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3-12-2014 12:00 AM

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Recent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pesticide regulations are establishing national performance expectations with varying degrees of flexibility for implementation at the state and local level. For example, EPA decisions concerning pesticide resistance management and pollinator, endangered species and water quality protection create opportunities for designing and specifying regional, state and/or local pesticide use requirements and practices consistent with conditions specified in Federal pesticide registrations. The regulations are highlighting the role Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and site-specific pest management decisions could play in this evolving paradigm.

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Dec 3rd, 12:00 AM

Federal pesticide regulatory update: Moving to a national framework with local adaptations?

Recent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pesticide regulations are establishing national performance expectations with varying degrees of flexibility for implementation at the state and local level. For example, EPA decisions concerning pesticide resistance management and pollinator, endangered species and water quality protection create opportunities for designing and specifying regional, state and/or local pesticide use requirements and practices consistent with conditions specified in Federal pesticide registrations. The regulations are highlighting the role Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and site-specific pest management decisions could play in this evolving paradigm.