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State / Federal Regulations

  • The LHPWG constantly monitors proposed regulations, including regulations that impact both specialty pesticide and fertilizer products.
  • In 2018, the LHPWG submitted our comments concerning the proposed changes to the "Violations Matrix" of Title 3, Division 4 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to, Ms. Brittnie Sabalbro, Associate Governmental Program Analyst for the CDFA.
  • In 2018, the LHPWG submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) concerning revisions to the Guidance for Pesticide Registrants on Notifications, Non-Notifications and Minor Formulation Amendments.
  • In 2017, the LHPWG submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Regulatory Policy and Management in response to Executive Order 13777, ‘‘Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.’’
  • In 2016, the LHPWG submitted comments to the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Pesticide Programs, their Office of Regulatory Policy and Management and their Office of Waste Water Management.
  • In 2016, the LHPWG submitted comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on the nitrogen loading assumptions utilized in the Long Island Nitrogen Loading Model for the Long Island Sound.
  • In 2016, the LHPWG submitted two sets of comments to the Citrus County Commissioners concerning the proposed modifications to the Citrus County Fertilizer ordinance.
  • In 2015, the LHPWG submitted comments to the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Office concerning their Draft NPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems in Massachusetts.
  • In 2015, the LHPWG submitted comments to the Oregon Department of Agriculture opposing the 100% pesticide registration fee increase.
  • In 2015, the LHPWG submitted comments to Region 1 of the Environmental Protection Agency, expressing our concerns about the scientific foundation of the proposed Phosphorus TMDL for Vermont Segments of Lake Champlain.
  • In 2014, the LHPWG contracted with Environmental & Turf Services, Inc. (ETS), to evaluate the water modeling performed by the USEPA in Region 1. We also asked them to provide expert comments to Region 1. We submitted their report “Comments on Draft NPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems in Massachusetts.”
  • In 2013, the LHPWG submitted comments on nutrient use policy to regional government organizations such as the Cape Cod Commission in Massachusetts, and the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan Working Group in New York.

The documents listed on this page were submitted to government entities and are a matter of public record. If you would like a copy of any one of these documents please submit a request to tdevine@thehcpa.org.