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This section of the webpage contains information regarding pesticide safety issues of significant interest or impact for PSEPs, or the stakeholders they serve. Information is archived for future reference.

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EPA Launches Modernized Design for the Environment Logo for Disinfectant and Other Antimicrobial Products

This original post was published by EPA on May 12, 2022. Click here for more information. Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new, modern Design for the Environment (DfE) logo that will appear on antimicrobial products like disinfectants and sanitizers within the next year. EPA’s DfE logo helps consumers and commercial […]

EPA Announces Virtual Environmental Modeling Public Meeting on Endangered Species; Calls for Abstracts

This original announcement was published by the EPA on May 10, 2022. Click here for more information. On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a virtual Environmental Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM) to engage with stakeholders on EPA’s recently released Endangered Species Act Workplan, with a focus on mitigation strategies. The EMPM is […]

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EPA Shares Data on Chitosan Salts for Public Comment

This original post was published on May 6, 2022. Click here for more information. Today, in support of transparency and sound science, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making available for comment two aquatic toxicity reports related to the ongoing rulemaking in response to a petition to add chitosan to the minimum risk pesticide exemption list. […]

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EPA Issues Notice of Intent to Suspend the Herbicide DCPA

This announcement was published by the EPA on April 29, 2022. Click here for more information. Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a notice of intent to suspend (NOITS), which when effective, will prevent the sale, distribution, and use of the technical-grade product containing the pesticide dimethyl tetrachloroterephthalate (DCPA). Technical-grade products are […]

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EPA Holds Virtual Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Meeting in May

This original announcement was published by the EPA on April 27, 2022. Click here for more information. EPA will hold a virtual public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) on May 25-26, 2022. Meeting topics will include: EPA’s response to recommendations made by the PPDC at the October 2021 meeting on managing pesticide […]