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PFAS And Credit Transactions: Are You Protected From Environmental Liability?
PFAS, noted for its use in older non-stick cookware, fabric stain preventers, and numerous other industrial applications, is fast becoming a major environmental contaminant that is expensive
United States
30 Apr 2019
Updated TSCA Inventory: What You Need To Know Now To Avoid Business Disruption
In 2016, after decades without any changes, Congress amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (the "TCSA") with an eye towards updating and modernizing the regulatory regime for chemical substances.
United States
26 Apr 2019
U.S. EPA Releases Long-Awaited PFAS Action Plan
This past Valentine's Day, U.S. EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced EPA's Action Plan for regulating per- and PFAS, which are a class of synthetic chemicals that have come under increasing scrutiny.
United States
22 Feb 2019
TSCA Amendment: Upcoming Inventory Rule
On June 22, 2016, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (the Amendment), which amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), was signed into law.
United States
25 Apr 2017
The Toxic Substances Control Act Overhaul: What You Need To Know
On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the "Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act" into law, making comprehensive changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
United States
28 Jun 2016
Deadline Approaching For Prop 65 Compliance For Bisphenol A
While there are multiple methods of complying with the Prop 65 warning requirements for BPA, implementing these compliance methods can be time-consuming and expensive.
United States
22 Mar 2016
China's "RoHS 2" Regulation: What Manufacturers Must Know
After years of deliberation and industry anticipation, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") promulgated the "RoHS 2" regulation on January 21, 2016.
5 Feb 2016
China's "RoHS 2" Regulation: What Manufacturers Must Know
After years of deliberation and industry anticipation, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") promulgated the "RoHS 2" regulation on January 21, 2016.
29 Jan 2016
China Proposes New Restriction Of Hazardous Substance ("RoHS") Requirements For Electronics Manufacturers
Do you manufacture electrical and electronic products, parts or components? Do you manage manufacturing design for such products? Do you oversee Chinese suppliers manufacturing such products?
20 May 2015
First REACH Registration Deadline Approaches
In effect for more than two years, the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH Regulation) presents its first registration deadline in less than one year.
United States
5 Jan 2010
California Implements The Country´s First Green Chemistry Program
In 2007, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger established the California Green Chemistry Initiative (Initiative), a systematic and comprehensive approach to developing policy options for implementing a green chemistry program that unites scientists from California and around the world to evaluate the health effects of chemicals and create possible alternatives.
United States
22 Oct 2008
Sixty Days Starts Now: Homeland Security Publishes Final Rule On Chemical Security
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a Final Rule on Chemical Security, including a final version of the list of "Chemicals of Interest" (COI). Affected facilities — of which there are many — have 60 days from publication of this final rule in the Federal Register, expected this week, to submit required information to the DHS.
United States
26 Nov 2007
New Homeland Security Rules Require Prompt Action
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), acting under a congressional mandate, has finalized interim rules to regulate security at any facility possessing a threshold quantity of a long list of chemicals.
United States
7 Jun 2007
Legislation Requires New Security Rules For Chemical Plants
Legislation signed by President Bush on October 4, 2006 requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to publish interim-final rules on chemical plant security in the next six months.
United States
1 Nov 2006
A Compilation of Stormwater and Other Related Water News
In a set-back for homebuilders and property owners, a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California ("the judge") has determined that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), when conducting a cost-impact analysis of a critical habitat designation, may not consider the whole cost of protecting the habitat and the species but only the difference between "recovery" of a species and the lower standard of "survival" of the species.
United States
15 Apr 2006
FDA Issues Final Rule Regarding Administrative Detention of Food
In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, Americans recognized the need to protect the nation’s food supply from bioterrorist attacks
United States
6 Oct 2004
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