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2011-04-18 15:41:00

NEWTOWN, Conn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following continued attacks by anti-hunting groups to ban traditional ammunition (ammunition containing lead-core components) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976, Representatives Jeff Miller (R-Fla.-1st) and Mike Ross (D-Ark.-4th), co-chairmen of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R. 1558) to clarify the longstanding exemption of ammunition and ammunition components under the...

2011-04-14 15:55:00

Reiterates Strong Support for Modernization of the Toxic Substances Control Act WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) President & CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement after the introduction of the "Safe Chemicals Act of 2011" by U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health: "We thank Senator Lautenberg for his longstanding leadership on this vital but complex...

2011-04-14 15:31:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement today on the introduction of legislation by Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) that would dramatically change the Toxic Substances Control Act: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/MM60639LOGO) "We continue to support the responsible modernization of our nation's chemical safety laws. Nothing is...

2011-04-14 14:28:00

Toxic Chemicals Contribute to Chronic Disease Epidemic, Sector Says WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care sector leaders are urging Congress to move swiftly to pass chemical reform legislation, citing the measure as critical to public health protection. As Senators introduce comprehensive legislation intended to overhaul the nation's chemical regulatory system (the "Safe Chemicals Act of 2011"), the health sector is highlighting the link between preventing...

2011-02-03 11:41:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly M. Semrau, Senior Vice President - Global Corporate Affairs, Communication and Sustainability for SC Johnson, testified today on behalf of the company before the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health of the Committee on Environment and Public Works on the need to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). "There is a clear consumer and business case for modernizing TSCA, a statute that has not been...

2011-02-03 09:23:00

Modernization Done Right Good for Consumers and Jobs WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In testimony before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, American Chemistry Council President and CEO Cal Dooley reiterated the Council's desire to work with Congress and stakeholders to update the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). "The American Chemistry Council and our member companies support...

2011-01-13 15:00:00

KETTLEMAN CITY, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of the Central Valley today announced that Wenck Associates, Inc. has completed an extensive PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) study at WM's Kettleman Hills Facility, which found that PCBs treated, stored and disposed at the facility do not have an adverse impact on human health or the environment. "The evaluation done of PCBs in soil in the Kettleman Hills Facility in conjunction with U.S. EPA was unusual in its level...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenblendz, Inc., a full service specialty blending facility and manufacturing arm of ecoSTORE USA, has attained cGMP compliance, receiving coveted "Excellent Compliance" ratings following its first cGMP audit conducted by STR (www.strquality.com). cGMP compliance, added to Greenblendz's ever-expanding capacity to service all-sized runs for consumer packaged goods companies and private label brands, puts them in a global leadership...

2010-11-01 09:37:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP's Environment & Natural Resources Group has gained senior counsel David E. Menotti and partner Warren U. Lehrenbaum to bolster its practice in air, pesticides, and chemical regulation. Based in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, the new attorneys bring a wealth of experience representing agribusiness, biotechnology, and manufacturing companies in the wide range of regulatory counseling and litigation needs...

2010-10-13 10:11:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NACD filed comments yesterday expressing concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) sweeping proposal published on August 13 to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) requirements. In the comments, NACD expressed concerns about provisions of the proposal that would require production and import volumes to be reported retroactively to 2006; lower the threshold for reporting processing...