DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT: ROADSIDE PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. INTERIM REPORT. VOLUME 1
The environmental risks associated with the use of seven herbicides and three insecticides comprising a portion of the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT's) roadside pest management program were assessed. The materials were classified as EPA Category 3 or 4, signifying minimal toxicity. Although the chemicals used may pose a threat to environmental components in some situations, the manner in which they are used combined with the small roadside area treated mitigates the effects and treatment such that the risk is insignificant. This document contains recommendations including guidelines and mitigation measures for mechanical, chemical, cultural, and biological methods for TxDOT's use in developing an integrated pest management program. This volume, Volume 1, contains the interim report. Volume 2 contains Appendix A and Volume 3 Appendix B.
- Research study title: Environmental Concerns in Maintenance: A Proactive Initiative. Published April 1993; revised November 1994, April 1995, and August 1995.
Arlington, TX United States 76011
Austin, TX United States 78763-5051
- Hauser, D S
- McCully, W G
- Publication Date: 1995-8
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 180 p.
- TRT Terms: Environmental impact statements; Guidelines; Herbicides; Insecticides; Pest control; Recommendations; Risk assessment; Roadside; Toxicity; Vegetation control
- Subject Areas: Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Research; Safety and Human Factors; I61: Equipment and Maintenance Methods;
- Accession Number: 00720283
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: TX-94/1933-2, Volume 1, Res Rept 1933-2, Vol 1, TTI: 7-1933
- Contract Numbers: Study 7-1933
- Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
- Created Date: Apr 25 1996 12:00AM