Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment on EPA's Draft Algae Guidance for the Preparation of TSCA Biotechnology Submissions
October 27, 2016
Old Main Building at Arizona State University
400 East Tyler Mall
8:00 am – 12:00 noon MST
EPA will be hosting a public meeting to receive public input and comments on EPA's Draft Algae Guidance for the Preparation of TSCA Biotechnology Submissions in Tempe, AZ on October 27, 2016. The Draft Algae Guidance describes EPA's data needs to support risk assessments of genetically engineered algae and cyanobacteria that are manufactured, imported, or processed, and are subject to regulations under section 5 of The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA encourages all members of the public interested in participating in this meeting to register to attend.
Due to space limitations, the Agency anticipates that approximately 120 people will be able to attend the meeting in person, with seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For registrants not able to attend in person a live web stream will also be provided. Please note that only those attending in person will be able to make oral comments and everyone, regardless of your ability to attend the meeting, is invited to submit written comments.
For additional information please read the complete Federal Register Notice.
Carolina Peñalva-Arana, U.S. EPA, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Penalva-Arana.Carolina@epa.gov