Environmental & Regulatory Compliance News for June 2013

Environmental & Regulatory Compliance News Archive

California Antifouling Paint Registration and Mitigation Legislation Progresses in the Senate

ACA-supported legal effort clears a major hurdle, passing the Senate Environmental Quality Committee by unanimous vote.

OSHA Announces New National Emphasis Program for OccupationalExposure to Isocyanates

Jobs that involve exposure to isocyanates include the spray-on polyurethane manufacturing of products such as protective coatings for truck beds, boats, and decks.

States Weigh Options For California Carve-Out In TSCA Reform Bill

According to InsideEPA.com, states are considering options for how to amend state preemption language in the bipartisan Senate bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, or TSCA, to make space for existing state programs, such as those in California that officials are urging lawmakers to protect, while still allowing for strong EPA oversight in other states.

AkzoNobel and Solvay Expand Partnership

Agreement underlines the commitment of both AkzoNobel and Solvay to play a key role in sustainable development and expand the use of renewable raw materials.