Department of Pesticide Regulation
Brian R. Leahy
Director
  Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Governor
 
 
July 10, 2013
 
  ENF 13-15
 
TO:
County Agricultural Commissioners
 
SUBJECT:
UPDATES TO VOLUME 3, RESTRICTED MATERIALS AND PERMITTING, PESTICIDE USE ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM STANDARDS COMPENDIUM-1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE PESTICIDES (FIELD FUMIGANT) RECOMMENDED PERMIT CONDITIONS
 

This letter announces the availability of, and summarizes updates to, Volume 3, Restricted Materials and Permitting, one of eight volumes of the Pesticide Use Enforcement Program Standards Compendium. Updates are enclosed and are also available online at the link provided below. Please have your staff begin using these updates as soon as possible. Hard copies of the updates will not be distributed.

To print the revised portions of the manual, select from the enclosures or go to http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/enforce/compend/vol_3/rstrct_mat.htm. It is recommended the sections be printed back-to-back, where applicable. For best results, print each chapter and appendix separately. Remove the old sections from the manual and insert the new sections:

  • Volume 3 – Restricted Materials and Permitting Updates, Replacement Page Instructions, June 2013
  • Appendix C.7 – Soil Fumigations
    • Updated table of contents due to page renumbering of subsection C.7.2; no other changes made
  • Appendix C.7, Subsection C.7.1 – 1,3-Dichloropropene Pesticides (Field Fumigant) Recommended Permit Conditions
    • Reformatted the entire subsection
    • Added information including reference to maximum allowable amount per acre, website address for California management plan, renamed part 7.1.2 section to “Restrictions for Occupied Structures”, revised entry into application block, added a tarp perforation/removal section, and reformatted and consolidated the application factor (AF) table.
  • Appendix C.7, Subsection C.7.2 – Metam Sodium, Metam Potassium, and Dazomet Field Soil Fumigation Recommended Permit Conditions
    • Updated Overview only due to page renumbering; no other changes made

If you have any questions, please contact the Enforcement Branch Liaison assigned to your county.

 
Sincerely,
 
 
Original Signature by:
 
George Farnsworth
Chief, Enforcement Branch
916-324-4100

 
Enclosures:
Replacement Page Instructions, PDF (20kb)
Section C.7 Soil Fumigations, PDF (26 kb)
Subsection C7.1 and C7.2 Overview, PDF (101 kb)
 

cc:    Mr. Joe Marade, DPR Agricultural Commissioner Liaison
         Enforcement Branch Liaison

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