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July 7, 2011
Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) says it has issued a notice on Kribhco (Surat, India), a producer of ammonia and urea, to close down one of its two urea plants at Hazira near...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Indian-Fertilizer-Firm-Hit-with-Closure-Notice-for-Urea-Spill-Cover-up_35942.html
June 30, 2011
The agency will propose the MACT standards for industrial boilers in October, with finalization due in April of next year. Meanwhile, House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would delay the proposal by 15 months and extend compliance deadlines 3-5 years....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Boiler-MACT-Rule-Proposal-Due-Out-in-October_35832.html
June 30, 2011
Representatives Tammy Baldwin (D., WI), Edward Markey (D., MA), and Jan Schakowsky (D., IL) introduced a bill last week that would require stricter labeling requirements for cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-House-Introduces-Cosmetics-Labeling-Law_35874.html
June 28, 2011
The European Commission confirmed today that it is not seeking to develop a new body of legislation to manage risks presented by nanomaterials. Instead, it is planning for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EU-Rejects-Development-of-Separate-Nanomaterials-Regulation_35693.html
June 21, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added seven substances to the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program candidate list of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ECHA-Increases-Reach-Candidate-List-by-Seven-to-53_35599.html
June 20, 2011
A coalition that includes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; Atlanta), the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), state regulators, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Public-Private-Coalition-Launches-U-S-Action-Plan-for-Chemical-Exposures_35628.html
June 20, 2011
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit last week dismissed a lawsuit filed last year by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC; Washington) seeking to compel the U.S. FDA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Appeals-Court-Dismisses-NRDCs-BPA-Suit-Against-FDA_35630.html
June 20, 2011
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (HHS) has added eight substances to the 12th edition of its Report on Carcinogens, published June 10. Formaldehyde and a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Long-Delayed-Report-on-Carcinogens-Adds-Styrene-Formaldehyde_35629.html
June 20, 2011
U.S. EPA has launched two chemicals databases covering toxicity and human exposure data for hundreds of substances. One database, ToxCastDB, focuses on forecasts toxicity of chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-EPA-Creates-Chemical-Databases-for-Toxicity-Exposure-Data_35623.html
June 20, 2011
Texas Governor Rick Perry (R.) has signed into a law a bill requiring the disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, process. The law requires companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Texas-Governor-Signs-Fracking-Disclosure-Bill_35606.html
June 13, 2011
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (HHS) has added eight substances to the 12th edition of its Report on Carcinogens, published June 10. Formaldehyde and a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Adds-Formaldehyde-Styrene-to-Federal-Carcinogens-List_35470.html
June 6, 2011
New York state attorney general Eric Schneiderman says his office is preparing to file a lawsuit against the U.S. federal government for failure to conduct an environmental review of potential harmful effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The lawsuit targets regulations proposed by the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC; West Trenton, NJ) allowing natural gas development in the area. Schneiderman says the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires environmental review of regulations that pose harm to human health or the environment....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/New-York-Sues-U-S-to-Compel-Hydraulic-Fracturing-Review_35294.html
June 6, 2011
The Chinese government say its Ministry of Health in China and five other government bodies have decided to ban the use of polycarbonate containing bisphenol A (BPA) in baby feeding bottles from June 1, 2011. Imports and sale of feeding bottles containing BPA will also be banned starting September 1, 2011, the government says. The public health notice has asked local food security inspectors to be vigilant against any violation of the ban....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/China-Bans-BPA-in-Baby-Bottles_35169.html
June 6, 2011
Texas lawmakers have passed a bill that would require disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing. The  process, known as “fracking,” has generated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Texas-Passes-Fracking-Disclosure-Bill_35179.html
June 6, 2011
China has banned imports of certain food products and additives from Taiwan following a warning from authorities in Taipei that they contain excessive amounts of di(2-ethylhexyl)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/China-Restricts-Certain-Imports-from-Taiwan-Citing-High-DEHP-Levels_35292.html
June 6, 2011
The polycarbonate and bisphenol section of industry group Plastics Europe (Brussels) has emphatically rejected claims made by advocacy group the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EU-Industry-Rejects-Advocacy-Groups-BPA-Claims_35291.html
June 2, 2011
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is convening a series of teleconferences on potential changes to the Safer Consumer Products Alternatives regulations...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-Panel-Evaluates-Green-Chemistry-Programs-Alternatives-Process_35249.html
May 31, 2011
New York state attorney general Eric Schneiderman says his office is preparing to file a lawsuit against the federal government for failure to conduct an environmental review of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/New-York-AG-Sues-Federal-Government-to-Compel-Fracking-Review_35182.html
May 31, 2011
The European Union (EU) Member State Committee (MSC) has identified seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) that are to be further evaluated for their potential harm to human...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EU-Member-States-Identify-Seven-New-Substances-of-Very-High-Concern_35171.html
May 25, 2011
Senator James Inhofe (R., OK) has challenged U.S. EPA’s 2012 budget request  for $1.24 billion for Superfund, saying the agency has more than $2 billion “at hand...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Republican-Senator-Challenges-U-S-EPAs-Budget-Request-for-Superfund_35029.html
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