[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 196 (Wednesday, October 8, 2008)]
[Page 58949]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-23855]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0179; FRL-8384-9]

Amendment and Extension of an Experimental Use Permit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: EPA has granted an experimental use permit (EUP) to the 
following pesticide applicant. An EUP permits use of a pesticide for 
experimental or research purposes only in accordance with the 
limitations in the permit.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise Greenway, Biopesticides and 
Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8263; e-mail 
address: [email protected].


I. General Information

A. Does This Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. Although this 
action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or 
sponsor research on pesticides, 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 information in this action, 
consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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 identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0179. 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.


    EPA has issued the following EUP:
    264-EUP-140. Amendment and Extension. Bayer CropScience, P.O. Box 
12014, 2 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 
27709. This EUP allows the use of 0.02 pound of the plant-incorporated-
protectant, Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab protein in events T303-3 and 
T304-40 cotton plants, on 88.5 acres (out of 303 total acres) planted 
to Cry1Ab-containing cotton to evaluate the control of lepidopteran 
larvae such as bollworm (Helicoverpa zea) and tobacco budworm 
(Heliothis virescens). The program is authorized only in the States of 
Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, 
South Carolina, Texas, and in Puerto Rico. The EUP is effective from 
August 28, 2008 to January 31, 2009.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136c.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Experimental use permits.

    Dated: September 25, 2008.
Janet L. Andersen,
Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of 
Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. E8-23855 Filed 10-7-08; 8:45 am]