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OCTOBER 23, 2018

Alternatives Assessment 101

  • Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Pam Eliason, Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
  • Pamela Spencer, ANGUS Chemical Company
  • Timothy Malloy, UCLA
  • Cathy Rudisill, SRC Inc.
  • Meredith Williams, California Department of Toxic Substances and Control

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JANUARY 25, 2018

Alternatives Assessment Webinar:
Lessons and Insights on the role of alternatives assessment in addressing emerging technologies

  • Dr. Treye Thomas, Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Dr. Chuck Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Dr. Dave Rejeski, Environmental Law Institute

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NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Interagency Alternatives Assessment Working Group Webinar
3D Printing: Emerging Hazards and the Application of Alternative Assessment

  • Justin Bours, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
  • Gary Roth, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 
  • Lauren Heine, Northwest Green Chemistry

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NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Enhancing European Efforts Towards Informed Substitution:
Findings and Reactions to a European Union Capacity Needs Assessment

  • Joel Tickner, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, UMASS Lowell
  • Matti Vainio, European Chemicals Agency
  • Molly Jacobs, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, UMASS Lowell
  • Meredith Williams, California Department of Toxic Substances Control

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JULY 12, 2016

Interagency Alternatives Assessment Discussion:
Collaboration Around Technical Feasibility Evaluation in Alternatives Assessment

  • Paul Yaroschak, DoD
  • Greg Morose, MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute

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JUNE 28, 2016

Interagency Alternatives Assessment Webinar:
Incentivizing Chemical Disclosure, Alternatives Assessments, and Safer Substitution via Product Sustainability Standards

  • Holly Elwood, USEPA Environmental Preferable Purchasing Group
  • Alison Kin Bennett, USEPA

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MARCH 14, 2016

Update on Alternatives Assessment Under Reach

  • Sanna Henrichson, European Chemicals Agency

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MARCH 10, 2016

Department of Defense Sustainability Analysis Process: Advancing Alternatives Comparisons

  • Paul Yaroschak, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • Craig Cammarata, Aligned Incentives

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FEBRUARY 25, 2016

Advance's in EPA's Rapid Exposure and Dosimetry Project

  • Kristin Isaacs, National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL)
  • John Wambaugh, National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT)

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FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Alternatives Assessment 125 Webinar
Alternatives Assessments Under REACH: Lessons Learned

  • Theirry Nicot and Denis Mottet, European Chemicals Agency
  • Julius Waller, EPPA
  • Tatiana Santos, European Environment Bureau

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FEBRUARY 17, 2015

Alternatives Assessment 124 Webinar
The Use of QSARs, Read Across, and Analogue Approaches in Inform Decision Making in Alternatives Assessment

  • Jay Tunkel, SRC Inc., Environmental Health Analysis Group
  • Cathy Rudisill, SRC Inc., Environmental Health Analysis Group

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JANUARY 21, 2015

Alternatives Assessment 123 Webinar
Mechanistic data in a Systematic Review Framework: Developing Confidence in Bodies of Evidence

  • Andrew Rooney, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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JANUARY 7, 2015

Alternatives Assessment 122 Webinar
Using Tox21 in Vitro Data for Hazard Identification, Development of Prioritization-appropriate Points of Departure and Chemical-class Read-across Applications

  • Richard Judson, USEPA

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APRIL 30, 2014

Alternatives Assessment Discussion Webinar
Safer Substitutes for Flame Retardant Chemicals Framing the Issues

  • Joel Tickner, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, UMASS Lowell

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APRIL 16, 2014

Alternatives Assessment Discussion Webinar
Alternatives assessment in exposure-based safety standards: Are they mutually exclusive?

  • Joel Tickner, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, UMASS Lowell

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DECEMBER 16, 2014

Alternatives Assessment 121 Webinar
Tox21: A U.S. Federal Collaboration to Improve the Human Hazard Characterization of Chemicals

  • Raymond Tice, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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MARCH 21, 2014

Alternatives Assessment 120 Webinar
Alternatives Assessment for Engineered Nanoparticles

  • Molly Jacobs, Lowell Center for Sustainable production
  • Dr. Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Dr. Lauren Heine, Clean Production Action

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MARCH 12, 2014

Alternatives Assessment 119 Webinar
The Role of Alternatives Assessment in Chemical Accident Prevention

  • Dr. Nicholas Ashford, MIT
  • Dr. Gerald Poje, Former Board Member Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
  • Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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JANUARY 29, 2014

Alternatives Assessment 118 Webinar
Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse Alternatives Assessment Guide 

  • Alex Stone, Senior Chemist, Washington Department of Ecology
  • Terri Goldberg, Executive Director, Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association
  • Topher Buck, IC2 Project Manager, Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association

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DECEMBER 19, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 117 Webinar
Challenges in Selecting Alternatives and Implementing Substitution – Cross Agency Perspectives  

  • Alissa Cordner, Whitman College
  • Paul Yaroshak, US Department of Defense
  • Treye Thomas, CPSC
  • Chris Weis, NIEHS

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DECEMBER 9, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 116 Webinar
Transitioning to safer chemicals to protect workers

  • Nuria Cavelle-Oller, European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
  • Ylva Gilbert, GAIA, Finland
  • Rebecca Reindel, US Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Jessica Schifano, US Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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NOVEMBER 4, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 115 Webinar
Identifying Safer Alternatives to Flame Retardants that are/contain Chemicals of Concern 

  • Pam Eliason, Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
  • Elizabeth Harriman, Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
  • Emma Lavoie, US EPA, Design for Environment Branch

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OCTOBER 28, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 114 Webinar
Flame Retardants: Framing the Issue

  • Alex Morgan, University of Dayton ResearchInstitute
  • Heather Stapleton, Duke University

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JUNE 11, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 113 Webinar
Addressing Trade-offs in Alternatives Assessment Processes

  • Adam Finkel, UMDNJ School of Public Health
  • Kathy Hart, US EPA
  • Ann Blake, Environmental and Public Health Consulting

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MAY 15, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 112 Webinar
Prioritizing Chemicals of Concern in Alternatives Assessment

  • Maria Doa, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Danie Dube, Environment Canada
  • Jack Geibig, Ecoform

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MARCH 4, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 111 Webinar
Interstate Clearinghouse on Chemicals Alternatives Assessment Guidance Document Process

  • Alex Stone, WA Department of Ecology

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MARCH 4, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 110 Webinar
Collaborations to Advance Safer Alternatives- Examples and Models

  • Kate Winnebeck, New York Pollution Prevention Institute
  • Monica Becker, Monica Becker and Associates

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JANUARY 11, 2013

Alternatives Assessment 109 Webinar
Advancing Informed Substitution and Safer Chemistry In Government Procurement

  • Dana Arnold, General Services Administration
  • Edward H. Rau, Environmental Protection Division, ORF DHHS-National Institutes of Health
  • Elizabeth Meer, New York Department of Environmental Conservation

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NOVEMBER 20, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 108 Webinar
The Role of Lifecycle Considerations in Chemicals Alternatives Assessment

  • Stig Olsen, Technical University of Denmark
  • Frans Christensen, COWI Consultants, Denmark
  • Bob Boughton, California Department of Toxic Substances Contro

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OCTOBER 23, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 107 Webinar
The Role of Exposure Information in Alternatives Assessment Processes 

  • Joel Ticker, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Cal Baier Anderson, Design for Environment Branch, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Hortensia Muniz-Ghazi, California Department of ToxicSubstances Control

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 106 Webinar
The Role of Exposure Information in Alternatives Assessment Processes

  • Elaine Cohen Hubal, Senior Scientist, U.S. EPA’s National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT)
  • Treye Thomas, Toxicologist and Leader of the Chemical Hazards Program, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Donna Heidel, Prevention through Design Coordinator, CDC/NIOSH Education and Information Division

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 105 Webinar
Supporting Adoption of Safer Alternatives

  • Anna Magnum, Lead, E3 North Carolina, NCSU, Industrial Extension Service
  • Tom Murray, Chief of the Prevention Analysis Branch in the EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention Pollution Prevention Division
  • Ben Vickery, Senior Technical Advisor, National Institute of Standards & Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program
  • Anahita Williamson, Director of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT

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JUNE 27, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 104 Webinar
How Agencies are Incentivizing the Adoption of Alternatives

  • Jessian Choy, City of San Francisco Office of Environment
  • Chris Geiger, City of San Francisco Office of Environment
  • Johnny Le, MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute
  • Greg Morose, MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute
  • Heidi Wilcox, MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute

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APRIL 24, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 103 Webinar
Case Examples and Lessons Learned

  • Cal Baier-Anderson, USEPA, Design for Environment
  • Alex Stone, Washington Department of Ecology 
  • Pam Eliason, MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute

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MARCH 6, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 102 Webinar
How Alternatives Assessment concepts are being and can be integrated into agency initiatives

  • Rebecca Reindel, Industrial Hygienist, OSHA
  • Donna Heidel, Prevention through Design Coordinator, NIOSH
  • Julie Fishman, Associate Director for Program Development, CDC, NCEH

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MARCH 6, 2012

Alternatives Assessment 101 Webinar
Overview and Introduction to Alternatives Assessment 

  • Joel Ticker, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Pam Eliason, MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute

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