Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class consisting of thousands of chemicals that have been used in a variety of products, most notably fire suppression systems.
The CFATS Personnel Surety Program implementation at all high-risk chemical facilities is being rolled out in a phased manner in order for DHS to assist facilities submitting information.
In April, USBGC released the updated LEED v4.1, builds on new methodologies for measuring building performance. This includes changes to the Material and Resources (MR) categories and the Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ) categories.
Completion of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of certain customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals, and approval from Synthomer’s and OMNOVA’s shareholders.
The transaction includes SI Group’s industrial resins products and associated manufacturing sites in Rio Claro, Brazil; Ranjangaon, India; and Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa, along with licensed technology and multiple tolling agreements globally.
The plant will double the current production capacity for isononanoic acid and increase Oxea’s total production capacity for carboxylic acids by more than 30%, the company reported.
ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Acquire Valence Surface Technologies
ATL Partners (ATL) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) have acquired Valence Surface Technologies LLC (Company). Existing management has also invested in Valence.
The company reported that the Changzhou site plays a strategic role in supporting business development in China and will further AkzoNobel’s localization strategy to create more value for both the company and its customers with efficient and customized solutions.
PaintCare has had resounding success in the nine jurisdictions in which program operations have been implemented. To date, the program has collected some 35 million gallons of paint.
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) is an important program aimed at preventing chemicals from being stolen, diverted, sabotaged, or deliberately released by terrorist or other bad actors. DHS CFATS regulations were issued as a final rule in November 2007; however, DHS implements the CFATS program under a variety of short-term authorizations by Congress.