A company in Ontario will pay a $100,000 fine to the Environmental Damages Fund for regulatory violations in relation to the sale of tetrachloroethylene. Dalex Canada Inc. pleaded guilty to selling the chemical to an owner or operator of a dry-cleaning facility who was not in compliance with regulations. Regulations ... Read more »
Environmental groups are suing the EPA over its application of the Toxic Substance Control Act, saying that the methods by which the agency is prioritizing and evaluating chemicals will harm workers and families.
Almost all companies across most industries are subject to a new, one-time reporting requirement imposed by the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
More than 85,000 chemicals fall under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulations — but the EPA has no idea how many of those chemicals are actually in use.
Chemical manufacturers say a backlog of chemicals awaiting EPA approval is hurting business, and the US economy at large — and now the EPA is working to correct this problem.
The updated TSCA requires that the EPA report on its chemical risk evaluations annually. The agency has posted its first such report.
Four chemicals used in manufacturing may soon be banned in the European Union, following their inclusion on a list of substances of very high concern.
The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it is in the process of how it will be prioritizing and evaluating chemicals — ones that had been grandfathered under earlier laws but had failed to require companies to provide data on the chemicals they produced. The final processes are to be in ... Read more »
A slew of chemical rules that will affect manufacturers and other industrial sectors have been proposed this week by the EPA.
Air emissions of toxic chemicals from industrial facilities saw an 8 percent decrease from 2014 to 2015, continuing their 10-year decline, according to the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis.
A first-ever federal nanoscale chemical rule will require manufacturers and companies that import or process nanomaterials, now and in the future, to report certain information to the EPA.
In a move that could affect manufacturers and dry cleaners, the EPA is moving forward with efforts to add the chemical n-Propyl Bromide (nPB) to a list of hazardous air pollutants in the Clean Air Act.