Secret Site Map
Sunday, April 19, 2015

Home News EPA’s OPP Office Director Announces Retirement

EPA’s OPP Office Director Announces Retirement

Debbie Edwards, director for the Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances at EPA, announced that after nearly 25 years with the agency she will be retiring.

| December 21, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Debbie Edwards, director for the Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPP) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, announced that after nearly 25 years with the agency she will be retiring. Edwards joined EPA in 1985 and will complete her tenure Jan. 14.

During her tenure at EPA, Edwards was involved in both the regulatory and science areas, including her service as director of the Registration Division and as associate director of both the Antimicrobials Division and Health Effects Division. Her leadership was instrumental to the Agency's success in meeting the ten-year FQPA deadline.
 

Top news

Family Believed to be Sickened by Pesticide at Virgin Islands Resort

A Delaware family is back home and in the hospital after getting sick while on vacation, due to possible exposure to methyl bromide.

Terminix Acquires Team Too Termite & Pest Control

Team Too, headquartered in Corona, Calif., has five offices throughout California and specializes in commercial and multi-family accounts.

Termidor SC Can Now Be Applied Up to Four Times Per Year

BASF announced the approval of new label use directions by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that allow Termidor SC termiticide/insecticide to be used up to four times per year.

Catseye Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Florida Office

The company's customers and other guests celebrated the one-year anniversary of Catseye's Bonita Springs, Fla., office.

Tick-Borne 'Bourbon Virus' Cause of Kansas Man's Death

Researchers have identified the cause of a Kansas farmer's mysterious death last summer.

x