Legislation

This week, New York city council received a proposal from two of its members which would impose a 10 cent fee on plastic bags distributed throughout the city. While the council was hesitant to...

Frustrated by inaction on the part of the European Commission, the French Parliament's committee on European Affairs has published a report which indicates that endocrine disruptors are a...

Early last week, the Environment Protection Ministry of Israel announced that it has drafted a bill aimed at eliminating plastic bags from its culture and landscape, the Jerusalem Post...

California lawmakers unveiled a compromise bill last Friday that, if passed, would ban single use bags and impose a tax on bags distributed at the checkout as early as 2015. The bill has been a...

Bisphenol A has been making headlines with fair regularity lately as a bitter debate over its regulation as a chemical is waged. The number of studies and research projects that have found reasons...

Recent reports indicate that a group of scientists who have been vocal in their opposition of the European Union's provisional chemical policy may not be impartial researchers due to industry...