Environmental & Regulatory Compliance News for October 2013

Environmental & Regulatory Compliance News Archive

EPA Draws Criticism On Planning of New TSCA Risk Assessment Program

Industry argue that EPA failed to properly plan the new program, its analyses are unfit bases for regulation, and that peer review charge questions fail to follow Information Quality Act guidelines.

Californa Governor Backs ACA-Supported Antifouling Paint Registration & Mitigation Legislation

Failed ban would have required manufacturers to use the least toxic alternative when replacing the copper in marine antifouling paint, even though such alternatives are not defined and have not been proven as effective or as safe as the current copper-containing coatings.