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Toxic Substance Control Act Chemical Substance Import Certification Process Revisions
Source: EPA
07 Sep 2016 - This document proposes to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations regarding the requirement to file a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)...

EPA Moves Swiftly to Carry Out New Chemical Reform Legislation
Source: EPA
01 Sep 2016 - WASHINGTON— U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to ensure that the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act signed this June 22, 2016, delivers on the...

EPA Establishes Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals and Seeks Experts to Serve
Source: EPA
26 Aug 2016 - As directed by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the Agency is establishing the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). The purpose of the SACC is to provide...

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Homeland Security Presidential Directive-7

HSPD-7 establishes the basis for a national coordinated approach to critical infrastructure protection and identifies the 17 CIKR sectors. (Note: an 18th sector – Critical Manufacturing – was formally recognized by the Secretary in September 2008.) The primary intent of HSPD-7 is to prevent the exploitation, incapacitation, or destruction of these infrastructures and resources. However, a secondary goal is to foster the development of methods and technologies that can minimize the impact if an adverse event actually occurs. Federal departments and agencies have been instructed to work with State and local governments, and with the private sector, to accomplish the objectives laid out in this directive.

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