Washington — The Chemical Safety Board has dropped its appeal of a federal court decision that requires the agency to regulate the reporting of chemical emissions resulting from industrial incidents, according to a motion filed Aug. 8.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency, in accordance with the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, is seeking public comment on proposed significant new use rules for 31 chemical substances that were subject to agency premanufacture notices.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on a draft risk evaluation that states the chemical substance 1-Bromopropane poses “unreasonable risks” to workers under certain conditions.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency has updated its online chemical review status tracker to include active premanufacture, significant new use and microbial commercial activity notices for chemicals under EPA review.
Washington — More than 3 out of 5 Americans are against a U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed rule to remove maximum line speeds in pork-processing plants, according to the results of a recent survey.
San Francisco — Attorneys general of 10 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator, Andrew Wheeler, over the agency’s refusal to issue a rule to further regulate asbestos – a known human carcinogen.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on draft risk evaluations for two chemical substances that are among the first 10 slated for evaluation for potential health and environmental risks under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, according to a notice published in the July 1 Federal Register.
Washington — The Chemical Safety Board will look into its recent decision to not include in its reports the names of workers who died in chemical incidents, interim Executive Authority Kristen Kulinowski said during a June 25 public business meeting.