Pesticide News Story: Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee to Meet May 21-22, 2008
For Release: May 16, 2008
On May 21-22, 2008, EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) will hold a public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC). The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 21, from 9:00 am to 5:15 pm, and Thursday, May 12, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon in OPP’s first floor conference center at One Potomac Yard, 2777 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.
A draft agenda will be posted on EPA’s Web site. Agenda topics include sessions on Web-Based Labeling; Toxicity Testing; Harmonization/Update on Global Registration, Workshare, MRLs, and Activities with China; Registration Updates covering Registration, Reregistration, and Registration Review; OPP Resources; the PPDC Workgroup on PRIA (Pesticide Registration Improvement Act) Process Improvements; and Endangered Species. Time will be allocated on both days for public comment, and outside statements by observers are encouraged and welcomed. Each oral statement will, however, be limited to 3-5 minutes, and it is preferred that only one person per organization present a statement. Any person who wishes to file a written statement may do so before or after the meeting. Further information about PPDC is available on the Web page listed above.
Information on the location of EPA’s building and how to reach it by public transportation or car is available on the Web site.