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[Federal Register: April 25, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 79)]
[Page 20544]
 From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]


[EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0255; FRL-8122-9]

Issuance 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: <A HREF="mailto:greenway.denise@epa.gov";>greenway.denise@epa.gov</A>.


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-2007-0255. Publicly
available docket materials are available either in the electronic
docket at <A HREF="http://www.regulations.gov";>http://www.regulations.gov</A>, 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 Building), 2777 S.
Crystal Drive 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 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 <A HREF="http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr";>http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr</A>.


    EPA has issued the following EUP:
    73049-EUP-3. Issuance. Valent BioSciences Corporation, 870
Technology Way, Libertyville, IL 60048. This EUP allows the use of a
total of 15,873 pounds of the plant regulator S-Abscisic acid over a
three-year period on 240 acres of ornamental plants to evaluate the
experimental product's effectiveness to delay wilting by reducing
transpiration in the treated ornamental plants. The program is
authorized only in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado,
Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York,
North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas,
Washington, and Wisconsin. The EUP is effective from February 28, 2007
to March 1, 2010.

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

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Experimental use permits.

    Dated: April 16, 2007.
Janet L. Andersen,
Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of
Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. E7-7888 Filed 4-24-07; 8:45 am]

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