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August 22, 2017

  • Comment Period Open on Ad hoc Candidates for the November 2017 Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) - Pesticide News Story

May 22, 2017

  • Proposals Requested for Cooperative Agreement to Train Healthcare Providers - Pesticide News Story

December 20, 2016

  • EPA Prohibits 72 Inert Ingredients from Use in Pesticides - Press Announcement 

December 1, 2016

  • Register for December 13 Webinar on Cockroaches in Schools - Pesticide News Story
  • Draft Risk Assessments Now Open for Comment - Pesticide News Story

November 18, 2016

  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Malathion Assessment - Pesticide News Story

October 31, 2016

  • Register for November 15 Webinar on Developing a Comprehensive School IPM Plan - Pesticide News Story

October 13, 2016

Deadline Extended: EPA Solicits Proposals for a Cooperative Agreement for Pesticide Applicator Education and Training - Pesticide News Story

October 3, 2016

  • Register for October 18 Webinar on Managing Bats Effectively in Your School District - Pesticide News Story

September 28, 2016

  • Comment Period for Sulfonylurea Herbicides Extended - Pesticide News Story

September 27, 2016

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for a Cooperative Agreement for Pesticide Applicator Education and Training - Pesticide News Story

September 7, 2016

  • Register for September 20 Webinar on Protecting Students from Mosquitoes & Zika Virus at School - Pesticide News Story

September 2, 2016

  • New EPA Guidance for Antimicrobial Pesticide Products to Combat Emerging Viral Pathogens - Pesticide News Story

August 23, 2016

  • Tribal Pesticide Program Council Meeting – October 4-5, 2016 - Pesticide News Story

July 20, 2016

  • Updated Work Plan for United States – Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council - Pesticide News Story

June 21, 2016

  • EPA Celebrates Pollinator Week; Encourages Pollinator Protection Every Day - Pesticide News Story
  • Antimicrobial Data Requirements Training Videos, 40 CFR Part 158W - Pesticide News Story

June 15, 2016

  • Updated Method for Establishing Economic Minor Use Available for Comment - Pesticide News Story

June 14, 2016

  • Scheduled Website Maintenance Will Impact Pesticide Submission Portal July 4th Weekend - Pesticide News Story

June 13, 2016

  • Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides; 5th Interagency Workshop on Joint Interim Approaches to NAS Recommendations  - Pesticide News Story

June 10, 2016

  • Tribal Pesticide Program Council Meeting – June 21-22, 2016 - Pesticide News Story

June 7, 2016

  • Draft Guidance on Managing Pesticide Resistance - Pesticide News Story

June 2, 2016

  • EPA Releases Draft Triazine Ecological Risk Assessments for Comment - Pesticide News Story

May 23, 2016

  • EPA and PMRA to Release New Harmonized Product Chemistry Templates - Pesticide News Story

May 20, 2016

  • EPA Plans to Standardize Manufacturers’ Enhanced Incident Reporting for Pet Spot-on Products; Seeks Nine Registrants for Pilot and Public Comment on Template - Pesticide News Story

May 17, 2016

  • EPA Seeks Comment on Proposal to Register the Insecticide Sulfoxaflor for Reduced Use - Pesticide News Story

May 6, 2016

  • Requests for Proposals for Two Cooperative Agreements for Pesticide Safety Projects to be Re-Issued Soon - Pesticide News Story

May 3, 2016

  • Expanding Opportunities for Minor Crops: Final Rule to Revise Crop Grouping - Pesticide News Story

May 2, 2016

  • Updated Registration Review Schedule Now Available - Pesticide News Story

April 28, 2016

  • Register for Upcoming Webinars on School Integrated Pest Management - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Decision to Register Dicamba for Use on Genetically-Engineered Crops - Pesticide News Story
  • Clarification on Registration Instructions for May 5, 2016, Endangered Species Assessments Webinar - Pesticide News Story

April 26, 2016

  • Draft Risk Assessments for Five Pesticides, Including Aldicarb and Coumaphos, Available for Public Comment - Pesticide News Story

April 22, 2016

  • Save the Date & Register for Technical Webinar on Recently Released Endangered Species Assessments  - Pesticide News Story

April 18, 2016

  • Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Meeting May 18-19, 2016 - Pesticide News Story

April 13, 2016

  • Register for April 19 Webinar on Vertebrate Turf Pests on School Grounds - Pesticide News Story

April 7, 2016

  • EPA Announces Updated Guidance for Antimicrobial Pesticide Products Intended to Combat Emerging Pathogens - Pesticide News Story 

April 6, 2016

  • EPA Releases Draft Biological Evaluations of Three Chemicals’ Impacts on Endangered Species - Pesticide News Story

April 5, 2016

  • EPA Recognizes National Healthy Schools Day; Encourages Smart, Sensible, Sustainable Approach to School Pest Control - Pesticide News Story

April 1, 2016

  • EPA Seeks Comment on Proposed Decision to Register Dicamba for Use on Genetically-Engineered Crops - Pesticide News Story

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March 25, 2016

  • Register for March 30 Public Meeting on Updating the Coordinated Framework for Regulation of Biotechnology -  Pesticide News Story

March 21, 2016

  • EPA Observes National Poison Prevention Week and Urges Public to Store Common Household Products out of Children’s Reach -  Pesticide News Story

March 17, 2016

  • New EPA Guidance for Testing Pesticides Will Reduce Animal Testing - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Awards $500,000 to Help Reduce Children’s Exposure to Pesticides - Press Release

March 7, 2016

  • EPA toma pasos firmes para prevenir envenenamientos y proteger a los trabajadores del paraquat - Press Release

March 4, 2016

  • Register for March 15 Webinar on IPM for Turf on School Grounds -  Pesticide News Story

March 3, 2016

  • EPA Takes Strong Steps to Prevent Poisonings and Protect Workers from Paraquat - Press Release

March 1, 2016

  • EPA Moves to Cancel the Insecticide Flubendiamide - Pesticide News Story

February 25, 2016

  • Register for March 9, 2016 Public Meeting on Updating the Coordinated Framework for Regulation of Biotechnology - Pesticide News Story

February 23, 2016

  • Phase 2 of Pesticide Submission Portal: Expanded Functionality for Electronic Submission of Pesticide Applications to EPA - Pesticide News Story

February 19, 2016

  • EPA and PMRA Update Templates Used for Submission of Pesticide Residue Chemistry Data - Pesticide News Story

February 18, 2016

  • New Requirements to Address Corn Rootworm Resistance to Bt Corn - Pesticide News Story

February 17, 2016

  • Register for February 23 Webinar on Pest Prevention by Design in Schools - Pesticide News Story

February 10, 2016

  • EPA Announces Updated Draft Efficacy Protocol for Copper Surface Sanitizer Products - Pesticide News Story
  • Preliminary Imidacloprid Pollinator Risk Assessment Technical Briefing Webinar Slated for February 18 - Pesticide News Story

February 1, 2016

  • Save the Date--March 9 & 30, 2016: Public Meetings on Updating the Coordinated Framework for Regulation of Biotechnology - Pesticide News Story

January 29, 2016

  • EPA Revises Antimicrobial Pesticide Data Requirements Guidance–Pesticide Use Site Index - Pesticide News Story

January 28, 2016

  • EPA Posts List of Pesticides Registered to Combat Varroa Mites in Bee Hives - Pesticide News Story

January 15, 2016

  • EPA Opens Public Comment Period on the First of Four Preliminary Risk Assessments for Insecticides Potentially Harmful to Bees - Pesticide News Story

January 14, 2016

  • Insect Repellents Can Protect Against Dengue - Pesticide News Story

January 6, 2016

  • EPA Releases the First of Four Preliminary Risk Assessments for Insecticides Potentially Harmful to Bees - Press Release

January 4, 2016

  • EPA Signs Cooperative Agreement with UC Davis to Develop Pesticide Safety Resources - Pesticide News Story

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December 30, 2015

  • EPA Releases Preliminary Risk Assessment for Tetrachlorvinphos - Pesticide News Story

December 29, 2015

  • Final Rule Will Clarify and Improve the Transparency of Ingredients in Minimum Risk Pesticide Products - Pesticide News Story

December 21, 2015

  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Pesticide Applicator Certification Rule - Pesticide News Story

December 18, 2015

  • EPA Launches Pesticide Worker Protection Dashboard - Pesticide News Story

December 17, 2015

  • EPA Registers Biochemical Pheromone to Combat Invasive Sea Lamprey - Pesticide News Story

December 11, 2015

  • Supporting Documents for Endangered Species Biological Evaluations Now Available - Pesticide News Story

December 10, 2015

  • Tribal Pesticide Program Council Meeting – January 13-14, 2016 - Pesticide News Story

November 24, 2015

  • Bed Bugs in Schools – EPA Webinar, December 15 - Pesticide News Story

November 23, 2015

  • SmartLabel Webinar Scheduled for December 9 - Pesticide News Story

November 16, 2015

  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Pesticide Applicator Certification Rule - Pesticide News Story

November 13, 2015

  • Cancellation Order Issued for Sulfoxaflor - Pesticide News Story

November 6, 2015

  • EPA Published information on Secondary Containers and Service Containers for Pesticides - Pesticide News Story

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October 30, 2015

  • EPA Proposes to Revoke Chlorpyrifos Food Residue Tolerances - Pesticide News Story

October 22, 2015

  • Public Meeting on the Coordinated Framework on Biotechnology - Pesticide News Story

October 21, 2015

  • Writing an IPM Policy for your School District – EPA Webinar on November 10 - Pesticide News Story

October 9, 2015

  • EPA Signs Cooperative Agreement with the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs to Support Farmworker Training - Pesticide News Story
  • New Website on Endangered Species and Pesticides - Pesticide News Story

October 8, 2015

  • Biopesticides Website Updated - Pesticide News Story

October 7, 2015

  • EPA Launches New Pesticides Website - Pesticide News Story

October 6, 2015

  • EPA Signs Cooperative Agreement with UC Davis Extension for Tribal Pesticide Program Support - Pesticide News Story

October 1, 2015

  • Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Meeting October 21-22, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

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September 30, 2015

  • EPA Preliminary Risk Assessments for Seven Organophosphates - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Registers New Biochemical Miticide to Combat Varroa Mites in Beehives - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Releases Draft Risk Assessments for 22 Sulfonylurea Herbicides - Pesticide News Story
  • Revised PRIA Fee Schedule for Pesticide Registration Applications Effective October 1, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

September 28, 2015

  • EPA Updates Standards to Increase Safety and Protect the Health of America’s Farmworkers/Revised standards give farmworkers health protections under the law similar to those already afforded to workers in other industries - Press Announcement
  • EPA Updates Standards to Increase Safety and Protect the Health of America's Farmworkers - Pesticide News Story

September 24, 2015

  • Managing Head Lice in Schools - EPA Webinar, October 20 - Pesticide News Story

September 8, 2015

  • EPA to Host Disinfection Hierarchy Workshop and Webinar - Pesticide News Story

September 1, 2015

  • Electronic Submission now Available for Pesticide Applications as of September 1, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

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August 28, 2015

  • How to Conduct a Pest Assessment at Your School – EPA Webinar, September 21 - Pesticide News Story

August 24, 2015

  • Save the Dates: 2015-2016 Webinars on Sustainable Pest Control in Schools - Pesticide News Story
  • Public Comment Period Now Open for EPA's Certification and Training Proposal - Pesticide News Story

August 20, 2015

  • EPA Updates Pesticide Label Review Manual Chapter 17: Net Contents/Net Weight Statement - Pesticide News Story

August 13, 2015

  • San Francisco Bay Area Endangered Species Litigation Revised Settlement Agreement – Center for Biological Diversity v. EPA - Pesticide News Story

August 5, 2015

  • EPA Proposes Stronger Standards for People Applying the Pesticides with the Greatest Risk/ Improved training and minimum age requirements for certified applicators will help protect people and the environment - Press Announcement

July 30, 2015

  • Pesticide Cumulative Risk Assessment: Framework for Screening Analysis, Available for Comment - Pesticide News Story

July 28, 2015

  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Antimicrobial Pesticide Data Requirements Use Site Index - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Product Performance Test Guidelines - Pesticide News Story

July 23, 2015

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for a Project to Analyze and Present the Economics of Integrated Pest Management in Schools - Pesticide News Story

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July 22, 2015

  • Announcing Phase 2 of the SmartLabel Pilot Program - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA's Proposal to Protect Bees from Acutely Toxic Pesticides - Comment Period Extension - Pesticide News Story

July 1, 2015

  • EPA Proposes to Cancel Some Uses of an Insecticide Commonly Used for Residential, Industrial and Commercial Purposes/The agency found unacceptable risks to human health when sprayed indoors - Press Announcement
  • Proposed Guidance: Pesticide Use Site Index for Antimicrobial Data Requirements - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Webinar on Proposed Pesticide Use Site Index - Pesticide News Story

June 30, 2015

  • EPA Releases Screening Results of Endocrine Disruptor Screening for 52 Pesticide Chemicals - Pesticide News Story

June 25, 2015 

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for a Project to Increase Schools' Adoption of Integrated Pest Management Using Educational Networks - Pesticide News Story

June 24, 2015 

  • EPA’s Risk Management Approach to Identifying Options for Protecting the Monarch Butterfly Available for Comments - Pesticide News Story

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June 23, 2015 

  • EPA Solicits Comments on Use of High-Throughput Assays and Computational Tools in Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program - Pesticide News Story
  • San Francisco Bay Area Endangered Species Litigation Proposed Settlement Agreement – Center for Biological Diversity v. EPA - Pesticide News Story

June 17, 2015  

  • EPA Solicits Comment on Draft Product Performance Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Agents - Pesticide News Story

June 15, 2015 

  • EPA Celebrates Pollinator Week; Encourages Pollinator Protection Every Day - Pesticide News Story

June 4, 2015 

  • EPA's Updated Science Policy on Testing Antimicrobial Cleaning Products for Eye Irritation Will Further Reduce Animal Testing - Pesticide News Story

May 28, 2015

  • EPA Takes Strong Steps to Better Protect Bees from Pesticides - Pesticide News Story

May 27, 2015

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for Development of Pesticide Safety Materials - Pesticide News Story

May 21, 2015

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for Field Implementation Meeting Support Cooperative Agreement - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Amends Solicitations for Pesticide Safety Cooperative Agreements  - Pesticide News Story

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May 20, 2015

  • Managing Pests in Schools Website Updated - Pesticide News Story

May 19, 2015

  • White House Announces a National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Announces Registration of Nanosilver Pesticide Product - Pesticide News Story

May 15, 2015

  • Notice for Registrants of Pesticide Products - Pesticide News Story

May 14, 2015

  • EPA Responds to Citizen Petition for a Ban on Triclosan - Pesticide News Story

May 8, 2015

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for a Funds Distribution Program for Pesticide Safety Education - Pesticide News Story

April 30, 2015

  • EPA Issuing Interim Guidance Concerning Antimicrobial Data Requirements - Pesticide News Story

April 29, 2015

  • Keeping Your School Free of Stinging Insects – EPA Webinar, May 19 - Pesticide News Story

April 24, 2015

  • EPA Solicits Proposals for the National Farmworker Training Cooperative Agreement - Pesticide News Story

April 23, 2015

  • Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Meeting May 14 -15, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

April 17, 2015

  • EPA Seeks Comment on Change to XML Format for Pesticide Product Information System - Pesticide News Story

April 7, 2015

  • EPA Solicits Applications for Technical Support for the Tribal Pesticide Program Council - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Recognizes National Healthy Schools Day; Encourages Smart, Sensible, Sustainable Approach to School Pest Control - Pesticide News Story

April 3, 2015

  • Distribution of Certain Mouse and Rat Control Products Ends - Pesticide News Story

April 2, 2015

  • Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides – 4th Interagency Workshop on Joint Interim Approaches to NAS Recommendations - Pesticide News Story
  • EPA Announces It Is Unlikely to Approve New Outdoor Neonicotinoid Pesticide Uses - Pesticide News Story

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March 25, 2015

  • EPA Responds to Petition on Nanoscale Silver Regulation - Pesticide News Story

March 20, 2015

  • Contending with Vertebrate Pests around Schools – EPA Webinar, March 31 - Pesticide News Story

March 19, 2015

  • Poison Prevention Starts with You – Protect Your Kids and Pets - Pesticide News Story

March 17, 2015

  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Framework to Prevent Corn Rootworm Resistance - Pesticide News Story

March 16, 2015

  • Data Sharing Memorandum of Understanding between EPA and FDA - Pesticide News Story

March 13, 2015

  • EPA Extending Comment Period on Chlorpyrifos Risk Assessment until April 30, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

March 12, 2015

  • EPA Registers New Miticide to Combat Varroa Mites in Bees - Pesticide News Story

March 10, 2015

  • Nominations to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Open until April 16, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

March 9, 2015

  • EPA Reaches Settlement on Legal Challenge to Updated Data Requirements for Registration of Antimicrobial Pesticides - Pesticide News Story

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February 27, 2015

  • Poison Control and Pesticide Information Organizations Collaborate to Strengthen Pesticide Safety and Education - Pesticide News Story
  • Redesigned Website for Analytical Methods and Procedures for Pesticides Moved - Pesticide News Story

February 24, 2015

  • Updated Registration Review Schedule Now Available - Pesticide News Story

February 10, 2015

  • Dealing with Nuisance Birds around Schools -- February 24 - Pesticide News Story

February 5, 2015

  • Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Webinar: February 25, 2015 - Pesticide News Story

February 4, 2015

  • Collaborative Strategy on Bed Bugs Now Available - Pesticide News Story

February 3, 2015

  • New Blog Post - Farmers Shift Towards Biopesticides - Pesticide News Story

January 30, 2015

  • An Easier Way to Find Your Pesticide Program Contacts - Pesticide News Story
  • Minimum Risk Pesticide Web Information Updated and Expanded - Pesticide News Story
  • Pesticide Web Apps Now Available from NPIC - Pesticide News Story

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January 29, 2015

  • EPA Announces Voluntary Cancellation of Certain Methomyl Uses - Press Announcement

January 28, 2015

  • EPA Proposes Framework to Prevent Corn Rootworm Resistance - Pesticide News Story

January 22, 2015

  • Keep Rodents out of Your School – EPA Webinar, January 27 - Pesticide News Story

January 21, 2015

  • EPA Registers New Insecticide Alternative to Neonicotinoids, Safer for Bees - Pesticide News Story

January 20, 2015

  • NMFS Issues Final Biological Opinion for Three Pesticides - Pesticide News Story

January 9, 2015

  • New EPA Guidance Would Reduce Use of Lab Animals and Increase Relevant Acute Toxicity Data on Pesticides - Pesticide News Story

January 5, 2015

  • EPA Revised Chlorpyrifos Assessment Shows Risk to Workers - Press Announcement
  • EPA Awards PREP Grant to Washington State University - Pesticide News Story

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