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  • Lautenberg Reintroduces TSCA Reform Legislation

    On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require chemical companies to demonstrate the safety of industrial chemicals and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate safety based on the best available science. The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Amy ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Lautenberg Reintroduces TSCA Reform Legislation

    On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require chemical companies to demonstrate the safety of industrial chemicals and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate safety based on the best available science. The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Amy ...


    By Acta Group

  • House Subcommittee Holds TSCA Oversight Hearing

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, held a June 13, 2013, hearing on "Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact." The oversight hearing was intended to improve the Subcommittee's understanding of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and its implementation. The ...


    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.

  • House Subcommittee Holds TSCA Oversight Hearing

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, held a June 13, 2013, hearing on "Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact." The oversight hearing was intended to improve the Subcommittee's understanding of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and its implementation. The ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • House Subcommittee Holds Second TSCA Hearing

    On July 11, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on "Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of Confidential Business Information, and Innovation." The Subcommittee held a June 13, 2013, oversight hearing on Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The July 11, 2013, hearing was intended to provide the Subcommittee an ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Sign Up For “The New TSCA” Webinar 4: Preemption, PBTs, Fees, and Judicial Review

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time/11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time/16:00 British Summer Time Register Today Three months have passed since Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform was enacted, and now implementation trends are starting to take shape. Rather than waiting to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Summary of Changes in the Chemical Safety Improvement Act(CSIA, S. 1009) and the Boxer TSCA Version Released September 18, 2014

    Background This analysis reviews the changes made to the original version of the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA) (identified as CSIA1 in this memorandum) based on Senator Barbara Boxer's (D-CA) version of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation released on September 18, 2014 (Boxer TSCA). This analysis attempts to analyze both the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • TSCA Reform Passes House And Is Expected To Pass Senate Without Sustainable Chemistry Provision

    On May 24, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the long-awaited Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform. Senate approval is expected, with the bill being signed into law soon after. The current, and likely ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Fines violators for failure to report chemical data

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued complaints seeking civil penalties against three companies for alleged violations of the reporting and recordkeeping requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The alleged violations involved the companies’ failure to comply with EPA’s TSCA section 8 Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) regulations, which require ...

  • EPA announces chemical action plans for MDI, TDI, and related diisocyanate compounds

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on April 13, 2011, chemical action plans for methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), toluene diisocyanate (TDI), and related compounds. According to EPA, Americans may be exposed to these chemicals when they are used in certain applications, such as spray foam insulation, sealing concrete, or finishing floors. EPA states that diisocyanates ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA SNURs include multi-walled and single-walled carbon nanotubes

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated significantnew use rules (SNUR) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 23chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). According to EPA,four of these chemical substances, including multi-walled carbon nanotubes (generic) (MWCNT)and single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) are ...


    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 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 Announces Chemical Action Plans for MDI, TDI, and Related Diisocyanate Compounds

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on April 13, 2011, chemical action plans for methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), toluene diisocyanate (TDI), and related compounds. According to EPA, Americans may be exposed to these chemicals when they are used in certain applications, such as spray foam insulation, sealing concrete, or finishing floors. EPA states that diisocyanates ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Chemical Safety Improvement Act

    On November 13, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (S. 1009) (CSIA), which was introduced in May 2013 by the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA). Earlier this year, the House Subcommittee held hearings to provide an overview of Title I of the Toxic Substances ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Promulgates SNURs for Two CNT Substances

    On July 8, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 13 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). The rule includes two PMN substances, P-10-5 and P-11-339, that were the subject of TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders and whose reported chemical names include the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Proposed rules on chemicals of concern, chemical identity pulled from OMB Review

    The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn a proposed rule that would have established a chemicals of concern list and another proposed rule that would have required manufacturers to disclose the identity of chemicals they would like to make or sell in the United States. EPA withdrew the proposed rules from the Office of Management and Budget, where they were under review, because the ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • EPA Will Suspend Next IUR Reporting Period

    According to a Federal Register notice scheduled for publication in the May 11, 2011, Federal Register, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is amending the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) regulations by suspending the next IUR submission period, which would otherwise run from June 1, 2011, to September 30, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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