Management Practices for Mitigating Off-Site Transport of Soil-Absorbed Pesticides

Summary

SCH Number
2006058279
Lead Agency
University of California, Berkeley
Document Title
Management Practices for Mitigating Off-Site Transport of Soil-Absorbed Pesticides
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/19/2006

Document Description
This feasibility-scale project will evaluate three management practices designed to reduce sediment-associated pesticide loss from agricultural fields. Beneficiaries potentially include agriculture stakeholders, including growers, water districts, industry, and residents.

Contact Information
Erin Amweg
University of California, Berkeley
Integrative Biology Department 3060 VLSB
Berkeley, CA 94720

Phone : (510) 684-6760

Location

Cities
Chico Davis Salinas
Counties
Butte Monterey Yolo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15262
Reasons for Exemption
This project is a feasibility and planning study. Small (< 1 acre) plots on three farms will be used only to test whether management practices are effective at mitigating pesticide loss to surface waters and whether they are suitable for potential widespread use.
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