November 30, 2011
TSCA Reform Series: Risk Management
This panel examined reform of EPA authorities to control the sale, distribution, releases and use of chemicals. Topics addressed included: standard of proof; the role of cost/benefit analysis; private firm obligations; approaches to new technologies such as nanotech; and role of downstream users of chemicals.
Linda Breggin, Senior Attorney and Director, Nanotechnology Program, Environmental Law Institute (moderator)
Thomas Cluderay, Assistant General Counsel, Environmental Working Group
Bill Rawson, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Ernie Rosenberg, President & CEO, American Cleaning Institute
Thomas Cluderay, powerpoint, TSCA Reform: Risk Management -- Perspective from the Public Interest Community"
Bill Rawson, powerpoint, "Risk Management: Some Considerations for TSCA Amendments"
Ernie Rosenberg, powerpoint, "Risk Management & Downstream Users"
An ELI Research Program Seminar
Additional sessions in the TSCA Reform Series may be accessed HERE.