Archive for September, 2014

Another Workshop on NAS Report Implementation

EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service are holding a 1-day workshop to provide a forum for stakeholders to offer scientific and technical feedback on the interim approaches that were issued in November 2013 by EPA, USDA, and the Services in response to the National Academy of Sciences report entitled, “Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides.’’

SFIREG Committees Meet

The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG), Environmental Quality Issues (EQI) Committee, and the Pesticide Operations and Management (POM) Committee will meet on Monday, September 15, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

The meeting will be held at EPA, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA, 4th Floor, South Conference Room.

Tentative agenda items include:

• Sharing State Data with EPA– OECA.

• Cover Crop issue—National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) actions.