Updated: Oct. 13, 2017

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NCMA's Top Stories In The News

No NCMA Committee Meetings Oct. 19: Next 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. The NCMA committee meetings that would normally be held on Oct. 19 (i.e. the third Thursday of the month) have been cancelled. [Oct. 13, 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]


General Assembly Overrides Governor's Veto of Bill Containing GenX Funding

The North Carolina General Assembly voted Oct. 4, 2017 to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of House Bill 56 (Amend Environmental Laws). HB 56, now Session Law 2017-209, among other provisions provides water treatment funding to local utilities in Southeastern North Carolina to address the discharge of the chemical compound GenX into the Cape Fear River. [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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