As the specialty chemicals industry anticipates new policy and regulations coming under the Biden Administration, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is hosting its Policy Webinar Series throughout April to focus these key topics that are crucial to its membership and the value chain.
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SOCMA Looks Forward to Partnering on Key Trade Issues with Newly Appointed U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) congratulates Katherine Tai on her recent landmark appointment as the United States Trade Representative under the Biden Administration.
With chemical safety, security and trade as crucial focal points for the specialty chemical value chain, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) looks forward to continuing a robust dialogue and working with newly appointed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on these key industry issues.
SOCMA has identified two EOs that will intersect with the work and activities of its Environmental, Health and Safety committee. Alongside our members, we are prepared to further our advocacy efforts through each agency's review and decision process.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on the Economic Impact of Trade Agreements Implemented Under Trade Authorities Procedures, 2021 Report.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today welcomes the passage of legislation that includes a 3-year reauthorization of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).
The federal agencies have released their Spring 2020 Regulatory Agendas, which contain agency-by-agency priorities and timelines for upcoming regulatory actions. SOCMA has reviewed the agendas and summarizes upcoming policy activities relevant to SOCMA members.
Comments Opposing Refined Coal Tar Sealcoat Provisions of EPA’s Proposed Multi-Sector General Permit for Industrial Stormwater
In a letter to the EPA, SOCMA along with partner associations strongly oppose submit comments opposing refined coal tar sealcoat provisions of EPA’s proposed multi-sector general permit for industrial stormwater.
OSHA has issued two revised guidance memos on recordkeeping and enforcement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 26, 2020, the previous memos from April on these topics will be rescinded, and the new memos will go into and remain in effect until further notice.
April 20, 2020 Re: FEMA Initiative to Provide Cloth Masks to Critical Infrastructure The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has initiated... View Article