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  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Chemical Safety Improvement Act

    On November 13, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (S. 1009) (CSIA), which was introduced in May 2013 by the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA). Earlier this year, the House Subcommittee held hearings to provide an overview of Title I of the Toxic Substances ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • E-waste Management Market to 2020 - Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector to Drive Asia Pacific

    E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams, globally. The rate of generation of e-waste is high in both developed and developing economies. The main reason for the high growth rate in developing countries is the increasing market penetration of electrical and electronics goods. In developed economies, the rate of e-waste generation is high because of the high obsolescence rate and high ...


  • Virtuous Circles

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Green Week 2014. Change is not easy. I don’t usually follow very closely the political principles of Niccolo Machiavelli, but he was amazingly perceptive when he stated that “there is nothing more difficult (…) than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well ...

  • CAP Reform – an explanation of the main elements

    The Commission, the Council and the European Parliament (EP) have reached a political agreement on the reform of the Common Agriculture Policy – subject to formal approval by the Council and the EP as a 1streading Agreement. Most elements were agreed in trilogue on June 26, and the last remaining issues (linked to the Multi-Annual Financial framework package) were finalised on September 24. ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

    Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA Jim Jones Designated As Acting Assistant Administrator For OCSPP: On November 22, 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson announced that Jim Jones, the current Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, will be designated to serve as the new Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office ...


    By Acta Group

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Questions and Answers on the European Commission`s proposal for effort sharing

    1. What is the Commission proposing? On 10 January 2007 the Commission adopted an energy and climate change package, calling on the Council and European Parliament to approve: an independent EU commitment to achieve a reduction of at least 20% in the emission of greenhouse gases by 2020 compared to 1990 levels and the objective of a 30% reduction by 2020, subject to the conclusion ...

  • Recent Federal Developments - August 2011

    FEDERAL ISSUES   TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Announces Chemical Data Reporting Rule: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to publish in the Federal Register this month a final Toxic ...


    By Acta Group

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    Synopsis Of The 2010 Congressional Mid-Term Elections: The 2010 Congressional mid-term elections will have a profound impact on policy and legislative developments of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), particularly as to the regulation of chemicals and pesticides. The dramatic decline in the number of elected Democratic members, especially the loss of the majority in the House of ...


    By Acta Group

  • Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Major Power Markets in Eastern Europe to 2020 - Renewable Resources, Privatization, and Easing Barriers to Entry in Russia, Czech Republic, Poland, Uk

    As power requirements continue to grow across Eastern Europe, countries across the region are increasing market privatization to boost investment from abroad, finds a new report titled “Major Power Markets in Eastern Europe to 2020 - Renewable Resources, Privatization, and Easing Barriers to Entry in Russia, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine and Turkey“. This research highlights a shift ...


  • Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 - Clean Development Mechanism Projects and Climate Financing to Increase Renewables Share in the Energy Mix

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 - Clean Development ...


    By ReportLinker

  • The economics of climate change: Speech by Chris Huhne

    THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE by Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP (29 June 2011 to the Corporate Leaders’ Group, London) Thanks very much. I’m particularly delighted to be here among a group of people so responsible for seeing and delivering our future prosperity.   Today, I want to set out three key arguments about the economics of climate change that I believe must be crucial to our ...

  • Watts Water Technologies Reports First Quarter Results for 2011

    Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2011. Net income per diluted share from continuing operations (EPS) for the first quarter of 2011 was $0.29. This represents a decrease of 12% as compared to $0.33 of EPS reported in the first quarter of 2010. First quarter 2011 EPS includes a negative $0.14 ...


    By Watts Water Technologies

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