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Pesticides in ground water--Park County, Wyoming, 1997

Cheryl A Eddy-Miller

Pesticides in ground water--Park County, Wyoming, 1997

by Cheryl A Eddy-Miller

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Wyoming -- Park County,
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- Wyoming -- Park County,
  • Groundwater -- Wyoming -- Park County -- Quality

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPesticides in ground water, Park County, Wyoming, 1997
    Statementin cooperation with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
    SeriesUSGS fact sheet -- FS-097-98, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-98-097
    ContributionsWyoming. Dept. of Agriculture, Wyoming. Dept. of Environmental Quality, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15236265M

    Wyoming's groundwater and streams are routinely monitored for pesticides. In order to balance the use of pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides) with the protection of water resources, the Wyoming Department of Agriculture began a project to sample groundwater in , in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey. Vulnerability of Goshen County ground water to pesticide contamination (Wyoming Water Research Center, written commun., ). Although these standards do not apply to private domestic wells, they do provide a reference as to the acceptable amount of chemicals in drinking water.

    Pesticides in Ground Water - Sheridan County, Wyoming, Fact Sheet By: Cheryl A. Eddy-Miller (Prepared by) and Jodi R. Norris. The Wyoming Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Geological Survey have sampled the State’s groundwater and surface water for pesticides since Details of the sampling efforts can be found in publications and on the web. Wyoming Vulnerability Map This map shows a survey of Wyoming waters and vulnerabilities to water contamination.

    In , members of local, State, and Federal governments, as well as industry and interest groups, formed the Ground-water and Pesticide Strategy Committee to prepare the State of Wyoming's generic Management Plan for Pesticides in Ground Water. Part of this management plan is to sample and analyze Wyoming's ground water for pesticides. In , the U.S. Geological Survey, in . Flow Through Funding from WY DOT. None. Nursery Stock. W.S. to Chapter 16 – Nursery Stock Regulations. Pest Control Compact. W.S. to None. Pesticide Disposal. Created Through Budget. None. Pesticides In Groundwater Monitoring.


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Pesticides in ground water--Park County, Wyoming, 1997 by Cheryl A Eddy-Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

USGS Pesticides in Ground Water - Park County, Wyoming, USGS Pesticides in Ground Water - Park County, Wyoming, In cooperation with the Wyoming Department.

Get this from a library. Pesticides in ground water--Park County, Wyoming, [Cheryl A Eddy-Miller; Wyoming. Department of Agriculture.; Wyoming.

Department of Environmental Quality.; Geological 1997 book (U.S.)]. Publication type: Report: Publication Subtype: USGS Numbered Series: Title: Pesticides in Ground Water - Park County, Wyoming, Series title: Fact Sheet. Pesticides in Ground Water - Park County, Wyoming, In cooperation with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA) and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) U.S.

Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey USGS Fact Sheet September A comprehensive review of published information on the distribution and behavior of pesticides and their transformation products in ground water indicates that pesticides from every chemical class have been detected in ground waters of the United States.

Many of these compounds are commonly present at low concentrations in ground water beneath agricultural land.

Sincethe U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, has been sampling groundwater in Wyoming. Sampling of surface water for pesticides began in Groundwater and surface water data, maps, and reports, including fact sheets are available for each county.

Resources. Pesticides can contaminate groundwater. Pesticide contamination of groundwater is a subject of national importance because groundwater is used for drinking water by about 50 percent of the Nation's population. This especially concerns people living in the agricultural areas where pesticides are most often used, as about 95 percent of that.

Management of pesticide/groundwater State Management Plan (SMP) Worker Protection Standards (WPS) Training Pesticide Information: Crop Protection Reference State Resources: Pesticide Use Permitting in Wyoming; Pesticides and Wyoming Homeowners; Experimental Use Permit (EUP) Wyoming Statutes, Rules & Regulations; Forms & Applications.

Wyoming Environmental Pesticide Control Act of Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Wyoming Environmental Pesticide Control Act of ". Enforcing agency. This act shall be administered by the department of agriculture of the state of Wyoming, hereinafter referred to as the "department".

Included are County Attorney opinions, correspondence from state officials on county assessment rates, hearings on personal valuations, copies of ordinances from the City of Laramie on tax levies, petitions for rebates of taxes, correspondence on tax levies, state imposed levies, and proceedings of the Wyoming County Assessors.

Vulnerability of Goshen County ground water to pesticide contamination (Wyoming Water Research Center, written commun., ). Six of the 18 pesticides of focus and the two degradation products were detected in Washakie County (table 1).

Pesticides are chemicals designed to kill pests, including insects (insecticides), weeds (herbicides), and fungi (fungicides). The USGS assesses the occurrence and behavior of pesticides in streams, lakes, and groundwater and the potential for pesticides to contaminate our drinking-water supplies or.

The ground water in Crook County was ranked eleventh most vulnerable to pesticide contamination in Wyoming (Wyoming Ground-water and Pesticide Strategy Committee, ).

The vulnerability map for Crook County (fig. 2) (Hammerlink and Arneson, ) identifies shallow alluvial and terrace deposits as the most vulnerable in the county.

able on the occurrence of pesticides in Wyoming’s groundwater when the committee created the plan. From toa statewide baseline groundwater assessment. project collected and analyzed sam-ples for pesticides from wells in Wyoming. Of these pesticides, 74 percent.

were classified as herbicides, with the pesticide atrazine the. WEST 17th STREET | CHEYENNE, WY PH. • FAX Report a Spill: Get this from a library. Pesticides in ground water--Washakie County, Wyoming, [Cheryl A Eddy-Miller; Wyoming. Department of Agriculture.; Wyoming.

Department of Environmental Quality.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Licensing is conferred by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA), which enforces FIFRA and the state act in Wyoming. A Commercial Pesticide Applicator is a person sixteen (16) years of age or older who applies or supervises the application of any pesticide by other individuals, on property other than their own, for contract or hire.

Brochures. U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Wyoming District,by U.S. Geological Survey. 1 sheet, folded. (Condensed from Open-File. Inbaseline monitoring began in Fremont County. PESTICIDES IN GROUND WATER WYOMING'S PESTICIDE MANAGEMENT PLAN Pesticides in Ground Water - Fremont County, Wyoming, Each county was mation System was used to overlay Counties was conducted inand ranked based on the extent of cropland seven coverages describing hydro.

The ground water in Laramie County was ranked the sixth most vulnerable to to pesticide contamination in Wyoming. The vulnerability map for Laramie County (fig. 2) was created by the SDVC (Hammerlink and Arneson, ).

Complete the Wyoming Pesticide Applicator Certification Private Applicator Workbook. 2. Complete the Temporary/Seasonal Commercial Applicator License Application.

3. Complete an employer-verified training and attach a training agenda to the application for review as verification of training. 4. Send documents along with $25 license fee (not.Get this from a library! Pesticides in ground water: Big Horn County, Wyoming, [Wyoming. Department of Agriculture.; Geological Survey (U.S.);].

Pesticides in groundwater can contaminate drinking water and threaten the health of communities. How does this contamination occur and what should be done about this pressing problem? This new book uses a case-study approach to describe the discovery of the problem in four major agricultural states, to summarize the most recent data on the.