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EPA Proposes to Replace and Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases
Source: EPA
10 Jul 2014 - WASHINGTON – Today, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to prohibit the use of certain chemicals that significantly contribute to climate change where safer, more climate-friendly alternatives exist. This is the agency’s second action aimed at reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a class of potent greenhouse gases, under President Obama's Climate Action Plan.

House of Representatives Passes CFATS Legislation
Source: SOCMA
09 Jul 2014 - A chemical facility antiterrorism standards bill, House Resolution 4007, The CFATS Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a simple voice vote Tuesday, July 8, 2014...

Expert Public Workshop on Alternatives and Risk Reduction Approaches to Trichloroethylene (TCE) Use as a Degreaser
Source: EPA
01 Jul 2014 - On July 29-30, EPA will hold a public workshop on the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) as a degreaser, availability and efficacy of safer alternatives, and possible risk reduction ...

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming SOCMA Events - SOCMA hosts annual events as well as issue-specific programs that support various departments within your organization, from business and finance to health and safety.
OSHA's and EPA's Plans to Modernize PSM and RMP - The webinar will discuss the May 2014 progress report issued to President Obama by the working group of six federal agencies established by Executive Order 13650, to examine and improve the safety and security of the US chemical industry.