The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is tasked with assessing and managing the risks posed by pesticides in the state of California. If the pesticide poses an unacceptable risk, the DPR must first implement one of several risk management strategies before choosing to deny or cancel a pesticide registration. Read on to learn more about the DPR’s risk management implementation.
Monthly Archives: August 2016
California’s Rigid Plastic Packaging Container (RPPC) law imposes several source reduction, reusability, and recycling compliance requirements on product manufacturers to minimize plastic waste disposal and maximize use of recycled postconsumer plastic. Under the RPPC program, manufacturers are given several compliance options with which to meet with these requirements. Read on to learn more.
The Emergency Regulation for Measuring and Reporting Water Diversions, adopted by the State Water Board of California, implements the new water diversion measuring and reporting requirements authorized by Senate Bill 88. Read on to learn more about the Regulation’s key provisions.
The North Coast Instream Flow Policy, implementing Water Code Section 1259.4, promotes the maintenance of adequate instream flows and emphasizes protection of native fish populations and their habitats. The policy framework establishes several principles that applicants may choose to implement through regionally protective criteria, site-specific criteria or alternative criteria. Read on to learn more.