Hearing on “Chemicals in Commerce Act,” Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy (March 12, 2014)

Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy (113th Congress)
Mar 12, 2014
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing focused on the discussion draft entitled the “Chemicals in Commerce Act.”  


Memorandum from Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman to Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, as prepared for delivery.

Opening Statement of Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush, as prepared for delivery.

Bill Text of the "Chemicals in Commerce Act"

Letters from Various Health and Environmental Organizations to Committee Chairmen and Ranking Members (March 2014)

  • An individualized listing of letters of concern regarding the Chemicals in Commerce Act is available here

Preliminary Transcript



Michael Belliveau
Executive Director
Environmental Health Strategy Center

Dr. Beth Bosley
President, Boron Specialties, LLC
On behalf of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

Barry Cik
Founder, Naturepedic
On behalf of Companies for Safer Chemicals

Dr. Carolyn Duran
Director of Chemical Risk and Compliance, Global Sourcing and Procurement
Intel Corporation

Connie DeFord
Director of Product Sustainability & Compliance
Dow Chemical Company

Anna Fendley, MPH
Department of Health, Safety, and Environment
United Steelworkers

Roger Harris
President, Producers Chemical
On behalf of the National Chemical Distributors Association

Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, MSc
Dean for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Children's Environmental Health Center

James Stem
National Legislative Director, Transportation Division
Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Union

Jennifer Thomas
Director, Federal Government Affairs
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Mark Duvall
Beveridge & Diamond, PC




Key Documents: 
113th Congress