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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK49 Publication ID: Spring 2019 
Title: ●Pesticides; Agricultural Worker Protection Standard; Revision of the Application Exclusion Zone Requirements 
Abstract:

EPA is considering proposed changes to the requirements in the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) to simplify the application exclusion zone (AEZ) and entry restrictions for enclosed space production.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 170   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 to 136y Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-worker-safety  
Sectors Affected: 111 Crop Production; 111421 Nursery and Tree Production; 113110 Timber Tract Operations; 113210 Forest Nurseries and Gathering of Forest Products; 11511 Support Activities for Crop Production; 115112 Soil Preparation, Planting, and Cultivating; 115114 Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning); 115115 Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders; 115310 Support Activities for Forestry; 325320 Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing; 541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services; 541712 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); 813311 Human Rights Organizations; 813312 Environment, Conservation and Wildlife Organizations; 813319 Other Social Advocacy Organizations; 813930 Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ryne Yarger
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 605-1193
Email: yarger.ryne@epa.gov

Jeanne Kasai
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code PYS1162,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 308-3240
Fax:703 308-3259
Email: kasai.jeanne@epa.gov