Hearing: "Ban Asbestos Now: Taking Action to Save Lives and Livelihoods."

Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

2322 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
This is a legislative hearing on H.R. 1603, the "Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019".

Witnesses

Panel one

The Honorable Alexandra Dunn
Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Responses to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 05/21/2020 at 09:25 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM

Panel two

Dr. Celeste Monforton DrPH, MPH
Lecturer, Texas State University, on behalf of American Public Health Association

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Ms. Rebecca Reindel MS, MPH
Senior Safety and Health Specialist, on behalf of AFL-CIO

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  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
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Ms. Linda Reinstein
Co-Founder, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)

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  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
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Mr. Mike Walls
Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council

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  • Responses to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 05/21/2020 at 09:25 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1603, the "Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019" [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the American Alliance for Innovation (AAI) [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - NYT Article (May 8, 2019) [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - NYT Article (August 10, 2018) [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the International Association of Fire Fighters [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the National Association of Home Builders [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the National Rural Water Association [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Internal Comments from Richard Mednick (EPA Region 10) (1) [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Internal Comments from Richard Mednick (EPA Region 10) (2) [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Chlorine Institute [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Opening Statement - Chairman Tonko [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Walden [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Shimkus [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM
  • Member Statement - Rep. Bonamici [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Transcript - Unedited [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 12:26 PM

First Published: May 1, 2019 at 04:29 PM
Last Updated: May 21, 2020 at 09:25 AM