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  • Puerto Rican Companies Turn to Zimmetry Environmental for Compliance with OSHA’s New Crystalline Silica Rule

    In March, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued their highly anticipated final rule to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. OSHA estimates that the rule will save over 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year, once its effects are fully realized. The Final Rule is projected to provide net benefits of about $7.7 ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • 2005 - the Year Dedicated to Environmental Compliance

    Untitled Document Companies are poorly prepared for new laws and international regulations. And this despite up-to-date ...


  • Definition of Solid Waste Proposed Rule

    For a material to be classified as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, it must first be defined as a solid waste. Thus the "definition of solid waste" is contained in the hazardous waste regulations at 40 CFR 261.2. In the 2008 Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule, EPA sought to define "solid waste" so as to exclude certain hazardous secondary materials when they ...

  • EPA Finalizes Rules for the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR)

    Eco Power Solutions, a leading provider of advanced emission control technology, said its ...


  • Jackson Signs Proposed Rule Amending Human Subjects Protections Rule

    On January 18, 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson signed a proposed rule that would revise EPA's February 6, 2006, final rule concerning protections for subjects in human research. According to EPA, the proposed amendments would broaden the applicability of the rules to cover human testing with pesticides submitted to EPA under any regulatory statute it ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New EPA rule will improve environmental performance of academic labs

    EPA has finalized the Academic Laboratory rule to help improve the environmental performance of teaching and research laboratories owned by eligible academic entities.  This rule provides increased regulatory flexibility, while enhancing safe management of hazardous waste.  Eligible academic entities include colleges and universities, and teaching hospitals and nonprofit research ...

  • Energy Efficiency a Key Compliance Strategy for States in EPA Final Clean Power Plan Rule

    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan, a rule that sets state-specific targets for carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. As the president noted in today’s announcement, one of the most promising compliance options available for states under the rule is increasing their energy efficiency. Previous analysis by the American Council for an ...

  • November 2011 SPCC compliance deadline extended to may 2013 for agricultural facilities; EPA providing compliance assistance to farms for SPCC rule

    EPA has recently extended the date that agricultural facilities must come into compliance with the new Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule to May 10, 2013. Many of the changes to the 1974 rule now streamline the requirements for farmers and small facilities, especially those storing up to 10,000 gallons of oil.  Agricultural facilities that began storing oil before ...

  • Guanwei Recycling Corp. Receives Nasdaq Letter Regarding Non-Compliance With Minimum Bid Price Rule

    Guanwei Recycling Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: GPRC), China's leading clean tech manufacturer of recycled low density polyethylene (LDPE), reported today it received a letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market stating that for the previous 30 consecutive business days, prior to January 25, 2012, the bid price of the Company's common stock closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for ...


    By Guanwei Recycling Corp.

  • Golden rules for a golden age of gas

    The International Energy Agency has released an excellent free report, part of the World Energy Outlook series, that presents analytical insights into trends in energy markets and what they mean for energy security, environmental protection and economic development. Natural gas is poised to enter a golden age, but this future hinges critically on the successful development of the world's vast ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Jackson signs proposed rule amending human subjects protections rule

    On January 18, 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson signed a proposed rule that would revise EPA's February 6, 2006, final rule concerning protections for subjects in human research. According to EPA, the proposed amendments would broaden the applicability of the rules to cover human testing with pesticides submitted to EPA under any regulatory statute it ...


    By Acta Group

  • 3E Company Announces Availability of Ariel™ Expert Rules

    Innovative product streamlines chemical regulatory management and helps ensure compliance with global chemical regulations 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of Ariel Expert Rules, a solution that helps customers ensure that their Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and ...


    By 3E Company

  • Green accounting - new rules - new opportunities

    A 'Green Accounting Initiative' backed by Britain's prince Charles could set the stage for an international re-write of 'Generally Accepted Accounting Principles'. The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project has ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU adopts stricter rules on industrial emissions

    EU adopts stricter rules on industrial emissions New EU legislation adopted today will bring down industrial emissions from large combustion plants across the EU, bringing several environmental and health benefits to Europe's citizens, like an expected reduction in premature deaths of 13,000 per year. The stricter legislation on industrial emissions was proposed by the European Commission in ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Regulatory compliance – reminders & tools

    As the 2010 work year is under way, several compliance and regulatory reporting actions are required for practically every organization that uses chemicals in their operations. Whether your environmental responsibilities are local, regional, or global, you need to provide a variety of reports for chemical activities and usage in 2009. You also need to review or establish chemical tracking ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • Final rule amends PMN exemption for polymers

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a final rule amending the polymer exemption rule, which provides an exemption from the premanufacture notification (PMN) requirements of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The amendment excludes from eligibility polymers containing as an integral part of their composition, except as impurities, certain perfluoroalkyl moieties ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Formaldehyde rules pass through White House

    The White House finished the review on Monday of two proposed rules that govern standards for formaldehyde emissions from certain types of wood products, such as plywood and particleboard.  The legislation asks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to not only create the emission standards – but also craft regulations to create a third-party compliance system. Formaldehyde is a ...


    By PPM Technology

  • EPC Ruling ` Agents Reeling ` GoView Saves the Day

    Estate Agent's reeling from the latest regulation changes have been saved by GoView's new EPC Image generator which is being released on the 21st May. GoView.co.uk is the first company to launch an instant service which provides the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating graphs required on all property particulars from 1 June. The EPC is the most significant part of the Home Information Pack ...


    By Landmark Information Group

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