The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies on April 3 passed by voice vote a bill that would reauthorize the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program for an additional three years.
ACA Submits Comments in Response to Executive Order 13650: Improving Chemical Facility Safety and SecurityMonday, April 14, 2014
On March 31, ACA submitted comments in response to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health administration’s (OSHA) Request for Information (RFI) issued under section 6(e) of Executive Order 13650, Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security (EO)
On April 3, the Colorado House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee voted to pass PaintCare® legislation.
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Approves Chemical Safety and Drinking Water Protection ActMonday, April 14, 2014
On April 3, ACA attended the mark-up of the Chemical Safety and Drinking Water Protection Act, or S. 1961.
After nearly a year-long process, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) published its final Category Sustainability Profile and Key Performance Indicators for Paint on March 20.
California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is preparing to begin a significant rulemaking in June 2014 to amend its Rule 1113 architectural coatings volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations.
ACA will host two one-and-a-half day seminars for its members to guide them through the association's recently released Advance Supplement to the 6th Edition of the Labeling Guide and help them revise their labels.
On March 26, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published the 2014 through 2016 REACH Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP).
ACA Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Petition for Cert in CTS Corporation v. Peter Waldburger, et al.Tuesday, April 01, 2014
On March 3, ACA filed an amicus brief supporting U.S. Supreme Court petitioner CTS Corporation, in a case arguing that the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals erroneously interpreted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, commonly known as “Superfund”) Section 309 to eviscerate federal preemption language and the effect of state statutes of repose for products’ manufacturers.
Earlier this month, ACA along with several other organizations, sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives, stating strong support of H.R. 2641, the “Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2013."