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Developments To Watch: State Chemical Regulation And Proposed Legislation
At least 22 States have had at least 97 pieces of legislation introduced in their legislatures to ban or regulate chemicals, over and above regulatory actions taken by EPA under the amended Toxic
United States
3 May 2019
EPA Citation To Chemours Shows Enforcement Push Under TSCA
Last month, EPA issued notices of violation (NOVs) to Chemours, which manufactures per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), among other chemicals, for alleged violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act.
United States
9 Apr 2019
New York Delays New Cleaning Product Labeling Enforcement Until October
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ("NYS DEC") has announced that it will not enforce the first required disclosure milestone under the Household Cleansing Product Information
United States
28 Feb 2019
California Amends Safe Harbor Proposition 65 Warning Requirements For Pesticide Exposure Warnings
On November 27, 2018, the California Office of Administrative Law approved an amendment to Section 25603 of Title 27, California Code of Regulations
United States
17 Dec 2018
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
United States
1 Oct 2018
EPA Posts Updated List Of "Active" Chemical Substances
The Toxic Substances Control Act Inventory ("Inventory") is a list of chemical substances manufactured (including imported) or processed in the United States.
United States
20 Apr 2018
EPA Initial Rules Under TSCA Amendments Challenged In Court
EPA issued several final rules to implement the recent bipartisan amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) on June 22.
United States
23 Oct 2017
EPA Registration Review Of Pesticide Imidacloprid Comment Open To April 14, 2016
EPA is accepting comments on a registration review of imidacloprid pursuant to section 3(g) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)...
United States
8 Apr 2016
Is EPA Formalizing A More Rigorous Chemical Health Assessment Process?
EPA announced in June the creation of its new Chemical Safety Advisory Committee, established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and is seeking nominations for members.
United States
4 Sep 2015
OSHA And EPA Issue Chemical Safety Alert Regarding Employer Implementation Of Safer Technology And Alternatives
The Alert begins explaining that "safer technology and alternatives" means "the integration of a variety of risk reduction or risk management strategies that work toward making a facility and its chemical processes as safe as possible."
United States
1 Jul 2015
Chemical Safety Alert On Implementation Of "Inherently Safer Technology" Issued By OSHA And EPA
The alert, entitled "Safer Technology and Alternatives", outlines principles of "Inherently Safer Technologies" (IST), such as switching from more dangerous chemicals to less dangerous chemicals...
United States
29 Jun 2015
EPA Developing Best Management Practices To Report Industrial Chemical Discharges
Plans to develop best management practices for Clean Water Act permit writers and pretreatment coordinators are underway as The Environmental Protection Agency responds to a September 2014 report...
United States
16 Jun 2015
EPA Developing Best Practices To Report Industrial Chemical Discharges
The agency also plans to clarify reporting guidelines under 40 C.F.R. 403.12(j) and 403.12(p) that spell out reporting procedures for industrial users that discharge chemicals to treatment plants.
United States
10 Jun 2015
EPA Environmental Appeals Board: No Statute Of Limitations On Failure To Report Under TSCA
EPA initiated an enforcement action against Elementis for its failure to send EPA a 2002 industry study showing increased risk of lung cancer to workers exposed to hexavalent chromium (Cr6).
United States
13 May 2015
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