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2017 Spring Meeting Presentations

This year the presentations were focused on the global regulatory environment. 

 

EU REACH & US TSCA: IMPLEMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS

Michael Walls, VP Regulatory and Technical Affairs at the American Chemistry Council (ACC) gave an excellent overview of the EU REACH legislation and the recently passed Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act which has replaced TSCA in the US.  Mike’s provided, in laypersons terms, how each of these pieces of regulatory legislation are impacting and will impact the chemical industry.    [DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION]

 

Update on Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II)

A presentation by Nella Barents, Global Sustainability Director for Kraton in the Netherlands, provided an update on Europe’s Renewable Energy Directive (RED) II, which is currently being developed to replace the original RED initiated in 2009.  The paper was presented on her behalf by Greg McLean of Kraton.

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Environmental Regulations and Sustainability Initiatives-Role of Science and NCASI

 

Ashok Jain, Director for Membership Development and Special Projects at the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI), discussed several case studies on how the paper and chemical industries have positively and effectively responded to regulations where proposed rules were unreasonable or unrealistic and how the industry was able to work with regulators to find rational data and scientific based solutions.

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2017 Spring Meeting Presentations- Orlando, FL

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2017 Spring Meeting Presentations- Orlando, FL ZIP (4.53 MB) Administration 5/22/2017