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Characterizing Chemicals in Commerce

Organization(s) Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Project Description The US EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) has entered into a Cooperative Agreement with the Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) to hold a national conference to increase awareness of the available data sources involving High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals, such as the HPV Information System and others. The conference will take place December 12-14, 2006 at the Radisson Hotel in Austin, TX.

The goals of the conference are to:

-Educate stakeholders about the EPA High Production Volume Challenge Program and other sources of chemical toxicity and environmental information.

-Share experiences of key stakeholders about the uses of data made available by the EPA HPV Challenge Program and other data sources.

-Develop ideas on how to make sources of HPV chemicals information and other data user-friendly, accessible, and relevant to a diverse audience.

Conference participants will include: federal, state, tribal, and local environmental and public health officials from the US and other countries, academic researchers, non-governmental and community organizations, industry representatives, labor organization representatives

More Info www.newmoa.org/hpv/
Project Contact
Name Terri Goldberg
Phone 617-367-8558 ext. 302
Project Keywords
Industrial Sectors Chemicals Manufacturing
Activity Keywords Conference, Training/workshops
Newsletter Northeast Assistance & Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 16 No. 2, Fall 2006 [PDF]


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