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U.S. EPA: Public Meeting on New Chemicals Review Program Implementation

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Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Horizon Ballroom

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20004

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EPA will use your registration information solely for this event. We will not share your information with any third party. If you require special accommodations, please contact Monica Miller; telephone number: 202-564-6473; email address: miller.monica@epa.gov.

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EPA is holding a meeting to update and engage with the public on the Agency’s progress in implementing changes to the New Chemicals Review Program as a result of the 2016 amendments to TSCA, including discussion of EPA’s draft New Chemicals Decision-Making Framework. EPA will describe its review process for new chemical substances under the amended statute and interested parties will have the opportunity to provide input and to ask questions. The Agency plans to utilize the feedback it receives from the public meeting and comments received to improve policy and processes relating to the review of new chemicals under TSCA.

Read the Federal Register Notice.

What will be covered at the event

At the meeting, EPA will describe its review process for new chemicals under the amended statute and interested parties will have the opportunity to provide input on their experiences with the New Chemicals Review Program since the statute was amended and to ask questions. In addition, EPA will accept questions from the public in advance of the meeting, and will respond to these questions at the meeting as time allows, if such questions are received by November 20, 2017.

View the agenda.

Who should attend

This public meeting may be of interest to a wide range of stakeholders including chemical manufacturers, processors and users, consumer product companies, non-profit organizations in the environmental and public health sectors, state and local government agencies, and members of the public interested in the environmental and human health assessment and regulation of chemical substances.

Written comments

Written comments are also being accepted on http://www.regulations.gov. The Docket ID number is EPA–HQ–OPPT–2017–0585. EPA will accept written comments and materials submitted to the docket for the New Chemicals Review Program Implementation meeting on or before January 20, 2018. When submitting comments, please be as specific as possible, and please include any supporting data or other information.

This event is hosted by the EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.

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