this Meeting?

    You may submit a request to participate in this meeting to the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Do not submit any 
information in your request that is considered CBI. Requests to 
participate in the meeting, identified by docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-
2008-0143, must be received on or before October 21, 2008.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection.

    Dated: September 22, 2008.
 W. R. Diamond,
Director, Field and External Affairs Division, Office of Pesticide 
[FR Doc. E8-23133 Filed 9-30-08; 8:45 am]