Government and Regulatory

AFS strives to be an advocate for the industry in government and regulatory issues, whether it's through in-plant consultations for OSHA compliance or meeting with elected officials on important legislative topics.

The experts on staff at AFS stay abreast of environmental topics, such as air, water, climate change, and waste and recycling regulations and legistion and advocate for policies that are beneficial to metalcasting businesses and their employees. We offer corporate members Government Affairs and EHS Solutions programs to stay on top of the legislative and regulatory climate.

Government & Regulatory News

  • 04.16.14: AFS Signs Letter Regarding Clean Air Act

    The American Foundry Society (AFS) has joined 35 other trade associations in signing a letter sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to EPA's Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC).

  • 03.31.14: AFS Testifies in Public Hearing on OSHA Proposed Crystalline Silica Rule

    On Friday, March 28, a panel of representatives for the American Foundry Society and the U.S. metalcasting industry presented testimony during public hearings held at the U.S. Department of Labor on the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed crystalline silica standard.

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