TITLE

New EPA regs hinder pesticide applicators

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Amanda
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Texas Agriculture Magazine;3/4/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a new pesticide permitting requirement which is set to release on April 6, 2011 by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the mandate of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It states that TCEQ will provide a 90-day temporary permit to all applicators, but immediate action will be required for compliance. According to Jay Bragg, Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) associate director, the permit has a system for reporting and compliance.
ACCESSION #
59220866

 

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