Environmental Regulations News

  • EU emission reforms slow global warming

    The world is on course for a 4˚C temperature increase above pre-industrial levels, according to research by Schroders, down from the 4.1˚C rise predicted by the company at the end of 2017. The investment firm said reforms made last November to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide that can be emitted in the EU helped slow the expected pace of global warming. ...

  • THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM AND EXHIBITION ON THE REDEVELOPMENT OF MANUFACTURED GAS PLANT SITES (MGP 2019)

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida (USA) -- The 8th International Symposium and Exhibition on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites (MGP 2019) will be held at The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA on June 2-4, 2019. Symposium organizers for MGP 2019 are the Center for Biomedical & Toxicological Research at Florida State University and the ...

  • Kiwi flies high in Europe with state-of-the-art robotic tech

    Invert Robotics provides non-destructive inspection services using mobile climbing robots. The proprietary robotic platform can be used for the inspection of mission and business critical assets in the dairy, food and beverage, aviation, petrochemical and industrial chemical markets. The robotic inspection solution allows clients to manage and minimise their exposure to risk, be it risk of harm ...


    By Invert Robotics

  • Reducing the Risks in Regulatory Reporting

    A growing number of organisations operating in regulated industries are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of data custody and integrity to manage financial and reputational risk.  Clunky and uncontrolled data exchange can introduce errors, create uncertainty and damage relationships between organisations.  Sharing (or interchanging) data ...

  • 2018 Global EHS Regulatory Forecast: Register Today!

    How will developments driven by an unstable global political climate indirectly impact EHS regulations and the success of your business operations? Enhesa's  ...

  • Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Article “Australia, EU, Brazil Making Moves in 2018 on Chemical Regulation”

    On December 19, 2017,  Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report included comments by Michael S. Wenk, M.S., Senior Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), regarding future chemical regulations in Brazil. Big questions remain, among them: Will Brazil recognize industrial chemicals registered through other systems like the Toxic Substances Control Act in the U.S., or ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Studying the effect of global warming on tropical crops

    Researchers have long been using impact studies to study the effects of climate change on cocoa growth. These studies mimic conditions predicted at the end of the century1 such as higher levels of drought and higher levels of atmospheric CO2. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • 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

  • 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, ...

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