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TSCA Reform -- Four Years Later

When:

June 24, 2020
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Where:

Webinar only

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This event is free and open to the public but registration is required by JUNE 22.

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An ELI, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Co-Sponsored Conference

This conference marks the fourth Toxic Substances Control Act Annual Conference, expanding upon TSCA: Three Years Later, TSCA Reform at 2 Years and TSCA Reform: One Year Later. Leading panelists will reflect on the accomplishments and challenges since the implementation of the 2016 Lautenberg Amendments and where the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) stands today.

Panelists will dive into a host of topics, including the current impacts of TSCA on science policies, challenges faced by industry, and the impacts of TSCA on regulatory policies especially those concerning ensuring compliance and enforcement. Join ELI, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, leading experts, and distinguished keynote speakers in a day-long exploration of the issues and regulations surrounding TSCA.

 

AGENDA
9:30 - 9:45 AM

Welcome and Overview of Forum: Speaker TBA...

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Morning Keynote Discussion: Speaker TBA...

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Panel 1: TSCA Implementation: Where Are We Now?
How has TSCA been applied over the past four years since the enactment of the 2016 Lautenberg Amendments? What impact has the implementation of TSCA had on the regulatory, environmental, political, and corporate sectors? Expert panelists will explore TSCA litigation, the status and next steps concerning “first 10” chemicals risk evaluations and regulations, and the next steps for the “next 20” chemical risk evaluations. Additionally, panelists will share how to promote public safety and corporate responsibility, including the treatment and classification of confidential business information (CBI), in accordance with TSCA.

  • Speakers TBA...
11:45 - 12:30 PM

Lunch Break

12:30 - 1:00 PM

Luncheon Keynote: Speaker TBA...

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Panel 2: Science Policy Issues
What are the numerous impacts of TSCA on science policy? Expert panelists will explore chemical prioritization and risk evaluation, efforts to update risk evaluation reporting, chemical data reporting and its use in assessments, testing of new and existing chemicals, updates to chemical category documents reflecting current scientific and assessment approaches, and more.

  • Speakers TBA...

2:30 - 2:45 PM

Break

2:45 - 4:15 PM

Panel 3: Regulatory and Policy Issues
What are the regulatory and policy issues EPA is considering as it implements the amended TSCA? Leading panelists will explore reporting and labeling requirements, current and potential future compliance standards, enforcement laws and policies, and the role of TSCA in upholding environmental justice.

  •  Speakers TBA...
4:15 - 4:30 PM Concluding Remarks
   

Materials:
Materials will be posted as they are received...

 

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