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Executive Brief - December 1, 2016 - EPA Names First Chemicals for Review Under TSCA Reform
NAEM Executive Brief December 1, 2016

"Everything worth doing takes time" - Bob Dylan, (1941-), American singer and songwriter

EPA Names First Chemicals for Review Under TSCA Reform
The EPA has named asbestos and nine other chemicals as the first 10 substances it will evaluate for potential risks to human health and the environment under the updated Toxic Substances Control Act. The agency must complete risk evaluations for these chemicals within three years. If the EPA determines that a chemical presents an “unreasonable risk,” it must mitigate that risk within two years. Read more...
Environmental Leader

China Vows To Cap Water Consumption, Crack Down On Polluters
China has long been worried about a water supply bottleneck that could jeopardize future economic development, with per capita supplies at less than a third of the global average.  It will keep national annual water consumption below 670 billion cubic meters through to 2020, as part of efforts to ease chronic regional shortages by cutting waste and boosting efficiency. Read more...
Thompson Reuters

3 Ways to Make Your Safety Moments More Personal
Simply put, safety is personal. We can talk about every possible hazard around us, but at some point, it's important to remember why we are talking about safety in the first place: to make sure we all go home safely every day. Read more...
EHS Today

ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines Streamline Industry Efforts to Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme released its Wastewater Guidelines, a unified expectation on wastewater quality for the entire textile and footwear industry. The ZDHC is a collaboration of 22 leading brands, including Marks & Spencer and New Balance, along with 13 value chain affiliates and 7 associates. The Guidelines are free to download from the ZDHC website. Read more...
Sustainable Brands

Canada Sets In Motion Microbeads Prohibition
Canada this month took steps toward joining the U.S. in banning the sale of personal-hygiene products that contain tiny plastics known as microbeads in an effort to keep them away from fish and wildlife and address plastic pollution in general. Read more....
The Toledo Blade

Energy Management Success Secrets from Comcast and EDF
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps is "a summer fellowship program that embeds trained, custom-matched graduate students inside leading organizations to accelerate clean energy projects and strategy." It has placed fellows at Comcast since 2013, where they have helped with efficiency improvements across the companies 1,000+ locations. Read more...
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NAEM to Contribute Research Insights to May 30 Arcadis Webinar

May 25, 2018

NAEM Executive Director, Carol Singer Neuvelt, will present research insights and emerging trends during an upcoming webinar with Arcadis on May 30 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m (ET). The free, Arcadis-hosted presentation, "Use Your EHS Data for Smarter, Better, Faster Decision Making" will identify opportunities for environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) leaders to leverage predictive analytics and data management systems to better manage risk. Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets.

NAEM’s 2018 EHS&S Forum to Offer Specialized Content for Retail Leaders

May 24, 2018

The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) will collaborate with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) to develop specialized retail-focused content for its 2018 EHS&S Management Forum in Louisville, the association announced today.

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