Seminars & Webinars: July 2016

July 2016

Chemical Control Regulations in Asia and the Americas, July 5, 2016, Cologne, Germany

Acta Senior Regulatory Consultant Michael S. Wenk, M.S.,  presented “Chemical Management in Central and South America”.

 

WEBINAR—The Story of TSCA Reform, July 14, 2016, 2:30 p.m. EDT

An Environmental Law Institute (ELI) Seminar and Webinar.

ELI to examined the unique history of TSCA reform, and we heard from people and organizations critical to its ultimate success. Speakers shared insight from the road to reform and fielded questions from the audience.

Panelists:
John Pendergrass, VP of Programs & Publications, Environmental Law Institute (moderator)
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell PC
Sarah Brozena, Senior Director of Regulatory & Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council
Richard Denison, Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
David Goldston, Director of Government Affairs, Natural Resources Defense Council (invited)
Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention, US EPA
David J. McCarthy, Chief Counsel, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Senator Tom Udall, US Senate (D-NM)

WEBINAR -- The New TSCA Series Webinar 2: Impacts on New Chemical Programs, July 14, 2016, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Chemical Watch complimentary webinar series on the "new" TSCA.  The second webinar, “The New TSCA: Impacts on New and Existing Chemicals Programs,” took a deeper dive into the profound changes that the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (Lautenberg) makes to TSCA Sections 4, 5, and 6. Panelists include:

Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta; 

Richard A. Denison, Ph.D., Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; 

Charles M. Auer, Charles Auer & Associates, LLC, former Director of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA);

Oscar Hernandez, Ph.D., Senior Regulatory Chemist, Acta, former Director of the Risk Management Division in OPPT; and 

Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Senior Chemist, Acta, former senior staff scientist in OPPT and leader of EPA's Green Chemistry Program.


 
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