Sylvia Heaton, Aquatic Biologist Water Division Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

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Purview over use of pesticides to surface waters of thestate (Rule 97

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Uses of Pesticides to Surface Waters of the State Regulatory Authority and Process for Authorization Sylvia Heaton, Aquatic Biologist Water Division Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

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MDEQ Regulatory Jurisdiction Regarding Mosquito Control R 323.1097 Jurisdiction over utilization of pesticides to surface waters of the state (Rule 97 – Michigan Water Quality Standards) Draining and filling of floodplains and waters of the state, including wetlands Enforcing the prerequisites that cutoff mosquito rearing natural surroundings in scrap tires (Part 169, Scrap Tires) Facilities secured by National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) licenses

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Application of Pesticides to Surface Waters of the State Inland Lakes and Impoundments Drains Great Lakes Rivers and Streams Wetlands

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Catch Basins Vernal Pools Lagoons and Retention Basins

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Rule 97 of the Michigan Water Quality Standards "The use of materials for water asset administration ventures in accordance with state statutory arrangements is not subject to the norms endorsed by these guidelines, yet all activities should be assessed and affirmed by the commission ( office) before application"

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General Rule 97 Certification of Approval Authorizing Mosquito Control in Surface Waters 1. Approval to apply certain pesticides under a general affirmation 2. Candidates must agree to the arrangements of the general accreditation Applicants must present a marked and finish application

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Integrated Pest Management Approach to Mosquito Control * Education and effort * Surveillance of mosquito species * Source decrease to diminish the open door for reproducing in urban territories * Pesticide application to slaughter preadult stages * Adulticiding to murder grown-ups to additionally lessen the rearing populace

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Draining and filling of floodplains and waters of the state, including wetlands is not a worthy approach for controlling mosquitoes

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Scrap Tires * Part 169 of Act 451, NREPA * Limit potential for rearing living space NPDES allowed offices * Must apply for a Water Treatment Additive Approval under NPDES allow

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Who ought to apply? Any element that will apply pesticides to surface waters for the control of mosquito hatchlings and pupae Entity is characterized as one of the accompanying: * Owner of property or bottomland proprietor * Lake board built up under Part 309, (Inland Lakes Improvement Act 451) * State or nearby government or agent acting under expert of state law * Person with composed approval to follow up for the benefit of one of the above

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How would it be advisable for one to apply? * Contact Water Division, MDEQ and ask for an application A connection will be given on the state West Nile Virus site www.michigan.gov/westnilevirus to get to the application online * Submit a marked and finish application to MDEQ * General Rule 97 Certification approval can be confirmed online * Individual Rule 97 Certifications will get notice by means of a letter from the MDEQ

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