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TSCA Reform Passes Senate

Senate Approves Bill to Overhaul Chemicals Oversight

President Obama expected to sign measure into law

Aerial photo shows a Dow Chemical plant in Plaquemine, La. Dow and other chemical giants welcomed federal legislation as providing a consistent framework to regulat chemical safety.Aerial photo shows a Dow Chemical plant in Plaquemine,

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OEHHA Isocyanate Regulation in CA

Air Toxicology and Epidemiology
Notice of Adoption of Reference Exposure Levels for Toluene Diisocyanate and Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate


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The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adopting new and revised Reference Exposure Levels (RELs) for toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) for use in the Air Toxics Hot Spots program.

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Significant Change at Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern to end hazardous chem shipments 1 Dec
21 October 2015 19:28 Source:ICIS News

Image Sipa Press/REX ShutterstockHOUSTON (ICIS)–With an impending deadline of 31 December to comply with federal requirements to install positive train control (PTC) technology,

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Legacy Costs

Hoboken: Contamination At Eminent Domain Purchase Site Is BASF's Responsibility

The BASF site, the location of Hoboken’s pending $18.3 M eminent domain purchase,

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City Tries to Impose Regulations

Houston Argues for Right to Regulate Pollution


Two ordinances passed by the city of Houston to regulate air pollution reflect the spirit of the Texas Clean Air Act and state environmental regulations and should be allowed to stand,

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India Terminates Dumping Duty

India Terminated Anti-dumping Duty on Flexible Slabstocks Polyols from Mainland China, South Korea and Taiwan
2015-09-01    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-On August 30,

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