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In this issue – calls for submissions on a dichlorvos reassessment and a new seed treatment; HSNO Monitoring Report 2014 released; STOS lodges marine consent application; update on EPA Notices.

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Submit on Epichloë fungi

We are inviting submissions on an application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi. Epichloë endophytes could improve the resistance of cereal plants to insect pests, fungal diseases and droughts.

Submit on Epichloë fungi

Submit on PredaSTOP

Public submissions are invited on the EPA’s reassessment application for PredaSTOP. PredaSTOP is a Vertebrate Toxic Agent (VTA), containing para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP), used to control stoats and feral cats.

Submit on PredaSTOP

Seismic survey quick tips

As the seismic survey season gets underway, see our quick tips to help operators comply with the rules.

Seismic survey quick tips

Submit on Poncho Votivo

Public submissions are invited on an application to import Poncho Votivo, an insecticide for use as a seed treatment in wheat, maize, forage brassicas and grass seed.

Submit on Poncho Votivo
Public submissions are invited on an application to import Poncho Votivo, an insecticide for use as a seed treatment in wheat, maize, forage brassicas and grass seed.

Submit on dichlorvos

Submissions are invited on EPA's reassessment of dichlorvos - an organophosphate insecticide used to control insect pests across the agricultural, horticultural, biosecurity and public health industries, and in domestic settings.

Submit on dichlorvos
Submissions are invited on EPA's reassessment of dichlorvos - an organophosphate insecticide used to control insect pests across the agricultural, horticultural, biosecurity and public health industries, and in domestic settings.

0800 HAZSUBS

We have a new 0800 number and email address for EPA hazardous substances queries.

0800 HAZSUBS
We have a new 0800 number and email address for EPA hazardous substances queries.

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Read the November EPA Bulletin

21/11/2014

In this issue - Calls for submissions on a dichlorvos reassessment and a new seed treatment; HSNO Monitoring Report 2014 ; STOS lodges marine consent application; update on proposals for EPA Notices. Plus the latest application decisions and updates.

Have your say on fungi to protect cereal crops

20/11/2014

The EPA is inviting submissions on an application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi. Epichloë endophytes could improve the resistance of cereal plants to insect pests, fungal diseases and droughts.

Submission sought on application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi – APP202236

20/11/2014

Public submissions are invited on an application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi. Epichloë endophytes could improve the resistance of cereal plants to insect pests, fungal diseases and droughts.

Submissions sought on EPA’s reassessment of PredaSTOP – APP202323

18/11/2014

Public submissions are invited on the EPA’s reassessment application for PredaSTOP. PredaSTOP is a Vertebrate Toxic Agent (VTA), containing para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP), used to control stoats and feral cats.

Read the November EPA Bulletin

21/11/2014

In this issue - Calls for submissions on a dichlorvos reassessment and a new seed treatment; HSNO Monitoring Report 2014 ; STOS lodges marine consent application; update on proposals for EPA Notices. Plus the latest application decisions and updates.

Have your say on fungi to protect cereal crops

20/11/2014

The EPA is inviting submissions on an application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi. Epichloë endophytes could improve the resistance of cereal plants to insect pests, fungal diseases and droughts.