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AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals And Renmatix To Develop Biomass-Derived Additives For Paint And Construction

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After winning AkzoNobel’s Imagine Chemistry Challenge in 2017, on July 24, 2018, AkzoNobel, a member of the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®), and Renmatrix announced a decision jointly to develop...more

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EPA OIG Audits EPA’s Implementation of Its Recommendations for Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program

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On July 20, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on its audit of EPA’s implementation of the OIG recommendations for the Presidential Green Chemistry...more

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California Takes Three New Steps Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative

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California has taken three more important steps to implement its Green Chemistry Initiative. Also known as the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program, the state seeks to supplement federal regulations to regulate and encourage...more

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ACS GCI Announces Opening Of 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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On April 20, 2018, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) announced the opening of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. The announcement states that EPA “supports the continuation of the...more

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ACS GCI Announces Opening of 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards; EPA Announces Opening of 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year...

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e are pleased to report that on April 20, 2018, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) announced the opening of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Readers will recall that funding for...more

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Green Chemistry & Commerce Council Selects Ten Startups To Pitch At Technology Showcase

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On April 17, 2018, the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) announced that ten startup companies had won the opportunity to pitch their technologies to major companies at the GC3’s 3rd Annual Green & Bio-Based Chemistry...more

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California Proposes Next Group of Priority Products (PFASs in Carpets and Rugs) Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative

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California’s Green Chemistry Initiative has taken another step towards regulating a widely available consumer product. On February 15, 2018, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a discussion...more

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California’s Green Chemistry Agency Issues Its Draft 2018-2020 Three-Year Priority Product Work Plan

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On February 8, 2018, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a Draft Three-Year Priority Product Work Plan (2018-2020) (new Work Plan) under its Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program. The SCP...more

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Paint Strippers Containing Methylene Chloride – State of California’s 3rd Priority Product Proposed

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On November 16, 2017, the State of California’s DTSC proposed to add its third product-chemical combination to its priority products list for regulation under its green chemistry/safer consumer products rules. We are all...more

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Full Disclosure: New Labeling for Cleaning Products

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On October 15, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 258, known as the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (the “Act”). The Act requires manufacturers of most cleaning products sold in...more

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Consumer Product Update - California's Green Chemistry Initiative Looks for New Products to Regulate

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On October 6, 2017, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced it is seeking public comment on its new 2018-2020 Priority Product Work Plan (Work Plan) under its Safer Consumer Products (SCP)...more

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California Adopts First Green Chemistry Regulations for Children’s Nap Mats and Provides Important Guidance for Its Alternatives...

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California took two important steps forward to implement its new Green Chemistry Initiative, also known as the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program, to regulate and encourage replacement of toxic chemicals in consumer...more

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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EPA Awards $300,000 In Funding For Green Chemical Manufacturing

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On April 5, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Industrial Microbes, Inc. (Industrial Microbes) has been awarded $300,000 in funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)...more

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California Adds New Priority Consumer Product for Green Chemistry Regulation

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California’s innovative Safer Consumer Products regulations, also known as the Green Chemistry Initiative, are ready for another step forward with the proposed inclusion of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Systems containing...more

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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

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EPA Opens Nominations For The 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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On October 18, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has opened nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards (PGCCA). Since 1996, these awards have honored companies...more

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What Does The Loss Of “Green Chemistry” Provision From Amended TSCA Mean For Biochemicals?

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On July 15, 2016, Environmental Leader published "What Does the Loss of 'Green Chemistry' Provision from Amended TSCA Mean for Biochemicals?," featuring comments by Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Biobased and Renewable...more

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

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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

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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

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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

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2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Winners Announced

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On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards (PGCCA). The PGCCA honors green chemistry technologies that solve climate and...more

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