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August 11, 2011
Invista says the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas will allow the company to proceed with its lawsuit against butanediol (BDO) licensor Frontech (Houston). Invista...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Court-Okays-Invista-Suit-against-Frontech_36860.html
August 11, 2011
A coalition of advocacy groups has petitioned a U.S. appeals court to force EPA to release its final rule revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Court-Asked-to-Force-Release-of-U-S-EPA-Ozone-Rule_36846.html
August 11, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuel (Wilmington, DE),  a joint venture formed between DuPont and BP, has filed a second patent infringement suit against isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/DuPont-JV-Files-Second-Patent-Suit-Against-Gevo_36841.html
August 8, 2011
Nearly 2000 people have been arrested and more than 4900 businesses have been shut in China during a national campaign to crack down on illegal additives in food. The food safety...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Arrests-Thousands-and-Closes-Businesses-in-Crackdown-on-Food-Safety_36769.html
August 1, 2011
U.S. EPA has proposed rules that would require drillers using new or modified hydraulic fracturing wells to install technology to separate and capture natural gas emissions that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/U-S-EPA-Proposes-Air-Rule-for-Fracking-Operations_36557.html
August 1, 2011
U.S. EPA has missed its July 29 target date for releasing a final rule revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. EPA did not specify when a rule would be released but says it anticipates “finalizing this standard shortly.” A tighter standard would significantly alter air quality permit requirements for manufacturers throughout the U.S., industry representatives say. EPA in 2010 proposed tightening the standard, and has said the current standard is unlikely to withstand a legal challenge by states and environmental groups....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/EPA-Ozone-NAAQS-Rule-Delayed-as-Industry-Opposition-Mounts_36571.html
August 1, 2011
Senator James Inhofe (R., OK) has asked EPA administrator Lisa Jackson to explain the agency’s decision to reconsider the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Inhofe-Presses-EPAs-Jackson-to-Defend-Need-for-Stronger-Ozone-Standard_36578.html
August 1, 2011
India's Supreme Court has ordered Hindustan Agro Chemicals (Mumbai) to pay a total of Rs2.02 billion ($46 million), which includes a fine of Rs370 million the court had ordered it to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/India-Fines-Firm-$46-Million-for-Groundwater-Contamination_36562.html
August 1, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) has extended China’s antidumping measures for trichloroethylene (TCE) imported from Japan and Russia for a further five years...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Extends-Antidumping-Measures-for-TCE_36570.html
August 1, 2011
Dow Chemical and EPA have reached an agreement for Dow to pay $2.5 million to settle federal violations at Dow’s Midland, MI complex. The settlement resolves “air, water...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Dow-Settles-EPA-Violations-for-$2-5-Million_36559.html
July 26, 2011
EPA says it will not meet its July 29 target date for releasing a final rule revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The ozone NAAQS was last updated in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/EPA-Delays-Release-Date-for-Ozone-NAAQS-Rule_36421.html
July 25, 2011
The Supreme Court in India has ordered Hindustan Agro Chemicals (Mumbai) to pay a total of Rs2.02 billion ($46 million), which includes a fine of Rs370 million the court had ordered it...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Supreme-Court-Fines-Indian-Chemical-Firm-for-Not-Following-Orders_36381.html
July 25, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) has removed China’s antidumping measures for polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin imported from Japan and Taiwan, the Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Removes-Dumping-Measures-on-PBT-Resin-from-Japan-and-Taiwan_36380.html
July 22, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) has extended China’s antidumping measures for trichloroethylene (TCE) imported from Japan and Russia for a further five years starting...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Extends-Antidumping-Measures-on-Trichloroethylene-from-Japan-and-Russia_36324.html
July 21, 2011
China is planning to revise its regulation on pesticides, in order to improve the safety of agricultural products, the Chinese government says. The legislative affairs office of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-to-Tighten-Regulation-on-Pesticides_36284.html
July 19, 2011
The European Commission says it has repealed a November 2009 decision to impose fines on Elementis (London) and the former Ciba Specialty Chemicals for participating in a price-fixing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Europe-Repeals-Certain-Fines-Related-to-Heat-Stabilizer-Cartel_36237.html
June 30, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says it has commenced its final review of antidumping measures on epichlorohydrin (ECH) imported from Japan, Korea, Russia and the U.S. China...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Reviews-ECH-Antidumping-Measures_35877.html
June 28, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says it will today begin a final review of antidumping measures on epichlorohydrin (ECH) imported from Japan, Korea, Russia and the U.S...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Reviews-Antidumping-Measures-on-Epichlorohydrin-from-Japan-Korea-Russia-and-U-S-_35816.html
June 20, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says it has extended China’s antidumping measures for hydrazine hydrate imported from France, Japan, Korea, and the U.S. for a further...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-Extends-Hydrazine-Hydrate-Antidumping-Sanctions_35621.html
June 20, 2011
FDA has issued a rulemaking package including testing protocols for products labeled for “broad spectrum” UVA and UVB protection. It will also limit claims manufacturers can make regarding “waterproof,” “sweatproof,” and “long-lasting” protections. FDA also proposes that products claiming protection above SPF50 require special approval by authorities. Significantly for chemical manufacturers, the FDA’s announcement did not include a formal response to a petition submitted by consumer and environmental groups concerned about the safety of nanoscale active ingredients use in sunscreens, attorneys say. However, FDA mentioned that it had conducted its own animal studies and found nanoscale sunscreen ingredients were not absorbed through the epidermis....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/FDA-Issues-New-and-Proposed-Requirements-for-Sunscreen-Labeling_35627.html
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