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Duties Imposed in India to Attract Domestic MDI Production

Indian ministry says petrochemical, polymer sectors to witness growth

Feb ’21

Pic: Shutterstock

Pic: Shutterstock The increased outlay for healthcare and the fund for vaccination in the budget will boost polymer consumption with requirements of syringes and other polymer based healthcare products,

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MA Passes FR Act

Bill H.4900 191st (2019 – 2020)

An Act to protect children, families, and firefighters from harmful flame retardants

Bill Information

Sponsor: House Committee on Ways and Means

Displaying 18 actions for Bill H.4900

DateBranchAction11/4/2020HouseReported from the committee on House Ways and Means11/4/2020HousePending new draft of H350011/4/2020HouseNew draft of H350011/4/2020HouseOrdered to a third reading11/4/2020HouseRules suspended11/4/2020HouseRead third and passed to be engrossed11/5/2020SenateRead; Read more

COVID-19 Regulatory Relief and Work from Home Safety Act

National Flammability Standard for Upholstered Furniture to Take Effect in June 2021

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Congress has passed a law mandating nationwide compliance with California’s flammability standard for upholstered furniture. 

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Hauthaway to Pay Fine

Lynn company settles allegations it illegally discharged industrial stormwater into Saugus River

Wicked Local

Attorney General Maura Healey issued the following press release

A Lynn-based chemical manufacturing company has agreed to pay a total of $302,000 – the majority of which will fund local water quality improvement projects – to settle allegations that it violated federal regulations designed to prevent the accidental release of toxic chemicals into the environment and that it illegally discharged industrial stormwater into the Saugus River,

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