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09/07/16
Toxic Substance Control Act Chemical Substance Import Certification Process Revisions

09/01/16
EPA Moves Swiftly to Carry Out New Chemical Reform Legislation

08/26/16
EPA Establishes Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals and Seeks Experts to Serve

08/24/16
EPA Final Peer Review Report on 1-Bromopropane is Available

08/22/16
SAVE THE DATE – Sept. 13 Industry Consultation on TSCA Fees

04/28/16
2016 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities

04/28/16
EPA Announces 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards

03/25/16
Chemical Data Reporting: EPA amends list of chemicals partially exempt from reporting

03/03/16
EPA Releases Draft Risk Assessment for 1-Bromopropane

02/10/16
Toxics Release Inventory Program Moves to Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

02/01/16
Please Join EPA’s Webinar on CDR reporting requirements – February 4, 2016, 1-3 p.m. Eastern

01/21/16
EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report

01/12/16
Upcoming SAB public teleconference for EPA’s Hydraulic Fracturing Drinking Water Study

11/23/15
Recommendations for Specifications, Environmental Performance Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Procurement

11/19/15
EPA Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards

11/04/15
EPA is Soliciting Nominations for the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

10/19/15
EPA Extends Public Comment Period to November 18, 2015, on Three Flame Retardant Clusters

10/15/15
New TSCA Information Available in EPA’s ChemView Web Tool

10/02/15
EPA Launches New Websites

09/17/15
EPA Issues Final Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) on HBCD

09/10/15
DfE Alternative Assessments

08/13/15
EPA Releases TSCA Assessment Documents for Flame Retardant Chemicals

07/30/15
EPA Reaches Agreement with TCE Manufacturer to Stop Use in Certain Consumer Products and Issues Proposed Significant New Use Rule

07/20/15
Changes Made to TSCA Section 5 Premanufacture and Significant New Use Notification Electronic Reporting

07/13/15
EPA Honors Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

06/30/15
TSCA New Chemicals SNUR modifications published

06/15/15
Establishment of the Chemical Safety Advisory Committee

06/11/15
TSCA New Chemicals Proposed SNURs Published

06/10/15
TSCA New Chemicals SNURs Published

06/03/15
EPA Releases Final Environmental Justice and Rulemaking Guidance

05/21/15
EPA Releases Spring 2015 Regulatory Agenda

05/12/15
Notice of Public Meeting on TSCA section 8(a) Proposed Rule on Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials

04/29/15
EPA Solicits Comment on its EJ 2020 Action Agenda

04/28/15
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request – Pre-Manufacture Reporting

04/09/15
Modification of Significant New Uses of Certain Chemical Substances

03/30/15
EPA Seeks Input for Potential Rules Banning or Restricting the Use of N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) and Methylene Chloride for Use in Paint and Coating Removal, and the Use of Trichloroethylene (TCE) as a Commercial Degreaser, Spotting Agent in Dry Cleaning

03/25/15
For the first time the agency will use TSCA authority to collect health and safety information on nanoscale chemicals already in use

03/16/15
Data Sharing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between EPA and FDA

03/10/15
EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed SNUR on LCPFAC and PFAS

02/19/15
EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed SNUR on TDI and Related Compounds

02/02/15
EPA Seeks Increased TSCA Fees from Congress

01/14/15
EPA Releases 2013 Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

01/13/15
Final DSW Rule Published in the Federal Register

01/08/15
EPA Proposes Rule to Protect Consumers from Harmful Chemicals Found in Homes and Schools

01/07/15
Proposed NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule Update Webinar

01/07/15
Proposed Significant New Use Rule on Certain Chemical Substances subject of 13 PMNs

01/06/15
Significant New Use Rules: Benzidine-Based Chemical Substances; Di-n-pentyl Phthalate (DnPP); and Alkanes, C12-13, Chloro

01/05/15
ECHO Website Enhancements

12/17/14
EPA Prevents Harmful Chemicals from Entering the Marketplace

12/16/14
EPA Updates DfE Flame Retardant Assessment

12/04/14
EPA to Expand Listing on the DfE Safer Chemical Ingredients List

11/24/14
EPA Unveils Fall 2014 Regulatory Agenda

11/13/14
EPA Announces 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Award Nomination Process

10/27/14
U.S. EPA Releases New Versions of Predictive Models: E-FAST and ChemSTEER

10/23/14
EPA Updates TSCA Work Plan for Chemical Assessments Based on New Exposure Data

10/21/14
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

10/16/14
EPA Honors the Winners of the 19th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/ Winning technologies tackle climate change and promote energy efficiency

09/30/14
EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

09/25/14
EPA Takes Additional Step to Address Potential Risks from Certain Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates

09/03/14
Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

08/28/14
EPA Releases Final Risk Assessments on Three TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

07/24/14
EPA Seeks Comments on Potential Revisions to its Risk Management Program

07/23/14
Extension of Comment Period on Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Mixtures

07/10/14
EPA Proposes to Replace and Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases

07/01/14
Expert Public Workshop on Alternatives and Risk Reduction Approaches to Trichloroethylene (TCE) Use as a Degreaser

06/27/14
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Correction of Misreported Chemical Substances on the Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical Substances Inventory (Renewal)

06/25/14
EPA Releases Final TSCA Risk Assessment on TCE

06/24/14
ECHO Clean Water Act Facility Search Launched

06/20/14
Modifications of TSCA New Chemicals SNURs Published

06/18/14
EPA Publishes Proposed Rule on Reducing Carbon Emissions from Existing Power Plants in Federal Register

06/12/14
EPA Identifies Safer Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardants/Identified chemicals are persistent, accumulate in the environment and have reproductive, developmental, and neurological toxicity

06/06/14
Information Collection Request (ICR) Consultation on TSCA Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule

06/06/14
Working Group Unveils Status Report to the President on Chemical Facility Safety and Security

05/27/14
EPA Releases Spring Regulatory Agenda

05/14/14
EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada / Titanium Metals Corporation to pay record $13.75 million civil penalty for TSCA violations at single facility

05/09/14
EPA Seeking Public Comment on Enhancing Transparency for Chemicals and Mixtures Used in Hydraulic Fracturing

05/06/14
EPA Extends Comment Period on Issues Related to Laminated Products in the Proposed Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products

05/06/14
National Research Council Releases Report Praising EPA’s IRIS Program Enhancements

04/21/14
EPA Launches updated ECHO

04/21/14
EPA Releases Waters of the U.S. Proposed Rule

04/10/14
EPA Strategic Plan Charts Direction for Next Four Years

04/04/14
Enforceable Consent Agreement on D4

03/26/14
Withdrawal of TSCA New Chemicals SNUR Published Today

03/19/14
Electronic Reporting; Toxic Substances Control Act Notifications of Substantial Risk and for Your Information Submissions

03/19/14
Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals; Chemical Information Reporting under TSCA section 8(a) and Health and Safety Data Reporting under TSCA section 8(d)

03/18/14
EPA Calls for 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations

02/21/14
EPA's Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Updates EDSP Comprehensive Management Plan

02/10/14
Final Hazardous Waste E-Manifest Rule Published

02/07/14
Proposed Significant New Use Rule on Certain Chemical Substances

02/07/14
Annual EPA Enforcement Results Highlight Focus on Major Environmental Violations

02/06/14
EPA To Evaluate the Role for Economy-wide Modeling in Assessing Its Air Regulations

02/04/14
EPA's 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline

02/04/14
EPA Issues Final Significant New Use Rule on 5 Chemical Substances

01/29/14
DfE Alternatives Assessment Reports for DecaBDE and BPA in Thermal Paper

01/23/14
Seventy-Third Report of the TSCA Interagency Testing Committee to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; Receipt of Report and Request for Comments

01/15/14
EPA Takes Important Step in Implementing the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act

12/17/13
EPA Releases Chemical Screening Data on 1,800 Chemicals

12/11/13
EPA Honors Winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

12/06/13
Central Data Exchange (CDX) Registration Walkthrough – Tuesday, December 17, 2013, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT.

12/04/13
EPA Launches Modernized Version of its Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) Website

11/29/13
EPA Finalizes Latest Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule Amendments

11/27/13
EPA Releases Its 2013 Fall Regulatory Agenda

11/25/13
TSCA Electronic Reporting Submission System Outreach – Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT

11/25/13
TSCA Section 4 Test Rule Data Electronic Web Submission System Outreach – Tuesday, December 10, 2013, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT

11/20/13
EDSP Electronic Web Submission System Beta Outreach – Tuesday, December 3, 2013, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT

11/20/13
Making Federal Government Purchasing Greener

11/19/13
TSCA Section 5 Electronic Web Submission System Outreach – Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT.

11/19/13
EPA Unveils Draft FY 2014-2018 Strategic Plan

11/13/13
Peer Review Meeting Dates for TSCA Risk Assessment for HHCB

11/12/13
Removal of Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

10/28/13
Extension of Review Periods Under the Toxic Substances Control Act; Certain Chemicals and Microorganisms; Premanufacture, Significant New Use, and Exemption Notices; Delay in Processing Due to Lack of Authorized Funding

10/25/13
EPA Reschedules Remaining Peer Review Meetings on Draft TSCA Risk Assessments for Methylene Chloride or Dichloromethane (DCM) and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP)

09/30/13
EPA Takes Steps to Allow Restriction of Imports of Harmful Category of Chemicals used in Carpets

09/25/13
Antimony Trioxide TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Public Meetings and Opportunity to Comment

09/24/13
EPA Evaluates Flame Retardants Including a Safer Substitute for HBCD

09/05/13
Webinar on EPA’s New Web Tool - ChemView

08/27/13
EPA Finalizes Rule for Electronic Reporting of TRI Data

08/21/13
Extension of Public Comment Period on Two Proposed Regulations on Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products

08/08/13
EPA Unveils Effluent Guidelines Program Plan and Review Report

08/08/13
Final Significant New Use Rules on 53 Chemical Substances

08/07/13
EPA Grants A Limited Reconsideration of Some Boiler MACT and Boiler GACT Requirements

07/31/13
EPA Proposes National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Electronic Reporting Rule

07/31/13
EPA Strengthens Chemical Assessment Process to Protect Public Health

07/24/13
EPA Expands List of Safer Chemical Ingredients

07/24/13
EPA Finalizes Solvent-Contaminated Industrial Wipes Rule

07/12/13
Chemical Substances and Mixtures Used in Oil and Gas Exploration or Production; TSCA Section 21 Petition; Reasons for Agency Response

07/05/13
EPA Releases Spring 2013 Regulatory Agenda

06/26/13
2014 Climate Leadership Awards Application Period Now Open

06/20/13
EPA Proposes to Subject New Category to TRI Reporting Requirements

06/20/13
EPA Finalizes NESHAP for Heat Exchange Systems at Petroleum Refineries

06/19/13
EPA Issues Fact Sheet on Isotopes

05/09/13
EPA Publishes Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) on 15 Substances

05/09/13
EPA Publishes Documents Related to Environmental Justice and the Permitting Process

05/09/13
EPA Issues “Technical Guidance for Assessing Environmental Justice in Regulatory Analysis”

05/02/13
Significant New Use Rule on Ethoxylated, Propoxylated Diamine Diaryl Substituted Phenylmethane Ester With Alkenylsuccinate, Dialkylethanolamine Salt

04/22/13
Proposed Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) on Eight Chemical Substances

04/12/13
EPA Unveils Draft FY 2014 National Program Manager Guidance

04/10/13
Lautenberg Reintroduces "Safe Chemicals Act” to Protect Americans from Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products

03/27/13
EPA Announces Chemicals for Risk Assessment in 2013, Focus on Widely Used Flame Retardants

03/18/13
EPA Announces University Challenge to Find Innovative Uses for Toxics Data

03/13/13
Design for the Environment (DfE) Label Redesign

03/04/13
President Nominates Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

02/22/13
EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations

02/22/13
EPA Increases Access to Chemical Information

02/22/13
Proposed Significant New Use Rules on 37 Certain Chemical Substances

02/11/13
EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Information on Use of Chemicals in the U.S.

02/01/13
EPA Modifies Significant New Uses of Ethaneperoxoic Acid, 1,1-Dimethylpropyl Ester

01/23/13
EPA Proposes Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) for Four Chemical Substances

01/23/13
EPA Solicits Public Comment for the National Enforcement Initiatives

01/16/13
EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline

01/08/13
EPA Finalizes Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

01/08/13
EPA Proposes Significant New Use Rule on Ethoxylated, Propoxylated Diamine Diaryl Substituted Phenylmethane Ester With Alkenylsuccinate, Dialkylethanolamine Salt

01/04/13
EPA Releases First Set of Draft Risk Assessments Under Existing Chemicals Work Plan Effort

12/17/12
EPA Withdraws Immediate Final Rule on Cadmium or Cadmium Compounds in Consumer Products

12/12/12
New Analog Identification Methodology (AIM) software is now available from EPA

12/07/12
EPA Office of Inspector General Recommends Sunset Dates on Confidential Business Information (CBI)

12/07/12
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Notification of Substantial Risk of Injury to Health and the Environment Under TSCA Section 8(e) (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 0794.13

11/20/12
EPA Issues Direct Final Rule on Cadmium or Cadmium Compounds in Consumer Products

11/16/12
EPA to Host Webinar on Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Electronic Tool

11/05/12
EPA Publishes Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

10/05/12
Significant New Use Rules on 78 Chemical Substances

10/03/12
Congressional Budget Office Provides Costs of S. 847, Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

09/21/12
Significant New Use Rules Published on 107 Chemical Substances

09/19/12
EPA Generates Design for the Environment List of Safer Chemical Ingredients

09/15/12
Reconsidered Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources Rule Sent to Office of Management and Budget

09/12/12
Microorganisms; General Exemptions From Reporting Requirements; Revisions to Recipient Organisms Eligible for Tier I and Tier II Exemptions

08/22/12
EPA Stops the Importation of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins as Part of Settlement with INEOS

08/21/12
Availability of Risk Assessment Plans for 2012 Work Plan Chemicals

08/16/12
EPA Issues Significant New Use Rules on 25 Chemical Substances

08/16/12
EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Product Labeling Team Announces Plans to List Chemicals

07/31/12
DfE Releases Draft Report “Bisphenol A (BPA) Alternatives in Thermal Paper” for Public Comment

07/30/12
EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical

07/24/12
EPA Finalizes Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

07/16/12
Significant New Use Rule for Phenol, 2,4- dimethyl-6-(1-methylpentadecyl)-

06/13/12
EPA proposes SNUR on genetically-modified microorganism

06/12/12
EPA Extends TSCA Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Submission Period

06/06/12
EPA Releases Progress Report for its Review of Regulations

06/01/12
EPA Identifies Work Plan Chemicals for 2013 and 2014

05/25/12
EPA Announces Public Meeting to Negotiate an Enforceable Consent Agreement (ECA) for Two Siloxanes

05/22/12
Extension of Public Comment Period on PBDE Test Rule and SNUR

05/18/12
Revocation and Reproposal of Testing Requirements for C.I. Pigment Blue 61

05/01/12
EPA to Promulgate 119 Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

04/27/12
TSCA Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) Published on 23 Chemicals

04/20/12
Webinar on TSCA section 8(e) e-reporting tool

04/16/12
EPA Proposes Rule to Require Electronic Reporting for Chemical Information

04/10/12
Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

04/10/12
EPA Proposes Significant New Use Rule and Test Rule on Certain Polybrominated Diphenylethers

03/26/12
EPA Proposes Uniform Standards for the Chemical Manufacturing and Refining Industries

03/20/12
Rules Proposed to Limit New Uses of Potentially Harmful Chemicals

03/09/12
EPA Releases Draft FY 2013 National Program Manager Guidance

03/08/12
EPA Publishes Proposed Rule for Step 3 of The Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule

03/05/12
EPA Proposes New Rule on Electronic Reporting of Toxics Release Inventory Data

03/01/12
EPA Announces TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

02/16/12
EPA Issues Final Rule to Modify Significant New Uses of Tris Carbamoyl Triazine

02/07/12
EPA to Host Webinar on ePMN Software

01/31/12
EPA Rejects House Republican Request to Extend CDR Submission Period

01/31/12
EPA Hosting CDR Webinar

01/25/12
EPA Releases New Tool with Information about Water Pollution Across the U.S.

01/11/12
2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities Now Available

01/05/12
Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule’s Electronic Reporting Tool Now Accessible

12/28/11
EPA Proposes Significant New Use Rules For Pigments Used in Polymers, Coatings

12/12/11
2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR): Notice regarding CDX Registration and Training

12/02/11
EPA Unveils Revised Standards for Boilers and Incinerators

12/02/11
EPA Proposes New Chemical Sector Rule

11/30/11
EPA Releases Formerly Confidential Chemical Information

11/23/11
EPA Responds to Section 21 Petition on Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Chemicals

11/23/11
EPA Taps New Acting Assistant Administrator for Chemicals Office

11/18/11
ChemAlliance To Host Two More Webinars in Its Ongoing Regulatory Webinar Series

11/09/11
Nominations Sought for 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

10/27/11
EPA Issues Proposed and Final HPV Test Rules; EPA Seeks Innovative Use of SNURs

10/27/11
Steve Owens Announces His Departure from EPA

10/13/11
SOCMA Unveils New SPCC Template

10/12/11
EPA Finalizes 36 Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

09/30/11
EPA Launches New Mapping Tool to Improve Public Access to Enforcement Information

09/30/11
EPA Seeks To Boost Enforcement On Chemical Violations Under TSCA

09/21/11
EPA Sets First-Time Inhalation Risk Limits For Widespread Toxin Dioxane

09/20/11
EPA Launches Green Products Web Portal for Pollution Prevention Week

09/14/11
EPA Releases Plan EJ 2014 to Advance Environmental Justice

09/13/11
EPA hosts Public Meeting on the Definition of Solid Waste Rule

09/09/11
Senators seek end to OIRA's review of EPA's chemicals of concern list

08/24/11
Obama Administration Releases Final Regulatory Review Plans; EPA Designates 35 Regulations for Review in Initial Review Period

08/23/11
EPA Extends Comment Period for Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule; Two Public Meetings Scheduled

08/15/11
EPA Issues Stop Sale Order to DuPont on Sale and Distribution of Imprelis Herbicide

08/04/11
EPA Awards Contracts to U.S. Companies to Screen Chemicals for Human Health Impacts

08/03/11
Environmentalists to Seek EPA Rules on ‘Fracking’ Chemicals

08/02/11
EPA Publishes Rule to Improve Reporting of Chemical Information

07/26/11
EPA Considering New Toxicity Testing and Environmental Sampling for BPA

07/22/11
EPA Proposes New Definition of Solid Waste Rule

07/11/11
EPA Proposes to Review New Uses of 14 Chemicals Classified as Glymes / Action taken to better evaluate possible adverse health impacts

07/08/11
Federal Agencies Issue Much-Awaited Update to Regulatory Agendas

07/08/11
OMB Clears Chemical Reporting Rule

06/24/11
EPA Announces Timeline for Reconsideration of Air Toxics Standards for Boilers and Certain Incinerators

06/16/11
EPA Establishes Electronic Reporting for Section 5 Significant New Use Notices (SNUNs)

06/15/11
EPA Improves Access to Information on Hundreds of Chemicals

06/08/11
EPA Removes Confidentiality Claims for More Than 150 Chemicals

05/31/11
EPA Establishes National Tribal Toxics Committee to Address Risks from Toxic Chemicals

05/19/11
EPA to Suspend IUR Submission Period

05/18/11
EPA Issues Stay of Boiler MACT rule

04/01/11
EPA Issues Revised Permitting Guidance for Greenhouse Gases

03/25/11
EPA Sends New Definition of Solid Waste Proposed Rule to OMB

03/18/11
EPA Releases Environmental Justice Plans and Seeks Comments

03/17/11
EPA Issues Extension to Greenhouse Gas Reporting Deadline

03/11/11
EPA Schedules a Variety of Webinars and Meetings on Its Forthcoming plan to review its Regulations

03/04/11
EPA Solicits Comments on Environmental Justice Interim Guidance Document

03/01/11
The EPA’s Chemical Safety for Sustainability Research Program

01/21/11
EPA Amends New Source Performance Standards for Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units

01/20/11
Judge Rejects EPA’s Longer Boiler Rule Extension Request; Final Boiler Rules now Mandated by February 21

01/14/11
EPA To Meet with Chemical Manufacturing and Other Industries Regarding Possibility of Sector-wide regulations for all their Pollutant Emissions

01/12/11
Court Order Leaves Definition of Solid Waste Settlement Agreement In Effect

01/06/11
EPA Requires Testing of 19 Widely Used Chemicals

12/30/10
EPA Finalizes More Greenhouse Gas Permitting Actions; Tailoring Rule Set to Take Effect for Large Emitters on January 2

12/29/10
Industry and Environmentalists Weigh In on EPA’s Request for an Extension of Deadline for Final Boiler Rules

12/22/10
EPA Finalizes (and proposes additional) changes to Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

12/15/10
EPA Proposes Changes to Leak Repair Requirements

12/14/10
EPA Issues Final and Proposed Stays for Title V Provision in Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources Rule

12/14/10
EPA Launches Website to Increase Transparency of Regulatory Activity

12/10/10
EPA Delays Release of Revised Ozone NAAQS; Plans to Issue Final Rule By July

12/07/10
EPA Requests Extension – and Time to re-propose – Boiler Rules

12/02/10
EPA Calls for Nominations for 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

12/01/10
EPA Expands List of Chemicals Subject to TRI Reporting

11/11/10
Department of Commerce Challenges EPA’s Estimates of Economic Impact of Boiler MACT Rule

10/08/10
EPA Extends by One Year the Compliance Date on Spill Prevention Rule for Certain Facilities

09/20/10
EPA to Finalize Rule on Enforceable Consent Agreements (ECAs)

09/20/10
EPA Seeking Comment on Advancing Sustainable Products

09/20/10
EPA to Finalize Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) on 25 Substances

09/14/10
EPA and Sierra Club Reach Agreement on Definition of Solid Waste Rule; New proposed rule expected by June 2011

08/11/10
EPA Proposes Improvements to Chemical Reporting

08/05/10
EPA Guidance Details How States Should Prioritize Area Source Air Toxic Rules for Compliance

08/04/10
EPA Rejects Claims of Flawed Climate Science

07/20/10
EPA’s Inspector General Criticizes Agency’s Handling of its Integrated Urban Air Toxics Strategy

07/20/10
EPA Continues to Explore Ways of Better Incorporating Environmental Justice Considerations Into Its Rulemaking

07/20/10
SPCC Compliance Deadline Expected to be extended in August

07/07/10
EPA Lead Rule on Recordkeeping Provisions in the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Goes Final

06/23/10
EPA Announces Winners of 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

06/23/10
EPA Assistant Administrator Encourages Major Trades to Review CBI Claims

06/07/10
EPA Publishes Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule in Federal Register

06/07/10
EPA’s new Boiler Rules Published in Federal Register; Three Public Hearings Scheduled

04/29/10
EPA Opens Access to Chemical Information

04/08/10
Reassessment of PCB Use Authorizations: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

04/05/10
EPA Proposes to Revoke New Source Review Final Rule

03/30/10
EPA Proposes Rule to Address MACT “Hammer;” Comments Due April 29

03/19/10
EPA Finalizing First Action Plans, Announces Second Group of Targeted Chemicals

03/12/10
New Opportunity for Public Participation in EPA’s Rulemaking Process

03/02/10
Name Change in Store for EPA Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPPTS)

03/01/10
EPA Solicits Stakeholder Feedback on Draft Environmental Justice Methodology for Definition of Solid Waste Rule

02/25/10
EPA Publishes Proposed Test Rule on Third Grouping of Chemicals

02/24/10
EPA Publishes Final Clarification for Chemical Identification Describing Activated Phosphors for TSCA Inventory Purposes

02/22/10
EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition

02/22/10
EPA Office of Inspector General Critiques TSCA Implementation – Report Published

01/29/10
EPA Amends Polymer Exemption Rule – Perfluorochemicals Targeted

01/22/10
EPA Announces Efforts to Make More Chemical Identities Public

01/21/10
EPA Preparing Draft Plan to Assess the Potential Environmental Justice Impacts of the Definition of Solid Waste Rule

12/15/09
EPA Finalizes Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases

11/19/09
EPA Accepting Presidential Green Chemistry Award Nominations

10/27/09
EPA Publishes ANPR on Emissions Factors

10/22/09
EPA Finalizes Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources Rule

05/07/09
SOCMA Acquires Chemalliance.org from EPA

05/06/09
EPA to Review Three New Source Review Rules

05/06/09
EPA Announces Next Steps on Two Hazardous Waste Rules

04/06/09
New Fugitive Added to EPA Fugitives Web Site

03/30/09
EPA Reaches Agreement with Arkema on Clean-Air Violations

03/10/09
EPA settles with Specialty Chemical Manufacturer on RCRA Haz Waste Violations

12/10/08
Record Pollutant Reductions From EPA's Environmental Enforcement in 2008: Nearly 3.9 Billion Pounds of Pollution Prevented

10/15/08
EPA Posts Hazard-Based Prioritization for the Branched Alklyl Amines Cluster

06/17/08
New EPA Guide to Help Businesses Confront Climate Change

02/22/08
Sustainable Futures Workshops Announced -- Learn to use EPA's Models for Chemical Screening





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