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April 2, 2012
Health Canada has issued a preliminary risk assessment of the antimicrobial triclosan, saying it is not harmful to human health but “significant amounts can cause harm to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Canadas-Triclosan-Assessment-Identifies-Potential-Harm-to-the-Environment_42432.html
March 28, 2012
The U.S. FDA has through March 31 to respond to a petition seeking restrictions on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/FDA-Response-to-BPA-Petition-Due-by-April-1_42352.html
March 28, 2012
Canadian public health officials are preparing to release a preliminary risk assessment for the antimicrobial triclosan, and the findings could have widespread commercial implications...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Canadas-Triclosan-Risk-Assessment-Slated-for-Release-March-31_42341.html
March 26, 2012
Ongoing inaction to prevent global climate change will lead to irreversible environmental damage and curb economic growth, according to a report published today by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/OECD-Inaction-on-Climate-Change-Would-Curb-Economic-Growth_42296.html
March 26, 2012
U.K. government energy secretary Edward Davey has launched a competition worth up to £20 million ($36 million) to fund the development of innovations in Carbon Capture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-K-Competition-to-Award-up-to-$31-Million-for-Innovative-CCS-Technology_42298.html
March 26, 2012
The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment that would have subsidized natural gas vehicles, a measure industry groups had opposed. The Senate vote, 51-47, fell short of the 60 votes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Senate-Rejects-Natural-Gas-Subsidies_42297.html
March 26, 2012
The U.S., European Union (EU), and Japan have launched a legal challenge to China’s restrictions on exports of rare earths. They have jointly requested dispute settlement...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Obama-Leads-Challenge-to-Chinas-Rare-Earths-Export-Quotas_42294.html
March 26, 2012
McDonald's Corp. has agreed to test market a switch from polystyrene to paper cups in 200 locations, primarily on the U.S. West Coast, after a group of shareholders urged the fast food...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/McDonalds-Tests-Phaseout-of-Polystyrene-in-Beverage-Containers_42288.html
March 26, 2012
Syngenta says it has received regulatory approval to sell its quadruple-stacked corn seed in Argentina. The Agrisure Viptera 4 seed adds Syngenta’s MIR604 corn rootworm trait to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Argentina-Approves-Syngenta-Corn-Trait_42286.html
March 26, 2012
Harvest Hiccup: Growers say there is a need for research into viable alternatives to methyl bromide. Arysta LifeScience (Cary, NC) says it will halt U.S. sales of the controversial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Arysta-LifeScience-Halts-U-S-Sales-of-Methyl-Iodide_42285.html
March 23, 2012
This Week on CW:   Growth in the chemical industry in China is slowing, but still strong, and higher than in developed economies. Most analysts say the country can avoid a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Mar-23_42276.html
March 23, 2012
The European Union (EU) has begun to implement the 'Evaluation' component of its Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. An initial list of 90...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-Launches-Evaluation-Stage-of-Reach_41946.html
March 21, 2012
Arysta LifeScience (Cary, NC) says it will halt U.S. sales of the controversial pesticide methyl iodide following an internal review of the product's economic viability. Methyl iodide...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Arysta-LifeScience-Halts-U-S-Sales-of-Methyl-Iodide_42154.html
March 20, 2012
EPA has proposed significant new use requirements for five groups of substances including polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), part of the agency’s ongoing effort to improve...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Proposes-Significant-New-Use-Requirements-for-PBDEs_42125.html
March 14, 2012
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) and the Cluster of Engineering and Advanced Materials (EAM) at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (Erlangen, Germany) have announced that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Merck-KGaA-Forms-Collaboration-to-Develop-Materials-for-Energy-Efficient-Processes_41913.html
March 14, 2012
The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment that would have subsidized natural gas vehicles, a measure industry groups had opposed. The Senate vote, 51-47, fell short of the 60 votes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Senate-Rejects-Natural-Gas-Amendment_41986.html
March 13, 2012
EPA says it will conduct more testing at Pavillion, WY where a recent draft report indicated water contamination was caused by hydraulic fracturing, the first time the agency had...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-to-Conduct-More-Water-Quality-Tests-at-Pavillion-WY_41921.html
March 12, 2012
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed a lawsuit filed by organic growers seeking protection from potential patent infringement lawsuits by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Monsanto-Wins-Round-in-Transgenic-Infringement-Suit_41949.html
March 12, 2012
Several U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill that would result in more resources for FDA officials to conduct inspection of overseas drug ingredient manufacturers. The terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Bill-Would-Fund-FDA-Pharma-Inspections_41948.html
March 12, 2012
EPA has identified seven chemicals it will do risk assessments on this year, part of the agency’s stated goal of improving management of existing chemicals under the Toxic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Seven-TSCA-Risk-Assessments-Slated-for-this-Year_41932.html
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