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February 13, 2012
A court in Lyons, France has found Monsanto guilty of causing the neurological problems of a farmer who inhaled the weed killer alachlor, sold under the brand name Lasso. The court has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Court-Orders-Monsanto-to-Compensate-Farmer-in-French-Pesticide-Case_41302.html
February 13, 2012
EPA has issued its final health assessment for the dry cleaning solvent and degreaser tetrachloroethylene (perc) under the agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Finalizes-IRIS-Assessment-for-Tetrachloroethylene-Update_41293.html
February 10, 2012
Dover Chemical will pay $1.4 million to settle alleged violations of the Toxic  Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA says. Dover violated TSCA part 720 by manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Dover-Chemical-to-Pay-$1-4-Million-to-Settle-Alleged-TSCA-Violations_41282.html
February 2, 2012
EPA has missed its self-imposed January 31 deadline for issuing its assessment of dioxin’s potential noncancer health effects. Industry groups have argued the proposed reference...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Misses-Deadline-for-Finalizing-its-Dioxin-Assessment_40982.html
January 30, 2012
Advanced biofuels are set to become an important factor in the global economy and could replace more than 50% of the world's gasoline demand in 2030, according to a report by Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Novozymes-Biofuels-Could-Replace-more-than-50-percent-Gasoline-Demand-by-2030_40905.html
January 30, 2012
EPA is requesting nominations for outside experts to review its controversial report linking water contamination in Wyoming to hydraulic fracturing. EPA's draft analysis met with...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Seeks-Experts-to-Review-Controversial-Fracking-Report_40912.html
January 30, 2012
The European Commission says it has launched an online public consultation on possible measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from ships. Public comment is open throughl...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-Seeks-Comment-on-Reducing-Maritime-GHG-Emissions_40910.html
January 30, 2012
The Asian Development Bank (ADB; Manila) says it will help China set up a pilot provincial emissions trading system that could pave the way for a national scheme and lower greenhouse...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/China-Plans-Emission-Trading-Pilot-Program_40909.html
January 30, 2012
Tomblin: West Virgina makes pitch for Northeast petrochemical investment. Lawmakers in West Virginia have passed a law providing 25 years of property tax incentives for companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/West-Virginia-Approves-25-year-Tax-Break-for-Petchem-Investors_40904.html
January 30, 2012
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC; Washington) has filed suit to block the U.S. EPA’s conditional approval of nanosilver, an antimicrobial used in textiles, medical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/NRDC-Challenges-EPA-Nanopesticide-Approval_40898.html
January 30, 2012
Rosenberg: Work on TSCA imperative. Improving the federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), work on a planned ACI sustainability charter, and preventing attempts to undermine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/TSCA-Tops-ACIs-2012-Advocacy-Agenda_40896.html
January 30, 2012
A health and environment advocacy group has released a report calling for increased federal oversight of bisphenol A (BPA). The group is seeking short-term and long-term action on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Report-Urges-Federal-Regulation-of-Bisphenol-A_40895.html
January 30, 2012
The U.S. National Research Council has detailed a plan the U.S. should follow for assessing the safety of nanomaterials in anticipation of their increased use in a wide variety of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Officials-Detail-Plans-for-Nanomaterials-Research_40893.html
January 30, 2012
The European Parliament approved earlier this month a proposal for new legislation to harmonize the various regulations for biocides in the European Union (EU). The new Biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-Approves-New-Biocides-Regulations_40892.html
January 30, 2012
Biotech has been in the news this week with innovation deals and developments including those that emerged at The Biobased Chemicals Summit held in San Diego this past week was the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Jan-30_40885.html
January 27, 2012
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC; Washington) has filed suit to block the U.S. EPA’s conditional approval of nanosilver, an antimicrobial used in textiles, medical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/NRDC-Sues-EPA-to-Block-Nanopesticide-Approval_40869.html
January 26, 2012
A health and environment advocacy group has released a report calling for increased federal oversight of bisphenol A (BPA), detailing short- and long-term action on U.S. federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Report-Details-Action-Federal-Authorities-Can-Take-to-Regulate-BPA_40792.html
January 26, 2012
Advanced biofuels are set to become an important factor in the global economy and could replace more than 50% of the world's gasoline demand in 2030, according to a report by Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Study-Biofuels-Could-Replace-50-percent-of-Gasoline-by-2030_40779.html
January 26, 2012
Desso (Waalwijk, the Netherlands), a manufacturer of carpets and flooring systems made from materials such as nylon 6, nylon 6,6 and polypropylene (PP), in 2007 changed its business...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Cradle-to-Cradle-Manufacture-Flooring-Producer-Desso-Lays-Out-New-Approach_40781.html
January 26, 2012
Celtic Renewables (Edinburgh, U.K.), a biotech company developing a process for converting whiskey byproducts into biobutanol and other biochemicals, has been launched yesterday. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-K-Spin-out-Firm-to-Generate-BioButanol-from-Whiskey-Byproduct_40714.html
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