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EPA Awards Green Chemistry Challenge Winners

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On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award winners at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in conjunction with the 21st Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering...more

2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award Winners Announced

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On June 9, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award (GCCA). We applaud this year’s winners. This is EPA’s 22nd year of using the GCCA to honor...more

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference June 13-15, 2017, Reston, Virginia

The 21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute, will be held in Reston, Virginia, on June 13-15, 2017. GC&E is a gathering...more

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference June 13-15, 2017, Reston, Virginia

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

The 21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute, will be held in Reston, Virginia on June 13-15, 2017. GC&E is a gathering...more

EPA Accepting Nominations for 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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As previously reported in the BRAG Biobased and Renewable Products Update of October 21, 2016, EPA announced that it has opened nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards (PGCCA). EPA’s strong...more

California Unveils Its First Green Chemistry Regulations for Children’s Foam-Padded Sleeping Products with Fire Retardants

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Following up on the breakthrough amendments to the federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), California has reasserted its intention to proceed with its Green Chemistry Initiative to require substitution of safer chemicals...more

The Toxic Substances Control Act Amendments May Do Little to Relieve California Headaches for Businesses

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Business groups largely supported the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Amendments?recently signed into law by President Obama—in order to address concerns about the emergence of varying state-by-state requirements that...more

Inside EPA Reports On Loss Of Green Chemistry Provision From TSCA Reform

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On July 1, 2016, Inside EPA published "Committee Jurisdiction Issues Blocked Green Chemistry From TSCA Reform," an article discussing the passage of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) law and the lack of language from...more

Northwest Green Chemistry and Washington State Department Of Ecology To Offer Training On Quick Chemical Assessment Tool

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Northwest Green Chemistry and the Washington State Department of Ecology are presenting a four-part webinar series introducing and providing training on the Quick Chemical Assessment Tool (QCAT)....more

Evolving State Green Chemistry Initiatives

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States continue to enact new laws and implement a diverse array of programs and requirements seeking to regulate the manufacture, sale, and use of chemicals in products. Some state requirements have a narrow scope limited to...more

20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Highlight Biomass- And Waste-To-Resource Technologies

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On July 13, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards (PGCCA) and honored them at a ceremony at the National Academy of...more

Green Chemistry Products Show Upward Trajectories and Continued Market Growth

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The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) recently released a report that evaluates the potential business and economic value of “safer chemistry.” ...more

Iowa Economic Development Agency To Push For Incentives For Renewable Chemicals And Products

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

During the next state legislative session, which begins in January, Iowa's Economic Development Agency will reportedly seek approximately $20 million in new incentives for companies that use chemicals derived from ethanol...more

California’s Green Chemistry Initiative: “Work Plan” basics and the 7 product categories – 3 action steps

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California is steadily implementing its landmark Green Chemistry Initiative, which increases regulation and oversight of consumer product chemical exposures in important ways. In a recently published Work Plan on the...more

EPA's Revised Work Plan List And New Developments In TSCA Reform Discussed At Green Chemistry Clearinghouse Annual Conference

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

The Green Chemistry Clearinghouse Conference held on September 16, 2014, in San Francisco included several interesting panels discussing topics including California Safer Consumer Products Regulations' (SCPR) recently...more

Seller Beware: California Announces Draft Plan for New Consumer Product Categories Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

California’s toxics agency, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), has released a draft three-year work plan identifying seven consumer product categories that may be the focus of the state’s Green Chemistry...more

California Names First Consumer Products for Green Chemistry “Priority Products” List

Recently, we have informed our readers of product safety legislative and regulatory initiatives, including green chemistry programs, driven at the state level. One of these important state regulatory initiatives is...more

California Announces First Consumer Products Subjected to New Green Chemistry Rules

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Today, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced its highly anticipated list of the first products and chemicals to be evaluated under the state’s innovative Safer Chemical Product regulations....more

California Green Chemistry Initiative’s coming Priority Products list, and the DTSC Strategic Plan: what do they mean for you?

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The highly anticipated next step in California’s Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI) is the planned April 2014 release of the list of Priority Products that will be first in the spotlight for chemical regulatory scrutiny,...more

Green Chemistry And Trade Secrets: California Leads Chemical Disclosure Movement, As Companies Wrestle With Options For Protection

Earlier this year, we picked mandatory public disclosure laws as a trend to watch in 2014. Developments in California seem to bear that out, and trade secrets owners will want to keep a close eye on the “green chemistry”...more

California Passes Landmark Green Chemical Laws

On August 28, 2013 the California Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) approved California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (“DTSC”) Safer Products Regulations. These regulations will go into effect on October 1,...more

Toxics in Consumer Products: California Implements Safer Consumer Product Regulations

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Today, California’s Safer Consumer Product Regulations became law as the state’s latest attempt to regulate the chemical composition of a broad range of consumer products. The regulations contain detailed procedures to...more

California Adopts Nationally Ground-Breaking Safer Consumer Product Regulations

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California's Green Chemistry Initiative blazes a new trail for consumer products in the United States, establishing a comprehensive approach aimed at reducing — over time — exposures to hazardous chemicals commonly found in a...more

California Adopts Landmark Green Chemistry Regulations

On August 28, 2013, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Safer Consumer Product regulations. The groundbreaking green chemistry regulations take...more

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