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Online Pesticide Label Training to Improve Safety and Efficiency

EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has made new pesticide label training available online. The training was developed primarily for EPA staff who review and approve pesticide labels, but the material is also expected to be useful for pesticide safety educators and for pesticide industry employees who

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Dr. Terry Collins Keynotes Plenary Session on Green Chemistry in Pesticide Development and Degradation at the 2010 TPSA Conference

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Contact: Kevin Neal, TPSA President Phone: 765-494-1585 E-mail: [email protected] St. Louis, MO – Introduced as a mentor, visionary, and advocate, Dr. Terry Collins, Thomas Lord Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University spoke to a

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Dr. Steven Bradbury Keynotes Plenary Session on New Directions for Pesticides and Product Stewardship at the 2010 TPSA Conference

Friday, April 23, 2010 Contact: Kevin Neal, TPSA President Phone: 765-494-1585 E-mail: [email protected] St. Louis, MO – Dr. Steve Bradbury, Acting Director, U.S. EPA Office of Pesticide Programs, presented the first keynote address of the 10th Annual Conference of The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) Feb. 21-23, 2010.

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The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) 2010 Conference Summary

Thursday, April 22, 2010 Contact: Kevin Neal, TPSA President Phone: 765-494-1585 E-mail: [email protected] St. Louis, MO – The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) held its 10th Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Georgia, Feb. 21-23, 2010. The theme of the conference was “Pesticide and Ag Plastics

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The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) Presents Stewardship Awards

For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Contact: Kevin Neal, TPSA President Phone: 765-494-1585 E-mail: [email protected] St. Louis, MO – The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) recently presented four stewardship awards at the 10th Annual Pesticide & Ag Plastics Stewardship Conference held February 22 in Savannah, Georgia. The

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The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) Elects 2010 Leaders

For Immediate Release Monday, March 22, 2010 Contact: Kevin Neal, TPSA President Phone: 765-494-1585 E-mail: [email protected] St. Louis, MO – The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) recently elected officers for 2010. The group also filled four board of director positions. New officers include President Kevin Neal, Office of

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EPA Seeks to Disclose Pesticide Inert Ingredients

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on options for disclosing inert ingredients in pesticides. In this anticipated rulemaking, EPA is seeking ideas for greater disclosure of inert ingredient identities. Inert ingredients are part of the end use product formulation and are not active

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Best Management Guidelines for Handling Agricultural Plastics in Preparation for Recycling are Available.

Best management guidelines for handling agricultural plastics in preparation for recycling are now available as a full color, 8.5″ x 14″ poster. The guidelines were developed by the Recycling Ag Plastics Project (RAPP), a Cornell University-based initiative, and were printed in collaboration with the Northeast Waste Management

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EPA to Strengthen Oversight of Pesticide Impact on Children and Farmworkers

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to strengthen its assessment of pesticide health risks. EPA’s proposal would include a more thorough assessment of risks to workers, including farmworkers and farm children, as well as risks posed by pesticides that are not used on food. The agency

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2010 TPSA Annual Conference Announced

St. Louis, MO – The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) has set February 21-23, 2010 for the 10th annual conference on Pesticide and Ag Plastics Stewardship to be held in Savannah, Georgia. Bask in southern hospitality as you connect, interface and learn from the leaders of industry, state

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