Asbestos Ban to Affect Eight Chlorine Manufacturers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced a final rule to prohibit ongoing uses of chrysotile asbestos, the only known form of asbestos currently used in or imported to the United States. The ban is the first rule to be finalized under the 2016 amendments to the nation’s chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Read More

Leading Water Industry Organizations Oppose Proposed Rule that Could Impact Domestic Chlorine Production

Three respected national water industry organizations are coming together against a rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).  The American Water Works Association (AWWA), Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), and National Rural Water Association (NWRA) filed joint comments on the USEPA proposal to ban the use of chrysotile asbestos diaphragms in chlor-alkali Read More