Tag: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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NPMA advises PMPs to take action for Farm Bill

May 23, 2018 By
The National Pest Management Association reports that the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. Read more»

Why the Farm Bill matters to PMPs

May 9, 2018 By
Why should pest management professionals (PMPs) care about the 2018 Farm Bill? If enacted as currently written, the Farm Bill would reinforce the exclusive authority of states to regulate the sale and use of pesticides. You may think Congress already... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Associations weigh in on the Amazon-EPA FIFRA settlement

March 23, 2018 By
In February, Amazon agreed to pay $1.2 million in administrative penalties to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to settle a case involving online sales, and the distribution of, imported pesticides not registered for sale in the United States. The... Read more»
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Working Within California’s Strict Environmental Parameters to Manage Ants

May 19, 2015 By
Like many pest management professionals (PMPs) with years of experience, Willie Payne decided to take his industry knowledge (38 years of it) and use it to start his own company. That was in 2006, with three employees and one office... Read more»
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RoadTrip Roundup: AMCA Showcases Mosquito Control Technologies

May 12, 2015 By
Nearly 1,000 mosquito control professionals gathered in New Orleans for the 81st annual meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), which took place March 29 through April 2. The conference featured exhibits, poster sessions about mosquito biology, scientific lectures... Read more»
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The USFS Presents its Annual Termiticide Report for 2014

For a termiticide to reach the American market where it’s available for purchase by pest management professionals (PMPs), it must be federally registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Chemical manufacturers wishing to register their products as a termiticide... Read more»

NPMA Provides Regulatory, Legislative Update

November 5, 2014 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) provided at PestWorld 2014 a regulatory and legislative update. Gene Harrington, NPMA’s vice president of Government Affairs, and Marcia Duke, NPMA’s director of Regulatory Affairs, examined the issues that have had, or are having,... Read more»

Difference Maker: David Naffziger, DHN Solutions LLC

July 14, 2014 By
Tell us about your new organization: When BASF consolidated its Specialty Products Division in Raleigh, N.C., in January 2013, my wife and I agreed we didn’t want to relocate from St. Louis. I wasn’t ready to retire, and my wife... Read more»

Difference Maker: Norman Goldenberg, Terminix

February 1, 2013 By
How many years have you now been in the industry? The year 2013 will mark 52 years that I have been in the pest management and lawn care businesses. Over the years, how has the industry changed when it comes... Read more»

Changes to Rodenticide Labels will Fortify Control Measures

April 12, 2012 By and
Editor’s note: This is part one of a six-part rodent management series. The recent revisions to rodenticide product labels — the second in the past several months — is the culmination of more than a year of dialogue among the... Read more»