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Published: 7/3/2013

Helicopter Contractor Faulted for Chemical Hazards
Other violations include spray booths containing combustible floor linings, lack of air flow measuring devices and fire extinguisher systems and medical and monitoring programs for exposed workers.

Published: 7/3/2013

EPA Awards $80,000 Grant To Develop Greener Solvents
The technology being developed by Compact Membrane Systems, Inc. (CMS) of Wilmington, Del would allow industries to use green solvents that are safer for the environment.

Published: 7/3/2013

OSHA Plan To Protect Workers Exposed To Isocyanates
Focus on workplaces in general, construction and maritime industries that use isocyanate compounds in an effort to reduce occupational illnesses and deaths.

Published: 5/3/2013

Report: EPA May Take More Than a Decade to Review Prioritized Chemicals
GAO report criticizes EPA for not obtaining data that companies gave to European Chemicals Agency as part of the REACH program.

Published: 5/2/2013

State Chemicals Policy: Trends and Profiles
More than 77 individual chemical restriction bills have been passed by states in recent years, including 31 bills related specifically to mercury.

Published: 5/2/2013

Comments Needed For California Antelope Valley AQMD on Proposed AIM Rule Changes
AQMD set to adopt the revised VOC limits and definitions on May 21

Published: 5/2/2013

Judge Affirms $81 Million Judgment Against Company in Hex Chrome Case
12 Oregon national guardsmen say they were poisoned while using the chemical while stationed in Iraq.

Published: 5/2/2013

NASF 1000, Surface Technology Initiatives Launched
NASF is committed to achieving a goal of 100 NASF 1000 participants by SUR/FIN 2013

Published: 3/4/2013

OSHA Hazard Communication resources available to help employers comply with new training and labeling requirements
Two new compliance assistance resources are available for employers to assist them in meeting the requirements of OSHA's revised Hazard Communication Standard.

Published: 3/4/2013

New Use Rules for 37 Chemicals Proposed; Most Raise Worker Issues, 14 Are Nanoscale
CCAI says that manufacturers, importers and processors of 37 chemicals could be required to notify the Environmental Protection Agency under significant new use rules (SNURs) the EPA proposed on Feb. 25.