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July 2, 2015
As we’ve watched TPA and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) pass in both the House and Senate in recent days, we’ve heard little or no mention of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, legislation that temporarily suspends a duty on an imported raw material that is not available in the United States....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Trade-agenda-moves-forward-but-dont-forget-the-miscellaneous-tariff-bill_71863.html
June 30, 2015
Fifty three small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from Germany’s chemical industry have announced that they “completely convinced” in their support of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Germanys-chemical-SMEs-in-favor-of-TTIP_71758.html
June 29, 2015
The development control committee at the county council of Lancashire, UK, has denied planning consent for Cuadrilla's (Lichfield, UK) application to explore for shale gas at two sites...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/UK-council-rejects-two-fracking-applications-by-Cuadrilla-chemical-industry-calls-decision-disappointing_71726.html
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
June 25, 2015
US producers of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have asked for antidumping duties on imports originating in China. An industry group, the American HFC Coalition, says it has filed a petition with the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission, alleging that underpriced blends and components from China are being imported into the US market with dumping margins ranging from 100% to more than 300%....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/US-producers-of-HFCs-allege-dumping-by-China-ask-for-duties_71663.html
June 24, 2015
Industry groups praised passage of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576) in the U.S. House of Representatives as a significant step toward reforming the outdated chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/House-passes-TSCA-reform-bill_71576.html
June 24, 2015
An 18-wheeler truck rig collided with an above-ground section of pipeline in Houston on 22 June, resulting in the release of propylene after transfer of material ownership to Shell...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Truck-collision-with-Houston-pipeline-causes-propylene-release_71554.html
June 19, 2015
Construtora Norberto Odebrecht (CNO; São Paulo), a fully owned subsidiary of Odebrecht Group (Salvador, Brazil), has confirmed that the federal police fulfilled search and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Offices-of-Odebrecht-subsidiary-searched-CEO-reportedly-arrested-as-Petrobras-corruption-case-builds-up_71478.html
June 16, 2015
India has levied antidumping duties on nylon tire cord fabric (NTCF) imports from China for a further five years, effective 12 June, the Ministry of Finance (New Delhi) says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/India-imposes-dumping-duties-on-nylon-tire-cord-fabric-from-China-for-a-further-5-years_71337.html
June 15, 2015
A peak in worldwide energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, says the International Energy Agency (IEA; London) in a special report on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/International-Energy-Agency-highlights-likely-success-factors-for-Paris-climate-summit_71317.html
June 15, 2015
Westlake Chemical has created a Web site focused on proposed IRS regulations that it says threaten the eligibility of Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP) to receive key tax benefits....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Westlake-creates-Web-site-focused-on-threat-of-proposed-IRS-regulations_71280.html
June 10, 2015
The European Parliament voted Tuesday to postpone the vote on a resolution on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The parliament subsequently voted Wednesday, by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Parliament-postpones-vote-debate-on-TTIP-VCI-sees-no-issue_71143.html
June 9, 2015
SC Johnson announced today that it will offer product-specific fragrance disclosures to consumers as the “next step … [in its] its decades-long journey to transform...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/SC-Johnson-expands-ingredient-transparency-efforts_71110.html
June 9, 2015
The OECD has today published new information on a number of nanomaterials, marking the end of a seven-year testing program. The testing program encompassed eleven commercially viable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/OECD-releases-information-on-tests-used-to-determine-the-safety-of-nanomaterials_71105.html
June 4, 2015
Molycorp, the sole US-based maker of rare earth oxides, is preparing to file for bankruptcy, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The company had $1.7 billion in debt and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Report-Rare-earths-producer-Molycorp-on-verge-of-bankruptcy_71024.html
June 4, 2015
The Federation of German Industries (BDI; Berlin) and the trade union IG BCE (Hanover), representing workers in the chemical, mining, and energy sectors, have released the results of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Germany-Industry-association-trade-union-call-for-more-effective-ways-to-reduce-carbon-dioxide-emissions_71001.html
June 3, 2015
Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP) says regulations proposed last month by the IRS would unfairly affect its shareholders and those of Westlake Chemical (WLK) by reversing a private-letter ruling (PLR) that the master limited partnership (MLP) would be eligible for key federal tax benefits....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Westlake-says-proposed-MLP-regulations-unfair-to-shareholders_70978.html
June 3, 2015
Renewable fuels and chemicals maker Gevo (Englewood, CO) says today that it has entered into an agreement with FCStone Merchant Services (New York) to originate and supply corn for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/alternativefuels/Gevo-signs-corn-supply-deal-for-Luverne-plant_70972.html
June 2, 2015
Members of the European Parliament’s international committee on trade (INTA) have approved a series of draft recommendations to the European Commission’s negotiators on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Parliaments-trade-committee-approves-TTIP-recommendations_70866.html
June 2, 2015
The European Parliament’s committee on industry, research, and energy, in a draft opinion, has called on the parliament’s environment, public health, and food safety...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Parliament-committee-calls-for-action-on-climate-change_70936.html
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