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Arizona: Industrial Commission Proposes to Amend Rules that Incorporate by Reference Federal OSHA General Industry and Construction Regulations

Arizona: Industrial Commission Proposes to Amend Rules that Incorporate by Reference Federal OSHA General Industry and Construction Regulations

In the March 4 2022 edition of the Arizona Administrative Register, the Industrial Commission of Arizona (the Commission) proposed to amend rules that incorporate by reference federal Occupational Safety and…

  • Industrial Facilities
  • Risk and Health
  • #greenhouse gas (GHG)
  • #Powered Industrial Trucks
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Washington: Department of Ecology Adopts Greenhouse Gas Rules to Comply with Climate Commitment Act

Washington: Department of Ecology Adopts Greenhouse Gas Rules to Comply with Climate Commitment Act

On March 2, 2022 in the Washington State Register, the Department of Ecology adopted rules to expand the number and type of entities subject to report greenhouse gas emissions and…

  • Environment
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Risk and Health
  • #biogas
  • #Gas
  • #Oil & gas
  • #weste gas
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Egypt issues Law No. 147 of 2021 that promulgates the new Law of Water Resources and Irrigation

Egypt issues Law No. 147 of 2021 that promulgates the new Law of Water Resources and Irrigation

Egypt has issued Law No. 147 of 2021 that promulgates the Law of Water Resources and Irrigation, repealing Law No. 12 of 1984, which issues the Irrigation and Drainage Law,…

  • Air, Soil, Water
  • Environment
  • #egypt
  • #waste water
  • #Water act
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UAE issues the new Federal Decree-Law on Regulation of Labour Relations in Private Sector

UAE issues the new Federal Decree-Law on Regulation of Labour Relations in Private Sector

UAE has issued the Federal Decree-Law No.33 of 2021 on the regulation of labour relations in the private sector that will take effect from February 2, 2022. The decree-law seeks…

  • Health and Working Conditions
  • #Health & Safety
  • #health and safety
  • #UAE
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Oregon: OR OSHA Permanently Adopts Some of the Temporary COVID-19 Rules

Oregon: OR OSHA Permanently Adopts Some of the Temporary COVID-19 Rules

In the January 2022 Oregon Bulletin, Oregon OSHA published notice of its adoption of some of the temporary COVID-19 rules. As the emergency temporary rule could only be effective for…

  • COVID-19
  • #Coronavirus
  • #COVID-19
  • #COVID19
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OSHA Releases a Letter of Interpretation to Clarify OSHAs Standards for Respiratory Protection Against Covid-19 for Employees with Religiously Mandated Facial Hair

OSHA Releases a Letter of Interpretation to Clarify OSHAs Standards for Respiratory Protection Against Covid-19 for Employees with Religiously Mandated Facial Hair

In an interpretation letter dated December 16, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) responded to the following questions concerning OSHA’s respiratory protection standard:  Can loose-fitting powered air-purifying respirators…

  • COVID-19
  • #Coronavirus
  • #COVID-19
  • #COVID19
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PHMSA Proposes Suspension of Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas in Rail Tank Cars

PHMSA Proposes Suspension of Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas in Rail Tank Cars

In the November 8, 2021 issue of the Federal Register, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed to suspend the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), 49 CFR §§ 171-180,…

  • Environment
  • Transport
  • #Environment
  • #Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • #Transportation
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OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standard Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing for Large Employers

OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standard Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing for Large Employers

In the November 5, 2021 Federal Register, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its emergency temporary standard for COVID-19 vaccination and testing at large employers (100 or more…

  • COVID-19
  • #Coronavirus
  • #COVID-19
  • #COVID19
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EPA Responds to Petition Regarding Project Emissions Accounting Rule

In the October 18, 2021 issue of the Federal Register, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave notice that it has responded to and denied a petition for reconsideration and…

  • Air, Soil, Water
  • Environment
  • #air emission
  • #carbon emissions
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EPA Proposes Additional Extraction and Determinative Methods to Characterize and Verify PCB Cleanups

EPA Proposes Additional Extraction and Determinative Methods to Characterize and Verify PCB Cleanups

In the October 22, 2021 Federal Register, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed alternative options for extraction and determinative methods used to characterize and verify the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls…

  • Air, Soil, Water
  • Environment
  • #Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • #EPA
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