Chemical Policy Summit Series Part V: Chemical Regulation After the Mid-Terms: What We Can Expect to See in 2019
The mid-term elections fundamentally changed the balance of power on Capitol Hill, and the result will have a significant impact on chemical regulation and environmental matters generally. The Democrats are now firmly in control of the House, and Congressional oversight will be in high gear. The House is widely expected to launch a dizzying number of investigations, almost certainly some of them related to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) positions on climate change, the role of science, ethical lapses, and deregulation in general. The use of subpoenas is also expected to be in full display this year. House and Senate leadership in key Committee assignments will change and so also will the personalities, tone, and content of Congressional oversight of and priority setting related to chemical and other environmental matters. Join us for a timely, focused, and riveting discussion.