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Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule’s Electronic Reporting Tool Now Accessible

01/05/12 - Individuals participating in reporting for the 2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule may now access the Agency-provided electronic reporting tool, eCDRweb, to electronically complete and submit...

FDA Request for Comments on Timing For Implementation of Safety Labeling Changes

01/04/12 - On December 20, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a notice requesting public input on the deadlines for implementing drug safety labeling changes. FDA’s request refers specifically to the timeframes in which manufacturers...

$2.5-Billion Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program for Small R&D Firms Extended 6 Years

01/03/12 - Last week, President Obama signed a bill reauthorizing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for another six years. This long-term reauthorization is good news for the...

China Cuts 2012 Rare Earths Export Quota

12/28/11 - BEIJING (AP) — China announced a cut Tuesday in its rare earths export quota as it tries to shore up sagging prices for the exotic metals used in mobile phones and other high-tech goods....

EPA Proposes Significant New Use Rules For Pigments Used in Polymers, Coatings

12/28/11 - The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing significant new use rules for two pigments used in polymers and industrial coatings...

Boiler Rules Published in Federal Register

12/23/11 - The Boiler MACT, GACT and Incinerator / non-hazardous secondary materials reconsidered proposed rules were published in today’s Federal Register. They can...

2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR): Notice regarding CDX Registration and Training

12/12/11 - Individuals participating in reporting for the 2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) may now register on EPA's Chemical Data Exchange (CDX) . To register, follow the instructions from the CDX website to establish your ...

EPA Proposes New Chemical Sector Rule

12/02/11 - On Thursday, EPA released the pre-published version of a proposed rule covering pesticide active ingredients, polyether polyols, and group IV polymers and resins...

EPA Unveils Revised Standards for Boilers and Incinerators

12/02/11 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing changes to Clean Air Act standards for boilers and certain incinerators based on extensive analysis, review and consideration of data and input from states, environmental groups, industry, lawmakers and the public. The proposed...

EPA Releases Formerly Confidential Chemical Information

11/30/11 - WASHINGTON – As part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s commitment to enhance the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s chemicals management program and increase transparency, the agency is making available to the public hundreds of studies on chemicals that had been treated as confidential business information (CBI)...
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