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to a particular entity, consult the person and Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION protein and the genetic material AGENCY
CONTACT. necessary (vector PV-ZMIR245) for its
[Docket Nos. EPA–R04–SFUND–2006–0457;
B. What Should I Consider as I Prepare production in MON 89034 corn. MON EPA–RO4–SFUND–2006–0458; FRL–8174–6]
My Comments for EPA? 88017 contains the corn rootworm
protecting Bacillus thuringiensis P & W Electric Superfund Site;
1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this Cry3Bb1 protein and the genetic Yorkville, Gibson County, TN; Notice of
information to EPA through material necessary (vector PV-ZMIR39) Settlement or e-mail. Clearly mark
for its production in MON 88017 corn.
the part or all of the information that AGENCY: Environmental Protection
Proposed shipment/use dates are July 1,
you claim to be CBI. For CBI Agency (EPA).
information in a disk or CD ROM that 2006 through June 30, 2008. Five trial
protocols will be conducted, including: ACTION: Notice of proposed settlements.
you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the
disk or CD ROM as CBI and then • Breeding and observation nursery. SUMMARY: Under section 122(h)(1) of the
identify electronically within the disk or • Inbred seed increase production. Comprehensive Environmental
CD ROM the specific information that is Response, Compensation and Liability
claimed as CBI). In addition to one • Line per se hybrid yield and Act (CERCLS), the United States
complete version of the comment that herbicide tolerance trials. Environmental Protection Agency has
includes information claimed as CBI, a • Insect efficacy trials. entered into two proposed settlements
copy of the comment that does not • Product characterization and for the reimbursement of past response
contain the information claimed as CBI performance trials. costs concerning the P & W Superfund
must be submitted for inclusion in the Site located in Yorkville, Gibson
public docket. Information so marked • Insect resistance management trials, County, Tennessee.
will not be disclosed except in benefit trials, and seed treatment trials.
DATES: The Agency will consider public
accordance with procedures set forth in States and Commonwealth involved comments on the settlements until June
40 CFR part 2. include: Alabama, Arizona, California, 26, 2006. The Agency will consider all
2. Tips for preparing your comments. Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, comments received and may modify or
When submitting comments, remember Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, withdraw its consent to the settlements
to: Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, if comments received disclose facts or
i. Identify the document by docket ID Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, considerations which indicate that the
number and other identifying Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, settlements are inappropriate, improper,
information (subject heading, Federal Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto or inadequate.
Register date and page number). Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlements
ii. Follow directions. The Agency may
Washington, and Wisconsin. are available from Ms. Paula V.
ask you to respond to specific questions
Batchelor. Submit your comments,
or organize comments by referencing a III. What Action is the Agency Taking?
identified by Docket ID No. EPA–RO4–
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part
Following the review of the Monsanto SFUND–2006–0457 and ID No. EPA–
or section number.
iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; Company application and any R04–SFUND–2006–0458 or Site name P
suggest alternatives and substitute comments and data received in response & W Electric Superfund Site by one of
language for your requested changes. to this notice, EPA will decide whether the following methods:
iv. Describe any assumptions and to issue or deny the EUP request for this • Follow
provide any technical information and/ the on-line instructions for submitting
EUP program, and if issued, the
or data that you used. comments.
conditions under which it is to be
v. If you estimate potential costs or • E-mail:
conducted. Any issuance of an EUP will
burdens, explain how you arrived at • Fax: 404/562–8842/Attn Paula V.
be announced in the Federal Register. Batchelor.
your estimate in sufficient detail to
allow for it to be reproduced. IV. What is the Agency’s Authority for Mail: Ms. Paula V. Batchelor, U.S.
vi. Provide specific examples to Taking this Action? EPA Region 4, WMD–SEIMB, 61 Forsyth
illustrate your concerns and suggest Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. In
alternatives. The Agency’s authority for taking this addition, please mail a copy of your
vii. Explain your views as clearly as action is under FIFRA section 5. comments on the information collection
possible, avoiding the use of profanity provisions to the Office of Information
List of Subjects
or personal threats. and Regulatory Affairs, Office of
viii. Make sure to submit your Environmental protection, Management and Budget (OMB), Attn:
comments by the comment period Experimental use permits. Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th St. NW.,
deadline identified. Washington, DC 20503.
Dated: May 18, 2006. Instructions: Direct your comments to
II. Background Docket ID No. EPA–R04–SFUND–2006–
Janet L. Andersen,
The 524–EUP–OT application is for Director, Biopesticides and Pollution
0457 and EPA–R04–SFUND–2006–
4,897 acres of MON 89034, 1,727 acres Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide 0458. EPA’s policy is that all comments
of MON 89034 x MON 88017, 1,661 Programs. received will be included in the public
acres of MON 88017, and 992 non-plant- [FR Doc. E6–8042 Filed 5–25–06; 8:45 am]
docket without change and may be
incorporated protectant border acres. made available online at http://
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MON 89034 contains the lepidopteran, including any
protecting Bacillus thuringiensis personal information provided, unless
Cry1A.105 protein and the genetic the comment includes information
material necessary (vector PV-ZMIR245) claimed to be Confidential Business
for its production in MON 89034 corn Information (CBI) or other information

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whose disclosure is restricted by statute. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION comply with the applicable provisions
Do not submit information that you AGENCY of section 208(e), 301, 302, 306 and 307
consider to be CBI or otherwise of the Clean Water Act, and that the
protected through http:// general permit is in compliance with the or e-mail. The Final Reissuance of General NPDES Standards of the Alaska Coastal Web site is Permit (GP) for Offshore Oil and Gas Management Program.
an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which Exploration Facilities on the Outer Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA):
means EPA will not know your identity Continental Shelf and Contiguous Under the RFA, 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq., a
or contact information unless you State Waters (NPDES Permit Number Federal agency must prepare an initial
provide it in the body of your comment. AKG–28–0000) regulatory flexibility analysis ‘‘for any
proposed rule’’ for which the agency ‘‘is
If you send an e-mail comment directly
AGENCY: Environmental Protection required by section 553 of the
to EPA without going through http:// Agency. Administrative Procedure Act (APA), or your e-mail any other law, to publish general notice
ACTION: Final Notice of reissuance of the
address will be automatically captured of proposed rule making. The RFA
general NPDES permit.
and included as part of the comment exempts from this requirement any rule
that is placed in the public docket and SUMMARY: On April 5, 2004, EPA that the issuing agency certifies ‘‘will
made available on the Internet. If you proposed to reissue the general permit not, if promulgated, have a significant
submit an electronic comment, EPA (GP) for offshore oil and gas exploration economic impact of a substantial
recommends that you include your facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf number of small entities.’’ EPA has
name and other contact information in (OCS) areas designated as the Beaufort concluded that NPDES general permits
the body of your comment and with any and Chukchi Seas and contiguous State are permits, not rulemakings, under the
disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA waters, pursuant to the provisions of the APA and thus not subject to APA
cannot read your comment due to Clean Water Act (CWA) 33 U.S.C. 1251 rulemaking requirements or RFA.
technical difficulties and cannot contact et seq. There was a 45 day comment
Dated: May 16, 2006.
you for clarification, EPA may not be period during which written comments
on the draft permit were submitted to Michael F. Gearheard,
able to consider your comment. Director, Office of Water & Watersheds,
Electronic files should avoid the use of EPA. On June 24, 2005, EPA extended
the area of coverage to include the Hope Region 10.
special characters, any form of [FR Doc. E6–8184 Filed 5–25–06; 8:45 am]
Basin and Norton Sound Planning Areas
encryption, and be free of any defects or
including contiguous State waters that BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
viruses. For additional information
are within the Minerals Management
about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Services current 5-year oil and gas
Docket Center homepage at http:// leasing program and proposed to reissue FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE the GP. There was an additional 30 day CORPORATION
Docket: All documents in the docket comment period. During the two
are listed in the http:// comment periods, EPA received six Agency Information Collection index. Although comment letters on the GP. A Response Activities: Proposed Collection
listed in the index, some information is to Comments was prepared by EPA Renewals; Comment Request
not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other along with the final GP. AGENCY: Federal Deposit Insurance
information whose disclosure is DATES: The general permit will be Corporation (FDIC).
restricted by statute. Certain other effective June 26, 2006. ACTION: Notice and request for comment.
material, such as copyrighted material, ADDRESSES: Copies of the GP and
will be publicly available only in hard Response to Comments are available SUMMARY: The FDIC, as part of its
copy. Publicly available docket upon request. Written requests may be continuing effort to reduce paperwork
materials are available either submitted to EPA, Region 10, 1200 Sixth and respondent burden, invites the
electronically in http:// Avenue OWW–130, Seattle, WA 98101. general public and other federal or in hard copy at Electronic requests may be mailed to: agencies to take this opportunity to
the U.S. EPA Region 4 office located at or comment on continuing information collections, as required by the
61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
30303. Regional office is open from 7 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The
(44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Currently, the
a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday through GP, Fact Sheet and Response to
FDIC is soliciting comments concerning
Friday, excluding legal holidays. Comments may be found on the Region
the following continuing collections of
Written comments may be submitted 10 Web site at
information titled:
to Ms. Batchelor within 30 calendar r10earth/waterpermits.htm under the 1. Application Pursuant to Section 19
General Permits section. Requests by of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act
days of the date of this publication.
phone may be made to Audrey (3064–0018);
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Washington at (206) 553–0523 or to 2. Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Paula V. Batchelor at 404/562–8887. Sonia Vidanage at (206) 553–1019. (HMDA) (3064–0046);
Dated: May 10, 2006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 3. Public Disclosure by Banks (3064–
Executive Order 12866: The Office of 0090);
Greg Armstrong,
Management and Budget exempted this 4. Notice Required of Government
Acting Chief, Superfund Enforcement & action from the review requirements of Securities Dealers or Brokers (Insured
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Information Management Branch, Waste Executive Order 12866 pursuant to State Nonmember Banks) (3064–0093);
Management Division.
section 6 of that order. 5. Procedures for Monitoring Bank
[FR Doc. E6–8143 Filed 5–25–06; 8:45 am] The State of Alaska, Department of Protection Act Compliance (3064–0095);
BILLING CODE 6560–50–P Environmental Conservation (ADEC), 6. Activities and Investments of
has certified that the subject dischargers Insured State Banks (3064–0111);

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