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  • Free Webinar - Brexit & Trump: What They Mean for Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    As we approach the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome which established what is now the European Union, never before have the post-war legal and regulatory structures been in such doubt.  Populist majority votes have left the UK set to leave the European Union, and across the Atlantic, have brought Donald J. Trump into the U.S. Oval Office.  Now with sweeping changes ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • Environment Report Regarding How Manufacturers Should Participate in EPA Rulemaking

    On February 10, 2017, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), Lynn L. Bergeson, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report article “Vehicle, Furniture Makers Urged to Increase Role in Toxics Law.” Lynn Bergeson, managing partner of the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • More chemicals banned under chemicals management plan

    Eight new chemicals have been deemed toxic to human health, and one deemed toxic to the environment under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Environment Minister John Baird and Tony Clement, Health Minister, announced the actions taken pursuant to Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan announced in 2006. (See GLOBE-Net article ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Milestone reached in chemicals management plan

    Another milestone in Canada"s Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) has been reached with the release of assessments of 13 potentially harmful substances. Launched in 2006, the CMP focuses on assessing and regulating chemicals that are used in thousands of industrial and consumer products. Draft screening assessment reports for 13 substances of Batch 10 of the Chemicals Management Plan have been ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New MediTerra developments: Risk management and chemical management

    MediTerra focuses its main specializations in Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance and Soil and Groundwater Contamination. Related with these two issues, MediTerra has established two three areas of development: Chemical Management, Risk Management and Carbon Footprint ...

  • Woongjin Chemical welcomes new management

    The filter division at Woongjin Chemical’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, involved in the manufacturing and sales of RO, NF, UF membranes and cartridge and micro filters, recently underwent a company restructuring. Dr. Im Hee Seok has been appointed as Managing Director for the RO Dvision. Dr. Im brings a total of 21 years of experience in the field including R&D, advanced materials, and ...


    By Toray Chemical Korea

  • Protecting Canadians and the environment from toxic chemicals: the Chemical Management Plan

    Grade 12 students Rachel Brown and Katie Van der Sloot were not looking to create a furor over a common chemical found in toothpaste, mouthwash and anti-bacterial soap. But when the inquiring young Medicine Hat, Alberta high school students noticed a flood of anti-bacterial soap in their community following the 2009 H1N1 scare, they probed deeper. They applied scientific process to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • More chemicals banned under Canada`s chemicals management plan

    Eight new chemicals have been deemed toxic to human health, and one deemed toxic to the environment under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Environment Minister John Baird and Tony Clement, Health Minister, announced the actions taken pursuant to Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan announced in 2006. These nine chemicals were part of a batch of 15 chemicals, which were identified last ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • United Nations unanimous on global management of chemicals

    The protection of the environment from harmful influences such as chemical products is inconceivable without the United Nations. The strategic approach for international chemical management (SAICM) was created in 2006 under the auspices of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in order to make the use of chemicals safer throughout the world. UNEP was set up in 1972 by a UN resolution ...


  • Turkey and South Korea Implement Chemical Management Programs

    Both Turkey and South Korea are working to implement chemical management programs to comply with broader international initiatives. In December 2009, Turkey implemented new legislation concerning the classification, labeling, and packaging (CLP) of dangerous substances and preparations, and a regulation on safety data sheets (SDS) for dangerous substances and preparations. South Korea has ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Additional substances assessed under the chemicals management plan

    The Government of Canada has released the final screening assessment reports, and, where applicable, the proposed risk management approach documents for 14 substances assessed in Batch 7 of the Chemicals Management Plan. 'Canada continues to be at the forefront of chemicals management,' said Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq. 'These latest assessment reports and proposed risk management approach ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Streamlining EHS incident management in the chemical industry

    While comprehensive EHS management is critical in almost any industry, businesses in the chemical sector face a unique array of challenges. Since dangerous chemicals have direct impacts on human health, carry the potential of compromising safety, and also -- improperly handled and contained -- can result in significant negative environmental impacts, proactive EHS management is just a part of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Seamlessly integrate MSDSs with chemical inventory management

    ChemSW, Inc. and 3E Company will host a joint webcast on How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs and Chemical Inventory Management to be held on October 25, 2011 from 10:30-11:30pm PST / 1:30pm-2:30pm EST.  The average R&D laboratory typically has thousands of materials on site and each one requires a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). But having a MSDS is just the beginning because those ...


  • M3V Data Management releases Chemical Management Navigator version 3.0

    M3V Data Management, LLC is pleased to release the latest version of the popular web based software application Chemical Management Navigator. Not only will this new release allow clients to conduct easy MSDS Management it will also record purchase and usage information to programmatically write SARA 302, 311 and 312 reports and provide valuable data for subsequent Form R reporting. Version 3.0 ...


    By M3V Data Management

  • ICCA and UNEP underline need for safe management of chemicals in Africa

    Safe transport and storage of chemicals, emergency prevention, preparedness as well as responses to chemical accidents was the focus of a joint project launched recently by the International Council of Chemicals Associations (ICCA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The issues were highlighted at the official launch of the joint project during a two-day workshop held in Nairobi ...

  • EPA unveils new framework for chemical management reform in the US

    In a speech at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced core principles that outline the Obama Administration’s goals for legislative reform of this country’s chemical management law, the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, TSCA. In parallel with this legislative initiative, Administrator Jackson also announced plans for a major effort to strengthen ...

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Will Co-Chair Seminar on Chemical Management Laws

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), and The Acta Group (Acta) are pleased to announce that on October 26, 2012, Lynn L. Bergeson will Co-Chair a Practising Law Institute seminar entitled "Chemical Management Laws 2012: Business Opportunity, Public Protection or Barrier to Trade?" The seminar will be held in New York City, New York, and there will ...


    By Acta Group

  • Sorrento settles with EPA for chemical management violations at Nampa, Idaho plant

    Sorrento Lactalis, Inc. will pay $91,352 in a settlement for violations of Clean Air Act regulations intended to prevent chemical accidents. The violations occurred at Sorrento’s cheese manufacturing facility in Nampa, Idaho. According to the settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as far back as 2007 Sorrento did not meet risk management requirements such as properly ...

  • New MSDS / Chemical Management and Regulatory Cross-Referencing Solution a Game Changer

    MSDSonline, the leading developer of on-demand (SaaS) EH&S compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of its new hazardous chemical inventory management and regulatory cross-referencing solution, the ...


    By PRWeb

  • African nations pledge increased efforts in sound management of hazardous chemicals

    Representative of 28 African countries today developed a draft roadmap aimed at driving the continent toward meeting the 2020 goal of the sound management of chemicals across their lifecycles. National legal and institutional arrangements for chemical management and public resources for ensuring the sound management of chemicals are often insufficient, particularly in Africa. Meeting at the ...

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