Meetings and Webinars on the Amended Toxic Substances Control Act
This page describes EPA meetings and webinars on the implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.
December 14, 2016 Implementing the New Chemicals Review Program under Amended TSCA
EPA held a meeting to update the public on changes to the New Chemicals Review Program under TSCA, as amended. EPA described its review process for new chemicals under the amended statute, as well as discussed issues, challenges, and opportunities that the Agency has identified in the first few months of implementation.
Docket number to submit written comments: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0658. The docket will remain open until January 17, 2017.
View the meeting materials.
- Reviewing New Chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act
- Reviewing New Chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act: Science Issues
- Reviewing New Chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act: How to Make the Review Process More Efficient
EPA held two public meetings to obtain input on the development of procedural regulations required under TSCA on Agency processes for risk evaluation and chemical prioritization for risk evaluation. EPA also held a separate consultation meeting with potential fee payers.
August 11-12, 2016 Public Meeting - Industry Consultation Meeting on Fees
EPA held this meeting to consult with manufacturers and processors potentially subject to the fees, and their representatives, to inform the development of a proposed rule on the establishment of potential fees under TSCA.
August 10, 2016 Public Meeting - Prioritization Procedural Rule
EPA held this meeting to gather input that will inform a proposed rule to establish a risk-based process for chemical prioritization.
August 9, 2016 Public Meeting - Risk Evaluation Process
EPA held this meeting to gather input that will inform a proposed rule on its process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment under TSCA section 6(b).
June 30, 2016 Webinar - Overview of the Amended TSCA
On June 30, 2016, EPA hosted a webinar to provide an overview of the new Act. View the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act presentation.