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Region 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Eight Tribal Nations.

Pest Management

EPA Partnership Programs

Forms partnerships with pesticide users to reduce the potential health and environmental risks associated with pesticide use and implement pollution prevention strategies.

EPA Multimedia Resources

Green Gardening and Pest Management
05/18/2009 | Tom Brennan of the Office of Pesticide Programs discusses safer and greener pest management.

Jardinería ecológica y el manejo de plagas (en español)
05/07/2009 | Clara Fuentes de la Oficina de Programas de Pesticidas discute el plan para el manejo integrado de plagas así como "pesticidas de riesgo reducido" en el mercado que resultan en un manejo de plagas más seguro y ecológico.

Pesticidas y seguridad de alimentos (en español)
04/08/2009 | Olga Odiott de la Oficina de Programas de Pesticidas de EPA discute el tema de los plaguicidas utilizados en los alimentos y los pasos a seguir para prevenir la exposición a los mismos.

Other EPA Resources

Integrated Pest Management
An effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of common-sense practices.

Other Resources

Integrated Pest Management for Urban Hotels: How to Reduce Pestilence and Create Healthier Facilities for Guests and Staff Exit EPA disclaimer
This guide is intended to help hoteliers learn about the latest pest control practices and products that minimize pest infestations and health risks to guests and staff. Specific recommendations are provided for bed bugs, rats and mice, cockroaches, ants and flies. Recommendations are also made for hiring and working with pest control contractors.


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