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Implementing the 2016 TSCA Amendments- Progress & Prognosis
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Format:
In-Person
Date:
February 22, 2017
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
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Sponsor(s):

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
Pesticide, Chemical Regulation, and Right-To Know
Committee

Co-Sponsors: Special Committee on Congressional Relations, Environmental Law Institute, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Implementing the 2016 TSCA Amendments- Progress & Prognosis
February 22, 2017
12:00 pm -2:00 pm EST
Non-CLE webinar/ In person meeting

The in person event will be held at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer's  Washington, DC location. More information will be provided upon registration.

For those participating in the webinar, upon registration you will receive connection information.

Program Overview:

Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion with a group of experts and advocates during which we will review EPA’s progress in implementing the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The effect that the change in Administrations may have and the oversight role of the new Congress will be covered by an expert panel. The panel also will discuss the regulatory actions EPA has taken, those the Agency is required to still take during 2017, and how EPA’s efforts reflect priorities and deadlines under the amended statute. The topics reviewed will include recent regulatory proposals issued pursuant to the amended Section 6(a) of TSCA. The status of the proposed prioritization and risk evaluation rules, the Inventory rule involving “active” and “inactive” designations, and the scope of risk evaluations EPA will undertake on the first 10 existing chemicals selected for review under the amended statute also will be evaluated for their legal and policy implications.

Moderator:           
Larry Culleen, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Panelists:
Lynn Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jonathan Black, Senior Policy Advisory, Senator Tom Udall
Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Richard Denison, Lead Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Mark Greenwood, former director of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics at the EPA, Greenwood Environmental Counsel PLLC
Irene Hantman, Verdant Law, PLLC
Jim Jones, Former Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Martha Marrapese, Partner, Wiley Rein
Ernie Rosenberg, President Emeritus and Advisor, American Cleaning Institute
Robert Sussman, Counsel for Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
Mike Walls, Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council

You must pre-register to participate.

Please note, your registration is not complete until you hit the Process Now button.

This program will not offer CLE.

  • List Price: $20.00
  • Sponsor Member Price: Free
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