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August 7, 2007
The European Court of First Instance (Luxembourg) has ruled that the herbicide paraquat should never have been approved for use in the European Union (EU). The decision by the court...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EU-Court-Rules-Paraquat-Herbicide-Approval-Was-Flawed_6969.html
August 7, 2007
The U.S. Business Roundtable (Washington), a multi-industry group of more than 160 firms including DuPont and ExxonMobil, has recommended that companies “take action” and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Business-Roundtable-Urges-Firms-to-Take-Action-on-Climate-Policy_6968.html
August 7, 2007
The Environmental Working Group (EWG; Washington) has raised concerns about changes to the National Institute for Environmental Health Services’ (NIEHS; Research Triangle Park...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/New-Concerns-Raised-Over-Government-BPA-Review_6775.html
August 7, 2007
Lawmakers in the Massachusetts House and Senate are considering bills that would phase out the manufacture, use, or sale of 10 substances, unless manufacturers can prove there are no...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Massachusetts-Lawmakers-Consider-Phaseouts-of-10-Substances_6776.html
August 7, 2007
A Milwaukee jury rejected the city’s bid to recover roughly $53 million from former lead-based paintmaker NL Industries (Dallas, TX) for health and cleanup costs associated with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Paintmaker-Wins-Milwaukee-Lead-Based-Paint-Case_6777.html
August 6, 2007
Representative John Dingell (D., MI) says he has reached an agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., CA) on her proposal to create a new climate change committee. Pelosi’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Dingell-Pelosi-Agree-on-Panel_5708.html
August 6, 2007
An Environmental Integrity Project (EIP; Washington) report listing the ten worst polluters in terms of carcinogenic air pollution says that nine refineries account for more than a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/NPRA-Refinery-Report-Flawed_5707.html
August 6, 2007
Representative Henry Waxman (D., CA) has asked the National Academy of Sciences (NAS: Washington) to convene an expert panel to examine the effect that certain biofuel and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Waxman-Asks-NAS-to-Examine-Biofuels-and-Coal-to-Liquid-Technologies_5706.html
August 6, 2007
Socma says EPA should retain the National Pollution Prevention Toxics Advisory Committee (NPPTAC), saying the resignation of several panel members should not force closure of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Socma-Asks-EPA-to-Retain-Toxics-Advisory-Panel_5705.html
August 6, 2007
A U.S. district court judge has approved a class-action settlement between Hexion Specialty Chemicals and residents who live near the company’s phenolic resins plant in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Hexion-Residents-Finalize-Class-Action-Settlement_6543.html
August 6, 2007
Former National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) executive Michael Baroody has withdrawn as nominee to head the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC; Washington)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Baroody-Ends-Bid-to-Head-Safety-Commission_6542.html
August 6, 2007
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA; Washington) says it has reached a settlement with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) and the Specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/OSHA-Settles-Industry-Hexavalent-Chromium-Lawsuit_6541.html
August 6, 2007
The U.S. will “help lead the way on the development of a new framework on climate change for the time after the Kyoto Protocol,” which expires in 2012, says James...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Bush-Proposes-Post-KyotoClimate-Change-Framework_6526.html
August 6, 2007
The FDA is alerting domestic feed makers to be “vigilant” in controlling quality in their supply chains and to monitor for any improper additives, after discovering that a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Melamine-Found-in-U-S-Made-Animal-Feed-Ingredients_6524.html
August 6, 2007
The SEC has launced a preliminary inquiry into whether two former Dow Chemical executives secretly tried to put the company in play, according to industry sources. It is not clear...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/SEC-May-Probe-Dow-Takeover-Bid_6522.html
August 6, 2007
Socma says it has formed a coalition of small- and medium-size nanotechnology firms to serve as a link between the industry and regulatory bodies. The group, to be called Nanotech SME...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Socma-Forms-Nanotech-Coalition_6520.html
August 6, 2007
An emergency funding bill to pay for troops and operations in Iraq and Afghanistan signed by President Bush last week does not include language that would clarify states’ rights...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Bill-Drops-Plant-Security-Language_6506.html
August 6, 2007
A CSX train carrying phenol and acetone derailed just north of Castleberry, AL on May 29, causing molten phenol to leak and forcing about 200 local residents and city workers to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Train-Derails-in-Alabama_6503.html
August 6, 2007
Baldacci: Expected to sign bill into law. Maine’s Senate has voted to ban the flame retardant deca-brominated diphenyl ether (deca-BDE), making it one of the first states to pass...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Maine-Legislature-Votes-to-Ban-a-Flame-Retardant_6500.html
August 6, 2007
EPA has granted Dow Chemical’s Dow Biocides the eligibility right to re-register its o-phenylphenol, which is used in the metalworking fluid market, Dow says. Separately, Dow...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EPA-Grants-Dow-Biocides-OPP-Rights_6493.html
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