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  • EPA`s 2004 Ozone Regulation Ruled Illegal

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Today, a federal appeals court struck down the Bush administration’s rules for ensuring public health is protected from ground level ozone, or smog. The panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that some of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2004 ozone requirements were too weak to conform with the Clean Air Act, and that the agency ...

  • Sierra Offers Flow Meters to Comply with EPA Boiler MACT Regulations

    Sierra offers a complete suite of Boiler MACT compliant thermal, vortex, and ultrasonic flow meters to meet EPA’s Boiler MACT regulations which are designed to limit hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from commercial and industrial boilers and process heaters.  With these Boiler MACT compliant flowmeters, facilities managers can easily “tune” boilers for optimal ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • 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 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 Proposes Revisions to FIFRA Procedures to Ensure Protection of Data Submitters' Rights

    On November 5, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed revisions to the regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 152, governing the procedures for the satisfaction of data requirements under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 75 Fed. Reg. 68297 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Proposes Revisions to FIFRA Procedures to Ensure Protection of Data Submitters' Rights

    On November 5, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed revisions to the regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 152, governing the procedures for the satisfaction of data requirements under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 75 Fed. Reg. 68297 ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA proposes revisions to FIFRA procedures to ensure protection of data submitters` rights

    On November 5, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed revisions to the regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 152, governing the procedures for the satisfaction of data requirements under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 75 Fed. Reg. 68297 (online). EPA states that these regulations ...


    By Acta Group

  • 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

  • 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.

  • ABUTEC Storage Tank Flares achieve 99.9% DRE!

    ABUTEC is pleased to announce the completion of industry leading emission testing on the ABUTEC Enclosed Combustor, model MTF 2.7, capable of combusting 100 mcfd (69 scfm) of 2400 btu/ft3 vapors.  The MTF 2.7 Enclosed Combustor achieved an outstanding 99.9% Destruction Efficiency throughout the entire range of operation.   The test was conducted in accordance with EPA 60.18 and the unit ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • 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

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • HHS and OSTP Publish ANPR to Improve Rules Protecting Human Health Research Subjects

    On July 26, 2011, the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in coordination with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to request comment on how current regulations for protecting human subjects who participate in research might be modernized and revised to be more effective. The ANPR ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • RegScan Updates U.S. TEAM Guides Audit Checklists

     RegScan, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based company, proudly announces the expansion of U.S. TEAM Guides audit checklists to include the Environmental Protection Agency's New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The U.S. TEAM Guides checklists have been updated to reflect EPA's national emissions standards that were ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • HHS and OSTP publish ANPR to improve rules protecting human health research subjects

    On July 26, 2011, the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in coordination with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to request comment on how current regulations for protecting human subjects who participate in research might be modernized and revised to be more effective. The ANPR ...


    By Acta Group

  • 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

  • Recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA The following item is of major importance to many of our clients and friends. We will issue a more detailed analysis of the legislation early next week. Lautenberg Introduces Safe Chemicals Act Of 2011: On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the ...


    By Acta Group

  • Quad O – Are You Ready to Go?

    It’s no secret that the oil and gas industry can get confusing. In an effort to alleviate confusion, ABUTEC is starting a month-long educational initiative throughout February, February is for Flaring Education! We are kicking off week one of February is for Flaring Education with Quad O/Group 1 information. Air pollution is a serious concern for the oil and gas industry. As a result, the ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

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