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Tuesday, January 29 • 10:40am - 11:00am
(SYMPOSIA-09) Registering an Aquatic Pesticide - Documentation and Communication

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AUTHORS: Stephen R. Lantz, Kim T. Fredricks – USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

ABSTRACT: Aquatic pesticides are effective components to integrated pest management of aquatic invasive species and are regulated at the Federal and State levels. Registration of a new aquatic pesticide requires extensive documentation and frequent communication with regulatory agencies and resource managers. Coordination of research design with resource management agencies ensures maximum applicability of developmental study results. Well designed, executed and documented studies demonstrating efficacy and nontarget safety are critical to Environmental Protection Agency review. Regular communication with State and Federal regulators ensures concerns and requirements are addressed early in the process and increases the probability of achieving regulatory agency approval. Carbon dioxide shows promise as a control tool to prevent the spread of invasive fish, including Asian carps. Lessons learned from submission of a carbon dioxide registration package for use as an aquatic pesticide will be shared.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:00am
HOPE BALLROOM C