Subdivision 1. Authority. The commissioner shall adopt rules to implement and enforce this chapter including procedures addressing local control of pesticide regulation. Rules adopted under this chapter are part of this chapter and a violation of the rules is a violation of a provision of this chapter.
Subd. 2. Conformity with FIFRA. Rules adopted under this chapter:
(1) may not allow pesticide use that is prohibited by FIFRA; or
(2) relating to private applicators of restricted use pesticides and special local needs registrations, may not be inconsistent with the requirements of FIFRA.
Subd. 3. Pesticide use, handling, and disposal. The commissioner shall adopt rules to govern the distribution, use, storage, handling, and disposal of pesticides, rinsates, and pesticide containers.
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