Chemical Regulatory Developments and “New” TSCA at Two Years Old and Counting

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    Squire Patton Boggs
    2000 Huntington Center, 41 S. High Street
    Columbus
    Ohio 43215

    Our 2018 chemical regulation workshop will feature presentations by senior US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ohio EPA officials, perspectives from key industry leaders and analysis by experienced Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) lawyers.

    • Reflect on recent and upcoming regulatory developments and examine what they mean for companies that manufacture, import or process chemical substances in the US
    • Provide insight into what you need to do to get your chemicals approved by US EPA, comply with the new TSCA reporting and notification requirements, and deal with the challenge of “retail regulation” of chemicals and new state requirements 
    • Review issues with US EPA new chemical review process, prioritization of chemical substances and chemical risk evaluations and consider the future direction of US EPA’s TSCA implementation effort
    Program Details
    8:30 a.m.   Registration, Networking and Refreshments
    9:30 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions

    Karen A. Winters, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, Environmental, Safety & Health Practice Group Leader (Columbus

    Jennifer Klein, President, Ohio Chemistry Technology Council
    9:45 a.m.   Insights and Perspectives on Environmental Policy in the Trump Administration and the Upcoming Mid Term Elections

    Timothy J. Cosgrove, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (Cleveland)
    10:15 a.m.   Cooperative Federalism: The Changing Roles of States and US EPA

    Craig W. Butler, Director, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
    11 a.m.   Keynote Presentation – US EPA Implementation of the Amended Toxic Substances Control Act

    Dr. Jeffrey Morris
    , Ph.D., Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, US Environmental Protection Agency
    Noon   Luncheon
    1:15 p.m.  

    Panel Discussion – “Retail” Regulation of Chemical Products: Dealing with Ingredient Bans and Disclosure Requirements

    Moderator:

    W. Caffey Norman, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (Washington DC)

    Panelists:

    Mary Marrero, North America Regulatory and Technical Relations Manager, Procter & Gamble

    Christina Shaw Grasseschi, Legal Manager, Regulatory & Advertising Law, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

    Joe Yost, Vice President, Strategic Alliances & Industry Relations, Household & Commercial Products Association

    2:30 p.m.   Coping with California Proposition 65

    Kendra S. Sherman, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (Columbus)
    3 p.m.   Looking Ahead: An Overview of Upcoming TSCA Deadlines, Reporting Requirements and Challenges to US EPA’s TSCA Regulations

    Stephen A. Owens, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (Phoenix and Washington DC) (former US EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention)

    Allen A. Kacenjar, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (Cleveland)
    3:30 p.m.   Closing Remarks

    Karen A. Winters, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, Environmental, Safety & Health Practice Group Leader (Columbus)

    For more information or to register, contact Christopher Timms at christopher.timms@squirepb.com.