Pesticide News Story: Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Meets June 15, 2006
For Release: June 2, 2006
On Thursday, June 15, 2006, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EPA's Office of Pesticide
Programs will hold a public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC).
Prior to the PPDC meeting on June 13 and 14, the PPDC work groups will meet on the
following schedule: Tuesday, June 13, meeting of the PPDC Work Group on Spray
Drift/NPDES from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday morning, June 14, a meeting of
the PPDC Worker Safety Work Group will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and a
meeting of the PPDC Performance Measures Work Group will also be held from 9:00 a.m.
to 12:00 p.m. On Wednesday afternoon, June 14, the PPDC Consumer Pesticide
Label Improvement Work Group will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and a meeting
of the PPDC PRIA Process Improvement Work Group will also meet from 1:00 p.m. to
4:00 p.m. All meetings will be in the lobby level Conference Center of the
Potomac Yards building, located at 2777 S. Crystal Drive (One Potomac Yard),
Arlington, Virginia. For directions, please go
A draft agenda is posted on EPA's web site at http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ppdc/. Agenda topics for the June 15 meeting include:
- Report from each of the PPDC Work Groups (Spray Drift and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES); Worker Safety; Performance Measures; Consumer Pesticide Label Improvement; and PRIA Process Improvements.
- Program updates on registration, reregistration and tolerance reassessment, and a presentation on the impaired water body data pilot program with the Office of Water.
- Brief update on human studies
- Discussion of Enhancements to the incident data base.