Category Archives: Regulatory Information

EPA and Texas Partner on Pesticide Safety

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $585,730 to the Texas Department of Agriculture to support a wide range of pesticide programs, including enforcement and outreach efforts. “At EPA, we are … Continue reading

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EPA update: Test Guideline Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products Now Available

EPA Pesticide Program Updates From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides In This Update: Test Guideline Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products Now Available EPA’s final test guidelines, 810.3900 – Laboratory Product Performance Testing Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products, … Continue reading

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EPA Pesticide Program Updates

From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides May 22, 2017 In This Update: Proposals Requested for Cooperative Agreement to Train Healthcare Providers EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications from eligible parties to manage a cooperative agreement to help … Continue reading

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EPA update on Chlorpyrifos

UPDATE: Chlorpyrifos Seth Dibblee U.S. EPA – Region 5 Contrary to my presentation one week beforehand at the NCERA 222 meeting in Fargo, ND, on March 29, 2017 EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt denied the petition to revoke all tolerances and … Continue reading

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Comments Sought on Field Release of Genetically Engineered Diamondback Moths

The Animal and Plant Healthy Inspect Service (APHIS) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting comments on an environmental assessment prepared in connection with a permit application for the field release of diamondback moths that have been … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Beta Testers for Pesticide Mobile Application for Pesticide Label Matching

EPA Pesticide Program Updates From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides In This Update:  EPA Seeks Beta Testers for Pesticide Mobile Application for Pesticide Label Matching Every pesticide must have labeling that is approved by EPA before it can be … Continue reading

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EPA solicits proposals for the field implementation meeting support cooperative agreement

In This Update: EPA Solicits Proposals for the Field Implementation Meeting Support Cooperative Agreement EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications for one or more cooperative agreements to manage a Field Implementation Meetings Support program. EPA expects to provide … Continue reading

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EPA Update: Tribal Pesticide Program Council Meeting – March 8-10, 2017

The Tribal Pesticide Program Council (TPPC) will hold its next semiannual meeting on March 8 and 9, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) in Crystal City, Virginia, at One Potomac Yard, Room S4370/80, and on March … Continue reading

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EPA Update

In This Update: EPA Releases Final Biological Evaluations of Three Chemicals’ Impacts on Endangered Species EPA has released its final biological evaluations (BEs) for effects of chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion on threatened and endangered species and their designated critical habitat. … Continue reading

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New chemical law requires the agency to look at chemicals that were grandfathered in under old law

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is moving swiftly to propose how it will prioritize and evaluate chemicals, given that the final processes must be in place within the first year of the new law’s enactment, or before June 22, 2017. … Continue reading

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