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January 2, 2012
The U.S. EPA has proposed significant new use rules (SNURs) for 17 chemical substances, the result of a legal settlement after EPA was sued for not complying with portions of the Toxic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Proposes-SNURs-for-17-Substances_40128.html
January 2, 2012
EPA says it has finalized the 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), which again mandates far lower volumes of cellulosic biofuels than outlined by the Energy Independence and Security...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Revises-Renewable-Fuels-Standards_40131.html
January 2, 2012
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has submitted to the European Commission its recommendation that 13 substances of very high concern (SVHC) in future should not be used...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-Officials-13-SVHCs-Should-No-Longer-Be-Used_40039.html
January 2, 2012
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has signed into law a bill detailing permit requirements for horizontal drilling in West Virginia, including in the Marcellus Shale. The law...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/West-Virginia-Bill-Regulating-Marcellus-Shale-Signed-Into-Law_40038.html
January 2, 2012
ACC is asking EPA to withdraw its review of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, saying that recently passed legislation will require the agency to demonstrate how the assessment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-Asks-EPA-to-Withdraw-Dioxin-Assessment-Cites-Recent-IRIS-Mandate_40040.html
January 2, 2012
EPA has partially granted a petition from environmental groups asking the agency develop rules requiring makers of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluids to submit existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Federal-Fracking-Disclosure-Decision-Targets-Chemical-Firms_40037.html
January 2, 2012
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's recent Chemistry and Light Vehicles report. A total of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Report-Tallies-Light-Vehicles-Growing-Importance-in-North-American-Industry_40042.html
January 2, 2012
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has granted a petition by power companies, as well as some states and lawmakers, seeking a stay in the scheduled implementation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Appeals-Court-Stays-Implementation-of-Cross-State-Emissions-Rule_40126.html
January 2, 2012
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has granted a petition by power companies, as well as some states and lawmakers, seeking a stay in the scheduled implementation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Appeals-Court-Stalls-Implementation-of-Cross-State-Emissions-Rule_40112.html
December 30, 2011
The U.S. EPA has proposed significant new use rules (SNURs) for 17 chemical substances, the result of a legal settlement after EPA was sued for not complying with portions of the Toxic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-EPA-Proposes-Significant-New-Use-Rules-for-17-Substances_40084.html
December 27, 2011
EPA has partially granted a petition from environmental groups asking the agency develop rules requiring makers of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluids to submit existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Fracking-Disclosure-Decision-Targets-Chemical-Firms_40032.html
December 27, 2011
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has signed into law a bill detailing permit requirements for horizontal drilling in West Virginia, including in the Marcellus Shale. The law...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/West-Virginia-Governor-Signs-Bill-Regulating-Marcellus-Shale_40018.html
December 23, 2011
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's latest Chemistry and Light Vehicles report, released this...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 22, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has submitted to the European Commission its recommendation that 13 substances of very high concern (SVHC) in future should not be used...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ECHA-Recommends-13-Substances-Not-to-Be-Used-without-Authorization_39991.html
December 22, 2011
ACC is asking EPA to withdraw its review of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, saying that recently passed legislation will require the agency to demonstrate how the assessment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACC-Asks-EPA-to-Withdraw-Dioxin-Assessment-Due-to-New-IRIS-Mandate_39995.html
December 21, 2011
Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract by Honeywell to provide engineering services for a previously announced hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) project at Honeywell's Baton...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Jacobs-Awarded-Contract-for-Honeywell-HFO-Project_39968.html
December 20, 2011
The European Commission says it has opened an antitrust investigation into agreements between Honeywell and DuPont for the development of a new refrigerant for air conditioning systems...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-Launches-Antitrust-Investigation-of-Honeywell-and-DuPont-over-Car-Refrigerant_39898.html
December 20, 2011
Neste Oil (Helsinki) announced the construction of a pilot plant to produce microbial oil based on waste, at Porvoo, Finland. The pilot plant will be the first designed to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Neste-Oil-to-Build-a-Pilot-Plant-for-the-Production-of-Waste-Based-Microbial-Oil_39803.html
December 19, 2011
U.S. lawmakers have passed an omnibus spending bill requiring EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) to incorporate "based on chemical specific datasets and biological...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Spending-Bill-Requires-EPA-Conform-With-NAS-Policy_39929.html
December 19, 2011
Canada’s environment minister Peter Kent says the country is withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol, the world’s only legally binding instrument for curbing greenhouse gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Canada-Withdraws-from-Kyoto-Climate-Accord_39920.html
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