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EU Enacts Additional Phthalate Restrictions

The European Union has finalized an expansion of phthalate restrictions under REACH, with most new restrictions to be phased in effective July 7, 2020. Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) will be restricted in the plasticized material in all articles, unless an exemption...

EPA Overhauls Rules for Pharmaceutical Wastes That Qualify as RCRA Hazardous Wastes
A Burger By Any Other Name
2018 Farm Bill Legalizes Industrial Hemp
Nipped in the Bud: Massachusetts Regulators Send Strong Message to Cannabis Industry About Using Unapproved Pesticides On Cannabis Plants
N.Y. Drinking Water Panel Recommends Stringent Limits for Three Emerging Contaminants
Fifth Circuit Upholds OSHA’s Multi-Employer Citation Policy
OSHA Proposes Amendments to its 2017 Beryllium Standard
MA Superior Court Reverses Historic District Commission Decision Denying Approval of Solar Panels on Historic Church
EPA and Army Corps Again Propose to Redefine Waters Regulated Under the Clean Water Act
Obama Era RMP Rule Amendments Effective December 3, 2018, For Now…
Justices Request the Government’s Views on CWA Discharge Cases
EPA Issues Interim Final Rule on Collection of Recalled Airbags under the RCRA Hazardous Waste Regulations, Potentially Providing a Framework for Management of Other Recalled Products
Energy Trends: Is EPA Entering Its “Development Phase” for Important Oil and Gas Rules?
Unanimous Supreme Court Vacates Fifth Circuit Affirmance of ESA Critical Habitat Listing
OSHA Issues Important Guidance for Employer Safety Incentive/Drug-Testing Programs and Forecasts Key Enforcement Targeting Initiative
Will EPA ‘ACE’ Its Attempt to Replace the Clean Power Plan? A Deeper Dive into EPA’s Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule
Litigation Turns Up the Heat on Agencies to Protect Salmon in the Pacific Northwest
Eleventh Circuit Rejects OSHA Effort to Expand Inspection Based on Injury Records
California Enacts Broad Prohibitions on Flame Retardant Use
Ten Things PMN Submitters Need to Know
China Enacts Landmark Legislation Addressing Soil Contamination
California Adopts Statewide Producer-Funded Pharmaceutical Household Drug and Sharps Take-Back Program
Best Tips for Mediating Complex Business and Government Disputes
EPA Proposes Rescinding Certain HFC Rules for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Appliances
“WOTUS”: A Tale of Two Rules While Litigation and Rulemaking Continue