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.’’

According to the agencies, the workshop is an opportunity for stakeholders and agencies to continue their dialogue on the technical aspects of implementing the NAS recommendations, building upon public meetings held in November and December 2013, April 2014, and the implementation of the enhanced stakeholder engagement process that was finalized in March 2013.

The meeting will be held on October 6, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Requests to participate in the meeting must be received on or before September 26, 2014. The meeting will be held in the Rachel Carson Room at FWS, Skyline, Bldg. 7, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Bailey’s Crossroads, VA

Click here to read Federal Register notice of the workshop.