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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
EPA’s proposed Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) comprises the Agency’s steps for selecting chemicals it will subject to full risk evaluations, as required by the June 2016 amendments to TSCA.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Chemicals play an important role in many workplaces. The inherent hazards of chemicals can be reduced by minimizing the quantity of chemicals on hand. However, when chemicals must be in-house, proper storage and handling can reduce or eliminate associated risks.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Most consensus standards, the design bases for much of the nation’s infrastructure, are based on historical weather patterns and do not incorporate forward-looking data on climate change.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
In a final rule, the EPA has amended its 40-year-old regulations for certifying applicators of restricted use pesticides ((RUPs), 40 CFR Part 171).
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Almost 25 years ago, the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA), now called the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), began recognizing an alternative method for testing corrosive (Class 8) materials.
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