Category Archives: Legislative News

California metal recyclers file suit for injunctive relief to prevent imposition of unnecessary and harmful regulation

DTSC action threatens largest, most successful recycling program in California history SACRAMENTO, CA — After years of attempting to work with the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the California Metal Recyclers Coalition has filed a complaint against DTSC to prevent the unlawful imposition of “hazardous waste” facility permitting requirements on metal shredding and recycling […]

Fall 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

Fall 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

The Trump Administration’s Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Agenda) reports on the actions administrative agencies plan to issue in the near and long term. Released by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Agenda demonstrates this Administration’s ongoing commitment to fundamental regulatory reform and a reorientation toward reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens on […]

NYS Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) compliance

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) compliance

The NYS Legislature decided not to extend the deadline for enforcement with the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA). As a result, operators of “heavy duty vehicles” (“HDV”) that are operated “by or on behalf of” New York State must comply with DERA by December 31, 2019. Below is the updated DERA What is DERA? DEC’s regulations […]

Department of Labor schedules NACOSH meeting

Department of Labor schedules NACOSH meeting

Source: EHS Today A meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will take place on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. The agenda includes an update on key OSHA initiatives from Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt and remarks from National Institute […]

National Summit on Women in Apprenticeship

National Summit on Women in Apprenticeship

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of National Apprenticeship Week activities, the U.S. Department of Labor today hosted over 200 stakeholders from around the country at the National Summit on Women in Apprenticeship at the Department’s headquarters in Washington D.C. Sponsored by the Department’s Women’s Bureau, the summit – which brought together apprenticeship sponsors, employers, educational […]