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Published: 8/3/2017

Author: Time for EPA to Lead in 'Real World' Safety Standards
"I implore our new administration in Washington to take the lead and bring good sense and reason back into the regulatory process."

Published: 7/17/2014

PRAB Adds Evaled Evaporative Line, Enters Wastewater Treatment Sector
Partnering with Italian company Veolia to market and support the exclusive Evaled line of evaporative technology in North America.

Published: 8/26/2013

California Proposes Nation’s First Drinking Water Standard for Hexavalent Chromium
Proposed regulations set the maximum contaminant level for chromium-6 in drinking water at 10 parts per billion, five times less than the current total chromium standard of 50 ppb, which includes both trivalent chromium (chromium-3) and chromium-6.

Published: 11/28/2012

NASF Sues EPA Over Hex Chromium Rules
Sierra Club also sues the EPA over the same National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants rules for plating industry; NASF's two court actions include a petition for judicial review of the ruling in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and ...

Published: 9/7/2012

EHS Q&A: Waste Treatment for Paint Stripping
Q. We will be using concentrated sulfuric acid to strip e-coatings from reject metal parts ... Unfortunately, our only outlet for discharge of this waste is to a nearby storm drain, and we know that we will need to remove the paint sludge and color ...

Published: 3/30/2012

NASF Says EPA Chromium Air Rules Have Major Flaws
Claims EPA Used Data from 'Phantom Facilities'

Published: 3/8/2012

NASF Washington Forum Features Ex-EPA Chief Carol Browner As Speaker
As the longest-serving EPA Administrator, Browner worked closely with the surface finishing industry during the Clinton Administration on the Metal Finishing "Strategic Goals" Program. She most recently served as an assistant to President Obama and...

Published: 6/27/2011

EPA Sets New Timeline on Oven Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has set a schedule for issuing updated air toxics standards for boilers and certain solid waste incinerators as part of a filing with the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.