EPA Public Meeting Will Discuss Implementation of TSCA New Chemicals Program

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EPA Public Meeting Will Discuss Implementation of TSCA New Chemicals Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention will hold a public meeting on December 10 to engage stakeholders on implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) New Chemicals program. Specific topics for discussion include:

  • Update of the document “New Chemicals Decision-Making Framework: Working Approach to Making Determinations Under Section 5 of TSCA”
  • Case studies of how EPA uses key concepts in the Working Approach
  • Updates on confidential business information process improvements and clarifications
  • EPA’s ongoing efforts and progress to increase transparency

The meeting will be held at EPA’s William Jefferson Clinton East Building in Washington DC. It is open to the public free of charge and will also be webcast.

EPA is setting aside one hour during the meeting for the public to share their views on the topics under discussion. Online requests to speak at the meeting must be received by December 6. A November 20 Federal Register notice has details about the meeting.

Catherine Sprankle
Catherine Sprankle
Communications Specialist for NICEATM