Thursday February 4th: Senate Hearing on TSCA

Date: Feb 02, 2010

Senate Hearing on TSCA

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works' Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health will hold a hearing this Thursday, February 4 entitled, "Current Science on Public Exposures to Toxic Chemicals." The purpose of the hearing is to examine the current science on public exposures to toxic chemicals. The hearing will begin at 10am in the EPW Hearing Room - 406 Dirksen.

Witnesses are listed below:

Panel 1

Stephen Owens
Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances
Environmental Protection Agency

Henry Falk M.D., M.P.H.
Acting Director, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

John Stephenson
Director, Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Linda Birnbaum Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences

Panel 2

Molly Jones Gray
Participant in a Biomonitoring Study

Ken Cook
Environmental Working Group

Division of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital

Tracey J. Woodruff PhD, MPH
Associate Professor and Director
Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

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