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September 29, 2015
The US EPA has announced revisions to its farmworker protection standards aimed at reducing occupational pesticide exposure and incidents of related illness among agricultural workers...
September 29, 2015
Industry groups are challenging the science behind a recent Endocrine Society report that links endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) like bisphenol-A (BPA) with obesity and diabetes...
August 31, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has developed a yeast strain ready to produce a new fragrance molecule at commercial scale in less than 12 months from the start of strain...
July 16, 2015
The company cites a recent US Supreme Court ruling that will delay implementation of higher pollutants standards for coal-fired power plants, hurting the demand outlook for activated carbon....
June 24, 2015
Industry groups praised passage of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576) in the U.S. House of Representatives as a significant step toward reforming the outdated chemical...
June 9, 2015
SC Johnson announced today that it will offer product-specific fragrance disclosures to consumers as the “next step … [in its] its decades-long journey to transform...
April 28, 2015
Reform of the outdated US chemical management policy took a step closer to a full Senate vote, as the bipartisan Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act passed through the Senate...
April 8, 2015
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy announced their own bipartisan version of TSCA reform, as a similar bill works its way through the Senate...
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...
December 17, 2014
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that Freedom Industries (Charleston, WV) and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes related to...
December 10, 2014
The US Senate today passed its version of H.R. 4007—The Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014, an updated version of the Chemical and...
November 10, 2014
ACC president Cal Dooley says the midterm elections provide a more favorable policy environment for US chemical makers to carry out US growth and investment plans....
October 8, 2014
Disagreement over states’ authority to regulate chemicals and deadlines for EPA review of chemicals of concern continue to hold up passage of the Chemical Safety Improvement Act...
August 28, 2014
ACC and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced a new initiative designed to ensure the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings by...
August 27, 2014
EPA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that DuPont has been fined $1.275 million for allegedly failing to prevent the release of harmful levels of hazardous materials...
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that European Union member states have indicated their intention to submit harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) dossiers...
June 25, 2014
EPA today released its final risk assessment for trichloroethylene (TCE)—the first such assessment to be completed as part of the agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act...
June 16, 2014
Proposed FDA rules that threaten consumer access to antibacterial soaps and body washes could lead to 7.5 million new cases of foodborne illness and more than $38 billion in...
June 4, 2014
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company Enerkem (Montreal) announced today that is has opened its first full-scale facility at Edmonton, Alberta. Enerkem president and CEO Vincent...
April 25, 2014
ACC today released a set of chemical hazard and risk-assessment principles designed to provide “obtainable, high-level benchmarks” for fixing federal programs so they...
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