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TSCA Reform Series: Risk Management


November 30, 2011



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"
mp3 recording


An ELI Research Program Seminar


Additional sessions in the TSCA Reform Series may be accessed HERE.