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Ecological Council of the States Presentation Jim Gulliford, Assistant Administrator Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances April 16, 2008

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Outline Lead Renovation, Repair, and Paint Rule (LRRP) Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP) Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP)

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Lead Renovation, Repair, and Paint Rule (LRRP)

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Lead Rule Summary On March 31, EPA reported a last control to address toxic paint perils made by remodel, repair, and painting exercises that bother toxic paint in "target lodging" and "youngster involved offices" worked before 1978.

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Scope Covers redesign, repair and painting exercises that bother toxic paint where kids under six or an eager mother dwells: Housing built before 1978 Child-involved offices - kindergartens and tyke mind focuses Excludes minor repairs & support, under 6 square feet inside or 20 square feet of outside paint Covers manufacturers, painters, handymen, and circuit repairmen Enforcement and recordkeeping necessities included

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Training and Certification Requirements Renovations must be performed by guaranteed renovators and different specialists that have gotten at work preparing from confirmed renovators To wind up affirmed, "renovators"— people who perform and coordinate remodel exercises - must take a 8-hour licensed instructional class To end up ensured, redesign firms must present an application to EPA and pay a charge (being worked on)

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Lead Safe Work Practice Requirements post cautioning signs contain work territory disallow certain works on, including high warmth firearm, burn, control sanding, control planing limit tenants from work regions keep tidy and flotsam and jetsam from spreading conduct an exhaustive cleanup post-redesign cleaning confirmation

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Effective Dates of Rule June 2008: Effective date of run States and tribes can start applying for approval. April 2009: Providers of renovator or potentially clean examining expert preparing may apply for accreditation. November 2009: Renovation firms may start applying for confirmation. April 2010: Rule completely executed. Preparing suppliers must be certify, redesign firms/renovators/tidy inspecting experts must be affirmed, and work rehearses must be taken after.

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Region, State and Tribal Programs EPA empowers States and tribes get to be approved to oversee this program EPA has started meeting with Regions and States to examine program approval Resource challenges

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Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP)

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Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP) At Security, Prosperity and Partnership (SPP) Summit in August 2007, President Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon resolved to improve administrative collaboration in North Canada & U.S. will work with Mexico to set up a Mexican substance stock and reinforced North American compound administration. Innovative work on new ways to deal with testing and evaluation. Make instruments to share residential logical data and best practices for synthetic appraisal and administration. Improve Mexico's ability for concoction evaluation and administration

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U.S. Responsibilities Under SPP By the end of 2012: Assess and start required activity on the more than 6,750 existing chemicals created above 25,000 lbs/yr the U.S. Incorporates High Production Volume (HPV) and Moderate Production Volume (MPV) chemicals Includes work under U.S. HPV Challenge MPV work works off Canadian classification exertion Make and freely discharge screening level choices and start required activity

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Meeting the SPP Goals 2007 Developed process for screening-level Hazard Characterizations (HCs) and Risk Characterizations (RCs), and Risk-Based Prioritizations (RBPs) on HPV chemicals Posted more than 150 HCs 2008 Posted extra 50 HCs in January Posted beginning arrangement of 19 RBPs in March Continue creating and posting RBPs Post introductory MPV HCs 2009 Continue posting RBPs for HPV chemicals and altogether increase posting MPV HCs

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Program Enhancements – Inorganic HPV Challenge Inorganics initially included on IUR in 2006; presentation information reporting in 2011 EPA appraises that there are probably going to be somewhere around 400 and 500 HPV inorganic chemicals reported EPA considering IHPV Challenge Program Mirroring HPV Challenge Design Identify and work with partners to create program/prepare/timing. Apply set up EPA, OECD direction to decide inorganics information needs Assess, organize, and start required activity on IHPV chemicals (2012-2014)

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Program Enhancements – Resetting the TSCA Inventory's "83,000 chemicals" are misdirecting Likely that numerous chemicals are did not fabricate anymore/imported; or Are created just in low or verbose volumes EPA will draw in partners on administrative choices for improving the TSCA Inventory mirror the chemicals really in trade in the U.S. A more important and useable asset

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Comparing ChAMP and REACH Approaches

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Stakeholder Engagement EPA will look for contribution from an extensive variety of accomplices and partners Series of gatherings and dialogs over March through June period Focus gatherings, online courses, pre-built up gatherings/gatherings Industry, NGOs, States and Tribes, Federal Partners Working to timetable State/Tribal online course or meeting on May 14 EPA objective is to give criticism to Administrator this late spring and potentially start actualizing program improvements before the end of summer.

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Nanoscale Materials under TSCA

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Nanoscale Materials under TSCA Important innovation in numerous divisions Many nanoscale materials (NMs) are "synthetic substances" as characterized by TSCA NMs not on the TSCA Inventory are "new" chemicals TSCA definition in light of sub-atomic personality, not different properties New compound illustrations incorporate fullerenes & carbon nanotubes NMs as of now on the TSCA Inventory are "existing" chemicals Some metal oxides, for instance

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TSCA Regulatory Oversight of NMs Pre-make see (PMN) is required before produce of new concoction NMs Significant New Use Rules can be connected to particular NMs or classes of NMs Information gathering powers can be utilized to get required data Use & presentation information Health & security concentrates on Substantial hazard reporting prerequisites keep EPA instantly educated of new data

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Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP) Voluntary program supplements TSCA administrative program NM makers, processors, clients, or merchants Researchers or PMN submitters can likewise take an interest NMSP has two segments: "Essential": submit accessible data on NMs, including hazard administration rehearses, by 7/28/08 "top to bottom": create test information for agent NMs over longer time allotment Submissions can be guaranteed CBI, yet EPA supports however much open information as could be expected

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NMSP Evaluation Interim assessment & report Approximately one year from start in light of reporting amid initial six months Detailed program assessment & report Approximately two years from start Determine future bearing of NMSP EPA will modify or choose future strides as required amid or toward the end of the NMSP May incorporate TSCA control to get information or take different activities

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NMSP Outreach Active EPA outreach program Encouraging early investment in the fundamental program before 7/28/08 Sending letters to potential members Speaking at meetings & partner gatherings in DC & districts Major exchange affiliations have advised individuals & energized cooperation EPA is freely perceiving members at gatherings & on OPPT site Dupont and Office ZPI have submitted information Ten organizations have resolved to submit information

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Resources EPA/OPPT Websites and Contacts: Lead R&R – Contact: Maria Doa, 202-566-0718 ChAMP - Contact: Diane Sheridan, 202-564-8176 Nano - Contact: Jim Alwood, 202-564-8974