Nominations to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Open until April 21, 2017

EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is currently accepting nominations for the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC). A federal advisory committee, PPDC provides advice and recommendations to the EPA on issues associated with pesticide regulatory development and reform initiatives, evolving public policy and program implementation issues, and science issues associated with evaluating and reducing risks from the use of pesticides.

To maintain the broad representation outlined in the PPDC charter, nominees will be selected to represent: federal, state, local, and tribal governments; pesticide industry and trade associations; pesticide users; grower and commodity groups; environmental and public interest groups; farm worker organizations; public health organizations; animal welfare groups; and academia. We seek highly qualified, racially and ethnically diverse candidates representing any of these groups.

Submit nominations by email with the subject line “PPDC Membership” to zimmerman.dea@epa.gov or by mail to Dea Zimmerman (LC-17J), US EPA, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL  60604.  

Nominations must be emailed or postmarked no later than April 21, 2017.

For additional information, including nomination requirements, please see the March 22, 2017, Federal Register notice.

If you have questions, contact Dea Zimmerman at the email above or call (312) 353-6344.

Learn more about the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee.

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