AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
SUMMARY: There will be a 3-day meeting of the Federal Insecticide,
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to
consider and review scientific uncertainties associated with corn
rootworm resistance monitoring for Bt corn Plant Incorporated
DATES: The meeting will be held on October 30-November 1, from
approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Comments. The Agency encourages that written comments and requests
for oral comments be submitted by October 16, 2013. However, written
comments and requests to make oral comments may be submitted until the
date of the meeting, but anyone submitting written or requesting oral
comments after October 16, 2013, should contact the Designated Federal
Official (DFO) listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. For
additional instructions, see Unit I.C. of the SUPPLEMENTARY
Nominations. Nominations of candidates to serve as ad hoc members
of FIFRA SAP for this meeting should be provided on or before August
Webcast. This meeting may be webcast. Please refer to the FIFRA
SAP's Web site, http://www.epa.gov/scipoly/sap for information on how
to access the webcast. Please note that the webcast is a supplementary
public process provided only for convenience. If difficulties arise
resulting in webcasting outages, the meeting will continue as planned.
Special accommodations. For information on access or services for
individuals with disabilities, and to request accommodation of a
disability, please contact the DFO listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
CONTACT 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 the Environmental Protection
Agency, Conference Center, Lobby Level, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.),
2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202.
Comments. Submit your comments, identified by docket identification
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0490, 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
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.
If your comments contain any information that you consider to be
CBI or otherwise protected, please contact the DFO listed under FOR
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT to obtain special instructions before
submitting your comments.
Nominations, requests to present oral comments, and requests for
special accommodations. Submit nominations to serve as ad hoc members
of FIFRA SAP, requests for special seating accommodations, or requests
to present oral comments to the DFO listed under FOR FURTHER
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Jenkins, DFO, Office of Science
Coordination and Policy (7201M), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number:
(202) 564-3327; fax number: (202) 564-8382; email address: