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  • Iowa Senate Approves Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Legislation

    On March 17, 2016, the Iowa State Senate voted 46-3 to approve Senate File 2300, a bill creating a production tax credit for renewable chemicals. The legislation was created to attract investment in renewable chemical manufacturing and biorefining to Iowa, and covers the production of higher value ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Wercs Launches Chemical Approval Process Module

    The Wercs, Ltd., the global leader in Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) software, today announced the commercial launch of an automated chemical approval process module to streamline formal chemical requests and approvals for manufacturers using and storing chemicals. This new module is available immediately as a standalone module and as an add-on to The ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • House approves bill to overhaul chemical regulation

    The House on Tuesday approved a bipartisan bill that would update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years. The House vote, 398-1, moves the bill to the Senate, where a similar measure awaits a floor vote after winning approval from a Senate committee. Both bills would set safety standards for tens of thousands of chemicals that now are unregulated. The bills also ...


    By Associated Press

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • 2,500 products now approved under EPA safer product labeling program

    As part of the Earth Day 2011 tribute and continued efforts to protect Americans’ health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that more than 2,500 products are now authorized by the agency under its Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Product Labeling Program to carry the DfE label. DfE-labeled products do not contain known chemicals of potential concern, like ...

  • 3E Company enhances chemical approval tool for improved regulatory impact analysis

    3E Company, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of a new version of its Chemical Approval Module. The Module is available for use with 3E Online™ - MSDS, the Company’s award-winning Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) management system. The Module enables Chemical Approval ...


    By 3E Company

  • EU Member States approve world-wide rules for labelling of chemicals

    The European Commission welcomes the agreement by the EU Member States to align EU legislation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures to the United Nations Globally Harmonised System (GHS). This new system will ensure that the same hazards will be described and labelled in the same way all around the world. By using internationally agreed classification criteria and ...

  • Proposed creation of biobutanol production technology venture between BP and Dupont approved

    he European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of a joint venture between BP Biofuels North America LLC and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont), also of the US. The joint venture would be active in the development and commercialisation of production technologies for biobutanol, a fuel component produced from biomass. The Commission concluded that ...

  • 3E Company Announces Availability of New Chemical Approval Module for its Industry Leading MSDS Management System

    Module enables customers using 3E Online-MSDS Standard and Expert Editions to streamline chemical request and approval process Tuesday, October 24, 2006 — 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of a new Chemical Approval module for use with 3E Online-MSDS Standard Edition and ...


    By 3E Company

  • EPA Approves Redesignation of Atlanta Area to Attainment for Ozone

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it is taking final action to approve the state of Georgia’s request to redesignate the Atlanta area to attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard. This action is based on air quality monitoring data for the three-year period of 2008, 2009, and 2010 that meets the standard. The area continues to attain this standard. “This ...

  • Chemical security

    The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citizens, according to research published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. Maria Rooijakkers and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq of the School of Public and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • BioSolar’s Breakthrough BioBacksheet Approved for Commercial Sales

    BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, today reported that the company received the long awaited provisional Relative Thermal Index (RTI) recognition from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for its BioBacksheet. RTI is ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • Sustainable Waste-To-Energy Facility Approved for Construction in Tennessee

    PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process. The waste-to-energy technology, which will go on line early next year, is a downdraft gasification plant that will cleanly convert up to 64 tons per day of blended waste wood, scrap tires and sewer sludge ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Shand & Jurs Deflagration Arresters Attain ATEX Approval

    Hillside, IL — Shand & Jurs, a leader in tank gauging and tank protection equipment, is pleased to announce the addition of four models of its Deflagration Arresters that have earned ATEX 94/4/EC approval. Deflagration Flame Arresters are designed to be a positive flame stop on low pressure tanks or piping systems containing flammable ...

  • Seldon secures Chinese approval for water technology

    Seldon Technologies Inc has received formal approval from China’s Ministry of Health for its carbon nanotube drinking water technology for use in China. Seldon’s patented Nanomesh water purification technology is an adsorptive disinfection technology that inactivates a wide range of harmful microorganisms while adsorbing contaminants ...

  • Shand & Jurs Deflagration Arresters attain ATEX approval

    Shand & Jurs, a leader in tank gauging and tank protection equipment, is pleased to announce the addition of four models of its Deflagration Arresters that have earned ATEX 94/4/EC approval. Deflagration Flame Arresters are designed to be a positive flame stop on low pressure tanks or piping systems containing flammable liquids or solvents having a low flash point. They not only provide ...

  • Eastman Receives Approval of Structural Interlayer for Germany

    Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), manufacturer of Saflex® PVB for architectural applications, is pleased to announce that Saflex DG structural interlayer has received a General Technical Approval (Allgemeine bauaufsichtliche Zulassung, abZ Z-70.3-230) from the German Institute for Building Technology (Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik -DIBt). The new approval will allow the strength ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • EA approves application to export RDF for first time

    Refuse derived fuel (RDF) is to be exported for the first time after the Environment Agency recently approved an application for the move. Shanks Waste Management will export 40,000 tonnes of the fuel pellets to Holland and Germany in the next 12 months to be used as feedstock in energy from waste facilities. RDF is made from treated municipal solid waste, which adds calorific value, making it ...

  • LEED Gets Healthier: LEED for Healthcare Approved

    by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network The US Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED for Healthcare (LEED HC) rating system passed member ballot on November 16, 2010 with an 87% approval rate. Its passage brings to a close six years of developmental work, including contentious debates over ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Bion Announces Approval of New Canadian Patent

     Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB/QB: BNET) announced today that it was notified that its Canadian patent application 2503166 entitled "Low Oxygen Biologically Mediated Nutrient Removal" has been approved.  The patent application was made on April 18, 2005; upon publication and issuance, the patent will be officially granted and will remain in force until April 18, 2024. ...

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