DuPont to pay $3M for Texas explosion
DuPont will pay over $3 million to settle environmental violations stemming from a chemical accident at one of its manufacturing sites that killed four workers and released thousands of pounds of toxic gas.
House panel probes COVID-19 scams, dangerous products
A House subcommittee scrutinized health risks yesterday from fraudulent products and scams spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
EPA approves first disinfectants tested against COVID-19
EPA announced that it has approved the first two surface disinfectant products proved to be directly effective against COVID-19 and said other products would also soon be approved.
Watchdog: Management woes hobble chemical board
The agency tasked with reviewing chemical accidents cannot carry out its mission due to managerial issues, EPA investigators found.
Senate approves bill to reauthorize anti-terror program
The Senate approved legislation last night from Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) to reauthorize a chemical security program that is set to expire in late July.