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United States Supreme Court to Weigh in on Consent-by-Registration Theory of Personal Jurisdiction

USA - April 25 2022 On April 25, 2022, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the Plaintiff’s appeal in Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 266 A.3d 542…

Merideth Snow Daly, Emily Mordecai

EPA Proposes Ban of Chrysotile Asbestos in Historic TSCA Risk Management Rule

USA - April 20 2022 On April 12, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a sweeping proposed ban on ongoing uses of chrysotile asbestos…

Nancy B. Beck, Matthew Z. Leopold, Elizabeth Reese, Thomas R. Waskom

EPA Draws Link Between Low-Dose Formaldehyde Exposure and Cancer

USA - April 20 2022 On April 14, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency released an updated draft risk assessment for formaldehyde, in which it links…

Elizabeth Reese

Why EPA’s Announcement about a Chemical No Longer Manufactured is Big News for your Business

USA - January 18 2022 On December 29, the chemicals program at EPA closed out 2021 by proposing revisions to its risk determinations for the Cyclic Aliphatic Bromide…

Nancy B. Beck, Elizabeth Reese, Gregory R. Wall

“Safer Beauty” Bill Package Targets PFAS, Phthalates, Formaldehyde, and Other Common Chemicals in Cosmetics

USA - October 26 2021 A group of Democratic representatives led by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) have introduced a “Safer Beauty” bill package that would ban certain…

Elizabeth Reese