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Lautenberg Reintroduces "Safe Chemicals Act” to Protect Americans from Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products

04/10/13 - WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), the leader in Congress on reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), today reintroduced his “Safe Chemicals Act” to protect Americans from dangerous toxic...

EPA Announces Chemicals for Risk Assessment in 2013, Focus on Widely Used Flame Retardants

03/27/13 - WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will begin assessments on 23 commonly used chemicals, with a specific focus on flame retardant chemicals,...

EPA Announces University Challenge to Find Innovative Uses for Toxics Data

03/18/13 - WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today launched the TRI University Challenge, a new initiative designed to use academic partnerships to

Design for the Environment (DfE) Label Redesign

03/13/13 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Product Labeling Program recently announced some exciting news— Over the next couple of months, DfE will...

President Nominates Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

03/04/13 - Today, President Obama nominated Gina McCarthy to replace Lisa Jackson as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency...

Proposed Significant New Use Rules on 37 Certain Chemical Substances

02/22/13 - EPA is proposing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 37 chemical...

EPA Increases Access to Chemical Information

02/22/13 - On February 22, 2013, EPA posted newly declassified health and safety submissions in which the chemical identity had formerly been claimed and treated as Confidential...

EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations

02/22/13 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the nominations for the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies and institutions that can design chemicals or a new product that help protect public health and the environment.

EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Information on Use of Chemicals in the U.S.

02/11/13 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the 2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) information on more than 7,600 chemicals in commerce. The CDR database contains...

EPA Updates Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

02/05/13 - WASHINGTON – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted the second year of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions data on its website, which...
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