National Phase Out of PFOS: RIS

DGAG/CHCN Extra Network Meeting at MFB Burnley Complex,

15 Feb 2018, 5.45pm for 6.15pm – 8.15pm

Consultation on the RIS: National Phase Out of PFOS. The PFAS Standards Section, Aust Govt Dept of the Environment and Energy will be presenting & discussing.

We will hear about & discuss the draft Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on options for a national phase out of Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) & related chemicals, including Salts & Perfluorooctane Sulfonyl Fluoride (PFOSF).

Consultation on the RIS closes on Monday 26 February 2018.
“Regulation Impact Statement for Consultation on a National Phase Out of PFOS – Ratification of the Stockholm Convention Amendment on PFOS” (157 pages, updated 8 November 2017) (Docx – 2.64 Mb; or pdf – 1.22 Mb



Commander Frank Besanko, Dangerous Goods Manager, MFB
has kindly arranged the MFB Burnley venue for us.
At the MFB there is No Cost to attendees.

In Richmond at the MFB Burnley Complex, 450 Burnley St, Richmond 3121
Melways Map 44 G12 (or Inner City 2H D12).

Visitors car parking is available at the front of the building.
All visitors are to report to Security at the Reception,
and will be directed to the Meeting Room we will use.
Tea / coffee and will be available before we start.

Afterwards we will go to the Vietnam Town (Vietnamese & Chinese) Restaurant at 8.30pm until about 9.45-10.00pm.
This is an inexpensive restaurant at 256 Bridge Rd close to the corner of Bridge Rd and Church St Richmond.
ph: 9421-2829.

We can manage up to 80 persons coming to this DGAG/CHCN PFOS Extra Meeting at the MFB Burnley Complex.

1/ Please pass this email onto anyone or any other groups who might be interested.

2/ Please email me you are coming for this DGAG/CHCN PFOS Extra Meeting,
so that we can keep track of the numbers in case it we can’t fit some

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