Tennessee Pesticides regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Tennessee Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (TIFRA), Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 43-8-101 to TCA 43-8-206

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Tennessee Application of Pesticides Act of 1978 (TAPA), TCA 62-21-101 to TCA 62-21-206

Hazardous waste pesticides:

Listed wastes: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 0400-12-01-.02

Farmer exemption: Rule 0400-12-01-.03(1)(a)(6)

Restricted use pesticides: Rule 0080-09-02-.01 to Rule 0080-09-02-.12 and Rule 0080-09-04-.08

Private applicator certification: Rule 0080-09-02-.03(3)

Commercial applicator certification: Rule 0080-09-02-.03(4) and Rule 0080-09-04-.08

Categories: Rule 0080-09-02-.05

Pesticide dealers: Rule 0080-09-02-.08

Recertification: Rule 0080-09-02-.06

Aerial pesticide application: TCA 43-8-301 to TCA 43-8-315, Rule 0080-09-03-.01, and Rule 0080-09-03-.02

Commercial pest control operator licensing: Rule 0080-09-02-.04 and Rule 0080-09-04-.01 to 0080-09-04-.12

License categories: Rule 0080-09-04-.04

Qualifications: Rule 0080-09-04-.01

Examination: Rule 0080-09-04-.03

Other requirements: Rule 0080-09-02-.04, Rule 0080-09-04-.06, and Rule 0080-09-04-.07

Worker Protection Standard (WPS) training: Rule 0080-09-05-.01 to 0080-09-05-.04

Definition of farm labor contractor: Rule 0080-09-05-.01

WPS trainer requirements: Rule 0080-09-05-.03

Notice to farm labor contractors: Rule 0080-09-05-.04

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit: Rule 0400-40-10-.01 to 0400-40-10-.03

Regulatory Agencies

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)

Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) Consumer and Industry Services Division Pesticide Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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