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Project Title: Review of the Risk Assessment Process for Pesticides in the California EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation

PIN: DELS-BEST-13-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology

RSO:
Martel, Susan

Subject/Focus Area:
Environment and Environmental Studies


CalEPA's Pesticide Mtg. 1
April 8, 2014 - April 9, 2014
Joe Serna Jr. Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
Coastal Hearing Room
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Tamara Dawson
Email: tdawson@nas.edu
Phone:
Fax:


Agenda:

PUBLIC AGENDA

Tuesday, April 8

9:30
Welcome, Introductions, and Process for Open Session
Marion Ehrich, Committee Chair

9:50
Overview of Pesticide Regulation in California
Marylou Verder-Carlos, Assistant Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Brian Leahy, Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

10:30
Description of California’s Risk Assessment Process for Pesticides
Gary Patterson, Branch Chief
Carolyn Lewis, Associate Toxicologist
Sheryl Beauvais, Senior Toxicologist
Randy Segawa, Environmental Program Manager I
Svetlana Koshlukova, Staff Toxicologist
Andrew Rubin, Staff Toxicologist, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

12:00
Lunch

1:00
Continue with risk assessment presentations

2:30
Statement of Task and Expectations of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Marylou Verder-Carlos, Assistant Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Brian Leahy, Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

3:30
Open Microphone for Public Comment
Each speaker has a maximum time limit of 5 minutes. Accompanying written materials are encouraged.

4:30
Adjourn Public Session


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Marion Ehrich (Chair)
Brenda Eskenazi
Roberta Grant
Robert Hollingworth
Matthew Keifer
Chensheng (Alex) Lu
Joseph Rodricks
David Stone
and Jeffrey Wolt.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
1. Standard NRC discussion of policies, procedures, conflict of interest, and bias
2. Interpretation of the statement of task
3. Topics and speakers for next meeting
4. Draft report outline

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Cal/EPA Pest-6. Gary Patterson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
PowerPoint Presentation
April 4, 2014
Leahy, B. and M. Verder-Carlos. 2014. Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Health Risk Assessment Process: Part 1 – Overview of Pesticide Regulation in California

Cal/EPA Pest-7. Gary Patterson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
PowerPoint Presentation(s)
April 4, 2014
a. Patterson, G. 2014. Description of California’s Risk Assessment Process for Pesticides
b. Lewis, C.M. 2014. Toxicology Profile and Hazard Identification
c. Beauvais, S. 2014. Pesticide Exposure Assessment Overview
d. Segawa, R. 2014. Air Monitoring
e. Beauvais, S. 2014. Occupational and Residential Exposure to Pesticides
f. Koshlukova, S. 2014. Dietary Exposure Assessment and Risk Characterization
g. Rubin, A.L. 2014. Uncertainty and variability in risk assessment: The “Risk Appraisal” section

Cal/EPA Pest-8. Gary Patterson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
PowerPoint Presentation(s)
April 7, 2014
Verder-Carlos, M. 2014. Tasks and Expectations of the Risk Assessment Process Review by NAS

Cal/EPA Pest-9. Anne Katten, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
April 8, 2014
Public submission
Katten, A., S. Kegley, C. Cox, R. Gould, E. Marquez, M. Rotkin-Ellman, J. Sass, H. Wang, D. Wigmore. 2013. Letter to California EPA and California DPR dated August 28, 2013.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 15, 2014