This rulemaking responds to numerous petitions for rulemaking submitted by the regulated community that request PHMSA address a variety of provisions, including but not limited to those addressing packaging, hazardous communication, and incorporation by reference documents.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 9, 2019, the draft risk evaluation for 1-bromopropane (1-BP), the fourth of the first ten chemicals undergoing risk evaluation under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
Over the past 10 years, the number of private Proposition 65 actions against businesses have nearly quadrupled from 604 in 2009 to 2,364 in 2018.
Below are the draft risk evaluation and supporting documents for 1-bromopropane, and a fact sheet on understanding the draft risk evaluation. Read the Federal Register notice announcing the availability of the draft risk evaluation.In the August 2019 draft risk evaluation of 1-bromopropane, EPA made the following initial determinations on risk.
Statistics under Amended TSCASince the law’s passage, EPA has completed determinations on 2,217 new chemical cases*. Details on the Agency’s determinations are displayed in the tables below.EPA will continue to add new content on a regular basis to provide more transparency to the review process for all stakeholders and to allow submitters to readily determine the disposition of their cases.
WASHINGTON (August 1, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is continuing its commitment to transparency by making additional information about new chemical notices available to the public on the agency’s website.
The 2018 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) preliminary dataset contains data about chemical releases, waste management and pollution prevention activities that took place during 2018 at more than 20,000 federal and industrial facilities across the country.The TRI preliminary dataset is available each July through September so the public can access the most recent TRI information prior to the annual publication of the TRI National Analysis in January.The data are available via the "Get 2018 Data with Envirofacts" and "Download 2018 Data" tabs below.SEE:
On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register its proposed rule intended to reduce exposures to certain chemicals that are persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT). 84 Fed. Reg.
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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].
On December 4, 2019, the U.S.
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)