The amended Circular A-4 uses a 1.7% discount rate to avoid undervaluing environmental and public health advantages in cost-benefit evaluations.
According to a news release from the EPA on March 16, 2023, these figures are about chrysotile asbestos diaphragms used in the chlor-alkali business and sheet gaskets made with chrysotile asbestos that are used to make chemicals.
- Lawsuit filed against EPA over limits on ethylene oxide emissions from organic chemical manufacturing
Huntsman Petrochemical and two industry trade groups, the American Chemistry Council and the Louisiana Chemical Association, filed lawsuits on February 21, 2023 to challenge the US Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision to keep a 2020…
- Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Chemical Substances Designated as Inactive on the TSCA Inventory; Significant New Use Rule
Federal Register on 01/26/2023 published about EPA recommendations on Significant new use (SNUR) where PFAS that have not been manufactured (including imported) or processed for many years are considered as inactive on the TSCA Chemical…
All laundry detergents that contain more than two parts per million (PPM) of a potential human carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane, a chemical byproduct, in many well-known laundry detergents, are now prohibited by a new regulation that recently went into…
TSCA reform was broadly supported by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was updated by Congress in 2016.
The Toxic Substances Control Act's (TSCA) final amendment to the risk determination for perchloroethylene (PCE) is now available, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (TSCA).
- U.S. EPA publishes final IRIS Toxicological Review of Perfluorobutanoic Acid (PFBA) and Related Salts
On December 22, 2022, the U.S.
In November 2022, the U.S. EPA added 12 more chemicals to the list of toxic chemicals that must be reported to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).
The Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) both will require reporting of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), according a recent proposal by the U.S.