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July 16, 2012
Albemarle has announced their support of the EPA’s movement to address polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) flame retardants by amending the Significant New Use Rule (SNUR)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Albemarle-Endorses-EPA-Amendment-of-SNUR-for-PBDEs_44915.html
July 16, 2012
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is calling on EPA to move forward with pending requirements for polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) flame retardants, including submission of data...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Senators-Urge-EPA-to-Advance-Requirements-for-PBDEs_44905.html
July 16, 2012
Public health advocates say Graco Children's Products has clarified its policy regarding its ban on certain flame retardants in Graco's car seats and other children's products. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Graco-Clarifies-Policy-on-Tris-Flame-Retardants_44901.html
July 10, 2012
Calgon Carbon has signed a ten-year contract with the city of Scottsdale, AZ, to reactivate carbon used in drinking water. About 6 million pounds of carbon is expected to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Calgon-Carbon-Signs-Reactivation-Contract-with-Scottsdale-AZ_44795.html
July 9, 2012
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is calling on EPA to move forward with pending requirements for polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) flame retardants, including submission of data...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Senators-Petition-EPA-for-Action-on-PBDEs_44778.html
July 6, 2012
The tragedy that beset Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh, India on December 3, 1984 stands as one of the world’s worst industrial accidents. A pesticide plant operated by Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Bhopal-Site-Shows-Little-Sign-of-Care_44700.html
July 2, 2012
An advocacy group has asked EPA to place bisphenol A (BPA) on the list of contaminants it may regulate under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The 1996 statute requires EPA to keep a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Group-Seeks-Review-of-BPA-Under-Safe-Drinking-Water-Act_44597.html
June 18, 2012
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has added 13 substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the candidate list under the European Union's (EU) Registration, Evaluation, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ECHA-Adds-13-Candidate-SVHCs-Rejects-Bid-to-Restrict-Four-Phthalates_44278.html
June 4, 2012
EPA has issued a draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessment for ammonia, including a recommended limit regarding how much is likely safe for a person to inhale...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPAs-Draft-IRIS-Review-Proposes-Less-Stringent-Standard-for-Ammonia_43947.html
June 4, 2012
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued the latest draft of its Safer Consumer Products Alternatives regulations, the latest step in implementing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-Issues-Latest-Draft-of-Consumer-Product-Safety-Regulations_43950.html
June 4, 2012
Lautenberg: Reform should be at top the agenda. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) joined with health advocacy groups recently in an effort to persuade fellow senators to pass...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Lautengberg-Revives-Efforts-to-Advance-Senate-Action-on-TSCA_43943.html
May 30, 2012
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued the latest draft of its Safer Consumer Products Alternatives regulations, the latest step in implementing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-Issues-Revised-Draft-Consumer-Product-Regulations_43674.html
May 23, 2012
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) joined with health advocacy groups this week in an effort to persuade fellow senators to pass Lautenberg’s Safe Chemicals Act, which would...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Lautenberg-Seeks-to-Revive-Senate-Action-on-TSCA-Reform_43663.html
May 22, 2012
The Styrene Information and Research Center (SIRC) says it has filed a motion asking a court to grant summary judgment in support of the council’s lawsuit challenging the 12th...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/SIRC-Asks-Court-for-Summary-Judgment-in-RoC-Lawsuit_43640.html
May 21, 2012
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) says it will conduct an assessment of EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This review is distinct from a previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Science-Academy-to-Review-EPAs-IRIS-Program_43636.html
May 21, 2012
Some lawmakers say they are concerned about the notice of proposed rulemaking EPA has that would restrict the ability of companies to claim confidential business information (CBI)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Lawmakers-Ask-OMB-to-Reconsider-CBI-Rules_43638.html
May 21, 2012
The Styrene Information and Research Center (SIRC) says it has filed a motion asking a court to grant summary judgment in support of the council’s lawsuit challenging the 12th...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Styrene-Industry-Seeks-Summary-Judgment-in-RoC-Lawsuit_43634.html
May 18, 2012
Some lawmakers say they are concerned about the notice of proposed rulemaking EPA has that would restrict the ability of companies to claim confidential business information (CBI)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Lawmakers-Challenge-CBI-Rule_43603.html
May 18, 2012
Several Louisiana environmental groups have filed a petition with EPA asking that the federal government revoke state environmental officials’ authority to administer clean air...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Groups-Petition-EPA-to-Revoke-LDEQs-Authority-on-Clean-Air-Laws_43609.html
May 16, 2012
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) said today it plans to conduct an assessment of EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This review is distinct from a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/NAS-to-Conduct-Review-of-EPAs-IRIS-Program_43509.html
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