• EPA Requires Stronger Standards for Applying the Riskiest Pesticides0

    Improved training and minimum age requirements will help protect people and the environment. WASHINGTON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing standards for applicators who apply restricted-use pesticides that are not available for purchase by the general public, and require special handling. “We are committed to keeping our communities safe, protecting our environment and protecting

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  • EPA guidance on worker protection standard0

    EPA Guidance on How to Comply with the Revised Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides. EPA in conjunction with the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) is making available a guide to help users of agricultural pesticides comply with the requirements of the 2015 revised federal Worker Protection Standard. You should read this manual if you

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  • Comment Period for Sulfonylurea Herbicides Extended0

    Comment Period for Sulfonylurea Herbicides Extended.   EPA has re-opened the comment period on the proposed interim decision for 22 sulfonylurea herbicides. The comment period will be open until November 14, 2016. To read this Federal Register notice, go to docket EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0774-0004 at www.regulations.gov. To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the instructions

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