Issue Date: June 7, 2010
EPA Proposes Pesticide Permit
EPA has released a draft pesticide permit that sets the stage for a debate about what pesticide spraying activities on or near water will be required to obtain permits under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The action comes in response to a 2009 court ruling that requires such permits for pesticides discharged into U.S. waters. The ruling overturned a 2006 EPA rule, which excluded pesticides that comply with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & . . .
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