Thursday, March 4, 2010

Witnesses Announced for Today's House Hearing on TSCA Chemical Reform

The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection has announced it will hold a hearing on “TSCA And Persistent, Bioaccumulative, And Toxic Chemicals: Examining Domestic And International Actions.”

The hearing is scheduled for today, Thursday March 4th.

Invited Witnesses:

James Jones, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, Environmental Protection Agency

John Thompson, Division Director, Office of Environmental Policy, Bureau of Oceans, Environment, and Science, Department of State

Ted Sturdevant, Director, Department of Ecology, State of Washington

Linda Greer, Director, Health and Environment Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

Christina Cowan-Ellsberry, CE2 Consulting, Former Principal Scientist, Environmental Sciences Department, Procter & Gamble

William J. Adams, Chairman, North American Metals Council

A briefing memo introduces the goals of the hearing.

I'll have a report after the hearing. Expect the bill in the next few weeks.

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