Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Pesticide Programs is announcing a virtual public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) on May 20-21, 2020, with participation by phone and webcast only. There will be no in-person gathering for this meeting. DATES: This virtual public meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m., and Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 10 a.m. to approximately 3:00 p.m. To make oral comments during the virtual meeting, please register by noon on May 15, 2020.

The PPDC is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 et seq. EPA established the PPDC in September 1995 to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on issues associated with pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy and program implementation issues, and policy issues associated with evaluating and reducing risks from use of pesticides. The following sectors are represented on the current PPDC: Environmental/public interest and animal rights groups; farm worker organizations; pesticide industry and trade associations; pesticide user, grower, and commodity groups; Federal and State/local/tribal governments; the general public; academia; and public health organizations.

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