[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 30 (Friday, February 13, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8081-8082]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03052]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0097; FRL-9922-89]


Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Notice of Public Webinar

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the 
Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Pesticide Programs 
is announcing a public webinar for the Pesticide Program Dialogue 
Committee (PPDC) on February 25, 2015. The purpose of this webinar is 
to provide the PPDC with brief updates on several key topics, and to 
set-up discussion topics for the next in-person meeting to be held May 
14-15, 2015. The PPDC provides advice and recommendations to the EPA 
Administrator on issues associated with pesticide regulatory 
development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy and program 
implementation issues, and science issues associated with evaluating 
and reducing risks from use of pesticides. The webinar is free, open to 
the public, and no advance registration is required.

DATES: The webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, from 1 
p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, preferably at least 10 
days prior to the webinar, to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.

ADDRESSES: The webinar will be available only online, at the following

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site: https://epa.connectsolutions.com/ppdc_feb2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dea Zimmerman, Office of Pesticide 
Programs (LC-8J), Environmental Protection Agency, 77 W. Jackson 
Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604; telephone number: (312) 353-6344; email 
address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you work in 
agricultural settings or if you are concerned about implementation of 
the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); the 
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); the amendments to both of 
these major pesticide laws by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 
1996; the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA), and the 
Endangered Species Act (ESA). Potentially affected entities may 
include, but are not limited to: Agricultural workers and farmers; 
pesticide industry and trade associations; environmental, consumer, and 
farm worker groups; pesticide users and growers; animal rights groups; 
pest consultants; State, local, and tribal governments; academia; 
public health organizations; and the public. If you have questions 
regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, 
consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0097, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory 
Public Docket (OPP Docket) in the Environmental Protection Agency 
Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 
1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. The Public 
Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public 
Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPP 
Docket is (703) 305-5805. Please review the visitor instructions and 
additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

II. Background

    The PPDC is a federal advisory committee chartered under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463. EPA 
established the PPDC in September 1995, to provide advice and 
recommendations to the EPA Administrator on issues associated with 
pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving 
public policy and program implementation issues, and science issues 
associated with evaluating and reducing risks from use of pesticides. 
The following sectors are represented on the current PPDC: 
Environmental/public interest and animal rights groups; farm worker 
organizations; pesticide industry and trade associations; pesticide 
user, grower, and commodity groups; Federal and State/local/tribal 
governments; the general public; academia; and public health 
organizations.

III. How can I request to participate in this meeting?

    PPDC meetings are open to the public. Persons interested in 
participating in the webinar do not need to register in advance of the 
meeting. As this is an informational briefing, there will not be time 
for public comment during the webinar. Members of the public may submit 
comments through the public docket, identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-
OPP-2015-0097, available at http://www.regulations.gov.

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

    Dated: February 6, 2015.
Jack E. Housenger,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
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