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ACC Files Comments on IRIS Handbook

This week, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) filed extensive comments on proposed revisions to the EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Handbook, a methodology used to assess chemical risks.  The comments were filed on behalf of several ACC chemical-specific groups, including its Formaldehyde Panel of which CPA is a member. ACC’s recommendations are highly technical,

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Comprehensive Climate Change Bill Introduced in the House

U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced a comprehensive climate change bill on March 2.  The CLEAN Future Act bill is 1,000 pages long and outlines over $565 billion in federal expenditures over the next 10 years to address climate change (and environmental justice).  The legislation would have broad

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CPA Submits Updated Canadian 2021 Budget Recommendations

On February 18, CPA participated in a renewed round of 2021 pre-budget consultations with the Government of Canada. In this budget cycle, the government is focusing on measures to support Canada’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. CPA utilized this opportunity to continue to advocate for issues that are aligned with the association’s Strategic Plan. Government

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Stiles and Steinemann Technology Form Partnership

Stiles Machinery and Steinemann Technology AG, Grand Rapids, Michigan / St. Gallen, Switzerland, announced the formation of a strategic partnership. Under the agreement, Stiles will be responsible for all sales, service and support of all Steinemann Technology in the U.S. and Canada. Employees of Steinemann U.S. will join the Stiles team. The agreement goes into

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U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises in February

U.S. consumer confidence in February registered at 91.3, rising 2.4 points from January, according to The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index.  The index measuring current business and labor market conditions gained 6.5 points from January to 92.0, while the short-term outlook for income, business and the labor market slipped 0.4 points to 90.8 in February.

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ACC Files Comments on IRIS Handbook

This week, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) filed extensive comments on proposed revisions to the EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Handbook, a methodology used to assess chemical risks.  The comments were filed on behalf of several ACC chemical-specific groups, including its Formaldehyde Panel of which CPA is a member. ACC’s recommendations are highly technical,

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Comprehensive Climate Change Bill Introduced in the House

U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced a comprehensive climate change bill on March 2.  The CLEAN Future Act bill is 1,000 pages long and outlines over $565 billion in federal expenditures over the next 10 years to address climate change (and environmental justice).  The legislation would have broad

Read More »

CPA Submits Updated Canadian 2021 Budget Recommendations

On February 18, CPA participated in a renewed round of 2021 pre-budget consultations with the Government of Canada. In this budget cycle, the government is focusing on measures to support Canada’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. CPA utilized this opportunity to continue to advocate for issues that are aligned with the association’s Strategic Plan. Government

Read More »

Stiles and Steinemann Technology Form Partnership

Stiles Machinery and Steinemann Technology AG, Grand Rapids, Michigan / St. Gallen, Switzerland, announced the formation of a strategic partnership. Under the agreement, Stiles will be responsible for all sales, service and support of all Steinemann Technology in the U.S. and Canada. Employees of Steinemann U.S. will join the Stiles team. The agreement goes into

Read More »

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises in February

U.S. consumer confidence in February registered at 91.3, rising 2.4 points from January, according to The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index.  The index measuring current business and labor market conditions gained 6.5 points from January to 92.0, while the short-term outlook for income, business and the labor market slipped 0.4 points to 90.8 in February.

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