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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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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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