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ACC VP of Regulatory and Technical Affairs Mike Walls outlined several ways that federal chemical assessments could be improved during testimony.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement today regarding the release of the report sent to the White House by an interagency Working Group as part of Executive Order 13650, “Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security.”
We are very disappointed that Congressman Waxman has chosen to offer changes to the CICA that serve to undermine the efforts to move legislation forward in the House.
Ethyl Corporation, Celanese, Lyondellbasell And Bayer Corporation Recognized For Superior Performance
Companies Recognized as Responsible Care® Company of the Year at ACC Annual Meeting
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) Safer Consumer Products Program is holding a public workshop May 7 in Sacramento to gather input on the initial Priority Products list before the official rulemaking process begins. The Spray Foam Coalition, a self-funded group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), released the following statement in advance of the workshop:
New Report Notes Progress, Recommends Additional Improvements to Strengthen EPA's Chemical Assessment Program
We welcome this important report and are particularly encouraged that the NAS has recognized the need for EPA to address fundamental issues with the IRIS program.
American Chemistry Council President and CEO Cal Dooley will testify tomorrow before the House Subcommittee on the Environment and the Economy.
ACC today introduced a set of comprehensive principles for improving chemical hazard and risk assessment programs (“Principles”).
Representing significant investment and commitment of the U.S. silicones industry, five members of the Silicones Environmental, Health, and Safety Center (SEHSC) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have finalized an agreement for scientifically-robust environmental testing to facilitate U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) environmental risk assessment for the siloxane D4. D4 is an odorless, colorless non-oily silicone fluid used primarily as an intermediate to make silicone polymers.