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August 19, 2009
Magistrates in Venice have given the green light to allow troubled polyvinyl chloride and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy) into special...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Vinyls-Italia-Granted-Special-Administration_20871.html
August 3, 2009
Italian government-appointed experts running Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy), the former Ineos Vinyls Italia, have submitted a report on the troubled vinyl chloride monomer (VCM)...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Vinyls-Italia-Waits-on-Special-Administration-Decision_20556.html
July 21, 2009
A Houston jury has awarded $9.6 million to a worker who suffered eye damage related to an April 2006 acid spill at the LyondellBasell facility at BayPort, TX, according to the law firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Jury-Rules-OxyChem-Must-Pay-$9-6-Million-in-Injury-Suit_20252.html
July 13, 2009
Purchasers of Tronox stock between late 2005 and early 2009 have filed a class action suit charging Kerr-McGee, Anadarko, and certain Tronox executives with violations of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Tronox-Shareholders-File-Class-Action-Suit_20144.html
July 6, 2009
ACC and The Chlorine Institute have filed a lawsuit against Union Pacific challenging the railroad’s rate card provision that requires shippers to solely bear liability for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Industry-Sues-Union-Pacific-Over-Chlorine-Shipment-Liabilities_19989.html
June 16, 2009
The Investor Environment Health Network says it has identified several accounting and securities regulation loopholes that could keep shareholders and analysts in the dark about the potential health and litigation risks of investing in nanotechnology....
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Investor-Advocacy-Group-Outlines-Nanotech-Liability-Disclosure-Loopholes_19609.html
June 1, 2009
The Chinese government says that the previously announced new food safety law in China will come into effect today. The authorities aim to use the new law to intensify monitoring and...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Food-Safety-Law-Comes-into-Effect-in-China_19292.html
May 22, 2009
DuPont’s complaint filed last November regarding CSX’s rates for 99 movements of 38 commodity chemicals has been settled and the case dismissed at DuPont’s request...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/DuPont-Settles-Rail-Rate-Case-Against-CSX_19129.html
May 6, 2009
The fine also covers restrictive practices in the phosphoric acid market....
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Sasol-Fined-for-Fixing-Fertilizer-Prices_18717.html
March 16, 2009
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA; Washington) controversial hours-of-service (HOS) rule is once again under fire. The rule became effective January 19...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Truck-Driver-Hours-of-Service-Rule-Taken-to-Court-Again_17642.html
March 3, 2009
Chemical companies could be taking advantage of substantial tax savings as a direct result of changes in their supply chains brought about by the economic downturn, say industry tax...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Supply-Chain-Tax-Savings-Emerge-as-a-Result-of-the-Downturn_17368.html
February 27, 2009
A shipment of chemicals from the U.S. has been temporarily held in a port in the European Union (EU) as EU officials demanded evidence of pre-registration and compliance according...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/U-S-Chemical-Shipment-Held-at-EU-Port-for-Failing-to-Show-Reach-Papers_17335.html
February 24, 2009
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in a case that has the potential to dramatically change the way the government apportions costs to companies liable for clean up of...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Supreme-Court-Hears-Case-With-Broad-Impact-on-Superfund-Law_17221.html
February 19, 2009
Environmental group Earthjustice (Washington) says it has filed a lawsuit against Church and Dwight, Colgate-Palmolive, Proctor & Gamble, and Reckitt-Benckiser charging them with...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Activists-Sue-Cleaning-Products-Firms-Over-Ingredient-Disclosure_17095.html
February 18, 2009
Ohio’s Attorney General Richard Cordray has dismissed a lead-based paint lawsuit the state had filed against ten former manufacturers of lead-based paint. The Ohio case had been...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Ohio-Dismisses-Suit-Against-Paintmakers_17092.html
February 13, 2009
A U.S. Chancery Court judge has denied a motion by Dow Chemical that sought to disqualify attorneys representing Rohm and Haas (R&H) in the lawsuit R&H has filed seeking to...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Judge-Rejects-Dows-Motion-to-Disqualify-R-and-H-Attorneys_17040.html
February 11, 2009
Representative Frank Pallone (D., NJ) has introduced a bill that would rescind the changes EPA made in 2006 to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and reinstate the original reporting...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Lawmaker-Proposes-Bills-to-Rescind-TRI-Changes-Reinstate-Superfund-Taxes_16981.html
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