The Pesticide Control Program protects public health and the environment through regulation of pesticide use, sale, and distribution in Alaska.
*For complaints regarding pesticides, please see our How to Report a Pesticide Problem fact sheet or contact us at 800-478-2577 (in state).
Many uses of pesticides require the applicator to be certified and licensed with the State. For more information, please see our Certification and Training page.
Permits & IPM
2 Public Notices
Notice 1: The Alaska Division of Agriculture has applied to ADEC for a permit to apply herbicide to control invasive elodea in various lakes in the Anchorage area. Public comments are due by May 22, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Notice 2: The Homer Soil and Water Conservation District has applied to ADEC for an amendment to their existing permit to apply herbicide to control invasive elodea in various lakes in the Kenai Peninsula area. Public comments are due by June 6, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
See the Public Notice page for more information on these applications.