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October 7, 2020
SEHSC Welcomes EPA-Granted Manufacturer-Requested Risk Evaluation of D4

WASHINGTON (October 7, 2020) – Members of the Silicones Environmental, Health and Safety Center (SEHSC), a sector group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), today welcomed a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to grant the industry’s request for a risk evaluation of D4 under the Toxic Substances Control Act. SEHSC is planning to formally notify EPA […]

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September 22, 2020
Australia, Singapore, have lessons for Hong Kong

The COVID-19 crisis has forced us all to consider many things we had taken for granted, like where our prescription drugs come from, and how many are stockpiled in case of trade disruptions. Not to mention how much economies rely on service industries, and how quickly those industries can collapse when tourism, trade, and travel […]

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August 5, 2020
New World For India And US – Analysis

Despite the Covid crisis, U.S. investors have been lining up to pour money into India’s digital future. Over the past two months, India has received about $20 billion in corporate investment from the U.S. – most of it in Jio, India’s largest mobile network operator and digital services company. All the marquee tech names have […]

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June 5, 2020
Banning Silicone Would Cripple Transportation Industry

Silicone is ubiquitous in our everyday lives; it’s found in millions of products we come into contact with daily, from sunroofs and smartphones to personal care products and medical devices. Yet efforts are underway, primarily in Europe, to impose draconian regulations on silicone products in the name of environmental protection. But advocates of restrictions and […]

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May 24, 2020
View: Beware of the precautionary approach to regulation
The Economic Times | John C Hulsman

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