CropLife America and RISE 2011 Science and Regulatory Spring Conference, April 7, 2011
Seven areas of concern are discussed, including:
- Using Screening Methods To Set Legally Enforceable Water Quality Standards
- Data Acceptability Requirements Between OPP and OW Are Not Adequately Addressed
- Key Issues Regarding Use of Plant Data Are Not Adequately Addressed
- Stated Criteria For Evaluation of Methodologies Are Inconsistent
- Implementation and Uses of Methodologies Under FIFRA - CWA Inadequately Addressed
- Use of Predicted or Estimated Values
- Use of Unqualified Data and Requirement For Minimum Data Set
Results are compared to water quality data for Acetochlor in Minnesota from 2004 to 2009.
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