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PFAS Solution IN (or OUT) of the NDAA?

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 12:36

For a refresher on what Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are and what Congressional action may mean for stakeholders, see the Greenberg Traurig E2 Law blog from earlier this year.   As legislative days dwindle, Congress is in a full sprint to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (related blog post), among several other must-pass bills.

OSHA HAZWOPER Letter Of Interpretation

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:14

In the Biohazard Mitigation Industry, there are many conflicting points of view regarding thetraining and certification of those in the industry; therefore, on January 14, 2019, a letter went out to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) asking for clarification. Does OSHA require employers to train employees who perform biohazard remediation according to the training requirements in 1910.120 HAZWOPER Standard?

An Update on Titanium Dioxide: European Union Adopts the 14thATP of the CLP Regulation

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:22

By Abdul H. Khalid Ph.D., CHMM, RPIHLast week, the European Commission (EC) has adopted the 14th adaptation to technical progress (ATP) of the CLP Regulation (“Classification, Labeling, and Packaging") and included the controversial classification of inhalable powder forms of titanium dioxide (TiO2; CAS 13463-67-7) as a category 2 carcinogen.

IHMM Announces New CHMM Test Specification (Blueprint) Effective October 2020

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:19

The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) conducts a Job Task Analysis (JTA) to validate all certification examinations every five years, or more often if circumstances warrant.  The job analysis identifies the performance areas and associated knowledge, tasks, skills and abilities relating to the credential.

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, October 2019

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 11:26

TSCA/FIFRA/TRIEDF Reports That EPA Has “Muzzled” SACC: The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) published a September 16, 2019, blog item entitled “EPA’s latest move to deflect criticism of its TSCA risk evaluations: Muzzle its science advisors.” EDF notes that it has opposed a number of recent decisions made by the U.S.


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IHMM Board Chair Richie Spangler and Hazardous Materials Society Board Chair Bob West today announced the launch of the Hazardous Materials Society [HMS].

Chemical plants will be less burdened by safety regulations under a new rule finalized by the Trump administration Thursday.Under the finalized tweaks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)

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