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Contacts for Pesticide Topics

General and Consumer Information: Hotlines, docket, publications, Freedom of Information Act, pesticide use data reports, integrated pest management in schools, Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program, advisory committees

Health and Safety: pesticides on food, worker safety and training, using pesticides safely, public health issues, emergency information

Environmental Effects: endangered species, water, air, soil, food chain, ecological risk assessments

Pesticide Regulation: registering pesticides, antimicrobial pesticides, biopesticides, pesticide producing establishments, registration review, adverse effects reporting, storage & disposal, pesticide tolerances

Science and Policy: policy and guidance, test guidelines, models and databases