Tag: CA

Environmental Cleanups—A Changing Landscape

Environmental Cleanups—A Changing Landscape In the United States, according to the EPA, 51 percent of the population live within three miles of one of the 156 million sites involved in cleanup under control of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER). Of these, 30% (or 91 million) are brownfields, 35% (or 106 million) […]

CA’s Safe Chem Proposal Rattles Industry

Authorized by California’s 2008 Green Chemistry statute (Assembly Bill 1879), a final SCPR as it was proposed would constitute the most far-reaching regulation yet of chemicals of concern (COC) by requiring that manufacturers conduct complex analyses of these substances. Such analyses would be intended to reduce the concentration of the COC in a product and/or […]