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EPA Establishes Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals and Seeks Experts to Serve

08/26/16

Source: EPA
Related Topics: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) US Environmental Protection Agency

As directed by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the Agency is establishing the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). The purpose of the SACC is to provide independent advice and expert consultation on the scientific and technical aspects of risk assessments, methodologies, and pollution prevention measures or approaches. Members of the SACC will have expertise in scientific and technical fields relevant to chemical risk assessment and pollution prevention. Members will also have diverse background and experiences, including professional experiences in government, labor, public health, public interest, animal protection, industry, and other groups. EPA is seeking public comments and nominations. For more information, including how to submit comments or nominations to serve, please visit https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/08/26/2016-20550/science-advisory-committee-on-chemicals-establishment-of-a-federal-advisory-committee-request-for.







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