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January 7, 2013
China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that about 9 m.t. of aniline leaked from a plant owned by Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group (Lucheng, Shanxi...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Aniline-leak-in-China-cuts-off-citys-water-supply_48763.html
January 7, 2013
US EPA administrator Lisa Jackson says that she will leave the agency after President Obama’s State of the Union address later this month. Jackson, who on December 28 informed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Lisa-Jackson-steps-down-from-top-post-at-EPA_48787.html
January 7, 2013
EPA has released for public comment draft risk assessments for five chemicals used in household products, a move that represents a significant step in defining EPA’s approach to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EPA-proposes-risk-assessment-plans-for-five-chemicals_48759.html
January 7, 2013
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) says it will recommend to its board that it reject a citizens' petition for a ban on the use of bisphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Maine-DEP-recommends-rejection-of-citizen-BPA-petition_48736.html
January 7, 2013
Washington state's outgoing governor, Chris Gregoire (D.), has been added to the list of contenders for the top job at EPA, and President Obama is "about to nominate"...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Report-Obama-plans-to-nominate-outgoing-Governor-Gregoire-to-lead-EPA_48755.html
January 7, 2013
University of Missouri (MU) researchers say they have been unable to reproduce the results of a previous study that had linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased rates of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Researchers-say-new-study-unable-to-replicate-certain-BPA-findings_48762.html
January 4, 2013
Elliott: Need to compete on the world stage. Crotty: Shale would secure sites and jobs. The announcement earlier this month by UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Industry-welcomes-UK-decision-to-resume-fracking_48561.html
January 4, 2013
University of Missouri (MU) researchers say they have been unable to reproduce the results of a previous study that had linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased rates of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Researchers-fail-to-duplicate-study-linking-BPA-to-obesity-diabetes_48734.html
January 3, 2013
Ramnarine: Regulatory approvals pending. Mitsubishi Corp. is leading a consortium of investors to build a two-phase methanol-to-petrochemicals complex at La Brea, Trinidad, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Mitsubishi-Corp-leads-methanol-to-petrochemicals-consortium_48542.html
January 3, 2013
The Indian government has approved the country’s long-awaited urea investment policy, designed to encourage companies to build production plants and expand existing units. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Indian-government-approves-urea-project-investment-policy_48540.html
January 3, 2013
The Chinese government says it will allocate a special fund from its central budget to support the restructuring of China’s rare earth industry. The money will be used to finance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/China-announces-fund-to-support-rare-earth-industry_48538.html
January 3, 2013
SAE International (Warrendale, PA), a global group that sets voluntary technical standards for the automotive sector, says it is conducting an updated engineering review of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/SAE-to-reassess-safety-of-HFC-replacement_48537.html
January 3, 2013
Moss: Dialogue with EPA helped pare requirements. EPA has finalized its Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources (CMAS) rule, and changes made will give industry more certainty and narrow...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EPA-finalizes-CMAS-rule-extends-compliance-date_48536.html
January 3, 2013
EPA says it is working on a “state of the science” paper to update its research on low-dose health effects for endocrine disruptors. The findings will provide information...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EPA-proposes-assessment-review-model-for-endocrine_48535.html
January 2, 2013
US EPA has proposed a rule that would revise labeling requirements for certain active and inert ingredients in minimum risk pesticides. The proposal applies to products that EPA may...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EPA-proposes-labeling-changes-for-minimum-risk-pesticides_48685.html
January 2, 2013
The resignation of US EPA administrator Lisa Jackson has generated a varied response from industry, lawmakers, and other stakeholders involved in the debate over proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Choice-for-new-EPA-chief-seen-as-key-to-TSCA-debate_48658.html
January 2, 2013
Unilever says it will phase out the use of microplastics as a “scrub” in all personal care products by 2015, according to the Associated Press. The move is in response to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Unilever-to-phase-out-microplastics-by-2015_48663.html
December 28, 2012
US EPA administrator Lisa Jackson says that she will leave the agency after President Obama’s State of the Union address next month. Jackson, who informed EPA staff this morning...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Lisa-Jackson-steps-down-as-EPA-administrator_48660.html
December 27, 2012
PPG has declared force majeure at its Lake Charles, LA, commodity chemicals plant for vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and all grades of caustic soda after a fire on 24 December. The fire...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/PPG-declares-force-majeure-at-Lake-Charles_48640.html
December 20, 2012
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has rejected industry’s request for a full court rehearing of four landmark greenhouse gas (GHG) legal cases dealing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/US-appeals-court-rejects-industry-petition-for-rehearing-in-key-GHG-cases_48567.html
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