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The purpose of the Chemical Industry Council of California is to provide an effective means for individual companies engaged in the commerce of chemicals to combine their talents and resources to deal effectively with public policy issues affecting the chemical industry in California.

 

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U.S. House of Representatives Approves TSCA Reform

(Posted 6/23/15)

 

Washington 6/23/15 Earlier this evening the U.S. House voted to approve a major modernization of the Toxic Substances Act (TSCA) which has served the nation for more than three decades.  H.R. 2576, a bipartisan bill known as the "TSCA Modernization Act of 2015" cleared the floor with tremendous support from both Republicans and Democrats.    The bill holds the new promise of modernizing the nation's primary toxic management law which has been for many years criticized by both industry and environmental interest as being outmoded. 

 

Speaking from Washington following the passage of the measure, Cal Dooley, President of the American Chemistry Council said, "Today marks a pivotal moment in the years-long effort to reform TSCA. By approving H.R. 2576, the 'TSCA Modernization Act of 2015,' with tremendous support from both sides of the aisle, the House has sent a clear message that now is the time to update TSCA. We commend the House for what has been an unwavering commitment to this important national issue. In particular ACC appreciates the leadership of Chairman Upton, Ranking Member Pallone, Subcommittee Chairman Shimkus and Subcommittee Ranking Member Tonko."

 

Focus now shifts to the Senate as calls go out to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to swiftly bring the Senate bipartisan version of TSCA modernization to a floor vote.  The Senate bill S. 697, named in memory of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg who before his death championed a similar bill in the previous congress, is entitled the "Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act."  

 

CICC has supported modernization for years; and in anticipation of House action, our members made their support for the legislation know by contacting their Members of Congress via e-mail, telephone, and face-to-face encounters.  CICC extends thanks to our members for their extra efforts and reminds everyone that the job isn't over yet.

 

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Support TSCA Modernization - Now!

(Posted 6/11/15)

 

Congress must modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to ensure product safety and consumer confidence, as well as to preserve America's role as the world's leading innovator. U.S. Senate and House of Representative Bills S.697 and H.R. 2576 respectively will reform TSCA.  These bipartisan measures which will:

 

        Protect public health as its highest priority, and prioritize protecting children, infants, pregnant women and the elderly;

 

         Make sure chemicals are safe for intended use; make sure safety decisions are made expeditiously; prioritize chemicals for evaluation so those with the greatest need get attention first; utilize all reliable information; and make safety information public while protecting intellectual property;

 

         Ensure confidence in safety regulations - by basing decisions on a strong scientific framework that uses modern technology, proven safety testing methods and high-quality data;

 

         Enable innovation in American chemistry by evaluating safety information, requiring testing to fill any information gaps and protecting intellectual property.

 

Please let your federal elected officials know you support TSCA Modernization.  CICC Members are invited to first login to CICC's website and then click here to register your support for S 697 and H.R. 2576.

 

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2015 Annual Meeting and Issues Briefing

(Posted 6/03/15)

 

CICC's 2015 Annual Members' Meeting and associated legislative and regulatory issues briefings will occur on Wednesday and Thursday, August 19th and 20th.  The meeting will once again take place in Sacramento. Interesting and timely presentations and visits with key decision makers in the Capitol and regulatory agencies have been hallmarks of earlier CICC events.  This, our 34th Annual Meeting, will be equally valuable for all who attend. 

 

During the two day period the CICC membership will also conduct its yearly business meeting to elect members of the Board of Directors and consider other policy measures.  The meeting will be highlighted with a fun filled reception and outing on Wednesday evening  for attendees and guests.  Mark your calendars and plan to attend.  Watch for more information on the website and direct e-mail to members.  On-line registration will be available shortly.  Contact the CICC office with any questions.

 

Attendees are asked to make their own lodging arrangements

NO hotel room block is planned.  Click for suggested Area Hotels

 

 

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CICC Congratulates Ampac's Christine Roy

Recipient of The Manufacturing Institute's STEP Award

(Posted 6/03/15)

 

Washington, DC - The Manufacturing Institute selected Christine Roy for the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award.  The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C-suite. . . . . The STEP Awards are part of the larger STEP Ahead initiative, launched to examine and promote the role of women in the manufacturing industry through recognition, research, and leadership for attracting, advancing, and retaining strong female talent.  Read more

 

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Job Opportunity:  A CICC Member company is seeking a Manager of Safety to oversee the safety of plant facilities and 700 plus employees and contractors.  As part of the Safety, Health, Environmental and Security Organization, this position assures proactive compliance with federal, state and local occupational safety regulatory requirements through creation, implementation and auditing of compliance-related policies and procedures, and administration of assigned programs in coordination with other functional areas.  For more click here.

Posted 03/20/15

 

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CICC Members may view other agendas, attachments, and minutes from regularly scheduled conference calls / web-meeting.  Log-in >> click Members' Corner >> Telecom & Web-Mtgs >> Select from menu.

 

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Chemical Industry Council of California

P.O. Box 2260

Folsom, CA 95763-2260

 

(916) 989-9692 - Phone

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Last Updated: 6/11/15; 3:33 p.m. PDT by J.R. Ulrich & Associates


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