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ANSI hosts chemical summit from Aug 9-10.

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ANSI hosts chemical summit from Aug 9-10.

June 28, 2007 - Targeting stakeholders from industry, government, scientific, and technical communities, Action and Reaction: Developing a sustainable approach to emerging chemical issues, will address economic and regulatory impact of chemical controls and regulations on US industry. Breakout sessions will engage attendees in active discussions on cross-cutting chemical issues such as life cycle and risk assessment, as well as use of environmental impact tools during product design and development.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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Registration For Action And Reaction Chemical Summit Is Open Through July 27

Press release date: June 22, 2007

Industry, government, scientific and technical reps to launch collaborative initiative New York June 22, 2007 Stakeholders from industry, government, the scientific and technical communities, and other affected groups are invited to register for Action and Reaction: Developing a sustainable approach to emerging chemical issues, a conference to address the economic and regulatory impact of chemical controls and regulations such as REACH, RoHS, WEEE and GHS on U.S. industry. Hosted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the event will be held August 9-10 in Baltimore, MD. Registration closes July 27, 2007. The conference will launch a collaborative initiative aimed at balancing the social and economic impacts of domestic and foreign chemical controls and regulatory programs. Affected areas include chemical security, waste management, energy efficiencies, and other environmental and production activities that help to promote and enhance safety, health and the quality of life. Keynotes and presentations from high-level government and industry experts will kick off the two-day event with a dynamic look at green chemistry, chemical controls and the economic impact of chemical regulations on producers and users in the global marketplace. Two sets of breakout sessions will engage attendees in active discussions on cross-cutting chemical issues such as life cycle and risk assessment, as well as the use of environmental impact tools during product design and development. Participants will also examine the varied and inconsistent implementation of chemical codes, standards and regulations across states and nations and the barriers this poses to global supply chains. For more details on the program, registration information and to view the latest agenda, please visit the event webpage. Sponsorship opportunities are also available; please contact Stacy Leistner, ANSI director of communications, for details (212.642.4931; sleistne@ansi.org).

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