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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 Acta Group

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 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 Uses Cutting-Edge Technology to Evaluate Chemicals for Human Hormone Impacts

    EPA is proposing to use ground-breaking tools developed in the ToxCast program to improve testing for chemicals that have the potential to disrupt hormone function in the human body. EPA uses automated chemical screening technologies to rapidly and simultaneously perform tests on thousands of chemicals and feed the results into computational models to predict hormone-related, endocrine activity. ...

  • EPA Intends to Promulgate Final Nanoscale Materials Rule in October 2016

    According to an item in the Spring 2016 Regulatory Agenda, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is “developing a final rule related to” its April 6, 2015, proposal to require reporting and recordkeeping requirements under Section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for certain chemical ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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 Proposes SNURs for 37 Chemical Substances, Including 14 Nanomaterials

    On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 37 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). In addition, 17 of the chemical substances are subject to TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders issued by EPA. If issued in final, the SNURs would require ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Proposes SNURs for 37 Chemical Substances, Including 14 Nanomaterials

    On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 37 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). In addition, 17 of the chemical substances are subject to TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders issued by EPA. If issued in final, the SNURs would require ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Lauds Corporate Partners for Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Climate Leaders Program Continues to Attract New Members  Washington, D.C. -  EPA today commended American Electric Power, St. Lawrence Cement and United Technologies Corp. for achieving significant greenhouse gas reductions (GHG) under EPA's Climate Leaders program. The companies also extended their commitment by pledging a second goal on measurable reductions. In addition, ...

  • 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 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Predictions for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization ...


    By Acta Group

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