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January 7, 2013
China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that about 9 m.t. of aniline leaked from a plant owned by Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group (Lucheng, Shanxi...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Aniline-leak-in-China-cuts-off-citys-water-supply_48763.html
January 7, 2013
University of Missouri (MU) researchers say they have been unable to reproduce the results of a previous study that had linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased rates of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Researchers-say-new-study-unable-to-replicate-certain-BPA-findings_48762.html
January 3, 2013
EPA says it is working on a “state of the science” paper to update its research on low-dose health effects for endocrine disruptors. The findings will provide information...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-proposes-assessment-review-model-for-endocrine_48535.html
December 17, 2012
EPA says it is working on a “state of the science” paper to update its research on low-dose health effects for endocrine disruptors. The findings will provide information...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/New-EPA-ORD-program-to-evaluate-low-dose-effects-of-endocrine-disruptors_48445.html
December 17, 2012
A consortium including US EPA and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) says it is collaborating in a global effort to assess the potential adverse impact of nanomaterials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/US-EPA-and-CSPC-seek-nanomaterials-safety-data_48448.html
December 4, 2012
The US National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) in a recent study says major rules US EPA issued in 2010 and 2011 will cost industry hundreds of billions of dollars and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Industry-study-tallies-costs-of-six-new-EPA-rules_48124.html
December 3, 2012
The US National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) in a recent study says major rules US EPA issued in 2010 and 2011 will cost industry hundreds of billions of dollars and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/NAM-assesses-compliance-capex-costs-of-six-major-new-EPA-rules_48116.html
October 8, 2012
Health Canada says its reassessment of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging indicates exposure levels are not high enough to cause concern about adverse health effects in adults or...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Health-Canada-BPA-in-food-packaging-not-linked-to-adverse-health-effects_46630.html
October 8, 2012
A recent report released by the Australian government’s Department of Health and Ageing indicated that diisonoyl phthalate (DINP), a common component in many commercial and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ACC-Australian-DINP-study-shows-no-link-to-adverse-health-effects-_46628.html
October 8, 2012
EPA says it has finalized plans to clean up contaminated soil, groundwater, and six waste-disposal areas at the American Cyanamid Superfund site at Bridgewater Township, NJ. The soil...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-finalizes-deal-to-resolve-NJ-Superfund-case_46625.html
October 8, 2012
The European Commission has made two proposals to close loopholes in current European Union (EU) legislation on precursors for the illegal drugs methamphetamine and heroin. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/European-authorities-crack-down-on-precursors-to-illegal-drugs_46626.html
October 8, 2012
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO; Washington) has released the estimated cost of complying with the Safe Chemicals Act, a measure that would overhaul the U.S. Toxic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Congressional-Budget-Office-tallies-TSCA-bills-estimated-costs_46796.html
October 3, 2012
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO; Washington) has released the estimated cost of complying with the Safe Chemicals Act, a measure that would overhaul the U.S. Toxic Substances...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/US-budget-officials-tally-cost-of-proposed-TSCA-reform-bill_46675.html
October 2, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that Sinopec has asked three of its subsidiaries in Guangdong province, China to temporarily suspend operations for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Sinopec-temporarily-shuts-three-petchem-units-for-violating-environmental-regulations_46637.html
September 28, 2012
EPA says it has finalized plans to clean up contaminated soil, groundwater, and six waste-disposal areas at the American Cyanamid Superfund site at Bridgewater Township, NJ. The soil...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Starts-Cleanup-of-NJ-Superfund-Site_46578.html
September 18, 2012
A study published in the most recent version of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) links exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased obesity in children. However...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ACC-Disputes-Findings-of-Study-Linking-BPA-and-Childhood-Obesity_46332.html
August 30, 2012
IIllinois governor Pat Quinn (D) has signed off on a law updating state requirements for the dry-cleaning solvent perchlorethylene (perc). The law requires all new dry-cleaning...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Illinois-Approves-Perc-Rules_45931.html
August 27, 2012
EPA has issued plans for conducting peer reviews for work plan chemicals, part of the agency’s agenda for strengthening its chemicals management program using its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Issues-TSCA-Peer-Review-Plans-for-2013-14_45845.html
August 27, 2012
Industry groups are urging the U.S. Senate to take another stab at drafting legislation to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), saying the bill recently passed by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Industry-Groups-Urge-Senate-to-Rework-TSCA-Reform-Bill_45842.html
August 22, 2012
Occidental Chemical (OxyChem) says it will implement the final cleanup remedy issued by EPA for contamination of its former Delaware City, DE facility. EPA’s cleanup plan...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/OxyChem-Cleanup-of-Delaware-Site_45790.html
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