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ACC Committed to Working with EPA to Further Improve Federal Chemical Assessment Program

July 16, 2014 - 12:27pm
ACC VP of Regulatory and Technical Affairs Mike Walls outlined several ways that federal chemical assessments could be improved during testimony.

ACC Comments on Chemical Facility Safety and Security Interagency Report to the White House

June 6, 2014 - 10:52am
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.”

ACC Statement Regarding House Democrats Proposed Redline of the Chemicals in Commerce Act

June 4, 2014 - 11:47am
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

June 3, 2014 - 6:00am
Companies Recognized as Responsible Care® Company of the Year at ACC Annual Meeting

Spray Foam Coalition Comments on California ‘Priority Products List’ Workshop

May 6, 2014 - 12:55pm
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

May 6, 2014 - 12:15pm
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.

ACC Urges Congress to Seize Historic Opportunity to Reform TSCA

April 28, 2014 - 12:15pm
American Chemistry Council President and CEO Cal Dooley will testify tomorrow before the House Subcommittee on the Environment and the Economy.

ACC Announces New Principles to Enhance Chemical Hazard and Risk Assessments

April 25, 2014 - 6:40am
ACC today introduced a set of comprehensive principles for improving chemical hazard and risk assessment programs (“Principles”).

Silicone Industry & EPA Come To An Agreement On Environmental Monitoring Program

April 17, 2014 - 7:23am
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.