[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 66 (Monday, April 6, 2020)]
[Page 19146]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-07135]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0125; FRL-10004-81]

Pesticide Reregistration Performance Measures and Goals; Annual 
Progress Report; Notice of Availability

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of EPA's progress 
report in meeting its performance measures and goals for pesticide 
reregistration during fiscal year 2017. This progress report also 
presents the total number of products registered under the ``fast-
track'' provisions of the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide 
Act (FIFRA).

DATES: Submit comments on or before June 5, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0125, by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit 
electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business 
Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute.
     Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket 
Center (EPA/DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 
     Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand 
delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the 
instructions at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.html.
    Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along 
with more information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ram[eacute] Cromwell, Antimicrobials 
Division (7510P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 308-9068; email address: 
[email protected].


I. Does this action apply to me?

    This is directed to the public in general and may be of interest to 
a wide range of stakeholders including environmental, farm worker, and 
agricultural advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and 
members of the public interested in the integration of tolerance 
reassessment with the reregistration process, and the status of various 
regulatory activities associated with reregistration and tolerances 
reassessment. Given the broad interest, the Agency has not attempted to 
identify all the specific entities that may be interested in this 

II. What action is the Agency taking?

    This document announces the availability of EPA's progress reports 
in meeting its performance measures and goals for pesticide 
reregistration during fiscal year 2017.

III. What is the Agency's authority for taking this action?

    The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 
U.S.C. 136 et seq., requires EPA to publish information about EPA's 
annual achievements in meeting its performance measures and goals for 
pesticide reregistration. The report for fiscal year 2017 discusses the 
completion of tolerance reassessment and describes the status of 
various regulatory activities associated with reregistration. The 2017 
report also provides the total number of products reregistered and 
products registered under the ``fast-track'' provisions of FIFRA.

IV. How can I get a copy of the report?

    1. Docket. The 2017 report is available at http://www.regulations.gov, under docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0125.
    2. EPA website. The 2017 report is also available on EPA's website 
at https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-reevaluation/reregistration-and-other-review-programs-predating-pesticide-registration.

V. Can I comment on this report?

    EPA welcomes input from stakeholders and the general public. Any 
written comments received will be taken into consideration in the event 
that EPA determines that further action is warranted. EPA does not 
expect this report to lead to any particular action, and therefore is 
not seeking particular public comment.

VI. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA

    1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through 
regulations.gov or email. Clearly mark the part or all of the 
information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or 
CD-ROM that you email to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD-ROM as 
CBI then identify electronically within the disk or CD-ROM the specific 
information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one complete version 
of the comment that includes information claimed as CBI, a copy of the 
comment that does not contain the information claimed as CBI must be 
submitted for inclusion in the public docket. Information so marked 
will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 
40 CFR part 2.
    2. Tips for preparing your comments. When preparing you comments, 
see the commenting tips at http://www.epa.gov//dockets/comments.html.

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 136a-1(l).

    Dated: March 31, 2020.
Alexandra Dapolito Dunn,
Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution 
[FR Doc. 2020-07135 Filed 4-3-20; 8:45 am]