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for measuring concentrations of CO in sections of the ‘‘Quality Assurance been included in the reference or
the ambient air. This designation is Handbook for Air Pollution equivalent method designation.
made under the provisions of 40 CFR Measurement Systems, Volume I,’’ EPA/ (f) An applicant who offers samplers
part 53, as amended on December 18, 600/R–94/038a and ‘‘Quality Assurance or analyzers for sale as part of a
2006 (71 FR 61271). Handbook for Air Pollution reference or equivalent method is
The new reference method for CO is Measurement Systems, Volume II, Part required to maintain a list of ultimate
an automated method that utilizes the 1,’’ EPA–454/R–98–004 (available at purchasers of such samplers or
measurement principle based on non- http://www.epa.gov/ttn/amtic/ analyzers and to notify them within 30
dispersive infra-red adsorption qabook.html). Vendor modifications of a days if a reference or equivalent method
photometry (combined with gas filter designated reference method used for designation applicable to the method
correlation) and the calibration purposes of part 58 are permitted only has been canceled or if adjustment of
procedure specified in Appendix C of with prior approval of the EPA, as the sampler or analyzer is necessary
40 CFR part 50. The newly designated provided in part 53. Provisions under 40 CFR 53.11(b) to avoid a
reference method is identified as concerning modification of such cancellation.
follows: methods by users are specified under (g) An applicant who modifies a
Section 2.8 (Modifications of Methods sampler or analyzer previously
RFCA–0907–167, ‘‘DKK–TOA Corporation designated as part of a reference or
Model GFC–311E Ambient CO Analyzer,’’ by Users) of Appendix C to 40 CFR part
operated with full-scale fixed measurement 58. equivalent method is not permitted to
ranges of 0–5, 0–10, 0–20 and 0–50 ppm at In general, a method designation sell the sampler or analyzer (as
any environmental temperature in the range applies to any sampler or analyzer modified) as part of a reference or
of 20 °C to 30 °C. which is identical to the sampler or equivalent method (although it may be
analyzer described in the application for sold without such representation), nor
An application for a reference method to attach a designation label or sticker
determination for the candidate method designation. In some cases, similar
samplers or analyzers manufactured to the sampler or analyzer (as modified)
was received by the EPA on May 16, under the provisions described above,
2007. The sampler is commercially prior to the designation may be
upgraded or converted (e.g., by minor until the applicant has received notice
available from the applicant, DKK–TOA under 40 CFR Part 53.14(c) that the
Corporation, 29–10, 1-Chome, modification or by substitution of the
approved operation or instruction original designation or a new
Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo designation applies to the method as
169–8648, Japan (www.toadkk.co.jp). manual) so as to be identical to the
modified, or until the applicant has
A test analyzer representative of this designated method and thus achieve
applied for and received notice under
method has been tested in accordance designated status. The manufacturer
40 CFR 53.8(b) of a new reference or
with the applicable test procedures should be consulted to determine the
equivalent method determination for the
specified in 40 CFR part 53 (as amended feasibility of such upgrading or
sampler or analyzer as modified.
on December 18, 2006). After reviewing conversion. Aside from occasional breakdowns or
the results of those tests and other Part 53 requires that sellers of malfunctions, consistent or repeated
information submitted by the applicant designated reference or equivalent noncompliance with any of these
in the application, EPA has determined, method analyzers or samplers comply conditions should be reported to:
in accordance with part 53, that this with certain conditions. These Director, Human Exposure and
method should be designated as a conditions are specified in 40 CFR 53.9 Atmospheric Sciences Division (MD–
reference method. The information and are summarized below: E205–01), National Exposure Research
submitted by the applicant in the (a) A copy of the approved operation Laboratory, U.S. Environmental
application will be kept on file, either or instruction manual must accompany Protection Agency, Research Triangle
at EPA’s National Exposure Research the sampler or analyzer when it is Park, North Carolina 27711.
Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, delivered to the ultimate purchaser. Designation of this new equivalent
North Carolina 27711 or in an approved (b) The sampler or analyzer must not method is intended to assist the States
archive storage facility, and will be generate any unreasonable hazard to in establishing and operating their air
available for inspection (with advance operators or to the environment. quality surveillance systems under 40
notice) to the extent consistent with 40 (c) The sampler or analyzer must CFR Part 58. Questions concerning the
CFR part 2 (EPA’s regulations function within the limits of the commercial availability or technical
implementing the Freedom of applicable performance specifications aspects of the method should be
Information Act). given in 40 CFR parts 50 and 53 for at directed to the applicant.
As a designated reference method, least one year after delivery when
this method is acceptable for use by maintained and operated in accordance Jewel F. Morris,
states and other air monitoring agencies with the operation or instruction Acting Director, National Exposure Research
under the requirements of 40 CFR part manual. Laboratory.
58, Ambient Air Quality Surveillance. (d) Any sampler or analyzer offered [FR Doc. E7–19515 Filed 10–2–07; 8:45 am]
For such purposes, the method must be for sale as part of a reference or BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
used in strict accordance with the equivalent method must bear a label or
operation or instruction manual sticker indicating that it has been
associated with the method and subject designated as part of a reference or ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
to any specifications and limitations equivalent method in accordance with AGENCY
(e.g., configuration or operational Part 53 and showing its designated [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0965; FRL–8151–1]
settings) specified in the applicable method identification number.
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designation method description (see the (e) If such an analyzer has two or Exposure Modeling Public Meeting
identifications of the method above). more selectable ranges, the label or AGENCY: Environmental Protection
Use of the method should also be in sticker must be placed in close Agency (EPA).
general accordance with the guidance proximity to the range selector and
ACTION: Notice.
and recommendations of applicable indicate which range or ranges have

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SUMMARY: An Exposure Modeling Public Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., List of Subjects
Meeting (EMPM) will be held for one Monday through Friday, excluding legal
day on October 30, 2007. This notice holidays. The Docket Facility telephone Environmental protection, Modeling,
announces the location and time for the number is (703) 305–5805. Pesticides, Pest.
meeting and sets forth the tentative 2. Electronic access. You may access Dated: September 25, 2007.
agenda topics. this Federal Register document
Arthur-Jean Williams,
DATES: The meeting will be held on electronically through the EPA Internet
Acting Director, Environmental Fate and
October 30, 2007 from 9:00 am to 3:00 under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at
Effects Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
pm. http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.
[FR Doc. E7–19521 Filed 10–2–07; 8:45 am]
To request accommodation of a
II. Background BILLING CODE 6560–50–S
disability, please contact the person
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON On a triannual interval, an Exposure
CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days Modeling Public Meeting will be held
for presentation and discussion of ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
prior to the meeting, to give EPA as
current issues in modeling pesticide AGENCY
much time as possible to process your
request. fate, transport, and exposure in support
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at of risk assessment in a regulatory [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0986; FRL–8151–9]
Environmental Protection Agency, context. Meeting dates and abstract
requests are announced through the Pesticide Program Dialogue
Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), One
‘‘empmlist’’ forum on the LYRIS list Committee; Notice of Public Meeting
Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 1st Floor
South Conference Room, 2777 S. Crystal server at: https://lists.epa.gov/read/
AGENCY: Environmental Protection
Dr., Arlington, VA 22202. all_forums/
Agency (EPA).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. III. How Can I Request to Participate in
David Jones, Environmental Fate and ACTION: Notice.
this Meeting?
Effects Division (7507P), Office of
Pesticide Programs, Environmental You may submit a request to SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania participate in this meeting to the person Advisory Committee Act, EPA gives
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION notice of a public meeting of the
0001; telephone number: (703) 305– CONTACT. Do not submit any information Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee
6725; fax number: (703) 305–6309; e- in your request that is considered CBI. (PPDC) on October 17 and 18, 2007. A
mail address: jones.rdavid@epa.gov. Requests to participate in the meeting, draft agenda has been developed that
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
identified by docket ID number EPA– includes web-based labeling, spray drift
HQ–OPP–2007–0965, must be received and reports from the following PPDC
I. General Information on or before October 18, 2007. Work Groups: PRIA Process
A. Does this Action Apply to Me? Improvements; Registration Review
IV. Tentative Agenda
Implementation; and AZM Transition
You may be potentially affected by 9:00 am Welcome and Introductions Issues.
this action if you are required to 9:15 am Brief Updates:
conduct testing of chemical substances New versions of GENEEC/FIRST (R. DATES: The PPDC meeting will be held
under the Toxic Substances Control Act Parker) on Wednesday, October 17, 2007, from
(TSCA), the Federal Food, Drug and New version of PE4/PRZM/EXAMS 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, October
Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), or the Federal (G. Orrick) 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Scenarios for BSS and CRLF (R. D. To request accommodation of a
Act (FIFRA). Since other entities may Jones) disability, please contact the person
also be interested, the Agency has not Evaluation of EXPRESS (M. Barrett) listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON
attempted to describe all the specific Presentations: CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days
entities that may be affected by this 9:45 am Simulating Residential prior to the meeting, to give EPA as
action. If you have any questions Watersheds Using PRZM and EXAMS much time as possible to process your
regarding the applicability of this action –R. D. Jones - EPA (30 minutes) request.
to a particular entity, consult the person 10:15 am Estimating Pesticide
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Exposure for a Karst Watershed in ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in
CONTACT. Texas–M. Corbin - EPA (30 min) the Conference Center on the lobby level
10:45 am Break at the U.S. Environmental Protection
B. How Can I Get Copies of this 11:00 am Environmental Exposure Agency’s location at 1 Potomac Yard
Document and Other Related Modeling in Antimicrobials Division–J. South, 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington,
Information? Breithaupt - EPA (30 min) VA. This location is approximately a
1. Docket. EPA has established a 11:30 am A Platform for Modeling half mile from the Crystal City Metro
docket for this action under docket Rice Using RiceWQ and EXAMS–M. Station.
identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– William - Waterborne Environmental FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
OPP–2007–0965 Publicly available (60 min) Margie Fehrenbach, Office of Pesticide
docket materials are available either in 12:00 pm Lunch Programs (7501P), Environmental
the electronic docket at http:// 1:00 pm Urban Use of Pesticides and Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
www.regulations.gov, or, if only Water Exposure– B. L. Bhaduri - Oak Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–
available in hard copy, at the Office of Ridge (60 min)
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0001; telephone number: (703) 308–


Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory 2:00 pm GIS Applications for 4775; fax number: (703) 308–4776; e-
Public Docket in Rm. S–4400, One Exposure Modeling - Drinking Water mail
Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Watersheds, New PCAs, Turf– M address:fehrenbach.margie@epa.gov.
Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202. The Thawley - EPA (30 min)
hours of operation of this Docket 2:30 pm Discussion and Wrap up SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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