On August 3, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice on further nominations to the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). EPA’s notice provides the names and affiliations of 64 additional candidates currently under consideration for appointment to SACC. Biographical sketches for these candidates will be are posted on EPA’s website.

EPA will also be considering the 29 candidates for membership previously identified in the December 9, 2016, Federal Register notice -- their biographical sketches are available here. EPA states that it “anticipates selecting approximately six additional SACC members with specific expertise and perspectives representing industry, labor, animal protection, government, public health, and public interest groups.” EPA is inviting comments on the candidates to be used to assist in the selection process. Comments are due September 5, 2017.

More information on the SACC is available on our blog under key word SACC.