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

Posted: May 21, 2019
Photo: Manufacturing along St. Clair River near Sarnia, Ontario. Credit: International Joint Commission.

(*Note: Public comment period extended until July 12, 2019)

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 strategy for Short Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCPs) is now available for public review on Binational.net. The period for interested agencies, organizations, and individuals to provide comments on the draft binational strategy is from May 22, 2019 to July 12, 2019. A public webinar will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (EST) to provide additional details on this Strategy.

*DRAFT Great Lakes Binational Strategy for SCCP Risk Management (PDF 953 KB)

Kindly use the Contact Us page to direct your submissions and questions by June 24, 2019.

More information on the Chemicals of Mutual Concern can be found at http://binational.net/dev/2016/05/31/cmcdesig-pcpmdesig/.