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December
12/28/00 Application for New Experimental Use Permit Amendment. - Monsanto Company has applied for an amendment of  524-EUP-93 for the plant-pesticide Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Bb protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (Vector ZMIR13L) in corn plants to continue testing and evaluation from 2/1/2001 until 2/28/2002
12/20/00 Application for New Experimental Use Permit - EPA has received an application from Monsanto Company, of St. Louis, MO  for an experimental use permit for Cry2Ab protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (Vector ZMBK28L) in corn. (524-EUP-OU) The program proposes genetically contained non-food-use testing from October 15, 2000 to November 15, 2001 on a total of 11,394 acres in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Experimental trials are to (1) breeding and observation nursery, (2) agronomic and efficacy trials, and (3) seed increase for further regulatory testing.
12/15/00 Application for Experimental Use Permit Amendment. - Mycogen Seeds c/o Dow AgroSciences LLC is requesting to amend 68467-EUP-2 for the plant-pesticide Bacillus thuringiensis delta endotoxin as produced in corn by a Cry1F gene and its controlling sequences as found on plasmid insert PHI8999. This amendment request entails the transfer of 55 acres in Nebraska to Puerto Rico.
12/13/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for (z)-11-Hexadecenyl Acetate (52991-RL) For manufacturing use only. For use in agricultural end-use products. By Bedoukian Research, Inc of Danbury CT.
12/6/00 Issuance of Experimental Use Permit - 064500-EUP-1. Issuance. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Pacific West Area (PWA), Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, of Davis, CA. This experimental use permit allows the use of 25 gallons of the biochemical pesticide sucrose octanoate esters on 50 acres of grapevines to evaluate the control of glassy-winged sharpshooter during post harvest. The program is authorized only in the State of California. The experimental use permit is effective from September 15, 2000 to December 15, 2000. This is a non-crop destruct EUP.
12/6/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption Amendment (PP-7F4843) EPA has received a pesticide petition  from Auxein Corp. of Lansing MI to amend the conditions of the existing tolerance exemptions for gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)
12/6/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption Amendment (PP-7F4842) EPA has received a pesticide petition  from Auxein Corp. of Lansing MI to amend the conditions of the existing tolerance exemptions for L-glutamic acid

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November
11/7/00 SAP - Notice of Public Meeting - There will be a 1-day public meeting of the SAP to review issues concerning StarLink corn on 11/28/00
11/3/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for the residues of Sodium o-nitrophenolate  on all food commodities when used as a plant growth regulator on growing crops.  From ASAHI Manufacturing Co. Ltd. c/o Chemical consultants International of Overland Park, Kansas
11/3/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for the residues of Sodium p-nitrophenolate  on all food commodities when used as a plant growth regulator on growing crops.  From ASAHI Manufacturing Co. Ltd. c/o Chemical consultants International of Overland Park, Kansas
11/3/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for the residues of Sodium 5--nitroguaiacolate  on all food commodities when used as a plant growth regulator on growing crops.  From ASAHI Manufacturing Co. Ltd. c/o Chemical consultants International of Overland Park, Kansas

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October
10/31/00 Assessment of Scientific Information concerning StarLink Corn Cry9C Bt Corn Plant Pesticide - request for comments on new data submitted in support of Tolerance Petition PP9F5050
10/5/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for the residues of Phosphorous acid and it's ammonium, sodium, and potassium salts in or on all food commodities when used as an agricultural fungicide on food corps. From Agtrol International of Houston TX
10/4/00 Application for Changed Use Pattern  for 1-methylcyclopropene (71297-1) It is intended for indoor use as a plant growth regulator on post-harvest fruits and vegetables for the purpose of inhibiting the effects of ethylene on food commodities. From BioTechnologies for Horticulture, Inc. of Philadelphia, PA
10/4/00 Application for New Active Ingredientfor Pseudozyma flocculosa (69697-R & 69697-E) To control powdery mildew disease on greenhouse-grown cut roses and English seedless cucumber. By Plant Products Co. Ltd of Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
10/4/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Colletotrichum gloeosporiodes f.sp. malvae (70571-E) For post-emergent control of the weeds round-leafed mallow & small-flowered mallow. By Encore Technologies LLC of Minnetonka, MN
10/4/00 Application for New Active Ingredient  for Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108 (73314-R & 73314-E) For control of soil borne plant root rot and damping-off fungi.  By Natural Industries, Inc. of Houston, TX

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September
9/15/00 Notification of the Secretary of Agriculture EPA has forwarded to the Secretary of Agriculture a draft final rule regarding Plant Pesticides (Plant-Incorporated Protectants) as required by section 25(a) of FIFRA
9/11/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Oceanic Clay (72757-R) To use as a crop protectant and growth stimulator on vegetables, fruits, nuts, and ornamentals. By Ironwood Clay Company Inc of Watsonville CA.
9/11/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Silver nitrate (72992-R) For use as a conditioner for ethylene sensitive cut flowers. By Pokon and Chrysal B.V. The Netherlands
9/11/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Sewage sludge, Heat-dried activated (69295-R) For use as a deer repellent.  By Milwaukee Metro Sewage District of Milwaukee WI.
9/6/00 Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) Meeting  There will be a 3-day meeting of the Federal Insecticide,
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) to review a set of issues being considered by the Agency pertaining to the Bt plant pesticides risk and benefit assessments. The meeting is open to the public.  The meeting will be held on October 18, 19 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Agenda is available

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August
8/30/00 New Active Ingredient Conditionally Registered: This notice announces Agency approval of applications submitted by AgraQuest, Inc. of Davis CA, to conditionally register the pesticide Bacillus subtilis strain  QST 713 A new active ingredient not included in any previously registered products
8/30/00 Petition for Temporary Tolerance Exemption (PP-8G05008) EPA has received a pesticide petition  from Platte Chemical Company, Inc.,  Greely, CO  to establish temporary exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for the biochemical pesticide 2, 6-diisopropylnapthalene (2,6-DIPN). In the Federal Register of 9/22/99 , EPA issued a rule establishing a temporary exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of 2,6-DIPN. The temporary exemption from the requirement of a tolerance will expire on September 22, 2000. This request for temporary exemption from the requirement of a tolerance is associated with an experimental use permit (34704-EUP-13). 2,6-DIPN is a potato sprout inhibitor and the purpose of the experimental program is to test the efficacy of the active ingredient.
8/30/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP-0F6148) EPA has received a pesticide petition  from Ironwood Clay Company, Inc., c/o Plant Sciences Inc. Watsonville, CA  proposing to establish an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for the biochemical pesticide Oceanic Clay. Oceanic Clay is proposed for use as a crop protectant and growth stimulant on agricultural crops. For growing plants, it works as a crop protectant by forming a barrier on the plant surface.
8/30/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption(0F6136) EPA has received a pesticide petition from Plant Products Co. Ltd., Brampton, Ontario, Canada, proposing  to amend 40 CFR part 180 to establish an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for the microbial pesticide Pseudozyma flocculosa in or on all raw agricultural commodities (RAC).
8/30/00 Experimental Use Permit Amendment (524-EUP-91) This notice announces receipt of an amendment to experimental use permit (EUP) for the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac protein and the genetic material for its production (vector PV-GMBT01and vector PV-GMBT02) in soybean from Monsanto Company. Notice of the original issuance of this EUP was published in the Federal Register on June 22, 2000 [See below] The new program proposes to increase the acreage by 22.0 acres and adds test sites in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. All soybeans will be grown under containment procedures. Plant material and seed produced will be destroyed or used for experimental purposes only.
8/9/00 Time Extension for B.t. Corn and B.t. Cotton Plant-Pesticides Expiring Registrations; Registration Process and Public Participation Opportunity
8/1/00 Tolerance Exemption Proposal (0F6163) for Colletotrichum gloeosporioides  f.sp. malvae  From Encore Technologies LLC of Minnetonka, MN.
8/1/00 Tolerance Exemption Proposal (0F6163) for Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108  From Natural Industries of Houston TX

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July
7/7/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (0F6113) for Indian Meal Moth Granulosis Virus (IMMGV) on stored, dry commodities.  From AgriVir, LLC of Washington DC.
7/5/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for Bacillus subtilis strain QST 713 in or on all raw agricultural commodities when applied/used according to label instructions. From Agraquest, Inc of Davis CA

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June
6/22/00 Experimental Use Permit Granted  524-EUP-91. Monsanto Company, St. Louis, MO  This experimental use permit allows the use of 60.7 grams of the insecticidal Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac protein in seeds shipped containing the plant-pesticide (Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac protein and the genetic material for its production (Vector PV-GMBT01 and Vector PV-GMBT02) in soybean) on 61.3 acres of soybean to evaluate the control of soybean looper, stem borer, and velvetbean caterpillar. The program is authorized only in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, and Tennessee. The experimental use permit is effective from May 25, 2000 to May 31, 2001. This permit is issued with the limitation that all treated crops will be destroyed or used for research purposes only.
6/22/00 Extension of Comment Period for Registration Application This notice extends the comment period of the Agency's May 5, 2000 notice announcing receipt of an application to register a pesticide product containing a new active ingredient [Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (plasmid insert PHI8999) in corn plants] not included in any previously registered product pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA
6/22/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for Trichoderma harzianum Rifai strain T-39 on all food commodities when applied/used as ground and certain foliar applications. From Makhteshim Agan of North America of New York, NY
6/21/00 Tolerance Exemption Proposal (0G6144) for 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP)  From BioTechnologies for Horticulture, Inc. of Philadelphia, PA
6/15/00 Tolerance Exemption Proposal (0G6112) for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production in plants in or on all food commodities. From Mycogen Seeds c/o Dow AgroSciences LLC of Indianapolis, IN 
6/6/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Cydia pomonella Granulosis Virus  (72898-E) For control of codling moth on apple trees  By  BioTEPP, Inc. of Charlesbourg, QC, Canada
6/6/00 Application for New Active Ingredient  for Mamestras configurata Nuclearpolyhedrosis Virus (72898-R)  For control of bertha armyworm on canola By BioTEPP, Inc. of Charlesbourg, QC, Canada

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May
5/24/00 Clarification of 25b Minimum  Risk Pesticides PR Notice Issued This notice clarifies several aspects of the exemption for minimum risk pesticides by the FIFRA section 25(b) rule, including composition, labeling, food tolerances, and state regulation.
5/23/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 0F6073) for Geraniol [3,7-dimethyl-[E]-2,7-octadien-1-ol] in or on all raw agricultural commodities (RACs) From Natural Plant Products S.A., Nogueres, France
5/23/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 0F6073) for Citronellol [3,7-dimethyl-6-octen-1-ol] in or on all raw agricultural commodities (RACs) From Natural Plant Products S.A., Nogueres, France
5/17/00 SAP Meeting on Plant Protein Exposure & Toxicity Testing  There will be a meeting of the FIFRA and FQPA Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) on June 7, 2000 to review the scientific issues being considered by the Agency pertaining to Assessing Chronic Exposure and Mammalian Toxicity Assessment Guidelines for Protein Plant-Pesticides.
5/10/00 draft Insect Resistance PR Notice The Agency is seeking comments on a draft Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice on voluntary pesticide resistance management labeling for pesticide products that are intended for general agricultural use. These guidelines are the result of a joint effort of the United States, Canada, and Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
5/10/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Dipotassium phosphate To use for the control of certain diseases in woody ornamentals, turfgrasses and non-bearing fruit and nut tree crops.(72499-R.) The product also contains the already registered active ingredient Dipotassium Phosphonate.  By  Foliar Nutrient, Inc., c/o Landis International, Inc.,  Valdosta, GA . 
5/10/00 draft Insect Repellent PR Notice The Agency is seeking comments on a draft Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice regarding insect repellents labeling restrictions for use on infants and children as well as restrictions on food fragrances and food colors. (5/10/00)
5/5/00 Application for New Active Ingredient  for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (plasmid insert PHI8999) in corn plants - for full commercial use.  - (68467-E) by Mycogen Seeds of Indianapolis IN  [Note: This amends the 11/26/99 FR Notice] [Note: comment period extended in 6/22/00 FR Notice.]
5/5/00 Application for New Active Ingredient for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (plasmid insert PHI8999) in corn plants - for full commercial use. (29964-G) - by Pioneer Hi-Bred International of Johnston IA [Note: This amends the 11/26/99 FR Notice] [Note: comment period extended in 6/22/00 FR Notice.]
5/3/00 Tolerance Exemption Established for Harpin protein  on all food commodities when applied/used in agricultural fields and greenhouses for the management of plant diseases, the significant improvement in growth and yields, and the suppression of certain insects and other pests. From EDEN Bioscience Corp. of Bothell WA
5/3/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 0F6111) for bacteriophages for the treatment of bacterial plant diseases. From AgriPhi of Logan UT
5/3/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 0E6066) for β-D-glucuronidase (GUS) as a plant-incorporated protectant formulation inert ingredient, as expressed in plants in or on all raw agricultural commodities. From Monsanto Company of St. Louis MO.

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April
4/19/00 Application for New Experimental Use Permit.  EPA has received an application for an Experimental Use Permit (67986-EUP-E)  from AgriPhi, Inc. of Ogden UT AgriPhi, Inc. seeks to continue their ongoing EUP program by requesting a 2 year experimental use permit to further evaluate the effectiveness of AGRIPHAGE (a bacteriophage) under normal production conditions for its control of bacterial speck of tomato (Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato) and bacterial black spot of tomato/pepper (Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria). Testing will be conducted in the states of Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico, and South Carolina on a total of 2,810 acres. Approximately 200 pounds of the active ingredient or 10,000 pounds of the formulated product will be used for testing.
4/5/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 0F6105) for Mamestra configurata Nucleopolyhedrosis Virus for control of Bertha Armyworm on canola.  From BioTEPP, Inc of Charlesbourg, Qc, Canada

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March
3/3/00 Application for Experimental Use Permit Amendment. EPA has received an application from Mycogen c/o Dow Agrosciences LLC,  Indianapolis, IN , for an extension/amendment of their EUP for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (plasmid insert PHI8999) in corn plants (68467-EUP-2). Notice of the original issuance of this EUP was published in the Federal Register on 5/5/99 (64 FR 24161) (FRL-6078-2). The new program extends testing to March 31, 2001 and adds 2,240 acres. Field testing is to take place in: Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Puerto Rico. Experimental trials are to involve agronomic observation and model validation for pollen shed phenology.
3/2/00 Application for New Active Ingredient EPA has received an application  to register a pesticide product containing an active ingredient not included in any previously registered product. File Symbol: 66053-E. Applicant: ISP Fine Chemicals, Inc.,  Columbus, OH . Product Name: Trimedlure. Pheromone. Active ingredient: Cyclohexanecarboxylic acid, 4 (or 5)-chloro-2-methyl-,1,1,-dimethylethyl ester at 98.0%.
3/2/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption EPA has received a pesticide petition (0F6078) from Mycogen Seeds c/o Dow AgroSciences LLC,  Indianapolis, IN  proposing, pursuant to section 408(d) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), 21 U.S.C. 346a(d), to amend 40 CFR part 180 to establish an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for the plant-pesticide Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies aizawai Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production in plants in or on all food commodities.
3/1/00 Experimental Use Permit Amendment Granted 70515-EUP-1. Amendment. J.P. BioRegulators, Inc., IR-4 Project Rutgers University, Cook College.  This experimental use permit allows the use of 72 kilograms each year of the biochemical phospholipid plant growth regulator Lyso-PE (lysophosphatidylethanolamine) on 570 acres of apples, citrus, cranberries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, strawberries, and tomatoes to evaluate ripening and extended storage shelf life. The program is authorized only in the States of Arizona, California, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The experimental use permit is effective from June 3, 1998 to June 1, 2001.
3/1/00 Experimental Use Permit Amendment Granted  70515-EUP-2. Amendment. J.P. BioRegulators, Inc., IR-4 Project Rutgers University, Cook College, This experimental use permit allows the use of 72 kilograms each year of the biochemical phospholipid plant growth regulator Lyso-PE (lysophosphatidylethanolamine) on 570 acres of apples, citrus, cranberries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, strawberries, and tomatoes to evaluate ripening and extended storage shelf life. The program is authorized only in the States of Arizona, California, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The experimental use permit is effective from August 18, 1998 to June 1, 2001.
3/1/00 Experimental Use Permit Granted 34704-EUP-13. Issuance. Platte Chemical Company of Greeley, CO 80632. This experimental use permit allows the use of 5,000 pounds of the plant growth regulator 2,6-diisopropylnapthalene on 300 million pounds of stored potatoes to inhibit sprouting. The program is authorized only in the States of Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin. The experimental use permit is effective from September 28, 1999 to September 28, 2000. A temporary tolerance has been established for residues of the active ingredient in or on stored potatoes.

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February
2/25/00 Application for Experimental Use Permit.  On February 9, 2000 EPA published a Federal Register Notice of the receipt of an application 68467-EUP-2 from Mycogen c/o Dow Agrosciences LLC requesting an experimental use permit (EUP) for the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1F protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (plasmid insert PHI8999) in corn plants. The Agency has determined that the application may be of regional and national significance. Therefore, in accordance with 40 CFR 172.11(a), the Agency is soliciting comments on this application.
2/25/00 New Active Ingredient Conditionally Registered: Agrobacterium radiobacter strain K1026 - On September 28, 1999, EPA registered Agrobacterium radiobacter strain K1026 for control of crown gall on nonbearing almond, apricot, cherry, nectarine, pecan, walnut,  caneberry, and 2 ornamentals (62388-1) - from Bio-Care Technology
2/17/00 Comment Period Extended.  On February 17, EPA published a Federal Register Notice that EPA is reopening the comment period for the Agency's notice of 12/22/99 (64 FR 71753) . The notice announced receipt of an application submitted by Monsanto Company, to register the pesticide product Corn Rootworm Protected Corn Hybrids, (EPA File Symbol 524-LRA) containing a new active ingredient Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Bb protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (Vector ZMIR14L) in corn for full commercial registration on corn.  The original comment period ended on January 21, 2000. In response to a request, the comment period is being reopened until March 20, 2000.
2/9/00 Application Withdrawn.  On February 9, EPA published a  Federal Register Notice that Agrium U.S., Inc., has withdrawn its application to register a pesticide product containing the active ingredient Burkholderia cepacia strain Ral-3 (EPA File Symbol 70724-R). The application is withdrawn without prejudice to future filing for registration of products containing Burkholderia cepacia strain Ral-3.
2/9/00 Application for Experimental Use Permit.  On February 9, 2000 EPA published a Federal Register Notice of the receipt from Monsanto Co. of St. Louis MO. of Experimental Use Permit Application 524-EUP-OR requesting an experimental use permit (EUPs) for the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac protein and the genetic material necessary for its production (Vector PV-GMBT01) in soybean.  The Agency has determined that these applications may be of regional and national significance. Therefore, in accordance with 40 CFR 172.11(a), the Agency is soliciting comments on these applications.

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January
1/24/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 9F6038) for Coniothyrium minitans strain CON/M91-08 in or on any agricultural crop.  From Prophyta Biologischer Pflanzenschutz GmbH, Germany
1/24/00 Petition for Tolerance Exemption (PP 9F5055) for Methyl anthranilate in or on sunflower. From Bird Shield Repellent Corp. of Pullman WA.

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