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Third Meeting of the Pesticide Spray Drift Workgroup

Third Meeting of the Pesticide Spray Drift Workgroup
Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee
U.S. EPA, (One Potomac Yard)
4th Floor Conference Room (South Bldg.) Room S-4370
2777 South Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA
September 6 & 7, 2006


Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006

9:00 a.m. Welcome - Jim Hanlon – EPA Office of Water (OW), Anne Lindsay – EPA Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP)

9:20 a.m. Meeting Overview - Anne Lindsay – EPA OPP

9:30 a.m. Drift Reduction Technology Report - Jay Ellenberger – EPA OPP

9:45 a.m. DRT report discussion with workgroup

10:00 a.m. Permethrin Case Study - OPP – Jacqueline Guerry, Dave Brassard, Kevin Costello

Overview of Permethrin

10:30 a.m. BREAK

Discussion of Agricultural and Public Health Uses

12:00 p.m. Public Comment

12:15 p.m. LUNCH

1:30 p.m. Labeling Considerations

Background Information on Labeling

2:00 p.m. Workgroup Charge & discussion

Breakout Groups

Menu of Measures for Reducing Drift/Labeling Worksheet

Charge question for breakout groups

2:45 p.m. BREAK

3:00 p.m. Breakout Groups meet

5:30 p.m. Adjourn

6:30 p.m. Dinner Venue


Thurdsay, Sept. 7, 2006

8:30 a.m. Recap of yesterday’s meeting

8:40 a.m. General discussion of Breakout Group process

9:00 a.m. Breakout group discussions continue

10:15 a.m. BREAK

10:30 a.m. Breakout Group reports & Plenary Discussion

10:45 a.m. Aerial application

9:15 a.m. Ground (horizontal) boom application

9:45 a.m. Airblast application

10:00 a.m. BREAK

10:20 a.m. Public health & area wide programs

10:50 a.m. Discuss recommendations with workgroup

11:45 a.m. Next steps

12:00 p.m. Public comment

12:15 p.m. LUNCH

1:30 p.m. Discuss next steps for spray drift labeling

1:45 p.m. NPDES Rule Update - Allison Wiedeman, EPA-OW, Chief, Water Permits Division

2:00 p.m. Update on the June PPDC meeting - Training Programs Update, Farm workers & drift issues, Anne Lindsay (OPP)

2:15 p.m. Group discussion

2:30 p.m. Next steps for Spray Drift WG

3:00 p.m. Adjourn

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