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Pesticide Regulatory Education Programís (PREP) FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemption Program Training Resource

May 2013

Welcome to the FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemption Program training resource developed by UC Davis Extension through the PREP Cooperative Agreement funded by EPA.

This online training resource will assist states or federal agencies to determine when it is appropriate to request a Section 18 emergency exemption from EPA and what a complete application includes. Other stakeholders in this process will find this resource helpful to better understand the purposes and processes of the Section 18 program.

PDF versions of the training modules.

Table of Contents

  • Navigation
  • Introduction
  • Module 1:
    Options to Address Critical Pest Situations
  • Module 2:
    Section 18s in Detail
  • Module 3:
    Significant Economic Loss
  • Module 4:
    Application Requirements
  • Module 5:
    EPA Review and Decision Process
  • Module 6:
    Reporting and Recordkeeping
  • Module 7:
    Repeat Requests and Recertifications
  • Module 8:
    Interactive Review
  • Applicability in Indian Country
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