Environmental Protection


NACD Details Concerns at Annual D.C. Fly-in

Issues concerning chemical distributors include the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, EPA's ChAMP, and railroad obligations.

Chrysotile Asbestos Is Carcinogenic, Groups Say

EIA, ADAO say that all forms of asbestos are responsible for related lung, laryngeal, and ovarian cancers, and mesotherlioma.

NRDC Wants Chemicals Removed from Pet Products

The group filed a lawsuit in California against retailers and manufacturers for products containing propoxur without proper labeling.

Invista Self-reports Violations at Former DuPont Facilities

The company will pay a $1.7 million penalty and spend millions to correct violations in seven states that were found after Invista took ownership of the DuPont facilities.

Deleon Added to Fugitives Web Site

Albania Deleon, an asbestos removal training company president, did not appear for her sentencing hearing and was placed on the EPA's wanted list.

New Calif. Rule to Require Tire Pressure Checks

The California Air Resources Board next year will require auto maintenance shops to check the tire pressure of the vehicles they service.

Real Estate Firms Fail to Follow Lead Paint Disclosure Rule

A real estate company and property owners will pay a penalty and more than $2 million in lead paint abatement work in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

New Strategy to Evaluate Chemical Toxicity

EPA's new chemical toxicity strategy will incorporate methods that use advances in molecular biology, genomics, and computational sciences.

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