McAfee & Taft RegLINC - July 2011



1 Senate committee reauthorizes pipeline safety programs

2 Report on carcinogens lists Styrene as “reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogen”

2 National Transportation Safety Board finds deficiencies in emergency notification

3 Significant new use rule for multi-walled carbon nanotube


4 Recap of EPA’s Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report

5 Supreme Court prohibits federal common law nuisance suits seeking limits on carbon dioxide emissions

7 PHMSA extends regulatory coverage to all rural, onshore, low stress hazardous liquid pipelines

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