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Tax Day Postponed

US Postpones April 15 Tax Deadline By 90 Days

 

by Tyler Durden
Tue, 03/17/2020 – 14:15

In news that will delight millions of Americans –

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Mattress Recycling in Britain

Kensal Green councillor who wanted mattresses tagged welcomes plans to make manufacturers recycle them

PUBLISHED: 17:59 05 March 2020 | UPDATED: 17:59 05 March 2020

Plans to impose mandatory mattress recycling on manufacturers to reduce fly-tipping have been welcomed by a Kensal Green councillor who has been fighting illegal dumping for years.

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Puerto Rico Loses Suit

Puerto Rico Loses $50 Million Polyurethane Foam Price-Fix Suit

Feb. 28, 2020, 10:25 AM

  • Last alleged act occurred 10 years ago
  • Product used as insulation and cushioning

Puerto Rico’s $50 million price fixing suit against polyurethane foam manufacturers was dismissed after the federal court in Puerto Rico found no current or threatened harm.

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EPA Clean Trucks Initiative

EPA Kickstarts ‘50-State’ Clean Trucks Initiative to Improve Air Quality

Agency says initiative would cut nitrogen oxide, modernize truck engines, and set standards without hurting U.S. Read more

REACH Impacts Epoxies

The far-reaching consequences of REACH

As the EU REACH legislation enters its final phase, the financial, administrative, occupational health and safety,

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SOFFA Act

House Passes SOFFA

The AHFA-backed upholstered furniture flammability legislation mandates CPSC adoption of California’s longtime flammability standard.

12/17/2019

us capitol(Photo: Unsplash user Joshua Sukoff)

The House of Representatives passed the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA) (HR 2647) today.

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