Latest Issues & Advocacy News

04/28/16
Miscellaneous Tariff Bill and TSCA Reform Among Key Topics for SOCMA Fly-In
Fifty SOCMA members led more than 100 meetings on Capitol Hill April 12 to advocate to members of Congress on key issues impacting their businesses and the specialty chemical manufacturing sector.

04/14/16
Record Number of Members Participate in SOCMA's 9th Annual Washington Fly-In

Almost 50 SOCMA members advocated on issues such as TSCA, MTB, others

About 50 SOCMA members descended on Capitol Hill this week to advocate with members of Congress on key issues impacting their businesses and the specialty chemical manufacturing sector.

04/14/16
Public Perception of Risk, REACh, TSCA Among Hot Topics on Day Two of GlobalChem

Sloan shares perspective on TSCA reform, public relations challenges in the industry

SOCMA President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan delivered opening remarks on the final day of GlobalChem 2016, as attendees heard from a host of speakers discussing the perception of risk, REACh, Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform, among many other topics.

03/31/16
EPA Assistant Administrator Jim Jones Excited, Hopeful About TSCA Reform

More than 450 attend GlobalChem to learn latest on global chemical regulations.

With Congress currently conferring on House and Senate versions of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation, more than 450 chemical industry professionals met in the nation's capital for the 2016 Global Chemical Regulations Conference and Exhibition (GlobalChem).

03/31/16
Join About 50 of Your Fellow SOCMA Members for Annual Washington Fly-In April 11-12

TSCA reform, trade among key issues as SOCMA members visit Capitol Hill

We are less than two weeks away from SOCMA’s 9th Annual Washington Fly-In, and nearly 50 members are currently registered and will join us on Capitol Hill as we advocate for issues impacting the specialty chemical industry. Collectively, we can make a difference.

03/31/16
Chemical Risk Management Committee Meets at GlobalChem

Nearly 20 members of SOCMA's Chemical Risk Management Committee gathered in Washington, DC, last week for a meeting held in conjunction with the 2016 GlobalChem Conference.

03/17/16
SOCMA Chemical Risk Management Committee to Meet at GlobalChem

Members impacted by the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) are encouraged to attend SOCMA’s Chemical Risk Management Committee meeting at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

03/17/16
EPA Risk Management Program Proposed Rule Published in Federal Register
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy recently unveiled the proposed rule, which includes the following revisions:

03/03/16
EPA Unveils Risk Management Program Proposed Rule
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy last week signed the Risk Management Program (RMP) proposed rule, which is expected to be published in the Federal Register within the next two weeks. Stakeholders will then have 60 days to comment.

02/18/16
Registration Now Open for SOCMA's 9th Annual Washington Fly-In

Registration is now open for SOCMA's 9th Annual Washington Fly-In, set for Monday and Tuesday, April 11-12, 2016. Please register today and make your voice heard on Capitol Hill.

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