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August 1, 2012
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials and chemical industry executives met this week to discuss plans for improving the implementation of Chemical Facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Socma-Security-Summit-Focuses-on-Improved-Public-Private-Dialogue_45329.html
July 31, 2012
Odfjell has begun a controlled safety shutdown of its Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam (OTR) tank terminal in the port of Rotterdam due to safety concerns. A safety inspection concluded...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Odfjell-Halts-Operations-at-Its-Rotterdam-Tank-Terminal-Due-to-Safety-Concerns_45291.html
July 30, 2012
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB; Washington) has proposed measures aimed at protecting captive shippers from unreasonable rail rates, including changes to the way it...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/STB-Proposes-Changes-to-Rate-Dispute-Resolution_45260.html
July 30, 2012
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB; Washington) has proposed measures aimed at protecting captive shippers from unreasonable rail rates, including changes to the way it...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/STB-Proposes-Changes-to-Rail-Competition-Regulations_45256.html
July 17, 2012
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington) has issued its 2012-16 strategic plan, including a ‘CSB Most Wanted’ program that will enable CSB to focus on outreach...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Chemical-Safety-Board-Issues-Strategic-Plan-for-2012-16_44880.html
July 16, 2012
The World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) says that the Codex Alimentarius Commission, a food standards body jointly run by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO; Rome) of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/WHO-Sets-Standards-for-Melamine-in-Milk_44919.html
July 16, 2012
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington) has issued its 2012-2016 strategic plan, including a ‘CSB Most Wanted’ program that will enable CSB to focus on outreach...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/CSB-Issues-Strategic-Plan-for-2012-2016_44899.html
July 11, 2012
Albemarle has announced their support of the EPA’s movement to address polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) flame retardants by amending the Significant New Use Rule (SNUR)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Albemarle-Affirms-Support-for-EPAs-Pending-PBDE-Ruling_44827.html
July 10, 2012
Mylan (Canonsburg, PA) says it applauds President Barack Obama’s signing of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, legislation that will significantly...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Mylan-Welcomes-FDA-Safety-and-Innovation-Act_44793.html
July 6, 2012
The tragedy that beset Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh, India on December 3, 1984 stands as one of the world’s worst industrial accidents. A pesticide plant operated by Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Bhopal-Site-Shows-Little-Sign-of-Care_44700.html
July 5, 2012
The World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) says that the Codex Alimentarius Commission, a food standards body jointly run by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO; Rome) of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/International-Food-Standards-Body-Sets-New-Regulations-on-Levels-of-Melamine-in-Milk_44655.html
July 2, 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would streamline the process for truckers and other personnel to obtain and renew a Transportation Worker Identification...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/House-Passes-Bill-Requiring-DHS-to-Streamline-Process-for-Security-Credentials_44565.html
June 19, 2012
The Chinese government has released a new plan to improve food safety regulations and to address food safety concerns. China currently has more than 2,000 national regulations on food...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/China-Announces-Plan-to-Improve-Food-Safety_44284.html
June 11, 2012
The Indian government plans to dispose about 350 m.t. of hazardous waste from the Union Carbide plant at Bhopal, in the state of Madhya Pradesh India, in Germany. The Deutsche...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Hazardous-Waste-from-Bhopal-to-Be-Disposed-of-in-Germany_44078.html
May 29, 2012
The U.S. Senate, on May 24, 2012, approved the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (S. 2516), which aims to improve safety in the U.S. drug supply chain. The bulk...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Senate-Approves-FDA-Safety-and-Innovation-Act_43763.html
May 18, 2012
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) says it will conduct an assessment of EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This review is distinct from a previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/U-S-Academy-to-Review-EPA-IRIS-Program_43601.html
May 18, 2012
The National Research Council (NRC; Washington), a division of the National Academy of Sciences, says Bayer’s methyl isocyanate (MIC) unit at its Institute, WV site should take...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/NAS-Releases-Analysis-of-Bayer-MIC-Plant_43571.html
April 24, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is taking several steps to ensure that imported drugs meet the same rigorous standards for safety and quality as those manufactured...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/FDA-Strengthens-International-Collaboration-to-ensure-Safety-of-Imported-Products_42923.html
April 24, 2012
The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry in Japan (METI; Tokyo) says it has revised ordinances, to conform with a global standard, Globally Harmonized System of Classification and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/METI-Revises-System-for-Labeling-Harmful-Chemical-Substances_42920.html
April 18, 2012
Fracking, the controversial method using water and chemicals to recover underground gas from shale rocks, should be allowed to continue in the U.K. if certain procedures are followed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Expert-Panel-Recommends-New-Procedures-for-Fracking-in-the-U-K-_42746.html
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