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  • EPA Scheduled to Publish Proposed SNURs for 17 Chemicals, Including CNTs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to publish on December 28, 2011, proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) for 17 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). According to EPA, 15 of the substances are subject to consent orders under Section 5(e) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Persons who intend to manufacture, import, or ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Scheduled to Publish Proposed SNURs for 17 Chemicals, Including CNTs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to publish on December 28, 2011, proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) for 17 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). According to EPA, 15 of the substances are subject to consent orders under Section 5(e) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Persons who intend to manufacture, import, or ...


    By Acta Group

  • 17 Groups Petition EPA For Public Reporting Of Chemical Releases From Fracking, Other Oil And Gas Operations

    127,000 Tons of Undisclosed Hazardous Emissions: Oil and Gas Would Join Other Industries, Including Coal, That Already Report to the Toxics Release Inventory; Federal Disclosure for O&G Not Yet Required Despite Surge in Fracking Chemical Pollution. WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), along with ...

  • U.S. EPA approves ASTM test methods for contaminated water testing

    In an action effective on Nov. 10, 2009, 15 methods contained in 10 ASTM standards are among 25 analytical methods that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved for determining contaminant concentrations in samples collected under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The methods are under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D19.05 on Inorganic Constituents in Water, part of ASTM Committee D19 ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Drinking Water Methods Approved

    EPA approved 17 additional methods available for analyzing drinking water samples: EPA Method 150.3, Determination of pH in Drinking Water Standard Methods 7500-Ra E and 7500-Ra E-07 for Radium 226 and 228 Standard Method 7110 D-17 for Gross Alpha and Gross Beta ASTM D2972-15B and C for Arsenic ASTM 3559-15D for Lead ASTM D3645-15B for ...


    By Khemia Software Inc

  • Method Unveils Breakthrough Bottle Made of Ocean Plastic

    Today, Method, the leading innovator in premium, eco-conscious household and personal care products, unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging -- a bottle made out of plastic collected from the North Pacific Gyre, often referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Method's bottle is 100 percent post-consumer polyethylene, 25 percent of which is plastic collected from the Gyre. ...


  • More than 80 ASTM Methods feasible with Metrohm instruments!

    Numerous Metrohm applications comply with the methods and testing specifications stipulated by official standards. ASTM standards, for example, are a global reference when it comes to testing goods and services. No less than 80 ASTM methods can be performed on Metrohm instruments. A list of these methods can be ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • EPA Partners Improve the Environment and Their Balance Sheets

    Award-winning members of two of EPA's partnership programs are recognized for reducing and recycling materials, and for cutting back or eliminating over 4 million pounds of priority chemicals. At the same time, these green achievements also cut costs. 'Today, it seems like everyone is catching 'green fever," said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. 'By taking voluntary steps that improve our ...

  • EPA awards six environmental justice grants in the Southeast

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to 50 non-profit and tribal organizations working to address environmental justice issues nationwide. Six of those 50 were awarded to organizations within region EPA Region 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN) totaling over $147,000. Organizations receiving grants in EPA Region 4 include: Legacy ...

  • Nashua, N.H. Student Honored by White House and EPA

    A 15-year old student from Nashua N.H. was a recently awarded a “President’s Environmental Youth Award” (PEYA), given jointly by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and EPA. The Nashua student, Deepika Kurup, developed a green and sustainable method to purify water. Her project also increased the awareness of children and the general public in her community of how ...

  • Ten ASTM water standards included in EPA final rule

    D19 Standards Used for Measuring Regulated Pollutants in Wastewater Ten standards developed by ASTM International Committee D19 on Water have been included in a final rule published in the Code of Federal Regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to approve methods for measuring regulated pollutants in ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA recognizes regional supermarkets for using environmentally-friendly refrigeration

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its 2011 GreenChill partner award winners – supermarket chains that are helping the environment by using environmentally-friendly refrigeration methods to reduce harm on the Earth’s ozone layer and lessen climate change. EPA’s GreenChill winners include well-known markets in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and the ...

  • EPA Approves Florida’s rules to protect waterways from nutrient pollution

    EPA has approved the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (FDEP) rules to protect Florida’s waterways from excess nitrogen and phosphorus. These pollutants, called “nutrients,” cause algal blooms, contaminate drinking water supplies and are among the largest contributors to water quality problems in Florida. FDEP’s rules establish numeric limits on the ...

  • CDTSC and EPA Hold Public Workshop on State and Federal Nanomaterial Activities

    On September 22, 2010, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (CDTSC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public workshop on state and federal nanomaterial activities. During the workshop, CDTSC and EPA discussed the results of California's data call-in (DCI) for carbon nanotubes (CNT), its plans for future DCIs, and EPA's efforts related to CNTs. More ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products

    On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of the long-awaited final test guidelines for Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of antimicrobial agents (OCSPP 810.2000), sterilants (OCSPP 810.2100), disinfectants (OCSPP 810.2200), and sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2300). These test guidelines are part of a ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA releases final Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund cleanup plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the final cleanup plan for the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund site, a major industrial waterway that includes the mouth of the Duwamish River on the south end of Elliott Bay. As part of the cleanup plan, the Washington State Department of Ecology will continue leading source control efforts that reduce incoming pollution to the river and ...

  • White House, EPA Honor Environmental Education Award Winners

    On Friday, July 17, the White House Council on Environmental Quality, in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will recognize the winners and honorable mentions for the annual President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) and Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). The 44 students and 27 teachers from across the country will be honored at ...

  • EPA Submits Final TSCA Rule on Nanomaterials to OMB for Review

    On October 7, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a final rule that would require reporting and recordkeeping information on certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials. EPA ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Meeting Of The BOSC Chemical Safety For Sustainability Subcommittee

    On November 1, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) announced a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors’ (BOSC) Chemical Safety for Sustainability Subcommittee meeting via notice in the Federal ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products -

    On June 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two sets of final test guidelines: Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of disinfectants and sanitizers for use on fabrics and textiles (OCSPP 810.2400), air sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2500), and disinfectants and sanitizers for use in water (OCSPP 810.2600); and ...


    By Acta Group

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