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TSCA Reform at 2 Years

When:

September 24, 2018

Where:

Washington, DC


Presented by ABA SEER Committee on Pesticides, Chemical Regulation, and Right-to-Know; the Committee on Science and Technology; the American Chemical Society; and the Environmental Law Institute


An examination of EPA's many accomplishments, and occasional growing pains, experienced during the first two years implementing the 2016 "Lautenberg Amendments."

A panel of comprised of key participants in the development and implementation of the 2016 amendments were engaged in a lively discussion of the daunting effort required to meet the numerous deadlines imposed by the legislation and the many policy and legal challenges facing both the Agency and the public interest and regulated communities affected by  the Lautenberg amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act.  Key stakeholders held an unbridled conversation about their expectations and frustrations, and expressed their meditations on the future.

Panelists:
Carl Maxwell
, Manager Government Affairs, American Chemical Society (Moderator)
Michal Freedhoff, Minority Director of Oversight, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Julie Froelicher, Senior Manager, Regulatory & Technical Relations, Proctor & Gamble
Lynn Goldman, Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University; Assistant Administrator, EPA 1993 - 1998
Dimitri Karakitsos, Partner, Holland & Knight; formerly senior Republican staff, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Jeff Morris, Director, EPA, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
Bob Sussman,  Sussman & Associates; Policy Advisor to EPA Administrator 2009 – 2013