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Susan Wade May 2019

The Landscape for Water Infrastructure Investments in 2019

Representative John Katko (R-NY) told vinyl industry advocates that new investments in American infrastructure are critically needed and he urged participants to press their lawmakers to continue their push for more funding.

Vinyl business leaders take to Capitol Hill
Advocacy
Susan Wade May 2019

Vinyl Industry Advocates Take to Capitol Hill

Over 50 vinyl business leaders took to Capitol Hill on May 15 to highlight key industry issues and press members of Congress and their staffs for support. In the course of almost 100 meetings, they asked for support in areas ranging from regulatory reform to water infrastructure. 

Advocacy
Apr 2019

What is the Green New Deal?

The Green New Deal has been getting a lot of buzz in DC lately.  But what is the GND and what doe

Advocacy
Apr 2019

VI Meets with White House to Discuss USMCA

This week, VI's President & CEO, Ned Monroe, and VP of Government Affairs, Kevin Koonce, met

Photo credit: John Tlumacki/Boston Globe
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Susan Wade Apr 2019

EPA Assistant Administrator to Speak at Vinyl Industry Fly-in

Alexandra Dunn, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, will be speaking to industry insiders May 14 at the vinyl industry congressional fly-in.

EPA TSCA Substance Priority List
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Susan Wade Mar 2019

VI Issues Statement on EPA's Announcement of TSCA Priority Substances List

EDC is a reasonable choice for review, as it is already highly regulated, widely studied and has a low potential for public exposure. The Vinyl Institute is prepared to constructively work with the EPA to provide data from the industry.