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Plastics Industry Slams new US Legislative Proposal

12.12.2022 -

US chemicals and plastics producers have expectedly slammed a new legislative initiative called Protecting Communities from Plastics Act (PCPA) introduced by Democratic...

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EPA Awards $7.7 Million for Chemical Risk Assessment

15.11.2022 -

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $7.7 million in research grant funding to 11 technology institutions to develop and evaluate innovative methods...

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Biden and EPA Seek Supreme Court Workaround

08.07.2022 -

The administration of US president Joe Biden is looking for ways to work around the Supreme Court’s recent landmark ruling that limits the Environmental Protection Agency...

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Climate Change Threatens US Hazchem Plants

15.03.2022 -

Climate change poses a threat to nearly a third of the hazardous chemical facilities in US, a new analysis by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says. The...

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EPA Brushes Over Most of Court Dicamba Ruling

12.06.2020 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said it will only partially implement last week’s order by the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate its registration of the...

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EPA Sued over Halt to Pollution Monitoring

11.06.2020 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing a third lawsuit over its policy to suspend penalties for industrial companies that do not monitor emissions during the...

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EPA Suspends Enforcement of Pollution Rules

30.03.2020 - For the undetermined duration of the coronavirus crisis, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a sweeping suspension of its enforcement of environmental laws. It...

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NRDC Sues EPA Over Glyphosate Reapproval

26.03.2020 - US-based international environmental advocacy groups Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pesticide Action Network pressure group (PAN) are suing the US Environmental...