Tune in to eXtension.org for a mosquito prevention and management webinar that addresses techniques that can be applied around your homes and communities. The webinar will take place on Thursday, June 13 at 10 a.m. central time. Visit this link for more information. Or copy and paste this web address into your browser:
It’s FREE! See you on the web!
For those of you compiling cost data regarding the NPDES process, here is a very easy way to submit it to the AMCA. South Atlantic Regional Director of AMCA Henry Lewandowski is continuing to urge us to all respond. Click on http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PYKKX5K to input your data.
“Again, your assistance is urgently requested. The AMCA cannot help without the individual attention of all members/organizations! Thank you for your cooperation.
American Mosquito Control Association
South Atlantic Regional Director
Chatham County Mosquito Control
65 Billy B. Hair Drive
Savannah, GA 31408
We have a new legislative update and request from Henry Lawandowski of the AMCA. The AMCA needs to hear from you on how much this permitting burden costs, and how it has caused programs to shrink in control efforts or stop doing control completely! Please click on the link below and act now!
AMCA Needs Cost Information To Defeat NPDES!
The following message was sent to us by the AMCA’s South Atlantic Regional Director Henry Lewandowski. He states that the U.S. Congress is renewing efforts to rescind the NPDES/Clean Water Act requirements that apply to mosquito control. He then encourages folks in mosquito and vector control to take action. Here is his message:
On March 4th a group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced H.R. 935, The Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013. This bill would amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA) to clarify Congressional intent and eliminate the requirement of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the use of pesticides already approved for use under FIFRA.
This legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives on March 31, 2011 as H.R. 872, The Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011. Additionally, it advanced … Read More »
It is Bed Bug Awareness Week this week, and the National Pest Management Association has released results from the 2013 Bugs Without Borders Survey conducted by the University of Kentucky. Click HERE to read all the details.