The bill would permit the sharing of Internet traffic information between the U.S. government and technology and manufacturing companies.
The rule requires companies to disclose whether raw materials in their supply chain are “conflict free,” and the three-judge panel of the court found that to be a violation of the First Amendment's guarantee against government-compelled speech. The SEC has 90 days to appeal to the Supreme Court, or may petition for rehearing before the entire set of judges in the D.C. Circuit.
ACA continues to support this legislation, which would bring common sense reforms to the regulatory process.
OSHA Addresses Process Safety Management (PSM) as Part of Efforts to Enhance Chemical Facility SafetyTuesday, August 18, 2015
A number of ACA members are impacted by the PSM Standard (29 CFR 1910.119), which contains requirements for the management of hazards associated with processes using highly hazardous chemicals.
ACA and NMA Submit Comments Recommending EPA Make Significant Improvements to Proposed Information Collection Rule on Nanoscale MaterialsTuesday, August 18, 2015
NMA is an alliance of private companies and trade associations, including ACA, established to advocate for a responsible business and regulatory climate for products in which nanomaterials are used or are essential. ACA joined NMA in 2015 and worked with the coalition to provide substantive comments, criticisms, and recommendations to EPA about this proposed rule
The Maine PaintCare program is the eighth of its kind in the United States, with programs already in place in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Minnesota, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont; and operations are slated to launch in the District of Columbia in early 2016.
The International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) will co-sponsor the 2nd ANZPAC Workshop on Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping, Sept. 16-17 in Melbourne, Australia.
The letter, organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) was signed by some 260 associations and chambers of commerce.
More security compliance inspections will occur at facilities beginning this fall, according to Kelly Murray, section chief of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division.
OSHA Releases Proposed Rule to “Clarify” Citation Period for Violations of Injury and Illness Reporting RequirementsTuesday, August 04, 2015
OSHA is attempting to clarify its longstanding position that it is an employer’s duty to record an injury or illness for the full duration of the record-retention-and-access period (for 5 years after the end of the calendar year in which the injury or illness became recordable).