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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
August 22, 2012
U.S. EPA says that Ineos has agreed to stop importing short-chain chlorinated paraffins into the U.S. as part of a settlement agreement. EPA says Ineos had been importing chlorinated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Ineos-Agrees-to-Halt-Import-of-Short-Chain-Chlorinated-Paraffins-into-U-S-_45781.html
August 22, 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/Industry-Groups-Urge-U-S-Senate-to-Redraft-TSCA-Bill_45772.html
August 15, 2012
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) says its plans remain on track to remove trace amounts of 1,4 dioxane, formaldehyde, and other dangerous chemicals found in its adult toiletries and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Johnson-and-Johnson-Says-on-Track-to-Remove-Chemicals-of-Concern-from-Products_45651.html
July 30, 2012
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee held a hearing today on the safety and effectiveness of flame retardants. Committee chair Barbara Boxer (D., CA) and other...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Lawmakers-Review-Flame-Retardant-Safety_45274.html
July 30, 2012
The U.S. EPA has announced proposed settlement agreements for a total of more than $362,113 involving Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Chemtura and Haldoe Topsoe for alleged violations of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Settles-TSCA-Reporting-Violations_45276.html
July 30, 2012
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) bill passed today by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) contains changes from the previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-EPW-Committee-Passes-TSCA-Reform-Bill_45263.html
July 25, 2012
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) bill passed today by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works contains changes from the previous draft, based in part on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Changes-to-TSCA-Bill-Focus-on-Data-Evaluation-Requirements_45186.html
July 25, 2012
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works has passed a bill that would overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the first Congressional vote on TSCA since the 1976...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-Panel-Passes-TSCA-Reform-Bill_45184.html
July 24, 2012
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee held a hearing today on the safety and effectiveness of flame retardants. Committee chair Barbara Boxer (D., CA) and other...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-Panel-Questions-Industry-EPA-on-Flame-Retardant-Safety_45152.html
July 23, 2012
The U.S. EPA has announced proposed settlement agreements for a total of more than $362,113 involving Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Chemtura and Haldoe Topsoe for alleged violations of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Settles-With-Three-Firms-for-TSCA-Reporting-Violations_45132.html
July 23, 2012
The nongovernmental organization (NGO) Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families (Washington) says it has issued a report detailing data it says strengthens links between chronic diseases and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Report-Tallies-Health-Costs-of-Stalling-TSCA-Reform_45128.html
July 19, 2012
The U.S. EPA says it will use its existing authority under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to evaluate toxicity issues related to new and existing uses of certain flame...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Senate-EPA-to-Review-Flame-Retardant-Safety_45010.html
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