- Taiwan EPA held a briefing session on supporting measures for registration of existing chemicals on Aug 22, 2018 with the aim of helping stakeholders understand standard registration measures before implementation of the new regulation, and to aid in timely preparation of documentation and data.
- China has disbanded the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and established a new ministry- the ministry of Ecology and Environmental (MEE). The detailed plan was not released until recently, which specifies the responsibilities, subordinate branches and MEE staff (三定方案).
- This article will summarize China’s provincial or local standards regulating VOCs emissions in key cities/provinces.
- Chinese MEE issued a notice requiring stricter management over environmental quality monitoring facilities and organizations. Staff for producing monitor data would be lifetime accountable for the authenticity.
- Taiwan EPA issued on 29 Mar 2018 the draft revisions to the Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration. The draft proposal is currently undergoing a 60-day public consultation. The Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration has been implemented since 11th
- In recent years, China has seen remarkable growth in its coating market. According to China’s State Statistics Bureau (see chart 1), the annual production of coatings has grown steadily since 2007, increasing from 5.9728 million tons in 2007 to 18.9987 in 2016. Moreover, the production of coatings
- The State Council published the implementation rules of the Law of Environmental Protection Tax in late 2017. The implementation rules took effect on the same day of the Law and specified some definitions and requirements that were raised by the Law. ChemLinked summarized some key questions that
- China has one of the world’s largest hazardous chemical manufacturing bases. The management of hazardous chemicals has always been a vital task for the Chinese government and involves a lot of governmental branches.