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Assessing and Managing Chemicals under TSCA

Public Meeting - Consultation to Obtain Input on the New TSCA Provision to Collect Fees - August 11-12, 2016 - Agenda

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Purpose:  To hear from manufacturers and processors potentially subject to fees under TSCA, and their representatives, prior to development of a proposed rule establishing fees.

Agenda, August 11th

9:30 – 10:00       Introduction and Welcome

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

10:00 – 11:00     Review of Authorities & Related Activities in Administration of Sections 4, 5, 6, and CBI

  • Pamela Myrick – Division Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT)

11:00 – 11:15     Break

11:15 – 11:30     Questions for Industry to Consider

  • Barbara Cunningham

11:30 – 12:15     Comments by Industry and Industry Representatives

12:15 – 1:15       Lunch Break

1:15 – 3:00         Comments by Industry and Industry Representatives

3:00 – 3:30         Define areas for further discussion on Day 2

  • Barbara Cunningham

Segment 2 – Industry/Industry Representation only

3:30 – 6:30         Option available for industry and representatives, including call-in participants, to confer on fee collection considerations, including approaches to distribute payment amongst multiple manufacturers and/or processers for fee collection action.

*Please note that this segment may be moved up to as early as 1:30 pm, depending on the flow of the day.

Agenda, August 12th

EPA Consultation with Industry/Industry Representation

9:30 – 10:00       Opening

  • Alice Tome – Moderator, Abt Associates

10:00 – 10:30     Review of Consultation, Day 1

  • Barbara Cunningham, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT)

10:30 – 1:00       Industry Comments/Proposals

1:00 – 1:30         Next Steps & Close of Meeting


Additional Information

Submit written comments and materials, identified by the relevant docket ID number, for the consultation on the New TSCA Provision to Collect Fees, use docket ID EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0401 - by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 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 http://www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.html.

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