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Issuance of EUP 5/98



ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[OPP-50841; FRL-5793-2]

 
Issuance of Experimental Use Permits

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has granted experimental use permits to the following 
applicants. These permits are in accordance with, and subject to, the 
provisions of 40 CFR part 172, which defines EPA procedures with 
respect to the use of pesticides for experimental use purposes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Biopesticides and Pollution 
Prevention Division (7511W), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460.
    In person or by telephone: Contact the product manager at the 
following address at the office location, telephone number, or e-mail 
address cited in each experimental use permit: 2800 Crystal Drive, 
Arlington, VA.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    275-EUP-82. Issuance. Abbott Laboratories, Dept. 28R, Bldg. A1, 
1401 Sheridan Rd., North Chicago, IL 60064-4000. This experimental use 
permit allows the use of 16 pounds of the plant regulator 
aminoethoxyvinylglycine hydrochloride on a total of 72 acres of stone 
fruits (apricots, cherries (sweet), nectarines, peaches, plums, and 
prunes) to evaluate fruit quality (at harvest and following storage), 
pre-harvest drop control, and effects of different application timings/
rates/volumes. The program is authorized only in the States of Alabama, 
California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New 
York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, 
Virginia, and Washington. The experimental use permit is effective from 
February 26, 1998 to March 1, 1999. This permit is issued with the 
limitation that all treated crops will be destroyed or used for 
research purposes only. (Denise Greenway, CS1 5th Floor, (703) 808-
8263, e-mail: greenway.denise@epamail.epa.gov)
    275-EUP-83. Issuance. Abbott Laboratories, Dept. 28R, Bldg. A1, 
1401 Sheridan Rd., North Chicago, IL 60064-4000. This experimental use 
permit allows the use of 28 pounds of the plant regulator 
aminoethoxyvinylglycine hydrochloride on a total of 127 acres of 
cotton, melons, and tomatoes to evaluate product efficacy. The program 
is authorized only in the States of Alabama, Arizona, California, 
Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New 
Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, 
Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. The experimental use permit 
is effective from February 26, 1998 to March 1, 1999. This permit is 
issued with the limitation that all treated crops will be destroyed or 
used for research purposes only. (Denise Greenway, CS1 5th Floor, (703) 
808-8263, e-mail: greenway.denise@epamail.epa.gov)
    71281-EUP-1. Issuance. Paramount Farming Company, 33141 E. Lerdo 
Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93308. This experimental use permit allows the 
use of 3.1 kilograms of the pheromone 11,13-hexadecadienal, (Z,Z)- on 
1,280 acres of pistachios to evaluate the control of navel orangeworms. 
The program is authorized only in the State of California. The 
experimental use permit is effective from April 8, 1998 to April 8, 
1999. (Driss Benmhend, CS1 5th Floor, (703) 308-9525, e-mail: 
benmhend.driss@epamail.epa.gov)
    71281-EUP-2. Issuance. Paramount Farming Company, 33141 E. Lerdo 
Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93308. This experimental use permit allows the 
use of 327 kilograms of the pheromones 11,13-hexadecadienal, (Z,Z)-, 5-
decen-1-o1, acetate (E)-, and 5-decen-1-o1, (E)- on 2,720 acres of 
almonds to evaluate the control of navel orangeworms and peach 
twigborers. The program is authorized only in the State of California. 
The experimental use permit is effective from April 2, 1998 to April 2, 
1999. (Driss Benmhend, CS1 5th Floor, (703) 308-9525, e-mail: 
benmhend.driss@epamail.epa.gov)
    71281-EUP-3. Issuance. Paramount Farming Company, 33141 E. Lerdo 
Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93308. This experimental use permit allows the 
use of 119 kilograms of the pheromones 11-hexadecen-1-yl acetate (Z)- 
and 11-hexadecenal, (Z)- on 1,440 acres of mixed row crops and 
ornamental flowers to evaluate the control of diamondback moths. The 
program is authorized only in the State of California. The experimental 
use permit is effective from April 8, 1998 to April 8, 1999. (Driss 
Benmhend, CS1 5th Floor, (703) 308-9525, e-mail: 
benmhend.driss@epamail.epa.gov)

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    71281-EUP-4. Issuance. Paramount Farming Company, 33141 E. Lerdo 
Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93308. This experimental use permit allows the 
use of 2.5 kilograms and 96.9 kilograms of the pheromones 8,10-
dodecadien-1-o1, (E,E)- and 11,13-hexadecadienal, (Z,Z)-, respectively 
on 800 acres of walnuts to evaluate the control of navel orangeworms 
and codling moth. The program is authorized only in the State of 
California. The experimental use permit is effective from April 8, 1998 
to April 8, 1999. (Driss Benmhend, CS1 5th Floor, (703) 308-9525, e-
mail: benmhend.driss@epamail.epa.gov)
    Persons wishing to review these experimental use permits are 
referred to the designated product managers. Inquires concerning these 
permits should be directed to the persons cited above. It is suggested 
that interested persons call before visiting the EPA office, so that 
the appropriate file may be made available for inspection purposes from 
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Experimental use permits.

    Dated: May 29, 1998.
Janet L. Andersen,
Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of 
Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 98-15855 Filed 6-12-98; 8:45 am]
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