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Nanotechnology: EPA seeks comments on nanoscale silver case study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

EPA has announced that it seeks public comments on a nanoscale silver case study and an approach to analyzing its risks

Nanotechnology: Massachusetts OTA to issue guidance on safe use of engineered nanoparticles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance & Technology (OTA) has prepared guidance that will be posted on its website to encourage the safe use of engineered nanoparticles

CDC report claims 212 chemicals found in Americans

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released a report titled “Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals.”

EPA releases report on health benefits of stratospheric ozone protection

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

EPA has released a peer-reviewed ICF Consulting report which predicts that Americans born between 1985 and 2100 will avoid more than 22 million additional cataract cases due to the "Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer" (Montreal Protocol

Toxic tort: Third Circuit dismisses putative class actions seeking medical monitoring

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of two putative class actions that sought medical monitoring for workers and nearby residents of Pennsylvania factories that used beryllium

Air: EPA proposes amendments to NSPS for medical waste incinerators

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

EPA has proposed amendments to the new source performance standards (NSPS) for hospital medicalinfectious waste incinerators

President’s Cancer Panel issues 2008-2009 annual report

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

According to a report prepared by President Barack Obama's (D) Cancer Panel, Americans are continuously exposed to largely unregulated cancer-causing chemicals and other carcinogenic substances that are having a "grossly underestimated" effect on cancer incidence and mortality

Air: EPA science advisors support stricter PM2.5 standards

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

According to EPA's Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, recent research on the adverse health effects of airborne fine particles supports EPA's recommendation that the agency's air quality standards for fine particles be strengthened

Toxic tort: federal court denies class certification in cancer cluster lawsuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has refused to certify a class in a lawsuit against Rohm and Haas Co. alleging that vinyl chloride contamination in McCollum Lake Village, Illinois, caused an increase in brain cancer rates among local residents