Draft Binational Strategies for Chemicals of Mutual Concern Available for Public Review

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Binational Strategies to reduce the release and impact of Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMC). The draft strategies for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) are now available for public review on binational.net.

* DRAFT Binational Strategy for PCB Risk Management PDF (1.9 MB)
* DRAFT Binational Strategy for HBCD Risk Management PDF (964K)

At this time, we are offering interested agencies, organizations, and individuals an opportunity to provide comments on the draft binational strategies. Webinars to present the strategies, answer questions and receive comments will be held on June 28, 2017 from 10am-12pm EST / 9am-11am CST (starting with PCB followed by HBCD) and on July 13, 2017 from 10am-12pm EST / 9am-11am CST (starting with PCB followed by HBCD).

Webinar: https://gts-ee.webex.com/meet/glwqa-aqeglec.gc.ca.

Call-in number: 1-877-413-4790. Conference ID: 3112040.

More information on the Chemicals of Mutual Concern can be found at https://binational.net/2016/05/31/cmcdesig-pcpmdesig/.
Please use the Contact Us page to direct your submissions and questions by July 17, 2017.

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