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April 2, 2015
Braskem has launched an internal investigation into illegal payments it is alleged to have made to Petrobras, Braskem says in a securities filing. Petrobras is embroiled in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Braskem-opens-internal-probe-into-alleged-payments-to-Petrobras_69134.html
March 31, 2015
John Bresland, the former chair of the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington), now president for Process Safety Risk Assessment LLC, has urged the petrochemical industry to lobby...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Bresland-urges-AFPM-to-lobby-for-CSB-board-members-with-industry-experience_69018.html
March 26, 2015
The European Parliament's committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) says that the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/TTIP-European-Parliament-committee-calls-for-support-of-SMEs-energy-intensive-sector-access-to-US-markets_68938.html
March 26, 2015
The presidency of the European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, currently held by Latvia, has a mandate to start...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Council-ready-to-negotiate-with-parliament-over-market-stability-reserve_68934.html
March 26, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published its first annual report on the implementation of its road map for substances of very high concern (SVHC). The Roadmap for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-provides-update-on-SVHC-2020-road-map_68892.html
March 19, 2015
The provincial government of Saskatchewan is implementing interim changes to potash taxation. The province is changing the way in which potash companies can claim capital expenditures...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Saskatchewan-introduces-changes-to-potash-taxation-PotashCorp-disappointed_68701.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has adopted the final community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2015–2017. A total of 134 substances are to be evaluated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-adopts-community-rolling-action-plan-for-2015-2017-134-substances-to-be-evaluated-48-in-this-year_68700.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its risk assessment committee (RAC) is continuing to deliberate on a proposal from France to restrict the use of bisphenol A...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-considers-proposal-to-restrict-BPA-in-thermal-paper_68697.html
March 17, 2015
About 55% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) show no detectable traces of pesticide residues, the authority says. Of the samples that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EFSA-report-More-than-half-of-food-samples-in-EU-are-free-of-pesticide-residues_68630.html
March 17, 2015
Syngenta announced today that the Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved its Bt11 x GA21 double-stack corn seed for commercial cultivation in the country...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Syngenta-gains-approval-for-stacked-corn-seed-in-Vietnam_68622.html
March 12, 2015
The city government of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, wants domestic petrochemical companies with pipelines running under the city to move their headquarters to the city, local news reports said...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Reports-Kaohsiung-wants-petrochemical-firms-to-move-headquarters-to-city_68463.html
March 10, 2015
US Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Tom Udall (D-NM) today introduced the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, major bipartisan legislation aimed at updating...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Industry-welcomes-latest-bipartisan-TSCA-reform-bill_68423.html
March 6, 2015
The European Union’s environment ministers have today agreed to the planned contributions of the European Union and its member states for the new climate protection agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Europe-agrees-on-climate-protection-goals-for-Paris-conference_68366.html
March 4, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on proposals to identify two new substances of very high concern (SVHC), part of the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Public-consultation-launched-on-proposals-to-identify-two-substances-as-SVHC_68306.html
March 4, 2015
US EPA has approved several new refrigerant substances in coordination with President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the agency says. The new refrigerants have lower global warming...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EPA-approves-several-new-refrigerants_68305.html
March 3, 2015
Biopolymers firm Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) announced today that it has entered into a global, exclusive commercial and technology alliance with Honeywell to offer new marine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Honeywell-taps-Metabolix-for-a-biodegradable-alternative-to-personal-care-microbeads_68287.html
March 2, 2015
ACC today began a communications campaign to highlight recent conclusions from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) and the US FDA regarding the safety of bisphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-highlights-recent-conclusions-on-BPA-FDA-and-EFSA-assessments-clearly-state-that-BPA-is-safe_68186.html
March 2, 2015
India plans to reduce customs duties on a range of petrochemical products and feedstocks, such as styrene monomer and naphtha, when its fiscal year 2015-16 begins on 1 April, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/India-to-cut-customs-duties-on-products-including-styrene-naphtha_68220.html
March 2, 2015
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s office of environmental health hazard assessment (OEHHA) says that it intends to list styrene as known to cause cancer under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/California-seeks-to-list-styrene-as-carcinogen_68203.html
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