BRAG will be sponsoring an in-depth TSCA workshop with the Society for the Commercial Development of Industrial Biotechnology (SCD-iBIO) on November 11, 2013, in Philadelphia as part of the 2nd International SCD-iBIO Forum, Commercializing Global Green: Markets From The Value Chain Perspective. More information is available online.
EPA Issues Final TSCA Framework Rules
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 22, 2017, the pre-publicationFederal Registernotices of the final framework actions under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (new TSCA). The final rules include the prioritization process rule, which establishes EPA’s process and criteria for identifying High-Priority chemicals for risk evaluation and Low-Priority chemicals for which risk evaluation is not...
TSCA Reset: EPA Releases Initial 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Information
TSCA Reset Update: The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the initial non-confidential CDR data from the 2016 reporting. Once confidential business information (CBI) claims have been reviewed (in fiscal year 2018), it is expected that additional data will be released. This information is especially important for those gathering data for the what has become known as the “TSCA Reset” as defined in the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which amended...
Richard E. Engler presents on TSCA and its effects on Renewable Feedstocks At 2017 GC&E
On June 15, 2017, Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Senior Chemist at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), presented at Products as Solutions to Real-World Sustainability Challenges: Incentives & Barriers, a session at the 2017 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E). Dr. Engler’s presentation, “TSCA, its effects on renewable feedstocks, and how TSCA reform has changed things,” provided an overview of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and aspects of TSCA reform that impact...
TSCA Framework Rules Issued In Final
Join Industry, Agency, and Consumer Stakeholders to Discuss Framework Rules and Other TSCA Implementation Topics at the"TSCA Reform: One Year Later"Conference As required by the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), on June 22, 2017, one year after passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the three framework rules in final. The final rules are: 1. Procedures for Chemical Risk Evaluation;2. Procedures for...
New Hill, EPA, & Industry Speakers Confirmed for `TSCA Reform: One Year Later` June 2017
Join theEnvironmental Law Institute(ELI) and theGeorge Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Healthfor a day-long conference exploring the federal government’s implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which significantly amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) just over one year after it was signed into law. Speakers will discuss key components of the bipartisan legislation and will provide an overview of the current state of implementation....