Tag Archives: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

Trump Administration has Opportunity to Ease EPA Reporting Burden for Electronics Industry

By Chris Mitchell, IPC Vice President, Global Government Relations The finish line may be in sight in a decade-long effort to persuade the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to curb unnecessary and duplicative Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reporting requirements that discourage recycling of manufacturing byproducts. In January, EPA sent the White House Office of […]

EPA Extends Deadline for TSCA CDR Reporting

by Fern Abrams, director of regulatory affairs and government relations On September 19, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted a notice on the Chemical Data Reporting website that it has amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule to extend the 2016 submission deadline from September 30, 2016, to […]

IPC Concerned By EPA Fact Sheet on TSCA CDR Reporting

Under U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, printed circuit board manufacturers who send byproducs, such as wastewater treatment sludge, spent etchant or spent baths, for recycling may be required to report under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule. EPA recently published a fact sheet on reporting requirements for the printed circuit […]

Congressman Prods EPA on Value of Chemicals Reporting

On October 8, 2014, Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting an analysis of reporting data pertaining to byproducts sent for recycling collected during the 2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) reporting cycle. Johnson’s letter stated that, “an analysis of such CDR data is a necessary […]

IPC Government Relations Committee Member Testifies on EPA Chemicals Regulations

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, Dr. Brent Grazman, vice president of quality for Viasystems, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. The subcommittee, which is considering reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), held the hearing to better understand concerns with current chemicals laws and regulations under TSCA. […]

Brent Grazman, Vice President for Quality at Viasystems to Testify on Capitol Hill

Tomorrow, February 4, at 10:00 am ET, Brent Grazman, Vice President for Quality at Viasystems will be testifying on behalf of IPC before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy regarding the efforts to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). To see him testify, visit http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/testing-chemicals-and-reporting-and-retention-information-under-tsca-sections-4-and-8. This is a great […]

IPC Grows Visibility on Capitol Hill

In mid-January, John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, met with several lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss key issues on IPC’s policy agenda, including regulatory relief under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform, conflict minerals and export controls.

IPC Successful in Getting an Extension for Reporting Under TSCA CDR

As a result of aggressive lobbying by IPC, on June 11, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they are granting a six week extension to the reporting period for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule. IPC has been extremely vocal in urging the EPA to give manufacturers more […]