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Hearing on “Mismanaging Chemical Risks: EPA’s Failure to Protect Workers”

Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:30am
Location: 
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday, March 13, at 10:30 am in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building on how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is systemically ignoring worker risks in its implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act and other worker protections. The hearing is entitled, “Mismanaging Chemical Risks: EPA’s Failure to Protect Workers.”

 

Live Stream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Tonko as prepared for delivery

 

Witnesses

Adam M. Finkel, Sc.D., CIH
Clinical Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
University of Michigan School of Public Health

Testimony


Wendy Hutchinson
On behalf of the Baltimore Teachers Union and American Federation of Teachers

Testimony


Patrick Morrison
Assistant to the General President for Health, Safety, and Medicine
International Association of Firefighters

Testimony


Jeaneen McGinnis
Benefits Representative
United Auto Workers

Testimony


Mark Duvall
Principal
Beveridge & Diamond PC

Testimony


Giev Kashkooli
Vice President
United Farm Workers

Testimony


Tom Grumbles, CIH, FAIHA
Past President
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and the Product Stewardship Society

Testimony