Environmental & Regulatory Compliance News for July 2013

Environmental & Regulatory Compliance News Archive

Changes Under Way for EPA's 'IRIS' Program

EPA will now begin releasing preliminary materials and hold public meetings earlier in the risk assessment development process.

EPA Proposes Rule to Modernize Clean Water Act Reporting

New initiative would require municipalities, industries, and other facilities to convert to an electronic data reporting system.

American Coatings Association Wants Industry to Join the 'TSCA' Modernization Conversation

ACA is asking that its members individually reach out to the senators in their respective states and to ask them to co-sponsor CSIA – S.1009., aka the TSCA Reform Bill.

CCAI Announces 2013 FABTECH FINISHING Conference Schedule

Attendees will have access to a good mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced sessions, including electrocoating, system design, powder coating, cleaning & pretreatment and running efficient paints systems, to 'Finishing Essentials' sessions.

EPA Reduces Regulatory Burden for Industrial Facilities Using Solvent Wipes

Common-sense exclusion will save industry up to $27.8 million per year

The Toxics Use Reduction Institute Aerospace/Defense Industry Supply Chain Conference Set for Sept. 24 in Sturbridge, Mass. The Toxics Use Reduction Institute Aerospace/Defense Industry Supply Chain Conference Set for Sept. 24 in Sturbridge, Mass.

Conference developed for representatives from across the aerospace/defense industry supply chain, from OEMs to solution formulators to metal finishers.

Nickel Institute Releases European Summit Video

June summit highlights the critical role that science plays in policy formation at EU level.

InsideEPA: States Say 'Green' Metal Finishing Technology Requires New Effluent Limitations Guidelines

State water quality regulators are pushing EPA to revise regulations or issue new guidance regarding pretreatment standards for the metal finishing industry.

7 Principles of Lean Supplies 7 Principles of Lean Supplies

How could your company change its approach and become a more efficient workplace?

American Coatings Association Secures Critical Interpretation from EPA Regarding Powder Coating Operations American Coatings Association Secures Critical Interpretation from EPA Regarding Powder Coating Operations

EPA amendment to the Paint and Allied Products Area Source Rule allows companies that use certain chromium compounds to opt out of the rulemaking.

Aerospace MACT Standards Under EPA Review

The American Coatings Association has reason to believe the EPA is seeking to change the measurement of HAP limits from the current lbs./gal., to volume coating solids.

Nickel Institute Names New President

Tim Aiken to succeed Dr. Kevin Bradley in leading the organization's range of initiatives.