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Oct 19, 2006 - ROSSLYN, VA, October 12, 2006-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) invites you to join Steven, Russell, Esq., senior director of the American Chemistry Council, for a webinar on REACH, the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restrictions of Chemicals system proposed by the European Union. This online seminar will provide an overview of the proposed legislation, the current status of the debate in Europe, and a summary of industry's primary concerns with the legislation. WHO: Steven Russell, Esq. Senior Director American Chemistry Council WHAT: Are You Prepared to Comply With REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals)? WHERE: Internet based course. WHEN: Wednesday October 18, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time WHY: After completing this course, participants will understand: o The current status, content and schedule for completing the proposed legislation o Opportunities to influence the legislative outcome o Key issues being discussed in the "Reach Implementation Projects (RIPs) Strategies and approaches to consider in getting ready for REACH NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its 430 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, São Paulo, and Mexico City. Register now: NEMA's Annual Meeting November 11-13, 2006 Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. http://www.nema.org/about/events/upload/welcome2006.htm

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Announces Webinar on "Reach" Chemical Safety Regulation

Press release date: Oct 12, 2006

ROSSLYN, VA, October 12, 2006-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) invites you to join Steven, Russell, Esq., senior director of the American Chemistry Council, for a webinar on REACH, the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restrictions of Chemicals system proposed by the European Union. This online seminar will provide an overview of the proposed legislation, the current status of the debate in Europe, and a summary of industry's primary concerns with the legislation.

WHO: Steven Russell, Esq. Senior Director American Chemistry Council

WHAT: Are You Prepared to Comply With REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals)?

WHERE: Internet based course.

WHEN: Wednesday October 18, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

WHY: After completing this course, participants will understand:

o The current status, content and schedule for completing the proposed legislation

o Opportunities to influence the legislative outcome

o Key issues being discussed in the "Reach Implementation Projects (RIPs) Strategies and approaches to consider in getting ready for REACH

NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its 430 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, São Paulo, and Mexico City.

Register now: NEMA's Annual Meeting November 11-13, 2006 Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. www.nema.org/about/events/upload/welcome2006.htm