Environmental, Health & Safety

The AWPA Operations Steering Committee and the
Environmental Affairs Subcommittee members
work with AWPA’s Director of Government Affairs,
Janet Kopenhaver, to monitor Environmental, Labor
and Safety regulations and legislation which affect
wire and wire products company plants.

AWPA comments are prepared and submitted within the regulatory or legislative process to highlight members’ concerns with laws and regulations that negatively impact the members’ ability to be competitive in the global market.

Twice a year, federal agencies publish their Regulatory Agendas and Regulatory Plans. The activities included in the Agenda are, in general, those that will have regulatory action within the next 12 months. The current agenda is here:

December 2016 Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

Following is information on other issues currently being monitored by AWPA:

Chlorinated Paraffins

Other Issues/Resources