Monthly Archives: October 2020

HCPA IAC: Upcoming DOT and OSHA Public Meetings Ahead of UN Sub-Committee of Expert Meetings

Courtesy of HCPA To:        HCPA International Affairs Council   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a public meeting to solicit input from stakeholders in advance of the 39th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS).  OSHA will conduct their

By |2020-10-26T20:01:00+00:00October 26th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on HCPA IAC: Upcoming DOT and OSHA Public Meetings Ahead of UN Sub-Committee of Expert Meetings

25 terms you should know to understand the climate change conversation

For the fourth year in a row, global leaders surveyed for the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report cited the impact and likelihood of environmental threats as the greatest perils facing the globe in the next decade. Amidst almost-daily news of how climate change is exacerbating natural disasters or creating cultural shifts, Stacker compiled 25

By |2020-10-26T17:23:07+00:00October 26th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on 25 terms you should know to understand the climate change conversation

Working on a Project That Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases? Mark Your Calendar

California Air Resources Board is about to launch a series of webinars tailored to potential applicants for cap-and-trade funding. California’s cap-and-trade system, which was created as a “market-based” mechanism to incentivize industries to reach and exceed a cap on emissions, brings in money, and the state reinvests the funds into a broad range of programs

By |2020-10-23T16:03:34+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Working on a Project That Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases? Mark Your Calendar

Trump Nemesis Mary Nichols on Short List to Run Biden EPA

(Bloomberg) -- If Joe Biden wins the presidency, his EPA chief could be a clean air champion from California who has fought President Donald Trump on automobile pollution or an environmental justice activist from Mississippi. Biden’s campaign has heard recommendations for both California air regulator Mary Nichols and Mississippi’s Heather McTeer Toney to lead the

By |2020-10-22T20:33:29+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Trump Nemesis Mary Nichols on Short List to Run Biden EPA

Oregon wants companies to help pay for a new recycling system

Oregon’s recycling system is suffering from a long list of ailments. Confusing labels and mismatched rules across the state are leading Oregonians to put too much trash in their recycling bins. Recycling companies are struggling to sort the trash from the recyclables and find buyers for the contaminated material they receive, so a lot of

By |2020-10-21T18:05:39+00:00October 21st, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Oregon wants companies to help pay for a new recycling system

Increasing Recycling: Adding Aerosol Cans to the Universal Waste Regulations

Rule Summary Aerosol cans are widely used for dispensing a broad range of products including paints, solvents, pesticides, food and personal care products, and many others. The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) estimates that 3.75 billion aerosol cans were filled in the United States in 2016 for use by commercial and industrial facilities as

By |2020-10-21T16:51:09+00:00October 21st, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Increasing Recycling: Adding Aerosol Cans to the Universal Waste Regulations