ACA joined 75 organizations representing every sector of the U.S. manufacturing economy in urging swift passage of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015.
DHS Issues Guidance for CFATS-Regulated Facilities to Receive Expedited Approval for Site Security PlansTuesday, May 26, 2015
On May 13, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued DHS Guidance for the Expedited Approval Program, providing a process for Tier 3 and Tier 4 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)-regulated facilities to receive expedited approval of their Site Security Plans (SSP
The legislation seeks to update the 39-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and is a product of months of bipartisan negotiations.
“Effects of biofouling development on drag forces of hull coatings for ocean-going ships” by A. Lindholdt, K. Dam-Johansen, S.M. Olsen, D.M. Yebra, and S. Kiil, presents an overview of experimental studies performed to quantify the drag of hull coatings.
ACA Submits Comments to EPA in Response to Proposed Significant New Use Rule for Consumer Uses of TDIsMonday, May 11, 2015
On April 30, ACA submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the agency’s proposed significant new use rule (SNUR) for 2,4-toluene diisocyanate, 2,6-toluene diisocyanate, toluene diisocyanate unspecified isomers (TDI), and related compounds.
This International Affairs Update focuses on the IPPIC Global Marine Coatings Forum, Canada’s proposal to amend its VOC List, GHS, and Hazardous Products Regulation implementation in Canada, and international transport regulatory activity.
ACA signed onto a multi-industry letter of support for the bill signed by a coalition of more than 300 groups, sent to members of the Senate committee.
California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), several additional California air districts, and several Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) member states are amending their architectural and industrial maintenance (AIM) coatings volatile organic compound (VOC) rules over the course of the next year.
On April 10, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, (IL-6th District) visited the True Value Manufacturing plant in Cary, Ill., located in his district.