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  • SANGEA Updates for U.S. EPA 40 CFR 98 Subpart W GHG Emissions Reporting Year 2015

    On February 4, 2016, US EPA released the Reporting Year (RY) 2015 GHG emission reporting form for Subpart W. The RY 2015 reporting has significant changes from the RY 2014 report, including new data element reporting requirements that are not explicitly clear after the changes to the mandatory reporting rule.  ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA to Require Electronic Filing of EISs

    Starting October 1, 2012, all Federal agencies must file their draft and final EISs electronically, pursuant to amended EIS Filing System Guidelines issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (77 FR 51530; August 24, 2012). As of October 1, EPA will no longer accept paper copies or CDs of EISs for filing purposes. Electronic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA revisions to method 301 validations

    On May 10, 2011 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revised its field validation procedure known as Method 301. Method 301 is used when a source owner or operator proposes to use a new or alternative test method to meet an EPA compliance requirement. The method specifies procedures for determining and documenting the precision and bias of measured concentrations from various media ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • SM200 receives U.S EPA FEM approval for PM2.5

    On August 16, the U.S EPA notified us that the review of our application for SM200 particulate monitor as Federal Equivalent Method had been completed, and SM200 was approved. To get the PM2.5 approval, five field tests, of about one month each, were conducted at four different locations in the U.S.A. Locations were specifically chosen by the EPA to challenge the SM200 with different types of ...


    By Opsis AB

  • EPA Requires Refineries to Conduct Benzene Fence Line Monitoring

    The EPA announces an amendment to 40 CFR Parts 63, Subpart CC and Subpart UUU that requires all petroleum refineries to deploy passive time-integrated benzene samplers at the fenceline of their facility. The EPA has deemed passive monitoring to be cost effective and a good method to monitor Benzene. To see the whole article click  ...


    By Ormantine USA Ltd., Inc.

  • EPA Promulgates Final SNURs, Including Several for Nanomaterials

    On September 2, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated final significant new use rules (SNUR) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 36 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). The substances include multi-walled carbon nanotube (generic) (P-08-0392), multi-wall carbon nanotubes (generic) (P-09-257), ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Releases Proposed SNURs and Test Rules

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on March 20, 2012, proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) that would require companies to report all new uses of five groups of chemicals, including in domestic and imported products and articles, to give EPA the opportunity, if warranted, to prohibit or limit the activity. The chemicals, which were part of the existing chemical action ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Proposes Revisions to Minimum Risk Exemption for Pesticides

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed on December 31, 2012, a new rule intended to address a long-standing enforcement issue that has vexed federal and state inspectors for years. 77 Fed. Reg. 76979. The proposed rule would require that active and inert ingredients permitted in products eligible for the exemption from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA issues final EDSP weight-of-evidence guidance

    On September 28, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final guidance on the weight-of-evidence (WoE) (Final WoE Guidance) analysis that it will use to evaluate the results of data submitted in response to test orders issued for Tier 1 screening under the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). This WoE analysis, in turn, will be used to determine what substances ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Releases Proposed SNURs and Test Rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on March 20, 2012, proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) that would require companies to report all new uses of five groups of chemicals, including in domestic and imported products and articles, to give EPA the opportunity, if warranted, to prohibit or limit the activity. The chemicals, which were part of the existing chemical action ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Proposed SNUR for 14 Glymes

    On July 11, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed significant new use rule (SNUR) for 14 glymes, a class of chemicals structurally related to glycol ethers. According to EPA, the proposed rule, issued under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), would require persons who intend to manufacture, import, or process the glymes for an activity ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Issues Final EDSP Weight-of-Evidence Guidance

    On September 28, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final guidance on the weight-of-evidence (WoE) (Final WoE Guidance) analysis that it will use to evaluate the results of data submitted in response to test orders issued for Tier 1 screening under the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). This WoE analysis, in turn, will be used to determine what substances ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Proposes Revisions to Minimum Risk Exemption for Pesticides

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed on December 31, 2012, a new rule intended to address a long-standing enforcement issue that has vexed federal and state inspectors for years. 77 Fed. Reg. 76979. The proposed rule would require that active and inert ingredients permitted in products eligible for the exemption from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA releases new website on FIFRA conditional registrations

    On April 25, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a website regarding conditional registrations granted under Section 3(c)(7) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The website, entitled "Conditional Registration," is available online. A related press release ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Releases New Website on FIFRA Conditional Registrations

    On April 25, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a website regarding conditional registrations granted under Section 3(c)(7) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The website, entitled "Conditional Registration," is available ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA proposes policy on Nanoscale materials in pesticide products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 9, 2011, a pre-publication copy of a forthcoming Federal Register notice describing several possible approaches for obtaining certain additional information on the composition of pesticide products. EPA focuses particularly on information about what nanoscale materials are present in registered pesticide products, and defines ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Proposes Policy on Nanoscale Materials in Pesticide Products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 9, 2011, a pre-publication copy of a forthcoming Federal Register notice describing several possible approaches for obtaining certain additional information on the composition of pesticide products. EPA focuses particularly on information about what nanoscale materials are present in registered pesticide products, and defines ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • U.S. EPA ICRs require HAP and other emissions tests on combustion units

    In early June 2009, U.S. EPA issued Information Collection Request (ICR) letters to facilities requiring hazardous air pollutant (HAP) and other emission tests on more than 300 industrial, commercial and institutional boilers and process heaters and on commercial/industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWI). The request is enforceable under Section 114 of the federal Clean Air Act. Facilities have ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

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