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EPA solicits comments on candidates for CSAC review subcommittee on 1-bromopropane

04/19/16 - EPA has posted the names and professional affiliations of the scientists who are currently under consideration for membership on the subcommittee of the Chemical Safety Advisory Committee (CSAC) that will review the draft risk assessment for TSCA work plan chemical...

Chemical Data Reporting: EPA amends list of chemicals partially exempt from reporting

03/25/16 - Under the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule, EPA maintains a list of partially exempt chemicals for which the CDR processing and use information is of low current interest. The list is found at 40 CFR 711.6(b)(2)(iv).

EPA Releases Draft Risk Assessment for 1-Bromopropane

03/03/16 - EPA is releasing for public comment and peer review a draft TSCA Work Plan Chemical Risk Assessment for 1-Bromopropane (1-BP), a chemical used primarily in spray adhesives, dry...

EPA Challenges Academic Community to Innovate with Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

02/23/16 - The TRI Program is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2016 TRI University Challenge is now open!

Toxics Release Inventory Program Moves to Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

02/10/16 - This week the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program has joined the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Previously, the TRI Program was housed in EPA’s Office of Environmental Information...

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

02/01/16 - On Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern, EPA will hold a webinar to familiarize industry with the 2016 reporting requirements of the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule...

EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report

01/21/16 - WASHINGTON - Washington--In 2014, 84% of the 25 billion pounds of toxic chemical waste managed at the nation's industrial facilities was not released into the environment due to the use of preferred waste management practices like recycling,...

Upcoming SAB public teleconference for EPA’s Hydraulic Fracturing Drinking Water Study

01/12/16 - On Monday, February 1, 2016 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm EST, EPA’s Science Advisory Board’s Hydraulic Fracturing Research Advisory Panel will hold a public teleconference to review and discuss...

Correction: Green Chemistry Award Nominations and the 20th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference

12/18/15 - In our prior notification, we included erroneous information regarding the 20th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. The Conference is scheduled from June 14-16, 2016, in Portland, OR. The entire notification is reproduced below for your convenience. We apologize for the mistake.

Recommendations for Specifications, Environmental Performance Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Procurement

11/23/15 - In March, the President issued Executive Order 13693 directing EPA to provide federal purchasers with recommendations of specifications, standards and ecolabels to use in identifying and procuring environmentally preferable products and services. EPA has...
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