Texas Supreme Court Decision in Bostic v. Georgia Pacific Corporation Holds with ACA’s Amicus ArgumentsTuesday, July 22, 2014
On July 11, the Texas Supreme Court issued its decision in Bostic v. Georgia Pacific Corporation, rejecting arguments by the plaintiffs' counsel that "any exposure" to asbestos is sufficient to cause mesothelioma – a decision that concurs with ACA’s arguments in an amicus brief submitted to the court in the case on Aug. 22, 2013.
Several Northeastern states in the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) and local California Air Districts have recently proposed amendments, or will likely propose amendments next year, to their regulations governing volatile organic compound (VOC) limits in architectural and industrial maintenance (AIM) coatings.
On June 30, ACA submitted comments to California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on the agency’s pre-regulatory proposed Priority Products listings under the California Safer Consumer Products Regulations.
ACA members are eligible to receive special pricing on the Powder Coating Institute’s (PCI) World of Powder Coating Study.
On June 24, ACA testified before the New Jersey Assembly Environment and Sold Waste Committee on Assembly Bill 1603, “The Architectural Paint Stewardship Act."
ACA Submits Amicus Brief in Texas Supreme Court Case, Occidental Chemical Corporation v. Jason JenkinsTuesday, July 08, 2014
On July 7, ACA filed an amicus brief in the Texas Supreme Court in a case in which the Houston Court of Appeals imposed forever liability on a previous owner of real property for improvements designed by licensed engineers and constructed by the plant owner, notwithstanding two statutes of repose that require that any claims be brought within 10 years following design or construction.
On June 30, ACA submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics on the agency’s Framework for Identifying Lead-Based Paint Hazards from Renovation, Repair and Painting Activities in Public and Commercial Building.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has formally adopted the ballast tank treatment system compatibility test method created by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) in conjunction with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE).