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Assessing and Managing Chemicals under TSCA

Agenda for Public Meeting - Procedural Rule for Chemical Prioritization under TSCA as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act - August 10, 2016

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Purpose:  To hear from the public prior to development of a proposed procedural rule regarding prioritization of chemicals for further risk evaluation under new TSCA.


9:30 – 10:00       Introduction and Welcome

  • Wendy Cleland-Hamnett – Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT)
  • Alice Tome – Moderator, Abt Associates

10:00 – 10:30     Background: Methodology for Chemical Prioritization under old TSCA

  • Maria Doa – Director, Chemical Control Division, OPPT

10:30 – 10:45     Break

10:45 – 12:15     Public Comment

12:15 – 1:15       Lunch Break

1:15 – 3:00         Public Comment (Call in speakers)

3:00 – 3:15         Break

3:15 – 4:30         Public Comment

Additional Information

Submit written comments and materials, identified by the relevant docket ID number for the meeting on the process for prioritization - docket ID EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0399 - by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
  • Mail: Document Control Office (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
  • Hand Delivery: Please follow the instructions at

A meeting summary and any additional information will be posted on the EPA’s Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act webpage