Environmental Regulations News

  • UL Acquires ChemADVISOR

    UL, a global leader in safety science, today announced the acquisition of ChemADVISOR, a recognized world leader in chemical regulatory compliance and data solutions. Integrating ChemADVISOR’s environmental, health, safety and transportation information and solutions will broaden UL’s compliance solution services that help businesses navigate the ever-changing, chemical regulatory ...


    By UL Environment

  • European Commission Adds 25 CMRs To REACH Annex XVII

    If you supply chemical products to the European market, you should be aware that last week the European Commission made significant amendments to the Appendices to Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation. Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1510 – which makes changes to Entries 28, 29 and 30 of Annex XVII – specifically concerns substances classified as CMRs. What are CMRs? ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • EuroWins

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX:EVS) is pleased to advise that it has secured subscriptions with three new clients in Europe. All three subscriptions are for the Incident Intelligence solution which combines complaint reporting, a community involvement portal, workflow management, automated modelling and customised reports. One of the subscriptions is for a client in Georgia, for use in a ...


    By Envirosuite

  • 4C Health/Safety/Environmental Conference Call for Papers

    Every year, hundreds of environmental professionals gather at the 4C Conference to learn about emerging technologies, policy changes, compliance strategies, best practices, and walk away with real-world advice and practical takeaways. Now is your chance to become a part of one of the most diverse and fastest growing HSE consortiums in the world. The 4C Conference is looking for members of the HSE ...


    By 4C Environmental Conference

  • GHS – Hazards nnt covered

    GHS – Hazards Not Covered delves deep into the challenge of communicating other hazards which are not classified into specified hazard classes under the GHS. It begins by looking briefly at what classes of hazards are covered by the GHS – and study the cases where local governments or competent authorities have adopted hazard classes that go beyond those set up in the UN model ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Significant contract with leading environmental agency

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX: EVS), is pleased to advise that it has secured a subscription for its Envirosuite SaaS platform with a second California-based air quality management agency. This initial contract with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) covers the deployment of Envirosuite to enhance the management of air quality data from the District’s continuous monitoring ...


    By Envirosuite

  • How GHS Differs Around the World: 3 Main Reasons It’s Not Harmonised

    The United Nations’ Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) has taken root across the world and continues to spread. But anyone involved in product compliance knows that all regulations are local. Indeed, as each government adopts the “globally harmonized” system, differences creep in. In some cases, the differences are compromises built ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • FDA Guidance Addresses FDA and EPA Jurisdiction over Mosquito-Related Products

    On October 4, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of final guidance that helps to clarify FDA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jurisdiction over the regulation of mosquito-related products intended to function as pesticides, including those produced through the use of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA proposes rule to amend CERCLA standards and practices for all appropriate inquiries

    Effective March 14, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is implementing a final rule to amend the CERCLA Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiries of contaminated sites. The rule recognizes the two ASTM standards (ASTM E1527-13 [previous] and ASTM E2247-16 [new]) as consistent with the All Appropriate Inquiries Rule for prospective purchasers of relatively large tracts of ...

  • UL Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

    UL announces that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. With its membership in the SAC, UL joins more than 200 global brands, retailers and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, ...


    By UL LLC

  • Chromatotec sponsor of the Odour management conference 2017

    Chromatotec is pleased to announce that the group is sponsoring the OMCTS 2017, the International Odour Management Conference and Technology Showcase which will be held in UCLA, Los Angeles, California (USA) on November, 1st and 2nd 2017. The second edition of the conference is the meeting point of the Odor Industry where various industries are exhibiting their products ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Subcommittee on Groundwater permitted to resume activities

    Following a review by the Department of Interior, the Advisory Committee on Water Information’s Subcommittee on Groundwater (SOGW) is resuming operations this month. The subcommittee’s activities were put on hold in the spring so a review of the group’s activities could be undergone by the new administration. While the review is ongoing, SOGW is permitted to proceed with ...

  • Connexion Announces Their 2nd Annual Safety Training Event and Tool & Safety Product Expo

    Connexion announced their 2nd Annual Safety Training Event and Tool and Safety Product Expo. The event, scheduled to take place on September 28th, 2017 at Connexion’s headquarters in Buffalo Grove, IL, is aimed at providing safety directors and electrical workers the required knowledge and training they need towards achieving OSHA compliant hazard avoidance and risk mitigation. ...


    By Connexion

  • Hurricane Harvey Delivers Catastrophic Property Damage and Indoor Environmental Quality Issues

    This past weekend, Hurricane Harvey brought powerful winds and an unprecedented amount of rain that has resulted in devastating floods across large areas of Texas. In addition to tragic deaths as a result of the historic storm, countless homes, schools and businesses have been heavily damaged or even destroyed in some cases.  One estimate from an insurance group has put the cost of ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Environmental and economic goals not in conflict, new study claims

    New research claims that air pollution policy reduces the extent to which population growth in urban areas results in increased pollution emissions, without disrupting the economic growth resulting from this urbanisation. More than half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, and the United Nations predicts another 2.5 billion people will move to cities by 2050. However, ...

  • Osprey Biotechnics named a 2017 Partner of the Year Award Winner by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice Program

    This is the third year in a row the company has received a partner of the year award. This award is in the Formulators-Product Manufacturers category which recognizes their continued efforts to support the ideals of the Safer Choice Program with customers and the public to reduce health and environmental risks by advancing the manufacture and use of safer products and technologies. ...


    By Osprey Biotechnics

  • Adding value with sustainable business practices

    For Messe Frankfurt, sustainability means acting as a responsible corporate citizen while continuing to strengthen the Group’s performance – it is something that encompasses economic, ecological and social factors. Sustainability is a key component of Messe Frankfurt’s corporate culture and is reflected in the various activities of all parts of the Group worldwide. ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • EC Publishes Final Report of Nanocomput Project

    In July 2017, the European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) published a report entitled Evaluation of the availability and applicability of computational approaches in the safety assessment of nanomaterials:  Final report of the Nanocomput ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Brazil Inches Forward On Industrial Chemicals Regulation Implementation

    The Acta Group (Acta®) has been closely tracking the development of Brazil’s Industrial Chemicals Regulation (Regulação de Substâncias Químicas Industriais, or Regulação), which still only exists in draft form. As discussed in our  ...


    By Acta Group

  • Sale of EnviroSuite’s consulting practice complete

    EnviroSuite has today announced the completion of the sale of its entire Pacific Environment Consulting practice, including DLA, (together PEC) to the world’s leading environmental and sustainability consulting group, Environmental Resources Management (ERM).  Details of the sale are set out in the Company’s announcement of 27 April 2017. Robin Ormerod on the ...


    By Envirosuite

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