The RMP rule is designed to prevent accidental releases at facilities manufacturing specific chemicals.
July 22, 2021
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) has called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to uphold revisions made in 2019 to the Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rulemaking, which has the support of specialty and batch chemical manufacturers.
NAHB CEO Jerry Howard testified during a hearing of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight on the topic of expanding housing access to all Americans.
July 21, 2021
Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), recently testified before Congress and called on lawmakers to enact key policy proposals that will help home builders expand the housing supply, reduce the housing deficit, and improve housing affordability for all Americans.
A letter organized by IPC members argues that despite the outsized importance of electronics in the modern economy, the U.S. has for decades failed to sufficiently value the importance of electronics manufacturing.
June 10, 2021
More than 50 CEOs recently urged Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to take concrete steps to address challenges confronting the entire U.S. electronics supply chain.
Areas of collaboration will involve pertinent topics such as the European Green Deal and other regulatory affairs.
April 26, 2021
FEICA (the European voice of the adhesive and sealant industry) and Afera (The European Adhesive Tape Association) recently announced that they intend to work more closely for the benefit of the entire industry.
Emerald Kalama Chemical reports that FIFRA registration makes its Kalaguard SB sodium benzoate available for use in North America for in-container control of bacteria, yeasts, and molds in industrial and household products.
November 2, 2020
Emerald Kalama Chemical recently announced that it has completed registration for Kalaguard SB sodium benzoate as a new active ingredient under the Fungicide Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
The testimony focused on encouraging ITC to adopt the Rules of Origin from the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in future free trade agreements.
October 20, 2020
Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) recently testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on the “Economic Impact of Trade Agreements Implemented Under Trade Authorities Procedures, 2021 Report.”
The signatories are requesting urgent resolution of implementation issues in a database designed to support the circular economy as expressed in the European Green Deal.
September 29, 2020
A coalition of 40 industry organizations, including Afera (The European Association for the Self Adhesive Tape Industry), recently wrote a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen calling for decisive action to solve implementation issues within the EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD), specifically the Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database.