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Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Later today the UK will leave the European Union, ending its 47-year membership of the European institutions.
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Jones Day
The European Chemicals Agency ("ECHA") has recently launched two new online platforms to improve public knowledge on chemicals and related European Union regulations.
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Womble Bond Dickinson
On March 8 the EPA extended the comment period and self-reporting deadline for manufacturers using any of the 20 chemicals identified as "high priority substances"...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Prop 65 is a California law that requires California consumers receive warnings regarding the presence of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
Jones Day
With this announced action, the EPA is seeking public comment on its preliminary "regulatory determinations" for PFOA and PFOS under the SDWA.
Jones Day
The use of these chemicals in many domestically made products has largely been phased out pursuant to a voluntary stewardship program.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
EPA goes for the low-hanging fruit by using TSCA to restrict the importation of long-chain PFAS that already are the subject of a global phaseout
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
The European Commission has published a draft delegated regulation and annexes (Draft Regulation) to amend the data requirements for endocrine disrupting (ED) properties of active substances and biocidal products.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
On February 21, 2020, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board's Accidental Release Reporting Rule was published in the Federal Register. It becomes effective on March 23, 2020.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
EPA is expected to redo several already issued draft risk evaluations and rush to revise upcoming drafts.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
As required by its enabling legislation, on February 5, 2020, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) proposed a rule describing how and when an owner or operator
Arnold & Porter
By Lawrence E. Culleen, Michael D. Daneker, Sean Morris, Allison B. Rumsey, Thomas E. Santoro
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
For decades, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of several thousand synthetic compounds, have been viewed as "wonder chemicals" and their unique properties made them...
Jones Day
The designation of certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous wastes could have major consequences for entities that produce, transport, or utilize these substances in their products.
Arnold & Porter
On December 20, 2019, the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2020 (S. 1790) became law.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Of equal significance is EPA's identification of a broader than typical list of industries that may be affected by these developments.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has proposed new accidental chemical ...
Arnold & Porter
Someday very soon, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) will publish a preliminary list of companies that it considers to be "manufacturers"
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On December 20, 2019, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA) was signed into law,
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