SOCMA’S Bosley Returns to Capitol Hill for TSCA Bill Testimony
House Energy and Commerce Committee to Hear Industry Perspective on CICA Draft
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2014
Senior Manager, Public Relations & Media
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Beth Bosley will testify before Congress Wednesday on behalf of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) regarding a draft version of the “Chemicals in Commerce Act,” which would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, a specialty chemical maker located in Pittsburgh, PA, previously testified on TSCA reform last month.
Details for the hearing are as follows:
- WHAT: House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Hearing on the “Chemicals in Commerce Act”
- WHO: U.S. Representative John Shimkus (R-IL), Chairman, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy
Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Dr. Beth Bosley, President, Boron Specialties (witness)
Additional witnesses listed here.
- WHEN: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10 AM (EST)
- WHERE: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515
The hearing webcast will be available live at: http://energycommerce.house.gov.
SOCMA is the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry. Since 1921, we have represented a diverse membership of small, medium and large chemical companies, making us the leading authority on this sector. SOCMA has a global membership of more than 200 companies. For more information on our services and products, please visit www.socma.com.
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