Monthly Archives: January 2021

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, January 2021


EPA Seeks Comments On Draft Compliance Guide Addressing Surface Coatings Under PFAS SNUR: On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of a draft compliance guide that outlines which imported articles are covered by EPA’s July 2020 final significant new use rule (SNUR) that prohibits companies from manufacturing, importing, processing, or using certain long-chain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) without prior EPA review and approval. 85 Fed. Reg. 81466. The draft...

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‘I’ve never met my team but have lunch with them weekly’

When Randi Lippert moved to London from Canada for work she was looking forward to getting to know her new colleagues.

Unfortunately, she relocated just before the first coronavirus lockdown last year. "I didn't have much in-office time to bond with my new team members before we all had to work from home," says the 28-year-old.

Thankfully for Ms Lippert, she has been able to get to know all her new workmates over lunch - "Zoom lunch"...

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