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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK49 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Pesticides; Agricultural Worker Protection Standard; Revision of the Application Exclusion Zone Requirements 

EPA is considering proposed changes to the requirements in the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) to clarify and simplify the application exclusion zone (AEZ) requirements.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final 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
Action Date FR Cite
Notice  07/22/2019  84 FR 35054   
NPRM  11/01/2019  84 FR 58666   
Final Rule  09/00/2020 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0543
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:   Public Comment URL:  
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

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