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.

• Worker Protection Standard, Economic impact to State Lead Agencies (SLA’s).

• Developing a Pollinator Protection Program template for AAPCO membership.

• USDA 2,4–D/Dicamba Risk Assessment—Proposed Implementation Plans.

• Manufacturers view of Designed for the Environment pesticide products.

• Robust discussion on the status of the Pesticides of Interest to States (POINTS) data system.

• Current and future monitoring or evaluation actions regarding urban pesticide use.

• Presentation on the USFWS bat and bird pesticide impact reporting system.

• Update of aquatic risk assessment: Data requirements, procedures, and models.

Click here for Federal Register notice of these meetings.