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Regional Workshop on Chemicals in Commerce: Using Data on High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals

June 14, 2007

Presented by the NEWMOA and EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

Workshop Goals:

  • Educate stakeholders about the EPA High Production Volume (HPV) Challenge Program, as well as other sources of chemical toxicity & environmental information
  • Share experiences about the use of HPV chemicals data
  • Develop ideas on how agencies and programs in New England can use this data

Workshop Topics:

  • Training on sources of publicly available HPV chemical toxicity & environmental data, including EPA’s HPV information system
  • Data applications
  • Data research and analysis
  • Interpretation of data
  • Use of chemical toxicity data for green chemistry
  • International HPV chemical data efforts

Who attended?

  • Federal, state, tribal, & local environmental & public health officials
  • Academic researchers
  • Non-governmental & community organizations

Workshop Co-sponsor:
Lowell Center for Sustainable Production (LCSP), University of Massachusetts Lowell

Key Workshops Organizers:
Julie Churchill and Suzanne Watson, ME DEP
Ken Geiser, Cathy Crumbley, and Joel Tickner, LCSP
Paul Richard, MA OTA
Gary Gulka, VT DEC
Dwight Peavey, EPA Region 1-New England
Karen Hoffman and Diane Sheridan, EPA HQs OPPT


June 14, 2007
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Boston University Conference Center
Tyngsboro, MA United States + Google Map