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  • Pesticide program dialogue committee convenes semi-annual meeting

    On May 3-4, 2012, the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) convened its semiannual meeting in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offices in Arlington, Virginia. This memorandum summarizes the presentations and topics discussed during the meeting, which were organized into 13 sessions: ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Issues Technical Amendment Of Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule – On November 17, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amended the Final Cross- Media Electronic Reporting Rule (CROMERR) to exclude from the regulation all documents and information submitted electronically to EPA by applicants for, and recipients of, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA’s Enforcement Efforts Regarding FIFRA Supplemental Distribution and How to Avoid Noncompliance

    Under Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Section 3(e), a registrant may distribute or sell its registered product under another person's name and address instead of (or in addition to) its own without a separate FIFRA Section 3 registration. Such distribution and sale is termed "supplemental distribution" (sometimes referred to as a sub-registration) and the product is ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA's Enforcement Efforts Regarding FIFRA Supplemental Distribution and How to Avoid Noncompliance

    Under Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Section 3(e), a registrant may distribute or sell its registered product under another person's name and address instead of (or in addition to) its own without a separate FIFRA Section 3 registration. Such distribution and sale is termed "supplemental distribution" (sometimes referred to as a sub-registration) and the product is ...


    By Acta Group

  • West Coast IAQ Experts Identify and Resolve Office Air Complaints

    In recent years the public has increasingly become aware of how indoor air quality (IAQ) issues can impact their health.  This awareness has lead to an increase in concerns over the air people breathe while working at the office.   Many office buildings have significant indoor air pollution sources. These sources may result from off-gassing from furnishings, occupant activities, ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Mid-Atlantic IAQ Expert Resolves Office Air Complaints

    Over time, the American public has become increasingly aware of the need for good indoor air quality in their homes to protect their health and their quality of life.  This same understanding of IAQ issues has grown in the office environment, where many people spend 40+ hours each week.   Unfortunately, many office buildings have significant indoor air pollution sources. These sources ...

  • 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 ...

  • Adventus announces new product offering: EHC-L

    Adventus Americas Inc. (Adventus), a leading provider of technology for soil, sediment, and groundwater remediation is proud to introduce  EHC-L, the next member of the EHC family of In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR™) products. EHC-L is a stable, concentrated, buffered, emulsion of controlled-release, food-grade carbon, nutrients, and iron designed for on-site dilution with cold ...


  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    Synopsis Of The 2010 Congressional Mid-Term Elections: The 2010 Congressional mid-term elections will have a profound impact on policy and legislative developments of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), particularly as to the regulation of chemicals and pesticides. The dramatic decline in the number of elected Democratic members, especially the loss of the majority in the House of ...


    By Acta Group

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. and The Acta Group EU, Ltd extend their best wishes to our clients and many friends and we wish you and your family a happy, healthy, and peaceful new year

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies Second Request Made In TSCA Section 21 Petition Regarding Lead: On November 17, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its decision to deny the second request made by certain petitioners seeking a ban on lead in fishing sinkers. 75 Fed. Reg. 76246. EPA determined that the petitioners failed to demonstrate that the ...


    By Acta Group

  • Democratic Minority Circulates Redline of April 22, 2014, CICA Discussion Draft

    The Democratic Minority has circulated a redline version of the April 22, 2014, discussion draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA2). A copy of the redline version of CICA2 is available online. The redline version is an interesting mix of substantial rewrites, deletions, and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Glyphosate Industry - Global and China Research Report Till 2017

    Glyphosate is a kind of herbicide with low toxicity, high efficiency and broad spectrum. It has been widely used for over two decades. In recent years, due to the wide spread of transgenic crops in the world, market demand for glyphosate booms and it constantly replaces other herbicides, ranking the first in global insecticide sales for many years.  Buy/Order a copy of this report @  ...

  • Democratic Minority Circulates Redline of April 22, 2014, CICA Discussion Draft

    The Democratic Minority has circulated a redline version of the April 22, 2014, discussion draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA2). A copy of the redline version of CICA2 is available online. The redline version is an interesting mix of substantial rewrites, deletions, and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Shroffs Engineering introduces Bio-Microbics India for Water and Wastewater Markets

    Bio-Microbics Inc., a global manufacturer of decentralized wastewater, water and stormwater treatment technologies, is pleased to announce that Shroffs Engineering Ltd. will do business as ‘Bio-Microbics India’ to focus on addressing India’s most challenging water issues. As Bio-Microbics India, Shroffs Engineering will focus on industries relating to residential construction, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Waters expands Xevo MS Instrument platform with next-generation mass spectrometers

    Waters Corporation (WAT:NYSE) introduced today two new mass spectrometers for its Xevo MS platform – the Xevo TQ-S and Xevo G2 QTof – that bring a step change in performance to benchtop mass spectrometry. The product introductions were made at the 58th annual meeting of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS). The Xevo TQ-S and Xevo G2 QTof are the newest members of the Xevo ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

    Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • RBC blue water project announces 2011 leadership grants

    Thirty organizations, delivering projects in five countries, will share more than $4 million for programs that help protect watersheds and improve access to clean drinking water via RBC Blue Water Project's leadership grants. "Since we launched the RBC Blue Water Project in 2007, we have now provided funding to over 450 organizations around the world that care about protecting and preserving ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA Announces Webinar On TSCA Section 8(d) Electronic Reporting Tool: On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will present a webinar on the use of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(d) electronic reporting tool on May 22, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 pm EDT. The webinar will provide a walk through of the CDX (available ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent Federal Developments - February 2011

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Issues Technical Correction On TSCA Section 4 Test Rule On Certain High Production Volume Chemicals: On January 26, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a technical correction to a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 4 final rule EPA issued on January 7, 2011. ...


    By Acta Group

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