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New Mexico Department of Agriculture FY20 Multipurpose Grant

03-11-2020 - Used for Consolidated Pesticide Enforcement Agreements (only one with this one now) - State, territorial, and tribal agencies participating in this cooperative agreement program receive funds to support and strengthen their pesticide compliance programs, including pesticide compliance monitoring, inspection and enforcement activities. Grantees must conduct activities related to: (1) Basic Pesticide Program; (2) Pesticide Worker Safety: Worker Protection Standard; (3) Worker Safety: Pesticide Applicator Certification; (4) Pesticides in Water; (5) Product Integrity; (6) Border Compliance. Grantees also must choose one additional programmatic areas from the following: (1) Pick-List Program Area: Fumigation and Fumigants; (2) Spray Drift; (3) State and Tribal Coordination and Communication; (4) Emerging Public Health Pesticide Issues. . These activities include inspections and observations at pesticide application sites to ensure user compliance with label directions and acceptable use practices; inspections of pesticide products at producing facilities and in the retail marketplace to ensure industry compliance with registration, classification and labeling requirements; and initiation of appropriate enforcement action when violations are detected including civil and criminal prosecution, stop sale orders, seizures, recalls and warning notices.