California’s biofouling regulations require ocean-going vessels entering the ports of California to have minimum biofouling on the underwater portion of their hulls and niche areas.
While the new ozone standard was set on Oct, 1, 2015, there remain a host of issues that could undermine compliance efforts by states and localities.
EPA’s scoping documents will shape evaluations of the first 10 chemicals for initial risk evaluation under TSCA: asbestos; pigment violet 29; 1,4-dioxane; cyclic aliphatic bromides cluster; carbon tetrachloride; 1-bromopropane; methylene chloride; n-methylpyrrolidone; trichloroethylene; and tetrachloroethylene.
During the 2014-2015 rulemaking process, ACA opposed EPA and the Army’s efforts to dramatically expand the scope of federal authority over water and land uses across the United States. Because of the expanded WOTUS definition, the federal government was given jurisdiction over some of the smallest waterways in the country.
With reported revenue of over $60 million, Fitz Chem is focused on the coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomer (CASE) markets, as well as the plastics and personal care markets. NAGASE Group is a supplier to these markets in Japan, with a portfolio of distributed products and proprietary products it manufactures.
PPG experts will train technicians from Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay on all of PPG’s automotive refinish product lines and color modules, as well as application techniques, the company stated.
The new laboratory space will feature contemporary robotic spray applicators that can simulate line application conditions inside customer manufacturing plants.
The company is investing a mid-double-digit million euro sum in the plant, which will have annual production capacity of several thousand metric tons, the company stated.
Sika stated that the acquired production site will not only improve Sika’s ability to serve customers in the Turkish market but will also function as a distribution and production hub for the Middle East and Africa, reinforcing the supply chain in this region.