Environmental Regulations News

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • UL Environment Recognized by the US EPA as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced official recognition as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier (TPC) under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. TSCA Title VI requires producers of hardwood plywood, particle board, medium density ...


    By UL Environment

  • Drinking Water Inspectorate Water regulation - Regulation 31

    The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) under the umbrella of the UK Government’s DEFRA (Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs) states that; “Protection of public health of consumers through safeguarding the quality of drinking water is a key aspect of the drinking water quality regulatory framework. ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • States and utilities across the country are moving on grid modernization, survey finds

    Actions to modernize the nation’s electric grid—some small, some sweeping—are underway this year by utilities, state regulators and legislators in 37 states and the District of Columbia, according to a new survey by the NC Clean Technology Center. “We are still at an early stage,” said Autumn Proudlove, a senior policy analyst with the center. “Every state is ...

  • Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Suggests New Approaches to EPA in Managing New Chemical Polymers

    One of the consequences of the new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the need for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review and make determinations under Section 5(a)(3)(B) on premanufacture notification (PMN) chemicals submitted to EPA, and then to take required actions.  These requirements raise particular and sometimes challenging issues for new chemical polymers ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • California Regulators to Address APR and Plastics Recycling Industry

    Top Environmental Regulators from CalRecycle, California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, will discuss possible future changes in the regulatory climate impacting plastics recycling in California at The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Spring Meeting in Sacramento, California next week.  APR, the leading international trade association representing the plastics ...

  • Canada GHS – WHMIS Implementation Dates Delayed

    WHMIS implementation dates have been officially  delayed.  As per Health Canada, “Manufacturers and importers now have until June 1, 2018 to comply with the HPR. The deadline of June 1, 2017 has been delayed by one year to June 1, 2018.” ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Saudi Environmental Market Remains Strong Amid Low Oil Price

    Since our inception, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a significant source of revenue emerging from a range of sectors including oil, gas, petrochemical and mining. A distinguishing feature of many of the projects we have supported is their significant capital value.  In 2017, WKC Group completed a ...


    By WKC Group

  • TargetSolutions Makes Key Updates to Two NFPA 1001 Training Courses

    TargetSolutions has recently updated the content and multimedia of two NFPA 1001 training courses that cover various aspects of fire safety. In an ongoing effort to provide the most engaging online training experience possible, TargetSolutions has completed major revisions to a pair of NFPA 1001 training courses: Fire Behavior and Firefighter ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • GWPC launches state-powered WellFinder mobile application

    The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) announced today the release of RBDMS WellFinder, a free mobile application powered by data directly from state regulatory programs, which allows users to locate and select oil and natural gas wells from an interactive map to display valuable data and information.  RBDMS WellFinder utilizes well data directly from state regulatory programs. This ...

  • CH2M thought leaders to present at Battelle’s Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies

    Industry-leading technical experts from CH2M are chairing sessions and presenting 17 technical platforms and poster presentations on May 22-25 Industry-leading technical experts from CH2M are chairing sessions and presenting 17 technical platforms and poster presentations on bioremediation, green and sustainable remediation practices, system optimization and other critical topics at ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • High NOx Emissions from Diesel Cars

    It is time to sell your diesel car. In a few years you will not be able to use it in a city. The real drive emissions measurements from passenger cars are giving astonishing results. A new diesel car has 10 times higher NOx emissions compared to a petrol car. Even worse, the NOx emitted from the diesel car is up to 50% emitted as NO2. The ...


    By Opsis AB

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