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January 14, 2014
Socma today announced that 12 firms, including makers of specialty chemicals, distributors, and service providers, have joined the lobbying group. The new members were approved by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Socma-membership-rises_57966.html
January 13, 2014
ACC and Socma last week announced their support for Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation introduced in Congress last week. The legislation, if passed, would...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ACC-Socma-announce-support-of-Trade-Promotion-Authority-legislation_57926.html
January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Monsanto-signs-option-agreement-to-support-biologicals-platform_57923.html
January 9, 2014
Member states of the European Union have voted to postpone the sale of 900 million carbon dioxide emission allowances under the EU's emissions trading system (EU ETS), a move that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Union-agrees-to-postpone-sale-of-carbon-emission-allowances_57829.html
January 9, 2014
Solvay has issued a statement confirming that the planned divestment of the company's 70.59% stake in polyvinyl chloride producer Solvay Indupa to Braskem is moving ahead and does not...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Solvay-sale-of-Indupa-stake-to-Braskem-is-underway-does-not-depend-on-deal-for-listed-Indupa-shares_57827.html
January 8, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it is considering a legal challenge to plans by the Israeli government to seek higher royalties and taxes from the company's phosphate and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ICL-considers-legal-challenge-to-possible-hike-in-mining-royalties-and-taxes_57820.html
January 8, 2014
W.R. Grace, which hopes to exit from bankruptcy later this month after nearly 13 years in Chapter 11, is looking to secure $1.55 billion in exit financing from several banks, reports...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/W-R-Grace-looking-to-obtain-$1-55-billion-in-exit-financing_57817.html
January 8, 2014
A judge in California has increased the fine to be paid by Sherwin-Williams (SW), NL Industries, and ConAgra in a lead paint case, from $1.1 billion to $1.15 billion. The decision, by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Judge-raises-fine-in-Sherwin-Williams-lead-paint-case_57801.html
January 6, 2014
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) says that, based on preliminary findings, three genetically modified seeds developed by Dow Chemical "do not pose a plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/gmo/USDA-recommends-that-Dows-Enlist-seeds-be-deregulated_57745.html
January 3, 2014
The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS; Moscow) has fined Siberian Chemical Co. (SCC; Kazan) 123.5 million Russian rubles ($3.7 million) for the company's participation in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Russias-antitrust-authority-fines-an-additional-member-of-S-PVC-price-fixing-cartel_57734.html
January 3, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it expects, in 2014, to receive about twice the number of applications for authorization to use substances of very high concern...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-expects-applications-to-authorize-SVHCs-will-double-in-2014_57731.html
December 26, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for nine copper compounds: copper (II) oxide; copper...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-calls-for-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-nine-copper-compounds_57657.html
December 23, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on the potential for substitution of glutaraldehyde, under the appropriate article of the Biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-opens-consultation-on-potential-for-substitution-of-glutaraldehyde_57630.html
December 20, 2013
Huntsman’s $1.33-billion acquisition of Rockwood’s titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments business has cleared the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) waiting period under US antitrust law...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Huntsman-Rockwood-TiO2-deal-clears-US-antitrust-barrier_57606.html
December 18, 2013
Sherwin-Williams (SW), NL Industries and ConAgra foods were found liable to pay $1.1 billion to replace or mitigate lead paint in thousands of homes in California in a court ruling...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Sherwin-Williams-NL-Industries-ordered-to-pay-$1-1-billion-in-lead-paint-case_57489.html
December 18, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that two neonicotinoid insecticides, acetamiprid and imidacloprid, may affect the developing human nervous system. EFSA's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-to-assess-potential-link-between-neonicotinoids-and-developmental-neurotoxicity_57468.html
December 18, 2013
The European Council, through the permanent representatives committee, has agreed with the European parliament on a draft regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases), to apply...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Europe-introduces-regulation-to-restrict-fluorinated-greenhouse-gases_57483.html
December 17, 2013
EPA today announced the release of data from innovative screening technologies for 1,800 chemicals that are found in industrial and consumer products, food additives, and drugs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EPA-releases-screening-data-on-1800-chemicals-looks-to-accelerate-assessments_57461.html
December 16, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that it has added seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the candidate list for authorization, under the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-adds-seven-SVHCs-to-candidate-list-for-authorization_57423.html
December 16, 2013
China will reduce rare earth exports during 2014, the Ministry of Commerce (Beijing) has announced. China set its first batch of these quotas for 2014 at 15,110 m.t., a 2.5% decline...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/China-reduces-rare-earth-export-quotas-for-first-half-of-2014_57417.html
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