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Department of Toxic Substances Control
Safer Products and Workplaces Program
P.O. Box 806
Sacramento, CA 95812-0806

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GRSP Meetings

The Green Ribbon Science Panel meets as often as DTSC deems necessary, with consideration of available resources. The meetings are open to the public.

The Panel provides advice and acts as a resource to the Director of the Department of Toxic Substances Control and the California Environmental Policy Council on a variety of scientific and technical matters related to developing green chemistry and chemicals policy recommendations and implementation strategies.

Upcoming Green Ribbon Science Panel Meetings

A meeting is scheduled for July 17-18, 2017 at the CalEPA Building in Sacramento, California. Check back later for meeting details to be posted on this page.

Green Ribbon Science Panel Past Meetings (Archive)

Past meeting archives of the Green Ribbon Science Panel are listed below.  The meeting links take you to pages that contain all the supporting documents from the meetings.


August 1, 2016 | Webinar
Green Ribbon Science Panel (GRSP or Panel) Orientation Training Workshop, August 2016


November 12-13, 2015 | Sacramento, CA
Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide, November 2015


October 20-21, 2014 | Sacramento, CA
3 Year Priority Product Work Plan & Alternatives Analysis Guidance Synopsis, October 2014

June 25, 2014 | Sacramento, CA
3-Year Priority Product Work Plan, June 2014

April 9-10, 2014 | Sacramento, CA
Priority Product Selection Process and Alternatives Analysis Process, April 2014

January 29, 2014 | Multiple Locations
Reconvened GRSP. Panel Kickoff and Orientation, January 2014


July 14-15, 2011 | Sacramento, CA
Safer Alternatives Regulations Development, July 2011

May 5-6, 2011 | Sacramento, CA
Safer Alternatives Regulations Development, May 2010

February 4, 2011 | Teleconference
Future Process Considerations for the Green Ribbon Science Panel, February 2011


September 9, 2010 | Sacramento, CA
Alternatives Analysis, September 2010

May 12-13, 2010 | Sacramento, CA
Safer Alternatives Regulations Development, May 2010

March 11 & March 15, 2010 | Teleconference
Draft Conceptual Process Flow Chart for Safer Products, March 2010

January 28-29, 2010 | Sacramento, CA
Toxics Information Clearinghouse, January 2010


December 10, 2009 | Teleconference
Public/Private Partnerships, December 2009

October 14, 2009 | Sacramento, CA
Safer Alternative Rules, October 2009

April 29-30, 2009 | Sacramento, CA
Safer Alternative Rules, April 2009

Resource Documents

Documents Submitted by Green Ribbon Science Panel Members

The following documents were submitted to the public, fellow GRSP members and DTSC for consideration.

2010 Documents:

  • Written comments from GRSP member Julia Quint, Ph.D. on the Outline of the Draft Regulations for Safer Products (6/3/10)

  • Tiered Alternative Analysis Flowchart concept developed by panel members Dr. Ann Blake, Dr. Ken Geiser and Dr. Kelly Moran that was presented to the GRSP on May 12, 2010. (5/12/10)

2009 Documents:

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