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March 9, 2012
 The U.S. Senate yesterday voted 52-46 to defeat an amendment that would have blocked EPA’s rules limiting air emissions from industrial boilers, a measure that had been...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-Vote-Defeats-Boiler-MACT-Amendment_41902.html
March 8, 2012
A study by the Silent Spring Institute (Newton, MA) says a review of 213 cleaning products, cosmetics, personal care and other common consumer products show they contain “complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Industry-Disputes-Methodology-Used-in-Cleaning-Products-Study_41882.html
March 7, 2012
Senator Susan Collins (R., ME) has attached an amendment to a Senate transportation bill that would halt implementation of air emission rules for industrial boilers and would allow...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Amendment-to-Senate-Transportation-Bill-Would-Block-Boiler-MACT-Rules_41869.html
March 5, 2012
EPA has identified seven chemicals it will do risk assessments on this year, part of the agency’s stated goal of improving management of existing chemicals under the Toxic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Identifies-Seven-Substances-for-2012-TSCA-Assessments_41794.html
February 29, 2012
Korea has delayed by at least a month, the approval of a cap-and-trade system to be established by 2015, for cutting carbon emissions, say press reports. The legislative and judiciary...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Korea-Delays-Approval-of-Carbon-Trading-System_41669.html
February 27, 2012
Bayer says it will establish two "Bayer Bee Care Centers" to consolidate existing and future bee health projects from Bayer companies in cooperation with external partners...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Bayer-Invests-in-Bee-Health_41630.html
February 27, 2012
EPA has released its final air toxics emission limits for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production units, replacing a 2002 standard that a federal court found inadequate. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Finalizes-Emission-Limits-for-PVC-Units_41624.html
February 27, 2012
EPA has issued its assessment of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, part of an effort that has been in progress for more than 20 years and represents one of industry’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-EPA-Issues-Final-Dioxin-Assessment_41620.html
February 21, 2012
EPA has issued its assessment of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, part of an effort that has been in progress for more than 20 years and represents one of industry’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-EPA-Finalizes-Dioxin-Assessment_41484.html
February 16, 2012
Cargill’s NatureWorks (Minnetonka, MN) polylactic acid (PLA)-based biopolymer subsidiary and biobased succinic acid firm BioAmber have formed a joint venture to develop and manufacture compounded resins from PLA and polybutylene succinate (PBS)....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/NatureWorks-and-BioAmber-Form-Biopolymer-Joint-Venture_41414.html
February 15, 2012
EPA has released its final air toxics emission limits for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production units, replacing a 2002 standard that a federal court ordered EPA to replace. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Finalizes-Air-Toxics-Standard-for-PVC-Production_41359.html
February 13, 2012
EPA has issued its final health assessment for the dry cleaning solvent and degreaser tetrachloroethylene (perc) under the agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Classifies-Perc-as-Likely-Human-Carcinogen_41314.html
February 13, 2012
EPA missed a self-imposed January 31 deadline for issuing its assessment of dioxin’s potential noncancer health effects. Industry groups have argued that the proposed reference...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Misses-Dioxin-Assessment-Deadline_41307.html
February 2, 2012
EPA has missed its self-imposed January 31 deadline for issuing its assessment of dioxin’s potential noncancer health effects. Industry groups have argued the proposed reference...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Misses-Deadline-for-Finalizing-its-Dioxin-Assessment_40982.html
January 30, 2012
EPA is requesting nominations for outside experts to review its controversial report linking water contamination in Wyoming to hydraulic fracturing. EPA's draft analysis met with...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Seeks-Experts-to-Review-Controversial-Fracking-Report_40912.html
January 30, 2012
Rosenberg: Work on TSCA imperative. Improving the federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), work on a planned ACI sustainability charter, and preventing attempts to undermine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/TSCA-Tops-ACIs-2012-Advocacy-Agenda_40896.html
January 30, 2012
A health and environment advocacy group has released a report calling for increased federal oversight of bisphenol A (BPA). The group is seeking short-term and long-term action on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Report-Urges-Federal-Regulation-of-Bisphenol-A_40895.html
January 30, 2012
The U.S. National Research Council has detailed a plan the U.S. should follow for assessing the safety of nanomaterials in anticipation of their increased use in a wide variety of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Officials-Detail-Plans-for-Nanomaterials-Research_40893.html
January 25, 2012
In a regulatory initiative that will affect products ranging from rat poison to disinfectants, the European Parliament today approved by a show of hands the proposal for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EU-to-Tighten-Harmonize-Regulation-on-Biocides_40545.html
January 17, 2012
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has rejected EPA's attempt to delay implementation of its 2011 rules governing air toxic emissions from industrial boilers and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Decision-on-Boiler-Rules-Creates-Compliance-Uncertainties_40475.html
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