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Archived Green Chemistry Symposiums

Design for the Environment (DfE) Webinar, January 27, 2010:
DTSC was pleased to welcome industry, NGO and government perspectives on the US EPA's Design for the Environment program.  We welcomed over 450 registered participants as we investigated ways that DTSC could leverage on the lessons of DfE. 

See the US EPA staff presentation and the presentations by Lauren Heine, PhD  of Clean Production Action and  Donald Versteeg, PhD of The Procter and Gamble Company.  View presenter Bios  and the Webinar notice More about DfE.

California, Denmark to Partner on Green Chemistry - December 14, 2009

Read the Press Release and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in December 2009 by Cal/EPA Secretary Linda Adams and Danish Environmental Minister Troels Lund Poulsen.  This agreement is intended to open opportunities for research on green chemistry, and expands economic opportunities.

Environmental Defense Fund's Comments on ChAMP:
EPA's Recent Commitments and Possible New Initiatives for Existing Chemicals

Prepared by Richard A. Denison, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, 2 May 2008

These comments discuss Environmental Defense Fund's views as to what EPA's priorities for existing chemicals should be, as well as our concerns and comments regarding EPA's proposals under its Chemicals Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP)....more

Cal/EPA Applauds UC Report on Green Chemistry - Announces State Report of Policy Options to be Released this Month

Linda Adams, California’s Secretary for Environmental Protection issued the following statement on the report, "Green Chemistry: Cornerstone to a Sustainable California" issued by the University of California, The Centers for Occupation and Environmental Health:

"The University of California’s green chemistry report supports and reinforces the significance of the state’s new environmental protection initiative on green chemistry. The University of California is an important partner in our efforts to establish a first-of-its-kind comprehensive policy for managing toxic chemicals in products....more

Green Chemistry Initiative Phase Two - "Analysis and Policy Options"

Draft policy framework, workshop proceedings and the Science Advisory Panel Report from Phase Two of the Green Chemistry Initiative that ran from January to June 2008.

California Green Chemistry Position Statement (10/15/2007

DTSC has developed an official position statement related to the Green Chemistry Initiative and why green chemistry is needed.

Green Chemistry Initiative Phase One - "A Conversation with California"

Options Report and key documents from Phase One of the Green Chemistry Initiative that ran from April - December 2007.

Cal/EPA Press Release - State Launches New Green Chemistry Initiative (5/1/07)  

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