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Funding Available for Environmental Research and Development

10/25/12 - ALEXANDRIA, VA, October 25, 2012—The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund...

EPA Stays Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources (CMAS) Rule

10/25/12 - On October 25,  with a compliance deadline looming, EPA issued a 60-day administrative stay of the Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources rule...

FTC Issues Revised "Green Guides"

10/05/12 - The Federal Trade Commission issued revised “Green Guides” that are designed to help marketers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes of their products are truthful and non-deceptive....

Significant New Use Rules on 78 Chemical Substances

10/05/12 - EPA is promulgating significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 78 chemical substances which were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). Seven of these...

SOCMA Supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month

10/04/12 - Ensuring the security of your company’s computerized systems is not only generally a smart business practice, but an important measure to ensure your investments in technology, product innovation, and...

Congressional Budget Office Provides Costs of S. 847, Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

10/03/12 - S. 847 would modify the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the law that regulates the manufacture, importation, and processing of chemicals, with the aim of shifting the burden from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to chemical...

Significant New Use Rules Published on 107 Chemical Substances

09/21/12 - Today EPA published significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 107 chemical substances which were the subject of...

EPA Generates Design for the Environment List of Safer Chemical Ingredients

09/19/12 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today posted a List of Safer Chemical Ingredients that contains chemicals that meet stringent criteria applied by the Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Product Labeling Program...

Reconsidered Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources Rule Sent to Office of Management and Budget

09/15/12 - Yesterday, EPA sent the reconsidered Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources (CMAS) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)....

Microorganisms; General Exemptions From Reporting Requirements; Revisions to Recipient Organisms Eligible for Tier I and Tier II Exemptions

09/12/12 - EPA received petitions to add Trichoderma reesei and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens to the list of microorganisms that may be used as recipient microorganisms in order to...
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