Archive for March, 2017

Nominations to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Open until April 21, 2017

EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs posted the following notice on its website:

“EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is currently accepting nominations for the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC). A federal advisory committee, PPDC provides advice and recommendations to the EPA on issues associated with pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy and program implementation issues, and science issues associated with evaluating and reducing risks from the use of pesticides.

NAS Low Dose Toxicity Project Nearing Completion

The National Academy of Sciences is conducting an EPA-sponsored review that could relate to EPA pesticide toxicity assessments. The title of this NAS project is: Unraveling Low Dose Toxicity: Case Studies of Systematic Review of Evidence.  It has the following “Project Scope”: