EPA Presentation On The Pesticide Container And Containment Rule

ARA invites members and state regulators to join a conference call with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the Pesticide Container and Containment Rule on Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern. Nancy Fitz, EPA chemical engineer in the Office of Pesticide Programs, will present the Rule requirements and be available to answer industry questions.

The Pesticide Container and Containment Rule will affect registrants, agricultural retailers, commercial applicators, and custom blenders. The first compliance date for the rule is Aug. 17, 2009. The Rule’s major requirements include recordkeeping, dikes, inspections, load pads, container design and dispensing, and residue removal.

To RSVP, please send your name, company, and e-mail address to Carmen Haworth, ARA staff, at carmen@aradc.org by 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10. You will receive call details prior to the presentation.

More information on the Rule is available here. To download a brochure of key requirements, click here.

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