Tag: EPA

EPA Announces the “Clean Air in Buildings Challenge”

Jon Redmond /May 2, 2022

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) has announced the “Clean Air in Buildings Challenge” as part of President Biden’s National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. This challenge provides building owners, operators,…

EPA Extends Comment Period for Draft Scope Document for Part Two of Asbestos Risk Evaluation: the Path Forward for TSCA Chemical Risk Evaluations

Jon Redmond /February 14, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will extend the public comment period for the draft scope document for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Risk Evaluation for Asbestos Part…

PFAS: Important Update on a Growing Concern

Jon Redmond /November 3, 2021

In August 2021, RHP Risk Management discussed heightened concerns surrounding PFAS and the rapidly evolving regulatory climate related to the “forever chemicals”. On October 18, 2021, the EPA released its…

OSHA Moves to Revoke Workplace Safety Oversight from Arizona, South Carolina, Utah

Jon Redmond /October 21, 2021

Citing deficiencies in COVID-19 safety policies and a failure to adopt the federal COVID-19 safety plans for healthcare workers, the U.S. Labor Department announced it is starting the process to…

EPA Releases Draft Scope Document for Risk Evaluation of D4 Chemical

Jon Redmond /October 20, 2021

In accordance with implementing regulations for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting public comment on the draft scope document of the risk evaluation to…