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
New California regulations awaiting final approval may soon require businesses to study alternatives to certain chemicals used in their products, and in some cases, redesign products or pull them from the market. ...more
Bronchiolitis obliterans, once viewed a problem unique to the microwave popcorn and flavoring industries, is quickly expanding to become a widespread phenomena in many workplaces. Researchers continue to expand the list of...more
The following post is provided by our guest author, Graham Crockford from TRC Environmental Corporation.
Trichloroethene (TCE) has been produced commercially since the 1920s and was commonly used by manufacturing...more
Companies involved in petroleum refining operations or that import chemical substances used in such operations should be aware of a recent regulatory proposal issued by U.S. EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)...more
With a population of roughly 1.3 million people, Maine is a small player in national markets. At the same time, Maine legislators have attempted to have an out-sized voice in the national marketplace of legislative policy by...more