Project Manager for the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2)

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) is seeking a Project Manager for the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2). The IC2 is an association of state, local, and tribal governments that promotes a clean environment, healthy communities, and a vital economy through the development and use of safer chemicals and products. The goals of the IC2 are to:

• Avoid duplication and enhance efficiency and effectiveness of agency initiatives on chemicals through collaboration and coordination
• Build governmental capacity to identify and promote safer chemicals and products
• Ensure that agencies, businesses, and the public have ready access to high quality and authoritative chemicals data, information, and assessment methods

The functions of the IC2 include:
• Supporting health and environmental agencies with development and implementation of programs to promote use of safer chemicals and products
• Supporting the development of alternatives assessment methods and identification of safer alternatives
• Sharing data and information on use, hazard, exposure, and alternatives
• Sharing strategies and outcomes on chemicals prioritization initiatives
• Building the capacity of agencies by sharing materials, strategies, and trainings
• Assisting agencies in meeting the relevant information needs of businesses, consumers, and the public

IC2 membership consists of Members (state, local, and tribal governments) and Supporting Members (non-governmental organizations, businesses, labor organizations, and academic programs). The IC2 is a program of NEWMOA. NEWMOA provides management and staff support for the Clearinghouse and serves as its fiscal agent.

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