ChemAlliance.org || News http://www.chemalliance.org Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:35:24 EST Toxic Substance Control Act Chemical Substance Import Certification Process Revisions Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EST This document proposes to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations regarding the requirement to file a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)... EPA Moves Swiftly to Carry Out New Chemical Reform Legislation Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EST WASHINGTON U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to ensure that the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act signed this June 22, 2016, delivers on the... EPA Establishes Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals and Seeks Experts to Serve Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST As directed by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the Agency is establishing the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). The purpose of the SACC is to provide... EPA Final Peer Review Report on 1-Bromopropane is Available Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST On August 23, 2016, EPA posted on the Chemical Safety Advisory Committee website the final peer review report from the May 24-25, 2016, meeting on the Draft Risk Assessment for 1-Bromopropane. SAVE THE DATE – Sept. 13 Industry Consultation on TSCA Fees Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST Mark your calendars. On September 13, EPA will hold a meeting to consult with manufacturers, processors, and representatives of such entities who are potentially subject to fees under the Toxic Substances Control Act as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (TSCA). EPA Renews ICR on TSCA Section 5(a)(2) SNURs for Existing Chemicals Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST EPA has submitted another information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) on ‘‘TSCA Section 5(a)(2) Significant New Use Rules for... EPA Plans Changes to SNURs and PMNs - Updates Hazard Comm and Regulatory Framework and Premanufacture Notice Requirements Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST EPA is proposing changes to the Significant New Uses of Chemical Substances regulations under TSCA to align these regulations with revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), and... EPA Hosting Series of Stakeholder Meetings on TSCA Implementation Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST The week of August 8, 2016 EPA will be convening a number of stakeholder meetings on some of the first implementation steps under the new TSCA legislation that was enacted into law on June 22, 2016. Below is a list of the meetings: EPA Announces 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST EPA is pleased to announce the 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award recipients. 2016 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST Do you have an idea for an oral presentation, poster or exhibit for the 2016 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities? EPA solicits comments on candidates for CSAC review subcommittee on 1-bromopropane Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST EPA has posted the names and professional affiliations of the scientists who are currently under consideration for membership on the subcommittee of the Chemical Safety Advisory Committee (CSAC) that will review the draft risk assessment for TSCA work plan chemical... Chemical Data Reporting: EPA amends list of chemicals partially exempt from reporting Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:00:00 EST Under the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule, EPA maintains a list of partially exempt chemicals for which the CDR processing and use information is of low current interest. The list is found at 40 CFR 711.6(b)(2)(iv). EPA Releases Draft Risk Assessment for 1-Bromopropane Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:00:00 EST EPA is releasing for public comment and peer review a draft TSCA Work Plan Chemical Risk Assessment for 1-Bromopropane (1-BP), a chemical used primarily in spray adhesives, dry... EPA Challenges Academic Community to Innovate with Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST The TRI Program is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2016 TRI University Challenge is now open! Toxics Release Inventory Program Moves to Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST This week the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program has joined the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Previously, the TRI Program was housed in EPA’s Office of Environmental Information... Please Join EPA’s Webinar on CDR reporting requirements – February 4, 2016, 1-3 p.m. Eastern Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST On Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern, EPA will hold a webinar to familiarize industry with the 2016 reporting requirements of the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule... EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:00:00 EST WASHINGTON - Washington--In 2014, 84% of the 25 billion pounds of toxic chemical waste managed at the nation s industrial facilities was not released into the environment due to the use of preferred waste management practices like recycling,... Upcoming SAB public teleconference for EPA’s Hydraulic Fracturing Drinking Water Study Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:00:00 EST On Monday, February 1, 2016 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm EST, EPA’s Science Advisory Board’s Hydraulic Fracturing Research Advisory Panel will hold a public teleconference to review and discuss... Correction: Green Chemistry Award Nominations and the 20th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:00:00 EST In our prior notification, we included erroneous information regarding the 20th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. The Conference is scheduled from June 14-16, 2016, in Portland, OR. The entire notification is reproduced below for your convenience. We apologize for the mistake. Recommendations for Specifications, Environmental Performance Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Procurement Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:00:00 EST In March, the President issued Executive Order 13693 directing EPA to provide federal purchasers with recommendations of specifications, standards and ecolabels to use in identifying and procuring environmentally preferable products and services. EPA has...