Washington – The Chemical Safety Board, targeted for elimination in the Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” released March 16, has published a two-page summary of the agency’s overall merits as well as a video of its 2016 accomplishments.
At a recent Capitol Hill briefing, American Industrial Hygiene Association officials and former OSHA administrator David Michaels made their case to members of Congress about the benefits of OSHA's recent final rule on protecting workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
Washington – The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposed rule that would ban use of the toxic chemical trichloroethylene as an aerosol degreaser and as a spot cleaner in dry cleaning facilities.
Washington – The first budget proposed by the Trump administration would cut $54 billion in funding to various segments of the federal government, including the Departments of Labor and Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Washington – A group of 26 organizations is calling for congressional leaders to block attempts to nullify amendments to the Environmental Protection Agency Risk Management Program rule for chemical facilities.