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NCMA Committee Meetings Nov. 16 with Special Guests

NCMA Committee MeetingNCMA's Science & Technology (S&T) Committee and NCMA's Government Affairs Committee will next meet jointly on Thursday, Nov 16, at 1 PM. Our special guests for the Nov. 16 meeting with be Kelley Spence and Brian Shrager from EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. [Oct. 20, 2017]

Members Named to State Science Advisory Board on Emerging Chemicals

SABThe Secretaries of North Carolina’s DEQ and DHHS announced Oct. 19, 2017 the members of the newly expanded Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board, which will examine new and emerging chemicals and their potential impacts to human health and the environment. The Board will hold its first meeting Oct. 23 in Raleigh.[Oct. 20, 2017]


House Select Committee on NC River Quality to Meet Oct. 26

The North Carolina House Select Committee on NC River Quality, formed in response to the emerging and unregulated contaminants issues in the lower Cape Fear River region, will hold its next meeting at 9:30 AM on October 26, 2017 in Room 643 Legislative Office Building, Raleigh. [Oct. 20, 2017]


North Carolina Forms New State Science Panel on Emerging Contaminants

The Secretaries of North Carolina's DEQ and DHHS announced Oct. 12, 2017 the chairman and the first meeting of the newly expanded Secretaries' Science Advisory Board, which will examine a broad scope of potential impacts to human health and the environment from new or emerging chemicals. The newly expanded board, which will meet Oct. 23. [Oct. 13, 2017]

Contact Information for NCMA's New Business Partner – S&ME, Inc.

S&MEAt its meeting on September 25, 2017, the NCMA Board of Directors approved an application for membership as an NCMA Business Partner submitted by S&ME, Inc. S&ME is an ENR Top 100 firm with expertise in engineering, design, environmental sciences, and construction services. Our principal contact at S&ME is Edmund ‘Ed’ Woloszyn, Jr., R.E.M. [Oct. 6, 2017]


Veto Override of House Bill 56 Includes Changes to Other Environmental Laws

The North Carolina General Assembly voted Oct. 4, 2017 to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of House Bill 56 (Amend Environmental Laws). While the focus of attention on the bill has been on the compound GenX, there are changes to other environmental laws that may be of interest to North Carolina manufacturers. [Oct. 6, 2017]

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