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Extension of Public Comment Period on PBDE Test Rule and SNUR

05/22/12 - EPA is extending the comment period on the proposed PBDE test rule and SNUR, which was published on April 2, 2012. The Notice announcing the extension of the comment period to...

Boiler Rules Sent to OMB for Review

05/18/12 - EPA sent the Boiler MACT and Boiler GACT (for area sources) rules to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review on May 17. (The agency sent the related CISWI new source performance standards...

Revocation and Reproposal of Testing Requirements for C.I. Pigment Blue 61

05/18/12 - On Tuesday, May 14, 2012, EPA partially withdrew a direct final rule issued last March (77 FR 15609 (March 16, 2012)), revoking certain test requirements for 10 chemicals.

CBP Specifies Requirements for Filing Claims Once Colombia FTA Takes Effect

05/07/12 - U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued April 30 an administrative message outlining the following requirements for filing claims for duty-free treatment under the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement. However, CBP emphasizes that the Colombia...

CBP, EU Sign C-TPAT Mutual Recognition Decision

05/04/12 - Washington — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the European Union (EU) signed today a Mutual Recognition Decision between CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program and the EU’s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program.

EPA to Promulgate 119 Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

05/01/12 - EPA is promulgating significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 119 chemical substances which were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). Four of these chemical substances are subject to...

TSCA Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) Published on 23 Chemicals

04/27/12 - EPA is promulgating significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 23 chemical substances which were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). Nine of these chemical substances are subject to...

Webinar on TSCA section 8(e) e-reporting tool

04/20/12 - EPA is presenting a webinar on the use of the section 8(e) electronic reporting tool on April 24, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 pm EST. The webinar will provide a quick demonstration of...

EPA Proposes Rule to Require Electronic Reporting for Chemical Information

04/16/12 - WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed rule to require electronic reporting for certain information submitted to the agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).The action is an important milestone in the agency’s effort to increase transparency and public access to...

Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

04/10/12 - EPA is promulgating significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 17 chemical substances which were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). Two of these chemical substances are subject to TSCA consent orders issued by EPA. This action requires persons who intend to...
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