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2014-09-04 23:05:38

Stay Compliant and Competitive in the New World of Consumer Products Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking event producer, has announced the 5th Annual Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled October 22-24, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Thus far in 2014, 30 states have considered chemical safety legislation due to increasing concerns about the safety of chemicals in consumer products and the absence of TSCA reform. California,...

2014-05-01 16:23:11

Key legislation advances while members meet with Members of Congress WASHINGTON , May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timing could not have been better for members of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), as two pieces of legislation considered high on SOCMA's priority list advanced in Congress during the association's annual Washington Fly-In, April 29- 30. As dozens of specialty chemical industry executives met with their Congressmen and Senators, SOCMA...

2014-05-01 12:25:39

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today concluded its 2014 Washington Fly-In in record fashion, as more than 80 industry leaders gathered in the nation's capital to educate their lawmakers on issues like Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform and multi-year Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program authorization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Among other...

2014-04-23 08:26:22

Dr. Bosley to share specialty chemistry perspective WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will send Dr. Beth Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, April 29, to testify before Congress on the latest iteration of the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) legislation that would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The new CICA draft was unveiled Tuesday afternoon by the...

2014-03-26 23:24:56

Thousands of organizers across the country spurred to action today against latest draft of chemical bill in congress. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The filmmaker’s of HBO’s Toxic Hot Seat, James Redford and Kirby Walker along with a coalition of health leaders across the country, are cautioning citizens against falling for the current toxics bill being positioned by the chemical industry as progress. Instead, they say the proposed “Chemicals in Commerce Act,” released...

2014-03-12 12:22:29

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) testified before the Subcommittee on Environment and Economy of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding the discussion draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act of 2014 (CICA). NACD supports Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) modernization and believes the CICA discussion draft is thoughtful and a significant step towards the enactment of sensible chemicals...

2014-03-12 12:22:28

Draft legislation a good-faith vehicle for bipartisan reform WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Beth D. Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, a member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), told lawmakers March 12 the discussion draft of the "Chemicals in Commerce Act" is a "workable, good-faith vehicle for bipartisan [Toxic Substance Control Act] reform." Bosley delivered her testimony on behalf of SOCMA to the House Energy and...

2014-03-03 08:24:01

Draft Legislation from Chairman Shimkus is "Vital Step Forward" in Modernizing 38-Year-Old Statute RACINE, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, one of the world's largest household goods manufacturers and a strong supporter of TSCA reform, applauded the release of the draft "Chemicals in Commerce Act" by U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. "We have long supported updating this antiquated statute," said Kelly M. Semrau,...

2014-02-27 20:22:15

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) President & CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement in response to Congressman John Shimkus' release of a discussion draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act of 2014, a bill to update the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). "We applaud Chairman Shimkus' commitment to creating a more effective chemical regulatory system and welcome the draft Chemicals in Commerce Act of 2014. The release of...

2014-02-24 23:22:48

Join Policy Makers, Brand Owners, Retailers and Green Chemistry Experts and Get the Information Needed to Play in California’s New Green Chemistry Regime Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer, is pleased to announce the return of its market-leading Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled for May 6-8, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. 26 states considered chemical safety...


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