FIFRA Hot Topics — A Conversation with Jim Aidala
This week, I sat down with Jim Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant at B&C and its consulting affiliate, The Acta Group. As a former Assistant Administrator in what is now the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Jim has a truly unique and exceedingly focused perspective on EPA and Congressional initiatives involving the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Unsurprisingly, the new (or not so new now) Administration has taken positions on key FIFRA issues that are quite different from those of the prior Administration. We cover pollinators, Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act of 2018 (PRIA 4) renewal, the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and a host of other FIFRA hot topics, reported as only Jim can describe, given his extraordinary experience and entertaining style.
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