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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
January 17, 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-Outside-Experts-to-Review-Controversial-Fracking-Report_40524.html
January 16, 2012
The U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) has finalized changes to the process used for adding substances to the Report on Carcinogens (RoC). ACC and other industry groups have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/NTP-Signs-Off-on-Changes-to-Carcinogens-Report-Procedures_40461.html
January 16, 2012
New York Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D., Endwell) says a top priority this year will be advancing legislation to strengthen trichloroethylene (TCE) standards. Lupardo says state and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/New-York-Lawmaker-Pushes-for-Stronger-TCE-Standards_40464.html
January 16, 2012
Representative Ed Markey (D., MA) is urging EPA to finalize its review of dioxin's noncancer health effects, due out by the end of this month, saying the "two-decades...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Markey-Urges-EPA-to-Finalize-Dioxin-Assessment_40481.html
January 16, 2012
A Government Accounting Office (GAO) report reviewing EPA’s progress in improving its Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) says the agency has made recommended changes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Review-of-EPAs-IRIS-Program-Sees-Limited-Progress_40473.html
January 16, 2012
Paul Anastas, EPA assistant administrator for the Office of Research and Development, will leave the agency and return to Yale University in February. Anastas’ position is one of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-R-and-D-Chief-Heads-Back-to-Yale_40472.html
January 13, 2012
The U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) has finalized changes to the process used for adding substances to the Report on Carcinogens (RoC). ACC and other industry groups have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/National-Toxicology-Program-Finalizes-Changes-to-RoC-Process_40437.html
January 11, 2012
New York Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D., Endwell) says a top priority this year will be advancing legislation to strengthen trichloroethylene (TCE) standards. Lupardo says state and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/New-York-Assemblywoman-Revives-Push-for-Stronger-TCE-Standards_40380.html
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