The Environmental Protection Agency released an analysis of toxic chemical release data January 5 that found that 3.93 billion pounds of toxic chemicals were released into the environment nationwide in 2010, a 16 percent increase from 2009. The increase is mostly due to changes in the metal mining sector. Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, covered facilities in the manufacturing, metal mining, electric utilities, and commercial hazardous waste facility industries are required to report by July 1 releases of certain chemicals that exceed a certain threshold.
Register Now As you are not an existing subscriber please register for your free daily legal newsfeed service.Register
If you have any questions about the service please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Lexology Customer Services on +44 20 7234 0606.
Toxic releases up
- Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
- David Leiter, Sarah Litke and Daniel Phillips
- January 8 2012
If you are interested in submitting an article to Lexology, please contact Andrew Teague at email@example.com.
"Lexology is a good barometer of a firm's expertise as the articles showcase a firm's understanding of the issues involved and how up to date their knowledge is. It's a good one stop solution where one is able...
"Lexology is a good barometer of a firm's expertise as the articles showcase a firm's understanding of the issues involved and how up to date their knowledge is. It's a good one stop solution where one is able to view the same law/cases from different perspectives; on the whole I would rate Lexology as a good service."
How Yee Loh