- See the Comments section of Beyond Pesticides Watchdogging webpage for information on
recent EPA policies concerning the use of mosquito pesticides.
- ***Action Alert*** Pesticide-Clothing
For Adults and Kids Lack Health Warnings (8/2/04)
- Comments Needed: EPA
Draft Pesticide Reregistration Notice on 'Labeling Statements on Pesticides
Used for Adult Mosquito Control' (5/7/04). SEE BEYOND PESTICIDES ACTION ALERT and SAMPLE
LETTER. The recommendations
in the draft PR Notice apply only to products labeled for wide-area
application of adulticides (not larvicides) by ground or aerial equipment,
typically as ULV sprays or fogs, and not to home and garden use products
which may list mosquitoes on the label. Comments are due to the EPA
under Docket ID number OPP-2004-0018 on or before July 27, 2004.
of Season Alert (11/03)
Statement and Guidance on Application of Pesticides to Waters of the
United States in Compliance with FIFRA (9/15/03) EPA is seeking
public comment by October 14, 2003 on an interpretation of the Clean
Water Act (CWA) that would allow pesticides, including those used
for mosquito control, to be exempt from CWA permitting requirements.
Docket No. OW-2003-0063. Read Beyond
Pesticides' EPA Comments, Action
22 Daily News story, and comments
by the Chemical Connection, a group that represents chemically sensitive