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5 questions with Kevin Lemasters

November 6, 2018 By
Read about how Kevin Lemasters' town council position helps him with customer service at EnviroPest. Read more»

US Zika funding bill halted

June 29, 2016 By
UPDATED JULY 5 WITH LAST PARAGRAPH Just days after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.1 billion Zika funding package, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reports, Senate Democrats blocked the bill. The measure failed 52-48 in a procedural vote that... Read more»
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Mitchell becomes RANGER member

June 17, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine is proud to announce that Technical Editor Dr. Stuart Mitchell has achieved physician-medical corps membership status in the United States Regional And National Group Emergency Responders (RANGER). According to USRANGER.com, “United States Regional And National Group Emergency... Read more»
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NPMA attends overtime rule meeting

May 11, 2016 By
Last week, the policy staff of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) attended a meeting of the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity (PPWO) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This coalition is made up of more than 80 trade associations,... Read more»
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NPMA’s Taisey speaks to procurement pros

March 29, 2016 By
Allison Taisey, certification program manager for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), recently spoke on behalf of the pest management industry to more than 500 procurement professionals at the National Association of State Procurement Officials’ (NASPO’s) 29th annual How to Market... Read more»
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NPMA urges PMPs to write Congress

December 4, 2015 By
Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment from gross income from the year the equipment was purchased, rather than writing off the depreciation of the equipment over several years.... Read more»
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EPA proposes stronger RUP standards

August 10, 2015 By
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a pre-publication rule. Weighing in at 280 pages, it proposes stronger standards for commercial and private pesticide applicators who apply restricted-use pesticides (RUPs). Such standards include testing, certification and continuing education.... Read more»
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Mitchell adds diplomate designation

June 23, 2015 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine is proud to announce that Technical Editor Dr. Stuart Mitchell has been awarded Diplomate status with the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). The status is awarded based upon contributions to the CHS program... Read more»
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UPDATED: NPMA confirms release of White House Pollinator Plan

May 19, 2015 By
The following is a May 19 bulletin from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA’s) Policy Team. A PDF of the report can be downloaded here. As anticipated, the White House Task Force released the Pollinator Plan, which was embargoed for... Read more»
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Enviro-Serv to become Pestmaster Tampa

May 18, 2015 By
Enviro-Serv has formally signed the necessary franchise agreement with Pestmaster Services to control the Tampa Bay, Fla., pest market. Based in Reno, Nev., Pestmaster is a national franchisor with 30 locations — and a dominant player in the governmental contracts sector for pest... Read more»
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