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    Author(s): John W. Taylor
    Date: 2007
    Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2006. Proceedings RMRS-P-50. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 132-134
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The FQPA was designed to protect infants, children, and females from pesticides, and was effective immediately on signing by the president. The act requires review of ALL tolerances, and introduced the “risk cup” concept as a method for evaluating lifetime exposures to pesticides.

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    Taylor, John W. 2007. Pesticide related issues in forest tree nurseries. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2006. Proceedings RMRS-P-50. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 132-134

    Keywords

    FQPA, FIFRA, pesticide registration, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act

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