Safety Regulations News

  • 3E Company Wins Multiple Awards for Product Innovation

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EHS) compliance and information management services, is proud to announce that its intelligent compliance solutions were recently honored with four prestigious industry awards for new enhancements that enable customers to improve workplace safety, increase product stewardship, strengthen regulatory compliance, and augment ...


    By 3E Company

  • New rules hasten end for Europe’s dirtiest power plants

    Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations, will be forced to clean up or close down thanks to new EU rules adopted today. The revised standards demand reductions in toxic emissions, yet businesses and governments appear unprepared. EU-wide compliance with the new rules could cost as much as €15.4bn, and 82% of coal capacity ...

  • Summer 2017 Regulatory, Testing, and Policy Outlook for Chemical Consortia

    For the chemical industry, 2017 has been a year of evolutionary change, coupled with increasing uncertainties.  Implementation of the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is underway.  With the aggressive deadlines in the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, companies are required to review a multitude of proposals, often issued by the U.S. Environmental ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Regulators Accept Hawaiian Electric Companies` Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Energy

    The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has accepted the Hawaiian Electric Companies' plan charting the near-term actions that will lead to 100 percent of Hawaii's power generation needs coming from renewable resources by 2045. The Power Supply Improvement Plan Update accepted by the PUC on July 14 describes the work by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light that will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • REACH Enforcement: 802 Authorisation Inspections, Criminal Prosecutions Launched

    The latest enforcement report (June 2017) of the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation has highlighted the lengths ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • EPA Issues Final TSCA Framework Rules

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 22, 2017, the pre-publication Federal Register notices of the final framework actions under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (new TSCA).  The final rules include the prioritization process rule, which establishes ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • TSCA Reset: EPA Releases Initial 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Information

    TSCA Reset Update: The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the initial non-confidential CDR data from the 2016 reporting. Once confidential business information (CBI) claims have been reviewed (in fiscal year 2018), it is expected that additional data will be released. ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • TSCA Framework Rules Issued In Final

    Join Industry, Agency, and Consumer Stakeholders to Discuss Framework Rules and Other TSCA Implementation Topics at the  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EU observatory for nanomaterials launched

    The EUON offers a unique web-based information point with factual and neutral content about nanomaterials on the EU market. The observatory is targeted at a wide audience including consumers, workers, regulators and scientists. On the website, you can read about what nanomaterials are and where they are used. Information on health and safety issues, research, regulatory and international ...

  • Seven steps to successful safety usage and handling of chemicals

    The awareness of dangerous potentials in any field of work acitivity will always help reduce the likelihood of harm to people, when they themselves take appropriate safeguard actions.  Notably this requires effective communication of known phenomena and situations and at a level that persons involved can rapidly associate with their specific work activity and workplace.  The following ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and ABA Books Release New TSCA: A Guide to the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act and Its Implementation

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce the publication of New TSCA: A Guide to the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act and Its Implementation, released today by the American Bar Association (ABA).  This new book is a ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Drinking Water Week 2017: Get Kids Excited!

    In continuing our celebration of Drinking Water Week, we have uncovered some more great resources to get children excited about the science and value of our planet’s water supply. ...


    By Hoskin Scientific Limited

  • May issue of Water Well Journal includes article on electronic logging device mandate

    Titled “Electronic Logging Mandate,” it covers a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate going into effect on December 18, 2017, stating motor carriers must equip their commercial vehicles with electronic logging devices (ELDs). Tony Verillo, author of the article, states the new law does not change the hours-of-service rule, but will cause some water well system ...

  • Halving Global Carbon Emissions by 2040 Within Reach

    Governments, investors and businesses must seize the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 while ensuring economic development and energy access for all, but they must act now to accelerate clean electrification, decarbonization beyond power and energy productivity improvement, says the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC). The ETC recently (4/25) launched its "Better energy, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Free Webinar - U.S. State-Level Environmental Product Regulations: What Lies Ahead for 2017?

    Indications from Washington D.C. are suggesting a significant shift away from Federal environmental regulation.  However, at U.S. State-level there has been significant increase in activity.  This webinar will bring you up-to-date on the flurry of proposals for environmental product compliance at U.S. State level with recent developments in relation to product safety, chemicals, ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • Marine Safety – Monitoring Shipping Vessel Impact on Coastal Shores

    With Canada aiming to increase marine safety within its coastal shores, Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) prove to be well suited for the task. Through the Ocean Protection Plan, the Canadian Government plans to increase funding to marine safety services to each of the country’s coasts; including the shipping passages in the Arctic waters. The program highlights the need for ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Arizona Public Service, solar companies reach settlement on solar rates

    Solar companies and Arizona’s largest utility have reached a long-sought rate design settlement that could hopefully bring an end to years of contentious policy debates. The settlement between Arizona Public Service (APS) and solar installation companies includes a smaller net metering rate cut for rooftop solar customers than originally proposed, and includes rate design options for ...

  • Changes in Vietnamese Safety Regulations

    Photo: Participants recieved their course certificate after the FLACS-I training in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Here with FLACS trainer Franz Zdravistch.  Key stakeholders and Vietnamese authorities have shown great interest in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and particularly FLACS, Gexcon’s consequence modelling tool. We recently completed the ...


    By GexCon AS

  • Global Regulatory Update for January 2017

    Acta Will Present Deeper Dive On Chemical Substance Regulation In Central And South America:The Acta Group (Acta) is pleased to offer our clients, associated businesses, and corporate product stewards and regulatory personnel a follow-up to our November 2016 webinar “Current Opportunities and Challenges with Chemical Substance Regulation in Mexico and Central and South America.” This ...


    By Acta Group

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