Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Proposed Changes

Meeting with Grower Organizations to Provide an Overview of the

Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Proposed Changes

UF-Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC)

700 Experiment Station Rd., Lake Alfred, FL 33850

April 3, 2014, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM


9:30 AM- 9:40 AM Welcome & Introductions

Kelly Friend, Chief, Bureau Compliance Monitoring

9:40 AM- 10:25 AM WPS Rule Changes Presentation

Richard Pont, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs

10:25 AM- 10:35 AM Break

10:35 AM- 11:30 AM Question & Answer Regarding the WPS Rule Proposals

11:30 AM- 11:45 AM Comment Submission Process

Regulations.gov and other options

How to provide effective comments that are more

likely to have impact

Richard Pont, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs

11:45 AM- 12:00 PM Wrap-Up

Hosted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency. For more information, contact Sonia Cotto-Febo at 386-418-

5523 or sonia.cotto@freshfromflorida.com.


Mary Beth Henry

Small Farms/Pesticide Licensing

Extension Agent II, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

1702 HWY. 17 S, Bartow, FL 33830
NOTE NEW PHONE NUMBER 863.519.1049  Fax: 863.534.0001
Previous number 863.519.8677 x 110 will be phased out soon

mbhenry@ufl.edu     http://polksmallfarms.com http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu/ 

No Farmers No Food


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