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Agenda for Public Meeting - Risk Evaluation Process Rule under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act - August 9, 2016

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Purpose:  To hear from the public prior to development of a proposed rule for chemical risk evaluation.


9:30 – 10:00     Introduction and Welcome

  • Jeff Morris – Deputy Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT)
  • Alice Tome – Moderator, Abt Associates

10:00 – 11:0    Current Risk Evaluation Process at the EPA

  • Tala Henry – Director, Risk Assessment Division, OPPT

11:00 – 11:15    Break

11:15 – 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 risk evaluation - docket ID EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0400 - 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.

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