Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

October 1973


Originally we had the old Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) which involved Health, Education and Welfare, Interior, Food and Drug Administration but was administered by USDA. This has been changed by the passage of the Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act (FEPCA). Now in certain cases you will find that EPA is working through the States under the FEPCA law to develop policy. You will find EPA and the amended FIFRA will play a very important role in your business for several years.