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Pesticides

EPA Announces the November 19-22, 2019, FIFRA SAP Public Meeting and Requests Nominations of Ad Hoc Expert Reviewers

For Release: August 14, 2019

On August 13, 2019, EPA published a Federal Register notice announcing the 4-day, public, in-person meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider and review the Approaches for Quantitative Use of Surface Water Monitoring Data in Pesticide Drinking Water Assessments. The location of the 4-day, public, in-person meeting will be announced on the FIFRA SAP website.

The Agency also announced the request for nominations of prospective candidates for service as ad hoc reviewers to assist the FIFRA SAP for this meeting. Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified individuals to be considered as prospective candidates. Nominations should be provided to the Designated Federal Official (DFO) on or before September 12, 2019.

The FIFRA SAP serves as a primary scientific peer review mechanism of EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention and is structured to provide scientific advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on pesticides and pesticide-related issues as to the impact of regulatory actions on health and the environment.

Additional information may be found in the docket, on the FIFRA SAP website, or by contacting the DFO, Tamue L. Gibson (gibson.tamue@epa.gov or 202-564-7642).