Washington — Attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator, Andrew Wheeler, in the latest round of litigation challenging the agency’s recent changes to the Obama-era Chemical Disaster Rule.
Washington — The Chemical Safety Board has issued a long-anticipated final rule that requires owners or operators of chemical facilities to report to the agency within eight hours certain information regarding incidental releases of hazardous chemicals resulting in death, serious injury or substantial property damage.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final list of an additional 20 chemicals designated as high-priority substances for risk evaluation under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.
Bootle, England — Great Britain’s Health and Safety Executive, which regulates and enforces workplace safety and health, has updated a calculator intended to help determine worker exposure to hand-arm vibration.
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on a draft risk evaluation that states the chemical substance N-methylpyrrolidone, also known as NMP, presents an unreasonable risk to workers under certain conditions, according to a notice published in the Nov. 7 Federal Register.