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US EPA's Science Advirsory Board Forms Hydraulic Fracturing Research Panel

March 25, 2013

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through the independent Science Advisory Board (SAB), has announced the to review the 2014 draft of results for the Agency's national study on the potential environmental and health effects regarding hydraulic fracturing on drinking water.

French Health Agency Study Explores Health Risks for Bisphenol A

April 9, 2013

In April of 2013, a study performed by ANSES (the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety) was published to determine the , along with three other reports focusing on alternatives to the substance, the potential hazards of other compounds within the bisphenol class and a report on any ambiguities regarding endocrine disruptors.

California Proposition 65: OEHHA Proposes MADLs for Methanol

March 16, 2012

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has officially given notice that they propose to define Proposition 65 . In regards to inhalation limits, methanol's maximum levels have been set at 47,000 micrograms per day. In terms of ingestion, the OEHHA has stated 23,000 micrograms per day as the Maximum Allowable Dose.

China: Search Tool for Checking Chinese Chemical Regulatory Lists Online

August 8, 2013

The CIRS's free Chinese Chemical Inventory Search System (CCISS) has incorporated the latest Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances Produced or Imported in China (IECSC 2013), allowing for easy searches for three main chemical regulatory lists in China: the aforementioned IECSC 2013; the Catalog of Hazardous Chemicals (2012); and the List of Toxic Chemicals Restricted to be Imported/Exported.

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EPA: Life-Cycle Assessment of Nanoscale Technology: Lithium-ion Bateries for Electric Cars

April 30, 2013

The Design for the Environment (DfE) Program from the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics have formed a partnership with the National Risk Management Research Laboratory in EPA's Office of Research and Development to conduct a screening-level .

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