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Thursday, November 7, 2013

ADAO Testified at House Subcommittee Hearing – “TSCA has Failed”

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 Henry Waxman

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was honored to testify on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL). The hearing,
entitled “Regulation of Existing Chemicals and the Role of Pre-Emption under Sections 6 and 18 of the Toxic Substances Control Act,” built on the subcommittee’s previous hearings examining reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

There were a total of 6 experts who testified including Mark Greenwood (Principal, Greenwood Environmental Counsel PLLC), Justin Johnson (Deputy Secretary, Vermont Agency for Natural Resources), William Rawson (Partner and Chair, Chemical Regulation, Product Strategy & Defense Practice, Latham & Watkins, LLP), Jennifer Thomas (Director, Federal Government Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers), and Lemuel Srolovic (Chief, Environmental Protection Bureau, NYS Office of the Attorney General).
Today’s hearing built on the subcommittee’s previous hearings examining TSCA.

 Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact was held on June 13 and Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of...
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