May

    Removing Roadblocks to TSCA Reform Legislation

    12 PM EDT

    Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion with a group of experts and advocates on the best ways to remove the obstacles that remain to advancing legislation that would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 

    For several years, a lively debate has occurred in and around Capitol Hill searching for ways to revive TSCA through various legislative amendments that have been introduced with the goal of invigorating and adding credibility to EPA’s chemical regulatory program. A bipartisan bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate, and the expectation of activity in the House of Representatives, demonstrate momentum for revamping the nation’s central chemical control legislation during the current session.  Negotiators claim to have narrowed the areas of disagreement to a few key areas such as preemption of state regulatory programs and funding of federal programs.

    This panel discussion will include experts in the field from the public and private sectors and the NGO community who will identify and examine practical and foreseeable ways in which TSCA reform advocates on all sides of the issue can envision a “win-win”. 

    Moderator:
    Larry Culleen, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, DC

    Speakers:
    Richard Denison, Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC
    Alexandra Dunn, Executive Director and General Counsel, Environmental Council of the States, Washington, DC
    Terry Medley, Global Director of Corporate Regulatory Affairs, DuPont, Washington, DC
    Michael Walls, Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council, Washington, DC

    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program.
    You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

     

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    Removing Roadblocks to TSCA Reform Legislation

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    May 04, 2015

    2015-05-04T12:00:00-04:00 2015-05-04T13:30:00-04:00 Removing Roadblocks to TSCA Reform Legislation

    Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion with a group of experts and advocates on the best ways to remove the obstacles that remain to advancing legislation that would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 

    For several years, a lively debate has occurred in and around Capitol Hill searching for ways to revive TSCA through various legislative amendments that have been introduced with the goal of invigorating and adding credibility to EPA’s chemical regulatory program. A bipartisan bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate, and the expectation of activity in the House of Representatives, demonstrate momentum for revamping the nation’s central chemical control legislation during the current session.  Negotiators claim to have narrowed the areas of disagreement to a few key areas such as preemption of state regulatory programs and funding of federal programs.

    This panel discussion will include experts in the field from the public and private sectors and the NGO community who will identify and examine practical and foreseeable ways in which TSCA reform advocates on all sides of the issue can envision a “win-win”. 

    Moderator:
    Larry Culleen, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, DC

    Speakers:
    Richard Denison, Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC
    Alexandra Dunn, Executive Director and General Counsel, Environmental Council of the States, Washington, DC
    Terry Medley, Global Director of Corporate Regulatory Affairs, DuPont, Washington, DC
    Michael Walls, Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council, Washington, DC

    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program.
    You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

     

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