Notice of Public Meeting on TSCA section 8(a) Proposed Rule on Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials

05/12/15 - EPA will hold a public meeting to receive comments on the proposed TSCA section 8(a) nano rule...

EPA Proposes PSD Rule – and Issues a Direct Final Rule

05/08/15 - Yesterday, EPA issued both proposed, and direct final rules “to amend the PSD program regulations to allow for rescission of certain PSD Permits issued by EPA and...

EPA Solicits Comment on its EJ 2020 Action Agenda

04/29/15 - Earlier this month, EPA announced that it was seeking public comment on its draft EJ 2020 Action Agenda (EJ 2020) framework, the EPA's next overarching strategic plan for environmental justice.

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request – Pre-Manufacture Reporting

04/28/15 - In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)...

Modification of Significant New Uses of Certain Chemical Substances

04/09/15 - EPA is proposing to amend the significant new use rules (SNURs) under section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 24 chemical substances which were the...

EPA Seeks Input for Potential Rules Banning or Restricting the Use of N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) and Methylene Chloride for Use in Paint and Coating Removal, and the Use of Trichloroethylene (TCE) as a Commercial Degreaser, Spotting Agent in Dry Cleaning

03/30/15 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking nominations from individuals who represent small businesses, small governments, and small not-for-profit organizations to provide input to two Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panels to...

For the first time the agency will use TSCA authority to collect health and safety information on nanoscale chemicals already in use

03/25/15 - WASHINGTON D.C., – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing one-time reporting and recordkeeping requirements on nanoscale chemical substances in the marketplace.

Data Sharing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between EPA and FDA

03/16/15 - EPA and the Food and Drug Administration are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding to share data on pesticides and toxic substances.

EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed SNUR on LCPFAC and PFAS

03/10/15 - On March 10, 2015, in response to requests from the public, EPA extended the public comment period for the proposed Significant New Use Rule under TSCA on long-chain...

Vitter, Udall Introduce Landmark Legislation to Protect Our Families from Toxic Chemicals

03/10/15 - The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act fixes broken chemical regulatory scheme, ensures EPA can act based on latest science to protect all Americans
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