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July 28, 2010
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee has unanimously approved legislation that would extend the U.S. chemical plant security statute for three years, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Senate-Panel-Advances-Industry-Backed-Plant-Security-Bill_28395.html
July 20, 2010
FDA says it has joined the Tox21 collaboration, which merges federal agency resources including research, funding and testing tools, to develop ways to predict how chemicals will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/FDA-Joins-Tox21-Collaboration-to-Improve-Chemical-Screening_28160.html
July 19, 2010
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) has introduced legislation that would revise the existing U.S. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) to include a requirement that plants...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/U-S-Senate-Proposes-Changes-to-Plant-Security-Law_28141.html
July 16, 2010
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) has introduced legislation that would revise the existing U.S. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) to include a requirement that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Senate-Bill-Would-Expand-Plant-Security-Law-to-Include-IST_28095.html
July 16, 2010
Industry group the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) has created an online forum entitled Nanotechnology – Linking the Supply Chain at a nanotechnology seminar in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/CIA-Creates-Forum-for-Nanotech-Information-Exchange_28089.html
July 15, 2010
U.K. regulators told industry representatives at a meeting in London yesterday that they would be evolving – not replacing - regulation relating to the safety of nanomaterials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/U-K-Regulators-to-Evolve-not-Replace-Nanomaterials-Regulation-with-videos_28065.html
July 2, 2010
The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (New Delhi) says that the Indian government has approved the recommendations of the Group of Ministers (GoM), which was reconstituted by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/India-to-Push-for-Andersons-Extradition_27816.html
June 24, 2010
The European Union’s (EU) Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulation, which requires chemical companies to relabel their products according to new criteria and in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EU-Regulation-CLP-Burden-for-Chemical-Firms-Emerges_27608.html
June 22, 2010
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) says it will have to suspend or cancel smaller investigations and will need some additional funding in order to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/CSB-Details-Plans-for-BP-Rig-Blowout-Investigation_27558.html
June 22, 2010
FMC must take additional steps to limit phosphine gas emissions at its former phosphate mine near Pocatello, ID, according to a unilateral administrative order EPA issued earlier this...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EPA-Orders-FMC-to-Step-Up-Controls-on-Phosphine-Gas_27553.html
June 9, 2010
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have asked the Chemical Safety and Hazard Identification Board (CSB; Washington) to investigate  the April 20 blowout of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/CSB-to-Investigate-BPs-Deepwater-Horizon-Accident_27296.html
June 7, 2010
Several days after ordering BP to stop using Nalco’s Corexit dispersants to break apart oil in the Gulf of Mexico, EPA amended its directive to prohibit use on the water surface...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EPA-Softens-Stance-Use-of-Dispersants-in-Gulf_27264.html
June 7, 2010
A Bhopal, India court has convicted eight people for “death by negligence” for failing to prevent the 1984 accident at Union Carbide’s Bhopal plant when a methyl isocyanate (MIC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Eight-Former-Executives-Convicted-in-Bhopal-Case_27260.html
May 11, 2010
The Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington) says a new report proves the benefits of positive train control (PTC) technology have been overstated. The costs associated with...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/AAR-Says-Cost-Study-Refutes-Chlorine-Shippers-PTC-Petition_26619.html
May 10, 2010
The Chemical Hazard and Safety Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) is seeking public comment on the design of a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study on safety concerns about the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/CSB-Seeks-Comment-on-NAS-Study-Eyes-Hydrogen-Fluoride_26622.html
May 5, 2010
ACC president and CEO Cal Dooley detailed the benefits of having more small- and medium-sized (SMEs) firms join the group, a drive that will complement the association's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Responsible-Care-2010-SMEs-Will-Be-Key-to-Industrys-Advocacy_26553.html
April 26, 2010
The Chinese government says that the Ministry of Health of China has issued new regulations, setting more stringent requirements on the use and the approval of food additives. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/China-Introduces-Food-Additive-Safety-Regulations_26274.html
April 23, 2010
Member companies of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD; Arlington, VA) supported the objectives of yesterday's Earth Day by incorporating both large and small...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/NACD-Members-Support-Earth-Day-Every-Day_26244.html
April 22, 2010
The Chinese government says that the Ministry of Health of China has issued new regulations, setting more stringent requirements on the use and the approval of food additives...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/China-Introduces-New-Regulations-for-Food-Additives_26241.html
April 15, 2010
Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, MA) says it has opened a global food testing laboratory at Dreieich, Germany, to help contain costly and life-threatening chemical contamination...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Thermo-Fisher-Opens-Lab-to-Test-Food-Safety-Threats-Involving-Chemical-Contaminants_26041.html
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