Yesterday the Senate passed H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. This act reforms the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Eric R. Byer, President of the National Association of Chemical Distributors, released a statement of thanks and support.
Earlier today the US Senate passed H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. The bill is now headed to the desk of President Barack Obama for his signature. The American Chemistry Council (ACC) celebrates this overhaul of the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Click to read more on the history of the TSCA reform.
H.R. 2576 would reform the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week. This bill now moves to the Senate for approval. NACD President, Eric R. Byer, released a statement of support and encouragement for this important work.
Last week members of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) ascended on Capitol Hill for the 2016 Washington Fly-In. More than 90 NACD members met with numerous congressional offices and other officials. What did they discuss and why is it important to engage in conversation with our elected officials?
Last week, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) released its Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) for February 2016. This index measures the production volume of the business of chemistry for thirty-three key nations, regions, and sub-regions. Read their summary and review the 3-month moving averages.
Yesterday, Nexeo Solutions announced that they have entered into a merger agreement with WL Ross Holding Corp. When this merger is complete, Nexeo Solutions will become publicly traded on NASDAQ.
The Michigan Chemistry Council announced on their website yesterday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS) assessing the potential environmental effects of the Rover natural gas pipeline.
Earlier this week the American Chemical Council (ACC) launched a new website which provides building and construction professionals information about the role of chemistry in developing innovative, sustainable building materials. The website includes an interactive graphic of a residential building. This graphic highlights how chemical ingredients are used throughout the building.
The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) joins with other global industry associations to form the International Chemical Trade Association (ICTA). ICTA will coordinate international efforts and activities that take place on a global scale. ICTA replaces the International Council of Chemical Trade Associations.
This week the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) Government Advocacy and Regulatory Affairs Committee sat down with policymakers and regulators in Washington to discuss some of the opportunities and challenges impacting chemical distributors.