Video: CD Aero Eliminates nPB
Watch this 3-minute video to see CD Aero's manufacturing plant in New Bedford and learn from Ken Baron, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, how the company eliminated the use of n-propyl bromide (nPB), a TURA Higher Hazard Substance.

A leading manufacturer of film capacitors for industrial, medical and military applications, CD Aero is saving money and realizing an unexpected benefit. Since the new equipment takes up less space on the factory floor, CD Aero has expanded its manufacturing space.

Learn more details by viewing a recording of the TURI virtual demonstration event.
Companies Share Lessons Learned on Reducing Toxics
We provide you these videos so that you can hear directly from companies -- why did they decide to reduce toxics? How did they approach the process? What were the results and surprising benefits? Perhaps you'll be inspired to make changes at your company. TURI is here to help with grants, lab testing of safer alternatives and health and safety information.
Morgan Advanced Materials in New Bedford eliminates the use of TCE.
River Street Metal Finishing in Braintree reduces the use of sulfuric acid.
Riverdale Mills in Northbridge reduces the use of three toxic chemicals.
Topic of Administrative Council Meeting is PFAS
The TURA Administrative Council will meet on August 19, 10 AM to noon. Members will vote on whether to add the category of per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances not otherwise listed to the TURA List of Toxic or Hazardous Substances.

For more information, see the PFAS NOL Policy Analysis, or contact Tiffany Skogstrom, Executive Director of the TURA Administrative Council.
Last Chance: Register for the Toxics Use Reduction Planner Certification Course
If you are interested in joining a dynamic group of professionals already signed up for the Toxics Use Reduction Planner certification course, please register now.
One of the tools taught in the course, process flow diagrams, helps companies analyze processes to understand where toxics could be reduced.
The course, which begins on August 13, includes a six-week period to complete the asynchronous online training modules that cover all the fundamental elements of TUR planning.

This is followed by a five-week practicum that features best practices presented by veteran planners and group project work using a real-world industry case example. If you have any questions, contact Pam Eliason.
TUR Planner Continuing Education Conference
We have made the decision to stay with remote learning for the fall conference, and plan to hold the spring conference in person. 

As we plan the fall conference now, as well as webinars throughout the year, we'd appreciate your ideas for sessions. Do you have success stories or information you would be willing to share? Are there topics you would really like to hear about? Contact Pam Eliason to share your ideas.