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TPSA Releases Training Materials for Cleaning Pesticide Containers

In May 2008, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations published Guidelines on Management Options for Empty Pesticide Containers. These guidelines establish the FAO ideals for empty pesticide container management and provide instructions for emptying and rinsing smaller containers that can be held in

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The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) Elects 2011 Leaders

St. Louis, MO—The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) recently elected officers for 2011. The group also elected two board of director positions and elected the chairman. New officers include President Cary Hamilton, New Mexico Department of Agriculture; Vice President Sandra Keil, Earth 911; and Secretary Brad Bittleston, Interstate

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12th Annual Pesticide Stewardship Conference

Network, participate and learn from movers and shakers who are making a difference in pesticide stewardship and the management of agricultural plastics. SAVE THE DATES Wednesday, February 8th – Thursday, February 9th, 2012 TPSA Board meeting on February 7th, Tuesday afternoon Sessions begin Wednesday morning and run

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Farm in Washington State Fined $200,200 for BuryingHazardous Wastes

YAKIMA – After lengthy investigations, the state departments of Ecology and Agriculture have issued penalties totaling $200,200 to a Grandview, Wash., farming partnership for violating dangerous waste and pesticide management laws. The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has issued a civil penalty of $165,000 to Double H

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New Website Provides a Central Resource for Information on Pesticide Stewardship

For Immediate Release Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Contact: Lee Van Wychen Science Policy Director National & Regional Weed Science Societies [email protected] 202-746-4686 Paul W. Borth President Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section Entomological Society of America [email protected] 317-337-3592 Barbara J. Christ President American Phytopathological Society [email protected] 814-865-2541     RALEIGH,

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EPA Issues Draft NPDES Pesticides General Permit

On June 4, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of a draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) pesticide general permit (PGP) for point source discharges from the application of pesticides to waters of the United

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