Chapter 22 - STANDARDS FOR OUTDOOR APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES BY POWERED EQUIPMENT IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE OFF-TARGET DEPOSITION

  1. § 026-22-1 - EXEMPTIONS
  2. § 026-22-2 - STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR PESTICIDE APPLICATIONS
  3. § 026-22-3 - STANDARDS FOR AERIAL APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES
  4. § 026-22-4 - GENERAL STANDARDS FOR OFF-TARGET PESTICIDE DISCHARGE AND RESIDUE
  5. § 026-22-5 - VARIANCES FROM STANDARDS
  6. § 026-22-6 - EMERGENCIES

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

SUMMARY: These regulations establish procedures and standards for the outdoor application of pesticides by powered equipment in order to minimize spray drift and other unconsented exposure to pesticides. The primary purpose of these regulations is to implement the legislative mandate of the Board, as expressed by 7 M.R.S.A. §606(2)(G), to design rules which "minimize pesticide drift to the maximum extent practicable under currently available technology."

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
January 1, 1988
AMENDED:
October 2, 1996
EFFECTIVE DATE (ELECTRONIC CONVERSION):
March 1, 1997
AMENDED:
September 22, 1998 - also converted to MS Word
January 4, 2005 - filing 2004-603 affecting Section 3.B. II.(iii)
January 1, 2010 by request of agency in filing 2009-252
June 12, 2013 - filing 2013-135 (Emergency major substantive)
CORRECTIONS:
February, 2014 - formatting
AMENDED:
September 11, 2014 - Section 6, filing 2014-164
5/24/2015 - filing 2015-075 (Final adoption, major substantive)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 7 M.R.S.A. §606(2)(G):

22 M.R.S.A. §1471-M(2)(D)

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